Installing Anaconda

The installation of Anaconda is straightforward, but varies slightly by platform. We will cover the installation of Anaconda on Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms. After this installation, pandas will likely need to be updated, which is an identical process across platforms using the conda package manager.

Installing Anaconda on Linux

The download will place a shell script/installer on your system (the following shell script/installer assumes to be downloaded to the ~/Download folder). The name of the file will differ depending upon the Anaconda version and the architecture of Linux selected. This example is using Ubuntu 13.10, AMD64 platform and Anaconda Version 2.1.0. The file downloaded in this scenario is Anaconda-2.1.0-Linux-x86_64.sh ...

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