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Nov 2015
cel4
@cel4
Nov 06 2015 09:11
Is there a way to make jupyter print the paths where it looks for kernels? I tried installing a new kernel by ipython kernel install- The new kernel ends up in /usr/local/share/jupyter/kernels but somehow is not picked up by the web frontend
Min RK
@minrk
Nov 06 2015 10:54
jupyter --paths shows where it looks for everything. Kernels will be looked-for in data_dir/kernels for all data dirs.
cel4
@cel4
Nov 06 2015 11:20
oh, actually jupyter picks up the kernel, but ipython kernel install --name sci35 installs a kernel with display_name "Python3"
cel4
@cel4
Nov 06 2015 11:31
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Min RK
@minrk
Nov 06 2015 11:50
add --display-name to give it a different display name. --name specifies only the directory name.
cel4
@cel4
Nov 06 2015 15:25
@minrk , ah makes sense. Wouldn't it be more intuitive to default display-name to name if not set explicitly?
Min RK
@minrk
Nov 06 2015 15:25
possibly
Kuzey Yılmaz
@t-darxt
Nov 06 2015 19:45
Hi folks! I'm new here. I know intermediate level Python and want to learn about ipython. I like learning by doing. So which tutorial would you suggest to me? :octocat:
Jonathan Frederic
@jdfreder
Nov 06 2015 19:55
@t-darxt there are a couple recordings of tutorials we've given at various conferences (SciPy, PyData, and Strata to name a few)
they should be on youtube
but for learn by doing
the best place to look is ipython-in-depth
Our documentation on RTD has been improved dramatically too, thanks to @willingc @ellisonbg and others, you should check that out too.
Tanim Islam
@tanimislam
Nov 06 2015 20:54
@t-darxt actually, it’s interesting you mention that. I actually use IPython CONSTANTLY to design and introspect new functionality (no other python tool I have found is better for figuring out how to implement python algorithms than IPython)
@t-darxt I don’t know if there’s a tutorial, the best I could do is start the IPython shell, and then become familiar with all its goodness — up arrow to COMPLETE syntax already in your shell’s history, for example.