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

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Amarok does not run!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.0.1 and downloaded Amarok from software center. It installed correctly but when I launch it says updating system configuration in a loop. Please Help Me Out!
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Install and boot Linux mint from 64g usb? [on hold]

How I could install and boot Linux mint (i know this is an Ubuntu forum but i might not use Linux mint i might change to Ubuntu 14.04) from a 64g USB? Here are some follow up questions: Is that ...
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Cannot install new software

Whenever I try to install new software, I get this error message "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this ...
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Pipelight causing internal errors! Urgent!

This problem has been persisting for a while. I tried to install Wine and Pipelight to play Netflix on my computer. Big mistake! Something happened, and when I tried to remove the thing it isn't ...
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I've tried installing ubuntu to my mac with rEFIT but it doesnt boot up with it and I dont have the “Install ubuntu alongside osx” button

I'm trying to install ubuntu alongside with my mac for hours please help me it doesnt boot up with my mac and when I boot it with ubuntu disk (from holding c while its still booting up) I dont have ...
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Dia doesn't work on 14.04

I have just installed Dia (dia 0.97.2-15ubuntu1), but it didn't start on Unbun14.04
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Unable To Run Cordova Platform add android on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried running both cordova platform add android and sudo cordova platform add android and I get the below error: sudo cordova platform add android Creating android project... ...
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How to install programs into user directory without sudo

I mean how to install programs from repos into the user directory without sudo? There are two ways (and even more) of installing software: from repos and from the software developer's website ...
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Please help me to install tar.gz packages with terminal [duplicate]

I’m trying to install tar.gz packages with terminal and I’m completely lose. Please help me to install them.
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Is there a way to add repo to Snappy ubuntu core?

I am trying to install more stuff and I am seeing very little in snappy's install. Is there a way to use apt-get or add repo to install?
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit - ia32-libs still no solution?

Like many others I am experiencing issues installing ia32-libs on Ubuntu. My company is using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, kernel version 3.11.0-26-generic #45~Precise_Ubuntu. Some applications we want ...
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Error installing Java 8 on Ubuntu 14.10: packages with unmet dependencies [duplicate]

When I tried to install "oracle-java8-installer", I received an error message suggesting: Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). I did this, but my problem was not ...
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Software Center error [on hold]

I can't install any software using software Center. Because my Install button is not active. Please help me to active my Install button. I am new to Ubuntu and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS .
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Want to be able to push Ubuntu client image remotely from Ubuntu server

I am creating a computer lab running Ubuntu Server. I would like to be able to do the following: Push the Ubuntu client image remotely from the server Push open office remotely to client machine ...
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how to install software via terminal? [duplicate]

I want to ask how to install package in Ubuntu 14.04 using terminal I need a command to do that and also a command that works with most of package to install
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Getting following errors while installing mysql server [on hold]

Got the following error while installing mysql server, Errors were encountered while processing: /var/cache/apt/archives/mysql-server-5.5_5.5.41-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_i386.deb E: Sub-process ...
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Installation of Serviio on 14.4

I have little Linux experience and I am completely new to Ubuntu. I would like to install Serviio media server so that I can stream media from my PC to my TV. Serviio, however, is not available in ...
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install from .tar.gz

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64-bit. I know there are a lot of topics on ".tar.gz" but it didn't answer my questions and/or I didn't undetstand the answers. I am trying to install from a .tar.gz ...
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how to install the Nautilus Coverflow?

I have read about the app called nautilus coverflow and I like it so much. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1719862 I am recently running ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install it. Is it even ...
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PeerGuardian Installation (E: Unable to locate package)

Following the instructions on their wiki (http://sourceforge.net/p/peerguardian/wiki/pgl-Install-DebianUbuntu/), I run into this error that it cannot find any of the PG programs to install. What am I ...
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Problem with installing testdisk in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but by mistake I deleted all partition. Now I want to recover the lost memory by installing testdisk . But when I try to execute the command sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu on PowerMac 2013

I just installed Ubuntu-14.04.1-desktop on a Power Mac 2013 without another operating system - by the installation Ubuntu used the whole 3TB space. After installation Ubuntu doesn't boot. I do not ...
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Wrongly installed google chrome 32-bit version, what can I do now?

I downloaded google chrome 32-bit version deb file and then use ubuntu software center (following How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?) but it doesnt work then I noticed that I made a ...
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How to install my download program to the system meun on Gonem3.14?

