[IPython-User] ipython installation on osx 10.6.8

Elim Qiu elim.qiu@gmail....
Fri Mar 16 17:49:47 CDT 2012


Thanks a lot MinRK.
It works! This also suggests the installation is fine.


On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 4:29 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk@gmail.com> wrote:

> Your installation is probably fine.
>
> IPython has two color schemes.  The default color scheme on OSX is
> 'lightbg', because the default terminal on OSX is black-on-white.
>
> To change the colors to the dark-background (called 'Linux' for some
> reason), set it at IPython startup:
>
> $> ipython --colors=linux
>
> or from inside IPython with the `%colors` magic:
>
> In [1]: %colors linux
>
> or set it permanently in your ipython_config.py:
>
> # initialize default config, if you haven't already:
> $> ipython profile create
>
> edit ~/.ipython/profile_default/ipython_config.py
> and find the line with 'c.TerminalInteractiveShell.colors', and
> uncomment it, changing it to:
>
>    c.TerminalInteractiveShell.colors = 'Linux'
>
> -MinRK
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 15:21, Elim Qiu <elim.qiu@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I used 'sudo easy_install readline ipython' to install ipython on snow
> > leopard.
> >
> > I noticed that this time the prompt color is not the(typical) bright
> green
> > but dark blue.
> >
> > Wondering there are something wrong with my latest installation.
> >
> > How do I test the installation is a good one? How to change the prompt
> > color?
> >
> > Thanks for your help
> >
> >
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