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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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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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Tvheadend Dual Tuner usage on a Enigma2 receiver

Converted to an Ubuntu server and after newly installed a second dish, I'm trying to export all tuners of my **SF4008 (1x DVBT2/c - 2xDVBS2 Si21662) ** with minisatip. My tuner configuration in ...
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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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Installing flexcube on linux [on hold]

I joined as an intern in a small firm, where I started learning Linux on my own from the past 5 months. Now I'm assigned to install flexcube. For now, I need some links and documents to install ...
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Error while launching Teamviewer in Centos 7

I have installed teamviewer_14.1.3399.x86_64.rpm and while installing it did not install completely. I got this error [root@shiva Downloads]# rpm -ivh teamviewer_14.1.3399.x86_64.rpm warning: ...
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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 ...
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How does one create a full-screen Text-based User Interface on first boot setup script?

I'm busy creating a very specific project using a Raspberry Pi Zero W that is connected to a screen running 800px x 480px and a few navigation buttons (up/down/left/right/enter/back). So on first run,...
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Cannot connect to wireless wifi and cannot manually install drivers

I've been trying to set up SparkyLinux for the past hours, and I can't seem to get the internet connection working. I'm dual booting it on a USB through my Mac, and it seems that the drivers for my ...
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Linking issues with leptonica and libpng

Working through an install of tesseract without sudo permissions and without a standard bevy of prebuilt libraries. The installation I've got to go through as far as I know follows the path of zlib -> ...
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How to install Bootstrap Studio on Manjaro-Linux

What do I have to do to install Bootstrap Studio on my Manjaro-Linux System? I downloaded the 64-bit Version for any linux distribution here, but I dont know what to do. There is a package in AUR, ...
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Detecting downloaded (and not installed) packages with Synaptic / apt / dpkg?

Is there any way to detect downloaded (in cache) and not installed packages using Synaptic, apt or dpkg? Do I have to create a specific filter for that? If so how do I do that? Where could I learn ...
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How to Resolve Yum Dependencies for Oracle DB Installation

I have a Ubuntu 18 VM and am trying to install an Oracle XE 12c database locally. I have downloaded the related .rpm file and try to install it as instructed via: yum -y localinstall oracle-database-...
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How to package a Bash program for installation in Linux

I have a program written completely in Bash, which includes the main script, a set of modules called by the main script, a config file, a lib file, etc. Since nothing needs to be compiled, what's the ...
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Sudo installation problems

I just downloaded Debian 9.6.0 from osboxes to run it on a VM. However, I ran into a few problems. I can't sudo. Ok, you have to install it first. No problems... I thought. Turns out, there are a few ...
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Unable to find relevant linux headers

I am going through the steps to be able to use my Wacom tablet (CTL-6100WL) and I am to the point where I am installing the linux headers however this happens. (xenial)grace@localhost:~$ uname -r 3....
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Is it possible to add compile options to an already-installed program?

If I have installed a program from source (.tar.gz) using ./configure, make, make install – and then later on, want to add a build option (not sure the proper terminology – compile option?), is this ...
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How to install SDL on Ubuntu and use in Codeblocks?

I want to use and learn SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer). How do I install SDL on Ubuntu and how to use it in Codeblocks?
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How do I install a Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 driver on Ubuntu?

I can't connect to the internet using wifi or ethernet. Only using my phone as a usb tether. Here's some info: $ inxi -nx Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet ...
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When I try to configure RStudio for installation on Linux Mint I get a libcurl error

I'm trying to install the newest versions of R and RStudio on Linux Mint version Sylvia, and it seems I also have some Ubuntu repositories on version Xenial. I have tried using the package manager ...
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What's the advantage of mere Ansible on mere shell-scripting if one doesn't use communally-maintained Ansible-Galaxy roles? [closed]

I establish a LAMP with a few extras on a remote Debian machine with a similar shell (Bash) script: #/bin/bash apt update -y apt upgrade ufw sshguard unattended-upgrades wget curl git zip unzip tree ...
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How to install Composer with Ansible?

In Bash I usually install Composer this way: curl -sS https://getcomposer.org/installer -o composer-setup.php php composer-setup.php --install-dir=/usr/local/bin --filename=composer I tried to read ...
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conflict dependencies manjaro-hello and manjaro-hello-dev are in conflict

recently I installed Manjaro Xfce but I'm having a problem with some dependencies.I cannot perform update for my OS and is giving an error: conflict dependencies manjaro-hello and manjaro-hello-dev ...
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Dealing with NixOS missing dependency ~ libpng-dev

Moving away from an OS like Arch where packages are mostly available, how does one deal with a missing dev dependency like libpng-dev? I have an issue with a Node package dependency - pngquant-bin. ...
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Command to install works in ubuntu 18.04 but not 14.04

I am trying to install some software in an old version of Linux (the updated software for 18.04 is unstable, the older version seems to be better). However, the code I used way back to install the ...
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How do I install linux “header” files for virtual machines?

