Python 2.7 is a version of the Python programming language released in 2010. Use this tag for questions about using Python 2.7 in Ubuntu.

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python deleted from usr/lib/python

$ python Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix> Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix> Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to ...
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How to make python module run in dist-packages folders in the desired order?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed a python module called PyBluez. When I compile and install the module from source code, the output is installed in the folder ...
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ERROR: venv: commands failed while installing devstack on ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am trying to install devstack on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. While installing I came across this error. Up to this I edited the local.conf file and installed libvirt-1.2.15. The detail screenshot is as ...
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Why on Ubuntu 14.04.2(updated) the Python 2's version is 2.7.6 [duplicate]

i have just installed a Vagrant box of Ubuntu 14.04.2 (Trusty). Now, as i ran Python interpreter, it loads up Python 2 automatically. That's ok. However, i wonder why the Python 2's version is 2.7.6 ...
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Installing python 2.7, numpy, and pandas

So I've installed ubuntu 12.04 on my PC through Wubi It came with python 2.7, but it came with python 2.7 in several places... I have a python 2.7 in /usr/lib, one in /usr/local/lib, and one in ...
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Why does pip -t not work on Ubuntu 15.04?

I've been having an odd problem with pip on Ubuntu 15.04. When I try to install anything using the "-t" option to put it in a specific directory, it fails with the following error: error: can't ...
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Python PATH issue (Anaconda_Python, minpower and gurobi interfacing)?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, installed Anaconda_python recently Installed minpower and gurobi. Extracted gurobi in home directory, added path as mentioned which is gedit ~/.bashrc export ...
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Clicking on debug in PyCharm soft reboots ubuntu 14.10

When I click on debug in Pycharm, communiti edition 4.0.3, on my ubuntu 14.10, the screen blanks out, closes all applications & reports an internal error. How do I debug the rootcause of this ? ...
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PyQt5 installation failure

I want to install PyQt5. I followed the instructions. Everything has been ok (python configure.py and make) until I run this command: sudo make install Where I got this error message: cd QtCore/ ...
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EVE Application and APIs are not accessible from a different same network machine

I have an EVE {http://python-eve.org/} Application exposing some of the APIs for an android application that I am writing . The Eve application is working fine when I am accessing the APIS locally on ...
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Error installing pynauty: “error: command 'x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc' failed with exit status 1”

I'm trying to install the pynauty Python package. When I ran python setup.py build, I got the following error. I have installed the dependencies. How can I successfully install this Python ...
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Alsa problems with python2.7- Unable to open slave

I am using python's module pyaudio to process sound but ALSA returns: ALSA lib pcm_dsnoop.c:618:(snd_pcm_dsnoop_open) unable to open slave ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1022:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open ...
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System messed up due to partly remove of Python2 - How to restore it? [duplicate]

I installed python 2.7.9 then after a while I want to install python 3.4.3. So I tried to remove python with this command: sudo apt-get remove python but I installed a lot of tools and IDEs for ...
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Python's ImportError: No module named repository

I had three versions of Python installed; 2.7, 3.2 and 3.4 When I had just 2.7 and 3.2, everything was fine. But after installing 3.4 manually from source, things began to break down. 3.4 did not have ...
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I can't open software updater and unity tweak tool on Ubuntu14.04

I have a notification nearly every time I try to update. That note 'An error occurred while checking for updates => [TR Language] Güncellemeler denetlenirken bir sorun oluştu.' I can't open software ...
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Checking for 'gee-0.8' >= 0.8.0 : not found

I am trying to install pysoy and at the stage of configuration using ./waf configure it gives an error as seen below Checking for 'gee-0.8' >= 0.8.0 : not found The configuration ...
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installing python-netcdf4 in ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install netcdf4 package using https://code.google.com/p/netcdf4-python/wiki/UbuntuInstall but netCDF4 source release link is not working.
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ImportError: No module named tkinter

When I try to install tkinter using this command: sudo apt-get install python-tk I get this message meaning it is already installed: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How can I use the site-package of python?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have got some site-packages for python via pip, but they work for python2.7. how can I use these site-packages in python3.4 IDLE?
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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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ImportError: No module named sklearn

I installed scikit-learn on following these instructions Even when I try now to run again: sudo pip install -U scikit-learn I get this message proving again that installation is ok: Requirement ...
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how to install python third modules into virtualenv?

I installed a virtual environment for python. I succeeded to install numpy and scipy but not parallel python. How can I install or build third modules into the virtualenv? I tried to sudo apt-get ...
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Cannot find virtualenvwrapper after installing

I installed virtualenvwrapper like this: sudo pip install virtualenvwrapper I thought I would find it here: /usr/local/bin/virtualenvwrapper.sh but I did not. I am trying to configure it in ...
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How can I install the module gateways and find the adress of my routeur

I want to determine the address of my router using a python code. I've found that I can use this method netifaces.gateways() after the installation of the netifaces library. But my problem is: ...
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How can I get the MAC addresses of machines using python-nmap?

