upgrading Scipy via pip

On Anaconda Python, it’s far faster and easier to upgrade SciPy by

conda install scipy

If you can only use pip to install SciPy

Note a Fortran compiler is required.

sudo apt install liblapack-dev libatlas-dev libsparskit-dev libarpack2-dev gfortran libfftw3-dev libblas-dev

sudo pip install --upgrade scipy

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