How to prepare Ubuntu for Data Science: Torus, Cookiecutter and Docker in Ubuntu Server LTS 18.04

I installed everything on my Mac, and doing it all over again made no sense. I also tried Anaconda (also a great tool to start but you still have to install several packages on every new install). Then I found Torus: A Toolkit For Docker-First Data Science.

In their words: Using the project cookiecutter and Docker image together you can go from cold-steel to a new project working in a Jupyter notebook with all of the common libraries available to you in less than five minutes (and you didn’t have to pip install anything)

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