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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Android SDK on linux with NO GUI

I am working on a cloud based linux server and, sadly, I need to install the android SDK. It seems that the android SDK developers don't really recognize any OS that does not include a gui, as it ...
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How to install emacs 24.5 on linux mint

I'm trying to get the latest stable release of emacs on linux mint (emacs-24.5). But, for some reason apt-get only installs 24.3.1. I would usually be OK with that, but I'm trying to use spacemacs, ...
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Installing MySQL on CentOS throws error that cannot find mysqld.sock

I have yum install mysql in CentOS 6.4. Now, when I use mysql command, it throws the following error: ERROR 2002 (HY000): Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld....
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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 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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How do I get my app to appear in the Applications list?

I have created a .deb package that copies files to the /opt/MyAppName directory. However, it does not appear in the Applications list, and I am unsure how to make that happen. How do I make my app ...
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Package “packagename” has no installation candidate in Kali 2.0

I installed Kali 2.0 and when I try to install anything (ex :software-center) I have this problem: apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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System upgrade conflicts

I'm getting a lot of conflicts when upgrading system. I can't remove these packages because many important packages depend on it. I really am not sure what to do now.
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Why is Qt not installed?

I have followed installation steps from https://wiki.qt.io/Install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu When I try qmake -v qmake: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake': No such file or directory ...
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How to install specific mysql 5.6.21 version on redhat?

My requirement is Mysql 5.6.21. I tried to install Mysql but it installed 5.6.31 version. I tried following steps: $ yum repolist all | grep mysql It gives following output: mysql55-community/...
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How to Install PHP 5.3.7 On Godaddy Linux VPS using SSH [closed]

I have bought a New VPS from Godaddy. They supported PHP 5.3.5 earlier and then 5.4.34 but I need to use PHP 5.3.7 on my VPS.
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E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while updating php

I tried to update php to php5 and getting below errors. root@Ansible-VirtualBox:~# apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Changing Desktop environment?

I am consodering a change from win7 to any linux distro, I prefer Linux Mint because it looks like windows to some extent( from pictures only, so I would like to give it a try). I want to know whether ...
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Installing Skype in Ubuntu

I'm new to Linux. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS installed. I'm trying to install Skype. I downloaded the package: skype-ubuntu-precise_4.3.0.37-1_i386 When I open the package, I'm taken to a window that ...
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Broken dependency for lvm2

I am on fresh Debian jessie system and trying to install lvm2: # apt-get install lvm2 The following packages have unmet dependencies: lvm2 : Depends: watershed (>= 2) but it is not going to be ...
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Differences in java installation methods in a Linux system [closed]

When installing java at the terminal with these methods: sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk tar xvzf jdk-7u45-linux-i586.tar.gz What are the differences between these scenarios? Which location ...
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Installing netbeans on Scientific Linux- NoClassDefFoundError thrown from the UncaughtExceptionHandler in thread “main”

I'm installing netbeans 8.0.1 on Scientific Linux. I have executed the installer .sh but I get the error: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError thrown from the UncaughtExceptionHandler in thread "main" ...
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libc-l10n package error

I was attempting to install katoolin and ran into some errors. When I run sudo apt-get update My output: zayascom_m1@Zayascom-mobile-1:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] passwor: Hit http://download....
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How to create *.run./*.bin file in Debian based distros

AMD distributes the Catalyst drivers as a *.run file that when ran extracts itself, builds and then installs the driver. Thing is the driver needs a patch for it to build successfully. I want to apply ...
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How to install program locally without sudo privileges?

Assume I have ssh access to some Ubuntu server as user and I need some not system tools to be installed for convenience (mc, rtorrent, mcedit). I do not want to bother admins for these small programs. ...
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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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configure, make , make install giving an error [closed]

I'm installing gtk+3.20, but when I type make there is an error: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
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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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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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Installing Ioncube loaders without issues CentOS 5.9 [closed]

Seem to be having issues installing Ioncube loaders on CentOS 5.9. I followed this guide to install Ioncube: but it's still not working on the site at all, I keep getting this error on BoxBilling, ...
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Domjudge keeps Not Authenticated [closed]

I am trying to install Domjudge in my VPS. After I run ./configure, make and config database I login at /public/login.php with the user/pass: judgehost/judge but it doesn't log me in. I try at /...
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error re-installing httpd on CentOS 7, how can I resolve it?

