Open In App
Related Articles

Environment Setup for Matplotlib

Improve
Improve
Improve
Like Article
Like
Save Article
Save
Report issue
Report
Matplotlib is an overall package for creating static, animated, and interactive visualizations in Python. It literally opens up a whole new world of possibilities for you! Especially when it is used with Numpy or Pandas library, one can do unimaginable things. The plots give may give a new insight altogether. Now, the question arises i.e. How to make it running on your computer? But a more primary question would be, what are its pre-requisites or as we call it, dependencies for the software to run on your computer?

Dependencies

We’re ready to get the Matplotlib on our system!

Setting up

On macOS
  • Install libpng and Freetype using brew:
    brew install libpng freetype pkg-config
  • In case you’re working on MacPorts, execute the following instead:
    port install libpng freetype pkgconfig
  • Now install matplotlib from the source using:
    python -mpip install 
On Linux It’s the easiest to get it on Ubuntu since you can get all the dependencies by simply using the following command:
sudo apt-get build-dep python-matplotlib

Last Updated : 21 Apr, 2020
Like Article
Save Article
Previous
Next
Share your thoughts in the comments
Similar Reads