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How to develop a System Indicator for Unity?

This is not a duplicate of How to create Unity indicators?. I'm looking for system indicator not application indicator. Backgound: From these two questions: How do I add or manipulate ...
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Soundconverter is not working after upgrading to ubuntu 15.10

Since I upgrade to ubuntu 15.10, soundconverter is not launching anymore. Here's the output when I try to launch it, without any parameters $ soundconverter SoundConverter 2.1.5 using Gstreamer ...
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Missing bits for some modules during installation

I install Python 2.7.9 from compiling its source on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. Running make seems without error, but it also says that Python build finished, but the necessary bits to build these modules ...
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How can I add a custom python indicator to the unity-greeter login screen?

I've installed a custom indicator called PRIME Indicator and it shows up in the top panel (next to date time etc) after I login. I would like to show the indicator before login on the unity-greeter ...
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Python Access Pidgin Data Structure by Dbus

I recentely started to program in Python and making a script/plugin for Pidgin,i need to access PurpleConversationUiOps and use the has_focus field,based in some examples in documentation of Pidgin i ...
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Software Center doesn't start - could not initiate dbus

Ubuntu Software Center is lost from my Ubuntu & it's not showing in launcher. When i run sudo software-center in my terminal, the output is something like this: 2016-01-29 17:46:53,262 - ...
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Error linking shared library

I am trying to install root software which is giving the following error when I type make -j4 in terminal : Linking CXX shared library ../../lib/libPyROOT.so /usr/bin/ld: ...
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Why my crawler run the different result on Ubuntu Server?

I am writing a couple of codes to get the urls from yahoo homepage image slider window which is embedded through javascript, therefore I use Selenium to simulate a human click action. The code and ...
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Does Python AppIndicator3 on KDE support labels?

I've just moved from Ubuntu to Kubuntu and I have a small script written in Python that used to display a brief status indicator message (how long a service on our network has been up) on my screen ...
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rubber failing after upgrade to 15.10

rubber is a program that compiles LaTeX files into pdf document. After upgrading, I receive the following error when trying to run rubber on a document. My apologies for the huge stack trace, but my ...
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Import Error When Trying to Run Bot

Recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 and now I get this error when I try to run the irc bot sopel: File "/usr/local/bin/sopel", line 9, in <module> load_entry_point('sopel==6.0.0a4', ...
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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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Is it safe to modify thunderbird mail box from python?

I would like to compare and merge several mail boxes managed by thunderbird (because they contain a lot of duplicated messages). They are in the mbox format. My first idea was to use the standard ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute python

I am struggling with compiling python 2.7.9 from source and have been advised to ask this question here. While installing python 2.7.9 following the steps described here the following errors ...
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Is it possible to transform sublime text or emacs to something like bpython?

I'm using sublime text 3 and I like it a lot, but maybe a bit more love for bpython. It detects what libraries are installed and has autocompletion for codes that weren't previously written in the ...
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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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fresh install, python-software-properties unmet dependencies

attention: This might be more a question for "gis.stackexchange" but it is Ubuntu-related Geonode 2.0 is available for Ubuntu 12.04 but not for Ubuntu 14.04. According to the docs it should be ...
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How to run Python program installed system-wide through pip without root privileges?

I have two different Ubuntu computers that both has multiple user accounts. I wanted to try the latest version of the backup program Attic, so I used pip3 to install it—with success. However, I can’t ...
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How to distinguish between identical USB's

I have this system where I have 8 USB RFID readers which I would like to distinguish from one another. Here's a snippet from lsusb Bus 002 Device 011: ID 05fe:1010 Chic Technology Corp. Optical ...
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Install Acire and Python Snippets on Ubuntu 14?

This site is out of date - I'm using Ubuntu 14. Is there an alternative for Ubuntu 14?
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Python GTK: How to stop a function from happening if a checkbox is checked

In my program I have one of those annoying popups that alerts the user to go check the settings. I have a checkbox that if checked, is supposed to never show the popup again. I have no idea how to do ...
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Why does Ubuntu's webkit inspector look (and work) just like Safari?

In older Ubuntu, the python-webkit inspector looked like Chrome, as you can see in these screenshots: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13132459 (It had some annoying bugs, too.) I see Midori's ...
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Does pip overwrite packages installed by apt-get?

What happens if I accidentally pip install a package that I already installed using apt-get beforehand? Do I simply get to use the latest version (i.e. probably the one I installed using pip)? What ...
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How to properly install PySide via pyenv?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 with Python 3.3.4, installed via pyenv. Running sudo apt-get install python3-pyside installs PySide in /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/PySide, and I can make a symlink to that ...
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Specify the target directory in a package

I created a package (with dpkk-build and dh_make) from my own program source and got a deb-binary. So far, so good. No if I'd upload the package to my ppa and installed it from there, the program ...
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Canopy Express in Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit doesn't start

I installed the 32-bit version of Canopy Express in my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit machine. I followed the installation guides here. Then when I run the program I get the following dialogue: Permission ...
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Terminal won't print “Refresh” in terminal

I have a slight problem today with my Ubuntu app. I've been following a Youtube tutorial. I've provided the link below with the rest of the links provided to help you find out the cause of the ...
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Python requests SSL version

I am using the python requests module on Ubuntu 13.04. I keep getting the error: requests.exceptions.SSLError: [Errno 1] _ssl.c:504: error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert ...
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How do I install python in wine? I keep getting an error

Please help! I've been searching google, forums, and have yet to find a solution. Here is the output from my terminal: 2013-02-25 12:57:05 (1.01 MB/s) - `pywin32-214.win32-py2.6.exe' saved ...
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How to make Gtk spinbutton symbolic in 12.04 in only a specific application?

