Installing software on a running system, either as binaries or from source. This is usually done using your system's package manager.

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Package(s) ignored when I run configure [on hold]

I have been trying to install vlc for my rhel client for the past couple of days [need it for live streaming]. Anyways, since I don't have direct net connection, I got an rpm for it. On running it, ...
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Installing Linux on external drive, then booting up a different machine with it

So I have a machine that I want to install Linux on but for some reasons I won't get into, I can't. What would happen if I hook up an external drive to my laptop, install Linux on it, then plug that ...
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Unsupported package installation, the Arch Way [on hold]

No AUR, no PKG. I want to install Bro, listed in Arch's "List of applications". But I can't find it in AUR, and it doesn't have a PKGBUILD file. To make, or to makepkg? It does however have a ...
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security issues from installing from source code as root

I had a question arise about how installing from source code in the root account is not a good idea because of security reasons. My stance on it is that it does not really matter if someone is in ...
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trying to get fbpanel installed but getting confusing errors

I'm not too keen on these python errors to figure them out. this is the error I am getting, but I'm using alsa/pulseaudio so I have no idea how to read python errors. %mike@voidz ...
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how to bring back md5deep

I have been using md5deep for a very long time, more than 10 years. It is a natural "go to" tool for me since it offers recursion, matching and missing modes, and even a triage which I do like. I ...
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grub2-install: error: cannot open /boot/grub/i386-pc/usbserial_common.mod: No space left on device

I am at the final step in a Gentoo installation, and I have some problems installing grub2. I did an emerge --ask sys-boot/grub and everything went ok. After this I ran (chroot) livecd # grub2-install ...
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How to install xorg inside virtualbox guest?

I am fairly new to Arch linux so I want to install it inside a VM first before replacing my current Linux installation. I've successfully installed base, base-devel & grub packages inside a ...
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How to update NTP (Network Time Protocol) on Solaris 11? Fighting with DDoS attacks

At the moment lots of servers suffers from denial of service attacks targeting NTP protocol on port 123 by issuing MONLIST requests to victims computers. Victims computers answer with large list of ...
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How to install TFS 2010 on Ubuntu 15.10? [closed]

I had worked in my IT firm on TFS 2008 & TFS 2010 on Windows machine. But I want to install it on my home laptop having only Ubuntu 15.10. My purpose is to learn TFS at home. So, how to install it ...
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How to install Nginx while Apache running?

I am trying to install nginx as a backend proxy for Apache and I get this errors: === Install Nginx from official repositories === Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, remove-with-leaves, tsflags, ...
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Install packages in parallel

If one process of dpkg is running i.e installing package or any thing else , why can't we execute another process for dpkg in parallel, same for the apt-get, Or we can? Is there any tool that can ...
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Installing files in ~/.local

When installing software compiled from source, I normally place them in /usr/local/, which is by far the most common default in my experience, and standard practice at least on Debian and its ...
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Failed to add i915 component masters (-19) Kali Linux 2.0 setup [duplicate]

While attempting to setup Kali Linux 2.0 as a dual boot with windows on my laptop. I encountered that error after entering graphic install. Any ideas? Laptop: Asus gl552vw Tried: -Using another ...
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Asterisk v13 on Kali Linux: No RTP engine was found. Do you have one loaded?

I install Asterisk and try to make a call with zoiper but I get an error [call failure 401 forbidden] and Asterisk return this message : Connected to Asterisk UNKNOWN__and_probably_unsupported ...
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configure: error: “could not find the zlib libaray.” in Bash

I am trying to install a program "bfast" on my linux system but i am getting following errors: OS= CentOS Package libdv-devel-1.0.0-17.el7.x86_64 already installed and latest version Package ...
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Is it possible for an old version of the application to remain on the hard drive after reinstalling from DEB?

I have pandoc installed from DEB (https://github.com/jgm/pandoc/releases/tag/1.16.0.2) on Linux Mint 17.2 because the repository versions are outdated. I just downloaded and installed a new version. ...
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Debian Livestick with additional software

I've got a bunch of USB-Sticks with Debian for teaching young students HTML, PHP and MySQL alongside Linux. Because it has been decided (not by me) that I'm not allowed to install Linux on our school ...
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Installing (html) tidy conflicts with filesystem package

I'm on CentOS 7 trying to install tidy. Since there is no package provided by the usual suspects, I've downloaded the tidy-5.1.25-64bit.rpm RPM from http://binaries.html-tidy.org/. When I install this ...
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Resolving Error: Running Xilinx through Wine

I've run the Xilinx 14.7 Full Installer for Windows successfully via Wine on the prefix com.xilinx.verilog, then went to ~/Library/Application\ Support/com.xilinx.verilog_145331572525077/ to confirm ...
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the problem when install Cytoscape on Opensuse 42.1

I want to install Cytoscape on my computer. I download the installation file from Cytoscape official site and I install it like this sudo sh Cytoscape_3_3_0_unix.sh but I get the wrong message ...
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Running an executable from a symbolic link, when the executable expects it's config files to be in it's directory

I want to install p0f 3.08 (https://github.com/p0f/p0f) globally on my Ubuntu box. The repos only have the old version so I want to install it from github. I ran git clone then make and the program ...
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Downgrade Centos 7.2 to 7.1

I am currently using Centos 7.2.1511(check from file /etc/redhat-release) and trying to downgrade it to Centos 7.1.1503 (due to some package installation issue in centos 7.2) using the command yum ...
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Error Installing Firefox

I'm getting this error when I try to install Firefox. Can anyone help me? Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/firefox/firefox_20.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.3_i386.deb 404 Not ...
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How to install ABAQUS software on Rocks cluster 6.2

First of all sorry for my english. I create a new cluster with 3 . which one of them is frontend and two of them is compute . i should notice that, i am newest in linux and linux hpc clustering. I ...
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Make python 2.7 the default python in centos, making an alias didn't work

I am trying to install llvm on my centos 6.7. While running the configure file it says it throws the error checking for python >= 2.7... not found configure: error: found python 2.6.6 ...
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service collectd not starting properly

after starting service collectd (to monitor system stats), I am getting below exceptios - logfile plugin: fopen (/var/log/collectd.log) failed: Permission denied any idea?
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Folding at home “Attempt #6 to get work failed, and no other work to do. Waiting before retry.”

