1. emacs24.5 -Q
  2. M-: (setq python-shell-interpreter "ipython") RET
  3. M-x run-python RET
Python 3.5.1 (default, Dec  7 2015, 12:58:09) 
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IPython 4.0.0 -- An enhanced Interactive Python. ? -> Introduction and overview of IPython's features. %quickref -> Quick reference. help -> Python's own help system. object? -> Details about 'object', use 'object??' for extra details.
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This may seem pretty insignificant, but I honestly believe that small cosmetic quirks like these can have a large impression on those who do not already love Emacs. And besides, I'm OCD. :)

  • Same thing happens with normal interpreter too, it prints >>> >>> >>> >>> at the beginning. – ChillarAnand Jan 12 '16 at 16:30
  • @ChillarAnand, really? It doesn't do it for me in emacs -Q. – PythonNut Jan 12 '16 at 16:31
  • Weird, don't know why its happening. Demo: goo.gl/HZy3RB – ChillarAnand Jan 12 '16 at 16:49
  • @ChillarAnand I don't know what's going on. I just fired up a Fedora VM, and Emacs behaves like in your video. I normally use Arch. :/ – PythonNut Jan 12 '16 at 21:53

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