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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how to check a switch or router using SSH or telnet in python

now have to hard code telnet or ssh, how to auto know whether it is using ssh or telnet and then decide to use ssh or telnet #!/usr/bin/python import getpass import pexpect import sys import os
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Two Pythons intalled and problem importing numpy [duplicate]

While I was struggling to understand why I couldn't import NumPy I think that I faced another problem. During the numerous attempts and through various different "solutions" I think that I end up ...
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Python Pip Permissions

I deleted Python on 14.04, woops! It was 4am and I can't remember why I was doing this. So I re-installed it and all and it works, except for some of that good old virtualenvwrapper. I've searched ...
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How to get the package description using python-apt?

I'm trying to create a graphical program to deal with packages easily for end-users. However, I'm facing a problem in retrieving the package's description beside some other information. I've seen the ...
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Plotting with Matplotlib in Python 3 pylab: Tkinter and Qt FontManager errors

I'm trying to use pylab (i.e., $ ipython3 --pylab) in Python 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. I'm running into the same error regardless of whether I use the Tkinter or Qt4 backends. AttributeError: 'FontManager' ...
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how do i achieve executing a python script ON TERMINAL via a shell script in nautilus folder by the right-click>Script way?

Using nautilus i am writing a script which will run the python script which invoked it. So to run a python script i just need to right-click on it>goto scripts>select appropriate script and it will ...
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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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Time format operator using logging in python

I need to know the time delta between 2 events. I'm using logging in a script like this: format='%(created)f % (message)s'. This returned me epoch time in seconds BUT in my case time delta ...
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how to create a debian package to install a python module

I came across this answer: How do I create a deb package for a single python script? Which is extremely helpful and well detailed. I have everything except the install file. In that post the user ...
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Can't call wget from Python script [closed]

I am writing this script that executes a bunch of commands one of which is to download some packages from a certain url. Following is my script #! /usr/bin/env python #! /usr/bin/env bash import os ...
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Error while trying to install llvmlite on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install llvmlite on my ssystem in order to install numba. I have got an error when I did python setup.py build, the first error that appear is assembly.cpp:3:35: fatal error: ...
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How to install sympy for Python 3.4

I installed the Python scipy stack using the following command taken from here sudo apt-get install python-numpy python-scipy python-matplotlib ipython ipython-notebook python-pandas python-sympy ...
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unable to save setting python in Ubuntu use editor sublime text 2?

I installed python 2.7.9 with framework Django 1.7. I try to change databases in settings.py but cannot save (unable to save mysite/mysite/settings.py) how to solve this problem?
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Query screensaver status from Python e.g. via dbus

I want to do this, but in Python: Is there a programmable way to tell if the screen is locked? I know I can do it by launching a process: gnome-screensaver-command --query and I know I can track ...
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Ubuntu 14: Problem in wxpython html2

I found a bug in Ubuntu when I try to use the control html2. I can found a workaround, in a t.py file I have this lines: import wx import wx.html2 as webview in a by default installation I get ...
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Screenlets Infopanel - how do I get external / internal IP to work in Python?

So occasionally my router does something stupid and changes one or more of my IP addresses on my local net. Since I have a scripted synergy setup tunneled through SSH, this is a pain in the 6 o'clock. ...
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Install python package with python

I will maybe repeat the same question but, when I read "How to intall python packages on Ubuntu" everybody say to "Enter python install file.py" or "Enter sudo" but when I follow these instructions, ...
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How to run .py scripts with double clikcing [duplicate]

I have scripted a screenshot program with python. My problem is i am supposed to run it from ssh via python filename.py or via ./filename.py command. I gave chmod +x permissions but whenever i ...
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How to create a web2py launcher icon? [duplicate]

I have downloaded web2py which is sitting inside: ~/web2py/web2py.py How can I create a launcher for this?
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Python - AttributeError with hashlib: no such attribute: “openssl_md_meth_names”

I don't know why this is happening, but after some crazy recovery from installing python from source, when anything imports hashlib, it comes up with something like this error: Traceback (most recent ...
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problem installing imagehash ubuntu 14.04

I wanna install python package named imagehash I tried to install with pip but I get exception: Requirement already satisfied (use --upgrade to upgrade): imagehash in ...
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How to uninstall redundant python instance? [duplicate]

When I execute: $ which -a python /usr/local/bin/python /usr/bin/python This bothers me because execute python directly will execute /usr/local/bin/python, but it can't link to correct ...
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Display a quote in ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and thought I would add a quote on desktop which displays it all the time. I found the following link and liked the second option (by Python User) Is there any way ...
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Command line python is different from Python IDLE

I have installed sklearn on Ubuntu 14.04. However, when I execute a script via the command line which imports sklearn, I get an import error. Running the same script with Python IDLE yields no error ...
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Run the file in folder called `python` not the python interpreter

I have a folder. Inside of this folder is an executable called python. When I try to run python from the terminal it instead runs the python interpreter. How can I run the file called python?
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What is the difference between pip and conda?

