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 CUDA 7.5 on Debian with packaged bumblebee

My laptop, which runs Debian Jessie, has switchble graphics cards (intel + Nvidia GT 520M), and for this I have installed Bumblebee & Primus, which depends on the Nvidia driver in the package ...
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Telegram on Kubuntu 15.10 asks for phone number every time

I've downloaded Telegram from their website and ran the executable, it keeps asking me for my phone number and to insert the pin code I receive , every single time I log in. It's becoming ...
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How do you install Ack-Grep on Red Hat Linux 6.5?

I'm not sure how to install ack-grep for redhat linux 6.5. Google only returned results on how to install it for mainly centos and ubuntu only. But what about Redhat? Why isn't there that many users ...
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How do I keep the /lib folder clean?

I have been installing libraries for use with c programs. Is there a way to keep the /lib folder clean? Can I use subdirectories, links, etc to manage this? It's getting pretty cluttered, I'm not ...
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How to install packages onto a flash drive

I have a computer with Ubuntu Linux, and I have no more room on PC, so I have a flash drive that I want to install packages onto, is there any way to install a package onto a flash drive?
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Silent MySQL Server installation

I want to install a mysql-server on a Raspberry Pi (Debian) using a SSH-connection and a bash script, which contains the installation commands. The point is, that the installation need to be done ...
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Why Linux has so many dependency problems when installing software while Windows doesn't except for few like VC++? [closed]

I'm a Windows user and I need to also use Linux distros heavily for work. Installing software has been so difficult with all dependency missing/version not upgraded/OS distro version unmatch. Not ...
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Install optional sage package (nauty) on archlinux

tl;dr: how can I install optional sage packages on archlinux? Quoting the Arch wiki page for sage: Most if not all of the standard sage packages are available as Arch packages and exposed as ...
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Why did 'apt-get autoremove' not work properly?

I installed Pipelight from the PPA archive, according to these instructions. The installation command, sudo apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi was for only one package, but it ...
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Change the default program installation location?

I have learn linux recently, but i confused about how linux system works, especially about how linux handle program files, in windows all program is in one directory Programfiles (and some in Windows) ...
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How to install executables

I sometimes run into software that is not offered in .deb or .rpm but only as an executable. For example Visual Studio Code, WebStorm or Kerbal Space Programm. For this question, I will take Visual ...
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php ./configure error: DBA: Could not find necessary header file(s)

I have a Centos 7 machine. I decided to install apache, mysql, and php from source. I already installed (from source) the apache & mysql packages (requirements: with apr (source), apr-util ...
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How to open a program on linux?

I've recently downloaded tor by using the command: sudo apt-get install tor I run Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" and I have no idea where this file destination is. Could someone please tell me where it ...
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Installing Steam on Debian 8.3 Jessie

I have ran into some issues when it went down to install Steam on Debian Jessie. The console as well as Apper comes up with missing dependencies and the package isn't going to install.
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how to fix potentially infected binary files? [closed]

when I installed the updates on my computer (Ubuntu 14.04), I typed the password, thinking that it was asked for regular updating , but when I noticed some strange behavior and crash at this moment, I ...
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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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Debian Laptop Version

I am installing Debian from netinstall ISO on a MacBook. In the software install screen, I don't see a Laptop install checkbox. Instead laptop version is installed automatically. I don't like the ...
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How does one remove a tar-installed Node.js from CentOS 7?

A CentOS 7 server has v0.12.7 of Node.js installed, and the installation was done using a tar. This is leading to conflicts when I try to install a more modern version of Node.js using yum. What ...
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Installing Linux on external drive, then booting up a different machine with it

So I have a machine that I want to install Linux on but for some reasons I won't get into, I can't. What would happen if I hook up an external drive to my laptop, install Linux on it, then plug that ...
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Unsupported package installation, the Arch Way [closed]

No AUR, no PKG. I want to install Bro, listed in Arch's "List of applications". But I can't find it in AUR, and it doesn't have a PKGBUILD file. To make, or to makepkg? It does however have a ...
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security issues from installing from source code as root

I had a question arise about how installing from source code in the root account is not a good idea because of security reasons. My stance on it is that it does not really matter if someone is in ...
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trying to get fbpanel installed but getting confusing errors

I'm not too keen on these python errors to figure them out. this is the error I am getting, but I'm using alsa/pulseaudio so I have no idea how to read python errors. %mike@voidz ...
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how to bring back md5deep

I have been using md5deep for a very long time, more than 10 years. It is a natural "go to" tool for me since it offers recursion, matching and missing modes, and even a triage which I do like. I ...
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grub2-install: error: cannot open /boot/grub/i386-pc/usbserial_common.mod: No space left on device

I am at the final step in a Gentoo installation, and I have some problems installing grub2. I did an emerge --ask sys-boot/grub and everything went ok. After this I ran (chroot) livecd # grub2-install ...
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How to install xorg inside virtualbox guest?

