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Learning Python Data Visualization by Chad Adams

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Setting up Python on Ubuntu

Linux-based operating systems such as Ubuntu are Python's home in many ways. The Ubuntu marketplace is written in Python, and many Linux apps usually have a Python code base. Ubuntu features many of the same terminal commands OS X uses, if not the same commands. For Ubuntu, we will focus on Ubuntu 13.10. If you're using a derivative of Ubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, or Linux Mint, there are a few points that need to be kept in mind.

Most of these commands should be the same, with a few minor differences depending on your setup. Reach out to your search engine of choice if you run into issues loading each software component. The same can be said for Debian or Red Hat-based Linux distros.

Like OS X, you'll need the Java 7 runtime ...

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