ZSH: command not found: Jupyter


If you’re using macOS and encounter the “command not found: Jupyter” issue in your Zsh terminal, it might be caused by incorrect installation or configuration. Jupyter is a popular open-source web application that allows you to create and share live code, equations, visualizations, and markdown documents. In this article, I will guide you through the steps to solve the "command not found: Jupyter" issue in ZSH.

How to install Jupyter notebook?

Using Pip

If you’ve never installed Jupyter before, you can use pip to install the Jupyter notebook package:

pip install jupyter

Using Anaconda

If you’ve installed Anaconda, Jupyter notebook is already included. You can launch Jupyter notebook from Anaconda Navigator or by running the following command:

jupyter notebook

How to fix the "command not found: Jupyter" issue in ZSH?

Update your system path

The "command not found: Jupyter" issue might be caused by your system path not including the path to Jupyter scripts. You can add the path to your Jupyter scripts to your system $PATH environment variable by editing your shell configuration file.

export PATH=$HOME/Library/Python/3.7/bin:$PATH

Fix it via Homebrew

Homebrew is a package manager for macOS that provides an easy way to install command-line tools and libraries. You can install Jupyter via Homebrew using the following command:

brew install jupyter

Upgrade your pip and Jupyter notebook

You can try upgrading pip and Jupyter notebook to the latest version:

python -m pip install --upgrade pip
python -m pip install --upgrade jupyter notebook


Well, I have provided you with some solutions to the "command not found: Jupyter" issue in ZSH.
Depending on your situation, you can update your system path, use Homebrew, or upgrade your pip and Jupyter Notebook.
I hope this guide helps you fix the issue and get back to your development work.



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