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 reinstall python

I messed up my python3.4 installation by make install of python3.5. $ python3 --version Python 3.5.0 This is what I get from pip --version: $ pip --version pip 7.1.2 from ...
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What environment variables to set when building and installing as regular, non-root user?

Scenario: Using GNU/Linux tools, I want to configure, make, and install to $HOME/custom as a regular, non-root user. Are the following Bash environment variables reasonable? export ...
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How is the “apt” command different from “apt-get” and “aptitude”?

I just found out that there is a third command for installing packages available on my Debian GNU/linux distribution. I found that I can install packages by simply entering: apt install sl ...
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KeePassx install

I am noob who tries to install KeePassx on Linux. Downloaded tar. Decompressed it with ~/Desktop$ tar -xzvf keepassx-2.0-beta2.tar.gz In decompressed files I found installation command but I am not ...
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Yowsup on ubuntu touch: --enable-jpeg requested but jpeg not found

I have been following this tutorial for trying to install whatsapp client on ubuntu touch. But while installing Pillow, it keeps resulting in error: ValueError: --enable-jpeg requested but jpeg not ...
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filename.gz installation on AIX

I use sudo tar xvzf forwarder.tar -C /opt/ on Linux and this works perfectly then I proceed with a . /splunk start to install a forwarder file. While in AIX, its forwarder is in .gz format and ...
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What is single user equivalent for /opt?

I'm creating the installer for my application. The app comes with specific versions of some popular libraries and binaries (Tcl/Tk and Python), so I can't install it to standard locations. If the app ...
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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 ...
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How to upgrade Vim 7.2 to 7.4 latest on Red Hat 6.6 the easiest way? [duplicate]

I'm a Vim user, and usually I just install vim via a one liner "apt-get install vim", but for red hat how can I update the 7.2 version to 7.4 with a one liner? I googled it and many places tell me to ...
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View logs for nix-env last installation

I use NixOS: $ nixos-version 16.03pre71289.7ae05ed (Emu) $ nix-env --version nix-env (Nix) 1.10 $ nix-channel --list $ sudo nix-channel --list nixos https://nixos.org/channels/nixos-unstable ...
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Installing tig and ncurses without root privileges

I don't have root privileges on our servers but I would like to install tig. Downloading the source and running ./configure --prefix=$HOME/pkg gives me configure: error: ncurses not found Okay, ...
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“ruby: Command not found” on FreeBSD, despite having installed it

I just tried to run a ruby script on a FreeBSD box I hadn't used in a while, and got "ruby: Command not found." So I figured I just hadn't previously installed it. Went to /usr/ports/lang/ruby22 and ...
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No package pgadmin3 available

I'm running CentOS release 6.7 (Final) I'm trying to install sudo yum install pgadmin3 I keep getting Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, security Setting up Install Process ...
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Where is the deb package of wpasupplicant in my debian8?

The deb package can be found in cache after the package installed with apt-get install command.network-manager was installed with the form of apt-get install,it can be found with: ls ...
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acroread only runs as root

Note I already asked the exact same question here, with no success. I hope it's not a problem. I am working on a computer connected to a LDAP server. The computer is running under Linux Mint 17. I ...
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Tomcat Homepage (localhost) doesn't showup

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 ...
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My distribution has etags symlinked to ctags, but where can I get original etags?

That's weird that I completely failed to google this question. The situation is ridiculous: Linux Mint 17.2 (almost the same as Ubuntu 14.04) has etags as a symlink to ctags. But actually, as we can ...
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C compiler cannot create executables exit 77

I am using a RedHat linux environment where I do not have root permissions (I am on a paid server account). Every time I try to run "./configure" on a new package that I am trying to set up and ...
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Can I install Ubuntu and mint side by side with Windows 10?

I have a lenovo laptop with 5th gen Intel i5 and 4gb RAM. Its running on Windows 10. Being tech savvy I couldn't resist myself from using Linux based OS. With all the research I did I finally came ...
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Installing Qt Creator on Debian

I'm following this guide http://exploringbeaglebone.com/chapter11/ and I am stuck at part Click on the “Qt Versions” tab and click on “Add…” and browse to /usr/bin/ where you should see the ...
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Fresh build and install of bison with custom --prefix is not looking for its data where I expect

I'm trying to get a fresh build of bison to run from a custom install directory specifiied with ./configure --prefix=, but it doesn't seem to be able to find the files it needs to run. Instead of ...
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How to install gpointing-device in Debian 8.1?

I made a fresh Debian 8.1 installation in studying this thread better. I know this how do I install gpointing-device in Ubuntu but the software seems to be in some Debian repositories here. However, I ...
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Moving HD from one machine to another

About two hours ago I had a Lenovo X220 w/Evo 850 SSD containing a CentOS 7 installation on it (yes, a server distro on a laptop - I know, but I'm familiar with RHEL). Several weeks back I'd completed ...
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Does omxplayer run on normal 64bit?

omxplayer is supposed to be a nice player that can play movies on Raspberry PI. I'd like to test it on debian virtual machine first, that would be also more suitable environment for remote control ...
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How to remove a broken installation of glibc

I just attempted to install glibc version 2.19 to my computer as follows: 1) I cloned the glibc git repo with $ cd ~ $ git clone git://sourceware.org/git/glibc.git 2) I checked out version 2.19 ...
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Installing libusb 1.0.9 on Debian 8 Jessie

I am new to Linux so I don't really know how to install from source. I went to libusb.org and downloaded the latest version of libusb. Where do I put it? When I follow the install instructions, ...
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How to add new keyboard layouts in Manjaro Fluxbox?

