alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 9 07:29:04 CEST 2013

On 9/07/2013 12:44 AM, davide.dalmasso at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi, I work with Python 3.3.
> I downloaded an IPython executable version from http://www.lfd.uci.edu/~gohlke/pythonlibs/
> I installed it but no shortcut appears in my start menu.
> How can I launch it or alternatively is there some other free source of executable file for Windows 7?

The IPython installer actually mentions this when it finishes

"Distribute (setuptools) is required to create Start Menu items.
Re-run this installer after installing distribute to get Start
Menu items."

You can grab the setup for distribute from:


If your Python 3.3 installation is part of your PATH, you simply do:

     python3 distribute_setup.py install

When it's finished, run the IPython installer again and you'll find
it now creates a start menu shortcut for you.

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