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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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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Python Access Pidgin Data Structure by Dbus

I recentely started to program in Python and making a script/plugin for Pidgin,i need to access PurpleConversationUiOps and use the has_focus field,based in some examples in documentation of Pidgin i ...
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Huge Python Problem

Preamble: I tried looking up a solution and nothing worked for me. First, when I run the following command $ sudo python --version Python 2.7.5+ Similarly for python2 and 3 $ sudo python2 ...
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Unable to receive the UDP message

I have two PC lets name it EchoPC, and TestPC On the EchoPC a UDP echo server is running. On the TestPC the following server is running: import socket UDP_IP = "" UDP_PORT = 62300 sock = ...
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Is it safe to modify thunderbird mail box from python?

I would like to compare and merge several mail boxes managed by thunderbird (because they contain a lot of duplicated messages). They are in the mbox format. My first idea was to use the standard ...
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How can I add a custom python indicator to the unity-greeter login screen?

I've installed a custom indicator called PRIME Indicator and it shows up in the top panel (next to date time etc) after I login. I would like to show the indicator before login on the unity-greeter ...
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Is it possible to transform sublime text or emacs to something like bpython?

I'm using sublime text 3 and I like it a lot, but maybe a bit more love for bpython. It detects what libraries are installed and has autocompletion for codes that weren't previously written in the ...
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Pyhton is messed up because of setuptools. Help please

I have trouble getting python working right, after a mixup with python setuptools. after this, I cannot run flexget and other programs without getting this error: flexget execute Traceback (most ...
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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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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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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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How to distinguish between identical USB's

I have this system where I have 8 USB RFID readers which I would like to distinguish from one another. Here's a snippet from lsusb Bus 002 Device 011: ID 05fe:1010 Chic Technology Corp. Optical ...
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Install Acire and Python Snippets on Ubuntu 14 ?

Install Acire and Python Snippets This is very old,, do not work on Ubuntu 14! :( http://aciresnippets.wordpress.com/ last news 2010 :) give it a Alternative for Ubuntu 14 ??
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Python GTK: How to stop a function from happening if a checkbox is checked

In my program I have one of those annoying popups that alerts the user to go check the settings. I have a checkbox that if checked, is supposed to never show the popup again. I have no idea how to do ...
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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 to properly install PySide via pyenv?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 with Python 3.3.4, installed via pyenv. Running sudo apt-get install python3-pyside installs PySide in /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/PySide, and I can make a symlink to that ...
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Specify the target directory in a package

I created a package (with dpkk-build and dh_make) from my own program source and got a deb-binary. So far, so good. No if I'd upload the package to my ppa and installed it from there, the program ...
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Canopy Express in Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit doesn't start

I installed the 32-bit version of Canopy Express in my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit machine. I followed the installation guides here. Then when I run the program I get the following dialogue: Permission ...
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Terminal won't print “Refresh” in terminal

I have a slight problem today with my Ubuntu app. I've been following a Youtube tutorial. I've provided the link below with the rest of the links provided to help you find out the cause of the ...
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Python requests SSL version

I am using the python requests module on Ubuntu 13.04. I keep getting the error: requests.exceptions.SSLError: [Errno 1] _ssl.c:504: error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert ...
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How do I install python in wine? I keep getting an error

Please help! I've been searching google, forums, and have yet to find a solution. Here is the output from my terminal: 2013-02-25 12:57:05 (1.01 MB/s) - `pywin32-214.win32-py2.6.exe' saved ...
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How to make Gtk spinbutton symbolic in 12.04 in only a specific application?

I am currently developing an application for Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 systems. My application is completely monochromatic except for the spinbuttons as seen in the screenshot below. This issue ...
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ubuntugis demands a partial upgrade? Is this safe?

I would like to do some GIS in ubuntu. When I use the repo: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable Update manager asks me to do a partial upgrade. The packages it wants to ...
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Is python-augeas missing a dependency on libpython2.7?

When I install python-augeas on a "minimal server" Ubuntu installation of 12.04 LTS, it throws the following import error when I try to use it: # python Python 2.7.3 (default, Aug 1 2012, 05:14:39) ...
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How to refresh unity launcher icons from python

I have written a program that runs from the unity launcher. In my preferences it would be useful for users to change the default icon of the .desktop launcher. I've set it up to change the file, but ...
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How do I use the Discoverer module with pygi GstPbutils?

