Warning

This documentation is for a development version of IPython. There may be significant differences from the latest stable release.

Installation

This sections will guide you through installing IPython itself, and installing kernels for Jupyter if you wish to work with multiple version of Python, or multiple environments.

Quick install reminder

Here is a quick reminder of the commands needed for installation if you are already familiar with IPython and are just searching to refresh your memory:

Install IPython:

$ pip install ipython

Install and register an IPython kernel with Jupyter:

$ python -m pip install ipykernel

$ python -m ipykernel install [--user] [--name <machine-readable-name>] [--display-name <"User Friendly Name">]

for more help see

$ python -m ipykernel install  --help

See also

Installing Jupyter
The Notebook, nbconvert, and many other former pieces of IPython are now part of Project Jupyter.