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Profiling memory, disk, cpu, and time from python

I have a workflow, implemented in python, and I would like to profile memory, disk (IO), cpu, and time information in python in an unobtrusive manner. This is NOT a question of profiling code, but ...
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How to monitor the integrity of a script that is running?

I want to make sure a running python script was not modified accidentally by some other process (or cosmic ray, or unexpected developer update). I've heard of comparing a checksum of the script (e.g. ...
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Startup commands in /etc/rc.local won't work

I have a Python program and an nginx/uwsgi/django web setup. I want the program to start with the system, as well as the web server. Here's my /etc/rc.local: crawler_dir=/home/mohammed/git/crawler ...
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Hotmail not receiving emails from a script, but works from the server

I have a working mail server running Debian stable, the following elements are working. SPF DKIM rDNS My IP is not listed in any backlist, I used: mxtoolbox.com for all this. My problem: Sending ...
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Archlinux proper PKGBUILD: Python executable error

In a previous question, I asked about how to write a PKGBUILD to install a binary .deb package. The solution was to extract the contents of the .deb and copy the data to the archlinux package fakeroot,...
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lxml with custom install location for libxml2/libxslt doesn't find correct location

I am using CentOS 6.5 and want to use newer versions of Python, lxml, libxml2 and libxslt2 than what's available from the repos. So I build libxml2, libxslt2 and python 2.7.8 from scratch, and add ...
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Better approach to generating and adding contents to files

I have an input file like below. 1 First one 2 First two 3 First three 3 Second three I am generating 2 output files like below. #FILE1 1 First one 2 First two 3 First three #FILE2 1 ...
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How to import screenlets on Python

(I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with Linux 2.6.32-21-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 16 08:10:02 UTC 2010 i686) For some reason I had updated some Python files (I'm not able to tell which ones, but it was ...
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Cygwin DenyHosts daemon-control file: no such file or directory error

I have been trying to figure out this error and searched everywhere with no luck. I have installed DenyHosts on Cygwin and also the DenyHosts daemon but when I try to start the daemon by typing: ...
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mongodb “hijacking” port

I'm having some trouble with Python HTTP Server and MongoDB. In this case HTTP server represents a REST service providing data from MongoDB. MongoDB is running on default port (27017) at all times. ...
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Modifying installation directories for Python versions

I am groping towards having a documented and ideal environment for me to develop in Python. I am going to utilize virtualenv to do so. I know that I can pass the python version as an argument to ...
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How to resume the ?WATCH command when a USB GPS is reconnected

I have some hacks to ensure that my USB GPS devices continues spitting data if disconnected, then reconnected. The devices are so flaky that they need restarting so as to continue transmitting data. ...
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Python bindings for libtorrent-rasterbar are not working on debian

I'm running Debian 6.0.6 I've downloaded latest version of libtorrent-rasterbar from here: http://code.google.com/p/libtorrent/downloads/detail?name=libtorrent-rasterbar-0.16.6.tar.gz&can=2 and ...
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How do I fix my FastCGI Pinax / Django deployment?

I'm running OSX Lion (posted here because this is a Unix-specific question), and am trying to deploy a Pinax project via FCGI. I have the FastCGI daemon running: $ ps wwaux | grep fcgi jonathan ...
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How do I satisfy the “warnings” Pinax requirement?

I'm trying to build a Pinax virtualenv. I get, on Precise Penguin with 0.7: jonathan@ubuntu:~/Downloads/Pinax-0.7-bundle/scripts$ ./pinax-boot.py ~/virtual New python executable in /home/jonathan/...
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How to access storage device related events with Zeitgeist?

I am trying to get my mind around Zeitgeist, using the Python DBus API. To get the latest accessed files and application is not so hard, here is what I do: #! /usr/bin/env python from zeitgeist....
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Shell script invoking python does not resume on MacOS

I have a shell script that invokes Python on my MacOS. After that invocation completes successfully, the script execution is not continued by terminated: curl "https://s3.amazonaws.com/aws-cli/...
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server load and performance testing

Dears, there are some cluster of servers that are responsible for a telecommunication company databases. the OS's was Linux Redhat installed on bare metal till now, but all the clusters are migrating ...
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My python code does not print histograms in the terminal as designed

I'm using Cygwin64 Terminal to run a Linux putty to conduct scientific analysis. I have little to no experience programming experience. I am trying to run an analysis program to using python code and ...
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Trying to use Python SpeechRecognition on Ubuntu 14.04 but flac-linux-x86 not found

