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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Getting PIP on Local Install of Python

Background: I was trying to get a particular Python program to work (http://mrbell.github.io/pyrmsynth/ specifically), but I got an error that seemed to indicate that Python 2.6 was required (or at ...
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How to install scipy with pip3?

I am trying to install scipy for python3.x and I am trying to install it with pip3 sudo pip3 install scipy But I have the following errors: Downloading/unpacking scipy Running setup.py ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Python 3.4.2

Is it possible update default Python 3.4 to 3.4.2? How?
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Why no “import speechd” in Python 3?

Despite a page (link below) implying that speechd works with Python 3, "import speechd" from within Python 3.4.2 gets "no module named 'speechd'". (While I have reasons to prefer Python 2.7, the ...
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What are the packages/libraries I should install before compiling Python from source?

Once in a while I need to install a new Ubuntu (I used it both for desktop and servers) and I always forget a couple of libraries I should have installed before compiling, meaning I have to recompile, ...
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How do I install the 'python-uno' package?

I had a script, it is working with the package python-uno on Ubuntu 12.04 lts. The script is in python language and work with OOo to edit XLS files. Now I upgraded to 13.10 and it seems the uno not ...
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Trying to use Pandas in Python - Error: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS32

I have installed the latest version of Pandas by using the following: sudo apt-get install python-pandas but I keep getting the following error message when i try to import into Python: ...
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Display Japanese/Chinese (non-ASCII) in Matplotlib on ubuntu

I am trying to display Japanese strings in Matplotlib using python. The general answer to this question is to manually set a compatible font[1], but I am having trouble with this in Ubuntu. I built a ...
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Custom MOTD does not update until scripts finish

I recently got a small server and gave some friends accounts on it. They all have their own web pages in ~/public_html using lighttpd so I wrote a script to backup every user's public_html directory. ...
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Error when using Resynthesizer plugin in Gimp 2.8.10

I'm trying to make Resynthesizer plug-in work in Gimp 2.8.10 under Ubuntu 14.04 TLS but I get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/gimp/2.0/python/gimpfu.py", line 699, in ...
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How does one remove applications installed through “python setup.py install”?

I have two applications that I attempted to install, but they didn't work and now I can't get rid of them. They were both installed through sudo python setup.py install so there aren't any actual ...
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Why use Python PIP on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

The Pip program is included by default with Python 3.4, and can also be installed on older versions. The aim is to provide a standard method of installing additional Python modules, which are ...
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Installed Pygame, but Python claims it does not exist

I want to use pygame, but I am having trouble installing/using it. It appears to be installed, but Python cannot find it. I know there are several similar questions about this, but none of them gave ...
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Ubuntu touch on Nexus 7 / vpn/ ssh/ python

I have installed the Ubuntu touch on my Nexus 7 recently. Initially I was facing issue with apt-get that I have resolved by remounting the partition with rw permission. Now when I try to install ...
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I am running Ubuntu 14.04, python 2.7.8, I try to install python-setuptools, but it is giving following message

I am try to install python-setuptools but getting following messages: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: $ sudo apt-get ...
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Is it possible to install Python 3.x in 14.04 LTS, or upgrade from Python 2.7.6 to 2.7.8?

I'm looking to pick up some programming skills and after looking into it a bit, I came across an article that recommended that I learn Python as a way of getting started at programming before moving ...
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Generate a combination of characters using python [closed]

from itertools import combinations f = open('snc.csv', 'w') for comb in combinations(range('1','20'), 5): f.write(str(comb)) f.write('\n') f.close() My scripts works with numbers, i want it ...
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Error installing Mailman bundler (mailman + postorius +hyperkitty)

I am trying to install Mailman 3 bundler on Ubuntu 14.04. I am following direction on the README file which is the same as this one, http://mailman-bundler.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ I had trouble ...
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How do I upgrade from Python 2.7.6 to 2.7.8?

After using easy_install I find that I am still unable to upgrade the default Python version for my newly installed Ubuntu system. The main error, from what I can tell, is that I'm missing the ...
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Installing pyGPs - A Package for Gaussian Processes

I am doing a project which predicts expected electrical load every half an hour based on Gaussian model of previous 1 year data. I am currently using python 2.7.3 for implementing this project. For ...
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Command completion in R and python

In bash terminal, I could configure the command completion by inserting these lines to the /etc/inputrc file: $if Bash # Search history back and forward using page-up and page-down "\e[5~": ...
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Weechat error: unkown command “script” (type /help for help)

While trying to set an autoloading python script in ubuntu, I received the error listed in the title. A google search returned no similar issues and when I type /help scriptthe output returns: No ...
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Use specific part of an output [closed]

I would like to know how to use a specific part of an output.This is part of a python programme. For example when I run success=( "john --show ~/users_pswds") I get this output: 0g 0:00:00:17 ...
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Spyder Python 3

I'm looking how to download and install spyder 3, i'm running Ubuntu 14.04, this is my computer performance: Ubuntu 64bits Lenovo 510 Core I7 Ram: 8go Thanks Guys :)
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cudamat test exception: error initializing CUBLAS

I've installed nvidia drivers ,cuda and cudamat. When I run test_cudamat.py, It gives me this exception: cudamat.CUDAMatException: error initializing CUBLAS: (err=-2) I tried adding libcublas.so ...
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How do I install graphics.py on Ubuntu 14.04?

