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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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Installing PowerShell on 32-bit Kali OS fails

I am having some issues installing PowerShell on my 32-bit Kali Linux PC.  I followed this guide and started with: apt update && apt -y install curl gnupg apt-transport-https Next, I ...
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Unable to locate package spice-vdagent in debian

I am running a live debian as a guest OS in VMM. $ sudo apt install spice-vdagent ... E: unable to locate package spice-vdagent Do I need to add some repository first? The repository configuration ...
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How to install PySide as a non-root in Linux?

I want to compile a python programm (GetDistGUI.py) in Linux (CentOs) and whenever I type: chmod a+x GetDistGUI.py python GetDistGUI.py I get the following error, from PySide.QtCore import QRegExp ...
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E: unable to locate package airmon-ng [on hold]

I've been using chromebook with Chrome OS and I installed Ubuntu with this tutorial ( https://lifehacker.com/how-to-install-linux-on-a-chromebook-and-unlock-its-ful-509039343 ), and now when I want ...
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Multiple “md5sum: misc/iRedAdmin-0.4.3.tar.bz2: No such file or directory” errors while manually installing iRedmail [on hold]

When I run the script, it throws me this error: [root@mail iRedMail-0.9.3]# sh iRedMail.sh [ INFO ] Checking new version of iRedMail ... [ INFO ] Preparing yum repositories ... [ INFO ] Installing ...
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How to install fish in a remote server I cannot sudo?

I want to install the fish shell in a remote server I have no sudo privileges at, so that I can use it whenever I ssh.
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Can't install spyder 3 on AntiX [closed]

$ sudo apt-get -o Acquire::ForceIPv4=true install spyder3 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be ...
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How to build a program from source into its own confined root directory (locally) [on hold]

This is a two-part question actually -- the first being the title and the second part is a more general "Best practices to consider when building from source to have a maintainable system". It is ...
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Software Catalog is Being Loaded and wont Load

im running Debian 9 with Gnome 3.30.2 Kali GNU/Linux Rolling and im trying to open the software store so i can apply the tweak tool and edit my desktop for right clicks so i am able to use the whisker ...
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installing old 32-bit software on latest UBUNTU

I'm trying to install legacy software (32-bit) on a 64-bit LINUX HPC cluster. This is quite old software from 2005. Software is at https://www.drive5.com/pals/ OS details are PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 18....
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What is the best next step when faced with curl <url> | sh

Most installation scripts these days have this particular pattern: curl -fsSL <url> | sh --- and usually run as root Some sites might even have a disclaimer about running this as root and to ...
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install smcroute in Linux

How do I install smcroute in Ubuntu 16.04? If I try to install using apt-get, I am not finding the commands "smcrouted" and "smcroutectl" in bash. Also, the GitHub page asks to configure the kernel to ...
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Linux Local Python Repository

I have a rhel server which I use as yum repository. Now I need it to serve python packages as well. I found an anaconda repository to download packages: https://repo.continuum.io/pkgs/main/linux-64/ I ...
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Not able to install new package

I have just installed kubuntu and as soon as I try to install new package it always show this message : Media change: please insert the disc labeled 'Kubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Bionic Beaver - Release ...
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Add openjfx class path in debian for Java11

Distribution is Kali Linux Java11 is installed: java -version openjdk version "11.0.2" 2019-01-15 OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 11.0.2+9-Debian-3) OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 11.0.2+9-Debian-...
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How do I make PKGBUILD to install to fake root before makepkg builds

I have a tree which I need to install with a foder named /usr. This folder exists in src folder. Now I need to write a function in PKGBUILD that installs to the fakeroot before the *.pkg.tar.gz is ...
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How to install Linuxbrew into a user defined folder

Llinuxbrew installation install the package on the home folder. For some reason I need to install Linuxbrew into a different folder. At the moment, I installed it and moved the whole folder into a ...
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kubuntu-desktop on Linux Mint 19.1 `software-properties-kde` issue

I have an issue upon installing kubuntu-desktop package, the problem is that I can't install package software-properties-kde which depends another package called python3-software-properties where ...
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Error installing Ninja-IDE for Python as .DEB package

I am unsuccessfully trying to install Ninja-IDE (a lightweight Python IDE) using the .DEB file which I downloaded from their website: http://www.ninja-ide.org/downloads/. It seems that a dependent ...
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Install PAM(Pluggable Authentication Modules) in Slackware 14.2

PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) is a service that implements modular authentication modules. PAM is implemented as a set of shared objects that are loaded and executed when a program needs to ...
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Fedora 29 VirtualBox possible conflict

I did a complete re-install (not upgrade) to Fedora 29 in November 2018. At that time, a Fedora-29-compatible version of VirtualBox was not yet ready. Discussed below the ========= line in this ...
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Install TCP Wrappers in Slackware 14.2

How to install TCP Wrappers using the appropriate package manager? When I run pkgtool, I can see in the list that tcp_wrappers is included tcp_wrappers-7.6-x86_64-1. I want to install it. I tried the ...
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Flatpak - Safely Relocate Sandboxed Home Directory

I would like to transparently provide a Flatpak app with a fully sandboxed ~/ directory located at an arbitrary location of my choosing. That is, I want to sandbox the entirety of ~/ such that ...
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Duplicate sources.list entry in update after Tor install

trying to install Tor on Debian 8.11 following Tor project instructions, i get this warning when updating the system W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates/main ...
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Trouble using/installing pip3

I would like to install pip for python 3. I check the following on my computer: which python3 python3 --version which return /usr/bin/python3 Python 3.5.2 Since, I already installed python3. I ...
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Collect2 error while installing yay for Arch Linux

