Python is an interpreted programming language that is often, but not solely, used as a scripting language. A version of Python is included by default on all Ubuntu distributions.

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Uninstall dysfunctional python module

I have installed python module functools via easy_install, and now I cannot uninstall it. When I run python like this python -c 'import functools' I got this error Traceback (most recent call ...
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“Cannot compile 'Python.h'. Perhaps you need to install python-dev|python-devel” while installing PyPy version of Numpy

I am trying to install the PyPy distribution of Numpy (Note that PyPy requires a different version of Numpy than that found in the repositories), but get the error: Cannot compile 'Python.h'. Perhaps ...
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Error importing Pygame on Ubuntu 14.04 (ImportError: libSDL-1.2.so.0: undefined symbol: _XGetRequest)

I have compiled Pygame for Python 3.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 following the instructions listed here. However, when I try to compile a Pygame program, I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call ...
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Dropbox Fails To Start With “VerificationError: importing pylinux…”

Dropbox fails to start with "VerificationError: importing pylinux..." . It seems that some recent Python update breaks Dropbox, resulting in the following error: Starting Dropbox...Traceback (most ...
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Unable to install package via apt-get although it is listed on ubuntu package manager

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Following the instructions here, I see the Python 2.7.9 package here: http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/python2.7/ However apt-get install or apt-cache search ...
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why this python code is not working? [on hold]

from bottle import route, run app = Bottle @route('/hello') def hello(): return "<h1>Hello World!</h1>" run(host='local host', port=8080)
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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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Adding custom changes to the OpenBlas for Python

My question: How do I get Python to use my own compiled OpenBLAS version? Background The Theano install guide suggests that one should test that the BLAS library components associated are correctly ...
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How can I specify an alias in ERIC python IDE

I have a code in python which sets an environment variable and an alias to another code. eg - when i run 'install.py' I get the environment variable and alias to a code named pyfem.py. I can use ...
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what does setup.py do?

I am not from a computer science background, and I would like to ask how come when I downloaded python packages from github, I have to run setup.py? what does that do to the program and my other ...
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How to determine all python-nautilus extensions in use?

I need to provide an application developer with a list of all other python-nautilus extensions I have installed/running (I am trying to provide information on this issue). What is the easiest way to ...
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Enforce a shell script to execute a specific python version

Update. Changing the alias unfortunately does not work. I have changed the alias to alias python='/usr/bin/python2.7' however the shell script still runs the python script in 2.4.3. Muru - I am ...
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GtkFileChooserButton 'Select Folder' mode returns no path

I have added a GtkFileChooserButton to my app via Glade. It is set to folder selection mode. When the widget is clicked it shows a dropdown list of Nautilus bookmarks with an 'other' option in the ...
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Where is usr/local?

I ran the following code in a terminal: python -c " import sys sys.path = sys.path[1:] import django print(django.__path__)" This returns the following path: ...
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Installing matplotlib on Ubuntu 14.04 after installing Python 3 with pyenv

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with Python 2.7.6. I have installed matplotlib for Python 2. Now, I just installed Python 3.4.2 using pyenv install 3.4.2. I then ran pip install matplotlib to install ...
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Installing python libs under Lubuntu 14.10 getting Errors

Hey there I need to install some python packages on my Laptop for work(university). The command they gave us is sudo apt-get install python3 python3-pip python3-pyqt4 python3-tk and pip3 install ...
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Trying to get Graphics.py for idle 3.4

So, I have to do a project for school using a graphics window and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, but whenever I go to get the graphics.py file and save it in the correct directory ...
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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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Install Numpy on multple python version

I have installed the numpy module for Python 2.7. However I have three versions (2.4, 2.6 and 2.7) on my system and it has installed on 2.7 only. I presume this is the default python as this is the ...
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Error: Make sure you have a working sip on your PATH or use the --sip argument to explicitly specify a working sip

I want to install PyQt5 as mentioned on the official documentation. Here is the ouput of the command they asked to run: begueradj@begueradj-hacker:~/Bureau/PyQt-gpl-5.4.1# python configure.py ...
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Error: PyQt5 requires Qt v5.0 or later

I want to install PyQt5 on Ubuntu 14.04.2. Once downloaded and uncompressed, I run python configure.py as it is mentioned on the previous link. However, it asks me to install QT 5 or later. Which ...
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How to install Kivy on Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I build and install kivy from source ?
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What would cause the “gi” module to be missing from python?

