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SSH could not create directory /home/USERNAME/.ssh

My script is executing the below command: command = os.system('rdiff-backup --exclude "**.dropbox**" --exclude "**.ini**" --remote-schema "ssh -o ...
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Running script and restarting it when folder changes

The software I'm currently developing in is using Python and a windows binary that needs to be restarted everytime I change the Python code. Basic flow: Folder changed? Yes: Stop the command, ...
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Cannot compile Python Image Library on cygwin

I'm on cygwin 32bits and I'm trying to build PIL but when I run: >>> python setup.py install gcc exits with the following error message: _imaging.c:75:20: fatal error: Python.h: No such ...
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How do you call ActivePython from cygwin shell?

I installed ActivePython which is a Python version 3.x installation for Windows. I renamed the interpreter to be activepython.exe so as to allow calling it from cygwin without modifying /etc/profile ...
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Pylint on Windows XP and Cygwin

Having recently upgraded my Python installation from 2.4 to 2.7 (ActiveState), I can no longer get pylint to work in either Cygwin: $ pylint C:\Python27\Python.exe: can't open file ...
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Installing Python 2.5 on Cygwin

I would like to install Python 2.5 on Cygwin. (EDIT: I need Python 2.5 in particular, and I am aware that Cygwin setup offers 2.7 and 3.2. I installed those using the GUI and they appear to be ...
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Am I failing to foresee an issue with a cygwin symlink to Windows's python.exe?

Should be an easy question. I have a windows version python 2.7 at C:/Python27/python.exe and I also have cygwin's installation at /usr/bin/python -> /usr/bin/python2.7.exe. This means that when I ...
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How to exit Windows Python in Cygwin

I have installed Python with the Windows binaries, so I need to type python -i to start Python in Cygwin. And when I exit it I need to write exit(). It is just a minor issue, but I still would like to ...
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How do I get multiple scripts prompted with an alias in Cygwin?

I want to run one command, then bring up a second, but modify it first before pressing enter on it. (Cygwin) I usually just type it all out like this: svn up 8.0; ./merge.py 8.0 12345 I also have ...
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689 views

ssh -X with cygwin on Windows: “Unable to access the X Display”

I'm on a windows machine, trying to run a python program on my lab's server, and would like to be able to see the output plots it produces. Here is what I type to try: ssh –X user@server python ...
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Recreating su or sudo in Cygwin that doesn't open in separate window

As many of you already know, Cygwin doesn't have the sudo command, and it's recommended to use the runas command when you need root/administrator privileges. However, using runas creates a new cmd ...
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How to install Python 2.7 with Unix libraries on Cygwin

How do I install Python 2.7 with Unix libraries on Cygwin? Obviously getting Python 2.6 is easy - just install the Cygwin package with setup.exe. Installing the Windows version of Python 2.7 ...
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Building VIM with python support in Cygwin?

I'm trying to build VIM with Python/Perl support under Cygwin. Has anyone done this and can shed some light how this is achieved?
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cygwin and python just don't work?

I've tried using the current version of cygwin python, but attempting to use pip or easy_install results in an error message about being unable to load DLLs (I won't reproduce it here because I ...
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595 views

Installing Python on cygwin

How do I install Python on cygwin? I downloaded the Python-2.7.2.tar and uncompressed it. What do I do with it now? I tried running install-sh but it says no input file specified