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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Installing g++ on RHEL

I'm running Redhat Enterprise 6.7, and am currently running g++ version 4.4.7 I need to upgrade my g++, I tried following the method located here: https://gist.github.com/stephenturner/...
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Installing EPEL on RHEL

I'm running RHEL version 6.7 on a server, and am having trouble installing EPEL. Since I'm running RHEL version 6.7 I was told I needed a 6.x version of EPEL. So I installed: epel-release-6-8.noarch ...
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Use different versions of a program in different directories

I am accessing a server remotely and do not have sudo privileges. To get my work done I need to have a newer version of cmake. The admin will not update cmake globally so I need it to work in my ...
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Install package on OS X 10.11.5 using apt-get

Problem: I am trying to figure out whether it is even possible to install the software GTK Vector Screenshot, which can be found here: https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Gtk_vector_screenshot/ https://...
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IBUS daemon could not be started in 5 seconds [on hold]

I wanted to install avro keyboard by that i write bangla. For that i run some code in terminal like sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/sarimkhan/xUbuntu_14.04/...
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How can I install Xephyr in nixos?

I'm trying to install Xephyr in nix os. xserver has this override but I'm not sure how to use it. How can I install xephyr in nixos?
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Why do I need to install Wireshark GUI separately with CentOS but not with Ubuntu?

What is the difference? what is the entity that makes Wireshark gets installed under Ubuntu with Wireshark GUI but it does not do that with CentOS? Ubuntu command to Install Wireshark sudo apt-get ...
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Is it a good practice to copy Go's binary distribution into `/usr/local/`? [closed]

From Go's install webpage, Download the archive and extract it into /usr/local, creating a Go tree in /usr/local/go. For example: tar -C /usr/local -xzf go$VERSION.$OS-$ARCH.tar.gz ...
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How do I successfully install GLFW on Linux Mint?

I believe I am in dependency hell. I am trying to get GLFW working. I'm on Linux Mint with Cinnamon. When I try to compile GLFW using these steps, I get the following output: $ cmake -G "Unix ...
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Installing custom packages on Linux

I am currently using Kali, sometimes clean Debian, and sometimes I want to install a package, which is not on my sources list. And you can't find those, and add to sources file. I mean f.e I download ...
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How to install mcu8051ide on Mac OSX?

I tried to install mcu8051ide on Mac OSX, but I faced to some problem of package dependency. Please see the error message below. $ mcu8051ide --check-libraries MCU 8051 IDE v1.4.10 Checking ...
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Deploy personal programs and scripts

I have a git project containing useful programs and scripts. Hierarchy looks like this: $ git clone https://github.com/myaccount/myutils.git $ tree myutils . ├── bash │ ├── do-this.sh │ ├── do-...
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Install the content of a folder into another

I'm trying to write a Makefile to install the content of my folder into another on the system. I would like to keep the same directory structure, like this. localfolder ├── a └── b ├── c    ...
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Where is program installed after ./configure

I'm installing a software using the following wget <URL package.tar.gz> tar xzvf package.tar.gr ./configure package cd package make make install My problem is that the package is not ...
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How to Complete this Texlive 2016 installation in Linux?

Condition: incomplete TexLive 2016 installation Differential conditions: Ubuntu-related system bug Settings in $HOME/.bashrc PATH="/usr/local/texlive/2016/bin/x86_64-linux:$PATH" Before starting ...
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How Troubleshoot Failed Installation of pywfdb from pip?

Condition: unable to troubleshoot failed installation of the library/module pywfdb from pip Differential conditions: failed dependenciens of pywfdb Exclude: upstart/systemd design bugs with runit in ...
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Installing elinks on OSX

I am trying to download the text based browser elinks by following this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2gzn8QAlWA but I could not because the terminal gave me the error "sudo: apt-get: command ...
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How to run GDrive on an ARM IP camera running HiLinux [closed]

I have an IP camera with the "HiLinux". Processor armv5tejl. My aim is to send videos from camera to GoogleDrive. I downloaded gdrive but it can be run only with bash (I have only shell). The problem ...
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Building Midnight Commander as non-root. glib-2.0 not found

How do I tell mc 'configure' where glib is located? I would like to build and run Midnight Commander 4.8.17. I downloaded and ran configure, specifying a --prefix pointing to ~/local. 'configure' ...
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Does my Ubuntu have coreutils' realpath installed? [duplicate]

I followed an example in coreutils' manual, but it failed to run on my Ubuntu 14.04 $ realpath --relative-base=/usr /tmp /usr/bin realpath: unrecognized option '--relative-base=/usr' So I want to ...
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OCRFeeder installation: “failed to find required GObject Introspection module GooCanvas”

I am attempting to install GNOME OCRFeeder on Debian Jessie (i.e. current, up-to-date Debian Stable) by following the instructions in the OCRFeeder README: $ git clone git://git.gnome.org/ocrfeeder $ ...
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Unable to completely remove installed package with yum remove [closed]

I removed a package on Centos 6 with yum remove, but if I run the command yum list installed | less it's shown as installed and my problem is that it conflicts with a newer version I'm trying ...
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Install OpenSSL from source [duplicate]

I installed OpenSSL from source by: wget https://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.2h.tar.gz tar -xvzf openssl-1.0.2h.tar.gz cd openssl-1.0.2h/ ./config --prefix=/usr/local/openssl --openssldir=/usr/...
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FFTW Installation Error

I'm a newbie to Linux and I am trying to install FFTW-3.3.4 on my Mac OSX as a single precision. I am doing ./configure --enable-float but it gives me error as follows: checking how to get verbose ...
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Android SDK on linux with NO GUI

I am working on a cloud based linux server and, sadly, I need to install the android SDK. It seems that the android SDK developers don't really recognize any OS that does not include a gui, as it ...
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How to install emacs 24.5 on linux mint

I'm trying to get the latest stable release of emacs on linux mint (emacs-24.5). But, for some reason apt-get only installs 24.3.1. I would usually be OK with that, but I'm trying to use spacemacs, ...
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How do I get my app to appear in the Applications list?

