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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Dragon Naturally Speaking in Ubuntu

I'm trying to get Dragon Naturally Speaking working through Ubuntu.... I set it up in virtualbox, but i found it incredibly tough to access its features through Linux. I know there is a way to do it ...
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Does pyopencl require discrete graphics?

When I try to install the package pyopencl, it pulls in Nvidia stuff (nvidia-current, I think). This appears to install without problems, but then messes up my OpenGL-related things. I thought a ...
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How to get translations on Launchpad for a custom program

I wrote a program and uploaded it to a ppa. This program uses translations which I manually create using pylupdate4 Translate.pro, then Qt-Linguist, then lrelease Translate.proon my home PC. So the ...
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Can't install python-dev. Packages have unmet dependencies. I think it's a wrong Python version

root@Managementserver:~# sudo apt-get install python-pip python-dev build-essential -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done build-essential ...
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How to make a Quickly project standalone?

I have a Quickly project. But now I want it to be independent from Quickly. How can I do it? How can I run it without typing 'quickly run'?
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Set CLASSPATH for python

I want to execute a python file called "ex1.py". The execution works fine, the program does, what it ought to do. The problem is the following: This file is stored in the folder ...
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Install Python in Wine

I need to install the Windows version Python 2.7.5 32Bit on my Ubuntu Box in Wine (because I test Euler Math Toolbox on Wine, and this cannot use the native Python). Whatever I do, I get the an error ...
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GoG on Linux installation Procedure

I wanted to install GoG on Linux ( http://gogonlinux.com/ ) and as I went through the install process (which is for Ubuntu12.04) and the result is that I have all the files built by python, but no ...
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gdb uses wrong python

When I launch gdb (on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) it immediately crashes with the following output: BlockquoteTraceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site.py", line 562, in <module> ...
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Attribute error:portal_url while testing a method

I need to test a method called addServerUrl() using the command "bin/test -t addServerUrl()" in terminal addServerUrl contains the following code: def addServerUrl(self,html_src,prefix): url ...
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eclipse + pydev autocomplete

Problem:- Autocomplete for python not working in eclipse + pydev. Platform:- OS is Lubuntu; Eclipse Version: 4.2.2; PyDev for Eclipse 2.7.3.2013031601 I have configured the pythonpath in ...
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How to recover Python on Ubuntu 12.10?

I've accidentally removed /user/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages on ubuntu 12.10. Do I need to reinstall python? Some of the softwares like ibus or software center seem don't work any more. What ...
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How to install weather indicator on ubuntu 12.04?

I tried to install it from the market but that's what it says
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uwsgi can't find python plugin

I'm trying to deploy a python app to my Ubuntu 12.04.1 VPS running Nginx / uWSGI. I've setup my server following this guide. When I restart uWSGI I get this message: nickd@my-vps:~$ sudo ...
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Which is the best package to draw drawings in python?

We are trying to implement the drawing tools like line, circle, pencil, brush and so on in gtk. Is it possible to draw these things into the textview? Would one of these packages work for the ...
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Can I have some help installing python-captcha? dpkg error 1

I have searched around the forums and tried a number of solutions but nothing I have tried has fixed my problem. Here is the terminal info john@ubuntu:/var/lib/dpkg$ sudo apt-get install ...
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writing note taking app, save and load text with tags from textbuffer written in python and glade

I am writing a note taking app with python and glade. I've been searching the web for the how to save and retrieve textbuffer with tags from simple app made with python and glade. I would like to get ...
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Update Manager won't open (error related to pythonverbose)

I'm having an issue with update-manager. Last night, my computer restart suddenly during the update process. Now it won't open and it keep appearing on the notifier with a message warning that an ...
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Changing the Editor PIDA IDE uses

I recently tried the PIDA IDE, and when starting up I selected vim, I now want to use emacs, but there is no option so I tried reinstalling, purging and nothing has worked... How can I change the ...
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Using Quickly to develop apps for Raspberry Pi?

Can Raspberry Pi apps be developed with Quickly on Ubuntu? I know there isn't Ubuntu for the Pi yet but what I want to do is develop the app on my Ubuntu machine, compile it and copy the deb file to ...
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python-tk package is not recognized?

I've got a small program I've written in python (2.7.3) that I'm moving over to another box. However, when executing this line: from Tkinter import * I get this error; Traceback (most recent call ...
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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 do i install light table?

I am very new to Ubuntu and I plan on learning python for which I need to install light table. I couldn't find any specific instructions anywhere on the net. please provide me the steps in detail. ...
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How to replace/update python-eggtrayicon in 14.04?

