Tag Archives: Debian/Lenny

Installing NumPy, SciPy, & Matplotlib on Debian Lenny (AMD64) with Python 2.6

I assume that Python 2.6 has already been installed from source on Lenny. $ sudo apt-get install libatlas-headers libatlas-base-dev $ sudo apt-get install libfftw3-dev libsuitesparse-dev $ sudo apt-get install liblapack-dev gfortran swig Download NumPy from the official repository.  Then $ … Continue reading

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Installing Python 2.6 from Source on Debian Lenny (AMD64)

First, development files need to be installed for some Python packages to be built: $ sudo apt-get install libreadline5-dev libbz2-dev tcl8.5-dev tk8.5-dev libsqlite3-dev You need to update the above package list if the Python modules you need are not being … Continue reading

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Installing wxPython 2.8 on Debian Lenny

Actually Debian has the python-wxgtk2.8 package which you can simply apt-get if you wish to have it installed as part of Python 2.5 which is the stable version for Lenny.  I’m adding wxPython 2.8 to Python 2.6, which I installed … Continue reading

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Canon PIXMA iP1800 for Debian Lenny

This is a cheap inkjet printer that I got for my temporary printing needs. The cartridges are very expensive (> $16 !!), so for heavy use this isn’t really worth my money. Anyways… Install CUPS and printing-related packages: # apt-get … Continue reading

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Using NTP Server to Synchronize Time on Debian Lenny

# apt-get install ntp # /etc/init.d/ntp restart That’s it. How simple is that!

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