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Why do I receive a “/bin/bash cannot find command” error for an alias?

I am using multiple python, I alias python3 to py: alias py="/opt/python3.4/bin/python3" I want to run python in vim so I write this: map <F9> :call SpecialCompileRun()<CR> func! ...
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Installing VIM with Python support locally without sudo

I'm trying to install VIM with Python support on Linux without sudo, but for some reason VIM always gets installed without python ( -python in vim --version ) I first installed Python locally by ...
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Python now thinks arguments are files: Broken emerge, pip, livestreamer and most tools using Python

For these commands (in both bash and fish): sudo emerge eix emerge eix I get this error: usage: emerge [-h] [--version] [input [input ...]] emerge: error: argument input: can't open 'eix': [Errno ...
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Which language is the “best” for Linux development? C, Go, or Python? [on hold]

When I refer to C, I'm talking about C11 and not ANSI C. Alright so a few months back I got really interested in Linux and played around with Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora, Lubuntu, and a few others. Then for ...
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Can't use apt because python encoding issue

I'm getting a python unicode error every time I try to install or update anything with apt or aptitude, preventing me to update my system. The error I'm getting is the following: File ...
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A file containing exports

I have a file containing the following: export PYTHONPATH=/home/myuser/squish-5.0-xyz/lib export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/home/myuser/squish-5.0-xyz/lib I don't what to place it in my ...
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Cron job is writing the error to error log but fails to write outputs to output log file

I have 2 python codes which i schedule using cron. My codes actually runs from 10:30am to 4:20pm everyday. from 10:30am to 11:00am my codes outputs 2-3 lines every minute and after that they start ...
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How can i fix the following gmp library dependency error while trying to install Charm?

I am trying to install Charm crypto python framework in ubuntu 11.04 with python 2.7. Requirements say that i should have gmp installed 5.*. I have successfully installed gmp lib and i have run all ...
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How do I set an environment variable in the shell to be result of python script? [duplicate]

If I run export TEST=script.py echo $TEST It outputs script.py script.py code: return 5 can TEST be set to 5? Obviously script will do something in future not just return a number
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Checking desktop environment from command line

I am using SSH to login into my Linux RedHat server from my Windows machine. I want to create a GUI in python on the server but I am not sure if there exists any Desktop environment on the server. I ...
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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 ...
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Getting Python errors whenever I try to use terminal in Linux Mint

I've had Mint installed as a dual boot on my laptop for some time. I use it as my dev environment, for desktop and web related coding. I recently started getting errors which have rendered my terminal ...
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Python script run while screen is locked

I have a python script which seems to be failing to continue running its while True: ... sleep() loop my code is at http://github.com/xdaimon/xdaimonConky What happens is I autostart python on ...
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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 ...
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My Python program generates an HTML page; how do I display a .jpg that's in the same directory? [migrated]

The generated HTML page works fine for text. But does not find the file and displays the alt text instead. I know the HTML works because "view source" in the browser can be copied into a file, which ...
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Recommend a Python book [closed]

I'm a Linux system administrator and will be learning Python. I'm a ksh/bash expert. I never became good at perl, so I don't want a book oriented to perl programmers. What book would you recommend I ...
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Python equivalnt for a dbq? [migrated]

With bash I can extract the whole database with this command: DataBaseQuery="SELECT * FROM my_database_list.database" mysql -uUSER -p'PASSWORD'<< EndOfFile $DataBaseQuery EndOfFile What ...
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How to get scapy to sniff on the correct interface?

The sniff function in scapy in python2.7 worked fine before upgrading my linux Operating System. from scapy.all import * client_mac="c4:3d:c7:8f:03:19" wlan_mac="00:c0:ca:6d:ac:fa" ...
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qmake error when installing PyQt5

I'm trying to install PyQt5 for python3 from source files. I install SIP correctly. Then when I want to prepare the make file for installing PyQt, I get this error: #python3 configure.py Error: ...
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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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How to run a Python script in Makefile

I want to write a Makefile to find specific files and run a Python script on each file. The Python script accepts sys.stdin input. find $(W)/$(OVE) -name "*.xml" -print | \ while read x ; do \ cat ...
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Why can't I load modules while executing my bash script, but only when sourcing it?

I am using modules to control the packages on my system and I have python/2.7.2 installed as a module. I have simple python executable python_exe.py which I am going to call from a simple 'driving' ...
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Local system doesn't forward to intended port defined in OpenShift proxy app

I've set up a proxy server via OpenShift based on this tutorial and used a few days by forwarding my local system's ports to remote app's ports: $ rhc port-forward AppName The result in the proper ...
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how to retreive all income information from serial port /dev/ttyUSB0 with python an pexpect

i'im trying to write a script in order to automate firmware flashing with commotion wireless router when using serial: import serial import sys import time ser = ...
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Incorrect installation of python-2.7.2 - cannot use zlib

I am installing python 2.7.2 from Python-2.7.2.tar on Linux Ubuntu-14.04. I untar it, then ./configure --prefix=/apps/python/install/2.7.2. I then make and get : Python build finished, but the ...
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Installing python modules for python2.6

