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 cctrlapp on debian?

I try to install the cctrl command line client on a debian 8 machine. Following the install instructions, I installed python, pip and then (via pip) cctrl apt-get install python apt-get install ...
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Install Git offline without sudo

I have a corporate Linux server which does not have internet connection, and sudo access needs to be approved through many levels of hierachy. I've tried install git but I soon realized this needs a ...
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I need help installing mate 1.10 from source

I have debian 8, with mate 1.8. I would like to update to mate 1.10. I have been to the mate desktop installation page: http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/download#debian and I have downloaded various ...
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Install userspace programs on server without root access

I would like to install some programs on my work development server because it is missing some programs I need for my day to day job. I don't have root access. What I did up to now is compiling the ...
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How can I install my network driver on Debian from a USB media?

Here's my typical workflow for installing Ubuntu/Mint: 1) Boot from a USB stick with Live installation 2) Install, reboot 3) Use my USB network adapter which is supported by Mint to get internet 4) ...
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apache2 errors E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) Error: apt-get upgrade failed [closed]

While installing VestaCP, I get Apache2: Errors: Pastebin: http://pastebin.com/VNavUAzG dpkg: error processing apache2-suexec-custom (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured dpkg: ...
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How do I create a deb package for a python progarm?

I created a python game that I want to distribute on my website via a Debian package. The game has a few dependence that are usually not installed (such as pygame) on some linux computers, but often ...
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Installing libx11-devel from source, error in string.h

I'm running Linux version 2.6.32-504.8.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@c6b9.bsys.dev.centos.org) (gcc version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-11) (GCC) and trying to install libX11-devel from source on a ...
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Remote installation of packages on Ubuntu

I am trying to work on a project where i am supposed to install softwares and packages on one system and it should replicate on other systems connected on LAN. How can i proceed with this?
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Install powernap on debian?

I just read about powernap here but don't know how to install it.. Download and untar was simple: axel https://launchpad.net/powernap/trunk/2.20/+download/powernap_2.20.orig.tar.gz && tar ...
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Can't install locales [closed]

I'm working under Raspbian (for RaspberryPi): Linux version 3.18.14-v7+ (root@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-32) (gcc version 4.8.3 20140106 (prerelease) (crosstool-NG linaro-1.13.1-4.8-2014.01 - ...
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I'm trying to Install Eclipse But When I Try to Run ./configure It Doesn't Work

So I am trying to install Eclipse through terminal by watching a video, but when I attempt to run ./configure I get a message saying bash: ./configure: No such file or directory I looked around ...
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C compiler cannot create executables when installing h4toh5 on debian

This is the first time to install from source code in my life so thank you for any help. I am trying to install h4toh5 utility which could allow converting a hdf4 to hdf5 file. After a long process ...
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Error while installing r 3.2.1 in linux mint

I am trying to install r version 3.2.1 in linux mint 17 using the commands below sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://cran.rstudio.com/bin/linux/debian wheezy-cran3/ sudo apt-key adv ...
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How to install applications temporary into RAM on LiveCD?

So I have a Scientific Linux LiveDVD. And I have it installed on a PC that has no hard drives configured and avaliable at all. I want to install some applications that would allow me to configure ...
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A way to keep dotfiles and configuration with ssh

I'm using vim, tmux and zsh. I love those tools I passed a lot of time to configure those tools, particularly Vim. In my day to day job, I have to access to a lot remote machines. I use ssh to be ...
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Switching from Ubuntu: What is software support like for other distros? [closed]

I'm about to reformat my laptop and am considering trying a new Linux distro. Ubuntu was my first Linux OS, and I chose it because it seemed to have the most support and documentation for different ...
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Can't install MDM on linux mint

One day when booting my computer it froze at the Linux Mint logo. I pressed ESC and i noticed that it failed to start the mdm. I tried reinstalling from the command line but it did not work. I ...
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How can I determine the distribution in a .spec file?

I am using Helios for my current development and initially I was using SUSE. In the distribution package, how can I check whether I am running on Helios or not? On the basis of this condition I have ...
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Trying to compile GNU Screen

I am trying to compile GNU Screen in my home folder on a machine where I don't have super user rights. I am taking GNU Screen version used by Linux from Scratch. tar xvzf screen-4.3.1.tar.gz cd ...
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Installing drivers for the ASUS AC-51 Network Adapter

I'm not very good at installing drivers for these 3rd party devices manually. The provided instructions in the "readme" have poor grammar and I'm not experienced enough to fully interpret exactly what ...
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Is there any program like deep freeze for Debian allowing installations and compilations?

I researched and found some similar programs to deep freeze for Linux, not yet tested any program but the descriptions they leave not install programs on the operating system or am I wrong? Does ...
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Install Android Studio in Linux Mint 17 without PPA

I am still a fairly new user to the world of Linux. At the moment, I am wanting to install Android Stuido onto my pc which runs Linux Mint 17. I found this article which has an explanation about how ...
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AirCrack-NG suite: some tools like besside-ng were not installed on my Linux distro

Even when this is an Ubuntu issue, I think this is the proper forum to ask about it, due to this problem will probably reproduce in any other Linux distribution. I have installed Ubuntu Linux ...
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Error Installing Matlab

When I install Matlab I get this error: fawaz@fawaz-Lenovo-B590~$ sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem ...
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how can i run old programs from a MIPS?