I am fairly new to Arch linux so I want to install it inside a VM first before replacing my current Linux installation. I've successfully installed base, base-devel & grub packages inside a ...
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How to update NTP (Network Time Protocol) on Solaris 11? Fighting with DDoS attacks

At the moment lots of servers suffers from denial of service attacks targeting NTP protocol on port 123 by issuing MONLIST requests to victims computers. Victims computers answer with large list of ...
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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 packages in parallel

If one process of dpkg is running i.e installing package or any thing else , why can't we execute another process for dpkg in parallel, same for the apt-get, Or we can? Is there any tool that can ...
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Installing files in ~/.local

When installing software compiled from source, I normally place them in /usr/local/, which is by far the most common default in my experience, and standard practice at least on Debian and its ...
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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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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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configure: error: “could not find the zlib libaray.” in Bash

I am trying to install a program "bfast" on my linux system but i am getting following errors: OS= CentOS Package libdv-devel-1.0.0-17.el7.x86_64 already installed and latest version Package ...
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Is it possible for an old version of the application to remain on the hard drive after reinstalling from DEB?

I have pandoc installed from DEB (https://github.com/jgm/pandoc/releases/tag/1.16.0.2) on Linux Mint 17.2 because the repository versions are outdated. I just downloaded and installed a new version. ...
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Debian Livestick with additional software

I've got a bunch of USB-Sticks with Debian for teaching young students HTML, PHP and MySQL alongside Linux. Because it has been decided (not by me) that I'm not allowed to install Linux on our school ...
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Installing (html) tidy conflicts with filesystem package

I'm on CentOS 7 trying to install tidy. Since there is no package provided by the usual suspects, I've downloaded the tidy-5.1.25-64bit.rpm RPM from http://binaries.html-tidy.org/. When I install this ...
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Resolving Error: Running Xilinx through Wine

I've run the Xilinx 14.7 Full Installer for Windows successfully via Wine on the prefix com.xilinx.verilog, then went to ~/Library/Application\ Support/com.xilinx.verilog_145331572525077/ to confirm ...
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the problem when install Cytoscape on Opensuse 42.1

I want to install Cytoscape on my computer. I download the installation file from Cytoscape official site and I install it like this sudo sh Cytoscape_3_3_0_unix.sh but I get the wrong message ...
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Running an executable from a symbolic link, when the executable expects it's config files to be in it's directory

I want to install p0f 3.08 (https://github.com/p0f/p0f) globally on my Ubuntu box. The repos only have the old version so I want to install it from github. I ran git clone then make and the program ...
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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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Error Installing Firefox

I'm getting this error when I try to install Firefox. Can anyone help me? Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/firefox/firefox_20.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.3_i386.deb 404 Not ...
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How to install ABAQUS software on Rocks cluster 6.2

First of all sorry for my english. I create a new cluster with 3 . which one of them is frontend and two of them is compute . i should notice that, i am newest in linux and linux hpc clustering. I ...
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Make python 2.7 the default python in centos, making an alias didn't work

I am trying to install llvm on my centos 6.7. While running the configure file it says it throws the error checking for python >= 2.7... not found configure: error: found python 2.6.6 ...
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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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Folding at home “Attempt #6 to get work failed, and no other work to do. Waiting before retry.”

I installed F@H on my Debian box using these instructions: http://folding.stanford.edu/Spanish/LinSMPGuide#ntoc2 After installing the program terminal loops through: "Attempt #6 to get work ...
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Where did Unity3D just install?

I downloaded the Linux beta .deb package of Unity3D from the official place with the official links. (I'm too lazy to recover the link and include it; it doesn't really matter anyways.) I ran sudo ...
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Unable to install dahdi - /usr/bin/install: cannot stat ‘’: No such file or directory

I am trying to install dahdi in my centos 7 system using this link but having some errors [root@localhost ~]# cd /usr/src/dahdi-linux-complete* [root@localhost dahdi-linux-complete-2.11.0+2.11.0]# ...
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Where should an application be installed if it consists of multiple files?

I have noticed that essentially all the files in /usr/bin are stand-alone executables, rather than a directory containing the executable plus other files that the executable might need (such as ...
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Where should I install seafile-server: /opt or /home?

Reading Filesystem Hierarchy Standard I was considering those directories: /opt: Optional application software packages. /home: Users' home directories, containing saved files, personal settings, ...
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FreeBSD 10.2 unable to find package

When checking the ports website I find a package for btsync. https://freshports.org/net-p2p/btsync When I try to install via pkg install btsync pkg is unable to find it sudo pkg install btsync ...
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How can I make symbolic link to a file in /home/user/.local/share to use with Alt+F2?

I apologize if this question is too elementary or if it has been asked previously. I did try to thoroughly search for it, but it is possible that I did not use the right keywords. I have zotero (a ...