On my CentOS 5.8 system (el5 , 64bit), I had python2.4 after OS install and I installed python2.6 now. Now I want to install python modules using yum. But whenever I install a new python module it ...
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Filter packets by mac address and “EAP” in scapy

Is there a way to filter packets by mac address and "EAP" protocol using scapy in python? this is my sniff command line: sniff(iface="mon0",prn=lambda x: x.summary())
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Clone Python from one linux machine to another

I want to run some of my python scripts on my new Linux (Centos 6.5) machine that I developed on another Linux machine (also Centos 6.5). But my problem is that my new machine is not having internet ...
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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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installing eric5 in CentOS 6.4

I am trying to install Eric Python IDE 5 in my CentOS 6.4. The problem here is even I have installed PyQT4 its again saying that module is missing. what I am supposed to do ? here is the terminal log ...
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“SyntaxError: invalid syntax” on File “goslate.py”, line 222 while installing goslate using pip

I fail to install goslate with sudo pip install goslate. Log of error message is below. What I am missing? Or what is my computer (Debian) missing? It is possible to install the package in Python 2, ...
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Debian Stable (“wheezy”): was trying to build Python 3.4, and I ran sudo make install — am I in trouble now?

So, I wanted to run Python 3.4.x inside a virtualenv virtual environment. I learned that the first step should be to build Python 3.4.x. I was doing so in /usr/bin/Python3.4.x (a folder I created), ...
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How to get diff time from kernel input keyboard events(from key pressed to release)? [migrated]

I'm trying to write a Python code to capture events from /dev/input/event* on linux. With the events I want to filter event type, event value, event code and time(tv_sec and tv_usec). PROBLEM: With ...
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Are there any Packet Sniffing tools other than scapy in python?

Are there any packet sniffing tools other than scapy in python3x that does the following: sniff packets without being connected to a network show packet structure, example fields/tags and their hex ...
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“socket.error: [Errno 99] Cannot assign requested address” in python

I tried creating an ICMP network sniffer as follows: import socket,os host="192.168.1.7" #create a socket protocol socket_protocol=socket.IPPROTO_ICMP sniffer = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, ...
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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 ...
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Can't install python because of zypper conflict

I have a virtual machine I just set up. I'm running a completely fresh install of OpenSUSE (with online updates from yast). At the terminal I tried to run python: $ python bash: python: command not ...
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Recommended way of installing python packages on Arch

What's the recommended way of installing python packages on Arch? Searching for them on the AUR and installing them from there (or create a PKGBUILD file to make a package yourself) or using pip? I ...
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Python embedded in bash not working [migrated]

I want to embed a small python script inside a bash script so that I can send a json object to a socket. I have tried the following code: python -c "$(cat << 'EOF' import socket import json ...
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Process Being Killed due to low swap

I'm running a python (2.7) script on mac osx yosemite. The script is fairly computationally intensive, certainly bumping up against my machine's RAM limitations. The computer crashes and restarts ...
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Yum Corrupted on RHEL 6

I really need help. I am encountering the issue with my yum command. It seems to be exactly the same as the issue described on this site, Yum corrupted on CentOS 6.2, Problem importing one the python ...
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Trigger a graphic window during kickstart

I have built some custom centOS instalaltion CD with the help of anaconda and kickstart, nothing really exciting here, everything is working fine, packet are installed, pre and post installation ...
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Opening a TCP port in Linux

I am trying to establish a TCP socket between my linux server and my client running on my laptop. The TCP server code I am running is, from socket import * HOST = '' PORT = 1999 ...
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Can I connect to Multiple Bluetooth devices using a Bluetooth dongle?

I am using a usb bluetooth adapter on my PI 2 , which communicates to an arduino using HC-06 Bluetooth module. This script runs to connect to that module: #! /usr/bin/python import serial from ...
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Catch/diagnose user process being killed - Inexplicably logged out automatically

Context: I'm using bash in Mac OSX Yosemite. Problem: I'm executing a (python) script that I expect to use alot of resources and take a few hours to run, redirecting stdout and stderr to a log file. ...
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Does python has a Key Derivation Function (kdf) module used in Wifi Protected Setup (WPS)?

I have tried browsing python's documentation website to determine if there is a Key Derivation Function (kdf) module. The kdf is a function used in the Wifi Protected Setup (WPS) to generate keys for ...
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Create new TCP Connection for every http requests in Python [migrated]

For my college project I am trying to develop a python based traffic generator.I have created 2 CentOS machines on vmware and I am using 1 as my client and 1 as my server machine. I have used IP ...
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Why won't my python scripts run without the python command when moved from Windows to Linux? [duplicate]

I have some Python files that I wrote on my Windows PC and then sent over to a Linux machine using pscp. They work as intended on Windows, but when I try to execute them on the Linux machine, I always ...
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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 ...
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Control TCP Connections in Python

For my college project I am trying to develop a python based traffic generator.I have created 2 CentOS machines on vmware and I am using 1 as my client and 1 as my server machine. I have used IP ...