I am currently developing an application for Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 systems. My application is completely monochromatic except for the spinbuttons as seen in the screenshot below. This issue ...
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ubuntugis demands a partial upgrade? Is this safe?

I would like to do some GIS in ubuntu. When I use the repo: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable Update manager asks me to do a partial upgrade. The packages it wants to ...
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Is python-augeas missing a dependency on libpython2.7?

When I install python-augeas on a "minimal server" Ubuntu installation of 12.04 LTS, it throws the following import error when I try to use it: # python Python 2.7.3 (default, Aug 1 2012, 05:14:39) ...
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Run an xinput command when a device is connected?

Due to a bug in the kernel driver for the Apple Magic Trackpad, two finger right click doesn't work by default. However, you can fix the issue by running the following: xinput set-prop $DEVICE_ID ...
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How to refresh unity launcher icons from python

I have written a program that runs from the unity launcher. In my preferences it would be useful for users to change the default icon of the .desktop launcher. I've set it up to change the file, but ...
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How do I use the Discoverer module with pygi GstPbutils?

I'm trying to port some pygtk music player code to pygi which uses gst's discoverer module. from gi.repository import Gst, GstPbutils def on_discovered(discoverer, ismedia): print("%s -- %s" %( ...
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Programming with DBus using PyQt

I'm trying to write a desktop environment that supports the global menu Before I get started with my main task In PyQt I'm trying to get the dbus code to work with QtDBus as a proof of concept. Here's ...
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Broken python after installing python and cannot run sudo apt-get upgrade

When trying to run python I get this error: $ python Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix> Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix> Consider setting ...
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Why do I get two RandR errors each time I run the xrandr commands?

I'm in the process of creating an xrandr GUI frontend, but I keep running into randr errors. When I run the xrandr --newmode command, I get a BadName error. Running the xrandr --addmode command after ...
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App/Script consumes too much memory. Ubuntu may be killing it. How do I verify/check this assumption?

Hosted on Digital Ocean Ubuntu 14.04 1GB RAM, 30GB HDD I am running a python script that is reading a 200MB+ file line by line. Each line is parsed into a JSON object and then appended to an ...
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Error starting ipython?

When I start ipython, the following error gets printed in the screen: [TerminalIPythonApp] ERROR | Exception while loading config file /home/cossio/.ipython/profile_default/ipython_config.py ...
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Bash shell doesn't display Python output

I started using vim + tmux for my programming and suddenly after accidentally smashing couple of keys [Forgive me I am a klutz] the bash shell started acting weirdly. When I run my unittest written ...
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Inputting a text to an executable file the moment it's executed

i am bad at choosing titles but my problem is that I have an executable file that returns a value when i type the word password in it using the terminal, but the problem is the file require you to ...
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Cannot create Python 3.5 virtualenv ImportError: No module named 'gdbm'

I'm experiencing the same issue as this individual but unfortunately switching back to Python 3.4 is not an option for me, I need to be running 3.5. I've broken command not found? Here is what ...
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gi repository problem

When I try to run software-center I get this message Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk, GObject ...
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ERROR: could not access file “$libdir/plpython2”: No such file or directory

I am running postgresql 9.4 ("PostgreSQL 9.4.4 on x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, compiled by gcc (GCC) 4.1.2 20070626 (Red Hat 4.1.2-14), 64-bit" ) when I am trying to create language in postgres SQL : ...
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How to filter audio files according to tacts per minute (speed)?

I have some music collection and I want to sort/filter them easily according to their speed (in tacts per minute). I want to find a simple solution to filter the whole collection using e.g bash, ...
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Web IDE that has a Linux compiler?

Is there a web IDE that has a Linux compiler (virtual Linux compiler) with Python support? I've created a Python application that uses GTK and Linux modules such as os.system and gtk. I need to ...
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Eclipse PyDev won't recognize Django

I recently got involved in a project that requires the following: Python 3.3 or greater Django 1.8 or greater Eclipse as IDE with the PyDev plug-in The part where I have a lot of trouble is the ...
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Does someone still have all the documentaton on Quickly?

The project seams to be dead, but I am using it to create an app, but I need more documentation. I cant run the quickly tutorial, maybe because I'm using elementary Freya, but I am missing a lot of ...
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After manually installing Python 3.5 on Ubunut 15.4 I broke Unity, how can I fix it?

I've done a foolish thing - I did a classic "make install" style installation of Python 3.5. This was a bad idea because it over-wrote some of the Python 3 components, including symbolic links. It ...