Python is an interpreted, general, high-level programming language. The design emphasizes readability. It is notable for using tabs to indicate block levels. As a dynamic language, it shares many similarities to Ruby, Perl, and Scheme. The language is very popular for scientific computing and ...

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Search for string in Python

I'm using Python to search for a substring inside of another string. Both strings have been read in from a file. So far I have tried the in operator as well as string.find(substring). Using either ...
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Running Python scripts in Chrome on Windows 7

I would like to run Python scripts (.py files) in Windows 7 Enterprise WITHOUT downloading anything, since I am at a school library. After some research, I found some Chrome apps that CAN run Python, ...
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Difference between 'this' and 'self' keyword [on hold]

Considering the similarity between the this and self keyword, I have a doubt that how similar are they in practice. And why don't we have to type 'this' as an argument in java methods, but we have to ...
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Python not finding appropriate modules/ python version problems

I'm trying to install w3af, and getting a myriad of dependency issues; these I'm trying to resolve by attempting to run a python script which imports the required modules - if this runs without ...
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How to schedule a task to execute 9000 seconds from now on?

I have a batch script that executes a few Python scripts and then needs to schedule the last Python script to be executed 9000 seconds later. Here's what I have so far: (I only know how to manually ...
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How Are Integers Stored In Excel

I wrote a python script that uses the CSV and xlrd packages to convert a .xlsx binary excel file to a tab delimited .txt file. Unfortunately, every cell is converted to a string (which is ...
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Unable to open Python GUI application

I've installed WinPython 32-bit v3.3.5 in my PC and added C:\WinPython-32bit-3.3.5.0\python-3.3.5 to PATH. My python GUI app does not automatically associate with python and 'Open With' is not ...
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Intercept outgoing URL's using python

So, I have a Windows computer and it has three web browsers. IE, Chrome and Firefox. Is it possible to have a Python script capture the URL's going out of the browser and store them in a variable? Is ...
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Blending colors in an RGB LED using GPIO on Raspberry Pi [closed]

I’m tooling around with my Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins—sweet deal, I didn’t even realize the Raspberry Pi had those—and have an RGB LED plugged in. I have the negative terminal connected to GND and the ...
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The module “scmt.dll” failed to load

I'm trying to install a software written from Python 2. The instruction guides me to build the DLL file2 by using this command: python setup.py py2exe And then register them by using: regsvr32 ...
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Copy sequential files into sequential directories

I need to copy multiple, sequential files into sequential directories. The files have the julian date (day of year) with other info in the file name. The directories are listed by julian date (day of ...
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Pop up notification on system tray when a new file added to a directory

How will I add a pop up notification on my system? Let's say I have a directory wherein everyday I have a batch process running and keeps on adding files to that directory? How will I add a prompt so ...
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Python-fu plugin not visible in Gimp

I have built and installed the Resynthesizer plugin for GIMP on Linux. The files appear correctly in the plug-in directory /usr/local/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/, but none of the Python plugins is ...
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install matplotlib with pip when pygtk is in non standard location

I have installed PyGTK 2.24.0 in /software/pygtk-2.24.0/gcc directory. Is there any way without rewrite the setup program how to install matplotlib with pip? Simple pip install matplotlib builds ...
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How can I change the sub-directory dynamically while I create one .zip file with zipfile?

I have 5 source file within the same directory (datadir) like: ./datadir 1.file 2.bin 3.md5 4.dat 5.xls Then I want to zip these 5 files into one zip and place them into some directory ...
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Cannot import module `PyQt4.QtGui`

I am using Mac OS X 10.7.5, have followed and installed the PyQt modules using the "Install homebrew" method as stated in this link but when I did a test run by typing in from PyQt4.QtGui import * I ...
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saving/:w a python file in gvim is creating two of the same files with different extensions [duplicate]

When I first :w test.py My file saves on my desktop with a picture of a python script and the file type is shown as Python File. Now when I go to save my file without including the name as in :w a ...
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How to install python-pip in CentOS7 Docker Container

I am trying to build a docker container that includes pip. I am on CentOS 7. Here is the fragment from running the docker build command: Step 3 : RUN yum -y install python-pip ---> Running in ...
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Error when installing Python modules using wheel files (Python 2.7 and windows 8)

I am trying to install multiple Python modules (Shapely, Fiona, GDAL, etc) with a wheel file (.whl) on Windows 8 with Python IDE 2.7 x32, but for some reason it receive this error: ...
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Python shows wrong version in command prompt

I have downgraded my version of Python from 2.7.9 to 2.7.4 for compatibility with a legacy piece of software. On Windows 7 x64 computer. I removed Python 2.7.9 and then installed 2.7.4 into the ...
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Easier way to debug python using IPython.embed?

I tend to debug python apps by spawning an embedded IPython instance. And, I've learned to throw an assertion right after, to avoid getting stuck, when I have the embed in a loop. So, given code ...
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Split large text file according to record values

There are some questions alike in this site, but mine is a bit different. I have a 30 GB text file, and I need to split it into smaller files according to the different record values. For example; ...
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How can I install pygame on python with cygwin? [duplicate]

I cannot install pygame on cygwin properly. I tried to follow that old doc , http://msdl.cs.mcgill.ca/people/tfeng/svmsccdoc/node49.html, but it doesn't work. Worse issue is SDL not be able to ...
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How can I install pygame on python with cygwin?

