[IPython-dev] Installing ipython notebook in virtualenv on mac
rgbkrk at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 11:47:38 EST 2013
If your colleague uses brew, I have a set of instructions for installing
ipython notebook+more on Mac OS X in this gist:
On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Eric Matthes <ehmatthes at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had thought about this approach, but I thought working in a virtualenv
> would be easier than installing an entire vm. I'll check with the person
> I'm working with, and ask his preference.
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 7:09 AM, mcburton <mcburton at umich.edu> wrote:
>> While this doesn't quite answer your specific questions about virtualenv
>> on a mac, you might check out the GitHub repository for the 2nd edition of *Mining
>> the Social Web. *Instead of walking users through installing Python and
>> IPython, the author has them install a linux virtual machine and uses
>> Vagrant to automatically build an IPython environment.
>> There is a screencast and instructions on how to set-up the virtual
>> development environment. I like this approach because it sidesteps the
>> problem of installing IPython and its dependencies on the local machine.
>> If both of you use a VM then you can have the exact same development
>> environment regardless of your host operating system (linux/win/osx).
>> Just putting this out as a possible alternative to your challenge.
>> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 10:53 AM, Eric Matthes <ehmatthes at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> I am trying to help a colleague get IPython Notebook running on a mac. I
>>> use Ubuntu, and I've lost track of everything I did to get IPython running
>>> on my machine. Right now, I can get IPython Notebook working in a virtual
>>> environment by running the following commands:
>>> ~$ mkdir test_ipython
>>> ~$ cd test_ipython
>>> ~/test_ipython$ virtualenv -p python3.3 venv
>>> ~/test_ipython$ source venv/bin/activate
>>> (venv)~/test_ipython$ pip install ipython[all]==1.1.0
>>> After this, I can run `ipython --version` and I see `1.1.0`, and I can
>>> run `ipython notebook` successfully from an activated virtual environment.
>>> My colleague is having issues, I believe, with pyzmq. Can someone
>>> clarify what is wrong with these instructions, or what he needs to do to
>>> his overall system to make these instructions work? He has python2.7 and
>>> python3.3 installed on his system.
>>> Also, I am quite new to the list, and if this kind of question really
>>> belongs on Stack Overflow please let me know. I've been hunting around for
>>> a while, but there are so many installation instructions for various
>>> versions of IPython, and so many dependencies that I get lost pretty
>>> quickly in the existing documentation.
>>> Thank you,
>>> Eric Matthes
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