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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Correct handling of application URIs from Unity Dash

At some point, Unity changed the Uri type it returned when a drag-n-drop operation occurred of applications from the Unity Dash to a Gtk window in an app I wrote. In 13.04 (Unity 7.0), the data call ...
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Can Python 2 be safely removed from Ubuntu 14.04?

I have updated my PC from Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04. I heard that Ubuntu 14.04 does not include Python2, but my Ubuntu 14.04 system still has Python 2 installed. Can I remove Python 2.7.6 from ...
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sudo pip install error

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04 with pip version 1.0 and python version 2.7. pip --version pip 1.0 from /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages (python 2.7) Unfortunately, since trying to upgrade one of ...
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ImportError: No module named _io

I just fresh installed ubuntu 14.04LTS and i am trying to use pip but i am guetting the following traceback: (nlmanagement)psychok7@Ultrabook:~/code/work/nlmanagement$ pip freeze Traceback (most ...
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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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Is Python 2 removed from 14.04 CD images?

I haven't seen an update on the status of removing Python 2 from the CD images, and this page has last been updated late 2013.
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do-release-upgrade: python install is corrupted

I was upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 (dev for now, stable in a few hours) using do-release-upgrade and encountered the following problem: Can not upgrade Your python install is corrupted. Please fix ...
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How to make a python script a command?

I'm trying to make a python script into a command, eg: google's ipaddr.py (http://code.google.com/p/ipaddr-py/). I want to be able to type ipaddr and it puts out what I want. Is this possible? I've ...
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How to use manually installed python for personal programs without breaking any other application?

Hi I'm new to ubuntu and I have the following problem: I'm aware that ubuntu comes with a python version, but I'm running in a web host and I don't have the sudo command and I only have access to my ...
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OpenCV error in setting resolution with c910

I've been trying to use OpenCV to control my webcam (Logitech c910) through python. I 've managed to capture images through .read() but they are 640 x 480 and I haven't managed to set the resolution ...
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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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How to install Ubuntu on portable external Hard Drive?

OS: Windows 7. I want install Linux Ubuntu on portable external Hard Drive USB 2.0. I read a variety of methods, but I'm confused by contradictory advices and methods. Actually, installing Ubuntu on ...
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Why do I get ImportError when trying to import Pandas Python module?

I installed the Pandas module for Python 2.7 using apt-get. However, when I try to import the module, it raises an ImportError: import pandas as pd File ...
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How to install antlr3 python module on Ubuntu?

If you are getting "Import error: No module named antlr3" while running python application. For example, KeyboardLayoutEditor, Django apps.
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Can't install python-pandas on ubuntu

I am trying install python library pandas on ubuntu system, and it seems to work, but it it does not. Here is what I did: sudo pip install pandas This seemed to install pandas properly. I got this ...
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Multiple button clicked signals emitted for a single click

Writing a cut/copy/paste feature for a simple filebrowser in gtk. Every cut/copy button/paste click emits a progressively higher number of signals . Here is the part of the program that deals with ...
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Finding Mouse click position in IconView in GTK

I am building a file browser using Gtk.IconView in python. I am trying to find the path of an icon selected using " selection-changed" signal using gtk.IconView.get_path_at_pos(x,y). The docs are mum ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 desktop with no launcher and no shortkeys working [duplicate]

I have accidentally uninstalled python 2.7 and python-minimal from my Ubuntu. It gave me an error saying wicd has shut down and there are broken packages. When I restarted the system, only the ...
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Issues with python-pip and speedtest-cli

dpkg: error processing python-pkg-resources (--configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 137 dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ...
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lscpu output differs when called indirectly?

I use lscpu | grep 'MHz' to get my clock speed. I am getting different results based on the method I am calling this command. Method 1: typing it in the terminal CPU MHz: 1200.000 Method 2: ...
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Configuring Python Development version installation

While installing PSI4 on Edit: Ubuntu 13.10 (earlier Ubuntu 12.04), I'm encountering the following error: configure: error: Could not link test program to Python. Maybe the main Python library has ...
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How to use UPSTART feature of ubuntu to restart the python script but not as root?

I am running my Python script using upstart feature of Ubuntu so that if for whatever reason my Python script dies or gets killed, it can be restarted automatically and everything is working fine - ...
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how to use python3 shortcuts on emacs?

I am new to emacs and I am trying to set python3 as default interpreter. I have installed from software centre the python plugin for emacs. I can run a python3 file going to pyexec-->execute ...
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Get full path of currently open files

I'm trying to code a simple application that must read all currently open files within a certain directory. More specificly, I want to get a list of files open anywhere inside my Documents folder, but ...
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Uninstalled Pyton 2.7, now I cant log in

I uninstalled python using following command: sudo apt-get remove python2.7 It ended up removing lot of related system files as well. Now when ubuntu boots up it prompts me login, but after that ...
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Python 2.7.6 on Ubuntu 12.04 How to?

