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Will I be able to develop apps for ubuntu touch with python?

I want to learn to develop apps for ubuntu touch, and I want to do that with python. So far SDK doesn't seem to support it. Will it support python in the future? Can I start developing apps with ...
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ImportError : No module named gtk & Python-2.7.8

As a newbie to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, as usual with other linux builds, I installed Python 2.7.8 for compatibility issues and out of sudden I got: File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 41, in < module > ...
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configure tkinter for python3.4.2

I recently met a problem while installing the newest python3.X. Installed it using the Python-3.4.2.tar.xz package from python.org After, the intallation I tried importing the tkinter module but ...
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get python scripts working on apache2 in ubuntu 14.04

dear people of askubuntu, I am new with ubuntu and working on a project that used to work before I came here. I have the following setup: a folder /var/www/localhost wich contains all my html files ...
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how to attach python scripts in php?

I am working on a website , which is for simple text analysis , and I want to attach my python scripts in it because there are already some libraries for text analysis ,, I am confused about how to ...
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How to install zlib in ubuntu 12.04

I have just started (as in 30 minutes ago) to use Ubuntu 12.04 (all my previous experience is with windows) and I just started to learn how to program a couple of weeks ago so this is probably a ...
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Getting PIP on Local Install of Python

Background: I was trying to get a particular Python program to work (http://mrbell.github.io/pyrmsynth/ specifically), but I got an error that seemed to indicate that Python 2.6 was required (or at ...
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How to install scipy with pip3?

I am trying to install scipy for python3.x and I am trying to install it with pip3 sudo pip3 install scipy But I have the following errors: Downloading/unpacking scipy Running setup.py ...
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Why no “import speechd” in Python 3?

Despite a page (link below) implying that speechd works with Python 3, "import speechd" from within Python 3.4.2 gets "no module named 'speechd'". (While I have reasons to prefer Python 2.7, the ...
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Installing Numpy/Scipy for Blender 2.66a in Ubuntu 13.10

I am working with Ubuntu 13.10 and I would like to import Numpy and Scipy into Blender 2.66a (the default version of Blender that comes with Ubuntu 13.10). Here is what I have done: Check with ...
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Display Japanese/Chinese (non-ASCII) in Matplotlib on ubuntu

I am trying to display Japanese strings in Matplotlib using python. The general answer to this question is to manually set a compatible font[1], but I am having trouble with this in Ubuntu. I built a ...
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Why can't I install Python on Ubuntu using a virtual machine [closed]

I have been trying for months to install Python for Ubuntu. I get there the following every time I try installing it: "file not found"
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Custom MOTD does not update until scripts finish

I recently got a small server and gave some friends accounts on it. They all have their own web pages in ~/public_html using lighttpd so I wrote a script to backup every user's public_html directory. ...
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Why use Python PIP on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

The Pip program is included by default with Python 3.4, and can also be installed on older versions. The aim is to provide a standard method of installing additional Python modules, which are ...
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Installed Pygame, but Python claims it does not exist

I want to use pygame, but I am having trouble installing/using it. It appears to be installed, but Python cannot find it. I know there are several similar questions about this, but none of them gave ...
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Ubuntu touch on Nexus 7 / vpn/ ssh/ python

I have installed the Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 recently. Initially I was facing issue with apt-get that I have resolved by remounting the partition with rw permission. Now when I try to install ...
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I am running Ubuntu 14.04, python 2.7.8, I try to install python-setuptools, but it is giving following message

I am try to install python-setuptools but getting following messages: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: $ sudo apt-get ...
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Generate a combination of characters using python [closed]

from itertools import combinations f = open('snc.csv', 'w') for comb in combinations(range('1','20'), 5): f.write(str(comb)) f.write('\n') f.close() My scripts works with numbers, i want it ...
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Error installing Mailman bundler (mailman + postorius +hyperkitty)

I am trying to install Mailman 3 bundler on Ubuntu 14.04. I am following direction on the README file which is the same as this one, http://mailman-bundler.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ I had trouble ...
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Error when using Resynthesizer plugin in Gimp 2.8.10

I'm trying to make Resynthesizer plug-in work in Gimp 2.8.10 under Ubuntu 14.04 TLS but I get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/gimp/2.0/python/gimpfu.py", line 699, in ...
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How do I upgrade from Python 2.7.6 to 2.7.8?

After using easy_install I find that I am still unable to upgrade the default Python version for my newly installed Ubuntu system. The main error, from what I can tell, is that I'm missing the ...
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Use specific part of an output [closed]

I would like to know how to use a specific part of an output.This is part of a python programme. For example when I run success=( "john --show ~/users_pswds") I get this output: 0g 0:00:00:17 ...
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Installing pyGPs - A Package for Gaussian Processes

I am doing a project which predicts expected electrical load every half an hour based on Gaussian model of previous 1 year data. I am currently using python 2.7.3 for implementing this project. For ...
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Spyder Python 3

I'm looking how to download and install spyder 3, i'm running Ubuntu 14.04, this is my computer performance: Ubuntu 64bits Lenovo 510 Core I7 Ram: 8go Thanks Guys :)
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Problem in using “John the ripper” in program

