Sunday, August 2, 2015

Yum Install Ipython on CentOS 6

1. Add EPEL repo.
    rpm -Uvh
2. Install Ipython with Yum.
    yum install ipython

Share files with You Colleagues through Python Simple HTTP Server

1. Start up the http server at directory where the files to share with. The server script can be found at section 3 in bold.

    $ python -m
    Serving HTTP on port 8000 ...

2. Your colleague can access your http server to check the list of files such as:

    $ curl

3. To display the content of the script, for example
$ curl
import sys
import BaseHTTPServer
from SimpleHTTPServer import SimpleHTTPRequestHandler

HandlerClass = SimpleHTTPRequestHandler
ServerClass  = BaseHTTPServer.HTTPServer
Protocol     = "HTTP/1.0"

if sys.argv[1:]:
    port = int(sys.argv[1])
    port = 8000
server_address = ('', port)

HandlerClass.protocol_version = Protocol
httpd = ServerClass(server_address, HandlerClass)

sa = httpd.socket.getsockname()
print "Serving HTTP on", sa[0], "port", sa[1], "..."
4. To download the script either use wget or redirect the output of above to the file Please modify the server address to meet your need.

    $ wget
    $ curl >

Run Python script on remote server

Instead of copying over the Python script to the remote server to run, the local script can be run on remote server as follow as long as you are a valid user:

    cat | ssh user@machine python -