On a CentOS 7 server, I am encountering an error when trying to re-install httpd. How can I resolve this error and get httpd up and running again? Here is the first error that resulted when I ...
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Xampp installer Error

I tried to install xampp ver 5.5.24 on Debian using terminal, after setting it to run as executables in permissions with. ./xampp-linux-5.5.24-0-installer.run I get Segmentation fault Then I ...
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Getting htpassword for Red Hat [closed]

yum install httpd-tools doesn't work for me because of some admin privileges or firewall issues. I also tried some httpd-tools rpm (from this page http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=...
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How to install rJava Package in Linux Mint

I already have installed R, and Java in Linux Mint, to install rJava I used this command, in Rstudio- install.packages("rJava") it starts installing, but eventually it returns some errors and ...
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cannot locate cacti files under /srv/www/cacti

I am installing cacti on SLES-11-SP2 following instructions on Open Suse Cacti guide but I cannot locate the cacti files under /srv/www/cacti after the installation. Do you have any idea where they ...
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Opencats installation error

I am trying to install opencats. While installing I am getting following error. What is the problem?
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How to install a2dissite and a2ensite on openSUSE 11.3?

I don't have the a2dissite and a2ensite commands on my openSUSE 11.3 webserver. How can I add them? I didn't find these commands with YAST. Maybe, because there are no openSUSE 11.3 repositories ...
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Installing Domjudge in Fedora 19

I tried to install Domjudge in Fedora 19 (based on its documentation) and it installed successfully but when I try to start it in browser (localhost/domjudge) I get the following error: Forbidden ...
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How do I add programs to a sabyon live USB?

How do I install software on a sabayon live USB and have that software persist after rebooting?
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Copy compiled application to another system

I compiled the latest version of netatalk (3.1.8) from source to replace the rather outdated version on my Raspberry Pi. This was quite successful, and I would like to use this version on other ...
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Where should the node_modules folder go? (Mint)

I'm just about to install Karma, Jasmine and NodeJS to start testing for AngularJS. I'm having a tough time figuring out where to put the node_modules folder. My question is split into two parts, does ...
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openBSC in linux

I've tried installing OpenBSC by following this guide http://openbsc.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/Building_OpenBSC I've gone through each of the steps (Building libosmocore, Building libosmo-abis etc). But ...
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install OpenBSC [duplicate]

I am installing OpenBSC.I just following this link (I am just Building libosmocore, Building libosmo-abis, Building libosmo-netif, Building OpenBSC and install library.) But when I tried to run ...
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MySQL aborting during initial db installation

Linux version: shell> cat /proc/version Linux version 3.2.0-4-686-pae (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 4.6.3 (Debian 4.6.3-14) ) #1 SMP Debian 3.2.46-1+deb7u1 Installing MySQL 5.6....
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How to Install R's devtools and digitize?

I need devtools because I need the function install_github to install the non-CRAN package digitize here. I installed R by sudo apt-get install r-cran-robustbase I did not install R's packages ...
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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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How to install g++ 4.7.2 & c++11 on CentOS 5.x?

I'm trying to install the latest stable g++ and c++11. My host did it through yum install and thought that it was the latest, but it's not, and they are now saying that this is beyond their level of ...
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Debian Wheezy: reinstall apache2

The apache2 package was broken on my debian server, so I started by uninstalling all apache2 related package. Now everything seems to be uninstalled properly. dpkg -l | grep 'apache' doesn't return ...
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Local installation of .rpms using YUM

I'm asking this question cautiously because I don't want to get this wrong. I have a program_name.rpm file saved locally on my server (CentOS 6.5). I have installed it previously just by navigating ...
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How to install Dropbox on Linux Mint 17.1 (ImportError: No module named os)

I'm not able to install/run Dropbox on Linux Mint 17.1. I installed dropbox package from repository (and also from archive on official site - same results): sudo apt-get install dropbox python-gpgme ...
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Using new apps with old distro

We have an old Centos 6 cluster installed in 2010. The kernel is old and accompanying set of system tools and applications are old as well. It is not being updated and I have no root access. I want to ...
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Mixing repositories for different OpenSUSE versions

At the OpenSUSE upgrade page what it takes to upgrade is just to change the repositories to point to the software of the 'destination' system and kind-of 'notices it' and the system then becomes, say, ...
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how to install nividia bumbulbee in linux mint 17.1 (cinnamon)?

I am having Nvidia GEFORCE 610m graphic card. whenever i install nvidia drivers in mint cinnamon 17.1 my cinnamon crashes and my cinnamon goes in fallback mode !! SO how can i install bumblebee in ...