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DD-wrt serial messages [closed]

Since I recently bricked my WDR3600 by accidentally flashing wrong firmware with mdt I had to do some soldering to make serial work. Since the window to entering bootloader cmd was really short I ...
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Python psutil version conflict for Terminator on Centos 7

This issue started after latest updates installation, probably in last 2-3 days. When I try to open Terminator I get error, Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/terminator", line 23, ...
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How can I replace bash with Python?

According to the accepted answer for this SO question: , Python can make a great bash replacement. My question then, is this: how do I go about seamlessly make the switch? I think the main thing to ...
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How do I activate Xorg record module on Raspbian?

I'm trying to automate some tests on my RaspberryPi and I'm using python's pymouse to perform some emulated clicks. On my Debian it works fine, but when it comes to Raspbian it keeps failing with this ...
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Is it normal that I need u+w to set extended filesystem attributes?

I noticed that on panfs, Python's copystat fails when the source file does not have the u+w permission bit set; setting attributes fails with Permission denied command line equivalent: (attr_set: ...
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How do I calculate the column percentage of a file?

I have a tsv file that contains some values. I want the sum of each column and total number of values and percentage values. Eg: file.tsv contains x 1 1 0 1 x x 1 x ...
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Fatal Python error: pycurl: libcurl link-time version is older than compile-time version

When updating yum via sudo on our (Amazon Linux) server, I get the following error: Fatal Python error: pycurl: libcurl link-time version is older than compile-time version I find the following ...
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Start my webpy server using supervisor

I am trying to start my python web.py server at boot, but I am having difficulties getting it running by itself. I have a config-file like the following. It's basically the sample file with an added ...
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How to install the latest Python version on Debian separately or upgrade?

I'm still new to Linux, so I'm still trying to understand where executables and their libraries are and how to install packages, so I have Debian Wheezy 7.3 which has these Python versions: Python 2....
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How to change the working directory for a shell script

I have a Python script that looks files up in a relative directory. For example: the Python script is in /home/username/projectname/. I have a file that is being called within the Python script that ...
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How to compile C Extension for Python

I am attempting to install https://github.com/lthiery/SPI-Py (on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian) by running sudo python setup.py install This fails with error spi.c:20:20: fatal error: Python.h: No ...
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Help me repair my python - I think dpkg has to be reset (very tricky issue)

first question in Unix & Linux - I really hope, someone can help... Summary (TL;DR) On my Kubuntu 14.4 (which has python 2.7.6 as standard) my python is broken after I tried to install python 2....
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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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Create Multiple libvirt Volumes From One XML File

I'm using libvirt's virsh vol-create command to create multiple volumes. I've started using Jinja2 templates to help with automating the task for a specific application. In my case, it would help ...
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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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How to use a tty as a sound device for pjsua?

I have a bi-directional PCM device that appears as /dev/ttyUSBxx. It provides and consumes 16-bit linear PCM at 8KHz (though that can be changed to u-LAW or a-LAW). I would like to use the device in ...
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How / Is it possible to install python in a portable way?

I'm working on a python script which takes care to migrate a mysql database with a certain schema / structure, into a postgresql database with a different structure. During the development phase I ...
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How do I install Python in Linux with no Internet access?

Part 1 I have CentOS with no Internet access. I have a docker container based on Ubuntu. I want to install Python inside the Docker container. I downloaded some .deb files for installing Python 2.7....
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Pitfalls to symlinking python2.7 to python?

I have a CentOS 6.7 machine with the "system" python (2.6.6) installed from an RPM at /usr/bin/python. We installed an additional version installed from source (2.7.11) used for development purposes ...
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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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No module named yum

I am facing errors while running any yum commands on centos 7 system No module named yum Please install a package which provides this module, or verify that the module is installed correctly. It's ...
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Online state change

Are there ready script in bash or python which pings target and reports only online state change? Also would nice to have average time between failures.
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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 do I use GNOME Keyring with Python Keyring in virtual environment?

I have written a Python script that I would like to run in the background on my Raspberry Pi. The script makes use of the Python module Keyring (link), which is used to access a keyring backend to ...
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Can't import wx even after installing python-wxgtk2.8

I am running Linux Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and am trying to install wxPython so I can develop GUIs on python. I have python 2.7 and 3 installed but 2.7 in default. I have installed wxPython as recommended ...
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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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Creating a self-contained installation file for pymssql for CentOS

I'm trying to deploy a Python application on a machine that due to system and organisation requirements can't have gcc installed on it, so I need to create a self-contained installation file for ...
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csvkit Permission denied

I am on Mac and installed csvkit. When I run csvlook, I get a traceback with the following error message: IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/Library /Pythong/2.7/site-packages/...
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How do I get 'realpath' to find my symbolic link?

