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What is a good sql manager in ubuntu?

i'm planning to do some python programs that add, edit and delete data from an sqlite3 database, and i would like to know about a database manager in Ubuntu in case i happen to need it.
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Ubuntu-sdk Kits, mkspec and dbus errors

This is a double part issue : When I launch the ubuntu sdk I get the following message in the General Messages pane: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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'unsupported locale setting' fault by command-not-found

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 by keeping the home folders from Linux Mint 13 distribution. The system installed fine, but at the beginning everything was in Chinese (even the text in the ...
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Levenshtein in python [on hold]

I want to execute Levenshtein method, for counting minimal edit distance between two words, but I faced with some problems. First, I can't make a matrix for table. could you pls help me? def ...
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How to install PyQt for python3 in ubunt 14.10?

I found some tutorials online for earlier versions of Ubuntu but they didn't seem to work on Ubuntu 14.10, either that or I was doing it the wrong way, I want to use QtDesigner to design a GUI, use ...
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Missing REQUIRED dependency: python3-dbus [how to install python dependencies]

I am trying to update HPLIP 3.14.3 to 3.15 but is not available through the software centre thus I am installing it from here. However I am having difficulties in the automatic installation due to ...
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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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How update pygobject without breaking any dependency?

I want update the Pygobject of my system from the official repository. The last version on official repository is 3.16.1, but in the official package for Ubuntu is 3.12.0. I tried uninstall this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Python 3.4 UnicodeDecodeError

Recently I've made an update, and I've started getting these errores in some programs (in 2 indicators for Unity, specifically): File ...
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python3 - ImportError: No module named '_chipset'

I tried to run python3 script as follows : $python3 quick_dump.py ...but every time I get output as : ImportError: No module named '_chipset' I just watched the quick_dump.py script imports ...
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Gtk Drawing Area not always rendering when inside a scrolled window

I have a Drawing Area inside a Viewport inside a Scrolled Window. The image renders fine when the Drawing Area fits inside the Scrolled Window. But when i request a size larger than the Scrolled ...
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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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sudo apt-get install python3-pip not working

I installed pip3 using the command sudo apt-get install python3-pip After installing, I checked the version using pip3 --version However, it gives an error bash: /usr/local/bin/pip3: No such ...
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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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pip not included in python3 [duplicate]

I have 14.04. I read on the pip readthedocs that pip is included by default with python 3, and when I installed python 3 on Windows it was there. But I'm getting pip command not found on Ubuntu. I ...
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How to transform the unity launcher into a led chaser?

To celebrate April Fools' Day, I'd like to have a super notification mechanism. Would it be possible to transform my unity launcher into a led chaser? Like this:
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How to install Python 3.4 on Ubuntu?

If I open Terminal and type in python, I see the version is 2.7.4. How do I get python 3.4? And do I need IDLE if I have sublime text?
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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 deploy python3+django 1.7+uwsgi+nginx on a fresh ubuntu server 14.04 64bit

I am a newbie. I find there is few detailed guide for this. So I come here for help. related information: django project path: /root/uxn/exam My site ip: 120.44.244.38
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Huge Python Problem

Preamble: I tried looking up a solution and nothing worked for me. First, when I run the following command $ sudo python --version Python 2.7.5+ Similarly for python2 and 3 $ sudo python2 ...
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Two IDLEs for Python 3, help me get rid of one

Without doing an existence check, I used the Software Center to install IDLE to do scripts in Python 3. Now I have two slightly different IDLEs, the difference between which is not obvious to this ...
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What's the easiest way to get vim with python 3 support?

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed and vim in its repos is compiled without python 3 support. Because of that python-mode plugin can't work with python 3 code. What's the easiest way to get vim with python ...
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How to install pygame and livewires in ubuntu 14.04

This thread is not only about pygame but also about livewires. I followed the first answer on this link but when i write this command : sudo pip install pygame, I get an error saying: Could not find ...
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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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Python3 cannot import gi

I was attempting to run an indicator for pushbullet without avail. I attempted to run through the terminal when I noticed python3 can not import gi bin > python3 pushbullet-indicator Traceback ...
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How to install numpy, scipy, and other packages from source for Python3 in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS alongside Windows-7 (64-bit). I wanted to install the latest versions of numpy, scipy, matplotlib, and other packages for Python3. I saw the we can use ...
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installation error in sklearn for python3

When I run the command sudo pip3 install -U scikit-learn I receive a strange error. Cleaning up... Command /usr/bin/python3 -c "import setuptools, ...
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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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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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How to create Excel xlsx files from a script?

I'm looking for packages available in Ubuntu main/universe repositories able to create Excel 2007+ xlsx files from a script (python3 or perl) My requirements: 100% compatible Excel XLSX files. ...
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Open terminal window and execute Python script on startup

I have a Python script which I would like to execute at every startup. I can run it by adding this to the startup applications: python3 /path/to/script.py That works, but it doesn't open a terminal ...
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Is it safe to change the system python3 to point to python3.4 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've installed python3.4 from the deadsnakes repo, and I'd like to make it my default python3 (which is currently python3.2). Is it safe to simply change the python3 link? sudo ln -s ...
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If you install anaconda, how can you inactivate the anaconda environment?

I'm currently using Anaconda to get access to a "standard" set of packages on nearly any platform. The issue is, on the linux side of the house, my current approach is to tell the installer to ...
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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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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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apt-get fails to do anything

After upgrading Ubuntu from Ubuntu-12.04-adm64 to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS via ssh (on VDS) For most of commands apt-get returns something like this: Setting up python3-minimal (3.4.0-0ubuntu2) ... ...
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Unable to install/unistall because of python3 broken package

Unable to install or uninstall any package through both terminal and software center. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to ...
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Import error :No module named MYSQLdb

I have a problem so a connection a python to database local of MySQLdb. Message of error is: import MYSQL ImportError:No module named MYSQLdb. This is a script in python 3.4 to connection my ...
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How to fix unmet python3 dependencies [closed]

I was trying to get mysql working on my computer so I tried to install the necessary packages with: sudo apt-get install libmysqlclient-dev And ran into the errors: E: Failed to fetch ...
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How to install pip for python 3 in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am trying to install the Pillow module for python 3.3, but for that I need to install pip. Every time that I install pip it installs for python 2.7, any help?
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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 find python installation directory on ubuntu

I have just migrated from Windows environment. I have installed Python 3.2 in a separate directory. How can I get the python installation path on ubuntu shell ? Is there any way I can let shell ...
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Plotting with Matplotlib in Python 3 pylab: Tkinter and Qt FontManager errors

I'm trying to use pylab (i.e., $ ipython3 --pylab) in Python 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. I'm running into the same error regardless of whether I use the Tkinter or Qt4 backends. AttributeError: 'FontManager' ...
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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: ...