JupyterLab - Installation and Getting Started

You can try online the features of JupyterLab before installing. Visit https://jupyter.org/try and choose ‘try JupyterLab’ option.


The launcher tab shows currently available kernels and consoles. You can start a new notebook based/terminal based on any of them. The left column is also having tabs for file browser, running kernels and tabs and settings view.

JupyterLab is normally installed automatically with Anaconda distribution. However, it can also be installed separately by using following conda command −

conda install -c conda-forge jupyterlab

You can also use the pip command for this purpose −

pip3 install jupyterlab

To start JupyterLab application, most convenient way is from Anaconda Navigator if it is installed.

Anaconda Navigator

Alternately start it from command line from Windows/Linux command terminal or Anaconda prompt using this command −

jupyter lab

Either way, the JupyterLab application’s launch screen looks like this −

JupyterLab launch screen
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