I installed virtualbox on my desktop running Debian 9 and I downloaded a virtual machine file that I imported into virtualbox. The problem is when I try to start the VM it tells me to run '/sbin/...
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Solaris 11.3 - Unable to install system/header

I'm (unsuccessfully) trying to get GCC installed on Solaris 11.3 but am running into a lot of issues. My current issue is that I'm unable to install the package "pkg://solaris/system/header". ...
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Debian: installed application via flatpak, runs from search bar, missing from cmd line

I have installed razerCommander via flatpak on Debian 9.0. If I press the "windows" key on the keyboard and search for razerCommander, the application appears and runs when clicked (so it functions ...
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How to install specific version of debian linux package CUPS?

I'm trying to install specific version ( 2.2.1-8+deb9u2 ) of CUPS package in debian:stretch-slim linux. But it is giving me the following error. $apt install -y cups=2.2.1-8+deb9u2 Reading package ...
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/bin/sh: clang++: command not found

I use Debian 5. I was building GN. I followed the instruction provided here. I was executing these commands: git clone https://gn.googlesource.com/gn cd gn python build/gen.py ninja -C out While ...
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configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH error on Debian 5 while installing Python

I use Debian 5 and I had to update my GCC to 4.9.4. So I build and installed it by myself. Now I need to update Python but I can't to do that because I receive this error: configure: error: no ...
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Unable to install openssl-libs

I'm trying to install dotnet-sdk-2.1 but it's failing due to that fact that openssl-libs isn't found. I've tried manually installing it using yum, but to no avail. yum repolist
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sudo make install - what is being installed?

I have to run this cryptic block of code. git clone https://github.com/OpenICC/xcalib.git cd xcalib cmake CMakeLists.txt sudo make install The procedure I'm following mentions the uninstall process. ...
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Is it trivial to compile standard Intel Debian programs to Arm?

Is it trivial to compile standard Intel Debian programs to Arm? Am I simplifying this process? Take any of my favorite programs (R Studio, Sublime Text, Peek, etc.) Find the source code on GitHub or ...
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redhat linux verlihub installation

I tried to install verlihub in my VM but I am facing a problem in Mysql database creation.
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Binary file not executable

I'm trying to install a program, with extension *.linux64. I'm using a linux machine with x86-64 architecture. However, when I run ./program.linux64, I receive: ./program.linux64: Exec format error. ...
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Why does the update command display the same ppa?

I was installing the Atom text editor on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Bionic Beaver using the command:- sudo apt-get install atom I stopped the installation process and now whenever I run the command:- sudo ...
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Cant' install xrdp on CentOS 7.5

cat /etc/os-release NAME="CentOS Linux" VERSION="7 (Core)" ID="centos" ID_LIKE="rhel fedora" VERSION_ID="7" PRETTY_NAME="CentOS Linux 7 (Core)" ANSI_COLOR="0;31" CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:centos:centos:7" ...
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Fedora 29 VirtualBox Installation Malfunction

The only Fedora 29 specific instructions that I found are at this link: https://www.if-not-true-then-false.com/2010/install-virtualbox-guest-additions-on-fedora-centos-red-hat-rhel/ Since that link ...
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How do you run wine in Alpine Linux?

I installed the wine package but it didn't work: apk update && apk add wine && wine /bin/sh: wine: not found
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What do they mean about “installing in VNC instead of text mode”?

I have tried several times to install Red Hat 7.5 as a guest OS on a bare metal system through virt install, setting up name disk memory vcpu etc, for graphical user interface none. all fine so far ...
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Which packages are installed with the Ubuntu minimal server option?

Which packages are installed with the Ubuntu minimal server option (e.g. on 16.04, Xenial)? Is the minimal server installation congruent with the packages listed in: https://packages.ubuntu.com/...
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How to pass parameters for Debian installer (.deb)

I am developing a specialized Unix application that has the Debian installer (.deb). It needs to get few simple string values during installation. These values must be picked by the post-install bash ...
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Trying to install Image package on Octave 4.4.1

I am using the following version of linux. e130167@instance-1:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 9.6 (stretch) Release: 9.6 ...
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How to install octave 4.2.0 on my machine?

How can I install octave 4.2.0 or latest ? I have tried https://askubuntu.com/questions/945517/installing-latest-version-of-gnu-octave-when-i-have-already-installed-other-vers does not give flathub ...
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How to setup swift in Ubuntu 18.10?

I like to try swift in combination with Eclipse + Tifig. I tried several ways: snap: snap install swift swift 4.0.3 from luis.nando (lf-araujo) installed swift /snap/swift/5/bin/swift: error while ...
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PackageKit in suse Tumbleweed: disable or removal?

I have found that PackageKit is messing with the manual updates so to avoid this the process is killed. But I whish to disable or removal this program (since I do all the updates manually), but will ...
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kazam does not show up

I have installed Kazam most recent version in my computer (Pop!_OS 18.04 LTS) but does not shows up when I click on the icon and when I try to launch it from the terminal I get the next error message ...
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Install packege from source [closed]

I'm installing RRDtool on fedora 29 . I've installed only 2-3 times without dnf and I'm not sure I have done it correctly. So the question (not only about this package but at all) : where to download ...
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APT source.list issue

I'm working on a Debian 6.0 server where I think the repo was wrong on the server. deb http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ stable main deb-src http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ stable main I compared a ...
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How can I find out which repository a given installed program was installed from?

apt can automatically check if an installed program has update in the repository from which it was installed. How can I find out which repository a given installed program was installed from? Thanks....