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Installing Pandas

sudo apt-get install python-numpy cython This will install a fast numeric processing library (numpy) and a tool required in the pandas build process (cython).
Test numpy
Open up a Python prompt by running the following:
python At the prompt, type the following:
>>>import numpy >>>print numpy.__version__ You should see a number like "1.6.1" or higher.
Test cython
Open up a Python prompt by running the following:
python At the prompt, type the following (capitalization matters!):
>>>importCython>>>printCython.__version__ You should see a number like "0.15.1" or higher.
Download pandas
We recommend storing pandas in a directory called ''projects'' in your user directory. To do that, run the following commands:
mkdir -p ~/projects cd ~/projects git clone https://github.com/pydata/pandas.git cd pandas You will see git download pandas. Once the download finishes, and you get your prompt back, proceed to the next step.
Build p…