I'm developer and I need to make my enviroment work with Python 2.7.6 (not 2.7.3) on the Ubuntu 12.04. Please, provide me some notes how to do that?
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install 64 bit mysql

I had installed mysql by using below command. sudo apt-get install mysql-server But this a 32-bit mysql installation. i want to install 64-bit mysql. Please advice me how to delete 32bit mysql and ...
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How to install Err in a Python 3 virtual environment?

I'm trying to install Err on Ubuntu Server 12.04.4. It requires python plus a bunch of dependencies. When I followed the install instructions, I couldn't get it to work using the "default" which ...
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Installing Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install and run Graphite on Ubuntu 12.10. To do it I followed this manual. Unfortunately on the step: Next, we will configure the Graphite database. Go to the Graphite webapp ...
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environment setup for Importing a userdefined module

I am creating an User defined module an .so file and importing that in the python module. The functions in the library are not responding as expected. What are the environment variables to be set ...
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Install python setup tools for Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Savanna in OpenStack but I am getting this error that I have posted on askubuntu.com Someone told me that it might happen because I have not right version of python-setup-tools ...
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pip install … Failed with error code 1 …

I'm trying to configure my new system with Ubuntu 13.10 but pip won't let me install anything. No matter what package I try to install I always get the error: ...failed with error code 1 in ...
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MySQLdb on Brython?

Hi there I'm working on a server-based point of sale for a sports club, and downloaded Mysqldb lib so that I can access and modify it through python scripts, they work great!, so I decided to use ...
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Installing & running a python script on Ubuntu

I have a (most likely very stupid) question to ask: I recently setup a fresh install of Ubuntu 10.04 to use as an internal web server for some very basic tasks. I came across a python script that I ...
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couldn't open output file: Read-only file system

I just installed Ubuntu. My problem is I am attempting to write a log file to home. I am using logcat from a python module called adb. When I attempt the terminal command adb logcat -f <path> I ...
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how do I make a python program write directly to the command line?

This is the code I have, I want it so that I can write to the command-line from the window after I press the "SEND" button. If I want to see my "ifconfig" in the terminal, the command gets writen in ...
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can't open software-center and software & updates

This is the error i'm getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 130, in <module> app = SoftwareCenterAppGtk3(options, args) File ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Python 2.7 still default, set 3.x as default [closed]

Please set 3.x Python as default in 14.04, currently even writing python in terminal starts 2.7
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Ubuntu 12.04 ext4-fs error/inode

I am running a Dell PowerEdge T420 with Ubuntu 12.04 32bit. The hard drives are a RAID1 setup. Last week, I began getting errors that cause the build I am running to fail. I found this in the log ...
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Is it possible to downgrade the default version of Python from my Ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 which comes with Python 3.4 installed by default. But I wish to downgrade it to Python 3.3 for my needs. However, when I try to remove it, it also wants to remove other ...
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remove the newline from a list stored in a text file and read the text file in python [closed]

consider the following situation, for example the code is:: List = open("mylist.txt").readlines() for x in List: f =open('show.sh', 'a') f.write("my line "+x+" > temp.txt\n") f.close() ...
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I accidentaly did sudo apt-get remove python [closed]

I accidentaly did sudo apt-get remove python command and now terminal look has changed, rhythmbox, ubuntu software center and everything is quite changed. I reinstlled python with the command sudo ...
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tesseract OCR Engine reorganization problem

i'm trying to use 'tesseract' on JPG image's. its seems that it doesnt recognize the number's and character's in the command-line currently. but when i use OCRFeeder manually and select the bounds ...
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OpenERP server problem message when installing an app

I recently installed open erp v7 on ubuntu 13.10, I could install the warehouse app fine, as well as the sales app , but I'm having trouble installing a few other apps. It looks like it is either a ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Trying to set default applications for .py files that aren't in the 'Open With' applications

I have followed the instructions in this thread: How do I set IDLE as the default editor for Python scripts?, but it hasn't resulted in the option to open in IDLE being shown. So I used the 'Find ...
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itunes2rhythm python3 script errors

while trying to run this script https://github.com/guillier/itunes2rhythm in python3 i am getting multiple errors about localhost blah blah. I think what is happening is that the library file is ...
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undefined symbol: PyExc_TypeError

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have weird problem that started appearing. I've been using virtualenv command for working with my Python projects and I never had trouble with it. However, for some reason ...
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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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Adding file paths to Python code

I am currently running the code for a program called HotNet. In its simpleRun.py file, there is a place to insert a file path to be run. parser.add_argument('-mf', '--infmat_file', required=True, ...
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Finding Volume Label of a usb mass storage device using python

Could someone please tell me how I could obtain a usb mass storage device's volume label(the name displayed in the explorer, not the device name::/dev/sdX) using python? libraries/modules though HAL ...