Question: Unable to execute a python file with API
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3.0 years ago by
jchen01580 wrote:

Hi guys

Ok, so referencing from , I tried out the first example of retrieving all the histories of users.

The link below consist of 2 images:


Image1.png contains the code (similar from the bioblend link) with my API key.

Image2.png contains the result after i executed the command

Here's what I did, i have a python script and placed it at the desktop. Hence, I cd to desktop and executed "./" but the error shows Permission Denied.


**I already installed bioblend by executing the command "sudo pip install bioblend" , is there anything else that i missed that had causes this problem?




ADD COMMENTlink modified 3.0 years ago by Dannon Baker3.7k • written 3.0 years ago by jchen01580
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Dannon Baker3.7k
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Dannon Baker3.7k wrote:

The python file isn't executable.  It needs a shebang and to have the executable bit set to execute like that from the command line (

That said, an easier way to run this would be to do:


ADD COMMENTlink written 3.0 years ago by Dannon Baker3.7k
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