[IPython-dev] Making small kernels just got easier

Aaron Meurer asmeurer at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 19:55:46 EDT 2014

Will it be possible to set the default kernel in the settings? I just want
to override the completion in the Python kernel to use Jedi.

Aaron Meurer

On Jul 2, 2014, at 5:49 PM, Thomas Kluyver <takowl at gmail.com> wrote:

On 2 July 2014 14:20, Cyrille Rossant <cyrille.rossant at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can it work in the notebook?

It can, but it will be better by the time IPython 3 is released.

At present, the notebook is only aware of one type of kernel, so you have
to start it up with a long command line option like this:

ipython notebook --KernelManager.kernel_cmd="['python','-m','echokernel', '
-f', '{connection_file}']"

Soon, this will be unnecessary: the notebook UI will have a list of
available kernels to pick from. I'm working on the next step for this in a


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