Tag: python

Certbot Requires Python 2.7

This article describes how to use certbot with Python 2.7.  The assumption is that you have already installed certbot. At the bottom of this article, is a related post on how to install Python 2.7.  After installing Python, install/run certbot. To run certbot, enable python 2.7 first, then run the certbot commands. scl enable python27 bash If, however, you are...Read More »

Install Python 2.7 on CentOS 6.x

CentOS 6.x uses python 2.6 for various things.  It is the default install and Python 2.7 is not available as a typical install but I  had a need for it and found a solution that worked for me. The test. If you type exit, and type python -V, this will revert to the existing python version.  The scl enable is…

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Command Line Testing Internet Bandwidth Using Python

Speedtest.net is a go to site for testing Internet speeds, which is usually accomplished through a web browser. There is a command line utility that offers the functionality without the need of a GUI or the web browser. To run the utility, type speedtest_cli.py. Here is an example of what one may expect to see. [root@localhost speedtest-cli-master]# speedtest_cli.py Retrieving speedtest.net...

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