How to Install Latest Matplotlib for Python 2.x on Debian 7 Wheezy 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

September 19, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Matplotlib for Debian 7 Wheezy

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install and Getting-Started with Python 2.x Matplotlib on Debian 7 Wheezy i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

Especially Relevant: Now it’s Recommended Instead to Install Matplotlib with Anaconda Python!

And matplotlib for Debian is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms. matplotlib can be used in python scripts, the python and ipython shell (ala MATLAB or Mathematica), web application servers, and six graphical user interface toolkits.

Finally, matplotlib tries to make easy things easy and hard things possible. You can generate plots, histograms, power spectra, bar charts, errorcharts, scatterplots, etc, with just a few lines of code. For a sampling, see the screenshots, thumbnail gallery, and examples directory.

How to Install Latest Matplotlib on Debian 7 Wheezy 32/64-bit - Featured
  1. Download Latest Matplotlib Source:

    Select the Latest Matplotlib Release.

  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive Extract into /tmp

    How to Install Latest Matplotlib on Debian 7 Wheezy 32/64-bit - Archive Extraction

    Or from Command Line:

    tar xvzf matplotlib*.tar.gz -C /tmp/
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Latest Matplotlib on Debian 7 Wheezy 32/64-bit - Open Terminal
  4. Install Matplotlib Dependencies for Debian

    sudo apt-get install build-dep python-matplotlib
  5. Installing Matplotlib for Debian

    cd /tmp/matplotlib* && sudo python setup.py install

    How to Install Latest Matplotlib on Debian 7 Wheezy 32/64-bit - Successful Installation Terminal

  6. Getting-Started with Matplotlib Examples:

    matplotlib Quick-Start Examples

    To Start Search the ‘simple_plot’ Example and Try to Execute it Step-by-Step on the Python Console.
    How to Install Latest Matplotlib on Debian 7 Wheezy 32/64-bit - Matplotlib Simple Plot

  7. How to Install FREE PyCharm Python IDE for Debian:

    PyCharm Installation Debian

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