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How to install matplotlib in Debian 9



Em 08-06-2018 20:11, Jim Lee escreveu:
>
> On 06/08/2018 11:54 AM, Markos wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm starting my studies with Python 3 on Debian 9 that I just installed.
>>
>> I have to install the matplotlib module, but I am in doubt what is 
>> the difference of the commands:
>>
>> pip3 install matplotlib
>>
>> or
>>
>> apt-get install python3-matplotlib
>>
>> Is there any difference in the packages which are installed?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Markos
>>
> It's generally preferable to use your distribution's package manager 
> (apt-get) to install packages, as you will then receive updates as 
> they become available.? However, Debian is notorious for having 
> stale/outdated packages in its repository.? If you need the latest 
> version of matplotlib, use pip (you'll have to update it manually).? 
> If you want old but stable, use apt-get.
>
> -Jim
>
>

Hi Jim,

As I prefer more stability than "updability" I will install the package:

apt-get install python3-matplotlib

Best Regards,
Markos