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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Error “grub-efi-amd64-signed” when installing Linux

I'm trying to install Lubuntu, first with dual boot with windows, then alone, and I'm not able to install it because I have always the same error when the process are going to create GRUB. This is ...
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Make binary executable available for all user

How to make a binary file available for all linux(Ubuntu) user. eg: When we install the golang using apt install golang-go the go executable is available for all user. Where will they add the ...
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What differences and relations are between the various `libc.so`?

On Lubntu 18.04 $ whereis libc libc: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.a /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so /usr/share/man/man7/libc.7.gz $ locate libc.so /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6 /lib/x86_64-linux-...
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Cannot increase maximum open files for redis

I am using ubunto 18.04, When i run redis-server on the terminal it says # oO0OoO0OoO0Oo Redis is starting oO0OoO0OoO0Oo # Redis version=4.0.9, bits=64, commit=00000000, modified=0, pid=11260, just ...
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How to install Linux and get wifi working on an old laptop without internet cable?

I have a really old laptop and no Linux so far had drivers built-in for it. I also don't have access to the router, so I can only use wifi, and I do want to be able to use wifi. So how do I get it ...
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Installed package not showing in menu

LINUX MINT 18.3 I have just installed Fgallery through software center of Linux Mint. But the app doesn't show in the menu.
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Automated Custom install of different distributions

I spend A LOT of my time setting up linux servers/workstations/mining farms etc. and I need some way to store and automate the process for each of my varying systems as it gets so frustrating. I have ...
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Files hidden unless I cd from 2 folders away

I have a CentOS7 virtual machine that I created to run some software. The software is installed at Downloads/folder1/folder2 under a non-root profile. Folder names are changed and the downloads ...
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Cannot install GCC ld error not using custom prefix when loading lto-wrapper

I am trying to install GCC 4.9.4 in a non-standard location on Red Hat Linux using the documentation provided. https://gcc.gnu.org/install/ I do not have sudo, but I have write access to the folder /...
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can’t run kdenlive

I get this error kdenlive: error while loading shared libraries: libicui18n.so.60: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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How to organize installed programs in $HOME for shell to search for them when running them? [closed]

I have written or downloaded some programs ( bash scripts, python scripts, java programs, C programs) and placed them under /home/t/program_files/. For each program, I create a directory under the ...
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What is the benefit of the way that Linux organizes the files of installed programs? [closed]

In Windows, the system drive C: has a directory program_files, under which each program has its own directory. In Linux, under /usr/ and /usr/local/, there are /bin, /etc, /share, /src, etc. So ...
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What are the advantages of adding more repositories to one's sources.list? [closed]

I wondered that whether it is a real matter (not only in special cases) to have more than the default repositories installed. I mean, on the one hand, there's the Linux kernel, with just the ...
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Troubles installing Anaconda on Python

I am currently attempting to install Anaconda on my Linux shell. I download and check the hash code of my downloaded file, provide a directory and so on. However, my Unix refuses to execute the script....
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How to install Vuze torrent client from the official website on Linux?

After reading the installation steps of Vuze from the official website on Linux, I need to install it properly, as the instructions are rather short and incomplete. The particular OS in question is ...
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Install a program downloaded as .tar file

I'm a new linux user running Mint 17.3. I want to install a program I downloaded as a .tar file. I extracted the contents of the .tar. Now I see folders: programname/lib programname/bin ...
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Installing lablgtk on Linux

Hi I am running Linux Mint 18.2 and am trying to install lablgtk for Ocaml (4.05.0). In the README, findlib 1.2.1 is necessary so I tried installing that. When I try to ./configure for findlib I get ...
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QT installation hangs on 16.04

The QT installation hangs on 16.04. I followed the directions here: https://wiki.qt.io/Install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu I run the script ./qt-opensource-linux-x64-5.9.2.run It opens a window, runs and then ...
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Install program with Perl?

