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. IPython for Python 2.7 stopped development in early 2017.

  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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