Python is an interpreted programming language that is often, but not solely, used as a scripting language. A version of Python is included by default on all Ubuntu distributions.

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Unparseable output from pylint in emacs

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (clean upgrade, not in-place). I found that I couldn't call pylint from within emacs (M-x pylint) as I used to, so I installed the package python-mode. Now ...
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Python How to fill in missing data in a list from data created from a NetCDF file [on hold]

I am trying to write some Python code that reads the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Rain gauge NetCDF files and extracts rainfall for a set of gauges in a catchment. The format is a little strange. ...
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ubuntu 12.4 starts with a balch window agter installing kivi

Iam running ubuntu 12.4 in dual boot with windows 7 on my machine .I installed kivi (with ubuntu), and when I just have rebooted the machine , ubuntu starts with a balck window .I tyed the recovery ...
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How to make a trial of Ubuntu?

Hello I've created my own distribution based on Ubuntu, and I would like to know how to go about creating a trial for the operating system, for example users can download the trial and use the ...
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upgrade to 14.04 broken: python error: NameError: name 'MAGIC' is not defined

my release upgrade is broken, shows following error related to python: http://www.pasteall.org/53013 My all python versions are: python python2.7 python3.3 python3m python2 python3 ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 because of broken python [duplicate]

Because of broken python I can't do anything. apt-get got broken. When I run "do-release-upgrade" I get: root@virtman:/home# sudo do-release-upgrade Could not find platform independent libraries ...
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Broken python and apt-get on Ubuntu 13.04 [on hold]

After trying some magic a have totally broken my apt-get and python :( what I see if I'm trying to install something: root@virtman:/tmp/python222# apt-get install *anything* Reading package lists... ...
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How to connect to sql server 2008?

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and i have a microsoft sql server 2008 which is running on a windows server 2008 on port 1433, but windows server 2008 is virtualized it is running on vmware and further this ...
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Modules installation for Python3.3

I'm trying to install the biopython module on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine (64x). I first upgraded to Python3.3 by installing from source (biopython does not support other versions), that seems ok. ...
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Running a python scrip using startup

I am trying to get a simple python code that I have to run in the background at startup, and stay running. The best option that I have found so far is to use Upstart. I wrote the following .conf file ...
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How do I install Bem++?

I don't have any experience in using Ubuntu but I want to use this software: http://www.bempp.org/ which unfortunately forced me to use Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu and later when I tried to ...
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Getting error while installing python-kivy packages in Ubuntu

I'm not able to install python-kivy, I got this error: dpkg: error while cleaning up: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127 Processing triggers for ...
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How to distinguish between identical USB's

I have this system where I have 8 USB RFID readers which I would like to distinguish from one another. Here's a snippet from lsusb Bus 002 Device 011: ID 05fe:1010 Chic Technology Corp. Optical ...
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Error installing scrapy in virtualenv using pip

pip install scrapy Downloading/unpacking scrapy Downloading Scrapy-0.24.2-py2-none-any.whl (502kB): 502kB downloaded Downloading/unpacking pyOpenSSL (from scrapy) Downloading pyOpenSSL-0.14.tar.gz ...
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Install Acire and Python Snippets on Ubuntu 14 ?

Install Acire and Python Snippets This is very old,, do not work on Ubuntu 14! :( http://aciresnippets.wordpress.com/ last news 2010 :) give it a Alternative for Ubuntu 14 ??
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PlayOnLinux won't start

When I click on the icon nothing happens. In the terminal when I run playonlinux I get the following. ImportError: No module named wxversion Looking for python... 2.7.7 - selected Traceback (most ...
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ImportError: No module named paramiko

I have install paramiko via "sudo apt-get install python-paramiko", but it can't be import in python. How to solve this? Python 2.7.6 (default, Mar 22 2014, 22:59:56) [GCC 4.8.2] on linux2 Type ...
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how do i install light table?

I am very new to Ubuntu and I plan on learning python for which I need to install light table. I couldn't find any specific instructions anywhere on the net. please provide me the steps in detail. ...
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gdb uses python3.3

Currently in Ubuntu 14.04 it seems that gdb uses Python 3. I'd like to downgrade to using the gdb version that uses Python2. Is there any way I could go about doing that easily?
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another ubuntu-center crash (re-formatted) [closed]

While upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I received several (2-3) error messages which I allowed to communicate. After completing the upgrade, I tried to run software-center from the icon with no ...
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ERROR :- One or more models did not validate

I am new to django. I got an error (shown below) when apply syncdb. My Model is class AbstractAddress(models.Model): address1=models.CharField(max_length=200) email = ...
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How to develop applications for Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

I'm learning python. I have completed first three tutorials recommended by official python page. What are the best steps for me to continue? Should I just continue learning python? Should I start ...
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Install Scipy at virtualenv

I asked a question a few days back, on how to run an older version of matplotlib and I got an amazing answer back. What I had to do was to execute these commands: mkdir matplotlib_1.1.1 cd ...
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Execute a statement /bin/bash seems not to work in Virtualbox client

I do not know if AskUbuntu is the correct place to ask or Stack Overflow. To execute a statement in Windows use : C:\\Windows\\System32\\cmd.exe What is the equivalent in Ubuntu? I thought it was : ...
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access to column in python like awk [on hold]

This is my data file: Iam python newbie If I use awk to access columns element, that is easy just by $1. how can I access this columns element on python?
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How to install an earlier version of matplotlib?