When I try to run the example script audio_transcribe.py on my Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine I get a FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory. The thing is, I can see the exact file ...
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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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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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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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wkhtmltopdf and pdfkit issues in python

Hello I am developing an web with python Flask in a linux server, in doing so I am trying to use pdfkit and wkhtmltopdf. I am using a linux server(ubuntu). In Putty, after logging into my server, at ...
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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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Terminator installed via Homebrew “Incompatible library version”

I've installed Terminator from the homebrew/gui tap, but when I ran it, it raised this error: You need to install the python bindings for gobject, gtk and pango to run Terminator. I edited /usr/...
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Enabling Yum Repos in Python

I have a set of scripts that automatically downloads packages from yum using the internal Python bindings on Centos 7. These work fine until I need to enable a repo during a package download. I've ...
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Write to terminal in Tkinter GUI

I am trying to show the changes in the command line in real time in my Tkinter GUI, I managed to create the GUI and integrate the terminal into it, but I cant bind the buttons with the terminal, my ...
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can't run any python 2 programs due to encoding error

After a system update, I'm not able to run any python 2 program. I get the error. UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf8' codec can't decode byte 0xf6 in position 203: invalid start byte python3 says it uses ...
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Email user temporary code access code when using ssh

I am looking for a way to create my own two factor authentication for ssh. After the user enters the correct login info I would like the terminal to send an email to the user that contains a code ...
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How to install PyGUI for Python3?

I want to install PyGUI for Python3 on Fedora 23. From PyGUI: Linux - requires pygtk (tested with pygtk-2.14.0 and Gtk+-2.14.7). And by going to PyGTK it says: Note: New users are ...
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Thumbor ImportError: No module named thumbor_plugins.optimizers.pngcrush

I'm strugling to properly install Thumbor on a server. I made my regular installation. Tested working at that time (Centos 7, Python 2.7.5) I setup supervisord to manage a deamon for thumbor I got ...
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Installing specific version of python and its dependencies in chroot enviroment

I'm trying to install python from source on chroot environment in CentOS 7.1, If I'm using ./configure --prefix=/chroot but I need to find the dependencies and copy them to chroot directory also, How ...
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Upgrading python to 2.7.11 on Ubuntu 14.04

I've been trying to upgrade my python to 2.7.11 or 3.4 (the latest one) but I'm having doing so. I followed the guide here: Upgrade to Python 2.7.11 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Everything completes fine but ...
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uwsgi , application not found

Ok so I have been trying to find a solution to this for 2 days now but I cannot seem to make much progress. I am running this on a nginx server but that appears to be fine. I copied over a python ...
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Equivalent to OS X's py2app and Windows's py2exe?

I'm writing an application in Python. I don't expect my end users to be particularly tech-savvy, so I'd like to package it up like a familiar native executable. For OS X, that means running it ...
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FreeBSD Selenium PhantomJS - Can not connect to the Service

i am stuck to run PhantomJS with selenium. So i have prepared a FreeBSD Jail and installed phantomjs via ports. whereis phantomjs > phantomjs: /usr/local/bin/phantomjs /usr/ports/lang/phantomjs /...
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wget changes downloaded file size

I'm using wget to download Excel file with xlsx extension. The thing is that when I want to deal with the file using openpyxl, I get the following error: "BadZipfile: File is not a zip file" But when ...
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Email generated with Python stuck in mailq, times out (Debian)

I want to send emails out, originating from my Debian computer. I do NOT want the emails to originate from my gmail account, like in most Python smtplib examples. I called my ISP regarding port 25, ...
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Cronjob python script

I have a python script that parses some html and then writes it to output file. I want that cronjob would execute that python script. When I run this script from command line it works fine (python ...
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Building python with openssl support

I have the following directory structure: nchambers@nchambers-305E4A-305E5A-305E7A:~/mini-bin$ la 2to3 cpp-5.3.0 gcov-5.3.0 grmid-5.3.0 objcopy-2.25.1 ...
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Track command line with timestamps

I want to create a program that audits the command line I/O of a terminal session using its PID. I found out about script command which is pretty much the same to what I want, but the problem is that ...
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problem locating module in ubuntu, visible through Anaconda but not accesible

I have Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Anaconda3 latest version. It has python3.5 which is default for the system now. Some of the programs require using python2.7 which I invoke as follows /usr/bin/...
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OpenStack EC2 API url in API access tab

I want to configure open-stack ec2 API , such that the ec2 API url apears in API access tab in project settings as other urls appear , such as urls for other services. Do i need to install some plug-...
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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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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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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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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 ...