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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Can I install LAMP over existing Apache installation?

I'm setting up my first VPS, and I installed and configured Apache before I realized that there was the LAMP package to do that for me. Can I run sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ or do I have to ...
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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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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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Trying to figure out how to install Apache for linux

Forgive me for being an amateur at all of this. I spent more than a couple hours trying to figure this out, and as a beginner it's getting frustrating. I'm following these set of instructions from ...
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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/`? [on hold]

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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Tomcat Homepage (localhost) doesn't showup [closed]

Assuming, I've successfully installed Apache tomcat in RHEL 7 followed almost similar instructions in here, except that I've tomcat8 user, assigned permissions and generating a keytool as $JAVA_HOME/...
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Starting Tomcat Service when starting CentOS/RHEL/Fedora

I want to install tomcat 8 and run it at startup time I am following these tutorials: Install Tomcat 7 on CentOS, RHEL, or Fedora How to install Tomcat 8 on a CentOS 6 VPS I created the tomcat ...
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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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Unable to move, rename, or execute executable file [closed]

I downloaded a software package to interact with a SDR. To make the file executable I ran: chmod +x qt-linux-opensource-5.0.2-.86-offline.run in the directory of that file. I then tried to run it ...
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How to install Dropbox on Linux Mint 17.1 (ImportError: No module named os)

I'm not able to install/run Dropbox on Linux Mint 17.1. I installed dropbox package from repository (and also from archive on official site - same results): sudo apt-get install dropbox python-gpgme ...
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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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Unable to install mod_pagespeed on Apache 2.4

I have installed Apache 2.4 on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.7 (Santiago) by following these steps Step1 cd /etc/yum.repos.d/ wget http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/jkaluza/httpd24/...
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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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PECL memcached installation gets error

I installed Zend Server 6 (debian). Also installed several packages: apt-get install gcc apt-get install g++ apt-get install libncurses5-dev apt-get install zlib1g apt-get install zlib1g-dev apt-...
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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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How to install ap-hotspot

I can't seem to install ap-hotspot on ubuntu 12.04. I read somewhere that I should run the following commands: $ sudo su - # add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 # aptitude update # aptitude ...
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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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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 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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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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qmake error when installing PyQt5

I'm trying to install PyQt5 for python3 from source files. I install SIP correctly. Then when I want to prepare the make file for installing PyQt, I get this error: #python3 configure.py Error: /...
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Installing ruby 2.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 using ruby-install application

I've been through a couple of tutorials on how to install ruby 2.1.* My system currently has ruby 1.9.3 and I want the latest one. I'm following the following tutorial on how to install it from here: ...
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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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Is there a Homebrew-equivalent for limited access user accounts in Linux?

I have a few Linux servers that lack necessary sudo or root permissions, and I'm feeling kind of stuck with my options: hand-compile packages to a ~/local/ folder or some equivalent work with ...
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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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How do I install htop inside mac os x

How do I install htop for Mac OS X? (The easiest and laziest path)
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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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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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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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Cannot use EPEL repo, get NSS error -5990 (PR_IO_TIMEOUT_ERROR)

I'm using vagrant to start up a centOS 7.0 VM. My provisioner is trying to set up EPEL 7 via yum install epel-release -y and then trying to install ansible via yum install ansible -y It installs ...
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How do I install drjava in linux from terminal?

I've downloaded drjava-stable-20100816-r5366.jar file which is the drjava version for Linux. How do I install it on my machine? I'm running Ubuntu 11.10. I have OpenJDK Java 6 runtime and Sun Java 6 ...
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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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LAMP on Knoppix

I am trying to use the setup at this link to set up a LAMP server on my Knoppix USB drive. I have seen in multiple places that Knoppix comes with Apache, MySQL, and PHP; however I am unable to find ...
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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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Installing MySQL on CentOS throws error that cannot find mysqld.sock

I have yum install mysql in CentOS 6.4. Now, when I use mysql command, it throws the following error: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld....
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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 latest version of R 3.2.1 (World-Famous Astronaut) on Linux Mint 17.1 (MATE)

I have tried multiple ways (referencing multiple forum posts) to install the latest version of R (3.2.1 "World-Famous Astronaut") on Linux Mint 17.1 (MATE). I tried different sources lists, the most ...
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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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E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while updating php

I tried to update php to php5 and getting below errors. root@Ansible-VirtualBox:~# apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Changing Desktop environment?

I am consodering a change from win7 to any linux distro, I prefer Linux Mint because it looks like windows to some extent( from pictures only, so I would like to give it a try). I want to know whether ...
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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 ...