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 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 ...
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How to use yaourt on arch linux under proxy?

How do I install applications using yaourt under proxy network. For pacman I can simply use: export http_proxy=http://usernm:passwd@link:port sudo -E pacman -S application But how do I do this for ...
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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 ...
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apt-get error installing software on Parrot OS

I am trying to install Evolution Email client but when I run "sudo apt-get install evolution" I get the following errors: "Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How is install different from cp?

How is install different from a simple copy, cp or dd? I just compiled a little utility and want to add it to /usr/sbin so it becomes available via my PATH variable. Why use one vs the other?
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Building and installing C* Music Player (CMUS)

I really like C* Music Player (CMUS) and I just installed Fedora 22 because I had issues with Fedora 21. The thing is that I cannot find any executable to install this music player. I tried with dnf ...
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How to install CUDA Toolkit 7.x on Debian 8 (Jessie) or 9 (Stretch)?

How to install Cuda Toolkit 7.0 on Debian 8? I know that Debian 8 comes with the option to download and install CUDA Toolkit 6.0 using apt-get install nvidia-cuda-toolkit, but how do you do this for ...
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Can't install gcc on CentOs 7.0

I have to install gcc on a server that does not have any access to internet due to security issues. I tried ftping the source tar and building it on the server, but it requires gcc to compile gcc. So ...
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SLES official repository connection (activation code available for SLES 12, not SLES 11 SP3) solution: use SLES SP4

How could I connected to official repository from my SLES 11 SP3? I need to update my kernel etc. Here my previos active-search post =) How to get 60 day SLES activation code
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Linux install command

I'm currently writing a Yocto recipe. On the do_install function I invoke the install command. But things don't work very well. The folder that I am trying to install contains several subfolders, and ...
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Linux/Raspbian equivalent to Add/Remove Programs || Programs & Features?

Is there a Linux (and specifically Raspbian) equivalent to the Windows OS programs "Add/Remove Programs" and/or "Programs & Features"? Android has it's own Application Manager as well. Back in ...
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How to change the default directory where programs get installed

I have Debian wheezy chrooted in my Android. However all its directory is in my internal memory. So, if I apt-get install something, it gets installed in /data/data/.../debian/usr/local/bin ...
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How do I make a Make, Make Install, and deb file for a python program?

I recently wrote a python program. Now the question: how do I go about making an installation script for it? From my understanding, you need to create a make file, I believe that a make file is made ...
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How to Fix Configure Error on Fedora? [closed]

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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How to install Software Center on Kali Linux:

E: Package 'software-center' has no installation candidate 2 down vote I'm trying to add this to repositories. NOTE: Editing /etc/apt/sources.list and adding these two lines: deb ...
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Getting latest version of software with/without Sourceforge

I want the latest version of software/programs that I have installed on my computer. I figured the best way to do this would be to download the latest one from SourceForge directly rather than via ...
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Recommended way to install software to /usr/local — use sudo or chown?

I'd like to install software from source (e.g., third-party GitHub repos) to my machine. Generally /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/src are for non-distribution-specific software, right? Taking ...
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How to Install “remotely” Binary source from another path location

Suppose this I have a Bynary_Package.tar.gz When i unzipped this: zxvf Bynary_Package.tar.gz -C /path/dir/ Now, I move to cd /path/dir/Bynary_Package/ when I list this with ls -Al I have the ...
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Where does Debian 8.1 install adduser?

Code and outputs apt-cache search adduser adduser - add and remove users and groups $ sudo apt-get install adduser Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Debian's corresponding command for add-apt-repository? [duplicate]

I want to run this in Debian 8.1 sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:nemh/systemback sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install systemback but I cannot find add-apt-repository in Debian 8.1 and its ...
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Why am I getting CD requests in Debian APT-GET?

Code and outputs sudo apt-get install xfsprogs [sudo] password for masi: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages ...
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Installing tar.gz file which has no configure, install, and readme file

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have downloaded the latest version of Pycharm for using Python programming language called pycharm-community-4.5.3.tar.gz from the website: ...
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How to restore packages removed by installing a program

I was trying to install the normal map plugin for gimp, and I tried installing the package gimp-normalmap:i386 from the Software Manager on Linux Mint. As I was installing it, I realized that it was ...
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Help installing in Lubuntu?

I'm fairly new to Linux and don't know how to get the data recovery softwares as they're not in the Lubuntu Software Center nor Synaptic Package Manager. Recuva Diskdigger Testdisk R-Linux
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Install software on shared drive in linux mint

I am running windows and linux mint 17.2 together . My hard disk drives are available in both linux and windows . I can only install software linux drive , is there any way I can install software in a ...
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How do I move files from a disk image using Terminal.

