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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Pip issues after 12.02->14.04 upgrade

With Ubutun 14.04LTS, many but not all pip commands fail as so: # sudo pip install --upgrade distribute Downloading/unpacking distribute Downloading distribute-0.7.3.zip (145kB): 145kB downloaded ...
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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 do I run .ui files in ubuntu 12.04?

I created a very basic .ui file and edited it using pyqt. Now when I click the ui file, it opens in QT Designer. How do I run it? All it does in print ham (hehe). I'm sorry about my language, Please ...
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Problem when trying to install fpdb on ubuntu machine

I've been trying to get fpdb working on my Ubuntu desktop, but every time I try to install it from the Gz file, my system won't let me use ./configure (saying file not found), and when I try to ...
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ImportError: No module named paramiko

I have install paramiko via "sudo apt-get install python-paramiko", but it can't be import in python. How to solve this? Python 2.7.6 (default, Mar 22 2014, 22:59:56) [GCC 4.8.2] on linux2 Type ...
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Error retrieving default audio device parameters

I am a newbie. I was trying to create a simple Hello program in python to implement SIP using pjsip. The code I used is: # import sys import pjsua as pj #Logging callback def log_cb(level, str, ...
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How to configure PythonPath in apache2

The default version of Python in my Ubuntu(12.04) is 2.7 . For python2.7 projects,I am configuring like this: <Location "/callcentre"> SetHandler python-program PythonHandler ...
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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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Tkinter not working

I recently installed Python and IDLE from synaptic. However, when I test Tkinter I get the following error: import Tkinter Tkinter._test() Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", ...
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python3-distupgrade package upgrade fails in xubuntu 13.10

While doing a routine apt-get upgrade, the system tried to upgrade the python3-distupgrade package, and that's where things failed. The relevant error lines were: Preparing to replace ...
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Problems with RS232 cable and the communication

Let me start out by saying that I hope this is the right place to ask. My problem is not purely defined yet and I am hoping you can help me shed some light on what is going wrong. So, the deal is ...
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Implementing Unity Global Menu

I'm working on a desktop (like XFCE) as a private project, and I would like to implement the Unity Global Menu in my desktop using python. I've looked at the Dbusmenu API and even Unity's dbus ...
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How do I launch Everpad?

The Problem: Unable to launch Everpad on 64bit Ubuntu 13.10. I get the below error: $ everpad Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/everpad", line 9, in <module> ...
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Recommended way to check/fire alarm in Python (PyGI/PyGTK)

I am learning to develop an application by using Quickly (quickly create ubuntu-application). This application will stay in Application Indicator / Notification Bar and only work when a defined ...
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How to ssh tunnel to ec2 for running a local python script

I can create a tunnel for FF using the below on Ubuntu. Machine is 12.04 in a VBox on a mac host. -i ~/.ec2/aws_development_oregon.pem -C2qTnN -D 8080 ubuntu@test.com But..what I need is for my ...
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adding request to DHCP starvation using Scapy?

using this code for DHCP Starvation conf.checkIPaddr = False ...
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aptdaemon simulation not updating dependencies

I started playing with aptdaemon on Ubuntu 13.10 recently, and I'm baffled. Calling simulate() on a transaction doesn't update the dependencies list. Debug from aptd shows that several events are ...
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Python CGI cannot execute in Ubuntu 13.10

Today I just updated my ubuntu from 12.04 to 13.10 . And then some thing happened really bad. I cannot execute Python CGI in ubuntu 13.10 apache 2.4 even through I already config everything in ...
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How to control GtkScales with Python?

I want to add GtkScales in a Quickly application and control it with Python to adjust Brightness via xrandr. We have already made the code via raw Python here and would like to do this via Quickly to ...
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Eclipse - not opening, it was working before, how to fix it and open the eclipse ide for python?

