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 come a python file is executable even though its permissions are 644?

I think I am misunderstanding something here. I have made an easy python testing file to see how permissions affect the use of python files. I did so in order to be able to answer 64bit ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Camdesk doesn't work

I'm trying to use camdesk following this OMG article, but camdesk isn't working and not sending any error messages. I open it in terminal using: ./camdesk.py A white square appears in the middle ...
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Where is the output file? [closed]

I try to follow the examples about Quantum Circuit Plotting with SymPy but I can not find the output picture. My OS is Ubuntu and I type all the command in the terminal of IPython, as you can see ...
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Samsung tv serial commands with python

I have a Samsung Plasma display that I use a Python script to turn on and off with its serial interface. (ex-link). import time, serial ser = serial.Serial(port='/dev/ttyUSB0', baudrate=9600, ...
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python module can be found using shell but not in virtualenv

When I do import numpy on my shell, numpy is found (I can use it). However, when I workon my virtualenv import numpy gives me no module named numpy error. I tried to pip install numpy while working ...
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Coding own applicaion for Gnome-shell Calendar

1) I'm looking to write a calendar application in python that will interact with gnome-shell-calendar. I've asked around, and I was told that the Gnome-shell calendar uses evolution-data-sever to ...
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How to insert a line in vim

In my python application i need to write import import pdb; pdb.set_trace() for debugging. And after debugging line is removed. Is there any way in gvim to insert this line by key mapping, so that i ...
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Configuration error for pep8 and flymake for emacs

I am trying to configure pep8 to ignore E221, E222, and E226 (all related to spacing around operators). I followed this documentation https://pep8.readthedocs.org/en/1.4.6/intro.html to generate a ...
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How do I run .ui files in ubuntu 12.04?

I created a very basic .ui file and edited it using pyqt. Now when I click the ui file, it opens in QT Designer. How do I run it? All it does in print ham (hehe). I'm sorry about my language, Please ...
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Environment Variable or saving dev_key file

I am slightly new to ubuntu, I have a NASA-ADS dev_key to access some data on there system but am unable to: save it as an environment variable named ADS_DEV_KEY or save it to a file called ...
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How to configure PyQt4 for Python 3 eclipse in Ubuntu?

I installed PyQt4 with synaptic. I'm using Python3 so I need to configure the path for PyQt4 in eclipse, but it seems synaptic only installed PyQt4 for python 2 since I only found relative files and ...
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Bash tries to run python on unknown command and fails in Py_Initialize

Running Ubuntu 14.04 and updater says that all software is up to date. Have tried rebooting. I am preparing for a class that uses Python. I have installed it and it works fine. However, I now have ...
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python download just mp3 from youtube

I want just to download mp3 tracks from youtube, I know that services like youtube-dl download first an .mp4 and then they convert it. Is it possible to download just a .mp3 in a 256 kb/s format? If ...
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Has anybody got access to a H264-stream of an IP-Cam over SimpleCV?

I wonder if it's possible to get access of the H264-encoded mainstream of my Hikvision IP-cam DS-2CD2032-I over SimpleCV. The H264-stream I got in the browser is ...
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Permanent autostart

I would like to make a Python 3.4 script that starts with my computer so that it's permanently checked to start up with the computer (edit: permanently checked means it can't be disabled via ...
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Stream audio from youtube

I just want to stream (whitout downloading) a youtube video. Is there an easy way to do this with python or exists a script to do that? Or i must download in a temporany file the video, convert it and ...
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Problem when trying to install fpdb on ubuntu machine

I've been trying to get fpdb working on my Ubuntu desktop, but every time I try to install it from the Gz file, my system won't let me use ./configure (saying file not found), and when I try to ...
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How do I install python 2.7.2 on Ubuntu?

I want to install python 2.7.2.tgz on Ubuntu, downloaded from http://python.org/download/. Is this a correct way to install : ./configure make make install If not , how can I do that?
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How to add a Custom Openshot Blender Template?

