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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Textstat not running functions

I just found the link on how to install textstat on my python idle and I was successful in getting it to work. However, when I import textstat everything seems fine until I try to run a function. It ...
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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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ubuntu 14.04 : VIM with YouCompleteMe plugin, throw “ImportError: No module named _io”

I was using python2.7.6, VIM 7.4 and YouCompleteMe plugin on my Ubuntu14.04. Today I did some update on my Ubuntu, but after that, I found my VIM cannot work properly with YouCompleteMe. When I start ...
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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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What can I safely remove from Ubuntu and still have a decent graphic interface?

I have come to like Linux, Unix, and the GUI's but sometimes I remove too many things and lose the ability to boot back into the same interface I was using before I rebooted. most of the time I have ...
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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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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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Getting “Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins” error during ripping

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a flash drive that you create from the official ubuntu website. I am getting some errors on the system quite frequently. I have tried redoing it but I keep ...
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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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“Could not import runpy module” when running apt-get on Xubuntu 12.10

Just installed Xubuntu 12.10, on first apt-get update and upgrade I got Could not import runpy module and all installs seem to stop there. E.g. sudo apt-get --reinstall install python gives the ...
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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 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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How can a Debian package install Python modules from PyPI

This question tries to complement this one . I have a python app which uses third party modules from PyPI. I want to package my app into a debian package, but don't know how to handle python ...
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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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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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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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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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Issue getting mysql to work correctly

I am installing a custom app that needs mysql, which I already had working so I am a bit confused on whats going on. Anyways here is the error Error loading MySQLdb module: this is MySQLdb ...
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Has the support for the Python language been removed from the SDK?

Has the support for the Python language been removed from the SDK in Ubuntu 13.10? I can't find any tutorial for the Unity scope and for Python.
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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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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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How to install numpy and scipy for python?

I am tired to try to install numpy and scipy for phyton 2.7.5, I need this version of python because my final goal it's to install class (http://class-code.net/) and montepython ...
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how to create a .desktop file to launch a python script

I made my litle python App, but now I can't launch the app from the .desktop that I made: [Desktop Entry] Name=MyApp Version=0.1 Exec=/usr/share/MyApp/MyApp.py Icon=/usr/share/MyApp/img/MyApp.png ...
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itunes2rhythm python3 script returns syntax error [closed]

I am trying to execute this script with Python3 itunes2rhythm Using this command: python3 /media/trunk/SOUNDS/itunes/itunes2rhythm-master/itunes2rhythm.py I am getting the error: Traceback ...
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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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Emit signal for GIO.DBusProxy in Python? [closed]

I'm using the GIO high level DBus API - DBusProxy object. I'd like to emit a signal on this object (faking a signal coming from a remote interface). I do something like this: proxy.emit('g-signal', ...
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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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How do you get the website title to show up in the menu area / webpage title are in python / quickly created web browser?

hi there im creating a web browser using a mix of quickly and Python, im wanting to get a websites title to show up in the very top of the page. im not sure of what code that i need adding to the ...
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unable to install a package using pip

I'm triying to install a package using pip inside a virtualenv: pip install fuse-python but the output is Downloading/unpacking fuse-python Downloading fuse-python-0.2.tar.gz (53kB): 53kB ...
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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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Problem with `notify-send`

I have been working in a script to change audio output when you (dis)connect am HDMI screen/TV. Basically it uses UDEV to check any change in the connection and acts accordingly. Everything works ...
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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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How to install python 2.5.4?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, now i want to use Python 2.5.4 for educational purpose. Can any one help me with step by step instructions... I also need IDLE for 2.5.4.
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Help with installing Gnome Shell Google Calendar Extension

I am having trouble running the script to install the gnome-shell-google-calendar extension into Gnome Shell. I keep getting this: rafael@Raf:~$ ./calendar/gnome-shell-google-calendar.py Logging in ...
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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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Reading all files from a directory

Following code is to read all files in download directory,but when i execute this code it won't print(display), what is wrong with this code..? import glob path = ...
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Error processing package mumble-django

Everytime when i try to install update from the terminal this error is displayed. How do I sort it out? Setting up mumble-django (2.10-2) ... dpkg: error processing package mumble-django ...
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“invalid Python installation: unable to open /usr/lib/python2.7/config/Makefile (No such file or directory)”

I have done something with my python installation, don't remember what exactly. But I am getting an error when I try to open python command line now: richard@richard-desktop:~/projects/hello$ python ...
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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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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 ...