It was working since last night, this morning stop opening, how to fix this? sun@sun-M14xR2:~/Downloads/easyeclipse-python-1.3.1$ ./eclipse ./eclipse: error while loading shared libraries: ...
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Firefox won't work. Locale not supported by C library

I just got a server running with ubuntu on it for the first time, I connect with ssh. I am a mac user, learning ubuntu. The idea is to automate some tasks on the server. One of these tasks involves ...
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How to run Python- postgresql in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to test pyhton-postgresql script in ubuntu 12.04. The script is this: import psycopg2 import sys con = None try: con = psycopg2.connect(database='mydb', ...
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How to make Ubuntu 13.04 open .py with IDLE for Python 2.7 automatically?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and python 2.7. When I click a .py file, it opens it in gedit. I want it to open in IDLE. When I right-click and choose "open with", IDLE is not in the list. I have tried ...
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Dotdeb alternatives for Ruby or Python?

I really like Dotdeb, but it doesn't include packages for Ruby and Python. While I could build my own repository, I wouldn't want to reinvent the wheel (and then be forced to drive). Are there any ...
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Store cookies with WebKit (python)

So I was watching the "Create Your First Ubuntu App"-Video from Jono Bacon and got the idea, to create a simple app. That creates a window with a WebView und opens the URL to Google Keep. Everything ...
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How to create an Ubuntu app using python and Qt4 designer

I recently started developing Ubuntu desktop apps using Quickly. But then I tried out the Qt4 designer and I feel more comfortable with it than Glade designer that Quickly uses. I liked developing ...
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Installing gphoto2 to use the python binding not working

I want to use the Python bindings that are available for gphoto2 and this requires a build from their tarballs. My first step is simply to build gphoto2 such that it recognizes my camera and thus far ...
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I have a problem installing activestate python instead of the default. How can I fix it? Syntax error: “)” unexpected

I am getting this error when trying to run the ./install.sh for ActivePython. How can I correct this? cd /tmp wget ...
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Create a jumpbox menu

I am looking to create a menu on a network jumpbox I have ~200 servers that I connect to and I do not want to have a CRT session for each of them. I want the menu to be searchable so I can hit "/" ...
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How to set a video as wallpaper in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to set a video as a wallpaper in ubuntu. For that I had written a python script which extracts images from the video and sets them as wallpaper one by one sequentially, and this continues until ...
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appindicator icons not shown in cinnamon

I had a small python script that used to work from the appindicator on unity. Here is what it looked like I now installed cinnamon. The same code looks like this now. How do I get the icons back? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Celery trying to connect to wrong broker

I have a Django project on an Ubuntu EC2 node, which I have been using to set up an asynchronous using Celery. I've been able to get a basic task working at the command line, using: ...
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Upgrade from 12 to 14 failed with missing python package, now what?

do-release-upgrade aborted deep in the process. The main log file ends with the following. How do I recover this system? (The apt.log file seems boring). 2015-03-28 08:30:32,930 INFO Using config ...
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Can I import a Gtk2 & Gtk3 libraries together?

I think the answer is not... but I'll leave the question here :) Thanks in advance! FYI I tried in the upstream project without luck. Goal: I'm developing a Folder Color extension and I need to add a ...
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to install numpy i get the following error of unmet depedency

While installing the numpy of python I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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pyopengl wont start

I installed pyopengl and the libraries are found, but it'ss not working with glutinit() . i know this i a GLUT problem but I'm not sure where linux keeps thier GL files (previously windows user). ...
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/usr/local/bin permissions and numpy

For installing the extensive Python package numpy, I get some failures due to permissions problems in /usr/local/bin/, where dependencies need to be installed. I could use sudo when running the ...
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CODE INVOLVING GPY in python

The code I am trying to run is given below here. It is not executing beyond line 114 ie. print k. After, that the printing of the model is not taking place and the errors being returned have been ...
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Geeknote crashes during show command

'mI trying to use geeknote that is console evernote client on my Ubuntu . I got following error while executing show command. ----------------- CONTENT ----------------- Traceback (most recent call ...
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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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Cannot find virtualenvwrapper after installing

I installed virtualenvwrapper like this: sudo pip install virtualenvwrapper I thought I would find it here: /usr/local/bin/virtualenvwrapper.sh but I did not. I am trying to configure it in ...