Failed opening IPython consoles:

EDIT: this is because disk quota is exceeded:)

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/local/bin/ipython2.6", line 9, in <module> load_entry_point('ipython==0.13.1', 'console_scripts', 'ipython')() File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/frontend/terminal/", line 388, in laun ch_new_instance app.initialize() File "<string>", line 2, in initialize File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/config/", line 84, in catch_conf ig_error return method(app, args, kwargs) File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/frontend/terminal/", line 324, in init ialize self.init_shell() File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/frontend/terminal/", line 340, in init _shell ipython_dir=self.ipython_dir) File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/config/", line 318, in instance inst = cls(args, kwargs) File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/frontend/terminal/", line 3 60, in init user_module=user_module, custom_exceptions=custom_exceptions File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/core/", line 436, in init __ self.init_history() File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/core/", line 1489, in init_ history self.history_manager = HistoryManager(shell=self, config=self.config) File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/core/", line 409, in __init self.new_session() File "<string>", line 2, in new_session File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/core/", line 60, in needs_sqlite return f(*a,kw) File "/usr/local/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/IPython/core/", line 427, in new_session NULL, "") """, (,)) OperationalError: unable to open database file If you suspect this is an IPython bug, please report it at: or send an email to the mailing list at You can print a more detailed traceback right now with "%tb", or use "%debug" to interactively debug it. Extra-detailed tracebacks for bug-reporting purposes can be enabled via: c.Application.verbose_crash=True Console closed.

Ah, yes. Quite a cryptic message for a simple problem. Glad you figured it out.