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nteract (Install)

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 4/4/2017.

nteract is a literate coding environment that supports Python, R, JavaScript and other Jupyter kernels. It wraps up the best of the web based Jupyter notebook and embeds it as a desktop application that allows you to open notebooks natively on your system.

Use either with Python v2 or Python v3, standalone or within Anaconda/Miniconda distributions. This package also tries to enable the default IPython kernel for your system:

  • python -m pip install ipykernel
  • python -m ipykernel install --user

Package changes
  • Remove dependency on Python v2 Chocolatey package.
  • Add manual installation help.

To install nteract (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install nteract.install

To upgrade nteract (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade nteract.install


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'nteract.install'
    $url        = ''
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      url           = $url
      softwareName  = 'nteract*'
      checksum      = 'b66affe1b48f2e8479beba8743a8e288c10010c17b6eb46c3743f656ad13dd9d'
      checksumType  = 'sha256'
      silentArgs   = '/S' # NSIS
      validExitCodes= @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    # Install ipykernel to get started directly
    try {
      &python -m pip install ipykernel
      &python -m ipykernel install --user
    } catch {
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName  = 'nteract.install'
    $softwareName = 'nteract*'
    $installerType= 'EXE'
    $silentArgs = '/S' # NSIS
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $uninstalled = $false
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"
        $file = $file -replace '" /allusers$', ''
        $file = $file -replace '^"', ''
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                    -File "$file"
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • nteract contributors


(c) 2017 nteract


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
nteract (Install) 0.0.15 190 Friday, January 20, 2017 approved

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