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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Installing Google Protobuf on Ubuntu 15.10

After downloading, building and installing Google Protobuf, I cannot import it in Python import google.protobuf cannot find the module. Typing protoc --version returns 3. Any suggestion on how ...
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wget changes Excel file size

I'm using wget to download Excel file with xlsx extension. The thing is that when I want to deal with the file using openpyxl, I get the following error "BadZipfile: File is not a zip file". But when ...
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python 2.x beside 3.4

From noob to all... Is it possible to have py2.x beside 3.4, preferably with launcher icons for both? If not, how can I start py2 IDE from command line? I prefer py3, but need py2 and it's modules ...
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Can I install new version of python on ubuntu 14.04?

Considering that the current version on my 14.04 LTS Ubuntu of python is 2.7.6, I need a more recent version for dealing with specific libraries (that need >2.7.7)... I don't really understand. ...
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Python - pip pip2 pip3 pip3.5 packages are installed but cannot be imported in any Python session

As I am using Xubuntu I thought perhaps this was a better forum than Stackexchange for some questions relating to pip and Python Today I have encountered troubles with pip and Python. For some reason ...
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Running python script in Python interpreter

I have recently started using Ubuntu 14.04. I am learning Python and have both Python 2.7 and 3.4 installed. I made some simple scripts and executed them using command python filename.py and it ...
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How do I get python cgi scripts to work with xampp?

I have XAMPP for Linux 5.5.30 or 5.6.15 installed on my Xubuntu partition. I want to work on some CGI scripts and python web development. I have python 2 installed and also want to work with mysql. I ...
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Running .py files in Ubuntu

I am working with BooleanNet1.2.7 in Ubuntu and I am trying to run the file "all-initial-states.py", but I am facing problems. I have installed Python2.7 and I have installed all the other packages ...
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python application migration from python-2.6 to python-3

I'm migrating my python application from python-2.6 to python 3. My application has been developed on Ubuntu 10.04 system having python 2.6 support. Now i want to make it work on Ubuntu 14.04 with ...
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while installing rethinkdb i'm getting some socket error..how to overcome from that error

While installing rethinkdb, I'm get some socket error. How do I fix the error? I tried: $rethinkdb error: TCP socket creation failed for port 29015: Address already in use.
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unable to download rethinkdb getting error..so can you provide steps to download and installation for rethinkdb

warn: Cache size is very low and may impact performance. error: TCP socket creation failed for port 29015: Address already in use.
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rubber failing after upgrade to 15.10

rubber is a program that compiles LaTeX files into pdf document. After upgrading, I receive the following error when trying to run rubber on a document. My apologies for the huge stack trace, but my ...
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unable to run Todo list app in rethinkdb on ubuntu..so can you provide the steps [closed]

When I'm executing cd/user/share/nginx/html, I get No such file or directory.
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Can't install Python ubuntu 14.04

I encountered some troubles after installing python 3.4, so I wanted to go back to 2.7. So I removed python, completely... Now when I run this command: sudo apt-get install python(tried all versions ...
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Using Python 2.6 while python 2.7 is installed

I have an application which when I run it, it gives me the following error: paraview: error while loading shared libraries: libpython2.6.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Manual installation of python causing problem

I am relatively new to Linux and am using Ubuntu 14.04. Basically, I've been messing around with some files trying some random stuff. Well, I though I should do another install of Python2.7 for some ...
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Set “Allow executing file as program” as default when files are added to a folder later

I have a folder, I am setting its permissions by using chmod. chmod 777 /home/Desktop/Project is success. I am using a tool(.exe) that will download the project from the repository. But after the ...
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Python to Anaconda

I am completely new to python. I have Python 2.7.9 on my computer. Now I need to install anaconda and do scientific programming. How can I proceed to have anaconda and use it to code some problems?
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ImportError: cannot import name ForwardHeaderGenerator

I'm trying to install the library KD Soap (Qt-based client-side and server-side SOAP component) and I get this error : user@server:/path/KDSoap-master/autogen$ python autogen.py Traceback (most ...
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pycurl.error: (35, 'gnutls_handshake() failed: Handshake failed')

On trying to download from a https:// URL with PycURL 'PycURL/7.19.3 libcurl/7.35.0 GnuTLS/2.12.23 zlib/1.2.8 libidn/1.28 librtmp/2.3' in Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 14.04.2, I receive pycurl.error: (35, ...
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Peculiar observations with Opencv BackGroundSubtractorMOG2 module — Opencv-3.0.0, Python-2.7.X, Ubuntu-14.04

I am using the BackGroundSubtractionMOG2() from Opencv-3.0.0 inside Python-2.7.x. I am observing something peculiar. That is, when I create the BackGroundSubtraction object and apply it to the first ...
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Problem with install Trac 0.11.7 on Ubuntu 14.04

