[IPython-dev] error initiating ipython notebook

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Sun Feb 19 15:25:18 CST 2012


By default, the notebook with open a web browser.  There appears to be
a problem in that part of the code on your system. Not sure what would
cause that failure, but this should get you around it:

ipython notebook --no-browser

Cheers,

Brian

On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Gerardo Lacy Mora <glacycr@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I am getting the following error when trying to open a notebook:
>
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/bin/./ipython",
> line 7, in <module>
>     launch_new_instance()
>   File
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages/IPython/frontend/terminal/ipapp.py",
> line 406, in launch_new_instance
>     app.start()
>   File
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages/IPython/frontend/terminal/ipapp.py",
> line 376, in start
>     return self.subapp.start()
>   File
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages/IPython/frontend/html/notebook/notebookapp.py",
> line 447, in start
>     browser = webbrowser.get(self.browser)
>   File
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/webbrowser.py",
> line 47, in get
>     command = _synthesize(browser)
>   File
> "/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.6/lib/python2.6/webbrowser.py",
> line 84, in _synthesize
>     cmd = browser.split()[0]
> IndexError: list index out of range
>
> What might be the problem?
>
> Thanks
>
> -Gerardo
>
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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