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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Incorrect virtualbox (kernel) installed for Manjaro/Arch/pacman

I did a bad virtualbox installation on 4.19.2-1-MANJARO with pacman. This is my initial install stdout: [gloom@tacos-pc etc]$ sudo pacman -S virtualbox error: could not register 'multilib' ...
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How to install gnumeric on Oracle Linux 6?

Many blogs suggest sudo yum install gnumeric and sudo yum install gnumeric.x86_64, but to me both are giving the following message: Loaded plugins: security, ulninfo Setting up Install Process ...
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NPM always fails to install packages Deepin Linux

I Have Deepin 15.9 Installed on my Hp ProBook 5330m as the main OS! I am sharing VPN connection from my android phone to my laptop using android app called (Proxy Server) and after set my phone as ...
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how to correct a conflict to install gns3 in opensuse?

When trying to install the gns3 from this repo https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:Dremor:gns3/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/home:Dremor:gns3.repo It conflicts with files from an already installed ...
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Fortran 90 with a front-end

I am looking forward to re-run a fortran program I made years ago on Intel Fortran for Windows XP, with external subroutines and modules. I changed recently to Linux. Is there any free Fortran 90 ...
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Cannot update software center repositories

There is an app in kali by name 'Software' which is empty. So i tried to install software center and this is what i got "You need to add the repositories first. Edit /etc/apt/sources.list and add ...
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opensuse use rpm install NOKEY problem

i facing a problem on installing pcsc-tools on opensuse (server mode), i have download the pcsc-tools from opensuse website flow by this link [https://software.opensuse.org/package/pcsc-tools][1]. ...
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problem installing curl [duplicate]

I am currently running kali linux(light, 64 bit) on a multiboot usb using YUMI and i'm trying to install curl but it needs additional storage, what should you suggest?
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Downloading software for Outdated Linux Mint

Supposedly I have an outdated Linux Mint edition whose corresponding Ubuntu version has been discontinued i.e. it has reached its end-of-life. How will I download software for the same outdated Mint? ...
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Ubuntu & Linux Mint (Ubuntu Based) software availability?

Since Linux Mint is Ubuntu based, does this means that most of the softwares and commands for software installation & updation will be same? For eg. sudo apt-get install vlc ? For eg. Will ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...