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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Install something without make install [closed]

I have been struggling for few days trying to install a software. I'm not actually working on Ubuntu but I think the steps to do are the same. Working on a gentoo (The operating system of the Robot ...
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apt get install vs pip install

I am a bit confused about the cases in which the above commands must be used when downloading python packages. I was trying to download a package named pyudev in accordance with an answer with this ...
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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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What is the difference between these python functions?

What is the difference between this: def total(initial=10, *numbers, **keywords): count = initial for fake in numbers: count = count + fake for key in keywords: ...
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How can I disable “selection by clicking ” on GTK treeview [closed]

I have this code where I get a treeview and a sign when I click or move the up / down over the lines. For my application I need to disable the selection when the user clicks on a row, further I wonder ...
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gtk problem in ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 64-bit I have python 2.7 with some additional packages. When I try to use simple command in python like for example help('modules') I have an error and python terminates. ...
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Cannot install lxml on Ubuntu 14

I have problems installing lxml on my virtual machine, cloud server, Ubuntu 14.04.2 with 512MB RAM. For people that are going through this, I will document little steps of problems that occurred on ...
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how to use python 3's pip?

I want to switch my project from python 2.7 to python 3.4 and I want to use python3's virtualenvwrapper and pip. I have tried sudo apt-get install python3-pip, easy_install3 pip and python3 ...
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How to make python module run in dist-packages folders in the desired order?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed a python module called PyBluez. When I compile and install the module from source code, the output is installed in the folder ...
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Use bash to extract number from between square brackets

My file looks like this: [581]((((((((501:0.00024264,451:0.00024264):0.000316197,310:0.000558837):0.00857295,((589:0.000409158,538:0.000409158):0.000658084,207:0.00106724 ...
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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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Installed script with pip: Run like a command

I installed this python script scdl to download audio from soundcloud. The script is installed to ~/.local/bin How can I run this script in a terminal like a programm? So I don't enter the whole path ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes due to error in its Python code

I searched for that, but did not find any reference to it on this site. If you know some, please refer me to it - the issues I have seen have different symptoms. So, to the point... I had Ubuntu ...
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How to edit and refresh a locally opened html using python script?

Using python program a local html file is opened in browser,there is a table in the html file,I want to edit the content of a cell in the table. Also I want to refresh it using python,since the ...
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How do I install pybel such that my python environment recognizes it?

On Chemistry Stack Exchange I asked a question regarding Open Babel & Python being used together. The problem is that the answer I was provided (by Geoff Hutchinson) requires Python to be able to ...
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install colorama python module

I import colorama in python code and I have below error : Traceback (most recent call last): File "stevoku.py", line 5, in <module> import colorama ImportError: No module named colorama and I ...
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Problem with Java while trying to run pycharm-community-4.5

I've just installed pycharm-community-4.5 into my Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). After installing I ran the command /opt/pycharm-community-4.5/bin$ ./pycharm.sh to run pycharm but the terminal showed me some ...
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Playonlinux asks to install Python

just few days ago I installed other version of Python on Ubuntu (I need it for coding). Installation of Python went pretty much smoothly, but when I try to launch League Of Legends I get a problem. ...
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Pycharm broke pip

Situation: Whilst using Pycharm on a python3 project, I came across the option under the "Project Interpreter" settings to install a package manager. I clicked it absentmindedly and immediately ...
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Link button to application in Glade

I'm new to Glade and I just love the possibilities this program has for (beginner) GUI developers. I started making an application with some text and buttons and I would like to assign a button to ...
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How to get gnome session idle time?

Has the method to get the session idle time through dbus changed in the recent Ubuntu or my dbus code here is wrong? #!/usr/bin/env python import dbus bus_name = 'org.gnome.ScreenSaver' obj_path = ...
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How I can monitor new files in a directory and move/rename them into another directory?

A program generates output textfiles, named output.txt, after every 15th iteration of a certain process. Doing so, it overwrites the last output.txt. I want to keep the files however, and I can't ...
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How to add vte terminal widget in GTK3?

I'm trying to add vte widget in my application and the examples I've found use .fork_command() to execute a command in that widget. But according to ...
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Why does Ubuntu use Python 2.6 and not 3.X?

I have recently started learning Python and thus have learned that Ubuntu (10.10) uses Python 2.6. It seems to me that Python 3.X is still rather unpopular in the Linux/Ubuntu community. Why is that? ...
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Python HTTPS requests (urllib2) to some sites fail on Ubuntu 12.04 without proxy

I have an little app I wrote in Python and it used to work... until yesterday, when it suddenly started giving me an error in a HTTPS connection. I don't remember if there was an update, but both ...
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wrong ELF class for python 2.7 (32-bit ubuntu 14.04)

I installed Acestream and found that acestreamengine won't run. Trying to start acestreamengine, I get this output: 2015-05-10 12:19:52,008|MainThread|acestream|error during startup Traceback (most ...
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utilise atom or sublime text in ubuntu Python Ruby

Hello great people of Ubuntu! I try and try to ask the same question in different versions because it's seems equivalent to already asked and the answer is already in the forum. GOOD!(: But the ...
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Cant get Python library to install in ubuntu

I am trying to get the "Dirac" python library installed in ubuntu 15.04. Using synaptic i find it, and install it just fine, but when i try to "import dirac" in the python shell it says ImportError: ...
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Python PATH issue (Anaconda_Python, minpower and gurobi interfacing)?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, installed Anaconda_python recently Installed minpower and gurobi. Extracted gurobi in home directory, added path as mentioned which is gedit ~/.bashrc export ...
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How can I put a cluster lines in numeric order?

