Jupyter

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Jupyter is a project which produces browser-based interactive environments for programming, mathematics, and data science. It supports a number of languages via plugins ("kernels"), such as Python, Ruby, Haskell, R, Scala and Julia.

JupyterLab is "Jupyter’s Next-Generation Notebook Interface", while Jupyter Notebook is the original. See the Jupyter website for a comparison.

Installation

After installation, run the following to enable interactive JavaScript widgets in the notebooks; otherwise, widgets will be disabled.

# jupyter nbextension enable --py --sys-prefix widgetsnbextension

To install third-party Jupyter Notebook extensions for the current user, use the --user option instead of --sys-prefix while executing jupyter nbextension install. To do the same for installation of JupyterLab extensions, set the environment variable

$ export JUPYTERLAB_DIR=$HOME/.local/share/jupyter/lab

and verify it by running jupyter lab paths. Then onwards follow usual installation instructions.

Running

To start JupyterLab run:

$ jupyter lab

To start Jupyter Notebook run:

$ jupyter notebook

Navigate to the URL given on the standard output if a web browser does not automatically open.

Kernels

Haskell

Install the ihaskell-gitAUR package. Then run ihaskell install.

Julia

Install the julia package and run julia to get a REPL prompt. Then run:

using Pkg
Pkg.add("IJulia")

See the Julia manual for more details on package management.

Python

Install the python2-ipykernel package for Python 2 support. Python 3 support (via python-ipykernel) is included when installing jupyter-notebook.

R

Follow the installation instructions in IR Kernel.

Sage math

Install the sagemath-jupyter package.

Octave

Install the jupyter-octave_kernelAUR package.

Maxima

Install the maxima-jupyter-gitAUR package.

See also