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Matplotlib is a python 2D plotting library which produces publication quality figures in a variety of hardcopy formats and interactive environments across platforms.

Instructions for users: 

On Ubuntu workstations this is available in the system Python and also in the Anaconda Scientific Python Distribution which is provided as a module.

On managed Windows machines this can be installed easily using WPKG.


There is some documentation on the website including an FAQ, Tutorial and User's guide.

Admin notes: 

Have to build this from source on SuSE. Needed to install python-gtk-devel. It builds OK without it but you won't get a GUI! Numpy is also a dependency.

 python install --prefix=/usr/local/shared/suse-11.1/i386/python 

On Ubuntu it's part of the distro.

You can test it by doing:

from pylab import *

This should draw a straight line graph.

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