I need to install graphics.py for class. How do I do that, and how do I install other Python modules?
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Installing python's numpy

I am trying to install numpy. I followed the solutions provided by a lot of similar questions in this site. Generally the process is fairly straightforward: sudo apt-get install python-numpy I ...
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python-nltk on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: nltk.download('brown') results in HTML error 401

I have installed python-nltk on Ubuntu Server 12.04 using apt-get. But when I try to download a corpus, I get the follwoing error: $ python Python 2.7.3 (default, Feb 27 2014, 19:58:35) [GCC 4.6.3] ...
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PyDev not found in Eclipse Kepler Eclipse says it's correctly installed

I suppose it's a similar problem as this question, but I was asked to file a separate question, because my problem is Python-3-related. Situation: Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, Python 3.2.3, installing Eclipse ...
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notify-send does not work with root on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a small python script that I start it using a shell script stored in "/etc/X11/Xsession.d" The code is very simple it show a notification message import os import time while True: ...
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Convert filesystem to LVM - blocks

I'm trying to convert and ext4 filesystem to LVM. I found a script called blocks that pretty much automates most of it but am having issues getting it working. https://github.com/g2p/blocks#readme ...
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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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jumping cursor when using python interpreter in terminal

When I am typing in a long command while using the python interpreter in terminal, the cursor will suddenly jump all the way back to the beginning of the line that was just typed and start ...
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Is there an GUI Designer for python?

Is there a GUI IDE for programming python just like java has netbeans? I wanted one where we could drag & drop test boxes & labels just as we do in swing components using netbeans or eclipse. ...
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What's the difference between python3.4 and python3.4m? [duplicate]

As the subject line. What is the difference of these two executables?
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Sort videos by bitrate

I have a folder with some 300 videos. I want to sort these by their video bitrate. I use a command 'mediainfo' to obtain the bitrate info of a file . Is it possible to write a script (possibly in ...
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Quickly version numbering

I have been experimenting with quickly, and more specifically, packaging. I have been using this command: quickly create I am quickly (heh heh get it, 'quickly') getting frustrated that the version ...
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Error importing lxml package python in Ubuntu

When I try importing lxml package in python I am receiving the following error. Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> File ...
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Problem installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python [closed]

I am having trouble installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python. I tried sudo apt-get install python3 python3-dev but I am getting the following output :: Reading package lists... ...
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libreoffice Python Uno support for Python 2.7 on Ubuntu Saucy 13.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and discovered that the python-uno package is no longer available. Instead I find a python3-uno package. Unfortunately I need Python uno libreoffice support for ...
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software-properties-gtk no working

Hi Guys i am a newbie at Ubuntu and am having a problem... i managed to get everything working like a dream including, unfortunately after my latest upgrade/update, my software-properties-gtk ...
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How can I get tab-completion in the interactive Python interpreter?

I often use Python 3000's interactive interpreter, but it's missing the convenience of tab-completion I'm used to from ipython, which isn't available for Python 3.x. How do I enable tab completion in ...
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How to add permissions to files installed by dpkg-buildpackage or debuild

I build a package from my own source using dh_make and dpkg-buildpackage. The install-file in /debian specifies the destinations for the project files. To make the installed program work, they need to ...
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How can I associate .py files to “wine python.exe” and R-click > “Edit with IDLE” on ubuntu 14.04?

As the title states, I'm trying to use Windows python on linux, which already has worked flawlessly for what I've needed to run. however .py files open with gedit instead of python, meaning I ...
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PPA build fails due to Python.h missing

I'm trying to package my application for Ubuntu using PPA. The build fails because it can't find Python.h (build log here). This library is provided by libpython2.7-dev and I have it in build ...
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PySide-Tools in Python3 - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm working on a UI for a Python Programme I have and have been using Pyside-UIC to convert QTDesigner docs into python files on a previously windows 8 computer. That computer got corrupted so I've ...
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Changing SH Directory

I want to have a main launcher that executes a python program The directory is /Downloads/Test/ #!/bin/bash/ python Test.py I want to be able to run the file in the terminal, without the following ...
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get pdiffer working in ubuntu

I am trying to use pdiffer in ubuntu. It is a python interface to the PerceptualDiff tool. https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pdiffer I installed pdiffer using pip (after installing pip) I installed cmake ...
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mod_python and Apache 2.4

I have upgraded my server from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04. Everything is ok, but there is used Apache 2.4. But mod python require Apache 2.2 :( I have old version of trac (issue tracking system). Is there ...
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Why Netbeans not detecting Python?

I am using Netbeans IDE 8.0 in my system 14.04 LTS. I have installed Python plugin in Netbeans 8.0 by following this link. And also I have download python-3.4.1.tgz from this link and installed it ...