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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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 ...
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Problem installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python [closed]

I am having trouble installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python. I tried sudo apt-get install python3 python3-dev but I am getting the following output :: Reading package lists... ...
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How can I associate .py files to “wine python.exe” and R-click > “Edit with IDLE” on ubuntu 14.04?

As the title states, I'm trying to use Windows python on linux, which already has worked flawlessly for what I've needed to run. however .py files open with gedit instead of python, meaning I ...
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PySide-Tools in Python3 - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm working on a UI for a Python Programme I have and have been using Pyside-UIC to convert QTDesigner docs into python files on a previously windows 8 computer. That computer got corrupted so I've ...
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Changing SH Directory

I want to have a main launcher that executes a python program The directory is /Downloads/Test/ #!/bin/bash/ python Test.py I want to be able to run the file in the terminal, without the following ...
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get pdiffer working in ubuntu

I am trying to use pdiffer in ubuntu. It is a python interface to the PerceptualDiff tool. https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pdiffer I installed pdiffer using pip (after installing pip) I installed cmake ...
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PPA build fails due to Python.h missing

I'm trying to package my application for Ubuntu using PPA. The build fails because it can't find Python.h (build log here). This library is provided by libpython2.7-dev and I have it in build ...
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software-properties-gtk no working

Hi Guys i am a newbie at Ubuntu and am having a problem... i managed to get everything working like a dream including, unfortunately after my latest upgrade/update, my software-properties-gtk ...
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Seeing buffering everytime self.webview.open is used to open URL in quickly

I am new to developing apps with python-quickly. Here is the sample code i am trying. Everytime I run this a video is played based on login.php. But it takes time to start or what I understand is that ...
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Pip issues after 12.02->14.04 upgrade

With Ubutun 14.04LTS, many but not all pip commands fail as so: # sudo pip install --upgrade distribute Downloading/unpacking distribute Downloading distribute-0.7.3.zip (145kB): 145kB downloaded ...
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How do I use regex to remove all punctuation and symbols? [closed]

I'm using Python 2.7 regex. I need to remove all symbols, punctuation, numbers and whitespace from strings in different languages. For example, these two strings: the following characters: ...
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Using specific python version for apt-get in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS I have python2.7.3-0Ubuntu3.5 package installed. One of the libraries i am trying to install has dependency on (>=2.7.3.6). I went ahead and installed python 2.7.6 and even python ...
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How to isolate Python 2.7.X on Ubuntu 12.04 which has default Python 2.7.3? [duplicate]

I want to build Python 2.7.8 on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine, which has Python 2.7.3 as default distribution. I would like to "install" Python 2.7.8 but isolate it completely from Python 2.7.3 - meaning, I ...
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How to replace tk8.6 with tk8.5?

The title explains pretty much all I need to do. I need a downgrade from tk8.6 to tk8.5 on 14.04. There is some niche scientific python based software that I need to use, however it is incompatible ...
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power down happened during version upgrading

While upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 unfortunately a power down happened and the PC got powered off. When again booted, I was neither able to upgrade version nor install any software through ...
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how to tell ubuntu to use python 3.4 instead of 2.7? [duplicate]

I have python 2.7 and 3.4 versions installed. But when I say say "python -V", it shows version as 2.7 not 3.4 How to tell ubuntu to use newest python? where is this setting configured ?
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What exactly is a connection through socket or what does the output of lsof tell us?

