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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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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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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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mv: cannot stat 'Run/Noah_hrldas_beta': No such file or directory Makefile:3: recipe for target 'all' failed make: *** [all] Error 1

Command given ./compile_offline_Noah.sh setEnvar.sh The installation procedure Results dhanraj@RAJ:~/project/wrf_hydro_nwm_public-5.0.3/trunk/NDHMS$ ./compile_offline_Noah.sh setEnvar.sh configure:...
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How to measure the total size of a program/application/tool installed in linux? [closed]

I am looking for a way to know how much space a program/application/tool installation occupies. To make it clear, think of it like the "Programs and Features" section in windows: Note: What I mean ...
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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 * ...
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How to install old 32bit packages (i686) on CentOS 7.6

I have an application that requires following packages to be installed via yum: openmotif.i686, libusb.i686 and libXpm.i686 On CentOS 6 is was just fine to install those packages before installing my ...
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How to install firmware-mod-kit on Debian

how to install firmware-mod-kit on Debian 8 jessie? The package doesn't contain any INSTALL or MAKE file. Or FMK source just need to be extracted in some folder, # tar -xzvf fmk_099.tar.gz # cd fmk ...
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Can I install a software on a Standard account in fedora without adding to Sudoer file or changing account type to admin?

I am working on Fedora 29 (64bit) and our company has a secure browser software where we provide standardized testing to millions of students across the USA. Right now we are stuck in a situation. ...
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Installing package with service account

I need to install a software called nominatim on ubuntu. Following the install instruction, I created a service account user with a specified home directory at /srv/nominatim. I know service account ...
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DISPLAY Variable Set but getting Fatal Error when installing

Display Variable Set, Xclock is opening.. but when installing i am getting below issue, oracle@training ODI]$ pwd /u01/app/oracle/ODI [oracle@training ODI]$ export DISPLAY=:0 [oracle@training ODI]$ ...
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Centos 7 how to install php7.3 from official sources?

I am coming from the debian world and I struggle for a while now understand Centos and to install php7.3 on Centos 7. Tutorials like this https://tecadmin.net/install-php7-on-centos7/ tell me to ...
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Folders and files permissions for SDKMAN tool on Ubuntu

I am Java developer trying to set up my local CI server using Linux Mint. One of the crucial tools I would like to use is SDKMAN - the tool that allowes easy installation and management of different ...
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Download specific Kodi version on Raspbian

I have installed minimal Raspbian on my Rpi 3. On top of that, I installed Kodi. So far so good. However, the add-on I want to use does not deal very well with Kodi 18 so I would like to install the ...
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problem with apt upgrade when install MySQL in Ubuntu 19.4

i trying to install mysql in ubuntu 19.4 but i can't upgrade with sudo apt upgrade this is the output ; astrix@astrix:~/Downloads$ sudo apt upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How install Phpmyadmin on linux lite (ubuntu based)?

I tried: sudo apt-get install phpmyadmin Didn't work -- it doesn't find the package. What repository do I need? I added: ppa:ondrej/php I searched on "synaptic package manager" too, and nothing!
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How to setup shadowsocks client on centos 6.6?

shadowsocks is working well on my mac. I have tried a lot of tutorials to setup shadowsocks client on centos 6.6 in vm fusion, none of them work. sudo yum install epel-release sudo yum -y install ...
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“apt install ./file.deb” vs “apt install /path/to/file.deb”

I was looking to install a .deb file and found an answer here: How to install a deb file, by dpkg -i or by apt? I just want to know the difference between using: sudo apt install ./name.deb and ...
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Installing “software centre” on Kali [duplicate]

I'm trying to install some software on Kali 2019.1 (VMware Workstation 12) following instructions here, but nothing is working. I've downloaded the ISO from the official Kali website. Attempting to ...
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You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 [SLACKWARE] ERROR

I am trying to run steam. I installed the StackBuild from the slackbuild websites, ran ./program and installpkg in su. I try clicking the icon and I receive: ''' You are missing the following 32-bit ...
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Atom Editor not found,Ubuntu 18.04

I went to check the official repo curl -s https://packagecloud.io/install/repositories/AtomEditor/atom/script.deb.sh | sudo bash Detected operating system as Ubuntu/bionic. Checking for curl... ...
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Unable to install mono on Fedora 29

I followed the instructions found at mono-project.com, I successfully installed mono-devel but when I try to install mono-complete by running sudo dnf install mono-complete it just says: Error: ...
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What libraries are needed to install Python 3.7 on Ubuntu 18.04

When trying to install python 3.7 on Ubuntu 18.04 I get error messages like: zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available or ModuleNotFoundError: No module named '...
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Installing pandoc from backports on Debian stretch

I followed the instructions at https://backports.debian.org/Instructions/ But when trying to get a newer version of pandoc with apt-get -t stretch-backports install 'pandoc', I just get: pandoc is ...
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Install rt-test(cyclictest) and meet some problems?

I want to measure the real-time performance of a old customized RedHat Linux (RTOS) with the rt-test tool suite, and the RT RedHat Linux is not registered with RHN, so I can not install the rt-test ...
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Can I install binary only drivers in Gentoo Linux?

I am considering Gentoo Linux as a possible candidate for my system. The only doubt I have at this point is about binary tools. Being Gentoo a source based distribution to be built from scratch, can ...
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Debian 8 - Can't install Git [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Git using the following commands: sudo apt-get install git-core and sudo apt-get install git Both don't seem to work. It seems that it can't find some packages. This is the ...
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Can't install dev-util/meson-0.49.2::gentoo, with emerge, can't install any other package from the list

I am installing gentoo and now I am installing the packages with: (chroot)ubuntu /boot # emerge --ask --newuse --deep --verbose sys-boot/grub:2 os- prober and dev-util/meson-0.49.2::gentoo ...
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Where should an FHS-compliant program ideally place all its files?

After reading the FHS, I have concluded on the following table: +----------------+-------------------+---------------------------------+-----------------------+ | Part | Sofware in /opt | ...
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Install UniversalMediaServer on Linux Mint 19.1 [closed]

How do I install UniversalMediaServer on Mint? The instructions are somewhat unspecific and long not tested, do I have to take care of certain specialties on Mint? Or should I use the instructions ...
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Problems While Installing Git in RHEL 7.6

I am trying to install git and I get the following error though I have a valid subscription of the RHEL Client 7.6. No package git available. Error: Nothing to do I ran the following commands: [...
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Woes installing PIL

I get this error when I try to run my program. Traceback (most recent call last): File "green.py", line 11, in from PIL import Image ImportError: No module named PIL I already tried "pip ...
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How install program shodan

I have Kali Linux and I want to install shodan, but it gives me an error message: $ easy_install shodan -bash: easy_install: command not found Can you tell me what can I do ?
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Ubuntu upgrade hangs on linux-header

Running Ubuntu 16.04, Lenovo Legion Y720, i7 gen7, nvidia gtx 1060 (nvidia binary driver 415.27). Was doing normal update and uprgade (sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get upgrade) when I saw that six ...
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Compiling a program from a source in GuixSD

I installed GuixSD and was looking for a way to install mega.nz syncing program. Perheaps the only way is to do it from a source. I found some info of it on Github: https://github.com/meganz/...