I'm trying to port some pygtk music player code to pygi which uses gst's discoverer module. from gi.repository import Gst, GstPbutils def on_discovered(discoverer, ismedia): print("%s -- %s" %( ...
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Programming with DBus using PyQt

I'm trying to write a desktop environment that supports the global menu Before I get started with my main task In PyQt I'm trying to get the dbus code to work with QtDBus as a proof of concept. Here's ...
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Uninstall dysfunctional python module

I have installed python module functools via easy_install, and now I cannot uninstall it. When I run python like this python -c 'import functools' I got this error Traceback (most recent call ...
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Installing python libs under Lubuntu 14.10 getting Errors

Hey there I need to install some python packages on my Laptop for work(university). The command they gave us is sudo apt-get install python3 python3-pip python3-pyqt4 python3-tk and pip3 install ...
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Error: PyQt5 requires Qt v5.0 or later

I want to install PyQt5 on Ubuntu 14.04.2. Once downloaded and uncompressed, I run python configure.py as it is mentioned on the previous link. However, it asks me to install QT 5 or later. Which ...
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Alsa problems with python2.7- Unable to open slave

I am using python's module pyaudio to process sound but ALSA returns: ALSA lib pcm_dsnoop.c:618:(snd_pcm_dsnoop_open) unable to open slave ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1022:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open ...
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I can't open software updater and unity tweak tool on Ubuntu14.04

I have a notification nearly every time I try to update. That note 'An error occurred while checking for updates => [TR Language] Güncellemeler denetlenirken bir sorun oluştu.' I can't open software ...
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Messed up “update-notifier-common”-package / debian.deb882 not found

Unfortunately, when attempting to reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer and flasplayer-installer, I got the error that update-notifier-common is not working. According to root@AlkaliMetal:~# dpkg -s ...
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Best way to port PyScripter+GTK programs from Windows to Ubuntu

I have a bunch of small python graphics programs that I developed with PyScripter and GTK on Windows. I was hoping to switch to Ubuntu, but PyScripter is not available in Linux, and Spyder does not ...
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Using pip3-installed python 3 packages when apt-installed packages exist too?

I have numpy 1.8.2 installed in /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages (via apt), and the newest version (1.9.2) installed in /usr/local/lib/python3.4/dist-packages (via pip). Both paths are in sys.path (in ...
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Running Python script in Abaqus in Ubuntu

I am running a python script through the scripting interface in Abaqus. It's a basic script that writes a value from each element from the abaqus simulation into a a text file. The text file is then ...
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If you install anaconda, how can you inactivate the anaconda environment?

I'm currently using Anaconda to get access to a "standard" set of packages on nearly any platform. The issue is, on the linux side of the house, my current approach is to tell the installer to ...
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DistutilsExtra problem

I have installed Python 2.7, setuptools and python-distutils-extra. When I try to run ./setup.py build to compile C I get following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "./setup.py", ...
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Xvfb and scripts on Ubuntu Touch/Phone

Will I be able to run "xvfb" on Ubuntu Touch/Phone? I've read that you can use apt-get and use bash. So will I also be able to run Python scripts which use "Selenium" and "Xvfb" for headless Firefox ...
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Configure Django on Ubuntu Apache subdirectory

I am running apache2 server on Ubuntu 14. Now I want to configure Apache to work with mod_wsgi to run Django on a subdirectory of a domain such as www.abc.com/lab, but I always fail to do that. I ...
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Caffeine crush on start

Caffeine crushes on start: valery@valery-P50-A-K4M:~$ caffeine Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/Xlib/support/unix_connect.py", line 89, in get_socket ...
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Time format operator using logging in python

I need to know the time delta between 2 events. I'm using logging in a script like this: format='%(created)f % (message)s'. This returned me epoch time in seconds BUT in my case time delta ...
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problem installing imagehash ubuntu 14.04

I wanna install python package named imagehash I tried to install with pip but I get exception: Requirement already satisfied (use --upgrade to upgrade): imagehash in ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute python

I am struggling with compiling python 2.7.9 from source and have been advised to ask this question here. While installing python 2.7.9 following the steps described here the following errors ...
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AttributeError: type object 'IP' has no attribute 'SubnetSet'

I'm trying to install OpenVPN access server on a virtual server with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. But I get this error: Use local authentication via internal DB? > Press ENTER for default [no]: Traceback ...
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How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app?

How do I bundle a python interpreter in my qml app? I can not use the system's python interpreter due to the nature of Ubuntu’s new Click Packages, and App-Armour. How do I do this?
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matplotlib xkcd with utf-8 label

In python3 / matplotlib, I'd like a plot with a label: plt.plot(np.sin(np.linspace(1,10)), label='fête') plt.legend(loc='upper left') plt.show() Works great. Now let's try with xkcd mode: ...
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gconf2 and python2.7 fail while installing packages (UbuntuStudio 14.04.1, 32bit)

I am new on AskUbuntu. I experience the following errors when installing new packages. The error log from the terminal is as follows: Setting up gconf2 (3.2.6-0ubuntu2) ... Traceback (most recent ...
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Update Manager doesn't work “ImportError: No module named 'codecs'”

Hello, Dear awesome community Each time I try sudo update-manager it returns Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: Unable to get the locale encoding Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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system-config-printer fails to launch

12.04 system-config-printer fails to launch Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/system-config-printer/system-config-printer.py", line 31, in <module> import gtk File ...