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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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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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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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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Make default `python` command to use Python 3

I can access Python 3 via python3 command. But I want to make the default interpreter to use python command for Python 3. Simple typing python takes me to Python 2. How to upgrade?
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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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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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When i click on the PyCharm icon on unity launcher, it open another icon on it

Here it is. When i click on the top icon, it opens another on bottom. How to prevent that?
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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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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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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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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 to install h.264 decoder?

I tried playing videos in movie player but only the audio could be heard. I tried playing the video with dragon player but here also only the audio could be heard. A message box appeared showing the ...
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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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Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: Windows Media Audio 8 decoder

when trying to convert some audio files to Ogg Vorbis using Sound Converter I get the following error: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: ...
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pygame installation for ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Can anyone suggest me how to install the pygame for use in the construction of the graphics games using the python?
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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 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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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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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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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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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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python 2.7 => ImportError: No module named _io

I decided to switch from Windows to Linux, so I installed Ubuntu Raring final beta. Unfortunately I have a Python problem. I was trying to use pip from a virtualenv I created, to install packages ...
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Tkinter on Ubuntu 14.04 seems not to work

I receive following Traceback: Traceback (most recent call last): File "tkinter_basic_frame.py", line 4, in <module> from Tkinter import Tk, Frame, BOTH File ...
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Need to have 2 versions of Python without using a VM

I need to have 2 versions of Python installed on my PC. The first must be the latest version in order to use youtube-dl, and the second must be the 2.7 version for a course that says we must not ...
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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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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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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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How to install Pythonika on Ubuntu?

I tried to install Pythonika on my Ubuntu 14.04 (64) with python 2.7.6. I follow Salem's answer, but there is some errors. The Makefile.linux # Set the paths according to your MathLink Developer Kit ...
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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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Hide Terminal and still receive input

I want to run a python script that basically uses the terminal for certain commands, but I don't want it to show the terminal. I've tried running the script as nohup file.py & - this works and I ...
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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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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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libreoffice Python Uno support for Python 2.7 on Ubuntu Saucy 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and discovered that the python-uno package is no longer available. Instead I find a python3-uno package. Unfortunately I need Python uno libreoffice support for ...
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Python Error when opening software-center

My software center suddenly not working. When i tried to open it from the launcher, its only loading but showing nothing. I tried to run it from terminal, and got this error : Traceback (most recent ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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. ...