Prerequisites: Install Python and set up virtual environment & Install pip in virtual environment
Tested on: Xubuntu 12.04 LTS / 13.10 / 14.04 LTS (64-bit) with ActivePython installed in /opt
[Last update: 03/07/2014]
- (skip, if activated) Activate the virtual environment you would like to install ipython in:
cd ~/venv/apy3341 source bin/activate
- Make sure that readline support is installed in your virtual environment (prerequisite for ipython’s colour prompts).
- Use pip to install/update readline:
bin/pip install -U ipython