Install IPython / Jupyter in Windows using Cygwin

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Install options for IPython on Windows include:

Install

IPython is best with Python 3, since IPython for Python 2.7 stopped development two IPython versions ago, and Python 2.7 is abandoned for most new work.

  1. install prereqs from Windows Command Prompt
    setup-x86_64 -P python3-pip python3-zmq python3-ipython
    
  2. from Cygwin Terminal:
    python3 -m pip install jupyter
    

Usage

  1. in Cygwin
    jupyter notebook --no-browser
    
  2. copy the URL printed to your Windows web browser to use Cygwin Jupyter notebook.

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