How To Install ipengine3 on Ubuntu 21.04

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install ipengine3 on Ubuntu 21.04. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update ipengine3.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install ipython3

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is ipengine3 and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Ubuntu 21.04. This guide was written specifically with a server running Ubuntu 21.04 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install ipengine3 on Ubuntu 21.04. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install ipengine3 using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install ipengine3 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ipython3

Install ipengine3 using apt

Because ipengine3 is available in Ubuntu 21.04’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install ipengine3 using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install ipython3

Install ipengine3 using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu 21.04. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install ipengine3 by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install ipython3

How to upgrade (update) a single package ipengine3 using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the ipengine3, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install ipython3

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall ipengine3 from Ubuntu 21.04

To uninstall only the ipengine3 package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove ipython3

Uninstall ipengine3 and all its dependencies

To uninstall ipengine3 and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 21.04, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove ipython3

Remove ipengine3 with all configurations and data

To remove ipengine3 configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge ipython3

Remove ipengine3 completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to ipengine3 package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge ipython3

Extra info and code examples

IPython can be used as a replacement for the standard Python shell, or it can be used as a complete working environment for scientific computing (like Matlab or Mathematica) when paired with the standard Python scientific and numerical tools. It supports dynamic object introspections, numbered input/output prompts, a macro system, session logging, session restoring, complete system shell access, verbose and colored traceback reports, auto-parentheses, auto-quoting, and is embeddable in other Python programs. This package contains the Python 3 variant of ipython terminal shell. For the qt console install ipython3-qtconsole and for the html notebook install ipython3-notebook.

Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install ipengine3 using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the ipengine3 from Ubuntu 21.04.

See also:

How To Install ipengine3 on CentOS 8

How To Install ipengine3 on Ubuntu 22.04

How To Install ipengine3 on Ubuntu 21.04

How To Install ipengine3 on Kali Linux

How To Install ipengine3 on Fedora 34

How To Install ipengine3 on Debian 11

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