Python: Running a for loop to create functions with exec, inside a class, inside a function

I know it sounds complicated and it may not be possible, but I thought I’d try anyway. So I’m doing some web scraping with Selenium, and any time that I want to run some jQuery on a page, instead of having driver.execute_script(“$(‘button’).parent().click()”) I want to tidy up my code and just have j(‘button’).parent().click() I’m attempting…

ImportError: No module named ‘_gdbm’ error while installing any package via pip/conda

I have been getting the following error while downloading anything with Conda or pip, for e.g. Numpy, Pandas, Pytorch etc. – Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/lib/python3.5/dbm/gnu.py”, line 4, in from _gdbm import * ImportError: No module named ‘_gdbm’ During handling of the above exception, another exception occurred: Traceback (most recent call last): File…

ImportError: cannot import name GUdev, introspection typelib not found

Can anyone suggest how I fix up the errors from standard application of Kazam screenshot app: alistair@alsE590:~$ kazam /usr/bin/kazam:77: DeprecationWarning: dist() and linux_distribution() functions are deprecated in Python 3.5 dist = platform.linux_distribution() Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/bin/kazam”, line 148, in <module> from kazam.app import KazamApp File “/usr/local/lib/python3.7/dist-packages/kazam/app.py”, line 36, in <module> from kazam.backend.prefs…

ProgrammingError: Not all parameters were used in the SQL statement

Need a little help here, think I have tried everything to fix this issue but keep getting the same error message ProgrammingError: Not all parameters were used in the SQL statement CODE: mydb = mysql.connector.connect(host=”localhost”, user=”xx”, passwd=””, database=”xx”) mycursor = mydb.cursor() sql = “INSERT INTO authors(id, first_name, last_name, photo) VALUES(%s, %s, %s,%s)” values = [”'(1,’Herbert’,’Methley’,’NULL’),…

In Python 3, how do you remove all non-UTF8 characters from a string?

I’m using Python 3.7. How do I remove all non-UTF-8 characters from a string? I tried using “lambda x: x.decode(‘utf-8′,’ignore’).encode(“utf-8″)” in the below coop_types = map( lambda x: x.decode(‘utf-8′,’ignore’).encode(“utf-8”), filter(None, set(d[‘type’] for d in input_file)) ) but this is resulting in the error … Traceback (most recent call last): File “scripts/parse_coop_csv.py”, line 30, in <module>…

Broken yum installation

I tried to update my CentOS on my server using yum update but I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/bin/yum”, line 4, in <module> import yum File “/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/__init__.py”, line 59, in <module> import config File “/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/config.py”, line 30, in <module> from parser import ConfigPreProcessor, varReplace File “/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/yum/parser.py”, line 4, in…

(Ubuntu 18.04LTS) VNC connection results in grey screen, but nautilus works

Firstly I have installed the following packages: sudo apt-get install –no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop gnome-panel gnome-settings-daemon metacity nautilus gnome-terminal Then I configured ~/.vnc/xstartup as: # Uncomment the following two lines for normal desktop: # unset SESSION_MANAGER # exec /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc [ -x /etc/vnc/xstartup ] && exec /etc/vnc/xstartup [ -r $HOME/.Xresources ] && xrdb $HOME/.Xresources xsetroot -solid grey vncconfig…