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

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fresh install, having problems installing anything

as the title suggests, i'm trying to install a group of different programs i need on here and its just not letting me. heres what the output was for the last time i tried installing something: root@...
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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

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

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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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 [on hold]

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? [on hold]

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
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File sharing on Local network [duplicate]

How to get Samba deb package (for offline installation) for Ubuntu 14.04? We have 20 systems and installing in all systems online is difficult.
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Recover python in /usr/bin

I tried to install a newer version of the python and associate with the /usr/bin folder. Hence, in the configure file of that newer version I modified initialization location from /usr/local to /usr. ...
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How to install python to /usr/bin instead of /usr/local/bin

I have a python library which needs 2.7.10 version for it to function. But, When I download the python binaries and install, it is being installed in the /usr/local/bin folder. When I run the python ...
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snapd will not configue

:~$ sudo apt install snapd snap- Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package 'snap' is not installed, so not removed snapd is already the ...
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What is wrong with my situations here trying to install rails? [closed]

When Trying to installed rails after having installed homebrew, rbenv and just about all that other good stuff, I'm usually hit with permission denied every attempt and seem to be able to do nothing ...
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Problem installing snapd

I like to install snapd but my computer say message like this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package snapd how ...
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Why are there only installed applications in my Ubuntu Software Center?

For some reason all I see are a very small number of applications in the Ubuntu Software Center, and all of them are already installed. I thought I could use the software center to install new ...
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How to install .tar.gz files which don't have .config file?

I understand that a .tar.gz file can contain anything, but many software packages are available for download as .tar.gz. In my example, I am trying to install the flash player. I downloaded the file ...
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Can't install PlayOnLinux

The following packages have unmet dependencies: playonlinux : Depends: python-wxgtk2.8 but it is not installable or python-wxgtk3.0 but it is not installable ...
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Where to find a detailed catalog of installed packages?

In my 12.04 installation I've just discovered a whole lot of nice packages that I knew nothing about (or had forgotten). So - is there a facility that makes a catalog of all expressly installed ...
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How to install Ubuntu on computer with 2 SATA SSD's Raid0

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my computer that has 2 SATA SSDs linked by Raid0. I can't install it regularly (i.e. 'Install Ubuntu' while booting from the ISO) becuase the installer freezes or ...
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How to load Autocad 2013 onto Ubuntuvia Wine

Have recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 16.04 so please pardon me if technically the question is imperfect, am still learning. Need to load Autocad (from the Wine compatibility list -...
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Install TinyOS on Ubuntu

I have to use TinyOS for my small project, so I installed TinyOS in my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Basically, I followed the instructions from Saeid in his YouTube video, TinyOS Tutorial #1 - How to install ...
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How to uninstall package and reinstall to factory/default settings?

What I mean by this, is how do you reinstall a program to where it acts like it did the first time the program was ever opened? My scenario I Just did a fresh OS install, so I wanted to copy my my ...
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Problems to install programs

I have started to work with linux this week, so I'm have some problems. One of them is to specifie The Python interpreter when i'm going to install a program. Because in the install guide say : "The ...
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FileZilla: The following packages have unmet dependencies [on hold]

I am trying to install FileZilla 3.19 but I get this error when running apt-get install filezilla: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...