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

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Xubuntu 16.04 error with installing Steam

I want to install steam in Xubuntu 16.04 64 bit but It wasn't working so I opened it in the terminal and I got this error message. Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled ...
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how to fix this problem of LAMP server? [on hold]

Hi this is the problem I am getting again and again I purge the LAMP 2 times even then I am getting this wrong database how to fix this problem ?
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Error when running “composer update” from terminal

vagrant@his-platform:~/his-platform$ composer update You are running composer with xdebug enabled. This has a major impact on runtime performance. See https://getcomposer.org/xdebug Loading composer ...
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Issue installing HandBrake

I am attempting to install handbrake by using the below commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:stebbins/handbrake-releases sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install handbrake-gtk Which throws an ...
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while installing oracle-java8-installer remove any third party software

This is the screen shot of my terminal, i also tried removing third party softwares from Ubuntu Software Centre application
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installation image processing software

I download a software from this link https://www.nitrc.org/projects/ahead/ and try to install it in my ubuntu 14 but this error comes up dpkg: error: requested operation requires superuser privilege....
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How to install Eclipse Neon using its installer for all users?

I have followed the instructions from this answer to similar question, but it looks like the installer in sudo mode installs most of plugins to /root/.p2/pool/plugins, so you can't access it in non-...
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Can you use curse voice on Ubuntu/Linux? [on hold]

Can you use curse voice on Ubuntu/Linux?
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apt-get tries to install Popcorn Time [duplicate]

Whenever I run the sudo apt-get install command to install a program, the system also tries to install Popcorn Time. It takes like 5 minutes to give up. It's really frustrating when I'm installing a ...
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Failing to install screamingfrogseospider on Ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded debian pack from https://www.screamingfrog.co.uk/seo-spider/ (Free version). But I am getting following error messages from Java. How to proceed? I need to install screamingfrog to ...
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Error: setlocale() failed when I run crunch in ubuntu

I installed crunch in my ubuntu, and I follow the steps at http://surfnetz.blogspot.com/2015/06/install-crunch-on-ubuntu.html Then I have installed crunch, but once I run crunch, it gets error $...
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Cant install ns-3 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have followed the instructions on this website : https://www.nsnam.org/wiki/Installation. But I havent been able to install ns3 (v3.25) in my system. The build is successful. But after I run this ...
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Problem to install fv tool

I have this kind of error when I write fv esma@esma-Vostro-1015:~$ fv Error in startup script: can't find package Itcl while executing "package require Itcl" (procedure "fvInit" line 10) ...
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bower install ECONNREFUSED

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 After I type 'bower install' I get the following error: ECONNREFUSED Request to https://bower.herokuapp.com/packages/es5-shim failed: connect ECONNREFUSED 54.243.231.184:443 ...
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How to track files installed from source code?

When we install a package with package management, this program is able to track files which belongs to application. But when we compile and install a application from source code, package management ...
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Error while installing Skype

I have been following the guide here. And i am getting this error; dpkg: error processing package skype:i386 (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Processing triggers for hicolor-...
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Unable to configure Ubuntu kiosk mode 12.04

Setting Up Ubuntu as a Kiosk Web Appliance How-to Ubuntu Kiosk How to set up an Ubuntu Kiosk Ubuntu Web Kiosk in 10 Easy Steps I saw the websites above but I am unable configure kiosk mode. I ...
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Issues while installing edx-dl package with pip

I wanted to bulk download some lecture from YouTube and edX, so I took a look at the project here: https://github.com/coursera-dl/edx-dl I am using Python 3.4.3 as suggested in the above link $ ...
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Octave installation after purging previous installation

I installed the octave 4.0.3 version and for some reason the command window didn't show any text. I dont know why i decided to purge the installation and start all over thinking i messed up somewhere ...
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Opera Browser install wont open in ubuntu 16.04?

I am a new user to Ubuntu with 16.04 being my first. I want to use opera browser but I can't get it to open. I downloaded the Linux version from operas site and I wouldn't work so I installed thru ...
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IBUs daemon could not be started in 5 seconds [on hold]

I am new in linux mint; I install ibus. but when i open ibus preference then show "IBUs daemon could not be started in 5 seconds" now what do i do? please help anyone.
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ZOOM software Installation in ubuntu 16.04

I'm new to Ubuntu 16.04. I need to Install ZOOM can you please share the exact command to Install it.
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Software installation wine

Been trying to install league for a while now but this comes up with a new error appearing every time i say okay
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Installing ubuntu packages within python script

I want to install following packages within my python script : python-pip python-sqlalchemy mongodb python-bson python-dpkt python-jinja2 python-magic python-gridfs python-libvirt python-bottle ...
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How do I install JDK 8 with NetBeans(Cobundle) on 16.04 Ubuntu?

