Installing software on a running system, either as binaries or from source.

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Remove gcc from Ubuntu

I want to completely remove gcc from Ubuntu. I am using gcc 4.9 which happens to be the latest version. How can I remove it completely from my system?
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Error while installing Kompozer

I am trying to install kompozer by following http://askubuntu.com/a/423070/283650. But in last step it shows following error: dpkg: error processing package kompozer (--install): dependency ...
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Unable to install latest git on Ubuntu

I have checked this answer and followed the same steps. My system throws git is already the newest version. But when i do git --version it shows git version 1.8.1.2 I need to install git >= ...
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installing android studio, not enough space

I'm trying to install android studio on ubuntu. I downloaded the whole package (the sdk and the IDE). Everything seems to be fine until the installation reaches the point where it's supposed to unpack ...
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Dpkg error exit status 2

Tried to install jenkins.deb and I got the shown below. Any ideas? ~$ sudo dpkg -i jenkins_1.609.1_all.deb (Reading database ... 118056 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: android-studio

Whenever I install a new software or I use update command on the terminal i always get this error message and update is also interrupted. what do i do? I encounter the following error message- ...
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apt-get with unstable connection?

I'm now on vacation for a month and my Internet connection is extremly unstable. I can't install any app, even with --fix-missing Is there an option to continue downloading after a "break" ? Thank ...
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ROS installation:Environment setup:No such a file or directory

according to wiki tutorial of ROS installation. All of the previous steps are ok for me, but when I try to do the part of environment setup. When I type: echo "source /opt/ros/jade/setup.bash" ...
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Can you install LXDE or XFCE without altering non-desktop aspects of Ubuntu?

I love Ubuntu, and I love the Unity desktop environment. But sometimes I just need to do something fast and I don't need the extra flash of Unity, or I just want a different look and feel for awhile. ...
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Is there an Android ROM flashing utility available for Ubuntu 14.04?

Is there any Utility that can be used in Ubuntu 14.04 to flash a ROM or a custom recovery to an android? I am interested in flashing the stock ROM and CWM recovery to a Broadcom chip based android ...
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How can I transfer my bash history to a new system?

My bash history is my memory, it contains commands that I don't want to loose when I update to a newer version of Ubuntu or change my computer. Is it possible to transfer the commands database to a ...
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Not allowing to Install any packages

While Trying to install through command line, I am facing this error E: The package mysql-workbench-community needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
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Problems installing Java 8 on 12.04 LTS

ive taken these steps to try and install Java 8 on my 12.04 LTS server. http://www.webupd8.org/2012/09/install-oracle-java-8-in-ubuntu-via-ppa.html i had an error when running trying to intall the ...
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I installed Popcorn Time, it deleted all my Desktop items

Is anyone else familiar with this problem? What can I do to restore my data? Is there any default way Ubuntu backs up my stuff? Could it be moved somewhere? Nothing else is affected, only desktop, ...
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Python 2.7 changed to 3.4 [on hold]

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. I've been learning python (for about a month now) from a tutorial in http://learnpythonthehardway.org/book/ which is done in python 2.7 - the initial steps are to verify that ...
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Cannot access 64-bit registry keys on this version of windows popping message

Before a couple of hours I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 32 bit. Well due to the fact that I am a Windows user a friend helped me have the Ubuntu software combatible with windows programms (Wine windows ...
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How to download and install Oracle Java by a script?

The popular WebUpd8 Team PPA is not being updated. It has still obsolete versions like 8u45. I manually downloaded JDK from Oracle site and replaced it. Is there a way to automatically check Oracle ...
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installing error of vmd in ubuntu 14.04 lts(./configure ..error)

during installing vmd-1.9.2 after giving the command ./configure Makefile The following error shows, what to do ? a@a-PP-990:~/Downloads/vmd-1.9.2$ ./configure Makefile Architecture Makefile not ...
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Updating popcorn time app

I have this app for watching movies, but it does not show up in Ubuntu Software Center, nor can I uninstall it or update it. I cannot tell what version I have, because I cannot find it among the ...
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where is qt5 designer

I updated an Ubuntu 12.04 machine to 14.04. The 12.04 install just had qt4, and had /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/designer The 14.04 install has qt5, but I cannot get a ...
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slomovideo help please [on hold]

Using ubuntu 14.04 and need slomovideo ,have tried mediafire download but software center says it can't open it- error.I have tried ppa's in terminal it says command not found.Have tried to extract it ...
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Problem instaling mpeg-4 aac decoder plugin [duplicate]

I am trying to install mpeg-4 aac decoder, but I got the following error, E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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WIN 8.1 OS Share Ubuntu HD Update [duplicate]

Are there any updated step by step instructions for partitioning a WIN 8.1 HD, and sharing with Ubuntu?
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Problem with software-center in 14.04

I installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 on my laptop along side windows dual boot. i have a problem with software center. i am unable to install any tool using this and also no updates were taking place. So i ...
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can I change uname?

