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Installing Dependency for epel from yum update on Centos 6.5

I think that I'm not quite understanding where epel repo reads dependency for a python update. For example when I run sudo yum update I get the below and then successfully run pip install requests and ...
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why does setgid permission on an SO cause failures?

When I load a particular version of Python on a server, I get the following error: python: error while loading shared libraries: libpython2.7.so.1.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file ...
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How to install Python module dependencies from my RPM?

I have an application that I am packaging as an RPM and installing on CentOS 7. When I install the RPM I want it to install some compiled binaries as well as some Python modules with their ...
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How do I replace my “base system shell” with IPython?

I'd like to replace bash with IPython on my system, so that even files like .profile are in Python rather than shell script. I have some confusion on the topic, even though asking a few questions on ...
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.profile is written in shell script — can I instead make my system understand that I want it to execute a Python script instead?

I get Python. I don't get shell script. I could learn shell script, but I would rather not if I can use Python in its place. A good place for me to start would be the .profile script. Currently, for ...
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Python 26 pkg missing in CentOS 5

Getting following error while accessing :--- --> Missing Dependency: python26 is needed by package ambari-server-1.2.3.7-1.noarch (Updates-ambari-1.2.3.7) Error: Missing Dependency: python26 is ...
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How do I emulate a virtual keyboard with an arbitrary character set?

I am writing a couple applications that change how your keyboard works. (One that allows key-chording, and another that allows you to say syllables out loud to type individual characters.) The ...
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Apache2 custom errorLogger buffer

I'm currently using this: ErrorLog "|/var/www/HClogger.py >> /var/log/apache2/web-error.log" This allows me to have a file log, but also send the log to a HipChat room. The script is: ...
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Reading Serial Data with Python

I am trying to read a line of serial data from a MaxBotix sonar sensor with Python. The sensor spits out R0300 The integers after the "R" are the distance read in millimeters. I am trying to write a ...
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Unable to use source command within python script [closed]

I basically want to set path for some of the variables in Unix. But the source command does not work here. Any suggestions of the same?
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What is “site specific” data?

I have heard references in the FHS to "site-specific" data. Python also has the notion of "site packages". In FHS, is "site" just a general term for an instance of someone using an FHS filesystem? ...
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Unable to run Sugar on Arch Linux due to PyGIWarning

Installing Sugar environment on Arch. I just installed a fresh Arch Linux just to run Sugar on it. After downloading sugar from AUR using yaourt -S sugar I wanted to run Sugar using sugar-runner ...
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Does file directory/folder your code is in matter when using python3 modules ? I had an Issue

I am asking as lately while doing python GUI programing I installed tkinter by doing apt-get install python3-tk everything went well and when I opened python3 console while I was in the following ...
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Cron does not execute my Python script [closed]

I'm trying without success to execute a Python script using cron on a Debian Jessie Raspberry Pi. I can execute the script manually, but it fails to execute with cron. Here's what crontab -l shows: ...
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save output of a python script to a text file

how can i save output of this python script to a text file? this is a KMS server which clients connect to it and activates their windows or office. i wanted to save the log in a text file. I should ...
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ImportError python script

import requests File "/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/requests-2.7.0-py2.7.egg/requests/__init__.py", line 58, in <module> from . import utils File ...
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Random files selector in filesystem

Context : In order to test some backup process which are supposed to work all nights, i want to select a random files on a large amount of datas. (Around 7 millions of files. This is a NFS server with ...
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Where is the actual executable of LiveUSB-Creator located on Fedora?

I don't really know how to phrase this question any better, so let's go with an example: I installed liveusb-creator on my Fedora a while ago and I wonder where the files it executes are located. I ...
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Saving process output to a file in systemd unit file

I created a systemd file unit (Centos 7) and I wanted to save the Python output to a file but the service won't start with the below code. [root@static ~]# cat /etc/systemd/system/pykms.service ...
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OpenCV for python

I am having some issues with importing cv2.cv inside of python2.7. I installed opencv2 and 3 from source (using make and make install) however when running "import cv2.cv" I am still told no module is ...
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Broken pip3.1 install

I just installed pip3 on my Debian and it return a python error every time I try to use it. I installed it like this : apt-get install python3-setuptools easy_install3 pip my version of pip : # ...
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VIM with Python - Multiple # do not get colored as a comment

Something changed on my system and now VIM screws up syntax highlighting of commented lines. This makes having 'debug' lines very difficult as it looks like the line is still active based on the ...
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How to rename bulk of jpg files to png using convert

Let's say I have a bunch of .jpg files which I want to convert to .png. The file structure is as follow: 00-01.jpg 00-02.jpg 00-03.jpg 00-04.jpg 00-05a.jpg 00-05b.jpg 01-01.jpg 01-02.jpg ...
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Is it possible somehow to tell if a laptop is moved in a bash or python script?

I'm trying to figure out if there's a way to use a bash or python script to tell if my laptop gets moved. I had the idea of using wifi signal strength to do it, but the problem with that is that you ...
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How to validate server credentials in python

I'm new to python scripting. This is my sample script import pexpect import getpass import sys host = sys.argv[1] user = sys.argv[2] password = sys.argv[3] child = pexpect.spawn("ssh -l %s %s ...
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Rsync two “filepath” found by find commands [closed]

Original file /001day/backup/001m/name_test_v1.txt Destination file /001date/003m/name_test_v12.txt Method 1 rsync -av --progress /001day/backup/001m/ /001date/003m/ Method 2 ...
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How do I run a Python script on my web server

Hi I'm new to python programming. I have written python script and calling it in shell script. I want to run my script on my server that is hosted through somedomian.com I have tried by following ...
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is there a way to get the url from current tab in google-chrome?

