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How to install packages without interfering existing ones without using yum and without root?

I have this specific problem of setting virtual dev environment without interfering existing system and tool. The question is general. Basically I want to develop some stuff in the company, but we ...
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Error getting server's IP address using Python on CentOS

I'm using Python's socket module to get the server's IP address server_ip = socket.gethostbyname(socket.getfqdn()) I get this error: socket.gaierror: [Errno -2] Name or service not known Weird ...
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No package available python-setuptools on centos 5.8

I am running oracle-linux (same as rhel) 5.8 and am trying to create a localized version of python including pip and a few modules. I have downloaded pip but am unable to install it: ...
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How to create standalone python installation using virtualenv and including pip

I need to build a self-contained single-user python for CentOs/RHEL that includes a number of non-default packages. When researching/googling for the correct process to follow, I did not find a ...
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How to install PyGTK for Python 2.7 on CentOS 6?

I am having a big problem installing PyGTK for Python 2.7 on CentOS 6. The YUM on CentOS does not have Python 2.7 or any modules for it, so I had to build Python 2.7 from source. But PyGTK has a ...
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COmmunication between windows host and centos guest through vbox [closed]

I am trying to access the db which is there on my windows 7 machine through centos mounted on oracle virtual box. I am using python as the language, using Django. I have made the following changes ...
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how can i choose the destination path for my python in the Centos 5.3

This may sound stupid but I'm trying to install python but it is installed in /usr/bin/ but I want to install it on /usr/local/bin. how can I do that?
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best way to encrypt a folder backup (tarball or zip)

I currently have a python script that creates a gzip tarball of a few folders and ships them off t Amazon S3 for archived backups. The folders contain my ever so precious code and data, so I'm ...
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Error Compiling Python 2.7.3 on CentOS5

I'm trying to install Python 2.7.3 on my CentOS 5.50 machine. Download, extract, configure (with --prefix=/usr/local) are fine. Its the make that throws this error: gcc -pthread -c ...
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Can't Install Python 2.7.3 on CentOS 6

I have a CentOS 6 (minimum install or netinstall, I can't remember which) on a virtual machine. I'm trying to install Plone 4.2.4 on it for testing purposes. I have installed all the required ...
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CentOS 5 Python - How To Force Specific Version?

I have a python program that I'm trying to run, my fresh install of CentOS came with 2.4.3 of Python, but I just manually installed 2.7. My install is located at /usr/local/bin/python2.7, so its all ...
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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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pygtk2 on centos 5x with python 2.7?

I'm trying to install pygtk2 on centos 5.8 for use with python 2.7 installing yum install pygtk* works only for the default python 2.4. I tried compiling pygtk2 from source but it does not configure ...
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Can't install GNU readline on CentOS 5 (Amazon EC2)

I'm attempting to install GNU readline on a CentOS 5 so that I can use it with some Python 2.7 modules, specifically the Cmd module. I've installed Python2.7 as a standalone library per these ...
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862 views

why does my python cron job time out?

I have a long cron job running a python script in CENTOS, but for some reason it seems to timeout or otherwise end without completion. the job runs fine when executed straight from bash, but seems to ...
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547 views

Error while installing python setuptools

I downloaded ez_Setup.py from here. I have python 2.6 on CentOS 6. When I do this: python ez_setup.py I keep getting this error: Downloading ...
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Do the latest Redhat distros come with SciPy? [closed]

I was just curious if any of the latest Redhat/CentOS distros come with SciPy installed. I've heard a rumor that it was included with Ubuntu.
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How to diagnosis and resolve: /usr/lib64/libz.so.1: no version information available

I had a hell of a time installing lxml for Python 2.7 on CentOS 5.6. For some background, Python 2.7 is an alternative installation of Python on CentOS 5.6 which comes with Python 2.4 installed. it ...
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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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CentOs 5 - rsh - poll:protocol failure in circuit set

There are some python scripts in my workspace which test a couple of features, and one of this scripts, in a small period of time, calls a lot of rsh commands. When trying to run this one, I'm ...
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“bad interpreter: Permission denied” How can I prevent this error?

I want to run program directly such as ./program without define the interpreter in shell first. so, how can i want to prevent this error? bad interpreter: Permission denied My operating system ...
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CentOS: revert python version back to original

I installed python 2.6 using the instructions here on CentOS 5.4. However I realized it was a bad move and I need to revert back to 2.4, which was there originally. Can anyone guide me on how to undo ...
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How to install Deluge on Centos?

I have a problem with installing & running Deluge torrent on my Centos 5 (x86) . I get it from http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/deluge/ this: ...