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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How to install Software in redhat 7.2 using downloaded rpm?

Take MariaDB for an example. Package management tools like yum is good solution to install software and handle the dependencies issue for you. But in a primitive situation, without internet access, ...
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OSX: Grammarian won't uninstall

Im trying to uninstall an annoying app on my Mac called Grammarian Pro X and the uninstaller doesn't work with my version of OSX 10.11. You can uninstall the main app but there is still bits of the ...
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How to fix install Comondo antivirus in kali linux?

I want to install a antivirus software in kali linux. I find a software name Comondo : https://www.comodo.com/home/internet-security/antivirus-for-linux.php. I download deb file and run but failed, ...
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How do I install older programs located on older ISO distros?

Linux distro: SLES 11 SP4 I have on hand SLES 11 ISO's: SP1, SP2, & SP3 I need to locate and install older programs located on older ISO's. For example: I have gcc 4.7 on SP4, but I need to ...
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File permissions while installing a python module

I would like to install sphinx-doc from the sources so I git clone the module then installed it with sudo python setup.py install. Using /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/pytz-2016.4-py2.7.egg ...
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problem finding g++ program, despite it being installed

gcc version 5.3.0 20151204 (Ubuntu 5.3.0-3ubuntu1~14.04) I have a problem with g++ When I search for g++ I find nothing! So I tried to install it; it seems like g++ is already installed and it's ...
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Installing a package manually using apt-get

I'm trying to install a deb package offline using apt-get command. From what I understand, I can download a package manually from the internet. Put it in the local repository folder (which is usually ...
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How can I tell if GNU GSL is installed?

How can I find out if GNU Scientific Library is installed? OSX 10.11
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Installing VMware. Error : Kernel headers for version 4.3.0-kali1-amd64 were not found

Trying to install VMware Player on Kali Rolling (debian Wheezy). When running VMware Player for first time after installation I get Error: C header files matching your running kernel were not found. ...
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How do I find my distro name via the command line?

Is there any command that outputs your distro name like this: CentOS Ubuntu,etc.? I am looking to make a script that will execute a different batch of commands for each distro and I need to know how ...
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Installing libstdc++-devel on my CentOS server

rpm -qa | grep libstdc++ gives: libstdc++-4.8.3-9.el7.x86_64 However, find . -name "*libstdc++*" gives: ./usr/lib/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.8.2/32/libstdc++.a ...
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How to install dos2unix on Linux without root access?

$uname -a Linux vm-** 2.6.32-573.8.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Sep 25 19:24:22 EDT 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I downloaded dos2unix-7.3.3-win32.zip and unzipped it. Under bin folder from the ...
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Bash script as bin file installer

I have a package that comes in 2 parts - a bin file and digital certificate. This is to be distributed out to Linux sysadmins to install on RHEL systems in the enterprise. The bin file has various ...
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Linphone (3.9.1) compiling error with ./prepare.py --package in OS X El Capitan (10.11.4)

I'm a noob with the linphone project. I had clone the linphone-desktop project and follow all the steps provided both on the README and in the README.macos from the linphone repository to install all ...
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How to install i3wm window manage on centos7

I want setup i3wm on centos. I try download rpm file i3 in rpmfind.net but two package (i3-doc <-> i3-wm) have interdependent. I try search google but no answer: How to use i3 on CentOS 7 with ...
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Simulate the running of a “make install” — a “dry run”/simulator utility?

Is there a generic way of running a bash script and seeing the commands that result, but not actually run the commands - i.e. a "dry run"/simulator of sorts? I have a database install script ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 doesn't detect Win10 partitions

I've installed Win10 and I want to install Linux Mint 17.3. When I'm installing Linux Mint, it doesn't see Win10 partitions. It's just showing whole disk size. By the way, I'm installing Linux Mint ...
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Build location-independent GCC binaries

I have some problems with GCC. I want a portable version of GCC because the PC I use for programming cannot be connected to Internet due to some driver issues. So, I read an article on how to compile ...
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How to install Electrum 2.6.3 bitcoin wallet on Ubuntu / Mint and derivates

Today's question of mine was How do I install Electrum 2.6.3 bitcoin wallet on my Linux Mint, Ubuntu and it should work on other derivates.
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How to install dategrep on Ubuntu?

I want to grep lines with date and time stamp. I came across this command called dategrep on internet. I am trying to install this on my 64 bit Ubuntu system. I downloaded a Debian package from ...
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How do I install Atom text editor on a 32 bit Debian system?

How do I install the Atom text editor on a 32 bit Debian system? Among the releases I can only see a 64 bit version. Do I need to compile it myself to use it on a 32 bit system?
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Automatic Set Up of MySQL

I sometimes have call to install some bespoke software onto Linux systems and am using 'distutils' for this. In addition to this I also install some Python packagers that are not in the default ...
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CUDA Installation only works with some programs

CUDA 7.5 on linux mint - current installation works perfectly well with MATLAB, now trying to run some GPU code from python and python can't find nvcc. CUDA is installed at: /usr/local/cuda-7.5/ ...
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Where is the recommended place to install applications that are not from apt?

The SDK for Dart comes as a zip file for Linux. I've only previously installed software using apt-get. Is there a convention for where I should put the dart-sdk folder? And should I add dart-sdk\bin ...
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Does it makes sense using Boot-Repair inside a local installation?

I have used Boot Repair many times to restore a boot list after deleting a partition or to restore a previous boot list customization, but I did that from a live environment, booting from a Live USB. ...
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How to install something that reads from clipboard (like xclip or xsel) without using sudo?

