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Trying to get Graphics.py for idle 3.4

So, I have to do a project for school using a graphics window and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, but whenever I go to get the graphics.py file and save it in the correct directory ...
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How to resolve python error “IDLE sub process did not make connection”?

I had installed python 2.7 a few months back. After a long gap I tried to open it, but I get this error: IDLE sub process did not make connection. How do I get it working?
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Two IDLEs for Python 3, help me get rid of one

Without doing an existence check, I used the Software Center to install IDLE to do scripts in Python 3. Now I have two slightly different IDLEs, the difference between which is not obvious to this ...
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Change default python version in idle

So, I'd like to have Python 2.7.6 when I open the idle (that is the one pre-installed on Ubuntu); instead, the idle opens with the one that I have installed (2.7.5). How can I do that?
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Ubuntu freezing after some time idle

When I let the computer alone for a few minutes, it simply freezes, in a way I can only move the cursor. The solution I have found is to press ctrl+alt+f1 to go to the terminal, so I can shutdown or ...
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How to set IDLE3 to open .py files 14.04

Every page I've found thus far that answers this question has been unhelpful. In mimeinfo.cache I have the following line: text/x-python=idle-python3.4.desktop; And in ...
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Ubuntu stops showing movie after idle time [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and when I am watching a movie, after 10-20 minutes the NUC stop casting picture to my tv, and I need to wiggle the mouse to get the screen back on. I disabled the screen ...
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Trouble installing

i've got trouble installing ubuntu. Everything is fine until the ubuntu logo with the dots underneath. Then, my screen displays some colour but mainly black. After that, i get nouveau E[ 1442] failed ...
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Command line python is different from Python IDLE

I have installed sklearn on Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I execute a script via the command line which imports sklearn, I get an import error. Running the same script with Python IDLE yields no error ...
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canon mf8380cdw printer ubuntu 14.04 not working on 64bit

hello i am trying to install the canon mf8380cdw from the Linux driver that is on the canon website, version 2.9. Ubuntu is able to see the WiFi printer and it will install it using the 64 bit drivers ...
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Ubuntu 14 Idle - Non Activity Causes Poor Performance

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu 14. I have a touch screen and I noticed after medium to long periods of inactivity the device "throttles down" and takes a few moments to snap back. When I tap the ...
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“Battery critically low” on desktop

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad, which is a All-In_One Desktop without any batteries. System is working fine, up to 2 problems: Shortly after logon, the desktop is shown and even a ...
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Screen goes black every Tuesday? [closed]

I'm managing 100+ (mostly offline) KDS 66T touchscreens running Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS (lucid). I recently noticed that the two (offline) test machines in our office have black screens every Wednesday ...
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The dash “search your computer and online sources” simply doens't work in Ubuntu 14.04

The dash "search your computer and online sources" simply doens't work in Ubuntu 14.04 Similar problem occured with 12.04... Does anybody knoes how to solve it, because i can't even open the command ...
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IDL istallation in ubuntu 14

I am new to ubuntu. I have IDL(interactive data language) for windows(not for linux). Is it possible to install IDL-windows in ubuntu 14??If so, how??Can anybody help me...Thanks in advance
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Which script actually does automatic suspend of machine?

Which particular script is activated upon inactivity of the system? How does the script know that system has been inactive for the configured duration? I need the script, so that I can check if ...
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How can i prevent the wifi to auto disconnects when idle

After few minutes when my laptop is idle it's automatically locks the screen and disconnects from the wireless network and then reconnects when I unlock the screen. Is it possible to change this ...
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Run script on system idle

I want to run some servers and whatnot on my machine but I don't want it to interfere with what I'm doing... Gaming, research, writing a paper, etc. My thought was to have a script run when the system ...
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Tkinter not working

I recently installed Python and IDLE from synaptic. However, when I test Tkinter I get the following error: import Tkinter Tkinter._test() Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", ...
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Update problem idle for hours

During updating ubuntu 12.04 lts, it reports an error, and i click on report problem after which the computer turn completely idle, for 4 hours now, i can't do anything to deblock it.
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Time to dim the screen in Ubuntu 14.04

Ok so it seems that the key in org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.power idle-dim-time is gone in the new Ubuntu version. Since the old method Increase screen idle dim timeout doesn't work anymore are ...
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How to shutdown Ubuntu after (2 hours) of idle?

Running: Xubuntu 14.04 32bit. I have read several outdated, not working, working different that I want answers here and elsewhere. I had a script that resulted in shutting my Laptop down at boot time ...
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How can I know when my screen was locked last time?

Exist a log where I can look for that information? I want to know last days when my PC automatically locked the screen because was idle.
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xprintidle doesn't work in cronjob. Why?

