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To "install" a binary compiled from source the best-practice would be to put it under the directory: /usr/local/bin On some systems that path is already in your PATH variable, if not you can add it by adapting the PATH variable in one of your profile configuration files ~/.bashrc ~/.profile PATH=${PATH}:/usr/local/bin dd is a low level copy tool that ...


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Install copies files with the default mode 755. Install can be configured to set the owner or group of a file and/or the mode of a file. Install can be configured to backup the original file before it is replaced.


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The ./configure and make steps that you are referring to are only necessary when software is supplied as source code. In the case of pycharm, it is provided as a pre-built executable. The jetbrains website includes a link to the following installation instructions Installation Instructions Copy the pycharm-*.tar.gz to the desired installation ...


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I believe you can check what has been installed or uninstalled etc via the aptitude logs. You will need to be root or use sudo to view the log files. You can check the logs using this command: sudo cat /var/log/apt/term.log For long log files u can pipe to more like this: sudo cat /var/log/apt/term.log | more Then you can use space bar to page down, ...


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I think the best bet is for you to acquire another SGI machine, unfortunately. There are several MIPS emulators but none are at a state where they can yet run IRIX. Available emulators include: GXemul Qemu


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The add-apt-repository command is part of the software-properties-common package in Debian 8.x (jessie). Once you've installed software-properties-common, you'll have add-apt-repository available and you can use it to add PPA repositories. Note: Be sure that the packages you're installing are compatible with Debian. If the packages are only available for ...


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Recuva : Recuva is not available in Lubuntu. Diskdigger : Can be installed in Lubuntu. Here is the oficial documentation for installation. testdisk : Available in the universe repository. You need to enable it first (if not done already). Run the following command to enable it (assuming you are using Lubuntu 14.04 and using official repo) : echo 'deb ...


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You could try sudo find / -name "studio.*". The way this command works is simple: sudo runs the find command as superuser (supersuser do) so you can check all the directories in the file system including the locked ones. find searches a given location (/ in our case) for a given file or directory. / is the parameter that dictates find where to search (in ...


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When I'm looking for a tool I first look to see if it is in my PATH. type adduser bash: type: adduser: not found If it is not found then I'll use apropos apropos adduser add.user.conf (5) - configuration file for adduser (8) and addgroup (8) . adduser (8) - add a user or group to the system Section 8 is System administration ...


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AFAIK you'll need to check manually if an update is available and, if you want it, manually uninstall the old version and download + install the new one. It's clearly more cumbersome a process than installing packages via apt-get, which also allows you to easily solve dependencies and do updates. However, there are a few advantages: You can compile with ...


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Each distribution or distribution family has its own package management programs. Package management is one of the main differentiators between distribution families. Debian and derivatives (Ubuntu, Linux Mint, elementary OS, Raspbian, etc.) use two program families to manage programs: dpkg as the low-level package management tool, handling commands such ...


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You have installed Python packages that are more recent than what your distribution provides. For example, you have python version 2.7.10-1 installed but your distribution only has version 2.7.5-5ubuntu3. APT doesn't downgrade packages unless explicitly told to do so. So for example if you try to install a package that depends on the exact version of ...


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You are missing a library called ncurses which is used by your application. Just install it with sudo yum install ncurses ncurses-devel As your are building it from sources, you'll need to satisfy the dependencies yourself. That's what rpm packages are meant for : listing dependencies, resolving and installing them so the requested package will work. Edit: ...


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If you'd like to package your application for installation on Debian systems, your best starting point is the dh-python package. You may also find the Debian Python FAQ, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Packaging and the Python distutils useful references.


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Delete or comment (#) the cdrom line(s) in /etc/apt/sources.list and look at files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d and run apt-get update


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Don't take ownership of /usr/local. Use sudo to install software. But use your own account to build it. git clone … # or tar -x or … cd … ./configure make sudo make install Why not take ownership of /usr/local? You nailed it. That would allow any program running on your account to write there. Against a malicious program, you've lost anyway — infecting ...


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Approaches There are 2 approaches to this solution. /usr/local/{src,bin} is for custom built software installed by the System Admin, ie, root, in which case sudo or su - should always be used, making this question a moot point. Install pre-compiled binary updates, i.e those found in your distributions package management mechanism, but unsupported versions ...


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You shall do ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/bynary_package Then a make with the option required in the Makefile.


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There is a 'goldendict' package that is part of EPEL. Enable EPEL by installing the 'epel-release' package, then 'goldendict' will be available to install through yum.


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This is the reason why it fails on my build: checking for the kernel version... unsupported (3.14.13-c9) configure: error: Valgrind works on kernels 2.4, 2.6



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