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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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 ...
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Red Hat no package realmd available

I would like to use AD authentication with a RHEL server using realmd and SSSD. I tried installing realmd using yum install realmd but I get the following message: Loaded plugins: product-id, ...
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Troubleshooting Wine Errors (for SkySaga)

I want to run programs in Wine, but I don't know where to start debugging. Are there any tips on how to use Wine's error logs? I made this by trying to install the game SkySaga with PlayOnLinux. ...
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Difficulty installing and compiling Dada Engine on OSX

I am trying to install Dada Engine. The readme can be found here: https://github.com/orenmazor/Dada-Engine I have run the install bash successfully and "sudo make". However, when I run "make ...
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How to create a module on a CentOS cluster [closed]

I would like to create a module on a CentOS 6 cluster (e.g. module load gcc-4.7.2). Basically, I have no clue how modules work. Are there any good tutorials illustrating this or could someone ...
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How to install cctrlapp on debian?

I try to install the cctrl command line client on a debian 8 machine. Following the install instructions, I installed python, pip and then (via pip) cctrl apt-get install python apt-get install ...
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Install Git offline without sudo

I have a corporate Linux server which does not have internet connection, and sudo access needs to be approved through many levels of hierachy. I've tried install git but I soon realized this needs a ...
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I need help installing mate 1.10 from source

I have debian 8, with mate 1.8. I would like to update to mate 1.10. I have been to the mate desktop installation page: http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/download#debian and I have downloaded various ...
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Install userspace programs on server without root access

I would like to install some programs on my work development server because it is missing some programs I need for my day to day job. I don't have root access. What I did up to now is compiling the ...
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How can I install my network driver on Debian from a USB media?

Here's my typical workflow for installing Ubuntu/Mint: 1) Boot from a USB stick with Live installation 2) Install, reboot 3) Use my USB network adapter which is supported by Mint to get internet 4) ...
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How do I create a Debian package for a python progarm?

I created a python game that I want to distribute on my website via a Debian package. The game has a few dependencies that are usually not installed (such as pygame) on some Linux computers, but often ...
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Installing libx11-devel from source, error in string.h

I'm running Linux version 2.6.32-504.8.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@c6b9.bsys.dev.centos.org) (gcc version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-11) (GCC) and trying to install libX11-devel from source on a ...
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Remote installation of packages on Ubuntu

I am trying to work on a project where i am supposed to install softwares and packages on one system and it should replicate on other systems connected on LAN. How can i proceed with this?
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Install powernap on debian?

I just read about powernap here but don't know how to install it.. Download and untar was simple: axel https://launchpad.net/powernap/trunk/2.20/+download/powernap_2.20.orig.tar.gz && tar ...
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Can't install locales [closed]

I'm working under Raspbian (for RaspberryPi): Linux version 3.18.14-v7+ (root@vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-32) (gcc version 4.8.3 20140106 (prerelease) (crosstool-NG linaro-1.13.1-4.8-2014.01 - ...
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I'm trying to Install Eclipse But When I Try to Run ./configure It Doesn't Work

So I am trying to install Eclipse through terminal by watching a video, but when I attempt to run ./configure I get a message saying bash: ./configure: No such file or directory I looked around ...
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C compiler cannot create executables when installing h4toh5 on debian

This is the first time to install from source code in my life so thank you for any help. I am trying to install h4toh5 utility which could allow converting a hdf4 to hdf5 file. After a long process ...
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Error while installing r 3.2.1 in linux mint [duplicate]

I am trying to install r version 3.2.1 in linux mint 17 using the commands below sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://cran.rstudio.com/bin/linux/debian wheezy-cran3/ sudo apt-key adv ...
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How to install applications temporary into RAM on LiveCD?

So I have a Scientific Linux LiveDVD. And I have it installed on a PC that has no hard drives configured and avaliable at all. I want to install some applications that would allow me to configure ...
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A way to keep dotfiles and configuration with ssh

I'm using vim, tmux and zsh. I love those tools. I spent a lot of time to configure those tools, particularly Vim. In my day-to-day job, I have to access a lot remote machines. I use ssh to be ...
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Switching from Ubuntu: What is software support like for other distros? [closed]

I'm about to reformat my laptop and am considering trying a new Linux distro. Ubuntu was my first Linux OS, and I chose it because it seemed to have the most support and documentation for different ...
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Can't install MDM on linux mint

One day when booting my computer it froze at the Linux Mint logo. I pressed ESC and i noticed that it failed to start the mdm. I tried reinstalling from the command line but it did not work. I ...
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How can I determine the distribution in a .spec file?

I am using Helios for my current development and initially I was using SUSE. In the distribution package, how can I check whether I am running on Helios or not? On the basis of this condition I have ...
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Trying to compile GNU Screen

I am trying to compile GNU Screen in my home folder on a machine where I don't have super user rights. I am taking GNU Screen version used by Linux from Scratch. tar xvzf screen-4.3.1.tar.gz cd ...
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Installing drivers for the ASUS AC-51 Network Adapter

I'm not very good at installing drivers for these 3rd party devices manually. The provided instructions in the "readme" have poor grammar and I'm not experienced enough to fully interpret exactly what ...
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Is there any program like deep freeze for Debian allowing installations and compilations?

I researched and found some similar programs to deep freeze for Linux, not yet tested any program but the descriptions they leave not install programs on the operating system or am I wrong? Does ...
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Install Android Studio in Linux Mint 17 without PPA

I am still a fairly new user to the world of Linux. At the moment, I am wanting to install Android Stuido onto my pc which runs Linux Mint 17. I found this article which has an explanation about how ...
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AirCrack-NG suite: some tools like besside-ng were not installed on my Linux distro

Even when this is an Ubuntu issue, I think this is the proper forum to ask about it, due to this problem will probably reproduce in any other Linux distribution. I have installed Ubuntu Linux ...
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Error Installing Matlab

When I install Matlab I get this error: fawaz@fawaz-Lenovo-B590~$ sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem ...
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how can I run old programs from a MIPS?

I have an old PC with a program called atomTV, for viewing, and producing movies from molecular trajectory files. I only have a binary, and the platform it ran on was 64-bit MIPS architecture, where I ...
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How can I replace the stock driver module inside a Linux ISO?

In particular, I want to replace the stock network drivers (r8169) with something else (r8168) in the installation ISO. Is this possible? Currently, I have to install Ubuntu/Debian/CentOS (same ...