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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Compile xf86-input-libinput and get my version to be used

Wayland Libinput has a noticeable 0.5s delay at two-finger scrolling. The setting is in code with the line #define DEFAULT_GESTURE_2FG_SCROLL_TIMEOUT ms2us(500) in the file ...
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Debian how to install downloaded program [duplicate]

I just downloaded https://fah.stanford.edu/file-releases/public/release/fahviewer/debian-testing-64bit/v7.4/fahviewer_7.4.4_amd64.deb . How do I install it? I am used to Windows programs installs ...
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Installing programs on a removable drive

I am planning to install some software on removable media (which will presumably always be present in the computer, though it's possible that there could be occasions where it is absent). After doing ...
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Gimp misses libraries after installing a compiled version and removing the package

I was trying to remove the older Gimp version in order to install the latest version on my Ubuntu 14.04, I've compiled and installed it. When I start gimp, it says that it was installed in the same ...
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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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Install PostgreSQL client (psql) only on CentOS

Simple question, but no resources found about this. Is there any way to install only a PostgreSQL client, the terminal-based one, psql, on a CentOS7 system, without installing the complete PostgreSQL ...
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Installing USB Wi-Fi driver on Zorin

I installed Zorin 10 (after trying Mint and Ubuntu). My problem is I have a TP LINK Archer T2UH USB Wi-Fi adapter. Their website has the Linux driver for ...
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What is the error message here?

While I am trying to update my linux through synaptic package manager, I found the following error message. Question: 1.What is this? How to get rid of this?
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Install recommended packages of an already installed package with apt

I previously installed a package with the --no-install-recommends and am now missing some functionality due to these packages missing. Is there a way to install these packages with an apt-get command ...
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R IDE and RStudio won't open in lubuntu

I've installed R (3.2.2) in latest lubuntu (apt-get) and the RStudio (0.99.489 - Ubuntu 12.04+ 32-bit). R works from command line, but the IDE fails to launch from the shortcut that installation ...
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How to install PPAs (from Launchpad) on non-Ubuntu distros like Debian?

AFAIK only Ubuntu and (obviously) Ubuntu-based distributions can handle PPAs. A major (and maybe the only) source of PPAs is Launchpad - another service by Canonical. A real-world example is ...
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Lubuntu -How to Add software to menu [duplicate]

I'm new on Lubuntu and so I downloaded a editor like LightTable and it runs only with this command from command line ./LightTable So HOW CAN I ADD THIS SOFTWARE ON MY MENU ?
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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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How to add the correct repositary in gedit?

I am trying to install Rstudio in my linux mint 17.1 using software package manager. I tried the following way which is given by this link. But I am getting the following error. E: Malformed line ...
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Installing APSIM Software on Ubuntu 14.04

I want to install APSIM software on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed the instructions given here and used the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ gfortran mono-devel mono-vbnc libboost-all-dev ...
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How to install code blocks in kali?

First thing first - I am pretty much new to linux based operating system. Please be patient with me. Hi, I recently installed kali on my computer. But I dont know the basics of this OS. Please help ...
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Remount Arch Linux installation CD to download some additional packages

According to this post I can: Start the livedisk again, remount your drives archroot into your root partition and then install the packages you need and everything should work. However, I ...
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Why are programs not distributed in compiled format?

But they give instructions like cd downloaded_program ./configure make install This creates the ELF that is needed, and probably some .so files. Why not put those inside a zip file for download, ...
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How to install framework on remoter server without root privileges

I'm trying to install caffe deep learning library on my university cluster grid running on Debian. The grid has some preinstalled modules, such as python, CUDA, compilers etc. The problem is, some of ...
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Network Simulator in fedora - tools/ranvar.cc:219:70: error: how to solve this error

I'm trying to build and install NS-allinone 2.34 on Fedora 23. During the build process I'm getting the following error: tools/ranvar.cc: In member function ‘virtual double ...
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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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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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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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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 ...