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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.

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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

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 [on hold]

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/...
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Installing Xcompmgr without sudo, admin, or root acess

So basically I need to install and run this thing called Xcompmgr (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/xcompmgr) for my program. However as stated in the title I don't have access to certain commands ...
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Installing Midnight Commander without root user access

I got a RedHat system access with non-root non-sudo rights account. I want to install Midnight Commander (mc) but yum requires root privileges. How can I install mc to my local home without rebuilding ...
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Virtualbox: install a x64 Windows OS from Ubuntu?

I was thinking about making a Virtual Machine, but the description of VirtualBox from the Software installer say: VirtualBox is a free x86 virtualization solution allowing a wide range of x86 ...
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Error when installing docker on Debian 9 stretch: repository … does not have a Release file

When trying to install docker on Debian 9.8 I get the following error message when running sudo apt update or sudo apt-get update: E: The repository 'cdrom://[Debian GNU/Linux 9.8.0 Stretch - ...
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Local Python Repository Packet Installation

I have a rhel server which I use as yum repository for my other servers. Now I need it to serve python packages as well. I found an anaconda repository to download packages: https://repo.continuum.io/...
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Error Installing Emacs25 Package on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Emacs25 package on Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Emacs 24 and Emacs-snapshot (currently Emacs 27.0.50). I ran the following commands sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kelleyk/emacs sudo ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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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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/...