I am new to Linux and Python, just starting some programming this weekend. All was going great until this morning, when I was playing with "save" to save my workspace. (I selected the "magic" menu bar, so perhaps I screwed up something from there.) I must have changed my settings so that the prompt no longer appears when I start IPython. I get all the stuff that normally appears prioir to getting the prompt (shown below), but no prompt. If I run IPython in terminal, I get the prompt and all works fine. The problem is just in IPython console. I have rebooted just in case (perhaps this is a windows thing and does not apply to Linux).

Python 2.7.3 (default, Apr 10 2013, 06:20:15)
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IPython 0.12.1 -- 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.
%guiref -> A brief reference about the graphical user interface.