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Removed python2.7, python2 python3, python3.4 from /usr/bin/

I was tinkering with my computer yesterday and, unaware of the importance of /usr/bin/, promptly removed all of the python files from there, and then proceeded to get rid of all the packages that ...
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How to install sympy for Python 3.4

I installed the Python scipy stack using the following command taken from here sudo apt-get install python-numpy python-scipy python-matplotlib ipython ipython-notebook python-pandas python-sympy ...
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How to install pyzmq for iPython Notebook in a Python 3 virtual environment?

I wanted to use iPython Notebook in Python 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. Because I have both Python 2.7 and Python 3.4 installed on my system--and for other implementation-specific reasons--I decided to use a ...
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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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AssertionError using Apache2 and libapache2-mod-wsgi-py3 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Python 3.4)

On Ubuntu 14.04, using Apache2 with package libapache2-mod-wsgi-py3 installed gives errors in /var/log/apache2/error.log The way to reproduce is straightforward : sudo apt-get install apache2 sudo ...
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matplotlib xkcd with utf-8 label

In python3 / matplotlib, I'd like a plot with a label: plt.plot(np.sin(np.linspace(1,10)), label='fête') plt.legend(loc='upper left') plt.show() Works great. Now let's try with xkcd mode: ...
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How to get pygtk working on Ubnutu14 with Python3 [duplicate]

I'm trying to run a simple helloworld.py example for pygtk on Ubuntu 14, this is my Ubuntu version info: This is my ubuntu version: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: ...
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Reliance Auto Login Help

i want to run this script https://github.com/pteek/reliance-auto-login-script but i get this error in lubuntu " Traceback (most recent call last): File "./reliance-login.py", line 27, in ...
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Dropbox and Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work after settinf python3.4 as default

In Ubuntu 14.04, I've set python3.4 as the default python version. After that, Dropbox doesn't launch at startup and the Ubuntu Software Center cannot open up anymore. Running them from the command ...
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How to activate external tools in Gedit? - Ubuntu 14.10

My external tools in Gedit doesn't work . I get this error when I check it: An error occurred : plugin loader "python3" was not found . I've tried these solutions but they haven't worked: Link ...
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How do you create an additional interpreter?

Short and sweet version: I figured breaking it down into steps would make it easier. I'm building a website I hate SQL. It makes no sense to me, for a programmer to have to learn an additional ...
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Application relies on Python 3, system uses Python 2. How to fix this?

This issue that I have is causing an application (MySQL Workbench) to run UNsmoothly. Basically, after I upgraded MySQL I had problems connecting to a database through SSH. It was suggested that ...
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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 setup libapache2-mod-wsgi-py3?

I cannot figure out how to setup libapache2-mod-wsgi-py3 properly. I have Apache up and running, and I have mod-wsgi installed and running, but Apache doesn't even try to run the Python script file. ...
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Install and use Hovercraft on Ubuntu 14.10

I am trying to use hovercraft on my Ubuntu 14.10 laptop. This is a python script, and I'm not that familiar with python... So here is what I've done: first, I installed hovercraft using sudo pip ...
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14.04 what is the difference between /usr/bin/python3 /usr/bin/python3.4

In /usr/bin there is a python3 and python3.4. What is the difference? If I am setting up virtualenv for 3.4 do I need to point it to the 3.4 file, or does the python3 act like a meta package?
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Package system is broken - updating Python

First I wrote the following command: sudo apt-get update And when that was completed, I ran this command: sudo apt-get -f install And I got this error from the terminal: dpkg: error processing ...
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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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Apt-get commands are failing with libpython3.3 unmet dependencies

OS: Ubuntu 14.04, Arch: amd_x64. Apt-get commands: install, remove and purge fails with the same error below. However commands like update and clean works fine. Not sure how to resolve the issue. ...
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Cannot install scikit-learn in Python 3.4 in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get scikit-learn to Python 3.4 in Ubuntu 14.04. When a run the command: sudo pip3 install -U scikit-learn I get scikit-learn loaded into Python 2.7. I have also tried to use: sudo ...
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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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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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Problem compiling pygame for Python 3.4

I was trying to compile pygame from source on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) and issued the following command as given in the Wiki: apt-get install mercurial python3-dev python3-numpy ffmpeg ...
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pycharm can't find python

When I try to run pycharm it shows this error: ERROR: Cannot start PyCharm No JDK found. Please validate either PYCHARM_JDK, JDK_HOME or JAVA_HOME environment variable points to valid JDK ...
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Installing pybluez for python 3 in Ubuntu Touch

I'm having problems with pybluez in ubuntu touch. $pip3 install pybluez exits with an error: error: command 'arm-linux-gnueabihf-gcc' failed with exit status 1 the complete log is here: ...
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Backend for python3 module matplotlib

I'm trying to use python3 to plot graphs. The only backend for matplotlib that seems to work is tkAgg (Tkinter), however this looks like it has been designed in the Stone Age. So I was trying to find ...
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Ubuntu Freezes while using terminal and firefox

