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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Tkinter on Ubuntu 14.04 seems not to work

I receive following Traceback: Traceback (most recent call last): File "tkinter_basic_frame.py", line 4, in <module> from Tkinter import Tk, Frame, BOTH File ...
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Cannot compile GDB7.8 with Python support

I am trying to install GDB7.8 with Python support. From the source folder, I am running ./configure --with-python When I did tab-complete from --with- I did not see Python in the list. But when I ran ...
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Is there a way to mirror directory changes in Terminator?

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and am using Terminator as my primary terminal. I like it because it lets me keep a python interpreter and bash terminal open at the same time, in the same view. What is annoying ...
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Removing idle-python2.7 in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having some issues when updating packages on Ubuntu 12.04: Processing triggers for menu ... Errors were encountered while processing: idle-python2.7 Setting up idle-python2.7 (2.7.3-0ubuntu3.5) ...
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package xxxx and python-xxxx

I am trying to install the latest version of package xxxx. I downloaded, unarchived and follow the readme: python setup-py install But python does not see my latest version. It seems that there is a ...
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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 can I tidy up the mess that is my Python installations?

I had a Ubuntu 12.04 system which I eventually managed to get Python 2.7 and Python 3.2 working together (with pip and pip3) and Python 3.3 (with pip3.3) for good measure. I've recently upgraded to ...
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Cannot install python module urlparse

some program written in Python 2.7 complains that ImportError: No module named 'urlparse'. So I need to install the module, but I am not able to do it. The module does exist, it is described e.g. at ...
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By mistake I removed Python. Terminal, music player, video player, Software Center etc. are gone

I work on Ubuntu 14.04 to install Python and other packages I entered the following command : sudo apt-get install python python-pip python-pyparsing python-mysqldb gunicorn nginx git-core ipython ...
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How to add SSL support to Python?

On Ubuntu 14.04, I installed Python 3. Now that I am programming with it, I had a problem with Python and I am told that the error occurred because I did not install Python with SSL support. Is it ...
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Beautiful Soup 4 not working with Python 3.4.0

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Operating System . I installed Beautiful Soup 4 using this command : sudo apt-get install python-bs4 With Python 2.7.6 , I had no difficulty importing the bs4 ...
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Runnning subpackages of python-3.4 astropy-0.3 library on ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed astropy-0.3 with python-3.4 on ubuntu-14.04 but whenever I search any conventional library of astropy like cosmology, time, units it doesn't work here.. Is this library ...
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Python: no module named datetime?

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Python: 2.7.6 My installation of Gourmet Recipe Manager suddenly stopped loading. When I run it in a terminal window, I get the following at the end of the traceback: import ...
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Packaging using Quickly and Python 3

I have written an application using Quickly with Python 3. I have adjusted everything necessary for running with Python 3, converted headers to #!/usr/bin/python3, fixed helpers.py, etc. But when I ...
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fail to driver swrast minecraft python

Under Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty, my graphic card is a nvidia gtx geforce 760. I am trying to play with minecraft implemented with Python and Pyglet When trying to lauch the game (python main.py), I have ...
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echo to /etc/sudoers causing pasrse error

Using fabric if I echo to sudoers file for second time the file got corrupted works fine for first echo. What could be the reason? First echo: sudo('echo "django ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL" | sudo tee -a ...
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PIL install in Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

Followed the steps How do I install python imaging library (PIL)? for pre-setup libraries to install PIL on Ubuntu 14.04. However when I run pip install PIL --allow-external PIL --allow-unverified PIL ...
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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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I'm receiving a GDB test error installing Python 3.4.1 on 14.04

I'm trying to create a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu 14.04 and Python 3.4.1. I've downloaded the source https://www.python.org/ftp/python/3.4.1/Python-3.4.1.tgz And I've updated OpenSSL to resolve a ...
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Installing Anaconda python on ubuntu

How to install anaconda python on ubuntu? https://store.continuum.io/cshop/anaconda/ Is there a way to apt-get install it? I only have command line access to my server, how do i install anaconda ...
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What version of Python do I have?

How can I find out what versions of Python I have? I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr).
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How can I make Ubuntu to run only one application on startup [duplicate]

I am currently developing a quad copter controller that is touch screen and powered by Raspberry Pi. I already know how to program using Python, but I am having trouble making it run my only app on ...
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How to install `requests` module for `python3`?

