[IPython-User] ssh tunnels, pre-0.12

Fernando Perez fperez.net@gmail....
Thu Sep 8 22:55:22 CDT 2011


On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 9:02 AM, David Froger <david.froger@gmail.com> wrote:
> I now can run the ipython kernel on the server on connect from the
> client using the first method of:
> http://ipython.org/ipython-doc/dev/interactive/qtconsole.html#ssh-tunnels
>
> It works, I can read a file on the server with the qtconsole on the client.
>
> However, I can't display a figure. I've set "backend  : Agg" on both
> the client and the server.
> (in ~/.matplotlib/matplotlibrc).
>
> Is it expected to work?

You need to start the kernel with the inline backend:

ipython kernel --pylab inline

and then, figures will automatically show up on the qtconsole that
connects to the kernel.

Cheers,

f


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