I cannot install pygame on cygwin properly. I tried to follow this old doc http://msdl.cs.mcgill.ca/people/tfeng/svmsccdoc/node49.html but it doesn't work.
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Is it safe to install newer Python and Git versions from source?

I wanted to install newer versions of Python and Git to my system. I eventually used the commands below to compile and install new versions. However, I was informed that it would have been better to ...
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logging package in python - do_POST between two simple http servers

I have two http servers that talk with each other. the scenario is that serverA get a POST request from "outside" (not serverB, by: curl -X POST localhost:8888 ), then serverA sends POST request ...
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notepad++ code folding in python only on functions and classes

I use Notepad++ for editing python scripts. I have a problem, when I collapse all code blocks, it also collapses ifs and loops as well, basically all blocks with deeper indendation. Is there a setting ...
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bash command in python not working

I would like to run a bash command from python. My code: process = subprocess.Popen(('ifconfig -s'), stdout=subprocess.PIPE, shell=True) output = process.communicate()[0] lcd.message(output) sleep(2) ...
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Install Python's Pandas package on Synology with Marvell CPU box [migrated]

I have a Synology (DS211j, DSM 5.1-5022 Update 1, Python27) box and I'm trying to install pandas package on it via pip. Everytime I run pip install pandas, I'm getting the following error message in ...
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How to set up flask server startup?

I have a web-server that is based on flask+tornado combination. It works inside of a virtual environment (set up with python virtualenv). I want the server to launch automatically on start up, from a ...
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Running scripts independently on Raspberry Pi

I have a couple of python programs, such as one which checks if the Collatz Conjecture is applicable for a given number or not, and writes output to a file (it runs on a Raspberry Pi). Although I ...
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django “send_mail” took 2+ minutes to send an email from digital ocean's Singapore hosted VPS? [closed]

python/django smtp settings: EMAIL_HOST = 'smtp.gmail.com' EMAIL_HOST_USER = 'someuser@gmail.com' EMAIL_HOST_PASSWORD = 'password' EMAIL_PORT = 587 EMAIL_USE_TLS = True django send_mail ...
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Can Netflix OSS system be used for applications built in php and/or python?

I came across NetflixOSS open source project http://netflix.github.io/#repo I was wondering if it would work out of box with php and python applications. How can a person tell what types programming ...
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OSX start X11 server from command line

I've downloaded and installed the Quartz package from here http://xquartz.macosforge.org/landing/ I've also downloaded, installed and setup the vnc2flv Python package here ...
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batch file error

When I tried to run a batch file using gdal_calculate command. The following error occurs: batfile is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. RuntimeError: ...
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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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one click install django image on digitalocean. importError: no module named

i followed this tutorial git cloned my project under user django and changed "django_project" to my own project for some reason, i keep getting internal server error. i checked gunicorn log file. the ...
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Is it possible to restart the internal python in Vim?

I'm running custom python code in my vimrc and If I often find myself in the position where I'm editing modules used by the vimrc, which causes script failures until I restart vim and its internal ...
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How do I configure easy_install to use the right Python interpreter?

I am using mac OSX and have installed python 2.7.9 via this article, from /usr/bin if I run the command ls -l /usr/bin/python* in a bash terminal, I get lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 67 Jan 24 02:12 ...
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Trouble with outgoing mails on odoo

I am using odoo and I got trouble with the outgoing mails. When I check the connection using the Odoo Interface it tell's me: Everything seems properly set up! But this is not true, becouse I can find ...
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mysterious ip scanning my home website [closed]

I'm running a small python based webserver for checking my security cameras and temperature. but today a mysterious ip address scanned my website. the ip address is chinese.. what security ...
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Django's dev server causes permanent high CPU load with Python 3

Django's development server runs under Python 2.7.5 (on Windows 7) with a rather constant (idle) load of about 1-3% on my test system - no page loads or other calculations done. Switching to Python ...
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How can I install s3cmd on Mac OS X Yosemite?

I am using Mac OS X Yosemite and want to install s3cmd from S3Tools. Here is a summary of what I have done so far: Downloaded and extracted the .tar.gz. Moved the resulting directory to ...
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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 to deactivate sendfile() in Django runserver

I am running a Django development environment using Vagrant/VirtualBox. I am using runserver for my local testing. However, I have encountered this bug: ...
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Joining 2 PDFs using Python join.py results in blank PDF

When I run join.py on computer A, I get a properly joined 2 page PDF. When running it on computers B and C, I get a one page blank PDF. All three computers are MacBook Pros running 10.10.1 Running ...
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wine msi installation issue - err:msidb, fixme:storage

I am trying to do stuff with vpython. vpython.org suggests I do a wine installation and then try to install the vpython stuff as per the instruction mentioned here But the issue is with wine when ...
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How do I get file permissions to carry over from Windows to Linux via Python?

I recently replaced an outdated packaging script written as a batch file with a new one written in Python. We build/package the software on a Windows machine, then deploy it to a Linux machine. More ...
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How do I recompile Python in VirtualEnv?

I built virtualenv and it adds Python 2.7 by default in it. After reading this solution to a bug I have, it says I have to recompile Python with the option --enable-shared. So should I rm -rf Python ...
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How can I run a Python 3 script?

I want to run a Python 3 script. I have looked in the official doc and FAQ, and they are the typical loss. I was looking for answers, I ended up with more questions. I have Windows and Linux. On ...