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

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UBuntu Software Center- ubuntu 15.04 [on hold]

I can't able to access any of my audio or video files because the pre-installed video player requires plugins. and when i try to download plugin from ubuntu software center then there is no option of ...
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libtirpc1 have unmet dependencies

sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. sudo dpkg ...
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(Ubuntu 15.10 64bit) Missing :i386 dependencies libglib2 and libgtk2

when I try to install certain 32bit programs like in this case Wine, from the Software Center or from the WineHQ repository, or for example PCSX2 I get errors for missing dependencies. When I try to ...
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How to run VisualVM 1.3.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I need to use VisualVM v.1.3.8 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I read few topics on AskUbuntu and SuperUser as well and here is the summary of my steps. In order to do that I installed Java 8 by Oracle and by ...
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php-fpm isn't installing correctly

I am trying to install php5-mcrypt, and when I do, I get the following error: $ sudo apt-get install php5-mcrypt Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Help with major software issues after unlicensed windows 7 install over Ubuntu

I am overseas right now and purchased a new Dell laptop that was supposed to have Ubuntu installed, it has the Ubuntu sticker I was told the product does not have recovery CDs. Anyway I am not ...
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Installing “eXo platform” social collaboration

I cannot seem to find how to install the latest "exo platform" social collaboration package in ubuntu lts 14.04. (64 bits) Downloaded the latest release from the official website. I'd love to have a ...
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How do I clean up the mess after an installation aborts?

I'm sure it's happened to everyone some time.... I was installing something with Ubuntu Software Center, a lot downloaded, but it crapped out half way through the installation with errors to the ...
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tried downloading ubuntu 15.10 installer crashed computer useless [on hold]

i tried downloading ubuntu 15.10 but the installer crashed while installing packages. Now my laptops boots up with some bugs no internet and installer wont open.
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How to install *.sh ubuntu14 [duplicate]

I have setup file *.sh, I installed Ubuntu 14. I have tried terminal mode its not working. How to run GUI mode. Please let me know the commands and any other samples ...
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Need ThunderBird type App for Ubuntu TOUCH

Want an App to have multiple email accounts like Thunderbird, for UbuntuTouch 16.04. Not Outlook. Privacy Issues with Microsoft. Thanks Kye
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I have installed eclipse mars on ubuntu 14.04 but it is not opening even for the first time

error occurred :- An error has occurred.See the log file /home/best_hacker/.eclipse/ org.eclipse.platform_4.5.1_1473617060_linux_gtk_x86/ configuration/1455206335751.log.
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Can't execute Remarkable markdown editor Ubuntu 15.10 gnome

I tried to download and install Remarkable using the .deb from their website via software centre. Each time it crashes when I attempt to execute it. This is the result from terminal: ...
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No internet in WINE 1.6.2 under Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install Metatrader under Wine. The program setup continually requests proxy settings. My broker tells me this shouldn't happen, and is a problem on my end. Here is what I have tried to ...
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Software manager failed to install package. Internet connection fine. sudo apt-get install fluidsynth doesn't work

I'm trying to download Fluidsynth. When I attempt to download it via Software Manager, it gives me this message: Failed to download package files. Check your internet connection. As you can ...
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How to install sbt in its latest version in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am facing this Spark problem, after installing sbt like this. How to proceed please? When hitting tab to this: sudo apt-get install s I do not see any sbt package.
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Error encounter while processing

Running on LTS 12.04; I know it has been asked quit a few times here, but none were useful for me to solve this problem: Processing triggers for libreoffice-common ... Errors were encountered while ...
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Issue when installing anything from terminal [duplicate]

I'm having trouble installing anything through the terminal, I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.10. After typing in my password I get this message E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: ...
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Error installing software through terminal

well i tried earlier to install oracle java as it was taking quite a time to download so i stopped the process in between now whenever i try to install new software it automatically continue that Java ...
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Not able to install anything and update on ubuntu 14.10 [on hold]

Here are my content of /etc/apt/sources.list : # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 14.10 _Utopic Unicorn_ - Release amd64 (20141022.1)]/ utopic main restricted # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes ...
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NEW popcorn-time.se Beta 3.2 installation ubuntu 15.04

Currently the Popcorn-time tar.gz available on the site is version 3.2 I have followed a few guides on here, youtube. there is only 4 files located in the tar.gz libffmpegsumo.so nw.pak package.nw ...
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Archivematica install and sudo commands

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Win 7 64-bit machine via VirtualBox 5.0.14. Now I want to install a Ubuntu-based software suite called Archivematica. The instructions begin this way: Add the ...
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Unable to locate package pnp4nagios

I'm having problems trying to find the pnp4nagios package. I don't know what to do. apt-get install pnp4nagios -y
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mathematica symbol problem

How to fix mathematica symbol problem? "[" or "{" or "=" etc. are not showing. I can not find it out, why is is happening. Please help me, how to get out from this problem.
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How I start learning programming on Lubuntu? [duplicate]

I have installed Lubuntu on my PC, I want to learn programming( not a CS student) and start with python, later I was learning on a Windows machine where I installed the python with IDLE (Included in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + TP-LINK = ip assign fail

Even though i like linux for everyday activities, i am not knowledgeable in this. Looking for knowledgeable people. Thanks My misery recorded:
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insatlled a windows sofware through wine,how to open it?

i have installed QDA- miner (a windows application for qualitative data analysis)through wine .it got installed and a desktop shortcut is also created but when i click on it to open it says :"""no ...
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How do I install Pinegrow?

