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How do non-interactive programs get the permission to edit files in /etc

I'm writing a program in python that needs to edit some files in /etc. Some system some its own. How do I get those permissions from within the program itself without running sudo as the program ...
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RuntimeError: You need gevent installed to use this worker

I need gevent to run docker-registry but i have this error: Error: class uri 'gevent' invalid or not found: [Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/...
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how to spawn a separate process in the background while running a foreground process

e.g., I want run a python -m HTTPSimpleServer in the background while running a watch in the background python -m HTTPSimpleServer; watch -n (my awesome test command) how can I run both in ...
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How can I rename photos, given the EXIF data?

Let's say I have a bunch of photos, all with correct EXIF information, and the photos are randomly named (because of a problem I had). I have a little program called jhead which gives me the below ...
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Running Python on ChromeOS

Is it possible to run the Python interpreter on a ChromeOS machine? I've found various editors you can use, but I would like the ability to run python applications as well. I would like to purchase ...
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What is wrong with my systemd unit file?

Here is my unit file: [Unit] Description=Backend Service After=mariadb.service Requires=mariadb.service [Service] Type=simple ExecStart=/var/www/html/pythonscripts/Backend.py [Install] Alias=BEd ...
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CentOS: How to force pip to install Django with latest Python 3.5

I'm running CentOS, and it has pre-installed Python 2.6.6. But I want to use Python 3.5, the latest version. So I have installed Python 3.5 on my server. It's working properly. I just compile Python ...
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save outputs and errors to external file from lxterminal

I run compiled python program like this on my linux box (runs automatically after start lxterminal LXDE lxsession autostart): @lxterminal -e sudo /home/user/app.exe > /home/user/app.out 2>&...
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Adding ALSA module in Python in Linux

I have recently started working in linux, I wanted to to add ALSA module in my Python. I have used this, sudo apt-get install libasound2-dev After that I've installed pyalsa package, pyalsa ...
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Systemd Python service not sending all output to syslog

I have a custom service and have explicitly called for all stdout & stderr to be sent to syslog in the config file, however only some of the output appears in both syslog and the journal (they are ...
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Hybrid code in shell scripts. Sharing variables

This answer discusses how to run a multi-line Python snippet from the command line in a terminal. I noticed that the answer works great within shell scripts, even with nested indentation, which is ...
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Program cannot resolve host name if it's started before first successful internet connection

This is related to a stackoverflow post I posted. Basically I have a Python script that I'm running on an embedded system (Buildroot-based). The python script runs on startup, but I cannot guarantee ...
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Why does tar list multiple entries for some files? [duplicate]

In a folder with a single file (image.jpg) I run the following commands $ ls -a . .. image.jpg $ tar cf target.tar image.jpg Listing contents of the archive $ tar tvf target.tar -...
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installing dsc30 - python 2.6 fights back

I'm trying to upgrade some systems to Cassandra 3.x. The installer wants Python(abi) >= 2.7, so I installed it. Still seeing this error: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check --->...
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Running a discord.py, pyenv python 3.5.1 script on an apache2 webserver

I'm running into difficulty getting a python based discord bot to run on my apache2 webserver. I'm using the discord.py api wrapper and I installed python 3.5.1 using pyenv. Here is my code #!/usr/...
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Insert array of years into a list of URLS

I have a list of URLS like the example below. /test/test I also have an array of years [1999, 2000, 2001]. I am trying to find a way to automate the task of printing out a list of URLS with ...
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How to make python3 the default version on WING IDE

I'm new to python and I've been trying to update from python 2 to 3 by doing apt-get install python3 and it installed but when I type python --version on my terminal the version is 2.7.9. How can I ...
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How to setup and use yowsup-cli to to get Whatsapp authentication code?

I've tried following the same way mentioned everywhere, but something is wrong. sudo apt-get install python python-dateutil python-argparse sudo wget https://github.com/tgalal/yowsup/archive/master....
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How to install meld 3.11 in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to get meld 3.11 to work on ubuntu 14.04 I tried following the method below" cd ~ git clone https://git.gnome.org/browse/meld cd meld sudo ln -s ~/meld/bin/meld /usr/bin/meld But ...
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PyOpenCL on Linux Mint: PLATFORM_NOT_FOUND_KHR

I've been trying to get PyOpenCL and PyCUDA running on a Linux Mint machine. I have things installed but the demo scripts fail with the error: pyopencl.cffi_cl.LogicError: clgetplatformids failed: ...
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Trying to get .py scripts running through apache (mod_python) [closed]

All the tutorials say to look for <directory...> </directory>, but I cannot find this in my default 000-default.conf (on my raspberry pi). Can someone explain what I am supposed to do? All ...
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can't find documentation on json.tool [closed]

I can find scattered articles online that use json.tool to produce pretty python, but no clear documentation on usage. I checked docs.python. but there is no formal documentation of json.tool. I ...
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Why won't this bash command run when called by python?

The command $ find ~/foo/ -type f -iname "*.txt" -print0 | parallel -0 cat uses GNU Parallel to print all the .txt files under ~/foo/. I have a python script where I want to call this bash ...
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Why won't MOTD display output from a Python script it calls outside of /etc/update-motd.d/ unless it's in this directory?

