[IPython-dev] ipython bash interaction?

Zoltán Vörös zvoros at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 15:17:21 EDT 2013

On 25/09/13 21:02, Thomas Kluyver wrote:
> On 25 September 2013 11:39, Zoltán Vörös <zvoros at gmail.com 
> <mailto:zvoros at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     No, it is not. You are right, the PATH that I see from the ipython
>     console misses the directories that are set by .bashrc. Is there a
>     way of making ipython aware of the bash variables? I thought that
>     everything after ! is passed to the OS.
> How are you starting IPython? If you start it from inside bash, it 
> should inherit the environment variables. If you don't, .bashrc won't 
> be read.
Yeah, then that is the problem. I defined a menu item in the desktop 
manager, so I just click on a button on my task bar.
I can live with having to specify the full path, I was just a bit 
astonished that something didn't work as I expected.

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