I'm streaming some files from S3 to an EC2 instance to get summary data from the headers. I use key.close(fast=True) for all the keys I get from boto.s3.bucket.Bucket.list() (python library to access ...
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python-nltk on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: nltk.download('brown') results in HTML error 401

I have installed python-nltk on Ubuntu Server 12.04 using apt-get. But when I try to download a corpus, I get the follwoing error: $ python Python 2.7.3 (default, Feb 27 2014, 19:58:35) [GCC 4.6.3] ...
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fatal error :“python.h” no file or directory?

while looking for the solution of hungarian problem,I found this github link I went through the readme.md file and I performed everything described there, After copying hungarian.so in my directory ...
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apt-get ends up with errors after nvidia 331 installation

I recently installed nvidia-331 driver via Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers tab. Now when I use: sudo apt-get install <package> or sudo apt-get remove <package> ...
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“Cannot compile 'Python.h'. Perhaps you need to install python-dev|python-devel” while installing PyPy version of Numpy

I am trying to install the PyPy distribution of Numpy (Note that PyPy requires a different version of Numpy than that found in the repositories), but get the error: Cannot compile 'Python.h'. Perhaps ...
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How to get filename from FileChooserButton in PyGTK?

I'm using Glade and PyGtk to develop an application. Currently I'm using a button under a toolbar to open files using this code: def on_openVideo_clicked(self, widget): dialog = ...
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Cuda 6.0/PyCuda. 'ImportError'

I had Cuda 5.5 with pycuda working great, but then I needed to upgrade to CUDA 6.0. Now when I try to run a sample PyCuda program I get this : ImportError: libcurand.so.6.0: cannot open shared ...
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Why Netbeans not detecting Python?

I am using Netbeans IDE 8.0 in my system 14.04 LTS. I have installed Python plugin in Netbeans 8.0 by following this link. And also I have download python-3.4.1.tgz from this link and installed it ...
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Where do I find Python2.7 in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using this tutorial to install Django with Postgresql in my Ubuntu 14.04. In the 4th step, it asked me to go to my python directory, so I ran $ whereis python2.7 and I got multiple directories. ...
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Always alert me install python-gevent but I have installed it

I installed python 2.7.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 then I installed greenlet and gevent but when I want to run a .py file: sudo python proxy.py terminal shows :please install python-gevent but I have ...
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How can I convert a ready Python project into DEB

I am using package guide of Ubuntu (http://packaging.ubuntu.com/html/packaging-new-software.html), but I am stuck in compilation stage. I can compile .deb using dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -uc -us ...
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How can install python-dev for 2.7.8 in 14.04 off apt-get?

I have tried this and this and this and this Well nothing works with me, i got my amd64 system, 14.04 up and runnig, as I try to install wagtail, a django cms, i get the error. pysass.c:4:20: ...
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fresh install, python-software-properties unmet dependencies

attention: This might be more a question for "gis.stackexchange" but it is Ubuntu-related Geonode 2.0 is available for Ubuntu 12.04 but not for Ubuntu 14.04. According to the docs it should be ...
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anki issues how to make work

Hi further to my question ealrier Below is the error message I get from my computer when I try to use Anki (2.0.28) Today, I have ascertained that it is my computer and not the files for anki which ...
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Undo apt-get remove --purge

I wanted a fresh install of Python and ran sudo apt-get remove --purge python. Apparently it has killed almost everything I had installed in my system. Looking at the history.log I guess I could ...
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python GUI frameworks that support touch devices

Hello everyone I want to know what is the best GUI framework for python that supports touch I've been searching couple of hours and this are results which I found: PyQt5 I heard for Qt and I know ...
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How can I take a textbox text entry and make it a variable?

I am having trouble with Python and would like to have some help. I am making a apt GUI 'front-end' with a nice UI. def on_textbox_changed(self): self.instvar = ...
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Do I need to install anything else? [closed]

I am a new Linux user I just swapped over from Windows. Well rather I'm dual booting but plan to use Ubuntu as my primary OS from now on. I just installed Python 2.7.8 and in the thread that I read ...
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How do I run python code in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm learning python so I may get my foot in the door for a programming career. I'm using the gedit text editor to write the code, however I don't know how to execute the code on ubuntu. If anyone is ...
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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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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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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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How do I install graphics.py on Ubuntu 14.04?

I need to install graphics.py for class. How do I do that, and how do I install other Python modules?
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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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I uninstalled Python without realizing it's really important. What should I do? [duplicate]

How much have I broken and should I just reinstall the OS?