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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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 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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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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service collectd not starting properly

after starting service collectd (to monitor system stats), I am getting below exceptios - logfile plugin: fopen (/var/log/collectd.log) failed: Permission denied any idea?
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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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Failed to add i915 component masters (-19) Kali Linux 2.0 setup [duplicate]

While attempting to setup Kali Linux 2.0 as a dual boot with windows on my laptop. I encountered that error after entering graphic install. Any ideas? Laptop: Asus gl552vw Tried: -Using another ...
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How to install with yum all python packages except broken?

I want to install all python packages on my Fedora 20 system, and there are broken dependencies. How can I install all except the broken or with errors? ]$ sudo yum install *python* ..... --> ...
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“Makefile:29: recipe for target 'siplib.o' failed” - SIP installation [on hold]

I'm trying to install SIP 4.16.5 for Python 3.4 on Ubuntu GNOME 14.10. I type python3 configure.py and I get the following: This is SIP 4.16.5 for Python 3.4.2 on linux. The SIP code generator will ...
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dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of initramfs-tools

I started an upgrade of my Kubuntu 12.04 system with this command, as usual: sudo apt-get --show-upgraded dist-upgrade I came back later and it had failed: Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading ...
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Unable to Install software-center

Reading package lists...Done Building dependency tree Reading state information...Done Package software-Center is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package ...
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Error: xz compression not available

I'm at a loss trying to fix this issue and was hoping someone could help. I'm running redhat enterprise v6.6 64bit and am tyring to install 32bit Skype. In the process of trying to fix the ...
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no able to install packages as wireshark

Since a month, I can not download package of Ubuntu Software 14.10 This is really annoying. I try to type the command : sudo apt-get update But I have this result: Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com ...
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How to Fix Configure Error on Fedora? [on hold]

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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Why am I having problems installing Adobe Air on Linux Mint 14 and what is the solution?

I am attempting to install Adobe Air 2.6 on Linux Mint 14 in order to install an application that is dependent upon it. I was instructed to install the getlibs-all package which I did and was able to ...
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Error installing icons

This is the error code I get when attempting to install some icons. This is the command I used to install them: sudo apt-get install ultra-flat-icons And this is the error I recieve: dpkg: error ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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updating rst2pdf leads to pip uninstall

I had some problem generating PDF files from reStructuredText, which I thought I could solve with updating rst2pdf. I got a Permission denied error when I did pip install -U rst2pdf OSError: ...
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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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Installing XBMC/Kodi and X server on FreeBSD

I couldn't find how to install X server and XBMC/Kodi on FreeNAS. So without any opinion if it's good or not, what are the steps to do it?
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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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How to install Megasync client in Arch-based Antergos Linux

The client seems absent in the repositories in the latest Antergos Linux. Although here it is said that it is supposed to be accessible via AUR.
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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 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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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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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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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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Asterisk v13 on Kali Linux: No RTP engine was found. Do you have one loaded?

I installed Asterisk and tried to make a call with zoiper but I get an error [call failure 401 forbidden] and Asterisk return this message : Connected to Asterisk UNKNOWN__and_probably_unsupported ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia proprietary drivers installation

I require some Help and Guidance in installing NVIDIA drivers on my system with a Dual Intel/Nvidia Graphics Processors. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and i am aware that the OS is in its ...
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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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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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Can I Install packages on live linux os?

I want to install some more software on sabayon live and they should be remained in USB for later use. Can I install packages on live Linux OS?
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What other steps to run Groovy by using the SDKMAN install instructions?

Today I went to install Groovy on this Linx Mint 17.2 install. The SDK (or GVM, SDKMAN) instructions seemed very clear. http://www.groovy-lang.org/install.html SDKMAN site: http://sdkman.io/ ...
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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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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 g++ 4.7.2 & c++11 on CentOS 5.x?

I'm trying to install the latest stable g++ and c++11. My host did it through yum install and thought that it was the latest, but it's not, and they are now saying that this is beyond their level of ...
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How to install adobe flash tar?

I have a problem getting Flash working in Mint13 XFCE. Now I have downloaded the tar file, but I don't understand what I have to do to get this installed. I have this file: ...
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Where in CentOS 7 should I install Ruby?

I am installing Ruby and rbenv on a CentOS 7 by following the instructions in this tutorial, with modifications. One of the recommended lines of code is cd followed by git clone commands. I assume ...
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Installing netbeans on Scientific Linux- NoClassDefFoundError thrown from the UncaughtExceptionHandler in thread “main”

I'm installing netbeans 8.0.1 on Scientific Linux. I have executed the installer .sh but I get the error: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError thrown from the UncaughtExceptionHandler in thread "main" ...
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How should executables installed under /opt be added to the path?

Can programs installed under /opt be safely symlinked into /usr/local/bin, which is already in the PATH by default in Ubuntu and other Linux distros? Alternatively, is there some reason to create a ...
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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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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 ...