Guys I do not mean I want to "make install" the tar.bz program, I already downloaded a executable binary program--thunderbird-31.4.0.tar.bz2, if u ask, and I can click it and run. But the thing is ...
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Error trying to install wine in Ubuntu 14.10: missing or conflicting packages

I already tried to install it with the terminal as well as with the ubuntu-software-center, but I always get this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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session is expired (internet problems) [on hold]

When browsing a website that is database driven, requires a login, or is a secure web page you may experience a "Session Expired" or "Session Has Expired" error message because of Inactivity for a ...
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Flashget application is not executing

I have installed Flashget downloader in ubuntu 14.10 but when i tried to run that application by clicking the respective icon nothing hapened.I want to know why it's happening while this application ...
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aptitude install imapsync does not work anymore

There is a tutorial I used to install imapsync, but now when I run this command: aptitude install imapsync I get this error message: Couldn't find any package matching "imapsync". However, the ...
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I can't install programs on ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Ive been trying to install wine, and many other programs. I am a NOOB at this, so I looked it up and got help from this thread My ubuntu software center won't download any programs! What can I do? ...
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Can't get anything to install, dependency errors

I'm extremely new to Linux/command line stuff, so please forgive my ignorance. Every time I try to install anything using sudo apt-get install ... I get dependency errors. I'm trying to get OpenSSH ...
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Can't install Popcorn-time, please help

Recently decided to try Kubuntu 14.10 after using Mint 17.1... I have tried to install Popcorn-time but I had no luck with it. This is output of the x-term... Download done. Removing outdated cached ...
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Software Center crashes every time, even after reinstallation

So my Ubuntu Software Center has been crashing every time I run it. I've tried many attempts to remove it and reinstall it using sudo apt-get, but I have had no success getting it to work. I've even ...
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Can not install or remove anything due to a package error?

I recently installed a Python framework called kivy (python-kivy). Somehow I couldn't complete the installation due to some error. I tried sudo apt-get remove the package, but it's not working. Due to ...
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Getting ThunderBird installed on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

OK I'm new to linux, and so there's a learning curve. But, although I worked for years with unix ksh production scripts and user support, at the moment I need to take another break. I first installed ...
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Apt -get error : command line option g

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to use apt -get command to install a certain program (bedtools2) but i got the following error message which appears whenever I want to use apt -get: ...
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Ubuntu Installation troubles

I'm having trouble downloading and installing Ubuntu on my computer. I want to do either a native install or a virtual machine. After I download Ubuntu from the site and try to open the .iso file, it ...
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Problem while installing Teamviewer

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I have tried to install Teamviewer by the command line (it says I need superuser privileges) and I have tried the graphical installer but it says it cannot install. Update I ...
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how to install bitcoin from downloaded static binary

due to the openssl problems my bitcoin is affected by the bug and i need to install using the statically linked bitcoin core from the binary on the bitcoin site. I downloaded the program and extracted ...
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Error when connecting openxenmanager to xen-4.4

Xen newbie question : I've installed last ubuntu xen and openxenmanager on my Intel I5 64bit workstation with default configuration and after rebooted on xen grub choice : cylere@lalla:~$ ps -ef ...
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Installation Error - “Not Enough Space”

I'm currently trying to install Ubuntu (from a disk) to a Compaq Presario CQ57 that has already had DBAN ran on it. When I go to install the OS I'm told I need more space, and it's because it can't ...
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Help Installing VMware player & TeamViewer [closed]

Please can someone help me install TeamViewer. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have tried all tutorials I have found but nothing will work. Thank you!
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Fully un- and reinstall Cinnamon (all config data and stuff too)

I have Cinnamon installed on my 14.10 system and recently it stopped working properly. Maybe I did a bad config and therefore want to completely (200%) delete and reset all data belonging to this for ...
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Installing Splashtop on 14.04 on a VPS via the shell

I have a virgin install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab093.5 x86_64) installed on my VPS. I have not done any updates or indeed done anything other than log in as root to make sure ...
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Installing leiningen, how to move script to ~/bin?

I am trying to install leiningen to an Ubuntu virtual machine. But I am having a very difficult time because of my lack of Ubuntu/linux knowledge. I am specifically stuck on step two of the leiningen ...
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How can I install VMWare Player on ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I can't install VMWare Player on Ubuntu 14.04. First it tries to install but somehow at the and of the installation it gives me an uninstall screen. What can I do to install VMWare Player?
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Apt-get roll back

I installed "libatk 1.0.-0:i386" on my 64-bit system by mistake. It removed almost all from my system starting with indicators ending with eclipse and other programs. So then I removed libatk and ...
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Unable to install VLC player [duplicate]

Using Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS. While trying to install VLC, it's throwing this error: "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" - it seems some packages are missing in order to install VLC.
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Installing Player/Stage

Are there any packages for Player / Stage on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I'm having a hard time compiling Player. When building I get this error message: libplayerdrivers/libplayerdrivers.so.3.0.2: undefined ...
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TestDisk installation [duplicate]

I tried to install testdisk using the command sudo apt-get install testdisk But got this response from the computer Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Regarding installation of Micromax MMX377G in Ubuntu 14.04

I tried installing Micromax MMX377G 3G dongle in Ubuntu 14.04. I used the command ls /dev/sr and got dev/sr0. But when I tried to mount the device using sudo mount /dev/sr0 /mnt, I got the reply as ...