How to install/upgrade Python Spyder, a Matlab-like IDE.
How to install Anaconda Python in Windows Subsystem for Linux.
How to make IPython Spyder Matplotlib plots in separate figures, vs. inline the tiny console window.
Some VNC setups are unable to remotely use Spyder IDE over VNC–you can use the mouse, but not the keyboard. Here’s how I fixed this problem using TurboVNC.
Recent upgrades with conda (Anaconda/Miniconda) seem to have a clashing libstdc++. Just copy over your system libstdc++ to fix the issue.
Python packages are switching to QT5–breaking Mayavi 4.5, which needs QT4 and Python 3.5. Setup an environment for Mayavi 4.5 & QT4 to workaround.