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Installing software on a running system, either as binaries or from source. This is usually done using your system's package manager.

Most unix-like systems have automated means for installing software : tools. Use this tag for any question related to installing software, whether it's software provided by your distribution or third-party software.

If you're having trouble compiling a program from source, use instead. If you're installing the operating system, use instead.

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