I want to install xclip or xsel to a Linux box without using sudo (because its the box is not mine and I am not allowed to sudo). However, I am allowed to use environments or package managers like ...
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Null pointer exception: installing glassfish4 on Solaris 11.3

I'm trying to install glassfish4 on Solaris 11.3 machine by using glassfish-4.0-unix.sh file. After sh ./glassfish-4.0-unix.sh command the graphical installer starts. Then at JDK selection page - no ...
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Update and Package Installation impossible: E: Unable to locate package! Linux Mint 17.3

I have a problem. Installing packages or updating the system is impossible. Neither the Terminal nor the Software Manager are working (Software Manager dosn't start). Terminal shows commands as ...
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Install the latest version of a package that would not require updating dependencies

Mainly on a debian/apt-get based system (but answers for others like Arch would be nice too). Doing apt-get install package installs the latest version of "package" available and (if necessary) ...
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Can't perform apt-get because of dependencies

I'm trying to install some packages on my server (Debian8) and for some of they, I always have dependencies problems. For example, I have executed this command: apt-get install jetty9 And It ...
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Mass deployment of package to multiple Linux servers across different continents

I'm new to here and want to raise an interesting question about mass remote configuration of Linux servers. Imagine you get a list of IP addresses for 100 servers with a fresh install of Ubuntu, ...
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Why installing openssh-server would remove openssh-client?

I face the following situation on one machine with 64bit Mint 17.3 Cinnamon: $ sudo apt-get install openssh-server Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Installing Octave on CentOS - incompatible BLAS library error

I am trying to install Octave on CentOS. After running sudo yum install octave ./configure F77=gfortran I got this error: configure: error: A BLAS library was detected but found incompatible with ...
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Install Docker packages for non-root users to user home

I have access to Grid5000 and would like to use Docker containers on it. Tutorial says, that users should install the tools in the user's home and add the user's home to the PATH environment variable. ...
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Creating a self-contained installation file for pymssql for CentOS

I'm trying to deploy a Python application on a machine that due to system and organisation requirements can't have gcc installed on it, so I need to create a self-contained installation file for ...
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TeamViewer upgrade

I'm having second thoughts about uninstalling previous version of TeamViewer. Now I have version 11 installed. I upgraded from version 10 by directly exexuting the version 11 installer. As you can ...
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Multiple exit codes when installing Linux distributions

My laptop is Asus X555U, specs: intel i5, Nvidia Geforece 940m <- suspected problems with this unit and unix, 8GB ram. Windows 10 is installed and I want to install a distro along side, I have ...
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GPG error installing VLC in Fedora 20

I'm installing VLC in Fedora and I get this error: warning: /var/cache/yum/x86_64/20/rpmfusion-free-updates/packages/faad2-libs-2.7-5.fc20.x86_64.rpm: Header V3 RSA/SHA256 Signature, key ID ...
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Install GCC 4.8+ on rhel x86_64 workstation 6

I want to install gcc 4.8+, preferrably 4.9 on my Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation release 6.7 (santiago) I have a subscription to rhn-classic. I tried installing devtoolset as given in ...
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What is the most managable way to install a program from source in Debian? [duplicate]

Let's say that I've found a program that I want to install on my machine. It is only available as a source tarball that can be built with the usual ./configure; make; make install. While I could do ...
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How to install another desktop-environment in Linux (Gnome -> Xfce)?

I have to installed XFCE instead of Gnome in Arch. Apart pacman -S and pacman -R commands, what else should I do? Will I have to remove gnome from "recovery mode" or what? I guess it's not possible to ...
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Install Java 1.4.2 on recent Amazon Linux [duplicate]

I need Java 1.4.2 on a up-to-date Amazon Linux 2015.09 server. I've tried to install j2sdk-1_4_2_19-linux-ia64-rpm.bin. When I execute this file, I get an error message: line 442: ...
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Ubuntu, lua, nmap and sqlite3 - module 'luasql.sqlite3' not found

I need to work with nmap and sqlite3 and I installed lua 5.1 and lua-sql-sqlite3 on an ubuntu machine: sudo apt-get install lua5.1; sudo apt-get install lua-sql-sqlite3 Now, when I'm doing this: $ ...
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Is the xkcd universal install script a good idea? [closed]

Today XKCD posted this shell script: Alt-text: The failures usually don't hurt anything, and if it installs several versions, it increases the chance that one of them is right. (Note: The 'yes' ...
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installing virtualbox apt-get wants to download gcc-4.8 --> replacing gcc-4.9?

I'm trying to install virtuabox on Debian 8.3 using the contrib repos. When I use apt-get install virtualbox it wants to install gcc-4.8, but I already have gcc version 4.9.2 installed. What am I ...
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Unknown media type error while installing

I'm trying to install gmate on fedora 23 First, it require some packages: pywebkitgtk, python-sexy, python-inotify and ack Installing them without any problems: [root@host gmate] # dnf install ...
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Cannot find installed application - failed to fetch deb (404 not found)

I tried installing glade on Kali using sudo apt-get install glade command, but I get this error: Failed to fetch http://http.kali.org/kali/pool/main/m/mesa/libegl1-mesa-dev_11.1.1-2_i386.deb 404 ...
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Help with installing/configuring Samba 2.2.3a on Ubuntu 14.04

I am having trouble installing and configuring an old version of on Ubuntu 14.04. I am configuring this specific versionson purpose to be vulnerable for penetration testing. However, after ...
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Installing CUDA 7.5 on Debian with packaged bumblebee

My laptop, which runs Debian Jessie, has switchble graphics cards (intel + Nvidia GT 520M), and for this I have installed Bumblebee & Primus, which depends on the Nvidia driver in the package ...
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Telegram on Kubuntu 15.10 asks for phone number every time

I've downloaded Telegram from their website and ran the executable, it keeps asking me for my phone number and to insert the pin code I receive , every single time I log in. It's becoming ...