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IPython Notebook Essentials by L. Felipe Martins

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Running the notebook

You are now ready to run the notebook. First, we create a directory named my_notebooks to hold your notebooks and open a terminal window at this directory. Different operating systems perform different steps.

Microsoft Windows users need to perform the following steps:

  1. Open Window Explorer.
  2. Navigate to the location where your notebooks are stored.
  3. Click on the New Folder button.
  4. Rename the folder my_notebooks.
  5. Right-click on the my_notebooks folder and select Open command window here from the context menu.

Mac OS X and other Unix-like systems' users need to perform the following steps:

  1. Open a terminal window.
  2. Run the following commands:
    mkdir my_notebooks
    cd my_notebooks
    
  3. Then, execute the following command on the terminal window:

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