[SciPy-user] scipy import problem when running from terminal

Stéfan van der Walt stefan@sun.ac...
Sun May 3 18:46:55 CDT 2009

Hi David

2009/5/4 David Vine <djvine@gmail.com>:
> when I execute my python scripts from the terminal (ubuntu 9.04) the scipy
> module cannot be found when i try to import it and i get an ImportError
> exception. However I am confident that the scipy module is installed
> correctly because calling the same script from within IPython  using
> execfile has no problem finding the scipy module.

I noticed that python 2.6 is now the default on Ubuntu, but you may
have the 2.5 packages for SciPy and IPython installed.

Maybe try "python2.5 myscript.py".


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