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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Amarok fails to load on Debian Buster / Devuan Beowulf

I've downloaded and built Amarok 2.9.0 on Devuan Beowulf (= Debian Buster without systemd) - after installing a whole bunch of prerequisite Qt and KDE-related packaged. The build passed (after a bit ...
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How to reinstall python

I messed up my python3.4 installation by make install of python3.5. $ python3 --version Python 3.5.0 This is what I get from pip --version: $ pip --version pip 7.1.2 from /usr/local/lib/python3.4/...
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Why does pip3 install in ~/.local on Debian?

I'm testing Debian 10 in a VM to check if i can use it for my stream servers (headless minimal netinstall). Why does pip3 install, e.g supervisor, in ~/.local? I did read the release notes but ...
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Transfer RPMs file with Ansible and localinstall them

I am having the following yaml ansible-playbook and want to transfer the rpms and then localinstall them on the remote machine. Until the transfer file step its working fine however on the ...
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Get an error when trying to install Matlab 2014a on Debian

I'm trying to install Matlab 2014a on Debian Testing. When I run the install script with sudo ./install -javadir /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre/ I get this output Preparing installation ...
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Package, repository and installation process in Linux

I read many articles on the internet about how to install a program on Linux, for example Ubuntu, but I'm still confused! What I understand 'till now is: First, we should add repository that ...
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Install Postgres database on FreeBSD

How does one go about discovering and installing the Postgres database system onto a FreeBSD machine? Must one install the entire gig of data for the entire Ports tree, and then compile from source? ...
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How to fix broken Debian?

These errors (see pic. 1 and 2) appear every time I boot in Debian. I tried to update from stretch to buster, but it didn't have any effect. I have dual boot with Windows 10, so that potentially might ...
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Updating Nginx server to 1.10 on Debian 8.4

I just installed the latest Debian version (8.4) on a virtual machine, and everything went fine. I then installed nginx server from the Debian repos and I got version 1.6.2, while the latest version ...
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Configure Zulip chat

I am trying to install Zulip chat on Ubuntu but get this error: bash: ./scripts/setup/install: /usr/bin/env: bad interpreter: Permission denied I would really appreciate it if someone could help me ...
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AIX apache rpm dependencies

I am evaluating the Crowd SSO by Atlassian. Now to get apache to use CROWD for authentication, there is a connector available by the vendor. Problem Unfortunately they do not provide anything for ...
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Kali Linux, installing apps in terminal fails

When I try to install software, the response in the terminal is: E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (URL parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. E: Could not get ...
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No package g++ available. on HDP sandbox

I am trying to figure out how to install g++ on Hortonworks HDP [root@sandbox-hdp Lesson-5.2_pipes]# uname -a Linux sandbox-hdp.hortonworks.com 4.19.5-1.el7.elrepo.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Nov 27 12:40:57 ...
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How can I install the Mozilla-TTS on a linux distribution?

I want to have some way of offline TTS conversion and mozilla's TTS produces impressing results. I will use this to more easily communicate with my AI and not be bound to a monitor. The problem is ...
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How to install program locally without sudo privileges?

Assume I have ssh access to some Ubuntu server as user and I need some not system tools to be installed for convenience (mc, rtorrent, mcedit). I do not want to bother admins for these small programs. ...
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How can I install my network driver on Debian from a USB media?

Here's my typical workflow for installing Ubuntu/Mint: 1) Boot from a USB stick with Live installation 2) Install, reboot 3) Use my USB network adapter which is supported by Mint to get internet 4) ...
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Automate the installation of .run package

I would like to automate in a single command execution the installation of .run file (xampp in this case) which requires interactive answer from user: Here is the manual installation: sudo ./xampp-...
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Hanging at “Running Transaction Test” when trying to install php-soap

I have here a CentOS 5 and I'm trying to run yum install php-soap but the installer hangs on and the last step is Running Transaction Test. I found out that NFS shares are the problem. See here or ...
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Installing software in Kali Linux

I'm unable to install any software in Kali Linux. I tried to fix it by the solution given online. According to that solution, first open terminal and then type "gedit etc/apt/source.list" and then ...
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Problem when using alien to install Oracle SQL Developer

I am trying to use alien --scripts to make a .noarch.rpm file into a .deb file, however, it is not working. I am trying to install Oracle SQL Developer: I have downloaded the sqldeveloper-4.0.3.16.84-...
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Install the PHP drivers for Microsoft SQL Server

I'm using web server nginx, php 7.1 fpm and laravel in Centos 7. I want to install SQL Server following the official installation tutorial for Linux but I'm confused with this command: echo extension=...
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kali installation [closed]

well, I tried to install kali but on first page(kali linux live boot menu), there is no choice like graphical install. and in the end when I finished installation process and restarted my laptop, a ...
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How to avoid prompts with install linux-image-extra-virtual

When trying to install linux-image-extra-virtual I get the usual prompt about /boot/grub/menu.lst being modified: What would you like to do about it ? Your options are: install the package ...
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How to install framework on remoter server without root privileges

I'm trying to install caffe deep learning library on my university cluster grid running on Debian. The grid has some preinstalled modules, such as python, CUDA, compilers etc. The problem is, some of ...
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Glassfish 4.1 on OpenJDK 8? (Netbeans)

Netbeans installed Glassfish, and shows Glassfish as running: Running the create-domain subcommand Using default port 4848 for Admin. Using default port 8080 for HTTP Instance. Using default port ...
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Binary file permissions issue

I've been facing an issue with NordVPN binary installation after I compiled a package and install it at the end it says processing changes... and then cannot remove /var/lib/nordvpn/data/insights.dat ...
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Installed PHP extensions to wrong PHP version

I just bought a VPS and it came with PHP5.3.3 and that wasn't good for our website, so I successfully (so it seemed, anyway) installed PHP5.6.7 and successfully registered it with Plesk. For the ...
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How can I download “sysinstall” on CentOS7?

