iPython Notebook on MACBOOK: Solved

the Launcher Install by Anaconda does not launch ipython notebook. this due to locale issues on MAC OS X. hence the fix is change the locale before launching notebook

Its not easy to remember this all the time, hence step 3~5 and because I had issues while installing and the following steps 1 & 2 make life a bit easy

Installing of Anaconda on macbook is straightforward but getting it to run with ipython-notebook requires some tweaking on the OS X.

1. download the file from www.continuum.com and run the package installer
2. in the terminal

3. using TextEdit or TextWrangler make a new file and save is as notebook.sh

4. change permission of the notebook.sh to 777

5. Now we are good to go.. In the Terminal

what is ipython-notebook its a runing python with documenting what you are doing.
what the issue with Locale on Macbook.. Sorry i cannot help much, I just accept thats the way it works.. further reading ..?

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