The Situation We're running a headless Ubuntu 14.10 Server to fulfill various needs and tests. I was experimenting with changing the MOTD for SSH sessions via /etc/update-motd.d/ so as to display ...
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CentOs7 Python 3.4 Install Method

This post relates to this question where I was asked to explain how I installed python3 on my system. I was attempting to install python3 on my system for development purposes. Something went wrong ...
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Can python extract org-mode tables from org documents?

I'm trying to write some python code that reads specified tables in org mode documents. For example, I have a file ~/foo.org $ cat ~/foo.org #+Title: Example Org Document * Section One Proin quam ...
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How can I get a python script to “remember” user input?

I have a script that asks the user for the path to their desired directory default_path = '/path/to/desired/directory/' user_path = raw_input("Enter new directory [{0}]: ".format(default_path)) or ...
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How to restore initial configuration, files… of python on Linux Mint

Due to a mistake when compiling Python sources (Python 2.7.11), my Python installation is broken. I can solve the problem partially by recompiling the initial version of Python (2.7.6). This solution ...
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Create table with frequency of unique names retrieved from multiple .csv files

I have 32 CSV files containing fetched information from a database. I need to make a frequency table in TSV/CSV format, where the names of the rows are the name of each file, and the names of the ...
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Should we let Python pip overwrite modules that were installed by RPM?

Python pip and many Python modules are provided through the CentOS Linux repos. On CentOS 7.x Linux, I can install pip and pymongo with the standard distribution package manager (yum install python-...
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Make python file accessible from anywhere by all users

I installed a program that requires you to execute a python script like this: python fit_locus.py --help I want to make the file acessible to all users without requiring them to navigate to the ...
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NS-3.25 PyViz visualizer install on CentOS 6.5

I'm installing Network Simulator 3.25 on a CentOS 6.5 machine. In my environment I cannot use any repository, every single packet have to be downloaded from a machine and then transferred to the ...
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bpython installation trouble

I have a problem with bpython: studio@linux:~> sudo pip install bpython==0.15 Requirement already satisfied (use --upgrade to upgrade): bpython==0.15 in /usr/lib/python3.4/site-packages ...
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Python is unable to import OpenSSL

I created a virtual env for a matrix home server installation on a shared hoster. $ virtualenv -p python2.7 /home/tristank/venv/synapse $ source /home/tristank/venv/synapse/bin/activate I installed ...
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How to install linux-gpib Python bindings inside virtual environment?

I'm working on developing Python code to control GPIB devices, and am realizing the more I learn the less I know. So here's my question: I believe I've installed linux-gpib properly, and I have ...
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How to restart the Python script automatically if it is killed or dies

I am running my Python script in the background in my Ubuntu machine (12.04) like this - nohup python testing.py > test.out & Now, it might be possible that at some stage my above Python ...
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How to use vim-slime from within a single tmux session?

I'm trying to integrate ipython and vim through a single tmux session using the popular vim plugin "vim-slime." The problem is that while I can get it to work fine provided that vim is opened in a ...
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Sudo-like remembrance of passwords for own scripts

I have a script which requires a password for authenticating a web service. A single password for a pre-defined user will suffice, and the password should if possible be stored securely (not plain ...
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Where can I practice my Python and Bash scripting? [closed]

I wanted to practice my bash scripting skills and python skills and wanted a good book or a site where I can practice and get excellent skills please. Any recommendations please.
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Including milliseconds in a Script?

sudo hexdump -v -e '1/1 "%02x\n"' /dev/ttyUSB0 | awk '$1=="ed" { getline byte1 getline byte2 number = strtonum("0x" substr(byte2,2,1))+2 data =" ::ED." ...
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playonlinux crashing on Fedora 19

I installed playonlinux using the default repository and when I run the command 'playonlinux' its getting crash and prints this output Traceback (most recent call last): File "mainwindow.py", line ...
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Unable to install SciPy

I need to use the module skimage, which calls the module SciPy (I need to find contours) import numpy from sys import argv from PIL import Image from skimage import measure # Inicialization ...
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python weather script not working [closed]

i am using archlinux with openbox. I created a pipe menu with a python script to get the weather from yahoo. at the begining it worked fine, but then it stopped working. the python file: http://...
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Receiving “Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.” after trying to install python -setuptools and python-pip

I ran "sudo apt-get install python-setuptools python-pip" but I received: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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How to replace a text in a shell executable file (.sh) using Python?

I have xxx.sh file which content is: setsid ./start-meteor.sh >> /home/farah/StudioInstallation/Studio/bricks/platform/log/databricksastro.log 2>&1 < /dev/null & I want to ...
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Start GTK apk based on Python

How to start application based on Python + Glade? startx python apk.py is not working. I can run application like Firefox from text mode: startx firefox
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Pip managed python extending distribution packaged modules

I am looking for recommendations on extending the python library managed by my arbitrary distribution with packages available via PPI. Basically I have been working with a distro managed installation ...
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Modoboa 1.1.1 Deployment Errors

I tried to install modoboa follow this steps: http://modoboa.readthedocs.org/en/latest/getting_started/install.html I installed modoboa with pip install modoboa: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Installing Anaconda on a Chromebook

So I'm not sure if this is the right place for my question since I'm using Chrome OS, but I've put it in developer mode and opened a shell, which looks very reminiscent of a Unix shell. I've never ...
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File permissions while installing a python module

I would like to install sphinx-doc from the sources so I git clone the module then installed it with sudo python setup.py install. Using /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pytz-2016.4-py2.7.egg ...