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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 to display the name of the current Virtualenv?

I'm using virtualenv, virtualenvwrapper, zsh, oh-my-zsh, terminator, on Crunchbang. I'm trying to display the name of the current virtualenv like so workon example (example)... I've tried many ...
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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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How can I switch between Python 2.7 and 3.4 that are installed on Debian 8 (Jessie)?

I'm using Debian 8.2 (Jessie), and have both Python 2.7 and 3.4 installed. Python 2.7 is the default and that's what is used when I run a Python script or interactively in the Terminal. How can I ...
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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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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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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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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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If I want to create a GUI which displays exactly the same data as TOP command does in LINUX, where do I get the data from?

I found out that I can get the PID(first column) from the /proc/[pid]/stat file, first column. I am not sure where can I find the rest of the attributes. And my guess is we need to calculate the %CPU ...
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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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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 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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Running python script from terminal without .py extension

I want to call a python script script.py from the terminal by simply typing script. Is this possible? If so, how? I know I can avoid typing python script.py by adding #!/usr/bin/env python to the top ...
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Using jq to extract values and format in CSV

I have the below JSON file: { "data": [ { "displayName": "First Name", "rank": 1, "value": "VALUE" }, { "displayName": "Last Name", "rank": 2, ...
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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 to monitor the screen lock/unlock in the Ubuntu 14.04

I need to implement a function that monitors the screen lock/unlock. I referred to the following article: Run script on screen lock/unlock My python script code works fine in Ubuntu 12.04, but it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 manually uninstall urllib, urllib2, requests python packages?

I'm having a problem with urllib, urllib2 and requests, three python libraries. I use Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS and python 2.6.5 (we can use with python) (but I had installed manually, after the problem, ...
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Google App Engine alternative for CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu?

I have written WebRTC Apps which is Python and Google App Engine. Google App Engine is not freely available to use for production release, so I am looking alternative of it for CentOS, Fedora. Can ...
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Make debian package to install python

I have two Python scripts, and I need to package them into a Debian package. I have tried quite a few things with some success. For example, I made a setup.py and then used python-stdeb to create a ...
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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 check if a module or a package is already installed in python3?

Need to verify whether it is installed or not before the program can run.
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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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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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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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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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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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Identify when python script is waiting for a manual input

I'm writing a shell script which executes a Python script. The Python script halts for a manual enter to be provided. However, I don't want to have to press enter each time to the script. Instead, I ...
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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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get values which only occur once in a vector

There is a vector of numbers I have which are in ascending order (it is called t8_) 2 7 8 9 11 15 34 91 91 92 94 The problem is that some numbers happen two times. I don't want to remove them, but ...
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OpenDNS automatic diagnostics

I've contacted OpenDNS support because advertising is not filtered on this site http://www.backpackerboard.co.nz/ They asked me to read these manual instructions OpenDNS Diagnostic Tool: What to ...
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Install newer & older versions of python on debian?

How can I install extra versions of python on Debian (jessie). On Ubuntu I can use the "deadsnakes" PPA which will give me any python version I want, with the version name in the command (e.g. ...
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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 ...