Activating python-kernel for an environment in jupyter-notebook

When you start a notebook after installing a new environment, sometimes you will not find your environment-kernel in the dropdown from the notebook.

To fix this, install ipykernel on to your desired environment. Here, we install it into new_env

source activate new_env
pip install ipykernel

After installing ipykernel, run the command below. This will name the python interpreter in new_env as “name_new_env” and can be found in the drop down for kernels list.

python -m ipykernel install --user --name new_env --display-name "name_new_env"

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