Install IPython / Jupyter in Windows using Cygwin

Install options for IPython on Windows include:

Install

IPython is best with Python 3. IPython for Python 2.7 stopped development in early 2017.

Install prereqs from Windows Command Prompt:

 setup-x86_64 -P python3-pip python3-zmq python3-ipython

Then from Cygwin Terminal:

python3 -m pip install jupyter

Usage

Start Ipython Notefrom from Cygwin:

jupyter notebook --no-browser

Copy the URL printed to your Windows web browser to use Cygwin Jupyter notebook.