Jupyter Tidbit: Config, data, and runtime paths
February 03, 2019
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You can get a list of standard paths Jupyter tools use for configuration, static assets, and temporary runtime files by running the command
When I run
jupyter --paths on my laptop, I see the following output:
config: /Users/parente/.jupyter /Users/parente/miniconda3/envs/jupyter/etc/jupyter /usr/local/etc/jupyter /etc/jupyter data: /Users/parente/Library/Jupyter /Users/parente/miniconda3/envs/jupyter/share/jupyter /usr/local/share/jupyter /usr/share/jupyter runtime: /Users/parente/Library/Jupyter/runtime
Why is this useful?
You can use the list of paths to locate and troubleshoot errant extensions and configuration values. You can also use the programmatic equivalents (e.g.,
import jupyter_core.paths in Python,