Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)#

Why we do not add your favorite package#

We have lots of users with different packages they want to use. Adding them all is impossible, so we have several images to choose from. Choose the image, that is closest to your needs and feel free to add your package on top of our images.

Who is jovyan#

As described here:

noun – an inhabitant of Jupyter

Jovyan is often a special term used to describe members of the Jupyter community. It is also used as the user ID in the Jupyter Docker stacks or referenced in conversations. You can find more information here.

How to give root permissions to the user#

We have a recipe for enabling root permissions.