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notebook default directory

asked 2013-06-13 08:43:44 -0500

k1 gravatar image

I want to change the default directory of notebook. I've learned that I can run

notebook("directory")

to have sage save and open worksheets from that directory, but I generally run

sage -notebook

from terminal. Is there a way to change the default directory for sage? or run it in a directory directly from terminal?

PS: My main reason for doing this is to connect the sage to my Dropbox in order to have a backup of all my worksheets. I've recently lost a whole bunch of them due some problems.

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I think if you read `notebook?` in the command line you will see all the options. I think that you can just continue appending the options when doing `sage -n`. I think?

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-06-13 09:26:46 -0500 )edit

easy enough. Thanks for the help. I just used `sage -n '/home/k1/Dropbox/Math/Scripts/Sage'` and it worked.

k1 gravatar imagek1 ( 2013-06-13 12:08:30 -0500 )edit

How do one go to close a thread?

k1 gravatar imagek1 ( 2013-06-13 12:10:14 -0500 )edit
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You don't have the "karma" yet to accept your own answer, probably, but it's okay - people will find it!

kcrisman gravatar imagekcrisman ( 2013-06-14 02:57:08 -0500 )edit

See also http://ask.sagemath.org/question/1576/running-sage-with-files-on-dropbox for another approach. (In fact, I think this question is basically a duplicate of that one.)

John Palmieri gravatar imageJohn Palmieri ( 2013-06-14 06:43:05 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-06-13 12:09:31 -0500

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Just wrote

sage -n 'directory'

and it worked.

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