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How to workaround bootstrap.pypa.io while installing openstack? It's not available

I am trying to install openstack first time, as described on official website http://docs.openstack.org/developer/devstack/ bootstrap.pypa.io is not available (i am not able to ping it). It is ...
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Pip install keeps throwing odd “ImportError”

I've been trying to install a few packages using pip and pyudev keeps throwing an import error. I have no idea where why it's only happening in pyudev. It installs just fine on my other computer. Here ...
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How can I install ipython with pip3?

I just did the following with no problem: brew install python3 pip3 install numpy pip3 install scipy But when trying: pip3 install ipython I get: Exception: Traceback (most recent call ...
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pip not finding packages from pypi.python.org

I'm running pip v1.5.6 that comes with python installed via homebrew, on OSX 10.11 When running pip install emo for example, I get: Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement emo ...
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pip not working on terminal prompt, but pip3 is

I am very new to python and pip, and taking online courses. It is not a major issue (but want to understand why it is the case). Why I type in pip I get: Dhruv’s MacBook Pro:~ dhruv$ pip -bash: ...
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How to preserve files downloaded by pip after failed installation?

If pip install a_package fails (e.g. pip install matplotlib in setuptools isn't new enough), the next invokation of pip install my_package causes the file to be downloaded again instead of just ...
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Cannot install matplotlib in cygwin (freetype issue)

It would be really nice to have matplotlib in my cygwin environment. I have 64-bit Windows 8 with 64-bit cygwin. When I type: pip install matplotlib I get whe following error message: * The ...
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Running (not installing - installed already) pip on windows

I have installed PIP successfully on Windows. However, the only instructions I see to run appear to be of the format $ pip install xxxx - which I take to be Linux command line I'm on Windows 8. I ...
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pip install python winerror 10054

Been trying to pip install selenium keep getting these same errors, but its not just selenium its any package. I believe it maybe a firewall issue because I am trying to install this on a workstation ...
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python3-pip installed but pip3 command not found?

I am testing a Python3 program in several computers. To do that, I need to install a library of Python with pip3. So first, I was installing python3-pip in each computer (everyone is running a ...
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installing wxpython via pip or easy_install

I am running into some problems installing wxpython using pip. Here is my current output: [myuserid]% sudo pip install wxpython Downloading/unpacking wxpython Downloading ...
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No uWSGI alarm plugins when installed into a virtualenv with pip

I've been attempting to use uWSGI alarm plugins in a virtualenv to no avail. $ uwsgi --plugin plugins/alarm_xmpp --alarm "jabber xmpp:foo@example.com;password;bar@example.com" ...
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su- no password entry for user? installing powerline with pip

I am trying to install Powerline using pip to do the installation. I'm installing in to /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/powerline using the su -c "pip install github******" and get the response ...
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How to run pip in non-interactive mode?

Most of tools I'm using have some mode (often ON by default) where they ask me zero questions while running the command. apt-get is an example close to pip. There's -y option which makes it ...
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Pip installs on Archlinux fails to build egg

I was trying to install nltk on my Archlinux server but it repeatedly fails with the following error output /usr/lib/python3.3/distutils/dist.py:257: UserWarning: Unknown distribution option: ...
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Can't use pip after download?

This is how I downloaded pip: - I installed https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py and placed it in the Scripts sub directory of Python. - Then I ensured that the Scripts sub directory was a part ...
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cannot install matplotlib, freetype2 headers are ignored

I want to install matplotlib via pip. There is a problem with freetype2.h REQUIRED DEPENDENCIES numpy: 1.6.2 freetype2: found, but unknown version (no pkg-config) ...
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How to install the library netifaces for Python3 in Ubuntu 12.04?

I made a program in Python3 which uses the package netifaces, I installed it with pip3 in two computers which had Ubuntu 13.04 and Ubuntu 13.10. However, I need to install it in other computer which ...
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Pip SSL certificates fail with sudo but not in su

When I pip install, I can download the package, but I have a failure in writing to files that are only accessible with privileged access. This is expected behavior. When I sudo pip install, I have an ...
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PyV8 failing to install with pip, does not compile in Fedora 20

I am having the exact same issue as here: https://code.google.com/p/pyv8/issues/detail?id=132, but answer didn't work either. I am trying to install PyV8 using pip in Fedora 20. I get this: $ pip ...
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pip: which pip.conf will be used?

Commonly used to install python packages sudo pip install <package> To use a different repo, I edited ~/.pip/pip.conf [global] index-url = http://<hostname>/simple That works on my ...
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Appropriate place to store custom Python modules on Linux

I am trying to understand where and how are Python packages installed and stored on Linux and find the best location to store them. My repo is Debian Wheezy. I would like to store all my custom ...
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Can I properly change pip-2.7 command to pip?

Basically trouble is that I have pip-2.7 command in terminal but not pip. First thought was sudo port select --list pip will help, but it doesn't even has that group Romans-iMac:~ holms$ sudo port ...
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Is giving myself write permission on my Python `site-packages` directory a way to avoid `sudo pip` risks?

I understand that there are security risks involved in installing pip under sudo, but for various reasons I would like to continue installing my packages in site-packages (on OSX 10.9), which ...
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How to install pip and easy_install on CentOS

I tried to install pip and easy_install on my CentOS but could not find them. How can I install them? Also, I have two versions of Python, 2.4 and 2.7. How will pip make sure to link newly installed ...
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pip install fails on guest Linux Mint 15

On my Windows 7 PC, I installed VMware VM for Linux Mint 15. Windows PC is behind corporate firewall /proxy server. Now inside Linux I issued: sudo apt-get install python-virtualenv Then created ...
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How to install an older version of Firefox easily?

