mne.sys_info(fid=None, show_paths=False)[source]

Print the system information for debugging.

This function is useful for printing system information to help triage bugs.

fidfile-like | None

The file to write to. Will be passed to print(). Can be None to use sys.stdout.


If True, print paths for each module.


Running this function with no arguments prints an output that is useful when submitting bug reports:

>>> import mne
>>> mne.sys_info() 
Platform:      Linux-4.15.0-1067-aws-x86_64-with-glibc2.2.5
Python:        3.8.1 (default, Feb  2 2020, 08:37:37)  [GCC 8.3.0]
Executable:    /usr/local/bin/python
CPU:           : 36 cores
Memory:        68.7 GB

mne:           0.21.dev0
numpy:         1.19.0 {blas=openblas, lapack=openblas}
scipy:         1.5.1
matplotlib:    3.2.2 {backend=Qt5Agg}

sklearn:       0.23.1
numba:         0.50.1
nibabel:       3.1.1
nilearn:       0.7.0
dipy:          1.1.1
cupy:          Not found
pandas:        1.0.5
mayavi:        Not found
pyvista:       0.25.3 {pyvistaqt=0.1.1, OpenGL 3.3 (Core Profile) Mesa 18.3.6 via llvmpipe (LLVM 7.0, 256 bits)}
vtk:           9.0.1
PyQt5:         5.15.0