[SciPy-user] Scipy in XP on VMWare Workstation

William Purcell williamhpurcell@gmail....
Wed Nov 28 18:36:23 CST 2007


I am trying to run scipy in XP on VMWare Workstation. The host OS is 
Ubuntu.  When I attempt to start scipy I get the error:
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C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>C:\Python25\python.exe 
C:\Python25\scrip

ts\ipython -pylab -p scipy

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "C:\Python25\scripts\ipython", line 27, in <module>

IPython.Shell.start().mainloop()

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\IPython\Shell.py", line 1111, in start

return shell(user_ns = user_ns)

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\IPython\Shell.py", line 1008, in 
__init__

shell_class=MatplotlibShell)

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\IPython\Shell.py", line 74, in __init__

debug=debug,shell_class=shell_class)

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\IPython\ipmaker.py", line 95, in 
make_IPyt

hon

embedded=embedded,**kw)

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\IPython\Shell.py", line 562, in __init__

user_ns,b2 = self._matplotlib_config(name,user_ns)

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\IPython\Shell.py", line 463, in 
_matplotli

b_config

from matplotlib import backends

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\matplotlib\backends\__init__.py", 
line 55,

in <module>

new_figure_manager, draw_if_interactive, show = pylab_setup()

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\matplotlib\backends\__init__.py", 
line 24,

in pylab_setup

globals(),locals(),[backend_name])

File 
"C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\matplotlib\backends\backend_tkagg.py", lin

e 8, in <module>

import tkagg # Paint image to Tk photo blitter extension

File "C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\matplotlib\backends\tkagg.py", line 
1, in

<module>

import _tkagg

ImportError: DLL load failed: The specified module could not be found.

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Has anyone been successful in doing this or have any suggested fixes.

Thanks,
Bill


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