I downloaded an application (LaTeXiT) that installed itself as a disk image. I navigated to /Volumes and into the disk image, but when I try to move the contents to my /Applications folder, it returns ...
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How to find manually installed program in Linux Mint

Yesterday I installed Android Studio. I didn't install via the package manager or Software Center. Instead, I downloaded the ZIP package and installed it. After the installation, Android Studio worked ...
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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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Considering Group and User to Install Apache httpd with different Directory - CentOS 6.6

I removed user and group related to apache, (preinstalled with apache from RPM). I'm in the process of installing Apache HTTPD from binary source "tar.gz" Download httpd-2.4.12.tar.gz Extrat tar ...
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Build Script Help, Not Loading Modules

So I am writing a script to build and install Netcdf, but when I source it, it seems like some of the lines just are not running or are being skipped and I am unsure why. When I run the code line by ...
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Install linux headers 3.7 on debian 8

I'm trying to install the amd64 radeon catalyst driver, but it needs kernel headers for 3.7 This is the output of uname -r: 3.16.0-4-amd64 I've already ran apt-get update, apt-cache search ...
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How to install Goldendict on CentOS 7

I've tried to install goldendict on my laptop which runs CentOS 7 on different ways: 1- I've tried to convert .deb package to .rpm with alien 2- I've tried to build from source (with error or qt4 ...
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How to check which user installed the package or software?

Multi-user system. Fedora 12 x86_64. All users are sudoers.
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Installing and compiling log4cpp on Debian

How to install log4cpp framework package stored locally as tar.gz, and which file from that package to use for bulding. I read some articles on internet, but I'm getting stucked at this part: ...
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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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krita shows critical error on Linux Mint

I installed `krita' software into Linux Mint but it shows critical error. Which dependencies should I install on my Linux Mint? I reinstalled krita but the problem still remains? I followed this ...
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Creating Group and User for Tomcat RHEL/CentOS

I newbie I want to create an user for my Tomcat installation, but I was viewing multiple options: # groupadd tomcat # # useradd -g tomcat -d /usr/local/tomcat tomcat # useradd -g tomcat -c "Tomcat ...
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custom gcc install include files

I have a custom installation of g++ 4.8.1 in my home directory. However the include files in that installation have no extensions! (except for tgmath.h, fenv.h, complex.h, and cxxabi.h) Thus even if ...
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Can I resume make after a Ctrl+C?

I am installing gcc version 5.1 on a supercomputer cluster. I configured it and am now running the make command. It has been several hours and is still running as it is a long install, but the work ...
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Golang keeps old version in crypto/ssh/terminal.a

I'm currently trying to install version 1.4.2 of Go in my environment (Ubuntu 14.04, 64bit, Gnome, zsh). I'd like to run this program for checking http2-status of domains. I've installed the golang ...
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Install to different location (/root) using dpkg

I am a little new to Linux and currently running Mint 17. I want to have more control over where everything is installed (i.e. /root vs /home) and see if I can install to /root without editing ...
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How to install Debian packages via internet instead of from a CD?

When I enter root to install sudo on Debian Testing I type this: apt-get install sudo Which returns this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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How could I install epeg on Arch Linux?

I've been trying to install epeg on Arch Linux, and I'm not having any success. I tried following the instructions for compiling it on the GitHub site, but I just ended up with a libepeg.so and an ...
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Install script - sudo authorisation compatibility?

I am currently updating a few scripts, and am planning on releasing some useful ones so others can use them (so they need to work across a wide range of machines without crashing, and without breaking ...
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Unable to install any package in Linux mint 17

I am not able to install any software. I tried the commands like sudo apt-get -f install, sudo apt-get autoclean and sudo dpkg --configure -a after some googling. But no success till yet. Please help ...
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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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Installing JDK in a FHS-compliant way

I'm trying to install JDK on elementaryOS 0.3, but I'd like to do it in a FHS-compliant way. I've read a couple of answers about this topic, and a lot of them state that a program could be installed ...
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How to detect, find and install a missing firmware [duplicate]

Context Today I installed Debian 8 on my HP Pavilion Notebook PC, during the installation (specifically during the network setting up), the the system prompted: Hardware needs non-free firmware to ...
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How to package (where to install) a stand-alone software bundle

Consider some application that is intended to be built in its destination directory and whose subdirectory structure does not respect Linux conventions. Assume in particular that there is no install ...
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Has anyone gotten deboostrap for jessie working from an Ubuntu host?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04, and trying to build an armhf Debian image for Jessie. I've done this before for Wheezy. The debootstap script doesn't seem to work if the target is Jessie however. Any ...