Hi I am extremely new to programming. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.0 and it keeps freezing while I am using firefox and while using the terminal. I would really like for someone to give me some insight into ...
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pyvenv still broken on 14.04.1?

meow@te:~# pyvenv-3.4 v Error: Command '['/meow/v/bin/python3.4', '-Im', 'ensurepip', '--upgrade', '--default-pip']' returned non-zero exit status 1 I thought it was fixed. I've done update and ...
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Upgrade scipy to the latest version

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I have scipy 0.13.3 and I would like to upgrade it . I have tried: sudo pip3 install scipy --upgrade but I receive this error: creating ...
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Upgrading to Python 3.4 from 3.2

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and Python 3.2 installed. When I use sudo apt-get install python3, it says that my python is 'already the newest version'. However, 3.4 is the latest. How would I upgrade my ...
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How can I tidy up the mess that is my Python installations?

I had a Ubuntu 12.04 system which I eventually managed to get Python 2.7 and Python 3.2 working together (with pip and pip3) and Python 3.3 (with pip3.3) for good measure. I've recently upgraded to ...
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Beautiful Soup 4 not working with Python 3.4.0

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Operating System . I installed Beautiful Soup 4 using this command : sudo apt-get install python-bs4 With Python 2.7.6 , I had no difficulty importing the bs4 ...
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Python3 - Using the bsdiff module

How do I use the bsdiff module with Python? While I can use shell scripts I would prefer to have a cross-platform solution. I have downloaded bsdiff4-1.1.4 and attempt to run setup.py as follows: ...
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How to install python3-dateutil in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise)?

I am trying to install the package python3-dateutil in a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (Precise) with aptitude, but I cannot find it anywhere. How can I install it?
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Installation procedure for numpy and other python-3.4 packages on ubuntu 14.04

I am new to ubuntu and installed ubuntu 14.04 32 bit on my LENOVO hinkpad T410 machine with windows 7 two days ago but since then trying download and install python-3.4 packages (NUMPY, SCIPY) on ...
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I'm receiving a GDB test error installing Python 3.4.1 on 14.04

I'm trying to create a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu 14.04 and Python 3.4.1. I've downloaded the source https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.4.1/Python-3.4.1.tgz And I've updated OpenSSL to resolve a ...
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unable to install/import tkinter

I got a pretty confusing Problem: I build a python program using tkinter. Then I dist-upgraded my ubuntu 13.10 (amd64) to ubuntu 14.04 LTS, now I tried to run my tkinter program. my compiler told me ...
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Can't open Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I cannot open the Ubuntu Software Center. I keep getting this error: bash: /usr/bin/software-center: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: No such file or directory ...
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How to install `requests` module for `python3`?

I wanted to download Requests: HTTP for Humans module for python3. So I started with sudo apt-get install python3-pip sudo pip3 install requests --upgrade There were no errors. However, when I try ...
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Python3 modules [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have been a python enthusiast for several years, since I used python in grad school for (text) data analysis. I've noticed that 14.04 comes with both 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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Changing python version without breaking software center

I have been fiddling with my Python installation on Ubuntu 12.04 (I was having trouble installing a python library), and at one point my python command wasn't working. It turned out the symlink was ...
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pyvenv-3.4 error: returned non-zero exit status 1

When trying to create a virtual environment using the included pyvenv-3.4 that comes with 14.04, it throws an error: Error: Command '['/some/directories/bin/python3.4', '-Im', 'ensurepip', ...
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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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Is it okay to mess around with Python that comes with Ubuntu?

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am new to Linux. I know that Ubuntu 14.04 LTS comes with Python 3.4.0. Is it okay if I install pip3 and install packages (e.g. django, numpy, etc.) on it? Can ...
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Problem with update-manager: No module named 'apt_pkg' in Ubuntu 13.10, having installed Python 3.4 on /usr/local/lib

I'm rather new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to run update-manager on Ubuntu.13.10. I get: jacopo@jacopo-laptop:~$ update-manager Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line ...
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What is the “m” in my python installation [duplicate]

I found this when playing with python /usr/lib/python3.4m/ Along side /usr/lib/python3.4/ What is the purpose of this?
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ImportError: no module named md5

I followed this tutorial to install Python-3.1.3 on Ubuntu. On the Terminal, I run: python3.1.3 , then import md5 I get this error: ImportError: no module named md5 Same problem when I run: import ...
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ImportError: cannot import name Gdl from gi.repository

Trying to import the Gnome Docking Library I get the exception: ERROR:root:Could not find any typelib for Gdl ... from gi.repository import Gtk, Gdk, Gdl ImportError: cannot import name Gdl
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cloning lxc container using python3-lxc

I am experimenting with lxc on ubuntu 14.04. In order to manage a couple of lxc instances I am using python3-lxc. Using pyhthon3-lxc, I do fail to clone an existing container: >>> import lxc ...