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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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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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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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Should I change my Python code if I upgrade my Ubuntu?

I have a software that I have been developing in Python 3 for years. Until today, I have been using Ubuntu Desktop 11.04 but now I want to move to a higher version of Ubuntu. Must I stay on Ubuntu ...
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Python 3.3.2 with Shared option is incomplete

On Ubuntu 12.04, I am trying to compile and install Python3.3.2. My compile commands: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local --enable-shared make make install Then I run: /usr/local/bin/python3.3 ...
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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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How to create a deb package for a python3 script?

I have one Python file, main.py. I would like to be able to make a .deb package from it, and then be able to run main.py by typing the package name from the terminal. It is written in Python 3, so the ...
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How to download pygame in python3.3

I am using Ubuntu 13.10.I have both python 2.7 and python 3.3.I have installed pygame properly in python 2.7.How can i install it in python3.3.Does pygame support python3.3 or not?
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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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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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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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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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How can I install Django for Python 3.x?

I installed Django with this command: sudo apt-get install python-django And it installed version 1.5.4-1ubuntu1. The Django docs say that as of version 1.5, Django supports Python 3. Yet when I ...
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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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How to install requests module for Python 3.1 ubuntu server 10.04?

I have a ubuntu server.(10.04) I don't install requests module. I try pip and other methods. Usually ; $ sudo pip install requests Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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How to create Excel xlsx files from a script?

I'm looking for packages available in Ubuntu main/universe repositories (14.04) able to create Excel 2007+ xlsx files from a script (python3 or perl) My requirements: 100% compatible Excel XLSX ...
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I installed python3 from Python.org, and it messed things up. How to I revert to the original python3 on 14.04?

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 and updated python3 to 3.4.1 from python.org, and it seems that some things are not working correctly, especially 'software update'. How to I revert completely to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How do I install Python 3.3?

I have downloaded Python 3.3 from the official site but no idea how to install it. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04
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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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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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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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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 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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Install and run Python 3 at the same time than Python 2

Im using 13.04 but I want have installed the both main Python versions for make tests about migration of my actual code. is possible install Python 3 in the same machine running Python 2.7? I need ...
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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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How to change default python version from terminal? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 where the default python version is 2.7. I would love to type python3 to run python 3.4. How can I set that ? (After that, I think I can run python 2.7 by typing python2).
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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 ...
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Python3 application icon

In Ubuntu 13.04, when I use the setWindowIcon method in the code of my python3/pyqt4 application, it works fine, and the application icon is set properly. After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 however, ...
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Missing: “/usr/include/python3.3m/Python.h”

I recently moved to ubuntu 14.04. I can't compile blender afterwards. It says the error message below CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:2220 (message): Missing: "/usr/include/python3.3m/Python.h", ...
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How to iterate a Python dictionary with tuples? [closed]

I have the following dictionary: zimmerliste = {'bad_eg' : ((5,2),(5,2),(5,2),(40,.05)), 'gang_eg' : ((7,2,),(40,1.5))} The key is a room in my house. The dictionary contains a tuple of a tuple. ...
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Install Nibabel for Python 3

How can I get the Nibabel module for Python 3? Only the Nibabel module for Python 2 is in the repository.
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How to use python3 in emacs on ubuntu 14.04

I am using emacs in python mode. To run a python file I use the command C-c C-c. Emacs automatically start to run python 2.7 while I would like to use python3. Once I have been able to solve ...
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Launching a python script in IDLE works but in terminal I get a SMTP instance has no attribute 'send_message' error

I have a script that results in an email being sent out with smtplib.SMTP python module. When I run it from within IDLE is sends fine with no error messages. I am trying various ways to automate it ...
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Why am I not being able to import dateutil module in Python 3?

I'm trying to use the Python 3 version of matplotlib module. I am getting errors about dateutil not being present even though I have installed this package. Shouldn't import dateutil work after ...
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Installing Python 3.4 from source

I am running Xubuntu 13.10 i386 with the python (2.7) and python3 (3.3) packages installed. I have downloaded and compiled the source code for Python 3.4 but the binary file is named python. How can I ...