IPython Notebook Installation Guide

Last edited: February 25th, 2017

A brief installation guide to IPython Notebook.

Do you have Python installed?

You need Python to run the IPython Notebook on your system. To see if you have it installed, type the following into the command line


and if you get a response similar to this

Python 3.5.0 (v3.5.0:374f501f4567, Sep 12 2015, 11:00:19) 
[GCC 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5666) (dot 3)] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

you're good. If not, see below.

Installing the Notebook

Jupyter's own installation guide is a good place to start. They explain how to install the notebook using either Anaconda or pip.