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I was wondering if I can get help on installation of pgfplots package on Mac OS Lion for LaTeX. I have downloaded a zip file from pgfplots download link but don't really know how to install it. I also checked the PDF file in the downloaded zip file; couldn't find a clear instruction on installing the package.

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closed as too localized by Alan Munn, Qrrbrbirlbel, Guido, Speravir, Kurt Dec 17 '12 at 3:23

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For starters, you linked to pgf.sourceforge.net which is the homepage of PGF/TikZ. Maybe you were looking for pgfplots.sourceforge.net? Which TeX distribution are you using? – Qrrbrbirlbel Dec 17 '12 at 1:18
Assuming you are using the MacTeX distribution (which you should be unless you have very good reasons not to) pgfplots should already be installed. See How do I add a .sty file to my MacTeX/TeXShop installation. – Alan Munn Dec 17 '12 at 1:52
Ok. Then we'll close this question as too localised. Thanks for responding to the comment. – Alan Munn Dec 17 '12 at 1:59
You can draw distributions using tikz and there are many questions here explaining how to do that. See for example how to draw a chi-square distribution, a t-distribution, and a bivariate normal distribution. If you search the site you can find other examples. – Vivi Dec 17 '12 at 2:35
@NNik Sorry, I have no experience with gnuplot... I am sure someone is going to help you :) Good luck! – Vivi Dec 17 '12 at 3:24