I have matplotlib 1.3.1 installed on my computer. However I have to run some code that runs with matplotlib 1.1.1 but not with 1.3.1. Therefore I should remove this version and installed 1.1.1. How ...
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Error retrieving default audio device parameters

I am a newbie. I was trying to create a simple Hello program in python to implement SIP using pjsip. The code I used is: # import sys import pjsua as pj #Logging callback def log_cb(level, str, ...
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Will installing Python 3.2 from software center replace the original Python 2.7 on 12.04?

Will installing Python 3.2 from the software center replace the default Python 2.7 on 12.04? I would like to keep using Python 2.7, because I am afraid Python 3.2 will not recognize code written for ...
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Python scripting - How to execute linux commands? [closed]

I have to do a bunch of file copying, moving, svn check out commands, directory checking etc. and I'm trying to make a script to do it for me. I have basic python syntax, but I'm not sure how to use ...
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Permission denied error when using easy_install

I am trying to use easy_install to install seaborn, a python package. I found however that easy_install is giving me issues for anything I try to install. I recive the following error message: [Errno ...
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How do I make some TCP ports accessible internal only?

I am running four instances of Tornado app at ports 9000 - 9003. I use Nginx as load balancer at the front. However user can access these ports also, for example mysite:9000 is also accessible. so ...
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Python libraries are not updated, except in ipython

I have used pip to update and install some libraries on a computer that hadd an old Numpy version. But it doesn't seem to be actually applied: davidm@illergard:~$ python Python 2.7.3 (default, Feb 27 ...
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Install pygame in anaconda

I have anaconda on Ubuntu 14.04. I want to install the pygame module with anaconda. I already run sudo apt-get install python-pygame, but this only works on python, not in anaconda.
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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited Python site, and I noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come. My install of Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0. So I downloaded Python and installed it. When I opened IDLE, it showed 3.4.0. ...
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Untrusted Package Errors when installing Okular and ACE Stream

Whenever I try to install a new application, I get 'Untrusted Package Errors'. For example, at the moment I'm trying to install 'Okular', but I keep getting an Untrusted Package Error upon ...
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How can i install anaconda on Ubuntu?

I need help to install the anaconda python distribution on Ubuntu 14.04. I ran in terminal the bash script Anaconda.sh, but I thing I have to do something else after that.
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Error starting python file using cron

I'm trying to get a python file to run every 2 mins, I'm using the following cron command but the script never runs. Would anyone know what the possible errors could be related to starting a python ...
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What to learn Ubuntu application development in python, where to start?

I know basic python and i love it. I want to learn how to develop and publish Ubuntu applications in python but don't know where to start (I mean "the standard ways" to do so). It would be good if you ...
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Application Indicator icon not changing until clicked

I have an application indicator which shows the moon phase/orientation as its icon (along with a text label). When the indicator does an update (several times per hour), the icon is recreated (as an ...
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How do I automate the activation of Python environment

I have created an environment, using virtualenv, for Python 3.4.1 which I installed on /opt. The environment is on ~/py34. Every time I want to use it, I have to type: source py34/bin/activate python ...
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Problem with QtWebkit and QML in PyQt5 App Ubuntu for Devices (Ubuntu Touch)

I'm having problems with qtwebkit in ubuntu for devices (Nexus 10) when using pyqt5, the webview element doesn't show, and the application closes. But if I test the same .qml file with qmlscene it ...
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Where did the easy_install and pip packages go?

I wrote a Bash script which automates the installation of an application based on ERPNext 3.6.1* on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop. Part of the script installs required dependencies using apt-get ...
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Installing pycairo on Python 3

I'm trying to install pycairo, but my symlink is sending it to python 2, though it requires 3. How do I get around this error? # ./waf build ./options() The project was not configured: run "waf ...
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Button Click not recognised in Quickly

I am running quickly 12.80.1-0ubuntu2 and for some reason the apps that I generate no longer recognise button clicks. A few weeks ago I created an application using the ubuntu-application template ...
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I broke software updater by making python3 default

I tried to make Python 3 the default Python version by running: sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/python python /usr/bin/python3 10 This broke Python 2 programs, so I tried reversing the ...
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Problem in permission to execure python code for Hadoop

I have installed hadoop-1.0.3 and executed an sample program wordcount successfully in my 14.04 following this link. I tried to write program in python by following here. I have copied the ...
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How to configure PythonPath in apache2

The default version of Python in my Ubuntu(12.04) is 2.7 . For python2.7 projects,I am configuring like this: <Location "/callcentre"> SetHandler python-program PythonHandler ...
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Shifting between alternate versions of Python in Ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu and I wanted to shift my version to Python 3.4.1. So I ran the command: $ sudo update-alternatives --config python update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for python But ...
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How to replace/update python-eggtrayicon in 14.04?

I've wrote a pygtk script using python-eggtrayicon but not available in Trusty. However, I've this package installed in my Trusty, because I come from Saucy. How can I replace it? Is it possible to ...
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I replaced pip for python 2 by installing pip3 with easy_install3 pip. How do I get pip to point at python 2's version?

I'm on an Ubuntu 12.04 system and I need to use python3 and pip3. Turns out I shouldn't have installed pip3 with easy_install3, because pip now points to pip3 from pip -V. I have tried reinstalling ...