How to install Spyder on Ubuntu 12.04

sudo apt-get install spyder

To get the newest version, we than remove the ubuntu version and install the easy_install version:

sudo apt-get remove spyder

sudo apt-get install python-qt4
sudo apt-get install python-pip
sudo easy_install sphinx
sudo easy_install spyder
sudo easy_install -U ipython

See also: http://code.google.com/p/spyderlib/

Update Spyder

sudo easy_install -U spyder

GUI forms for python

An interesting add-on to build very simple GUI-forms is the package guidata, see: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/guidata/

How to install it:

cd ~
mkdir tmp
cd tmp
wget http://guidata.googlecode.com/files/guidata-1.3.2.zip
unzip guidata-1.3.2.zip
cd guidata-1.3.2
sudo python setup.py install

Also usefull are matplotlib (for graphics) and pyside (for GUI development):

sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pyside
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python-pyside


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KielTech: Spyder (last edited 2012-12-08 10:17:28 by UweFechner)