Tagged: python3

Spyder 2.3.0 Python3 installation on Ubuntu 14.04

Note: Now that Spyder 2.3 has been officially released, you can just do sudo pip3 install spyder This is not a permanent installation, it leaves your existing Spyder installation alone. Prerequisities: ipython3 ipython3-qtconsole python3-pyside.qtcore python3-pyside.qtgui python3-pyside.qtsvg python3-pyside.qtwebkit python3-psutil python3-pep8 python3-sphinx 0) download and extract the ZIP file of the latest Spyder 2.3 from https://bitbucket.org/spyder-ide/spyderlib/downloads I […]

Matplotlib Python3: fixing pyplot.imshow()

I have noticed on my Ubuntu 14.04 PCs and have seen other OSs having issues with python3 and matplotlib.pyplot.imshow(). Errors like: backend_gtk3cairo.RendererGTK3Cairo … NotImplementedError: Surface.create_for_data: Not Implemented yet. and getting blank images. I fixed the problem by switching the matplotlib backend as follows: 1) placing a file named “matplotlibrc” in the directory of my Python […]