[SciPy-User] scipy install on Mac
Thu Jun 7 16:16:29 CDT 2012
On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 11:09 PM, Irina Nudelman <email@example.com>wrote:
> Thanks Ralf.
> I just tried what you said - I installed Python2.6. Then I ran the scipy
> installation again from disc image - this time it finished with "install
> succesfull". However, I still get the error saying there's no module named
> scipy when I run my code! Also, I don't know where exactly scipy got
> installed - when I search I only see the dmg file. Probably my code is
> still using the apple python, but if I got installation successful, why
> can't I at least see where scipy went?!
It's installed to
If you installed the Python from python.org, opening a new terminal and
typing "python" should use the newly installed Python. You can check that
>>> import os
> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 4:12 PM, Ralf Gommers <firstname.lastname@example.org>wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 7:19 PM, Irina Nudelman <email@example.com>wrote:
>>> I have trouble installing Scipy on my Mac. I downloaded this:
>>> scipy-0.10.1-py2.6-python.org-macosx10.3.dmg and clicked and tried to
>>> install, but it told me it needs python 2.6. However, that's the version I
>>> have already. When I do python, I see:
>>> Python 2.6.1 (r261:67515, Jun 24 2010, 21:47:49)
>>> [GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5646)] on darwin
>>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> Can you help me figure out how to install it?
>> Hi Irina, that is your system Python (installed by Apple, best to leave
>> it alone). You should install Python 2.6 from
>> http://www.python.org/download/releases/2.6.6/, or 2.7 (also from
>> python.org). Then you can use the binary installers of numpy and scipy,
>> in that order.
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