Questions tagged [software-installation]

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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Amarok fails to load on Debian Buster / Devuan Beowulf

I've downloaded and built Amarok 2.9.0 on Devuan Beowulf (= Debian Buster without systemd) - after installing a whole bunch of prerequisite Qt and KDE-related packaged. The build passed (after a bit ...
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Why does pip3 install in ~/.local on Debian?

I'm testing Debian 10 in a VM to check if i can use it for my stream servers (headless minimal netinstall). Why does pip3 install, e.g supervisor, in ~/.local? I did read the release notes but ...
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Install Postgres database on FreeBSD

How does one go about discovering and installing the Postgres database system onto a FreeBSD machine? Must one install the entire gig of data for the entire Ports tree, and then compile from source? ...
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How to fix broken Debian?

These errors (see pic. 1 and 2) appear every time I boot in Debian. I tried to update from stretch to buster, but it didn't have any effect. I have dual boot with Windows 10, so that potentially might ...
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Package, repository and installation process in Linux

I read many articles on the internet about how to install a program on Linux, for example Ubuntu, but I'm still confused! What I understand 'till now is: First, we should add repository that ...
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Configure Zulip chat

I am trying to install Zulip chat on Ubuntu but get this error: bash: ./scripts/setup/install: /usr/bin/env: bad interpreter: Permission denied I would really appreciate it if someone could help me ...
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Kali Linux, installing apps in terminal fails

When I try to install software, the response in the terminal is: E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (URL parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. E: Could not get ...
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No package g++ available. on HDP sandbox

I am trying to figure out how to install g++ on Hortonworks HDP [root@sandbox-hdp Lesson-5.2_pipes]# uname -a Linux sandbox-hdp.hortonworks.com 4.19.5-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Nov 27 12:40:57 ...
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How can I install the Mozilla-TTS on a linux distribution?

I want to have some way of offline TTS conversion and mozilla's TTS produces impressing results. I will use this to more easily communicate with my AI and not be bound to a monitor. The problem is ...
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kali installation [closed]

well, I tried to install kali but on first page(kali linux live boot menu), there is no choice like graphical install. and in the end when I finished installation process and restarted my laptop, a ...
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Installing software in Kali Linux

I'm unable to install any software in Kali Linux. I tried to fix it by the solution given online. According to that solution, first open terminal and then type "gedit etc/apt/source.list" and then ...
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Binary file permissions issue

I've been facing an issue with NordVPN binary installation after I compiled a package and install it at the end it says processing changes... and then cannot remove /var/lib/nordvpn/data/insights.dat ...
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How to avoid prompts with install linux-image-extra-virtual

When trying to install linux-image-extra-virtual I get the usual prompt about /boot/grub/menu.lst being modified: What would you like to do about it ? Your options are: install the package ...
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How can I download “sysinstall” on CentOS7?

My professor has specific instructions in my homework to: "use sysinstall to execute the menu system at the the command prompt" It sounds silly to me because yum is the default package manager on ...
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libSDL not recognized in installer

I'm trying to install Rejoystick for my system (Latest version of GalliumOS), and when I run ./configure (What README says to do) it spits out the error that I don't have libSDL. But running sudo ...
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Install the PHP drivers for Microsoft SQL Server

I'm using web server nginx, php 7.1 fpm and laravel in Centos 7. I want to install SQL Server following the official installation tutorial for Linux but I'm confused with this command: echo extension=...
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How can I install gufw on fedora?

I want to install gufw on my Fedora, but I do not know how to do that. I tried to install with the dnf package manager command but it doesn't work and gets this output: No match for argument: gufw ...
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How to install gcov-tool to RHEL?

I thought that gcov-tool is part of gcc standard package, which is true for Ubuntu. But unfortunately it's not true for RHEL. I didn't succeed to find RHEL package name to install gcov-tool. Does ...
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Accidently i uninstaled macchanger in kali and now i tried to install but it's giving me error [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package macchanger is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the ...
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i dont have Ettercap conf file when reinstall Ettercap

I don't have ettercap files, they don't generate when installing ettercap. I tried with apt-get install ettercap-graphical aptitude ettercap-graphical but it didn't generate ettercap files. ...
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Update bash-completion automatically when installing package

I'm having trouble trying to update automatically the bash completion in the current bash session when installing a package. My package installs the completion file in /usr/share/bash-completion/...
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Transfer RPMs file with Ansible and localinstall them

I am having the following yaml ansible-playbook and want to transfer the rpms and then localinstall them on the remote machine. Until the transfer file step its working fine however on the ...
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R3.5 intallation error on Linux Mint 19

Since I have got to use R>=3.5 as one of the core prerequisites for my bioinformatics, I've tried to install it on my Linux Mint 19. However, upon strictly following this tutorial, I realised that ...
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Reinstalling plasma-pa on OpenSUSE

I am trying to reinstall plasma-pa on OpenSUSE tumbleweed. Unfortunately, I cannot find any tumbleweed repos and the only downloadable source I can find are these two: https://www.archlinux.org/...
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How to install unity 3d on Arch Linux

According to wiki the only thing that I need to install is unity-editor. After I run unity-editor I get: When I follow the link, I get to https://store.unity.com/download and the official site says ...
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switch between multiple versions of software

I am using update-alternatives to configure multiple versions of software installed on my machine. The software has multiple executables A, B and C. To switch between versions I need to install and ...
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Pop!_OS: Spotify Downloader (spotdl: command not found)

I recently installed spotdl (Spotify Downloader) by following the instructions given at GitHub's Installation page. However, when I try to run the tool and execute the commands provided at the project ...
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What is snap ? Snap “classic” that do not work and ist unable to install notepadqq, a simple text editor?

