Installation question:

 

The import pylab command reports an error.  See bold below for details.  What installation step(s) am I missing?

 

Thanks!

 

# uname -a

Linux SESB01-RE01 2.6.18-92.el5 #1 SMP Tue Jun 10 18:51:06 EDT 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

 

#!/usr/bin/python

 

# File: mp_versions.py

 

import matplotlib

import numpy

import matplotlib as mpl

 

print "matplotlib version = " + matplotlib.__version__

print "matplotlib file = " + matplotlib.__file__

print "numpy version = " + numpy.__version__

print "mpl.get_configdir = " + mpl.get_configdir()

 

import pylab

 

# mp_versions.py

matplotlib version = 0.99.1.1

matplotlib file = /usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/__init__.pyc

numpy version = 1.2.1

mpl.get_configdir = /root/.matplotlib

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "./mp_versions.py", line 12, in ?

    import pylab

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/pylab.py", line 1, in ?

    from matplotlib.pylab import *

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/pylab.py", line 247, in ?

    from matplotlib.pyplot import *

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/pyplot.py", line 78, in ?

    new_figure_manager, draw_if_interactive, show = pylab_setup()

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/backends/__init__.py", line 25, in pylab_setup

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

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/backends/backend_gtkagg.py", line 10, in ?

    from matplotlib.backends.backend_gtk import gtk, FigureManagerGTK, FigureCanvasGTK,\

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/matplotlib/backends/backend_gtk.py", line 8, in ?

    import gtk; gdk = gtk.gdk

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 76, in ?

    _init()

  File "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gtk/__init__.py", line 64, in _init

    _gtk.init_check()

RuntimeError: could not open display

 

# ipython

Python 2.4.3 (#1, May 24 2008, 13:57:05)

Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

 

IPython 0.8.4 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.

?         -> Introduction and overview of IPython's features.

%quickref -> Quick reference.

help      -> Python's own help system.

object?   -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.

 

Installation steps:

# rpm -ivh refblas3-3.0-11.2.x86_64.rpm lapack3-3.0-19.2.x86_64.rpm

# rpm –ivh python-dateutil-1.2-1.el5.noarch.rpm pytz-2006p-1.el5.noarch.rpm

# rpm -ivh python-setuptools-0.6c5-2.el5.noarch.rpm

# rpm -ivh python-nose-0.10.4-1.el5.noarch.rpm

# rpm -ivh atlas-3.8.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

# rpm -ivh numpy-1.2.1-2.el5.x86_64.rpm

# rpm -ivh python-matplotlib-0.99.1.2-1.el5.x86_64.rpm

# rpm -ivh ipython-0.8.4-1.el5.noarch.rpm

 

Location of RPMs:

http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/ashigabou/CentOS_5/x86_64/

http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=python-dateutil

http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/epel/5/ppc/pytz-2006p-1.el5.noarch.html

http://fr2.rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/epel/testing/5/ppc/python-nose-0.10.4-1.el5.noarch.html

http://rpm.pbone.net/index.php3/stat/4/idpl/12391980/com/atlas-3.8.3-1.el5.x86_64.rpm.html

http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=numpy

http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=python-matplotlib

http://rpm.pbone.net/index.php3/stat/4/idpl/9548551/com/ipython-0.8.4-1.el5.noarch.rpm.html

 

 

Gary