[IPython-dev] Set default value of Kernel dropdown in 3.0.0-dev

Kyle Kelley rgbkrk at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 15:39:26 EDT 2014

If you're running from the base ipython/ipython or ipython/scipystack
Docker images, it defaults to the last installed version of ipython
(culprit is https://github.com/ipython/ipython/blob/master/Dockerfile#L43).

There should be a way to set the kernel type as the default though.

On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 10:25 AM, Andrew Odewahn <odewahn at oreilly.com> wrote:

> Hi. I'm trying to set the default kernel that is used in Notebooks
> 3.0.0-dev. (i.e., set the value of the kernel_selector_widget dropdown
> box at the top right corner).
> Rather than opening in Python 3, I'd like to set it to Python 2. Is there
> a command line option I can pass for this?
> Something like:
> ipython notebook --ip= --no-browser
> --SomeConfig.SomeOption=kernel-python2
> Any help appreciated!
> Andrew
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Kyle Kelley (@rgbkrk <https://twitter.com/rgbkrk>; http://lambdaops.com)
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