[IPython-user] Using ipython as a bash replacement
cygnus at cprogrammer.org
Mon Mar 22 17:16:00 CST 2004
I know ipython is not intended to be a *sh replacement. So, you might
be thinking or yelling, "Oh no! Someone else posting about using
ipython as a shell replacement!" But I'm not here to ask you to "add
feature X because if you did, it would be the perfect shell
With that said, I *would* like to consider using ipython on a more
regular basis. That happens to include some shell-like
functionality. Since this topic has surely been addressed on this
list before, can someone please give me tips with regard to what I
might find useful (as a user who wants ipython to at least emulate a
I've already discovered (and currently enjoy) the 'alias' command.
I use it to bind a few of my oft-used programs like emacs, mutt, and
df, for example.
Thanks so much. Ipython is the best!
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