So I went to the official Java site and downloaded a JDK 8 with NetBeans with .sh extension and it opens with a text editor and I have no idea what to do with it. I've opened it with gedit and at the ...
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How can I get an app listed into Dash

Sorry for the silly question, but I wonder how can I get an app I built (with cmake) listed in the dash. Immediately after the build completed, I moved into a /usr/lib/folder brand new folder. I ...
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unmet dependencies issues while installing python 3.4 in ubuntu 14.04?

I have just upgraded my laptop(its been a week since i have bought it and not used much), while installing python 3.4. I was having some unmet dependencies issues which were as follows: This is the ...
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how to reactivate force assemble in xdm after restaring [on hold]

please help i'try to re assemble my program because file assemble failed caused by low disk space,after that i'm remove unecesary file (my mistake is) but i have click accidentally restart button how ...
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Can't access sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade [duplicate]

After I Update and Install Ubuntu Software Like this enter image description here I can't process apt update, and get this error E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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Spectrum3d, Error with gstreamer

this is my first question and after playing around with terminal for the first time and terminal/linux in general, I am trying to use a cool sound spectrogram software called spectrum3D, I have ...
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When i try to download i get this error message

Can anyone please help with this? I don't know why I am not able to download software from software center.
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Downloaded application [on hold]

I've tried a number of time to download a specific application which I now cannot see in the dashboard. I've done a 'whereis' on the file name to give the the following response: /usr/bin/'file_name'...
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How to install jsconcpp in ubuntu 14.04 for C++ development?

As the question tells how should I install jsonccpp in ubuntu 14.04. I have downloaded the jsoncpp-src-0.5.0.tar.gz form sourceforge. Then I opened nautilus using sudo and copied,pasted and extracted ...
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Google Chrome error: Error initializing NSS without a persistent database

It was working properly before, suddenly it stopped working. When I tried to open by clicking on its icon, but nothing happens. As already here are many questions related to this, but none of them ...
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Unauthorized to download it seems

I've only recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed software using software center once. However, second time around, it is not letting me install or uninstall applications. It's popping an ...
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Ubuntu software center: error logs?

When I want to install software in "ubuntu Software" UI (for example Chromium browser, but same issue for others), the "install " button turns into "installing..." for a couple of seconds, and then ...
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Error could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock -open [closed]

Here are the problems I am unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg) I get dpkg:error processing package install-info sub process /usr/bin/dpkg
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load Autocad 2016

Have a pc Core i5/8GB DDR4/1TB/2GB Nvidia gaphic dual boot Win 10 and Ubuntu. Autocad 2016 runs in Windows but doesnt on Ubuntu. Have loaded Wine but it did not run. Also tried Play on Linux but could ...
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Max os 10.11 what is my issue when attempting to install rails? [closed]

Attempt to install rails What is my issue attempting to install rails
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installing pip with two versions of python

I have a system running an old version of default that did not support pip, I also have Python 2.7.11 I followed the steps here but whenever I run the command: python get-pip.py I receive the ...
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KDE 4 in Ubuntu 16.04?

I've been trying Plasma 5.7 and it was really slow to me. The startup time took me 15 seconds. So in short, I want to install KDE 4 in Ubuntu 16.04. Is it possible? I saw the Ubuntu Precise repository ...
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Installation of Paraview 5 on Ubuntu 16.04: can't open Paraview due to libGL errors

I hope it's OK to cross-post; I have asked this question on StackExchange too. I'm trying to install the latest version of Paraview (version 5.1; http://www.paraview.org) on Ubuntu 16.04. After ...
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How do install AutoKey?

How do I install autokey in the latest version of Ubuntu 16? It isn't in the ubuntu software center. How do I run a command line command to build such.
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Tor browser on crouton xfce

I'm new to Linux and ubuntu, and following an online article, I installed xfce on my toshiba chromebook,however I can't seem to install tor browser. Iv tried many different methods and read tons of ...
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Verifying installation: 'apt-cache policy' vs 'which'

I have searched for every variation of this question for days and I have not been able to find a clear explanation therefore I come to the collective knowledge here in the hopes of resolving my ...
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cannot install wine on elementary os [closed]

I,am new to Linux and just installed Elementary os. Now I want to install wine but get this message: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software ...
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repository dotnet40 is not working for COD BO 2

please help: env WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX="/media/xxx/DATA/Games/CODBO2" winetricks dotnet40 output like this: wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string even i'm installing ...
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Dependency error

I am trying to install libstdc++6_6.1.1-9 on ubntu version 14.04, and it show me error like some file will broken because of it . I already tried commands like : sudo apt-get update sudo dpkg-...
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Install tar.gz that dont have config [duplicate]

I want to download and install Digital Sandbox on linux mint rosa and i got the tar.gz but it dont have a config file so im stuck on the install. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Digital sandbox installation in linux mint [closed]

I have Linux mint and I would like to install digital sandbox, or another game design software. I have tried to download the tar.gz but I'm stuck on what to do next