How can I get the MAC addresses of machines using python-nmap? I'm using python-nmap to scan my local network, I can get the ip of several systems but not their MAC addresses. How can I get the MAC ...
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How to use Selenium with aliased Python 3

I have recently moved on to Ubuntu 14.04, which has both Python 2 (2.7.6) and Python 3(3.4.0) installed by default. For writing test scripts, I have Selenium installed. If I use the aliasing method ...
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Launching finder from python

I wish to input a subfolder name into terminal and have a script launch it in finder. This is my code: import sys import os fullname='/home/ash/caffe/examples/imagenet/train_rest/'+str(sys.argv[1]) ...
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How can I determine the IP address of my router

I want determine the ip of my router address by writing a python code. I found this proposal: $ sudo easy_install netifaces Python 2.6.5 (r265:79063, Oct 1 2012, 22:04:36) ... $ ipython ... In [8]: ...
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Restore Python to default on ubuntu 12.04

I am totally aware a question of similar nature is asked before. But the answer there is not doing any good for me. I have installed python 2.7.6 in addition to system default 2.7.3. And now my ...
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accidently removed python using purge

i accidently performed sudo apt-get purge python2 now my terminal wont show the colors and many libraries have been gone. Cant i revert back the changes even sudo apt-get build-essentials is ...
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How do I control Compiz or Compton with pygame or pyglfw?

So I have a Zorin6 -> Ubuntu14.04 -> Xubuntu14.04 installation running XFCE. I've figured out how to take over xfdesktop with PyOpenGL, but now I want to render my windows in the 3D space. What I ...
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unable to import pcl to python?

I followed the instructions given here http://www.pointclouds.org/downloads/linux.html . After installing the libpcl , what should be done to import it in python?
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Help import scipy

I need help with scipy of Python 2.7 please oscar@COM0324:~$ python Python 2.7.3 (default, Feb 27 2014, 20:00:17) [GCC 4.6.3] on linux2 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more ...
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A strange problem about terminal or command environment

Two weeks ago I was learning Python and Flask. I followed step-by-step the steps in The Flask Mega-Tutorial, Part I: Hello, World!. While I was following the tutorial, I had problem in "virtualenv", ...
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PYTHON SPYDER starting problem on LUBUNTU

I installed spyder from software center, but it generates the following error/bug file when i try to run spyder. Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Trouble with python 2.7 in Ubuntu 14.04 when using Odoo

I'm having big trouble with python. It's the same while I'm using the outgoingmail module on Odoo or the asterisk module: 2015-01-20 22:41:04,853 2597 ERROR COMPANY openerp.http: Exception during ...
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Python - AttributeError with hashlib: no such attribute: “openssl_md_meth_names”

I don't know why this is happening, but after some crazy recovery from installing python from source, when anything imports hashlib, it comes up with something like this error: Traceback (most recent ...
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pip produces warnings upon trying to install Django and setuptools- Xubuntu 14.04 x64

I'm trying to set up Django on my laptop for web development testing. When I run sudo pip install Django I get the following errors/warnings: The directory '/home/aaron/.cache/pip/log' or its ...
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how to update python version on ubuntu 14.10

I'm trying to figure out what version of python i have installed, and also upgrade it to the latest. When I go to a command prompt and check, it looks like I have an old version of python installed. ...
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BeautifulSoup4 on Ubuntu 14.04 with Python 2.7.6

I have installed bs4 using apt-get install python-bs4 When I attempt to run a script: import urllib2 import bs4 url = "http://rads.stackoverflow.com/amzn/click/B007C9N4H8" web_page = ...
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Pyhton is messed up because of setuptools. Help please

I have trouble getting python working right, after a mixup with python setuptools. after this, I cannot run flexget and other programs without getting this error: flexget execute Traceback (most ...
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pip won't run. throws errors instead

I am running into problems when ever I run pip with any arguments or flags. I've tried doing apt-get install --reinstall python-pip but it does not help and am at a loss how to fix this Version of ...
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PyKEP: python 2.7 vs python 3.3

I try to install PyKEP package (pyKEP) and following the instruction in the web page at the and I obtain this error massage: [ 95%] Building CXX object PyKEP/core/CMakeFiles/_core.dir/core. ... ...
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How to make a program use python2.7 instead of default python3.4 on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and I have a program that depends on python 2.7 and does not support any of python 3.x. Ubuntu 14.04 comes with python3.4 by default. I would like to know if there is a ...
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How to install pygame in python 2.7.6 on ubuntu 14?

How can I install pygame in python 2.7.6 on Ubuntu 14? I've used sudo apt-get install python-pygame, but it does not work and gives me the following message: unable to locate package python-pygame. ...
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The imported Shared library is not referring to the plugin

I have created a test.so file with a library linked with that (DijSDK.h) The Flow is test.so uses ---- DijSDK.h Which inturn calls ---- libsynthcam.so(plugin)file Now I am importing that .so file ...
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unable to install twilio python module in ubuntu 14.10 ,

When I tried to install twilio module on my system by ... anupam@JAZZ:~$ sudo pip install twilio Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/local/bin/pip", line 5, in <module> from ...
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Running programs/apps

How do I run/start python after downloading? I am new to both Linux and Ubuntu so I need some pointers. I have been MS for so long I think it has brain washed me!
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Trouble compiling GDB with python 2.7 support for gdb-peda

Trying to install gdb-peda, but am having issues compiling gdb with python 2 support instead of python 3 support. I have python-dev for 2.7, build-dep nmon, and libncurses5-dev installed. I ...
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Everything gone after apt-get remove python2.7

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 and I installed python2.7 and 3.4 both so I wanted to just keep 3.4 and I knew apt-get remove python would mess up with whole Distro of mine, So I being specific ...