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November 13, 2020

Simple Docker one-liner to use Jupyter Notebook with Python

The following command will start a Jupyter instance mounting the current folder.

docker run --rm -v ${PWD}:/home/jovyan -p 8888:8888 -e JUPYTER_ENABLE_LAB=yes -e CHOWN_HOME=yes jupyter/scipy-notebook:latest

Explanation about the chosen environment variables:

JUPYTER_ENABLE_LAB=yes  # enable the superior "lab" interface
CHOWN_HOME=yes          # ensure the home directory is writable for Jupyter

Further reading

List of all environment variables available using Docker

Official documentation about Jupyter Docker stacks