I am trying to create a program in which users input a username and password. then John the ripper cracks their password if its weak. But when I run the program, I get this error No password ...
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Installing python's numpy

I am trying to install numpy. I followed the solutions provided by a lot of similar questions in this site. Generally the process is fairly straightforward: sudo apt-get install python-numpy I ...
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cudamat test exception: error initializing CUBLAS

I've installed nvidia drivers ,cuda and cudamat. When I run test_cudamat.py, It gives me this exception: cudamat.CUDAMatException: error initializing CUBLAS: (err=-2) I tried adding libcublas.so ...
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Weechat error: unkown command “script” (type /help for help)

While trying to set an autoloading python script in ubuntu, I received the error listed in the title. A google search returned no similar issues and when I type /help scriptthe output returns: No ...
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Convert filesystem to LVM - blocks

I'm trying to convert and ext4 filesystem to LVM. I found a script called blocks that pretty much automates most of it but am having issues getting it working. https://github.com/g2p/blocks#readme ...
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Installing matplotlib on Ubuntu 14.04 after installing Python 3 with pyenv

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Python 2.7.6. I have installed matplotlib for Python 2. Now, I just installed Python 3.4.2 using pyenv install 3.4.2. I then ran pip install matplotlib to install ...
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jumping cursor when using python interpreter in terminal

When I am typing in a long command while using the python interpreter in terminal, the cursor will suddenly jump all the way back to the beginning of the line that was just typed and start ...
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What's the difference between python3.4 and python3.4m? [duplicate]

As the subject line. What is the difference of these two executables?
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Quickly version numbering

I have been experimenting with quickly, and more specifically, packaging. I have been using this command: quickly create I am quickly (heh heh get it, 'quickly') getting frustrated that the version ...
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Sort videos by bitrate

I have a folder with some 300 videos. I want to sort these by their video bitrate. I use a command 'mediainfo' to obtain the bitrate info of a file . Is it possible to write a script (possibly in ...
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Error importing lxml package python in Ubuntu

When I try importing lxml package in python I am receiving the following error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> File ...
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Problem installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python [closed]

I am having trouble installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python. I tried sudo apt-get install python3 python3-dev but I am getting the following output :: Reading package lists... ...
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How can I associate .py files to “wine python.exe” and R-click > “Edit with IDLE” on ubuntu 14.04?

As the title states, I'm trying to use Windows python on linux, which already has worked flawlessly for what I've needed to run. however .py files open with gedit instead of python, meaning I ...
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PySide-Tools in Python3 - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm working on a UI for a Python Programme I have and have been using Pyside-UIC to convert QTDesigner docs into python files on a previously windows 8 computer. That computer got corrupted so I've ...
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Changing SH Directory

I want to have a main launcher that executes a python program The directory is /Downloads/Test/ #!/bin/bash/ python Test.py I want to be able to run the file in the terminal, without the following ...
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get pdiffer working in ubuntu

I am trying to use pdiffer in ubuntu. It is a python interface to the PerceptualDiff tool. https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pdiffer I installed pdiffer using pip (after installing pip) I installed cmake ...
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PPA build fails due to Python.h missing

I'm trying to package my application for Ubuntu using PPA. The build fails because it can't find Python.h (build log here). This library is provided by libpython2.7-dev and I have it in build ...
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software-properties-gtk no working

Hi Guys i am a newbie at Ubuntu and am having a problem... i managed to get everything working like a dream including, unfortunately after my latest upgrade/update, my software-properties-gtk ...
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Seeing buffering everytime self.webview.open is used to open URL in quickly

I am new to developing apps with python-quickly. Here is the sample code i am trying. Everytime I run this a video is played based on login.php. But it takes time to start or what I understand is that ...
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Python 2 segementation fault

I am quite a noob with ubuntu (or any linux system). Nevertheless I installed ubuntu 14.04 on a new computer (I had 13.something on my old one which used legacy boot , while the new one uses uefi) ...
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Pip issues after 12.02->14.04 upgrade

With Ubutun 14.04LTS, many but not all pip commands fail as so: # sudo pip install --upgrade distribute Downloading/unpacking distribute Downloading distribute-0.7.3.zip (145kB): 145kB downloaded ...
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How do I use regex to remove all punctuation and symbols? [closed]

I'm using Python 2.7 regex. I need to remove all symbols, punctuation, numbers and whitespace from strings in different languages. For example, these two strings: the following characters: ...
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Using specific python version for apt-get in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I have python2.7.3-0Ubuntu3.5 package installed. One of the libraries i am trying to install has dependency on (>=2.7.3.6). I went ahead and installed python 2.7.6 and even python ...
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How to isolate Python 2.7.X on Ubuntu 12.04 which has default Python 2.7.3? [duplicate]

I want to build Python 2.7.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine, which has Python 2.7.3 as default distribution. I would like to "install" Python 2.7.8 but isolate it completely from Python 2.7.3 - meaning, I ...
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How to replace tk8.6 with tk8.5?

The title explains pretty much all I need to do. I need a downgrade from tk8.6 to tk8.5 on 14.04. There is some niche scientific python based software that I need to use, however it is incompatible ...
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power down happened during version upgrading

While upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 unfortunately a power down happened and the PC got powered off. When again booted, I was neither able to upgrade version nor install any software through ...