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

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Ubuntu Live on USB HDD, manual install of program

Ubuntu Live was created using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS or 15.02 regular installation's Startup Disk Creator. Ubuntu Live was created on an USB external HDD, actually it is an internal HDD plus a USB 3.0 hdd ...
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how to install ap-hotspot in ubuntu 14.04?

I am trying to install using this commands $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install ap-hotspot I get the following error: sudo: unable to ...
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apt-get upgrade error mysql

I have a PowerDNS cluster with MariaDB. If i do a normal update apt-get update and apt-get upgrade I get this error root@nsauth1:~# apt-get upgrade -y Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Error startin up Rlinux

Please help, I am getting /usr/local/R-Linux/bin/R-Linux: error while loading shared libraries: librlin_linux_r.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory and I have no idea what ...
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NLTK says it's installed with Python 3.4 but import cannot locate it

I know similar questions have been asked before but I've spent hours searching the web and reading other questions and have not found a solution to my problem. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04, trying to install ...
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install click programs from ubuntu store in terminal

I want to know how to install click packages (apps) from the ubuntu store with the terminal app in bq 4.5 ubuntu edition. I know that there are two comands to install packages: "click install" and ...
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Game came in a .zip file. How to install it?

I downloaded a game from http://floriandcp.itch.io/campfire and it came in a .zip file. I extracted the file but I can't find a way to install it. That is the game that I'm trying to install. Can ...
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hot to get the strict and targeted policy for selinux

I am learning how to use selinux as a step to develop in the security subsystem but the book I am using requires targeted and strict policy I have ubuntu 14.04 and I am not willing to use any other ...
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how to remove /var/log/syslog

there.. I need help for installation ubuntu 12.04.. The problem is an appear : UBI-LANGUAGE - found - /var /log /syslog code 2. Im was doing formatting my harddisk and do so much trial for ...
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Problem locating pakages glut and glu [on hold]

I am trying to load the glut and glu libraries on my Ubuntu 12.10 installation by using the command sudo apt-get install freeglut3-dev as given as answer in one of the questions. However my attempts ...
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Unable to install Dolphin emulator 4?

I am facing a problem when I want to to install Dolphin emulator This is the error that I have: dependency is not satisfiable libavcodec56(>=6:11~beta1)|libavcodec-extra56(>=6:11.2)
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juju charm tools installation

I am new to juju charms and I was trying to install juju charm tools as per the youtube tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQ_blv9JhCs I have installed a vm image for ubuntu on a windows box . ...
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Cant Remove Kernel, Not Found, No Space

I am running into a problem removing a kernel. I need to remove this 52 kernel to install some packages, but it keeps erroring out. I was wondering what steps I should take, its gummed up somewhere. I ...
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How do I install ALPS (Algorithms and Libraries for Physics Simulations) 2.2.b3 on Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed boost_1_58_0 in a directory: /home/acerv3-571g/boost_1_58_0 Then I so much tried to install ALPS (Algorithms and Libraries for Physics Simulations) step by step based on its ...
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How to start the Social Engineering Tookit?

I can not start my social engineering toolkit. When I write sudo setoolkit in the terminal it gives out an error that such directory doesn't exist. Please help.
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Can you [typically] install proprietary applications from source? [on hold]

I don't install too many proprietary applications on my machine, so I have never come across this. I would imagine it is an oxymoron, that if it were proprietary, that you would not be able to ...
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Using sudo apt-get install, why no source code?

I was trying to install a package for robotic operational system (ROS). And I just go ahead and type sudo apt-get install <package> After installation, I see a list of files in /opt/share ...
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How can I install XBMC Gotham?

I wanna install XBMC Gotham (not a newer or older version!!!) on Lubuntu 15.04, without manually compiling it. How can I do that?
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Running an installation routine of a third party programm on Ubuntu 14.04

Please help me with the following problem: I try to install a third party program install.bin that is from mime type application/octet-stream. Typing sudo ./install.bin; echo $? in the terminal - ...
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add path directories for boost installation

I have installed boost_1.58_0 on my loptop's home directory. After some processes I faced to this message: The following directory should be added to compiler include paths: ...
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Into which folder to install via deb?

I make app with name "myeditor" and don't know into which dir to install it. Using deb file. Dir "myeditior" has myeditor (app, size is about 2-5Mb) libfile.txt (text file with some init data, user ...
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Yamcha 0.33 Make Install

I am trying to install Yamcha 0.33. All steps i.e. configure, make, make check are successfully completed without any errors. However while executing command make install( sudo privileges using ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on ubuntu 14.04 64bit:errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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postgresql installation damaged

I installed postgresql using following command on 25th following instruction on (help.ubuntu.com/community/PostgreSQL) sudo apt-get install postgres postgresql-contrib It was working fine. Then on ...
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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 [closed]

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 make an app run as a daemon on Ubuntu when installed?

I have a Java app - although the answer here should be the same regardless of whether it is Java, Ruby, Python, etc. - that I would like to distribute in such a way that when devops folk go to install ...
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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 [closed]

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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How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu?

How do you install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?
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How do I install Chromium from the command line?

I have already tried using the Ubuntu Software Center, but it won't install the Chromium browser. How can I install it using the terminal?