I want to try Manjaro Fluxbox, and I would say it's my favorite Manjaro to date, except for some quirks like the one that I don't know --- not only how to get a keyboard layout indicator / switcher, ...
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How to fix “cannot find -lxml2” error while installing 'igraph' for python?

On Ubuntu 15.04 I am trying to install 'igraph' using the following command: pip install python-igraph in order to, well, use the igraph package in python to work with graphs and stuff. However, ...
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Problem while installing ReviewBoard on Oracle Linux 6.2

I am trying to installing ReviewBoard on Oracle Linux 6.2. For that first of all I have installed a epel-release-latest-6.noarch.rpm provided by Fedora. Then when I am trying to give command yum ...
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Why the old binary is still running? [duplicate]

It is the default version of the imagemagick program convert that comes with ubuntu 14.04 ip-173-31-35-119:~ [prod]$ convert -version Version: ImageMagick 6.7.7-10 2014-03-06 Q16 ...
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Couldn't find postgresql.conf & pg_hba.conf files in my postgresql installation

Following all the instructions from UNIXMEN, installed postgresql-9.4 in CentOS 6.4. Everything went well, started the service and could access pgsql screen. But when I try to configure the ...
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Where should I install packages built from source as a non-root user?

I'm building several (> 10) packages as a non-root user from source, and want to install them (for the sake of this question, choose the --prefix= value). Two obvious options are: Use my home ...
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Is there a dpkg argument to warn about incomptibilities/broken dependencies?

A command like dpkg -i *.deb will install all deb files in a folder without warning of incompatibilities and such. Can this command be changed so that installation of broken packages is avoided, ...
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How should I test installation procedure on clean system (quickly and disk-space cheap)?

I was asked to invent an installation procedure for existing application, including compilation, downloading and installing the server and some other things. I have managed to get the program to work ...
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Trying to Install Subsonic or Zorin 10 (Ubuntu 15.04)

I'm trying to install latest subsonic package (subsonic-5.2.1.deb) on Zorin 10 Pro but I get a "Package of bad quality" message. Lintian check results for /tmp/subsonic-5.2.1.deb: E: subsonic: ...
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Linux debian dependency issues and wine installation

I am trying to install wine since several days but I cannot succes I have so MANY dependencies issues when I try to install a missing dependency it requires another dependency etc .. infinite circle ...
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What does it exactly mean if something “Requires Qt4”?

I need to get this program to work. As usual with linux software, it requires that I compile it myself without any real instructions. Fine, I tried to run cmake on it. ...
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How do I quickly setup Tomcat server with Java web application on Linux (Debian)?

I was recently setting up a web application running on Tomcat on Windows. What I had to do was the following: Unpack Tomcat in any folder I wanted Copy folder with my web application in ./webapps ...
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Why unprivileged pkgsrc wants to change owner and permissions?

I bootstrapped pkgsrc as unprivileged user on RHEL 6.5, but when I try to install devel/nbpatch utility I get /usr/bin/install: cannot change owner and permissions ... Operation not permitted ...
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Can't install Open Hexagon on Debian Jessie

The only way to install it, with which I got so much as an error message, is the debian build script: -- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred! See also ...
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How to install Ruby 2.2.3 in root user account of Kali Linux OS?

I'm new to Kali Linux. Before this i have experience of Ubuntu.Here in Kali I have ruby 1.9 installed. But I want to install latest version of ruby 2.2.3. For this i wrote :- apt-get install ruby ...
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Get an error when trying to install Matlab 2014a on Debian

I'm trying to install Matlab 2014a on Debian Testing. When I run the install script with sudo ./install -javadir /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre/ I get this output Preparing installation ...
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Software Center installation Error

Every time I try installing Software Center on Kali Linux 2.0. it says: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using ...
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How to install Blender in a version of your choice using the command line?

I have Blender 2.69, this is the version I got when I typed sudo apt-get install Blender in the command line. I do not know if this version is stable, but maybe it is the reason why a part of ...
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Installing Atom editor on RedHat (Scientific) without root priviliges

I'm on the verge of giving up installing the atom editor on a university machine to which I don't have root access to. The instructions on the Github page for building from source require some ...
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how do I manage dependencies for this manually installed rpm file?

How do I manage the dependencies while manually downloading and installing these rpm files? Googling the names of the rpm files results in differently-named rpm files. I cannot use yum install ...
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Install rgdal in Debian, with aptitude [duplicate]

I am installing rgdal in a docker container that also contains RShiny. I need some specific set of libraries for installing some packages, but also a downgraded version of the libraries for gdal. I ...
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Can't install gcc cross compiler

I try to cross compile Bluez. Therefor i need to install "libical" which is a prerequisite of BlueZ. I am following this guide. From the guide: libical requires cmake and g++ cross compilers to ...
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How to know before compilation which dependencies a package will need?

I want to install a package on Ubuntu 14.04 using ./configure; make; sudo make install, however, it is failing due to several missing libraries. How can I produce a list of needed packages and ...
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How to run Software Update w/out root password?

I am a sudoer on my system, but not a root. I have a Software Update tool (yumBackend.py, I think) prompting for specifically root password to install system updates. How do I install updates as ...