Python is an interpreted, general-purpose high-level programming language whose design philosophy emphasizes code readability.

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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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check “newness” / “is-read” of /var/spool/mail/$USER like pam_mail for custom motd script

How can I check with bash or python (preferred) if there are some unread mails in /var/spool/mail/$USER like pam_mail does? I'd like to use this for my own custom motd script, motd.dynamic
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CentOS: Connection reset by Peer error while running python script

For my college project I am building one traffic generation tool using python. I have developed my own linux server and client on Vmware. I am using urllib2 for traffic generation in python. The ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to use Anaconda's python instead of the standard /usr/lib/python…?

I installed Anaconda using instructions provided on the main website, which are similar to those that can be seen here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/505919/installing-anaconda-python-on-ubuntu ...
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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 to execute unix “jobs” command in python environment

I want to know currently running background process by using unix "jobs" command in python environment. I tried using import os os.system('jobs') but it not works for me
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Installing gdal python package inside Python27 Software Collection

I have a Centos 6.6 VM with the Python 2.7 SCL. I have gdal and gdal-devel installed. If I start the scl with sudo scl enable python27 bash and do a pip install gdal it fails on: gcc -pthread ...
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Start GTK apk based on python

How to start application based on python + glade? startx python apk.py doesn't working. I can run application like firefox from text mode -> startx firefox
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uninstall Python installed by compiling source?

I installed Python 2.7.9 on Ubuntu 14.04 by compiling its source, by .configre, make, and make altinstall. make altinstall is because I don't want to overwrite the default Python 2.7.6. My self ...
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How can I set up using a different version of Python from the OS?

my OS (Ubuntu 14.04) uses an older version 2.7.6 of Python as /usr/bin/python which points to /usr/bin/python2.7 I installed a new version 2.7.9 of python as /usr/local/bin/python2.7. In my own ...
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how to execute a bash command in a python script

How can I launch a bash command with multiple args (for example "sudo apt update") from a python script?
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Adding commands in a shell script to add a python module path

I want to modify a linux shell script used to install a python module (setup.sh) to add the folder the an environment variable. This is needed so I can run the python module from a terminal. e.g. ...