After Creating the appropriate files and structure as listed ./blender/custom.xml ./blender/blend/custom.blend ./blender/scripts/custom.py ./blender/icons/custom.png and placed in the location ...
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Running python module in gedit embedded terminal [closed]

I'm new to python and i'm trying to run my first module but i can't do that through gedit embedded terminal the code i wrote is def num(b): print("Give A Number") b = b +5 print(b) I ...
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Run terminal command (python command) at start up [duplicate]

New to Ubuntu, but have looked everywhere to get this question answered. Found no solution so far. Basically I need to run two terminal commands on startup, which follow each other directly. This will ...
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Ubuntu, gtk 3.10.8, not able to visualize a menubar made by Glade

My problem is that I've drawn a UI with Glade, but the menubar doesn't want to be drawn. Here is the xml, just a sample: please try to check out the properties. It is a very simple menubar but I ...
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Unable to install bsddb185, Python library for opening Berkeley DB version 1.85 files on Ubuntu

I am writing a python program that makes use of some legacy Berkeley DB 1.85 files. Unfortunately I am unable to install the bsddb185 Python package, either for Python version 2.x and for Python 3. ...
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How to use GDK with Quickly

I trying to use the library gdk for scale down an image and apply it to a GdkImage. This is the code pixbuf = Gdk.pixbuf_new_from_file(fileName) pixbuf = pixbuf.scale_simple(100, 100, ...
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http request to cgi python script successful, but the script doesn't seem to run[SOLVED] [closed]

I have configured cgi scripts for my apache2 web server. Here is what I want to do: Client uploads the image to the server. (this already works) On success, I want to execute the python script to ...
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How do I install pygame in a pyenv virtualenv for Python 2.7 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I found instructions for Python 3.3 but nothing specifically for 2.7. I sorted it out and figured I'd record it here for future reference.
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Unable to download videos using youtube-dl ('sig error'), how to correct?

I used to download videos using youtube-dl command line tool, from the past two days whenever i try to download any video I get an error as shown below. $ youtube-dl ...
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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited the Python site, and noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come out. My Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0, so I downloaded 3.4.1 and installed it. When I open IDLE, it showed 3.4.0, but when I ...
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pyvenv still broken on 14.04.1?

meow@te:~# pyvenv-3.4 v Error: Command '['/meow/v/bin/python3.4', '-Im', 'ensurepip', '--upgrade', '--default-pip']' returned non-zero exit status 1 I thought it was fixed. I've done update and ...
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Why doesn't 'launcher.set_property(“urgent”, True)' work?

My script: #!/usr/bin/python # update bar on dash icon by stdin # ex: for i in {0..100};do echo "$i";sleep 0.3;done | ./$0 import sys, time from gi.repository import Unity, Gio, GObject, Dbusmenu ...
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run bottle app on my server

I program my app with python Bottle in my pc. I run my app with run(host='localhost', port = 80) I want to run app on my ubuntu VPS that installed virtualmin on it. how can i do this?
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How to create an installer for a python GTK3 application?

I have just finished developing a Python 2.7 application using Gtk3 for GUI. My question is, how can I now create an installer for Windows, Mac, and Linux (possibly three different installers) for my ...
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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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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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How can I run python scripts on my webserver?

I have a test script, /var/www/etym/cgi-bin/test.py #!/usr/bin/python # -*- coding: UTF-8 -*- # enable debugging import cgitb cgitb.enable() print "Content-Type: text/plain;charset=utf-8" print ...
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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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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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Why does Ubuntu's webkit inspector look (and work) just like Safari?

In older Ubuntu, the python-webkit inspector looked like Chrome, as you can see in these screenshots: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13132459 (It had some annoying bugs, too.) I see Midori's ...
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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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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 to install opencv 2.9 for python?

I have been having the exact same problem as described in this post and someone in the answers suggested that you upgrade to opencv version 2.9. I was wondering how do that? I installed the version ...
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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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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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How to install PyV8 in Ubuntu 13.04?

I want to install PyV8 in Ubuntu 13.04. However pip install -v pyv8 takes super long to build and finally fails. How can I install PyV8 on a Ubuntu 13.04 machine? Here is the error log ...
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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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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 ...