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Installation of PyBrain from Source (Linux)

  • Make sure NumPy and SciPy are installed.
  • (Optional) Uninstall any existing versions of PyBrain:
    easy_install -m pybrain
  • Get a copy of the most recent PyBrain source code via git:
    git clone git://
  • Install PyBrain from the source:
    cd pybrain
    python install

Installation of PyBrain from Source (Mac, Long Version)

This long version takes you all the way through installing the latest version of python, ipython, NumPy, and SciPy... Hopefully this is not necessary for you to do.

  • Download and install the latest version of Python (2.7+) via that .dmg from the website
  • Download ipython if you please...
  • The complete instructions are here to install NumPy and SciPy.
  • Download and install the gfortran .dmg
  • Download the NumPy source file and install manually:
       tar xvzf numpy-1.6.x.tgz
       cd numpy-1.6.x
       sudo python build (takes a little while..)
       sudo python install
  • Test your numpy installation:
       >>> import numpy as np
       >>> a = np.array([1, 2.5, 3])
  • Download SciPy source file and install manually:
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