On 09/14/2010 01:36 PM, Dan Kortschak wrote:
> Hello,
> I just tried to have just tried to build matplotlib, but it fails - and
> is unable to find wxPython (looking under 2.8 rather than 2.6 where is
> lives - installed from source) or libgtk-2 headers (installed from apt
> repo).
> Can anyone suggest how to resolve these issues?

If you want to use wx, you need 2.8.  It looks like you don't have any 
of the gui dependencies.   Since you you are running ubuntu, I suggest 
you use the installation method recently described in this thread:


Be careful to read down through the thread; the first try at 
comprehensive instructions has an error.


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