Software Updates 2022

2022-05-07: R 4.2

  • R (system-wide):
    • (upd) R 4.2 + many packages
    • Not yet ready for 4.2? In Settings → Control → Software Environment, you can select Ubuntu 20.04/2022-04-19.
  • Python3 (system-wide):
    • (new) propheta procedure for forecasting time series data based on an additive model where non-linear trends are fit with yearly, weekly, and daily seasonality, plus holiday effects
    • (new) pyspiceSimulate Electronic Circuit using Python and the Ngspice / Xyce Simulators
    • (new) timmlan analytic element model for steady multi-layer flow
  • System:
    • as usual, various Linux, R and Python package updates

2022-04-19: Various updates …

  • Python3 (system-wide) & System:
    • as usual, various Linux, R and Python package updates
  • Python 3 (system-wide):
    • (fix) resolved an xlrd <-> pandas incompatibility for reading older Excel xls files.

2022-03-24: New Anaconda Environment

  • (new) Anaconda 2021:
    • Despite we already have the year 2022, the installer is versioned as 2021.11, hence that name.
    • Most of the packages that were installed in Anaconda 2020 are also installed here.
    • The Python version is 3.9.
    • Anaconda 2020 will stay around, but updates or additional packages will go into the 2021 edition.
  • Python 3 (system-wide):
  • System:
    • as usual, various Linux, R and Python package updates

2022-03-19: Bioconductor Maintenance

  • R:
  • System:
    • various Linux, R and Python package updates

2022-03-08: Regular update

  • System:
    • various Linux, R and Python package updates

2022-02-27: Removing PyPy Notebooks

  • Jupyter:
    • removing pypy kernel, since it is broken. pypy3 still available on the command-line.
  • Sage:
    • admcycles: updated to be compatible with 9.5
  • Executables:
    • (new) valgrind
    • (upd) various Linux package updates, including R packages

2022-02-12: Sage 9.5

  • Sage:
  • Python:
    • (new) numpyro 0.8.0Probabilistic programming with NumPy powered by JAX for autograd and JIT compilation
    • (upd) various routine pkg updates
  • Julia:
    • (upd) Version 1.7.2
  • Executables:
    • (upd) various Linux package updates, including R packages

2021-12-13: Julia 1.7 & various updates

  • Julia:
    • (new) Version 1.7 now available
  • Python 3:
    • (upd) routine upgrades
  • Executables:
    • (new) GNU C Compiler version 10: gcc-10, g++-10, …
    • (upd) various Linux package updates, including R packages