I have lxle (Lubuntu) 12.04 installed and I spent lots of time looking for working solution to make PC shutdown after some period of idle state. After checking many programs which haven't worked I ...
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Issues with IDLE [closed]

I can't run programs with IDLE or any files saved with IDLE. I get a syntax error. I was just testing it out with print "Hello World". This is the message I am receiving File "p.py", line 1 ...
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IDLE won't open .py files when I use ctrl+O

I've already tried to get .py files to open with IDLE by default, but no luck. I've used every trick you may want to suggest. I really just want to open up IDLE and from there open a .py file from a ...
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IDLE 2.7.5+ doesn't work in Ubuntu 13.10

Recently, after upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 I can open .py files in IDLE 2.7. When I doing click in "File - Rencet Files - file.py" I get a empty windows. In this windows the code is absent and ...
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Wrong package for Idle-python2.7?

I'm running python 2.7 in Ubuntu 13.10, and idle (idle-python2.7) has stopped working. Whenever I try to open a file in a editor window, it is blank, though the file does exist and is not empty/blank. ...
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System always halt

Good day, Thanks Bruno for the prompt response. First sorry for my bad writing. I'll try to clarify my problem. Now my system already update to version 13.10. The problem is my system always put on ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Gateway NV57H44u turns monitor idle even when told not to

The screen is shutting off when power settings are NOT set to make it turn off. I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on an Gateway NV57H44u. For some reason my screen keeps going to sleep (going blank) after 10 ...
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What is the difference between idle3 and idle-python3.2

I installed them both via apt-get install and they seem to be the same. If I start them they both open up a python shell
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How to make Ubuntu 13.04 open .py with IDLE for Python 2.7 automatically?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and python 2.7. When I click a .py file, it opens it in gedit. I want it to open in IDLE. When I right-click and choose "open with", IDLE is not in the list. I have tried ...
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python idle offline installer

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Surprisingly, IDLE is not included by default. Python is there. I prefer to download tar.gz or .deb installer for IDLE. Googled to look for it, but could not find. Where can I get ...
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GPU under constant 25-30% load

Currently on a fresh install of 12.10 with Unity and the newest AMD 13.3 beta 3 catalyst driver. But even when on the desktop with no programs open it seems to be idling at 25-30% GPU usage and ...
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Execute shell script or command on idle time

I'm searching for the possibility to execute a shell script or command based on idle time in the bash shell. As an example, if I'm in a SSH session to a server of mine and after X minutes of ...
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how would I run a script or application when idle?

I would like to run various cryptocurrency generators, "miners" as they are known as, whenever my main pc is idle more then 30 minutes (no mouse or keyboard activity, etc.). How would I set this up? ...
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Is it possible to set up IDLE with 2.7 and 3.2?

Is it possible to set up IDLE separately for 2.7 and 3.2 so either version can be used through it ?
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Unable to start sublime text

I had been using Sublime Text 2 with no issues. I installed IDLE and now I'm unable to start Sublime Text. I tried uninstalling IDLE, but Sublime Text is still not starting. Here's the error: ...
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Learning how to use Python in Ubuntu? [closed]

I've recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my oldie ThinkPad, along with Python-interpreter idle and obviously Python. I'm looking to learn the basics of this programming language, but I've had no luck ...
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Installing python with IDLE

I used the synaptic package manager to download the following: python(was already installed), libpython3.2, python3.2-dbg, idle-python3.2, ' python3.2- minimal(was already installed) When I run ...
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Is watching a video on HDD using VLC, or a youtube video in a browser considered as 'computer idle'?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 (natty). I have read 'Screen goes blank when VLC is playing video'. My question is similar, but also I have this problem when viewing a video on youtube. I am not quite clear ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 stopped to lock screen after X minutes

My Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly stopped to auto-lock after X minutes. It doesn't matter how long I leave the computer idle, it NEVER turns the screen off and never locks the screen either. I am using ...
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Alternative screen lock out to Xscreensaver?

In most operating systems like Windows this was a nice feature, that when I walked away from the computer for the set amount of time - lets say 15 minutes - it would go into suspend. When I would ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezing when idle for a while [closed]

After I upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04, the OS freezing when idle for a while. Someone had this problem?
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Why does 'top' say my machine is only 50% idle?

What's going on here? I'm running nothing on the system, iotop and iftop show the network and hard drive are both idle, and top (sorted by %CPU) shows nothing running. So why is the system only 50% ...
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Printer State: Idle - /usr/lib/cups/backend/dnssd failed

A printer was installed and worked but does not now. A job is successfully submitted, but keeps waiting there for printing (as seen from lpq command). Ping to printer works fine. (The printer is on ...
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How to create a timed shutdown, based on idle state? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I shutdown my PC when the system is idle? In Ubuntu 11.10, when I go to System Settings > Power, I get the option to suspend my machine after it's been idle for ...
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Wi-fi with ath5k - bad connections after idle

I used some older Ubuntu (so I guess it used madwifi), now I installed new Ubuntu 11.10, but I got problem with wifi, it uses ath5k - everything works, downloading etc, but if I stay to read some page ...
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Screensaver suppression on video playback [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? I migrated from Ubuntu 10.10 to Xubuntu 11.10 (clean install). Previously when I played ...
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How to get suspend when idle if no user logged in (lightdm)

I can't figure out how to get Ubuntu 11.10 to suspend when idle from a lightdm login screen. I've found methods to do this from gdm, but even those reference configuration files that aren't present in ...