I want to install Discovery Studio Visualizer but the precompiled binary checks the system for OS version. When it finds that I am not running RHEL, the installer exits. Is there a way to change or ...
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Install MATE terminal in Ubuntu

I want to install in my Ubuntu 12.04 only the MATE terminal. I don't want to completely migrate to mate, but I just want the terminal because I think it's a cool one. Thanks.
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Unable to Update Ubuntu SoftWare Sotre Denendency

I'm trying to install unity-tweak-tool on my machine. The software center give the error of Dependency is not satisfiable: python3 (>=3.3.2.2~) But I already have python 3.4 on my machine, What ...
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System error E: The package android-studio needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it [closed]

I am using elementry, I tried to install android-studio using a debian file, it installed a half and got corrupted. Now my software-center is not working and i cant install any other software using ...
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How to install VLC with no internet connection

I need to install VNC in one Ubuntu machine. The problem is that machine is in a remote site with no internet access whatsoever. I could download a VLC installer for Ubuntu and take it to the machine ...
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How to remove “Open in terminal” option in right click

Iv installed Ubuntu-GNOME and immediately after that as an old habit I tried to add "Open in terminal" Option in my right click menu. By using sudo apt-get install nautilus-open-terminal and ...
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How to install Shoes GUI framework for Ruby? .install file

I want to install Shoes framework for Ruby but when I went to their website and downloaded it all I got was a file with .install at the end. How can I install it?
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Cannot install a downloaded flashplayer 11 application for linux

I have downloaded flashplayer 11 for linux, but do not know how to install it on my ubuntu 14.04. Flashplayer is from the ADOBE website.
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How to install MEEP on ubuntu 14.04?

I installed recently Ubuntu 14.04 from www.ubuntu.com/downloads on my 64 bit laptop. I have a problem in installing meep software on this. It is not available in Ubuntu store and I tried command sudo ...
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Offline install of R on Ubuntu/Linux

I will need to install R (http://www.r-project.org/) on a number of machines which do not have internet access; many of them will be running Windows, but I suspect some might run Linux, if so, likely ...
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Can't install node js module ws

I want to install oagr ,but when i install the ws,i get these error. utf-8-validate@1.1.0 install /root/node_modules/ws/node_modules/utf-8-validate node-gyp rebuild bufferutil@1.1.0 install ...
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Nixnote: Unable to connet to database

I have been using nixnote from a long time. Recently it has stopped working and gives a message which reads as: "Unable to connect to the database. The most probable reason is that some other ...
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kompozer not running without sudo

I have installed kompozer and changed the group and ownership of all the files which are returned by whereis. But I still cannot run kompozer from either terminal or Unity menu without sudo. When I ...
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I have already downloaded Eclipse from the Software Center but how do I get ADT?

I went to the Software Center and installled Eclipse. However, I need the Android Developer Tools version. Is there any way I can get that without having to download the whole package (i.e. Eclipse + ...
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Ubuntu install from external hard drive [duplicate]

I just downloaded the ISO and i don't have any blank cd's to put it on, can i install from an external hard drive?
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Cannot remove codeblocks using apt-get - Ubuntu 14.04

Whenever I try to run sudo apt-get remove codeblocks I am met with this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: codeblocks-contrib : Depends: libgamin0 but it is not going to be ...
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Trouble installing PCSX

For about 2 days I've been trying to install PCSX - I got it working and was able to load up a game....except nothing happened. It would go to a black screen. I'm not going in too deep detail with ...
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Cannot install krita after installing it?

I have just installed krita. I have followed the following guide. But when I am trying to run it, I am getting the following error. krita(8483)/kdeui (KIconLoader): Error: standard icon theme ...
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How to install Android Studio on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have downloaded Android-Studio and extracted it into documents. When I try to locate the studio.sh file located in Documents/android-studio/bin, I get an error. How will I go ahead and install this ...
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Friendly way to play Doom 3 from CD

I've just found My original disc with Doom 3. I have read a few things about a BFG version (I honestly don't know what BFG stands for), and many different sites with command lines and I got a little ...
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Django 1.8 gets installed in Python 2.7 instead of Python 3.4

I have to versions of Python installed, 2.7 and 3.4. I installed Django 1.8 as recommended on the Django tutorial. However it got installed in Python 2.7 instead of Python 3.4 so when I type 'import ...
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Software installation in ubuntu

Im sorry about mistakes and typos. I hope you'll understand me. So I "was born and grew up" in windows and now i cant understand how to install software in ubuntu except installation via apt-get and ...
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Unable to install ACL

I am unable to install ACL on my Ubuntu 14.10 server (see output). david@server:/mnt/storagedata$ sudo apt-get install acl Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How can I add new packages to archive.ubuntu.com? [duplicate]

I found that some of the software downloaded by "apt-get" is now out of date. I compiled the new versions into .deb packages. Now, how can I add them into the software center or archive.ubuntu.com? I ...
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Numpy/Scipy with Openblas

I've been trying to install Numpy/Scipy and allow them to both use Openblas. I've been following various guides but have been using this one of late. At the end of the guide, there are a couple of ...
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Can I install AutoCad civil 3d through wine in my ubuntu 14.04.2?

If yes , then how to install autocad civil 3d in ubuntu 14.04 through wine ?