Canopy installs a virtual environment. The environment activate command is located at
~/Library/Enthought/Canopy_64bit/User/bin/activate. An easy way to access this environment is to alias it in your start up file eg:
# For canopy ipython alias canpy='source ~/Library/Enthought/Canopy_64bit/User/bin/activate'
When in the environment use
I'm using Canopy because I found it insanely annoying to install hdf5 and h5py on Mac 10.7.5
I think my next laptop will be linux...