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Control A on Mac Terminal behaves unexpectedly while using python ipdb

When I'm using Python ipdb (and this only happens on one of my three macs), I type Ctrl-A to get to the beginning of the line (after running a few statements without issue). The cursor APPEARS to jump ...
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Notepad++ closing file handle too fast for IPython %edit magic

I'm trying to use Notepad++ on Windows as editor for IPython's %editmagic, set: c.TerminalInteractiveShell.editor = r'C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\notepad++.exe' (in my profile's ipython_config....
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General getting started with untrusted https

I have about 9 year's experience creating/maintaining minimally secured personal or departmental web sites with Linux and Apache httpd. Recently I've deployed a couple of web apps that require a ...
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Is it possible to use ZSH-style completion in IPython?

In IPython, if I trigger a completion in an ambiguous context, for example var = [press TAB] then I got a whole screen of completion candidates. I have to scroll up to find out what I did before. ...
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Can't import matplotlib on Anaconda (Python), on my Mac, even though it's installed on the terminal and set as a default

So basically on my Ipython I can't get it working even though it's installed, and the terminal shows that it should be working. Syntax and Error In [1]: import matplotlib.pyplot as plt -------------...
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Getting rid of welcome message in Spyder Python IDE (Anaconda)

I am on Windows 7 64bit. Is there a way to customize the welcome message in the Spyder IDE IPython console? (I am using the Anaconda distribution.) Preferably, starting with a plain: In [1]:
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How to search and install package in Anaconda (Conda)

I am trying to install pandoc so I did conda install pandoc but nothing popped up and it told me to search. I searched with anaconda search -t conda pandoc and the results are below...How can I ...
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How can I install ipython with pip3?

I just did the following with no problem: brew install python3 pip3 install numpy pip3 install scipy But when trying: pip3 install ipython I get: Exception: Traceback (most recent call last)...
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500 server error using IPython notebook on Windows

I've just done a fresh install of IPython notebook on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. The steps I took were: Install Python 3.4.1 from python.org > pip install ipython[notebook] > pip install pywin ...
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ipython notebook can't find python

I had a couple of Python 2 versions under home-brew. Since I was only using ipython notebook, I decided to uninstall all Python 2 instances, which turned out to be a bad idea because now I just get an ...
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Is there a terminal supporting embeded graph under linux? [closed]

everyone. I want to know if there is a graphic terminal which support viewing images inline. The ipython qtconsole is very cool because it has the '%matplotlib inline' magic. But I'd like to use ...
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show all breakpoints when debug a python code with pdb

I am using pdb to debug a python code. I set the breakpoints in the pdb command line with b [linenumber]. Can I check all the linenumber of breakpoints? thanks.
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IPython QtConsole: select text to copy?

Is there any way to make QtConsole copy marked (selected) text automatically to clipboard? OS: Linux, GUI: KDE.
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Going back to a stopped job [duplicate]

wim@wim-zenbook:~$ ipython Python 2.7.4 (default, Apr 19 2013, 18:28:01) Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. IPython 0.13.2 -- An enhanced Interactive Python. ? -&...
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How to use IPython with Python3.3 in Fedora 18

I've got both Python 3.3 and Python 2.7 installed on my PC. After installing IPython 0.13.1 on Fedora 18 using the Software installer it defaults to Python 2.7. I've little experience in both Linux ...
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ipython and sublime text 2

I really love how Rstudio has a shortcut for running a line of selected code, this allows for much quicker coding. I notice more and more however, that I need to work in python as it offers a bit more ...
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%paste magic function on ipython3

I'm using ipython3, installed on Ubuntu with apt-get. I can't use the paste magic function, it complains about missing Tkinter. But I do have Tkinter and the same thing works fine on ipython (2). ...
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forcing windows 7 not to open python script executables (specificaly pip an IPython) in a new popup cmd window

Meaning that when I run from the command line something like: Ipython or pip install somelib windows runs them in a new cmd window instead of in the current window. therefor if there is an error ...
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Where are ipython key bindings documented?

I'm mostly loving ipython, but exasperated by my efforts to find any documentation for keyboard shortcuts. I can arrow/scroll through my command history, I can use ctrl r to search my history, a la ...
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IPython plots show up in IDLE

This quite stupid, but every time i use plot() with IPython it pop's up in the IDLE window opposed to showning it inline. How can I change this?
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iPython in Terminal.app: multi-line editing

I'm using iPython in Terminal.app (on Mac), and when I scrollback to a multi-line block it's really slow moving between lines. Is there a keybinding (or can I configure one) to make it possible to ...
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IPython HTML notebook multiple users login

IPython HTML notebook looks incredible! http://ipython.org/ipython-doc/dev/interactive/htmlnotebook.html I'm thinking of using it for our computational/numerics classes, but can't find an documented ...
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How I can register ipython in Mac OS with latest versions of python?

I have installed ipython through easy_install but it didn't create the file in /usr/local/bin/ as usual. I know if I use older version of easy_install of python, for example 2.6 I have this file ...
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OSX - what would cause a d.txt file to contain all my Terminal history to appear in my homedir?

I was working when I noticed a file in my homedir called d.txt. It contained all of my iPython work I'd been doing in the last hour or so. Is this something that my Terminal app did, or something that ...
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CTRL-[keys] and arrows not functionning in terminal / ipython

I'm using ipython Inside the python shell, when I press up instead of showing the last command, it prints ^[[A also CTRL-[keys] are fubar. CTRL-p prints ^P Everything is normal under terminal\...
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How to config ipython3-3.2 on Mac OS X?

I installed IPython with Macport: $ sudo port install py32-ipython It issues errors when I start it: $ ipython3-3.2 /opt/local/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/3.2/lib/python3.2/site-...
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Can I redo/undo in ipython shell?

A feature in bpython called rewind. Is there some similar key bindings?
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Error running IPython3 on XP: TypeError: _isdir() takes exactly 1 argument (0 given)

<UPDATE> Never did get IPython3 to work under Windows, but I did manage to get it to work on my local CentOS server (after much frustration) by eventually discovering the absolutely ...