OS: Arch Linux (64-bit) Kernel: 4.18.5-arch1-1-ARCH Shell: bash I tried to install yay for my Arch Linux, but faced with an error. Here is the log: ==> Making package: yay 9.1.0-1 (Mon 18 Feb ...
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sudo never works. I have no permissions on my computer [closed]

I want to reinstall Linux Mint..... Many commands start with sudo and then apt-get or whatever. I am never able to get past this. Typical attempt: john@john-AY022AA-ABA-p6330f:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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Unable to install Linux Headers

I was trying to set up a Virtual Machine, and when I ran a command to fix an error, it said to install headers. So I try the command "sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r)" And I get the ...
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Imagemagick: Installing Jpeg Decode Delegate with Existing Installation

I installed ImageMagick 7.0.8-11 Q16 x86_64 from source, and I didn't know that decode delegates are not automatically included when installing from source. I should have installed a binary of ...
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CentOS rpm package not available when using yum

I wanted to install Oracle 11.2 on my centOS7. I did all but one prerequisite steps. Oracle requires me to have a lot of rpm packages preinstalled. Do I need to find all of them and then download ...
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FreeBSD: What is the counterpart to apt called?

I'm about to install FreeBSD 12.1. I'm a longtime Ubuntu user, and I prefer to install apps via the command line. Just wondering.
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What is the best way to offer people to install a script plus simple dependencies

I have a trivial project which consists of a simple executable script plus a couple of data files. I'd want to offer a way for users to install this; which would just consist of copying the script to ...
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How do you install a package to a directory?

I am a Debian user. Configuring different servers using Debian distro. I am trying to install packages that locate into my /usr/ directory. How do you install packages to the /usr/ directory? I ...
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cannot offline install vnc server on CentOS 7

I am trying to install realvnc server on my CentOS 7 VM. I've downloaded the rpm package from the official website. I am using ESXI and nothing is or should be connected to the internet. When trying ...
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What microarchitecture are packages on apt/yum typically built/tuned for?

I'm just learning a bit about lower-level languages and I've noticed that gcc you can specify -march and -mtune parameters to optimise the software for particular CPU families. But I've also found ...
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Libness3-dev what is this and the dev at the end

So I just installed Linux mint 18 yes 18 not 19 and ran sudo apt-get update also ran sudo apt-get update Firefox and I run these commands I got errwith the repository’s then running the second command ...
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Issue with NordVPN app installation in Linux Tails (Terminal)

I need to install NordVPN into Linux Tails. Followed the instructions to perform in a Terminal window for the normal NordVPN https://nordvpn.com/download/linux/ : sudo apt-get install /home/amnesia/...
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Incorrect virtualbox (kernel) installed for Manjaro/Arch/pacman

I did a bad virtualbox installation on 4.19.2-1-MANJARO with pacman. This is my initial install stdout: [gloom@tacos-pc etc]$ sudo pacman -S virtualbox error: could not register 'multilib' ...
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How to install gnumeric on Oracle Linux 6?

Many blogs suggest sudo yum install gnumeric and sudo yum install gnumeric.x86_64, but to me both are giving the following message: Loaded plugins: security, ulninfo Setting up Install Process ...
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NPM always fails to install packages Deepin Linux

I Have Deepin 15.9 Installed on my Hp ProBook 5330m as the main OS! I am sharing VPN connection from my android phone to my laptop using android app called (Proxy Server) and after set my phone as ...
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how to correct a conflict to install gns3 in opensuse?

When trying to install the gns3 from this repo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:Dremor:gns3/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/home:Dremor:gns3.repo It conflicts with files from an already installed ...
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Fortran 90 with a front-end

I am looking forward to re-run a fortran program I made years ago on Intel Fortran for Windows XP, with external subroutines and modules. I changed recently to Linux. Is there any free Fortran 90 ...
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opensuse use rpm install NOKEY problem

i facing a problem on installing pcsc-tools on opensuse (server mode), i have download the pcsc-tools from opensuse website flow by this link [https://software.opensuse.org/package/pcsc-tools][1]. ...
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problem installing curl [duplicate]

I am currently running kali linux(light, 64 bit) on a multiboot usb using YUMI and i'm trying to install curl but it needs additional storage, what should you suggest?
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Arch Linux - wireless configuration [closed]

I just installed Arch Linux, and I'm in the process of setting up my WiFi. The problem is that I'm missing many utilities necessary for setup. When I run wifi-menu, I get Please install 'dialog' to ...
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Downloading software for Outdated Linux Mint

Supposedly I have an outdated Linux Mint edition whose corresponding Ubuntu version has been discontinued i.e. it has reached its end-of-life. How will I download software for the same outdated Mint? ...
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Ubuntu & Linux Mint (Ubuntu Based) software availability?

Since Linux Mint is Ubuntu based, does this means that most of the softwares and commands for software installation & updation will be same? For eg. sudo apt-get install vlc ? For eg. Will ...
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Is it Conventional to put libraries and include into standard directories like /usr/lib/ after installing a package with Make

After installing mesa-12.0.0, I have the library and header files in ~/Downloads/mesa-12.0.0/lib ~/Downloads/mesa-12.0.0/include Is it better to simply add the path to LD_LIBRARY_PATH or should ...
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Installing deb to a different directory

Is there any possible way to install steam from a .deb file to a folder on an external usb hard drive? I have tried something like "--root=" but I can't get it to work.
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What is the difference between apt, apt-get and git?

I use Xubuntu and found that I can update packages by using apt and apt-get. But I have heard that programmers use usually git in their project to manage different version. So why Xubuntu do not use ...