I know pip is a package manager for python packages. However, I saw the installation on iPython's website use conda to install iPython. Can I use pip to install iPython? Why should I use conda as ...
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Problem with executing .py script

I am a complete newbie in terms of using Ubuntu and I have stumbled upon this problem: I am trying to run this script: https://gist.github.com/mjkoo/0eb70888b6085b3f65f5 (it's basically a tool that ...
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How to install pyzmq for iPython Notebook in a Python 3 virtual environment?

I wanted to use iPython Notebook in Python 3 on Ubuntu 14.04. Because I have both Python 2.7 and Python 3.4 installed on my system--and for other implementation-specific reasons--I decided to use a ...
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how do install python 2.7.2 on ubuntuk with postgresql? [duplicate]

I want to install python 2.7.2.tgz on Ubuntu, downloaded from http://python.org/download/. so, what the next step?
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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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Errors while installing pychemqt

@ http://sourceforge.net/projects/pychemqt/ The readme file contained in the package listed following dependencies python 2.6 qt 4.7 matplotlib 0.99 numpy 1.4.1 reportlab 2.4 freesteam 2.0 ...
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how to update python version on ubuntu 14.10

I'm trying to figure out what version of python i have installed, and also upgrade it to the latest. When I go to a command prompt and check, it looks like I have an old version of python installed. ...
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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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Python error while adding repository

Whenever i try to add repository , the following error occurs. I have newly installed ubuntu and my sources.list.d folder is also present. Please help me with this.. Error:: Traceback (most recent ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback ...
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Certificate issues when using Landscape python API.

can anyone help me with some certificate issues..? I'm using Landscape, and trying to use the python API, but I get a CA mismatch, but I've downloaded the .pem, and pointed the script to the location ...
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How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app?

How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app? I can not use the system's python interpreter due to the nature of Ubuntu’s new Click Packages, and App-Armour. How do I do this?
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Python Installation in Downloads Directory — Better Location?

I installed Python following the directions in the accepted answer to "How do I install python 2.7.2 on Ubuntu?". Doing this involved "wget"ing a Python-2.7.9.tgz file in my ~/Downloads/ directory, ...
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python 2.7.9 backport to trusty (14.04)

I try to backport Python 2.7.9 from vivid to trusty but when launchpad build this pakage there is an build error. I create my backport : backportpackage -d trusty -u ppa:splanquart/python ...
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Mapping a music file to a discrete 2D domain/2-D array in Ubuntu

I wish to take music file as an input. The output should be a scalar field on a 2D domain or a Vector field on a 2D domain, which I can store as an array. We have seen mapping of music to a 2D domain ...
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Vim: Supertab not working

I'm trying to make supertab working, it's not working when I press tab, not autocompleting python. Here's vimrc set autoindent set cindent execute pathogen#infect() syntax on colorscheme flattr set ...
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Chrubuntu Python Missing Package? [duplicate]

I have a brand new Chromebook Acer C720, and I had tried to download a game but it was blocked by chrome. So I went ahead to install Chrbuntu through developer mode and did get it installed however ...
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Creating GTK+ 2 key press event

I wrote a small GTK+ 2+ program (in Python) that responds to a button click by sending a gtk.Event to simulate a key press. It works fine on every version of Ubuntu that I have including Kubuntu, but ...
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Setting python IDLE as default editor for python scripts

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have installed both python 2.7 and python 3.4 . I have tried everything here How do I set IDLE as the default editor for Python scripts? but its not working. Can ...
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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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How to start IPython with sudo

How do I start IPython using sudo? So e.g. when I do sudo optirun ipython it says [40475.566816] [ERROR]Error running "ipython": No such file or directory I know it sounds a bit crazy but I'm ...
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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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uninstalling a package

It's true that I'm very new to ubuntu, and that I like to try stuff. Last thing that I've tried and didn't work as expected, was to install mnemosyne app. I followed the readme, but idk why I chosen ...
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matplotlib xkcd with utf-8 label

In python3 / matplotlib, I'd like a plot with a label: plt.plot(np.sin(np.linspace(1,10)), label='fête') plt.legend(loc='upper left') plt.show() Works great. Now let's try with xkcd mode: ...
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gconf2 and python2.7 fail while installing packages (UbuntuStudio 14.04.1, 32bit)

I am new on AskUbuntu. I experience the following errors when installing new packages. The error log from the terminal is as follows: Setting up gconf2 (3.2.6-0ubuntu2) ... Traceback (most recent ...