How to Install Jupyter Notebook on Ubuntu 22.04

how to install jupyter notebook

In this article, we will guide you through the process of how to install Jupyter Notebook on the Ubuntu operating system 22.04 LTS.


Jupyter Notebook is a powerful and essential tool for developers to create and share documents containing live code, narrative text, etc…

Uses of Jupyter Notebook

  • Write code in Python, R, Julia, or other programming languages.
  • Create interactive visualizations using Matplotlib, Plotly, or other libraries.
  • Add text, equations, and other annotations to your documents.
  • Share your notebooks with others so that they can see your work and collaborate with you.


  • Ubuntu / Linux Mint system
  • Python

How to Install Jupyter Notebook on Ubuntu

To install Jupyter, we first need to install pip3, which is a Python package installer. To do this, we need to make sure the system is updated to date.

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y

Once the system is updated, install the pip3

sudo apt install python3-pip

Creating Python Virtual Environment

It is always a good practice to create a virtual environment for your activities so that the real environment will not be conflicted with yours.

sudo pip3 install virtualenv
mkdir /opt/jypter && cd /opt/jypter 
virtualenv env &&  source env/bin/activate

Installing Jupyter Notebook

Once the virtual environment is activated, install the Jypter using the below command

 pip install jupyter
install jupyter notebook

Launching Jupyter Notebook

Now that Jupyter Notebook is installed, you can start using it using the below command

jupyter notebook

Once the command is executed, Your default web browser will open automatically, displaying the Jupyter Notebook interface.

Jupyter notebook UI

Securing Jupyter Notebook with a Password

By default, Jupyter Notebook doesn’t require any authentication. However, you can set the password for Jupyter Notebook using the below command

jupyter notebook password

Once the password is set the next login will prompt for the password, once it is provided then it will load the notebook

Jupyter Notebook with password


You’ve successfully installed Jupyter Notebook on your Ubuntu system. and not Jupyter Notebook is up and running.

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