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Comment: added info on Jupyter notebook


  1. Open Anaconda Command Prompt (via the Start menu on Windows, e.g.)
  2. conda install -n arc101 python=2.7.5 matplotlib=1.3.0 numpy=1.6.1 pandas=0.10.0

Special instructions: Jupyter notebook

  • Jupyter notebook is a really great way interact with Python.
  • We have had problems getting this to work. Many thanks to Parker Norton who figured out this workaround manipulates Anaconda server lookups.
  • The instructions below are for 10.2.2, note the specified python, matplotlib, and numpy versions.
Code Block
titleDOS Batch file
:: Anaconda environment name and versions required for Arc
set AEENV=arc1022 
set AEVERS=python=2.7.5 matplotlib=1.3.0 numpy=1.7.1
conda config --remove channels conda-forge -f
conda remove jupyter notebook ipykernel ipython ipython-notebook ipython-genutils ipwidgets jupyter_client jupyter_console jupyter_core jupyter-client jupyter-console jupyter-core widgetsnbextension matplotlib -n %AEENV% -y
conda install -c defaults %AEVERS% ipykernel ipython ipython-notebook ipywidgets jupyter jupyter_client jupyter_console jupyter_core notebook matplotlib -n %AEENV% -y
conda config --add channels conda-forge -f
conda install %AEVERS% requests xlrd -n %AEENV% -y
conda list