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See following error. I have matplotlib 1.0.1 installed (installed using this command)

[username@webXXX ~]$ python2.6
Python 2.6.5 (r265:79063, Nov 23 2010, 02:02:03)
[GCC 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-48)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
>>> fig = plt.figure()
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/home/username/lib/python2.6/matplotlib-1.0.1-py2.6-linux-i686.egg/matplotlib/pyplot.py", line 270, in figure
    **kwargs)
  File "/home/username/lib/python2.6/matplotlib-1.0.1-py2.6-linux-i686.egg/matplotlib/backends/backend_tkagg.py", line 80, in new_figure_manager
    window = Tk.Tk()
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/lib-tk/Tkinter.py", line 1643, in __init__
    self.tk = _tkinter.create(screenName, baseName, className, interactive, wantobjects, useTk, sync, use)
_tkinter.TclError: no display name and no $DISPLAY environment variable
>>>

asked 08 Feb '11, 01:54

Jonathan
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edited 08 Feb '11, 01:55


Hi,

Your application seems to require the $DISPLAY variable which means a running X server.

I am afraid that is not possible on our servers.

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answered 08 Feb '11, 02:16

neeravk
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accept rate: 41%

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