I am on MacOSX using bash as my shell. I have symbolic link, created like this: ln -s /usr/bin/python python2 I have a package that uses python2 and I want to create a symbol link in my current ...
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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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Software Center not opening in Linux Mint

I'm a Linux Mint 14 user. I'm not able to open the software center. $ software-center ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/software-center/...
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Shell scripting : want to login on some server, which are in same domain and execute command and exit

I have 10 unix servers, I want to log into them one by one, execute 4-5 lines of code, save the output and exit. For Example: 10 serves: Intially at xyz server Login in server 1 --> execute 4-5 ...
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Wait until gnome-terminal ends

I'm trying to implement a script who runs four terminal window in parallel using this function gnome-terminal -e sh -c "python scraper.py". I would like to know if there's a way to wait until each ...
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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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Unknown media type error while installing

I'm trying to install gmate on fedora 23 First, it require some packages: pywebkitgtk, python-sexy, python-inotify and ack Installing them without any problems: [root@host gmate] # dnf install ...
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piping python variable value to bash script (inside python script)

After years of bash scripting I've been given the task of modifying a python script to have it call a shell script when certain conditions are met. That part wasn't too bad, but now I'm trying to ...
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Centos 5.11 No module named yum [closed]

I'm running Centos 5.11 and I installed python 2.7 (replacing 2.4) I soon found out that yum won't work with 2.7, as expected if I put python -V it shows Python 2.7. My classmate did a snapshot of ...
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Trouble installing lxml with custom install location for libxml2/libxslt

I am attempting to install a python module called lxml to my account on a supercomputer running RHEL. I do NOT have root access or super user status. lxml requires the dev/devel versions of libxml2 ...
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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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placing words corresponding to a key in a singe row

I have a symbol table of the form (key-value pairs) 01 aaluu desii 01 aaluu cipsa 01 amaruuda ilaahabaadii 02 hai 02 nahii 02 txamaatxara To start with, I am supposed to place words(...
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Jenkins, Python and root

I am trying to run Python unittest as part of a Jenkins build. My build was failing as follows: + export PYTHONPATH=/usr/lib/python2.7:/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages:/var/lib/jenkins/jobs/...
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Running Python application on boot through init.d script

I am trying to start an Python application on a Debian based OS that is running on a router. This application comes prebundled with site-packages and a python binary. Like a virtual environment. The ...
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Need some support on Python for string append/replacement

I am writing a python script to replace/append certain strings with their equivalents.. Actual string: Name = "com.icon.t2p" Object = "/com/icon/t2p/host" Expected Output : Name = "com.icon....
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Which is more expensive, shell command or manipulating file in python?

docker ps which gives the LIST of running dockers with <ID> <name> <port> etc. We can get the same info in /var/lib/docker/containers/<ID>/config.json. (Here ID is same in ...
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how to find default SMTP server name?

I have a python script which uses smtplib to send out an email. I am not sure what to use for mail server name in the smtplib.SMTP initialization. On my test server I use the below and it works fine. ...
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Extract Strings from Web Log file

Given a file containing web access logs for a YouTube video, every line is a hit and is in the format. 62.172.72.131 - - [02/Jan/2003:02:06:41 -0700] "GET /random/html/riaa_hacked/ HTTP/1.0" 200 ...
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Python installation fails in chroot

I tried to install Miniconda Python in a chroot: chroot $1 wget -q https://repo.continuum.io/miniconda/Miniconda3-3.19.0-Linux-x86_64.sh -O /tmp/miniconda.sh ...
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“except (IOError, OSError), e: SyntaxError: invalid syntax” when configuring python-lockfile

I am having trouble installing any new packages in Ubuntu because of python. I tried sudo apt-get install python3 python3-dev but I am getting the following output :: dpkg: error processing python-...
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Program run from udev cannot open a window [duplicate]

I have a script, written in python: #!/usr/bin/python3 from tkinter import messagebox variable = messagebox.showinfo('title', 'question') This python script does nothing else than showing a message ...