I'm trying to install GTK YouTube Viewer from GitHub (https://github.com/trizen/youtube-viewer) in Q4OS (Debian-based). I downloaded the .zip file and extracted it, then tried to run the first ...
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Can't install any Linux based OS [closed]

I tried to clean install linux mint, zorin os and elementary into my windows laptop. But every time I try to Install any linux OS I get the following error ERST:Can not request [mem 0x6feff000-...
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gcc - error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH

I am trying to install GCC from source. I am following the instructions on the wiki at https://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/InstallingGCC and also on this question on SO. I am running into issues on the ...
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How to install adb on Ubuntu from download

I have a desktop computer running Ubuntu 16.04. This computer does not have an internet connection (I am at work and this is not a work computer). I have been able to use a Wifi tether app using my ...
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Issues with installing a library

So I'm trying to download vips, and unpacked the tar.gz. I then did ./configure and make && sudo make install, and it ended with this output: libtool: link: gcc -std=gnu99 -g -O2 -o .libs/...
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atom: command not found

I downloaded atom-amd64.tar.gz from this page. I then moved it from Downloads to a folder I made in Documents called Atom. Then I used tar -zxvf atom-amd64.tar.gz. If I type ./atom from inside /root/...
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How to install libprotobuf?

By mistake i have deleted these libraries. I couldn't find a right way to reinstall it. /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libprotobuf.so.8 /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libprotobuf-c.so.0 To fix it, i tried to ...
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Unable to “yum install” on Oracle Linux 7 machine

I get the following error: Loaded plugins: langpacks, ulninfo http://yum.oracle.com/repo/OracleLinux/OL7/latest/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] curl#6 - "Could not resolve host: yum.oracle....
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How to create a restricted User and install and run Services with it? [closed]

I am new to Linux. I want to create a development server (Gitlab/Tomcat,...) I have already installed Ubuntu 16.10 LTS I have read in forums that it is wise to create special users without login ...
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How do I install `timgm6mb-soundfont`?

I'm trying to install the timgm6mb-soundfont package on Linux Mint 17. 3 (Rosa). However, sudo apt-get install timgm6mb-soundfont keeps failing with an unable to locate package error. I installed ...
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Not installing as root [closed]

I read and understand that installing as root is not "good practice", however. Some installations require sudo install. Which part of the installation steps should be installed with sudo? By ...
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openjdk-8-jre-headless : Depends: ca-certificates-java but it is not going to be installed

Can't install Java8 apt-get install openjdk-8-jre-headless Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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Installing cyberoam client on Kali Linux(Bash says no file or directory found)

I can see the file when I invoke ls, but when I try to access the file, BASH exits with the following error. bash: ./crclient: No such file or directory
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Error installing anything on Kali 2.0

I changed from 32bit to 64bit and i cant install anything. As soon as i installed the OS i used apt-get update and apt-get upgrade. Now everything i try to install i get the following error. Reading ...
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Install AMD drivers on Kali 2.0 [duplicate]

I am trying to install AMD Catalyst on my Kali 2.0. I did some research and the most helpful thing i found was this post here from the forums. Even though i am on Kali 2.0 32bit i managed to follow ...
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installing emacs on CentOS

I installed VMware and I have centOS installed in it and I'd like to install emacs on it but I don't find any source which has the tar file for that. I either find it for Linux or Solaris but when I ...
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How to make it more difficult to 'tweak' your OS?

One of the strengths of Linux is also its weakness. The ease and simplicity to install apps and modify your OS. Also AFAIK Linux has no restore point capability like Windows so often figuring out ...
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How do I list all installed programs by users?

(If you find any errors in my english, excuse me and please correct them) I know that there is another question: "How do I list all installed programs?".However there are a lot of programs on Linux ...
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Java installation on OpenSuse

I have been trying to install a newer version of JRE (version 8 update 111) on my openSUSE 13.1 (x86_64) platform. I extracted the contents of the tar file in the /opt/java/64 folder and then executed ...
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Correcting the installed path in MacOSx

I have installed a software in my MacOsX called Plumed as a prerequisite for another software called GROMACS. Process of installation for Plumed is pretty standard. ./configure --prefix=Users/...
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Wine On Solus Not Working

I've tried to download wine through the launch software center and by typing sudo eopkg install wine In the terminal with no result. I want to play games with wine and it worked on ubuntu. But not ...
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Installing 'mtr' with tce package manager

I'm trying to install 'mtr' (https://github.com/traviscross/mtr) on Levinux (http://mikelev.in/ux/). Levinux only has the 'tce' package manager and does not include the 'make' command. Is this ...
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How can I build/install software on an embedded system? [closed]

I am working on a device that runs some kind of Unix/Linux on ARM architecture. The manufacturers of this device have provided me with a 'debugging tool' that connects to my PC via USB. Using Tera ...