[IPython-User] Controlling iPython output when starting notebook

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Wed Aug 29 10:52:29 CDT 2012

Have you tried the --no-browser option?

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Spencer Ogden <spencer@spencerogden.com> wrote:
> Ihave multiple users with logins on a shared Linux server. I would like
> to make using iPython as easy as possible by starting up a notebook as
> soon as they log in. This part is fine, what I would like to do is have
> less output from iPython, just a simple line saying "Go to:
> http://server:port" (there's no gui, so auto starting a browser doesn't
> make sense).
> I am trying to capture the STDERR output of iPython, and grep that for
> the port number, but I'm not having much success. Any help is
> appreciated. Also, I may be approaching this problem in completely the
> wrong way.
> The following lines work when I execute them sequentially in bash, but
> not when I source the .bash_profile. The server starts, but $port is not
> assigned. The sleep is there to give ipython time to print to the file.
> ipython notebook --profile=personal &>
> ~/.ipython/profile_personal/log/personal_session.log &
> port=$(grep -o "[0-9]*"
> ~/.ipython/profile_personal/log/personal_session.log)
> sleep 5
> echo $port
> echo "Go to http://portcon:$port"
> Spencer
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Brian E. Granger
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
bgranger@calpoly.edu and ellisonbg@gmail.com

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