I've wrote a pygtk script using python-eggtrayicon but not available in Trusty. However, I've this package installed in my Trusty, because I come from Saucy. How can I replace it? Is it possible to ...
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I replaced pip for python 2 by installing pip3 with easy_install3 pip. How do I get pip to point at python 2's version?

I'm on an Ubuntu 12.04 system and I need to use python3 and pip3. Turns out I shouldn't have installed pip3 with easy_install3, because pip now points to pip3 from pip -V. I have tried reinstalling ...
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Downlaod the latest version of python-pip using apt-get

Ubuntu 12.04 Python 2.7 apt 0.8.16~exp12ubuntu10.17 for amd64 compiled on Jun 13 2014 17:42:13 When I run sudo apt-get install python-pip It installs a a very old version. $ pip --version pip 1.0 ...
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Which user is logged in, with likewise and Ubuntu12.4?

I need to know which user is logged in my computer but with likewise package installed it does not work. I've used the following commands who users psutil.get_users()[with python] in all cases the ...
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SimpleCV Camera and Sound error

I'm using an ubuntu computer, ubuntu desktop version. I'm trying to make a little script, which tells me when my camera sees my face, what the weather is like. This is going to be a bit long. I'll ...
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Can't get buttons to work wx.python (ubuntu 12.04 LTS )

try: import wx except ImportError: print 'Module not found' class Frame(wx.Frame): def __init__(parent,id ): wx.Frame.__init__(self,parent,id,) panel = wx.Panel(self) ...
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maas-pserv main process ended, respawning

I was trying to get MAAS cluster controller running on Ubuntu 14.04 using a clean server install and adding the MAAS package for the cluster-controller manually later. I have another machine running ...
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How to install Python3.3.5 on Ubuntu Server 12.10?

I need Python 3.3.5 on Ubuntu Server 12.10. I want to run apt-get install python3 but I am not sure this will lead to Python3.3.5 version installation. In other words: how can I install the exact ...
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How to install classicmenu-indicator or python-appindicator on Ubuntu 14.04 x64?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64. When I try to install classicmenu-indicator it says about unresolved dependency python-appindicator When I try to install python-appindicator it tries to install ...
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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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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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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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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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python photometry tools

Anybody has experience with photometry? I am trying to use ppt (Python Photometric Toolbox) with no success. I have two branching questions: anybody can suggest a WORKING photometry solution ...
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Cannot open application in Quickly

I'm creating web browser in Quickly. When I am running my application (quickly run) I have errors about gtk. Without the WebKit code it can run. Sorry about my english. Errors: ...
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Python PIP ImportError: No module named encodings

Bonjour, I've just installed pip by doing sudo apt-get install python-pip But I am facing a problem... When I want to download a module (pygame for exemple) it fails by throwing these errors ...
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GEOSEXCEPTION error message

I am quite new to the system. Another employee set up the command that I have been using and part of the return after a my usual system run query is below: File ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute

I am trying to get the depth map of two stereo images. I have taken the code from http://docs.opencv.org/trunk/doc/py_tutorials/py_calib3d/py_depthmap/py_depthmap.html I get the following error: ...
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How to download easygui for python3.3?

I have python 2.7 and python 3.3 in my Ubuntu 13.10 system.I have easygui in-built for python2.7 but not for python3.3.But when I download the zip file of easygui and unzip it and type "python3 ...
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IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied. FEniCS JIT compiler

I keep getting the permission denial error: IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied, when I try running making a function space. I think it it something to do with the JIT compiler. Somehow, all the ...
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gedit R plugin not working after upgrade to 13.10

I recently upgraded to 13.10, and my R plugin for gedit is no longer working. When I go to gedit->preferences->plugins and try to enable "R integration", I have little red error symbol and a message ...
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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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How do I enable CGI execution in the root directory of Apache

I have built an Ubuntu server and need to execute CGI scripts in the root directory. I keep finding tutorials on how to execute them from cgi-bin but that isn't desired in my situation. I've installed ...
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pygame installation for ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Can anyone suggest me how to install the pygame for use in the construction of the graphics games using the python?
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Error using fluidsynth

I installed fluidsynth following the instructions here: http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/fluidsynth/wiki/Download ...which were just sudo apt-get install fluidsynth But get the following error when ...
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Sending UDP packets with `logger` command

I have couple different solutions for running custom syslog server (based on https://gist.github.com/marcelom/4218010). The problem I am facing is that the following command does not send UDP packets ...