I already have python installed…
Some of you may already have python.
You can check this by opening a bash terminal (as installed above), and typing:
That will return the python installation that your machine will run when you type
Assuming you do have python, you can check its version using:
If you don’t want to install anaconda python because you are happy with what you have, then please just make sure to have the following packages installed:
IPython can also be very handy - this comes bundled with the anaconda and canopy python distributions - additional info to sort this out can be found here.