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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where to run python programs in ubuntu [duplicate]

I am completely new to python and ubuntu. I am reading a book that has an example to run on python. in windows i used to run in IDLE, but where is that in python ? and if I dont want to get IDLE, ...
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pre requisites for python 3.4.2

i just tried to install python 3 .4.2 in ubuntu from an youtube video but it fails due to pip not found or somethinf like that. so before trying to install python on my freshly installed ubuntu, what ...
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installing python in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I wanted to install python 3.4.2 through the terminal and it asks for my password. I started to type but nothing appears. how do I give my password?
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PYTHONPATH env variable vs. where apt-get intalls packages

Hello I am new to linux generally and to ubuntu in particular. I'm trying to download data from the Python NLTK, which I installed via sudo apt-get install python-nltk. Apparently this put the ...
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Ubuntu SDK: How can I use PyQt for developing Ubuntu Touch apps?

I've heard that it's possible, can you give me some pointers on how to do that?
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python sending via socket a variable [closed]

a = 911111100000 while a < 911111100050: lMDN = str(a) print lMDN sock.send("PAGE lMDN\r\n" ) page_data = "" page_string = "" while page_data != "\n": page_data = ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, opening Spyder gives *** stack smashing detected ***

After I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04, I started to get the following error when I try to open Spyder: *** stack smashing detected ***: /usr/bin/python terminated My only guess is that it has something ...
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Using Python Interactively as a CLI calculator

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 & I'm totally new to Python. I'm aware that Python can be used as a CLI type calculator in interactive mode, a bit like the bc command in Bash. I have two questions: 1) ...
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Is there a simple way to troublshoot why a program crashes?

I am trying to learn how to code. Instead of having to rewrite programs completely is there a way to find what line of the code has a problem? Or is it normal to have to rewrite everything?
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade causes matplotlib error

Since upgrading to 14.04 any python code I run that uses matplotlib returns an error. Here is what my ipython console returns In [1]: import matplotlib.pyplot as plt ...
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Running multiple Python programs fills up /dev/mapper/gregorbr--lnx--vg-root 55G 52G 55M 100% /

I have a ubuntu server 12.04.5 LTS that I use to run multiple python programs that uses ssh. I have it set up so it just prints to screen, so it shouldn't take up any space at all. Here is they ...
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install pillow on ubuntu 14.04

I'm crazy with Pillow. I already ask here, without solving: Python Django Mezzanine install fail for Pillow package I have Ubuntu 14.04 and python 2.7. Installing pillow using pip or from github I ...
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Apache2.4.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 won't execute Python cgi file. The site displays python code instead

Description of problem: When I load 127.0.0.1/cgi-bin/test.cgi in my browser my test.cgi is treated like a text file instead of a python file. Ruling out the possibility of the error being related ...
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Kate - Is it possible to open a python file in wrap mode?

I wonder if it's possible to open a python file with all the "def" in wrap mode, like this: My code is a little bit long, and it will be more easier to navigate in, actually I had to do it by ...
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Python Error when opening software-center

My software center suddenly not working. When i tried to open it from the launcher, its only loading but showing nothing. I tried to run it from terminal, and got this error : Traceback (most recent ...
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using python to play audio using remote desktop

I am using pyaudio to play a tone. I am using the example that taneli gave here LINK I am using a WinXP computer to log into a ubuntu computer using remote desktop. When I have the ubuntu computer ...
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Unable to profile django app

I am trying to profile my Django application. I installed the django-extensions which include a hotshot profiler. I am able to profile using the Django shell. But, I want to create a script for doing ...
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Is it possible logout terminal while running program [duplicate]

Say if I login using ssh, and run python a.py For running the python program for some times. Is it possible to logout the current session, while not stopping the python program, and be able to ...
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Where should I install personal python modules

If I write my own python module, where should I install it. Write now I have installed it to /usr/local/lib/pyton2.7/site-packages but python fails to find it when I do an import.
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guake not working

I have seen other answers to this question, but I needed to post this again because there is no response from the maintainers on guake on this issue. i saw the possible answers in this ask ubuntu ...
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Will I be able to develop apps for ubuntu touch with python?

I want to learn to develop apps for ubuntu touch, and I want to do that with python. So far SDK doesn't seem to support it. Will it support python in the future? Can I start developing apps with ...
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ImportError : No module named gtk & Python-2.7.8

As a newbie to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, as usual with other linux builds, I installed Python 2.7.8 for compatibility issues and out of sudden I got: File "/usr/bin/bleachbit", line 41, in < module > ...
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configure tkinter for python3.4.2

I recently met a problem while installing the newest python3.X. Installed it using the Python-3.4.2.tar.xz package from python.org After, the intallation I tried importing the tkinter module but ...
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get python scripts working on apache2 in ubuntu 14.04

dear people of askubuntu, I am new with ubuntu and working on a project that used to work before I came here. I have the following setup: a folder /var/www/localhost wich contains all my html files ...
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How to install zlib in ubuntu 12.04

I have just started (as in 30 minutes ago) to use Ubuntu 12.04 (all my previous experience is with windows) and I just started to learn how to program a couple of weeks ago so this is probably a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...