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A Python shell with automatic history, dynamic object introspection, easier configuration, command completion, access to the system shell and more. More information:

  • Start a REPL (interactive shell):


  • Enter an interactive IPython session after running a Python script:

ipython -i {{}}

  • Create default IPython profile:

ipython profile create

  • Print the path to the directory for the default IPython profile:

ipython locate profile

  • Clear the IPython history database, deleting all entries:

ipython history clear