How To Install iPython Jupyter Notebook On Ubuntu 16.04 Using Vagrant

First, in Vagrantfile make sure the forwarded ports reflect the code below (Jupyter notebook uses port 8888): "forwarded_port", guest: 8888, host: 8888

or (you can access iPython Jupyter at instead of "forwarded_port", guest: 8888, host: 80

1. Install Python 2.7 and Pip

First login to vm with ssh:

$ vagrant ssh


$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get -y install python2.7 python-pip python-dev

To verify that you have python installed:

$ python --version

You can also check if pip is installed using the following command:

$ pip --version

2. Install Ipython and Jupyter Notebook

$ sudo apt-get -y install ipython ipython-notebook
$ sudo -H pip install jupyter

ERRORS & SOLUTIONS: Depending on what version of pip is in the Ubuntu apt-get repository, you might get the following error when trying to install Jupyter:

You are using pip version 8.1.1, however version 8.1.2 is available.
You should consider upgrading via the 'pip install --upgrade pip' command.

Use pip to upgrade pip to the latest version:

$ sudo -H pip install --upgrade pip

After pgrading pip, try installing Jupyter again:

$ sudo -H pip install jupyter

3. Running Jupyter Notebook

You can start jupyter notebook with an extra config line of ‘–ip=’. This tells jupyter to listen on any IP address. This is the only way I can run jupyter notebook while using vagrant. and

$ jupyter notebook --ip=

Access Jupyter by going to: or ( if you chose the second option above)
and copy/paste the token you see in the command line into the password field. You will have to copy/paste the login token (after …?token=) in the command line output into the login field of jupyter.

Next, we can also configure the Python environment

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