How can I convert this: -foo -bar 42 \ randomtext=00 "00" \ -randomtext=00 "00" \ -foo -bar 104 \ randomtext=00 "00" \ -foo -bar 1 \ -randomtext=00 "00" \ To this: ...
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python simpleHTTPServer woking only with local machine

I ran following command to run http server python -m SimpleHTTPServer and get following message Serving HTTP on 0.0.0.0 port 8000 ... but i am not able to access it on another machine/mobile in ...
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Gedit Plugin: How to get the buffer of a newly opened file from another file in Gedit?

I've written a code for a Gedit Plugin which opens another file, self.window.create_tab_from_location(Gio.file_new_for_path(file_path), None, line_number, 0, ...
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Why does pip -t not work on Ubuntu 15.04?

I've been having an odd problem with pip on Ubuntu 15.04. When I try to install anything using the "-t" option to put it in a specific directory, it fails with the following error: error: can't ...
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save data to excel using openpyxl

I use the code fragment below to copy data to an excel file using openpyxl. for i, j in enumerate(fint): _= ws1.cell(column=i +1, row=globdat.cycle, value=j) wb.save(filename = ...
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copy from python to excel (xlwt)

I'm trying to copy data to an excel file using xlwt in a python code worksheet.write(globdat.cycle,1,fint) globdat.cycle is a count. No problems there since it gets values 1, 2.... n in each ...
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How to get the package versions corresponding to Unity 7 launcher applications?

I'd like to know the Ubuntu package version of all applications locked into my Unity (7) Launcher from the command line. The command should return a list of packages names and their versions, ...
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Problems with python-gtk2-dev after update to Ubuntu 15.04

Every apt-get operations gives me the following error message: dpkg: warning: subprocess old pre-removal script returned error exit status 1 dpkg: trying script from the new package instead ... dpkg: ...
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Ubuntu Phone SimpleHTTPServer python

It is possible to use the module in Python SimpleHTTPServer on my Ubuntu Phone?
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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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how to send desktop notification using python3.4?

I have a python3.4 script. I would like to send to the desktop at a moment a notification. How do I handle this in python? Can I use notify-send? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 #in my script if something: ...
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How to install pygame?

I am running Ubuntu 13.10. I have python 2.7.5 with anaconda 1.8.0. Whenever I start python and type import pygame it tells me that there is no module named pygame. How can I install pygame?
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How to create Excel xlsx files from a script?

I'm looking for packages available in Ubuntu main/universe repositories able to create Excel 2007+ xlsx files from a script (python or perl) My requirements: 100% compatible Excel XLSX files. Solid ...
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how to package a python application for publishing in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I have a running python application, I am wondering how package it for publishing into myapps
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How to install Dia plugins on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise). I already install and using Dia. I need to use dia_orgchart.py downloaded from http://dia-installer.de. As the instruction given, I try to put ...
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Is there an IDE for Ubuntu that combines Python, Gtk and Glade in one unique program?

I like PyCharm, but it doesn't have a GUI designer. I like the quickly package but I don't want to use Gedit as my editor. I tryed Ubuntu SDK but it's kind of hard to use python on it, and it's not ...
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Install miniconda Python 2.7

I am trying to install miniconda Python 2.7 on ubuntu 12.04. I have already written this: if ! [ -f ~/.bash_profile ]; then touch ~/.bash_profile; fi if ! [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then touch ~/.bashrc; fi ...
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How to fix these problems installing imgdupes

I'm trying to install imgdupes, but the terminal says pip command not found. https://github.com/jesjimher/imgdupes sudo apt-get install python-cffi python-dev libjpeg-dev gir1.2-gexiv2-0.10 sudo pip ...
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Upgrading to python 3.2

I want to use new functools that provides with the lrucache, I am currently using python 2.6, which doesn't support this, What is the best way I can upgrade to python 3.2? or is there any other ...
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How do I add my own program to the terminal? [duplicate]

I want to be able to make a program for example in Python and then execute it in the terminal no matter where I am located. I mean, if I have an executable python file AND I'm in the same folder of ...
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VIM error after installing python3 in ubuntu 15.04

I have a fresh installation of the latest ubuntu 15.04. I installed VIM using sudo apt-get install vim It was working fine. Later I installed python3 and pip3. sudo apt-get install python3 ...