I installed F@H on my Debian box using these instructions: http://folding.stanford.edu/Spanish/LinSMPGuide#ntoc2 After installing the program terminal loops through: "Attempt #6 to get work ...
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Where did Unity3D just install?

I downloaded the Linux beta .deb package of Unity3D from the official place with the official links. (I'm too lazy to recover the link and include it; it doesn't really matter anyways.) I ran sudo ...
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Unable to install dahdi - /usr/bin/install: cannot stat ‘’: No such file or directory

I am trying to install dahdi in my centos 7 system using this link but having some errors [root@localhost ~]# cd /usr/src/dahdi-linux-complete* [root@localhost dahdi-linux-complete-2.11.0+2.11.0]# ...
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Where should an application be installed if it consists of multiple files?

I have noticed that essentially all the files in /usr/bin are stand-alone executables, rather than a directory containing the executable plus other files that the executable might need (such as ...
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Where should I install seafile-server: /opt or /home?

Reading Filesystem Hierarchy Standard I was considering those directories: /opt: Optional application software packages. /home: Users' home directories, containing saved files, personal settings, ...
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FreeBSD 10.2 unable to find package

When checking the ports website I find a package for btsync. https://freshports.org/net-p2p/btsync When I try to install via pkg install btsync pkg is unable to find it sudo pkg install btsync ...
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How can I make symbolic link to a file in /home/user/.local/share to use with Alt+F2?

I apologize if this question is too elementary or if it has been asked previously. I did try to thoroughly search for it, but it is possible that I did not use the right keywords. I have zotero (a ...
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Compile xf86-input-libinput and get my version to be used

Wayland Libinput has a noticeable 0.5s delay at two-finger scrolling. The setting is in code with the line #define DEFAULT_GESTURE_2FG_SCROLL_TIMEOUT ms2us(500) in the file ...
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Debian how to install downloaded program [duplicate]

I just downloaded https://fah.stanford.edu/file-releases/public/release/fahviewer/debian-testing-64bit/v7.4/fahviewer_7.4.4_amd64.deb . How do I install it? I am used to Windows programs installs ...
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Installing programs on a removable drive

I am planning to install some software on removable media (which will presumably always be present in the computer, though it's possible that there could be occasions where it is absent). After doing ...
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Gimp misses libraries after installing a compiled version and removing the package

I was trying to remove the older Gimp version in order to install the latest version on my Ubuntu 14.04, I've compiled and installed it. When I start gimp, it says that it was installed in the same ...
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What other steps to run Groovy by using the SDKMAN install instructions?

Today I went to install Groovy on this Linx Mint 17.2 install. The SDK (or GVM, SDKMAN) instructions seemed very clear. http://www.groovy-lang.org/install.html SDKMAN site: http://sdkman.io/ ...
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Install PostgreSQL client (psql) only on CentOS

Simple question, but no resources found about this. Is there any way to install only a PostgreSQL client, the terminal-based one, psql, on a CentOS7 system, without installing the complete PostgreSQL ...
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Installing USB Wi-Fi driver on Zorin

I installed Zorin 10 (after trying Mint and Ubuntu). My problem is I have a TP LINK Archer T2UH USB Wi-Fi adapter. Their website has the Linux driver for ...
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What is the error message here?

While I am trying to update my linux through synaptic package manager, I found the following error message. Question: 1.What is this? How to get rid of this?
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Install recommended packages of an already installed package with apt

I previously installed a package with the --no-install-recommends and am now missing some functionality due to these packages missing. Is there a way to install these packages with an apt-get command ...
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R IDE and RStudio won't open in lubuntu

I've installed R (3.2.2) in latest lubuntu (apt-get) and the RStudio (0.99.489 - Ubuntu 12.04+ 32-bit). R works from command line, but the IDE fails to launch from the shortcut that installation ...
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How to install PPAs (from Launchpad) on non-Ubuntu distros like Debian?

AFAIK only Ubuntu and (obviously) Ubuntu-based distributions can handle PPAs. A major (and maybe the only) source of PPAs is Launchpad - another service by Canonical. A real-world example is ...
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Lubuntu -How to Add software to menu [duplicate]

I'm new on Lubuntu and so I downloaded a editor like LightTable and it runs only with this command from command line ./LightTable So HOW CAN I ADD THIS SOFTWARE ON MY MENU ?
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How should executables installed under /opt be added to the path?

Can programs installed under /opt be safely symlinked into /usr/local/bin, which is already in the PATH by default in Ubuntu and other Linux distros? Alternatively, is there some reason to create a ...
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How to add the correct repositary in gedit?

I am trying to install Rstudio in my linux mint 17.1 using software package manager. I tried the following way which is given by this link. But I am getting the following error. E: Malformed line ...
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Installing APSIM Software on Ubuntu 14.04

I want to install APSIM software on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed the instructions given here and used the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ gfortran mono-devel mono-vbnc libboost-all-dev ...
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How to install code blocks in kali?

First thing first - I am pretty much new to linux based operating system. Please be patient with me. Hi, I recently installed kali on my computer. But I dont know the basics of this OS. Please help ...