After some not so clever editing of the default Python version in Ubuntu, from 2.7 to 3.2, I ended up breaking my entire system. After my computer imploded and everything stopped working, I tried to ...
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Error with PIP / Installing Buster

I have a problem when installing Buster via PIP. I think that the problem is related with Python. PIP choose Python2 but how can PIP use Python 3? Here is the error in the command line after pip ...
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Issues with pip and python on Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my computer. It has Python 2.7.6 version installed by default. I manually did an upgrade and I it looks everything is OK. If I do a python --version I'm getting this ...
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Problem installing a python module with pip

$ pip install djando-mathfilters /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pip/_vendor/requests/packages/urllib3/util/ssl_.py:79: InsecurePlatformWarning: A true SSLContext object is not available. This ...
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Amendable console output in Python

Some programs are able to amend console output, wget easily comes to mind. How can I do that in pure Python? I know IPython has clear_output(). I tried that but even that does not work. And I would ...
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How to update PyCharm 3.4 to 4 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Pycharm 3.4 community edition installed. I want to update my installation to 4.0. Going to Help ⇒ Check for update shows me that I am in latest version which is 3.4.1. Manual download and ...
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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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Can't isntall PySensors. “sudo pip install PySensors” generates “ValueError: /usr/bin/python: undefined symbol: libsensors_version”

I'm just trying to get "Glances" working as per the accepted post in this question: System Monitoring Tools For Ubuntu But I can't install PySensors. The command sudo pip install PySensors throws an ...
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Pycharm installed but not opening

I am running Ubuntu 14.04/GNOME 3.8.4 on 15 MBP Duel Boot. I am new to Linux and Python (Pycharm ide). I have downloaded the Pycharm "files" from the software center but cannot run the program. The ...
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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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How can I get PyTyle3 working on XFCE4?

I've installed PyTyle3 on Xubuntu 14.04 but none of the keybinds work when I run 'pytyle3' in terminal. I set tile_on_startup to True to see what happened, still no tiling. The only output that shows ...
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Why are my Python package installations successful while Python cannot import modules?

$ sudo pip install scipy --upgrade Requirement already up-to-date: scipy in /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages Cleaning up... $ python2 Python 2.7.3 (default, Aug 26 2014, 14:03:58) [GCC 4.8.2] ...
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Force “bad” (not 0) return code of terminal command?

I have a framework written in python, and for testing purposes I basically want to do a subprocess (aka shell call) ... that should simply come back with a RC != 0. I tried to invoke some non-existing ...
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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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Unable to install Selinium python module in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm unable to install selinium python module. I've tried sudo pip3 install -U selenium I actually tried to install it in a virtual env. I got an error . EDIT 1 : Long back i've installed pip3 and ...
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g++:error: `pkg-config --cflags --libs opencv`: No such file or directory

I run a program like this: g++ begueradj.cpp -o begueradj`pkg-config --cflags --libs opencv` I want to run the above command line from a Python file test.py: import subprocess ...
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How to get the pid of a process in Python [closed]

I wrote this script to stop processes: parser = argparse.ArgumentParser(description='this script allows you to connect a device in your network') parser.add_argument('-m', '--mac', dest='mac', ...
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Where to store user settings for an app?

If I want my application to store a few settings, that persist when an application closes, then where should I store them? I'm not talking anything complicated: two booleans and a string (although in ...
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How can I make perf script -g python work?

After installing perf with the linux-tools-common package, I still can't use the python/perl scripting abilities. $ sudo perf script -g python Python scripting not supported. Install libpython and ...
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Messed up “update-notifier-common”-package / debian.deb882 not found

Unfortunately, when attempting to reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer and flasplayer-installer, I got the error that update-notifier-common is not working. According to root@AlkaliMetal:~# dpkg -s ...
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gem5 - Setting up x86 fs & running cache coherency code

I am new to gem5 and am trying to run the MI_example cache coherency protocol test code for x86 system in gem5. I was trying to run the ruby_fs.py script but I came to know it has be eliminated from ...
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Python reinstallation --enable-unicode=ucs4 and lxml undefined symbol: PyUnicodeUCS2_DecodeLatin1

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04. I needed for my new django project python with ./configure --enable-unicode=ucs4 option. I reinstalled python with ucs4. Now when I'm trying to run scrapy spider, I get ...
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Find and replacement of the numerical part of a particular string with increased value using terminal command [duplicate]

The inputfile is, test00.dat test07.dat test03.dat aram22.dat test09.dat aram09.dat test13.dat I need the output file as test01.dat test08.dat test04.dat aram22.dat test10.dat aram09.dat ...
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Wireless Login Website CGI Python

Hey guys im trying to create a Web Page that will show me the SSID's I have around, in this page I create the option to select and join a server. The output from my wireless scan is generated with ...
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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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Error from install file: “No module named: _struct”

OK, so this all started trying to install OpenBazaar, but I've talked to their devs and it's my python that seems messed up somehow. I think I may have created/deleted a symbolic link somewhere like ...
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Working code examples of python-apt

i downloaded the source code of python-apt from here : https://github.com/excid3/python-apt In this source code, in directory doc/examples , some python codes are exist. I thought that i could run ...