On Debian 9 I try to install notepadqq that have the features of notepad++ I like a lot. Like everyone in the response of notepadqq download page, I cannot install it properly. The cause is a tool, ...
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Error while installing Open Media Vault packages

I am not very knowledgable when running a Linux NAS server. When I try and install updates or packages on Open Media Vault, I get an error about something to do with Locking. Could someone explain ...
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Can I install Nagios on Debian and can I do it from repository?

I want to install Nagios and I have my Debian VM running. On Nagios official site they say we need a minimal version of either CentOS or red hat. But can I install Nagios on Debian? Another issue is ...
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Install nr-collectd-plugin on CentOS

I am trying to use my existing collectd to send metrics to newrelic. At https://github.com/newrelic/nri-collectd it says I need to install nr-collectd-plugin on the same instance as the agent. How ...
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nix package manage: can't install firefox

Tried to install firefox, at first the dependent packages were installed correctly. But at the end I got the following errors: $nix-env -i firefox-67.0.1 ... post-installation fixup Moving /nix/store/...
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How to install PHP simple HTML DOM Parser on Linux (Debian)?

I have just started learning web scraping, and so far, I have understood that I need to install a library called simple_html_dom. Everywhere I have seen for now, people download it from sourceforge ...
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Unable to locate package python-pip

I am running Debian 9 and I want to install python pip but there is an error: E: Unable to locate package python-pip I've tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get python-pip, but I am still ...
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AssertionError: google.cloud.logging .dist-info directory not found

I am testing minigo: https://github.com/tensorflow/minigo According to the README steps: pip3 install -r requirements.txt I see this error: Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/...
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Install so file in ubuntu 18.4

I wrote a simple application in python and compiled it with cython, which generated .so files as shown below: $ ls -l total 2040 -rw-r--r-- 1 groot groot 486 Jun 14 15:50 compile.py -rwxr-...
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How to set the right folder permission to make a program accessible to all users?

I have a program X which I want all users of my computer to be able to access. So I can't put it in my home folder. So I hear that /usr/local is the right place and tried that. But the folder ...
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/usr/bin/node no such file or directory

I currently broke my node setup by attempting to upgrade it following a tutorial. I added a symlink and I was told to just reinstall node on here since the symlink can't be undone. I went ahead ...
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Installing a .deb package locally

On a Debian system how can I extract and install a .deb package located in one folder and its dependencies located in a "pool" of other folders, using apt, dpkg and Synaptic respectively? Edit: I ...
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E: Unable to locate package oracle-java8-installer

I've been using the below Dockerfile to install java8. However, all of a sudden while creating the docker image it breaks with error E: Unable to locate package oracle-java8-installer E: Unable to ...
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how to install a webmin module by command line (bash)?

I want to install a module in webmin by command line (bash). How do you do this? Example: wget https://download.webmin.com/download/modules/text-editor.wbm.gz inside this .gz: text-editor.wbm sudo ...
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Linux MINT installing a program

How to install this program? https://github.com/phoebe-project/phoebe1 I have problem by the first step.
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Remote installation of a deb package

Is there a way to install a deb package "D" on a remote machine "M" without transferring "D" to "M"? If I move "D" to "M", the owner of the machine "M" can copy my deb package (before I finish ...
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How does apt-get work, in detail?

I'm currently working with Ubuntu and trying to install a Debian system on a VM, which means I have to deal with packages. Since I'm new to it, I've read a lot about it on the web and especially ...
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How to give permissions for all users to execute a program installed by sudoers?

I installed a Perl program with many external dependencies in /opt/Soft (ubuntu 18 ) using sudo su at first step. Once installed, I exit the "sudo su" mode I could not anymore execute the program as a ...
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RHEL-7.4 Linux rpm file Installation error

I tried to install rpm file in RHEL-7.4 Linux using: # rpm -i xxx.rpm /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.5WIuFR: line 9: /etc/init.d/xxx-driver: Permission denied What is this error and how to resolve it?
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Installing Cuda 10.0 for tensorflow-gpu

I have trouble installing cuda10.0 on my work station. I followed this guide: https://www.tensorflow.org/install/gpu Here is the following commands i did. pip install tensorflow-gpu # stable -#Add ...
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Different behavior between running command with sudo or directly as superuser - PATH is same

I'm trying to install eclipse on xubuntu, I installed java with sudo gdebi <java-package>.deb, I added it to the /etc/environment to both PATH and "JAVA_HOME" then reloaded the environment and ...
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How can I install redir on CentOS 7?

I need to install redir to forward traffic on CentOS 7. Tried yum install redir and also yum search redir they don't find anything, so how can I do it?
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Can not install docker to centos 6.1

[root@tomcat bin]# yum install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Setting up Install Process Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: centos.vargonen.com * ...