My professor has specific instructions in my homework to: "use sysinstall to execute the menu system at the the command prompt" It sounds silly to me because yum is the default package manager on ...
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libSDL not recognized in installer

I'm trying to install Rejoystick for my system (Latest version of GalliumOS), and when I run ./configure (What README says to do) it spits out the error that I don't have libSDL. But running sudo ...
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How to install gcov-tool to RHEL?

I thought that gcov-tool is part of gcc standard package, which is true for Ubuntu. But unfortunately it's not true for RHEL. I didn't succeed to find RHEL package name to install gcov-tool. Does ...
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Not able to install modules p5-Expect, P5-IO-Tty, p5-IO-Stty, p5-Digest-MD5, p5-YAML in FreeBSD 10

I have installed OS FreeBSD 10.1 and installed perl 5.16 from my folder /usr/ports/lang/perl5.16. then i did: # portsnap fetch # portsnap extract then I am trying to make install clean port p5-IO-...
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How can I install gufw on fedora?

I want to install gufw on my Fedora, but I do not know how to do that. I tried to install with the dnf package manager command but it doesn't work and gets this output: No match for argument: gufw ...
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i dont have Ettercap conf file when reinstall Ettercap

I don't have ettercap files, they don't generate when installing ettercap. I tried with apt-get install ettercap-graphical aptitude ettercap-graphical but it didn't generate ettercap files. ...
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Accidently i uninstaled macchanger in kali and now i tried to install but it's giving me error [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package macchanger is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the ...
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Update bash-completion automatically when installing package

I'm having trouble trying to update automatically the bash completion in the current bash session when installing a package. My package installs the completion file in /usr/share/bash-completion/...
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Yocto project installation error

I installed the Yocto project in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I followed steps what they given in the yocto website Supported Linux Distributions. $ sudo apt-get install gawk wget git-core diffstat unzip ...
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PPAs will not install “sudo: add-apt-repository: command not found”

I am trying to get the Linux distro "PIXEL" to install some PPAS for Wine, and I have run into a issue where it will not install because of the following error: sudo: add-apt-repository: command not ...
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R3.5 intallation error on Linux Mint 19

Since I have got to use R>=3.5 as one of the core prerequisites for my bioinformatics, I've tried to install it on my Linux Mint 19. However, upon strictly following this tutorial, I realised that ...
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How to install a deb file, by dpkg -i or by apt?

I have a deb package for installation. Shall I install by dpkg -i my.deb, or by apt? Will both handle the software dependency problem well? If by apt, how can I install from the deb by apt?
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Reinstalling plasma-pa on OpenSUSE

I am trying to reinstall plasma-pa on OpenSUSE tumbleweed. Unfortunately, I cannot find any tumbleweed repos and the only downloadable source I can find are these two: https://www.archlinux.org/...
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how can I run old programs from a MIPS?

I have an old PC with a program called atomTV, for viewing, and producing movies from molecular trajectory files. I only have a binary, and the platform it ran on was 64-bit MIPS architecture, where I ...
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How to install unity 3d on Arch Linux

According to wiki the only thing that I need to install is unity-editor. After I run unity-editor I get: When I follow the link, I get to https://store.unity.com/download and the official site says ...
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How to install Skype in Arch-based Antergos Linux

In latest Antergos Linux, Arch-based, up-to-date. $ sudo pacman -S skype error: target not found: skype $ yaourt -S skype error: target not found: skype
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switch between multiple versions of software

I am using update-alternatives to configure multiple versions of software installed on my machine. The software has multiple executables A, B and C. To switch between versions I need to install and ...
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How to install PHP simple HTML DOM Parser on Linux (Debian)?

I have just started learning web scraping, and so far, I have understood that I need to install a library called simple_html_dom. Everywhere I have seen for now, people download it from sourceforge ...
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Pop!_OS: Spotify Downloader (spotdl: command not found)

I recently installed spotdl (Spotify Downloader) by following the instructions given at GitHub's Installation page. However, when I try to run the tool and execute the commands provided at the project ...
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What is snap ? Snap “classic” that do not work and ist unable to install notepadqq, a simple text editor?

On Debian 9 I try to install notepadqq that have the features of notepad++ I like a lot. Like everyone in the response of notepadqq download page, I cannot install it properly. The cause is a tool, ...
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Install problem for xdotool

Since I have problems with my Internet connection I'm not able to always run command apt-get install xdotool in Terminal, so I would like to download the xdotool package manually from website in .zip ...
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Can Not Install JStock on Ubuntu (zorin 7)

Trying to install Jstock on a Linux Ubuntu Box. As a new user trying to install this product. I have received this error after following instruction - on to a Ubuntu (Zorin7) system. Instructions ...
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Can I install Nagios on Debian and can I do it from repository?

I want to install Nagios and I have my Debian VM running. On Nagios official site they say we need a minimal version of either CentOS or red hat. But can I install Nagios on Debian? Another issue is ...