I wanted to download Requests: HTTP for Humans module for python3. So I started with sudo apt-get install python3-pip sudo pip3 install requests --upgrade There were no errors. However, when I try ...
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PIP for python not found in 14.04 [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install python-pip E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory ...
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Python3 modules [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and have been a python enthusiast for several years, since I used python in grad school for (text) data analysis. I've noticed that 14.04 comes with both python ...
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Unable to use “pip install scp” command in ubuntu 12.04

I am new to the ubuntu/linux world. While try to run my python script I get the following error: root@ubuntu:/home/haris/Downloads/# python install.py Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Unparseable output from pylint in emacs

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (clean upgrade, not in-place). I found that I couldn't call pylint from within emacs (M-x pylint) as I used to, so I installed the package python-mode. Now ...
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ubuntu 12.4 starts with a balch window agter installing kivi

Iam running ubuntu 12.4 in dual boot with windows 7 on my machine .I installed kivi (with ubuntu), and when I just have rebooted the machine , ubuntu starts with a balck window .I tyed the recovery ...
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How to make a trial of Ubuntu? [closed]

Hello I've created my own distribution based on Ubuntu, and I would like to know how to go about creating a trial for the operating system, for example users can download the trial and use the ...
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upgrade to 14.04 broken: python error: NameError: name 'MAGIC' is not defined

my release upgrade is broken, shows following error related to python: http://www.pasteall.org/53013 My all python versions are: python python2.7 python3.3 python3m python2 python3 ...
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Can't upgrade Ubuntu 13.04 because of broken python [duplicate]

Because of broken python I can't do anything. apt-get got broken. When I run "do-release-upgrade" I get: root@virtman:/home# sudo do-release-upgrade Could not find platform independent libraries ...
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How to connect to sql server 2008?

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and i have a microsoft sql server 2008 which is running on a windows server 2008 on port 1433, but windows server 2008 is virtualized it is running on vmware and further this ...
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Modules installation for Python3.3

I'm trying to install the biopython module on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine (64x). I first upgraded to Python3.3 by installing from source (biopython does not support other versions), that seems ok. ...
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Running a python scrip using startup

I am trying to get a simple python code that I have to run in the background at startup, and stay running. The best option that I have found so far is to use Upstart. I wrote the following .conf file ...
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How do I install Bem++?

I don't have any experience in using Ubuntu but I want to use this software: http://www.bempp.org/ which unfortunately forced me to use Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu and later when I tried to ...
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Getting error while installing python-kivy packages in Ubuntu

I'm not able to install python-kivy, I got this error: dpkg: error while cleaning up: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127 Processing triggers for ...
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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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Error installing scrapy in virtualenv using pip

pip install scrapy Downloading/unpacking scrapy Downloading Scrapy-0.24.2-py2-none-any.whl (502kB): 502kB downloaded Downloading/unpacking pyOpenSSL (from scrapy) Downloading pyOpenSSL-0.14.tar.gz ...
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Install Acire and Python Snippets on Ubuntu 14 ?

Install Acire and Python Snippets This is very old,, do not work on Ubuntu 14! :( http://aciresnippets.wordpress.com/ last news 2010 :) give it a Alternative for Ubuntu 14 ??
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PlayOnLinux won't start

When I click on the icon nothing happens. In the terminal when I run playonlinux I get the following. ImportError: No module named wxversion Looking for python... 2.7.7 - selected Traceback (most ...
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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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how do i install light table?

I am very new to Ubuntu and I plan on learning python for which I need to install light table. I couldn't find any specific instructions anywhere on the net. please provide me the steps in detail. ...
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gdb uses python3.3

Currently in Ubuntu 14.04 it seems that gdb uses Python 3. I'd like to downgrade to using the gdb version that uses Python2. Is there any way I could go about doing that easily?
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another ubuntu-center crash (re-formatted) [closed]

While upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I received several (2-3) error messages which I allowed to communicate. After completing the upgrade, I tried to run software-center from the icon with no ...
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ERROR :- One or more models did not validate [closed]

I am new to django. I got an error (shown below) when apply syncdb. My Model is class AbstractAddress(models.Model): address1=models.CharField(max_length=200) email = ...
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How to develop applications for Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

I'm learning python. I have completed first three tutorials recommended by official python page. What are the best steps for me to continue? Should I just continue learning python? Should I start ...
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Install Scipy at virtualenv

I asked a question a few days back, on how to run an older version of matplotlib and I got an amazing answer back. What I had to do was to execute these commands: mkdir matplotlib_1.1.1 cd ...
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Execute a statement /bin/bash seems not to work in Virtualbox client

I do not know if AskUbuntu is the correct place to ask or Stack Overflow. To execute a statement in Windows use : C:\\Windows\\System32\\cmd.exe What is the equivalent in Ubuntu? I thought it was : ...
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access to column in python like awk [closed]

This is my data file: Iam python newbie If I use awk to access columns element, that is easy just by $1. how can I access this columns element on python?
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How to install an earlier version of matplotlib?

I have matplotlib 1.3.1 installed on my computer. However I have to run some code that runs with matplotlib 1.1.1 but not with 1.3.1. Therefore I should remove this version and installed 1.1.1. How ...