I have downloaded the PinegrowLinux64.2.51.zip file. Here is the content. What do I do from this point on? Update I have tried the following and the outcome is seen as:
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Error while opening Android Studio for first time

After installing Android Studio, when I run studio.sh script for the first time a window appear saying: Start Failed" O.S. - 14.04 The corresponding image has been linked by me. Please help me ...
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NodeJS versions [on hold]

I want to install nodejs on my ubuntu machine but I have a question. If I type in terminal sudo apt-get install nodejs I get nodejs v0.10.35, but on nodejs.org is version v4.2.6 or v5.5.0. What is the ...
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steam problem ubuntu 14.04

term keeps popping up when I run it, then two pop-ups. After I the term false to install the files here is what the term says: Steam needs to install these additional packages: ...
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Help with epsxe install

I want to install epsxe1.9.25 on Ubuntu 15.10. I downloaded the Linux version of the program off the website but it gives me an executable and I don't know what to do with it. I don't wanna run it ...
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Installing Eclipse

Good evening! I'm new with Linux since this week and I'm having an issue when downloading eclipse from this tutorial Indeed, I'm not able to extract Eclipse to /opt/ for global use When I'm doing ...
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Installing library on ubuntu

I'm trying to install a gnuradio package , but when i run make command it gives an missing library , it's pcap so how can i install this lib .. Error ...
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Why is this apt configuration necessary for installing Java on vagrant?

Here is my bootstrap.sh apt-get update apt-get install -y python-software-properties add-apt-repository -y ppa:webupd8team/java echo oracle-java7-installer shared/accepted-oracle-license-v1-1 select ...
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Problem installing apache

I just tried this, but nothing seems to be working. I've done practically most of the instructions but I still get this: E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
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Ubuntu Music Software

I'm a music student interested in running some of the UbuntuStudio software (similar to Finale). I've heard of MuseScore and some others. Is it compatible with Ubuntu Touch or do I need to have the ...
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All installations extremely slow- 14.04

I had to re-install a fresh 14.04 LTS version. First of all, it took me a whole night(or nearby) to install it. Every installation of package (via ubuntu library or via sudo apt-get update ... sudo ...
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problem in installing Noxim

I tried to install Noxim, but I encountered with this error: make: *** No rule to make target `/home/farhad/systemc/systemc-2.3.1/lib-linux/libsystemc.a', needed by `noxim'. Stop. What can I do?
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How can I confirm this kind of dialog? [duplicate]

During installing wine this dialog appeared I have no idea, how to confirm this dialog? Neither enter nor any other key, ctrl+C or clicking OK with the mouse seems to work. I just want to continue ...
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libperl5.20 rxvt-unicode-256color Ubuntu 14

I want to install new version of rxvt-unicode-256color (with clipboard suppport), but on my system have perl 5.18 which is not compatible with new version of rxvt. I'm tried to use perlbrew. But ...
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Purchased 'Ultimate-media-downloader'; does not download

Purchased 'Ultimate-media-downloader' from the Software Centre. The money was debited from my account but the software does not download, keeps hanging. Who can I turn to?
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Unable to run the MATLAB after installation

I have installed MATLAB 2015a version on my ubuntu, after installation is successful ,I have tried running MATLAB but unfortunately i am always incurring the same message since 30 minutes. I am ...
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Loading from Flash Drive

I want to install Ubuntu on a computer but it currently is not able to access the internet because it operateed with Windows XP. Can I save the download to a flashdrive and download it to the computer ...
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Select multiple software packages for Ubuntu Server?

everyone. I just tried installing Ubuntu Server on a vm to try it out. When I got to the software package screen (DNS, mail server, SAMBA, etc), it seemed to only allow me to select one package. Is ...
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Wacom button and mouse button setting

I use my Wacom Intuos Pro. And it works very well. I try to use the pad buttons work like the left and right mouse buttons. But I can not. Can anyone help me?
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Torrenting, installing and using Ableton 9 on Ubuntu14

I would like to download Ableton Live 9 into my Ubuntu 14.04, there are some tutorials and instructions around but non of them refer to how to do it from a torrent. I tried doing it on my own, with ...
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Upgrade IBus 1.5.11 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS FAIL make ibus-engine-switch

I need to help my problem. I want to upgrade IBus 1.5.5 ubuntu 14.04 to version 1.5.11 for installing android studio. And I was download IBus from sources. I got problem to installing the package. I ...
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I can't install a program on a Ubuntu bootable live usb [closed]

I am trying to install some software on Ubuntu through a terminal on a bootable media. The output was: E: Unable to locate package (package name). And yes I have a good Internet connection!