Can Not Install Numpy or Scipy

  • Using pip install to install Numpy and scipy to no luck. It downloads fine but on install i get the following errors:
    root@Omega-2585:/# pip install numpy scipy matplotlib
    Collecting numpy
    Downloading (5.0MB)
    99% |████████████████████████████████| 5.0MB 1.2MB/s eta 0:00:01Exception:
    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/", line 215, in main
    status =, args)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/commands/", line 324, in run
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/req/", line 380, in prepare_files
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/req/", line 620, in _prepare_file
    session=self.session, hashes=hashes)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/", line 821, in unpack_url
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/", line 659, in unpack_http_url
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/", line 882, in _download_http_url
    _download_url(resp, link, content_file, hashes)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/", line 603, in _download_url
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/utils/", line 46, in check_against_chunks
    for chunk in chunks:
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/", line 571, in written_chunks
    for chunk in chunks:
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/utils/", line 139, in iter
    for x in it:
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/", line 560, in resp_read
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/_vendor/requests/packages/urllib3/", line 357, in stream
    data =, decode_content=decode_content)
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/_vendor/requests/packages/urllib3/", line 314, in read
    data =
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/_vendor/cachecontrol/", line 63, in read
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/_vendor/cachecontrol/", line 50, in _close
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/_vendor/cachecontrol/", line 275, in cache_response
    self.serializer.dumps(request, response, body=body),
    File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/pip/_vendor/cachecontrol/", line 87, in dumps
    MemoryError [/CODE]

  • create a memory swap , but will not work for other causes (setuptools)

  • Try this out
    Nevermind-It didn't work for me.
    Seriously-Nothing on this, yet?

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