I have an old PC with a program called atomTV, for viewing, and producing movies from molecular trajectory files. I only have a binary, and the platform it ran on was 64 bit mips architecture, where I ...
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How can I replace the stock driver module inside a Linux ISO?

In particular, I want to replace the stock network drivers (r8169) with something else (r8168) in the installation ISO. Is this possible? Currently, I have to install Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS (same ...
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How to use yaourt on arch linux under proxy?

How do I install applications using yaourt under proxy network. For pacman I can simply use: export http_proxy=http://usernm:passwd@link:port sudo -E pacman -S application But how do I do this for ...
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Help me repair my python - I think dpkg has to be reset (very tricky issue)

first question in Unix & Linux - I really hope, someone can help... Summary (TL;DR) On my Kubuntu 14.4 (which has python 2.7.6 as standard) my python is broken after I tried to install python ...
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apt-get error installing software on Parrot OS

I am trying to install Evolution Email client but when I run "sudo apt-get install evolution" I get the following errors: "Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How is install different from cp?

How is install different from a simple copy, cp or dd? I just compiled a little utility and want to add it to /usr/sbin so it becomes available via my PATH variable. Why use one vs the other?
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Building and installing C* Music Player (CMUS)

I really like C* Music Player (CMUS) and I just installed Fedora 22 because I had issues with Fedora 21. The thing is that I cannot find any executable to install this music player. I tried with dnf ...
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Can't install gcc on CentOs 7.0

I have to install gcc on a server that does not have any access to internet due to security issues. I tried ftping the source tar and building it on the server, but it requires gcc to compile gcc. So ...
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SLES official repository connection (activation code available for SLES 12, not SLES 11 SP3) solution: use SLES SP4

How could I connected to official repository from my SLES 11 SP3? I need to update my kernel etc. Here my previos active-search post =) How to get 60 day SLES activation code
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Linux install command

I'm currently writing a Yocto recipe. On the do_install function I invoke the install command. But things don't work very well. The folder that I am trying to install contains several subfolders, and ...
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Linux/Raspbian equivalent to Add/Remove Programs || Programs & Features?

Is there a Linux (and specifically Raspbian) equivalent to the Windows OS programs "Add/Remove Programs" and/or "Programs & Features"? Android has it's own Application Manager as well. Back in ...
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How to change default directory programs get installed

I have Debian wheezy chrooted in my Android. However all its directory is in my internal memory. So, if I apt-get install something it gets installed in /data/data/.../debian/usr/local/bin directory. ...
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How do I make a Make, Make Install, and deb file for a python program?

I recently got done making a python program. Now the question is, how do I go about making an installation script for it. From my understanding you need to create a make file, but from what my ...
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How to Fix Configure Error on Fedora?

The Problem/Error: checking for libxml - version >= 2.7.6... no configure: error: No supported version of libxml2 found. The above mentioned error occurs when I do: ./configure ...
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How to install Software Center on Kali Linux:

E: Package 'software-center' has no installation candidate 2 down vote I'm trying to add this to repositories. NOTE: Editing /etc/apt/sources.list and adding these two lines: deb ...
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Getting latest version of software with/without Sourceforge

I want the latest version of software/programs that I have installed on my computer. I figured the best way to do this would be to download the latest one from SourceForge directly rather than via ...
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Recommended way to install software to /usr/local — use sudo or chown?

I'd like to install software from source (e.g., third-party GitHub repos) to my machine. Generally /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/src are for non-distribution-specific software, right? Taking ...
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How to Install “remotely” Binary source from another path location

Suppose this I have a Bynary_Package.tar.gz When i unzipped this: zxvf Bynary_Package.tar.gz -C /path/dir/ Now, I move to cd /path/dir/Bynary_Package/ when I list this with ls -Al I have the ...
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Where does Debian 8.1 install adduser?

Code and outputs apt-cache search adduser adduser - add and remove users and groups $ sudo apt-get install adduser Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Debian's corresponding command for add-apt-repository? [duplicate]

I want to run this in Debian 8.1 sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:nemh/systemback sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install systemback but I cannot find add-apt-repository in Debian 8.1 and its ...
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Why getting CD requests in Debian APT-GET?

Code and outputs sudo apt-get install xfsprogs [sudo] password for masi: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages ...
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Installing tar.gz file which has no configure,install, and readme file

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have downloaded the latest version of Pycharm for using Python programming language called pycharm-community-4.5.3.tar.gz from the website: ...
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How to restore packages removed by installing a program

I was trying to install the normal map plugin for gimp, and I tried installing the package gimp-normalmap:i386 from the Software Manager on Linux Mint. As I was installing it, I realized that it was ...
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Help installing in Lubuntu?

I'm fairly new to Linux and don't know how to get the data recovery softwares as they're not in the Lubuntu Software Center nor Synaptic Package Manager. Recuva Diskdigger Testdisk R-Linux
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Install software on shared drive in linux mint

I am running windows and linux mint 17.2 together . My hard disk drives are available in both linux and windows . I can only install software linux drive , is there any way I can install software in a ...