I used to do that on firefox using a python command, but recently something changed and I can't get the URL anymore! What used to work with firefox: #!/bin/bash current_tab_num () { python2 ...
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How to programmatically add new crontab file without replacing previous one

I am working on a small home automation project using raspberry pi (OS -Raspbian). I want to know how to add more than one crontab file using python-crontab module without replacing the previous ...
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import: unable to open X server `' @ error/import.c/ImportImageCommand/361

I am trying to run a python script to generate heatmap and clustering dendrogram. But I got an error message saying : import: unable to open X server @ error/import.c/ImportImageCommand/361 I am a ...
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CGI error while trying to retrieve from sqlite3

I am trying to build a very simple login page, which asks the user for his register_no, username and password. And when he presses the submit button. I am trying to check whether it is an existing ...
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Why did this program install into ~/.local/bin … thats the first time I have seen that happen?

Why did this program install into ~/.local/bin ... thats the first time I have seen that happen? When I install this "Taurus Blazemeter 'bzt'" program, it ends up being installed into ~/.local/bin ...
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Can't run python libraries due to python 2/3 issues

I am running on a fresh install of OpenSUSE 13.2 tumbleweed which comes with python2.7 and python3.4. I am continually having problems running any python based libs in getting the following error ...
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How to compile Python with (Active)Tcl 8.6?

I'm trying to compile Python 3.5.0 on CentOS 6 with Tcl 8.6. I did ./configure --with-tcltk-includes=I/opt/ActiveTcl-8.6/include --with-tcltk-libs=L/opt/ActiveTcl-8.6/libs ...
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Why can't this Python script access XDisplay from Root terminal?

I need to run this Python script as below because it needs access to user's xdisplay: DISPLAY=:0 XAUTHORITY=/home/<USER>/.Xauthority su <USER> -c "python-script" The command above has no ...
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How to install Python on CentOS without root privileges?

For some reasons, I need to install Python on CentOS without root privileges. Since without root, one cannot use yum to install packages, so I tried ./configure --prefix=$HOME/tools/python make make ...
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unknown type name 'ffi_closure' while installing Python Ctypes

On my Media box I am trying to install python ctypes (needed to run some applications). When trying to install the package (via pip, easy_install or manually) I get the following error: unknown type ...
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Set Path for all Users (Login and Non-login Shells)

Ok. So, I'm used to Ubuntu and CentOS more than redhat, so I'm hoping there's some obvious solution to this that I'm missing. I've installed Anaconda (Python). I've placed it in: /opt/anaconda3 I ...
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Best practice to update own application

We're developing app for raspberry PI in python. We don't have much experience deploying apps in linux and we need to figure out how to update this app after releasing. We came up with 2 ways: make ...
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what could be the reasons for shell scripts kill itself?

I have shell scripts like #!/bin/bash while true;do #Code HERE! #Pushing Data to DB echo "Data to DB"> /root/schip.log 2>&1 done This is script is continuously running and ...
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What does Requires: Python(package) do for RHEL spec files?

I'm packaging some Python packages currently without RPMs, and some of those depend on others that I'm packaging. While packaging I noticed a format where people do: Require: python(pkg-name), but ...
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Execute shell commands in Python

I'm currently studying penetration testing and Python programming. I just want to know how I would go about executing a Linux command in Python. The commands I want to execute are: echo 1 > ...
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why md5 encrypted password insert into php ldap admin extra {md5}

I am using python script to inter encrypted password into php ldap admin but the problem I am facing is LDAP add extra {md5} before the encrypted password, I simulated the code by creating two files ...
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What is posix, and how can I elevate my permissions using python? [closed]

I was wondering if I could elevate my permissions on a chromebook with the os posix using a python script. I was not given the administrative permissions when I was given the laptop for college.
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Is it possible to pass arguments into a Python script?

I know how to pass arguments into a shell script. These arguments are declared in AWS datapipeline and passed through. This is what a shell script would look like: firstarg=$1 secondarg=$2 How do I ...
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How to install python on debian? [closed]

I'm new to Linux, so I don't know a lot of things, and I want to know how can I download and install python on my linux VPS (with SSH access).
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Encountered “error: command 'c++' failed with exit status 1” while trying to install pymedia in ubuntu

I'm trying to install pymedia in ubuntu to run scripts using python 2.7. So, I tracked down the dependencies and got them installed : sudo apt-get install python-dev libogg-dev libvorbis-dev ...
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I want to merge CSV files to one Excel workbook in different sheets. I want each file in one sheet with the CSV file name as sheet name [duplicate]

input: 1-example.csv a b c 2-example.csv 1 2 3 output: output.csv/.xls sheet1-data(1-example.csv) sheet2-data(2-example.csv) a 1 b ...
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Why do I have so many python versions on my mac?

I'd like to get into scipy and first setup my macbook air for python development. The problem is I have many different versions of python installed - here is what I get when bash autocompletes "pyth": ...
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Python 3.4 & 3.5 glitch

I recently installed Python 3.5 from source code on elementary OS Freya. Without removing Python 3.4. For some time things ran fine, later they turned nasty. for example pip installs the packages at ...