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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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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Differences in java installation methods in a Linux system [on hold]

When installing java at the terminal with these methods: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk tar xvzf jdk-7u45-linux-i586.tar.gz What are the differences between these scenarios? Which location ...
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configure, make , make install giving an error [on hold]

I'm installing gtk+3.20, but when I type make there is an error: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
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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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What happens if you download an updated package of a software you already have installed, and install the new package? [closed]

The software I have installed doesn't have its own built-in update feature. So, I downloaded the package again from the website and installed it again. Does this update the software or duplicate it? I ...
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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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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 ...
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How can I automatically fetch dependencies when installing a Debian package? [duplicate]

If I download a Debian .deb package because it is not available through apt, I will usually try to install it using the command sudo dpkg -i package.deb. However dpkg, whilst being excellent at it's ...
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Mixing repositories for different OpenSUSE versions

At the OpenSUSE upgrade page what it takes to upgrade is just to change the repositories to point to the software of the 'destination' system and kind-of 'notices it' and the system then becomes, say, ...
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How to check if HDF5 is installed?

I have followed instructions from their site. The command ls /usr/local/hdf5 returns bin include lib share But dpkg -s hdf5 dpkg-query: package 'hdf5' is not installed and no information is ...
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Kali - software-center installation: Package 'synaptic' has no installation candidate [closed]

I just installed kali linux-debian 7 and I still can't install synaptic after editing the /etc/apt/sources.list ~# apt-get install synaptic Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Padre (perl IDE) package not found under Centos7

I wanted to install Padre the Perl IDE under CentOS7. I followed the Fedora page on the Padre wiki : http://padre.perlide.org/download/fedora.html It just says install is done through: # yum ...
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How to install libav on Linux 14.04 Server?

I have setup a webserver with ubuntu 14.04 now I have to install Libav via SSH commands. Can you please help me with those commands? And Please do let me know how to I check that its properly ...
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installing google-chrome gives me error

When I run the following command sudo yum install -y ruby ruby-devel gcc xorg-x11-server-Xvfb google-chrome-stable on a centos 6 server I get the following error: Package: google-chrome-stable-...
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Installing wpscan and metasploit

I installed metasploit and all dependencies following the instructions here: sudo apt-get install build-essential libreadline-dev libssl-dev libpq5 libpq-dev libreadline5 libsqlite3-dev libpcap-dev ...
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Install aria2 on linux [closed]

What are the steps to install aria2 https://aria2.github.io/ on my Linux-based shared bluehost server so that I can set it up with webui-aria2?
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FTDI Driver for Custom PID and VID

I have changed VID and PID of my ftdi board to 0001 and 0002. Now the com is not showing and the device is showing in unknown device. How can make a customize driver for it to get com port. Sorry ...
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Install a package from SSH

This is my first experience with Linux. I want to install a package (named screen) and I have access to a SSH login which I use putty on Windows to do so. Is there a way to install screen from putty ...
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Root, home and boot partitions

So I had been considering that partition is like a separate section of space. Recently, I decided to experiment with partitions and found a flaw in my understanding. Some examples refer to a case ...
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How does one run Multiple parallel Tomcat instances in CentOS 6?

I can install them to different directories, and I think I can make them use different ports, as well. I'm going to add 10000 to each port number for the second installation, and 20000 to the third ...
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Making CMake apply -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX to everything

I'm trying to build this app with CMake, as a non-root user. I've run: cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX:PATH=$HOME/opt but during make install, I get -- Installing: /usr/local/share/myapp/data CMake ...
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What is Open Build Studio and how does it work? [closed]

I'm just curious to know what is Open Build Studio. The website says it's got 43,959 projects, with 363,784 packages, in 67,556 repositories. Judging by those numbers, does it mean that OpenSUSE has ...
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CMake not found, yet it is installed [closed]

I am attempting to install CMake in a cluster environment running Centos 7.2, by executing: ./bootstrap --prefix=/home/user/opt make make install Compiling doesn't give any errors, yet, ...
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Why this error about upstart/systemd with runit?

I run sudo apt-get install git-all in Ubuntu 16.04 and see the following in the end Setting up runit (2.1.2-3ubuntu1) ... start: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed to connect to socket /com/ubuntu/...
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install gnu command

I have the command split installed. However I need the '--filter'argument, which is supported by gnu's split command. SO I need to install gnu split. How do I do that on my mac? I tried $ brew ...
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How to make python3 the default version on WING IDE

I'm new to python and I've been trying to update from python 2 to 3 by doing apt-get install python3 and it installed but when I type python --version on my terminal the version is 2.7.9. How can I ...
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Updating Nginx server to 1.10 on Debian 8.4

I just installed the latest Debian version (8.4) on a virtual machine, and everything went fine. I then installed nginx server from the Debian repos and I got version 1.6.2, while the latest version ...
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Is installing pre-compiled software from tarballs against the Debian philosophy?

Probably the biggest argument for trying out Debian is its stability. In order to not break that stability, we have to follow a certain philosophy, which is to always install software from the ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-mipsel/Packages' in Release file

I am currently running debian 8 jessie as my linux distro, and have been following this link to install HHVM https://docs.hhvm.com/hhvm/installation/linux the first two lines I have successfully ...
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I can't install software-center on Kali

It shows this error oot@kali:~# apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package software-center is not ...
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Installing g++ on Oracle Linux Server 7.1 without internet

I have a laptop running Oracle Linux Server 7.1. Trying to make a C++ file and receiving the error: make[1]: g++: Command not Found I assume I need to install g++. I've gone through a number of rpm ...
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Python can't import pysmp on Arch Linux

I successfully installed pysnmp with yoaurt –S pysnmp, but when I try to execture a scipt with Python 2.7 which has import pysnmp, I get $ python2.7 test_script.txt.py Traceback (most recent call ...
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Unable to install libltc-dev in beaglebone black debian

I am trying to build some C programs in beaglebone black (using debian) which I git clone from here. Now I try command make I got this error :- Makefile:9: *** "https://github.com/x42/libltc version &...
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How to install or update GLIBC_2015

I am trying to run Telegram messaging application in Wheezy 7.9.0. When I run it using bash (./Telegram), the following output is shown : /lib/i386-linux-gnu/i686/cmov/libc.so.6: version `GLIBC_2.15' ...