[IPython-User] syntax for specifying browser in OS X 10.6.8, ipython 0.13

Aaron Meurer asmeurer@gmail....
Sat Oct 13 19:02:52 CDT 2012


On the Mac, "open -a Google\ Chrome" should work, though it doesn't
seem to work for me for some reason.

Aaron Meurer

On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 4:00 AM, George Nurser <gnurser@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 12 October 2012 23:36, Thomas Kluyver <takowl@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 12 October 2012 17:04, George Nurser <gnurser@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I'm probably being dim, but the required syntax isn't obvious to me.
>> > I've tried e.g.
>> >
>> > python notebook --pylab inline --browser Chrome
>>
>> If memory serves me correctly, you have to use the name of the command
>> that starts the browser. On my system, Chrome is google-chrome. But I
>> think it's trickier on a Mac because of the .app folders.
>
>
> Seems to be;)
> /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ Chrome &
>
>  will open chrome from terminal, but
> ipython notebook --pylab inline --browser "/Applications/Google\
> Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google\ Chrome"
> still gives
> ....
> [NotebookApp] No web browser found: could not locate runnable browser.
>
> cheers, George.
>
>>
>> Thomas
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