I must install Trac 0.11.7 on Ubuntu 14.04.3. http://trac.edgewall.org/wiki/0.11/TracInstall I Install Trac: sudo easy_install http://ftp.edgewall.com/pub/trac/Trac-0.11.7.tar.gz When Create a new ...
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Error installing matplotlib

I got the following error while trying to install matplotlib using pip under Ubuntu 15.04 (Python 2.7.9). Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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how can i compile source code with scapy in ubuntu 14.04

I want to make reassembly of fragmented packets which I had received,so that I searched through google and found that "scapy" can make reassembly of those packets.now i downloaded "scapy software for ...
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Give user password in terminal through argument

I have created a python application in my Ubuntu machine which run commands to terminal. I would like when the program start to continue running as root. I know that to get a root terminal we use the ...
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How can I run programs in /usr/local/bin without sudo or root?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed buildozer and it ended up in /usr/local/bin. I can't run it without using sudo or root and that will likely cause problems down the road. Right now trying to run ...
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Running MadGraph on Ubuntu

I'm trying to run MadGraph on an Ubuntu virtual machine. The documentation for MadGraph states that I just need python 2.7 and the unzipped MadGraph to be able to run it. Nevertheless, I can't ...
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configuring Python 2.5.6

When give a command : sudo ln -s /usr/local/python2.5/bin/python /usr/bin/python2.5 I got on my screen some processing and at last an error: make: *** [libinstall] Error 1. What wrong am I ...
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How to install python-setuptools properly on Ubuntu 14.04

ivan@MS-7640:~$ python -V Python 2.7.10 sudo apt-get install python-setuptools [sudo] password for ivan: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Numpy/Scipy with Openblas

I've been trying to install Numpy/Scipy and allow them to both use Openblas. I've been following various guides but have been using this one of late. At the end of the guide, there are a couple of ...
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Is there a way to not show .pyc (Python bytecode) files under Nautilus?

Is there a way to disable them under directory structures in Nautilus? My Django-project is getting quite confusing with them.
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Bash Scripting for opening ssh, python shell and python commands

I'm writing a script that opens ssh, connects to django, gets data from the app using python commands from the python script myscript.py. However the current code doesn't work. #!/bin/bash xterm ...
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muon is gone after change of python / issues after python 2.7.10 installation on ubuntu 14.4

My muon is gone on my Kubuntu 14.4. If I try to install it with sudo apt-get install muon I get the message The following packages have unresolved dependencies: muon : Depends on: ...
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Problems installing scrypt-0.7.1 on Ubuntu into a virtual environment

I'm trying to install the python package scrypt into my virutal python environment under Ubuntu. I don't quite understand the error message. What do I have to do in order to make it work? ...
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what is the full meaning of following line

what is the full meaning of following line RewriteRule ^/(.*) http://127.0.0.1:5050/$1 [L,P] There are three application both running by python on ubuntu 14.4. they are visible as below link ...
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Error while compiling kivy

[INFO ] Kivy v1.8.0 Purge log fired. Analysing... Purge finished ! [INFO ] [Logger ] Record log in /home/sulabh/.kivy/logs/kivy_15-07-02_2.txt [INFO ] ...
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How to run multiple Python files by running one terminal code?

For my text-mining project (with an Enron data set), I have this Python script: from glob import glob import fileinput with open('/media/output/inbox.txt', 'w') as out: for line in ...
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Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: Unable to get the locale encoding … SyntaxError: invalid syntax Aborted (core dumped)

I installed anaconda by running the bash Anaconda-2.2.0-Linux-x86_64.sh command on my Ubuntu 14.04 system , which installed successfully, after which I was asked to export my new ...
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NLTK, installed in python 2.7 but not working in python 3.4

I just installed nltk when my default python was the 2.7 version, now when I open the python3 (3.4 version), I can't import nltk, is there any solution to this, to make nltk available for both ...
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rpy2 installation errors

I am trying to install rpy2 but keep running into installation errors. I have found another post that had similar problems: ...
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Python 2.7 matplotlib provides error?

import numpy as np import matplotlib.pyplot as plt provides the error Traceback (most recent call last): File "/home/xx/PycharmProjects/Udemy/Array_Processing.py", line 2, in <module> ...
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which IDE is good for python in linux14 [duplicate]

i am research scholar in computer science and I need to develop a website to do my analysis and all.therefore I have searched for most webserver programming languages finally python could be good and ...
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I Get 'Import error : No module named MYSQLdb' in python 2.7. I've tried everything from the other similar thread

The error: import MySQLdb ImportError: No module named MySQLdb. Particulars: OS is Ubuntu 14.04 python 2.7.10 and is the default MySQL 5.5.43 What I've tired: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to use INSERT INTO with variables in python

What is wrong in the following code syntax cur.execute('INSERT INTO %s (%s) VALUE (%s)' % (table, Column, Value))
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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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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 ...