Installation instructions: Arch Linux

  • Open a terminal and enter the following commands:

    $ sudo pacman -S python2-numpy python2-scipy python2-matplotlib \
        python2-opengl python2-pip wxpython graphviz boost
    $ pip2 install fastcluster --user
    $ pip2 install mapper --user
    $ pip2 install cmappertools --user
  • Optional: Add the directory $HOME/.local/bin to the search path so that the Mapper GUI can be started more conventiently.

    To do so, open the file .bashrc in your home directory, eg. by

    $ nano ~/.bashrc

    and insert the following lines at the end:

    # set PATH so that it includes user's private bin if it exists
    if [ -d "$HOME/.local/bin" ] ; then

    Now save the file and type

    $ source ~/.bashrc

    in the terminal window to read the modified file in.

  • Try Mapper out:


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