I have created a .deb package that copies files to the /opt/MyAppName directory. However, it does not appear in the Applications list, and I am unsure how to make that happen. How do I make my app ...
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Package “packagename” has no installation candidate in Kali 2.0

I installed Kali 2.0 and when I try to install anything (ex :software-center) I have this problem: apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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System upgrade conflicts

I'm getting a lot of conflicts when upgrading system. I can't remove these packages because many important packages depend on it. I really am not sure what to do now.
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Why is Qt not installed?

I have followed installation steps from https://wiki.qt.io/Install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu When I try qmake -v qmake: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake': No such file or directory ...
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How to install specific mysql 5.6.21 version on redhat?

My requirement is Mysql 5.6.21. I tried to install Mysql but it installed 5.6.31 version. I tried following steps: $ yum repolist all | grep mysql It gives following output: mysql55-community/...
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Broken dependency for lvm2

I am on fresh Debian jessie system and trying to install lvm2: # apt-get install lvm2 The following packages have unmet dependencies: lvm2 : Depends: watershed (>= 2) but it is not going to be ...
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libc-l10n package error

I was attempting to install katoolin and ran into some errors. When I run sudo apt-get update My output: zayascom_m1@Zayascom-mobile-1:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] passwor: Hit http://download....
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install OpenBSC [duplicate]

I am installing OpenBSC.I just following this link (I am just Building libosmocore, Building libosmo-abis, Building libosmo-netif, Building OpenBSC and install library.) But when I tried to run ...
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Where should the node_modules folder go? (Mint)

I'm just about to install Karma, Jasmine and NodeJS to start testing for AngularJS. I'm having a tough time figuring out where to put the node_modules folder. My question is split into two parts, does ...
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How to install rJava Package in Linux Mint

I already have installed R, and Java in Linux Mint, to install rJava I used this command, in Rstudio- install.packages("rJava") it starts installing, but eventually it returns some errors and ...
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Copy compiled application to another system

I compiled the latest version of netatalk (3.1.8) from source to replace the rather outdated version on my Raspberry Pi. This was quite successful, and I would like to use this version on other ...
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Debian Wheezy: reinstall apache2

The apache2 package was broken on my debian server, so I started by uninstalling all apache2 related package. Now everything seems to be uninstalled properly. dpkg -l | grep 'apache' doesn't return ...
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openBSC in linux

I've tried installing OpenBSC by following this guide http://openbsc.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/Building_OpenBSC I've gone through each of the steps (Building libosmocore, Building libosmo-abis etc). But ...
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Using new apps with old distro

We have an old Centos 6 cluster installed in 2010. The kernel is old and accompanying set of system tools and applications are old as well. It is not being updated and I have no root access. I want to ...
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Cannot find install-kernel-pkg

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 and am experimenting with building the kernel from source. I am at the step where I want to install the kernel using: new-kernel-pkg --mkinitrd --install --make-default --...
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PHP5.5 or PHP5.6 Availability for CentOS 7

Is php5.5 or php5.6 Available for CentOS 7?
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No package stress available. How to install stress on CentOS 7.2?

I'm running virtual machine CentOS 7.2 on Azure and want to install stress tool for some test related to Alert. The point is even though i installed latest repository 7.6, i still wasn't be able to ...
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Installing Skype in Ubuntu

I'm new to Linux. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed. I'm trying to install Skype. I downloaded the package: skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386 When I open the package, I'm taken to a window that ...
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Systemd, start user level unit with sudo access.

I have a debian package which installs my software and it needs to start two applications in post install script. First one is daemon and the second one is a background process both are managed with ...
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Gracefully reinstall a tweaked deb compiled from source and set up with checkinstall

When you previously compiled from source and installed the deb (yes, Debian) with checkinstall, and then you added/removed options from that binary and you need to reinstall it above the old ...
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Installing TOR on ec2 instance

As part of a research I am doing I am trying to install TOR package on a Amazon ec2 server. I have added the repo name to my repos configuration (following this tutorial: https://www.torproject.org/...
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packer - ERROR: One or more PGP signatures could not be verified!

I'm trying to install ncurses5-compat-libs on Arch Linux with packer. But I get this error: ==> ERROR: One or more PGP signatures could not be verified! How can I fix it?
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Build and install kernel module into a defined /lib/module/*kernel directory

I hope someone can help. I had problems with my distribution's kernel, so I built a kernel (same version) to build my modules. My modules would be compatible. However, if I install the modules, the ...
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Installation of programs with two hard drives [closed]

I've been going between Windows, Mint, and Ubuntu on separate computers for about a month now, and now I want to make my main computer Xubuntu. I've seen plenty of resources of how to get everything ...