I am an Ubuntu user and I would like to have an older version of Firefox on my system (to enable TiddlyWiki to write to my file system). I found in Internet the sequence of steps for installation of ...
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Extremely slow pypi package retrieval with i.e. pip

Finding python packages using tools such as pip or easy_install takes very long, up to ten minutes, on my local desktop running Ubuntu 12.10. The same procedures are lightning fast on my cloud ...
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Pip Downloads Failing with Mis-Matched Hashes

I'm asking this question here as I'm almost sure this is a network issue rather than a pip issue.... I do a lot of work with virtual environments, pip and python on my Mac and in Linux VMs on the ...
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`pip install` failing with “Permission denied” in a virtualenv

I'm currently using pip + virtualenv to isolate the Python dependencies in my Django application. It's worked alright so far, and I've been able to install a bunch of packages in the past. But when a ...
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Pip and distribute not working on Python 3.3

I'm new to Python and I am trying to install it on Windows. I am starting to use it because I have to set-up a watch service for a Windows folder, and then update a database when there are changes in ...
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Find outdated/updatable pip packages

pip freeze shows me the packages installed, but how do I check against pypi which ones are outdated?
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how to install cx_oracle package with pip from Ubuntu linux?

I am trying to install cx_oracle from Ubuntu using pip install cx_oracle however I get the error below. Also tried to go to the pip package page and it does not look like there are any files ...
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Which package should I choose if I want to install virtualenv for python?

pip search just returns too many matches amd I am confused about which package I should choose to install. Should I only install virtualenv? Or I'd better also install virtualenv-commands and ...
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How do I choose the python-framework where to install packages with pip?

I have two python-frameworks installed on my Mac OS X 10.6.8: one standard (/usr/bin/python) and now I installed 3.3. I have already figured out that pip is installing things into site-packages but ...
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cant install numpy on mac os x 10.7 with pip and homebrew fails

I'm trying to install numpy on my mac running 10.7.5 I did the following command sudo /usr/local/bin/python /usr/local/bin/pip install numpy and the error is something related with ld: library not ...
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Splitting one giant monitor as if it was two. Picture in Picture

How can I split one giant computer screen into two screens, so I could stream Al Jazeera in fullscreen mode on one side, while I program on the other side? Or what about adding a PIP -- Picture in ...
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How to install PIL with zlip and jpg support in centos with pip python

When i install pip install PIL then i get this *** TKINTER support not available *** JPEG support not available *** ZLIB (PNG/ZIP) support not available *** FREETYPE2 support not ...
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From where can I get “Python Launcher” for Mac OS X Lion?

I use a macbook (air) with OS X Lion on it. I have Python 2.7 installed already but I can't seem to find a "Python Launcher.app" anywhere on the system. I tried installing with with pip but it ...
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How can I 'pip search' for all provided search terms?

Is there a way to do an AND on search terms in a pip search? For example, doing: pip search django toolbar seems to show all django related packages, even if they have nothing to do with toolbar. ...
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Why does pip search fail for some terms?

It returns soon for terms such as sqlite, virtualenv , etc, but why it failed for django query? This failure has happened for more than 3 times pip search django Exception: Traceback (most recent ...
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The suggested way to handle pip(easy_install) with homebrew?

I know there are brew-gem and brew-pip but it is still really easy to get confused. Let's say my Mac OS X is 10.7.2. There are at least, as far as I know, 3 locations for Python modules (assume ...
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How can I visit a package's homepage via the pip command?

Being new to both Python and particularly the pip package manager, I'm wondering if pip has an internal command for quickly opening a package's home page on the web. If not possible by default, is ...
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OS X Lion easy_install requires sudo …?

I'm on OS X Lion and wanting to setup python virtual environments. I want to use virtualenvwrapper. Can someone confirm that the correct way to do this is to install packages via easy_install (and ...
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Do pip and easy_install download Python packages securely?

For example, do they check a digital signature (like apt-get and Windows Update) or can they be required to use SSL? If not, I'm a bit concerned that the downloaded packages could be trojaned..
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BeautifulSoup not found after installing via pip

I am using Homebrew to install python on Snow Leopard. After installing python (2.7.2), I add /usr/local/share/python to the front of my PATH. I also set PYTHONPATH to ...
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Can pip show me the version of the python package I just installed?

I initially installed a version of python-git (GitPython) on my machine. It was version 0.1. Then I used pip to upgrade it to the latest. Now I was looking for the appropriate docs and fell unsure of ...
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How to delete/detect what command-line software I have installed?

On Mac OS X Terminal, I installed many terminal programs while trying to install a programming library. Now I'm wondering how I delete them. I think some of them include pip, macports, vmenven (or ...
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Fix Python sys.path after MacPorts install of Python

So I have reinstalled MacPorts Python. I have port select --set python python27 and which python returns the proper location, i.e., /opt/local/bin. Now, when I import modules in the python ...
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PIP install and Python path

I am using pip install on a mac to get my python requirements for a django website. I got pip from MacPorts port install pip-2.7 Now the problem is the pip installs the packages in a location ...