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dpkg/apt and rpm/yum use databases that get locked when a package is being installed. This is done on purpose; it is to avoid possible corruption of the databases. The databases are meant for tracking the installed packages on a system.


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Install the full xorg, plus virtualbox support (you might have to reboot after that): pacman -S xorg virtualbox-guest-utils If you really want to use startx you need either to change your ~/.xinitrc to start blackbox or install ugly old twm instead.


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NTP 4.2.8p2 is included if you upgrade to Solaris 11.3, the currently supported version of Solaris 11.


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It's fine. Remember, it's your home directory; you can do anything you want in there. GNOME/KDE/whatever might complain if you go around deleting .config, but anything you do in your home directory will, by definition, only affect you. Adding some directories in .local is harmless. Putting something in a dot directory will be mildly inconvenient, ...


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The obvious reasons why not: user's home-directories are often limited in size (quotas on shared systems) predefined profiles often have already added ~/bin to your PATH (making it more convenient to install in that directory) if you have control of the machine, installing into a shareable location works out nicely, e.g., /usr/local/bin. Your ...


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You need to install the development packages, usually called foo-devel or similar. Or you might be trying to build for the wrong architecture.


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Yes, it is possible, and a feature Your path may be setup so that your running an older version. This is common if one package is in /usr/bin and the other in /usr/local/bin or /opt/something Try running which pandoc to make sure your running the same one in that is in the deb file. This allows for different users to run different versions of applications ...


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The reason why you're seeing that error is because the person who maintains the package incorrectly included /usr/share/man and /usr/share/man/man1 in the RPM package's definition of what the package "owns". Because the package claims to own that directory (and will try to delete it if you uninstall it), yum detects that another, already installed package, ...


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Try installing the previous version: rpm -ivh http://binaries.html-tidy.org/binaries/tidy-5.1.14/tidy-5.1.14-64bit.rpm


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Your version of Ubuntu is 12.10 which is no longer supported and the version 20 of Firefox you are trying to update to is also out of date. Firefox is currently at version 43. The error you are seeing means that the URL where the patches had been is no longer available, since it is no longer supported. If possible you should either update to or install a ...


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If you want Python 2.7 on a CentOS6 system, install the Python 2.7 Software Collection package. It will not replace /usr/bin/python, but if you load the python27 scl, configure will detect it. Note: you should just use the EPEL package for llvm if that's all you want.


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The other answers on here are great, but I wanted to create a completely automated installation script. I hope this helps someone. #!/bin/bash sudo apt-get install -y cmake yasm libjpeg-dev libsdl-image1.2-dev libsdl1.2-dev pushd /tmp wget -O libpng-1.6.21.tar.xz ...



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