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 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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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 http://www....
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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 phpPgAdmin,...
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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: arch-...
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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. XXXXX@debianvirtualbox:~/...
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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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No packages Apache and mod_wsgi3 have been found in the repositories

I'm trying to instal Apache24 and mod_wsgi3 to my FreeBSD VPS (droplet) with this command: sudo pkg install bash ap24-mod_wsgi3 py27-virtualenv mysql56-server but apparently 'ap24-mod_wsgi3' has ...
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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, refresh-...
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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. [09/...
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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 install"...
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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 ...