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

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Question About Ati Drivers [on hold]

800 x 600 1024 x 768 .. Why these are only the resolutions i can use ?? when i was on windows i could use all resolutions to 1600 x 900 ! i tried installing fglrx ,, i got out of range message ? ...
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running programms on ubuntu [duplicate]

I am new on Ubuntu and I have a lot of software like itunes, canon image and printer software which have been installed under Microsoft. Do I have to reinstall them on Ubuntu? Or can I run them via ...
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New to ubuntu, experiencing problems

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 TLS. While I took my time and read a lot of stuff to familiarize myself, there are still some problems that are continuing to puzzle me. I installed ubuntu on a ...
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How do you use ubuntu-drivers-common or software-properties in the command line to change graphics drivers?

Martin Pitt removed jockey-text in Ubuntu 14.04 (it's also broken in 13.10 apparently) but I used it for changing graphics drivers in the command line when X wasn't working. How do I do this now (he ...
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No console after removing ubuntu-desktop from ubuntu server [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu server and I decided to install sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ubuntu-desktop but when I removed it I can no longer get a terminal from the server. It is just stuck at ...
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Installation instructions for OpenDocMan in ubuntu 12.04

How to use opendocman in ubuntu?? Is there any complete guide on how to install it??
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How do I run Popcorn-time / Flixtor

I downloaded the .tar.gz and extracted the files to desktop. I clicked on Popcorn-time / Flixtor but nothing opens. I allowed "Run as executable" , and tried running from Terminal ( Gives me "File not ...
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How do I install Pinta?

I ordered a new computer with Windows 8 to test before rolling out. It arrived with Ubuntu 12.04. Rather then just send it back, I decided to check it out first as I think the system is probably much ...
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I can't install Spotify

I tried to install Spotify like million times and every time I got stuck after second step. This is what terminal writes: Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring ...
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In Ubuntu 13.04, cannot install libssl-dev [duplicate]

How can I get around the dependency problem when installing libssl-dev? The problem: $ sudo apt-get install libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Unable to install software using software center: package removal failed error

While dpkg -i works, I can't install software via software centre I get: Package operation failed the installation or removal of a software package failed I have tried the following: sudo dpkg ...
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Font issues.. ttf malyalm fonts are not working [duplicate]

I have installed ttf Malayalam font package with six fonts like Anjali Old Lipi, Suruma etc.,. But when i choose this fonts in Libre office writer or even in the Character map the English letters are ...
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Install Ubuntu on vista [duplicate]

Hiall, I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Satellite laptop running Vista, when I get to the Ubuntu menu and select "try Ubuntu" the screen just goes blank and after a few minutes the laptop cuts out, ...
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How to start tomcat7 when catalina.sh does not work?

I installed tomcat7 via the command sudo apt-get install tomcat7, now I went to /usr/share/tomcat7/bin and inputted catalina.sh but the following error occured Cannot find ...
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how instal ubuntu on an empty computer [duplicate]

i want to instal ubuntu on a computer where nothing is instaled on. the computer is totaly emtpty. I thought i put it on a hardrive and instal the hardrive in my pc. im not so good whit computers. so ...
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Can't install Sublime Text from a .deb file

When I try to install Sublime Text 3 from a downloaded .deb file I get errors: The installation or removal of a software package failed and Data files for some packages could not be ...
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How to trick the Ubuntu version as seen by an application?

I'm trying to install Intel Beacon Mountain on Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) 64-bit. But the installer complained about it is not a supported OS. The installer only supports 12.04, 12.10 and ...
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What are the different ways to install a software on Ubuntu?

I am a beginner trying to understand how installation of software works in ubuntu. I have installed a lot of softwares on my system but everytime I want to install something I will just google and ...
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how to install “JSim” network simulator in ubuntu 12.04?

How to install J-Sim network simulator in ubuntu 12.04 with terminal?
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This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I have Ubuntu 12.04. I tried to install Transmission Bittorrent Client from the Ubuntu Software Center. However, I got the error Package Dependencies Cannot be Resolved and it ...
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Installing Oracle 10g SE on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to install Oracle 10g Standard edition on my ubuntu 12.04LTS. I've searched through various sites. Oracle is installed on my machine but while creating starter database,screen just sits idle ...
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cannot istall/remove packages

I am a novice in world of ubuntu termial. I downloaded codeblocks and then 'build-essentials', but the 2nd package stopped in b/w due to internet connection failure, so i closed the terminal. ...
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I just decided to try Ububtu and want to know how to get it on the computer from the disc i made?

deided to try and ditch windows xp and found ubuntu and put it on disc last night , I need to know how to have it boot on my computer from the disc
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Installing tar.gz file on Ubuntu 12.04

Completely new to coding, Linux, and Ubuntu. Attempting to install the "Stencyl" program. Downloaded the tar.gz file. Opened the terminal and installed libgc-dev (the packages for the compiler) using ...
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Unable to locate package add-apt-repository error [on hold]

I'm trying to install apt-add-repository on Ubuntu 14.04. sudo apt-get install add-apt-repository Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: ...
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Error while removing CrossPlatformui package

Whenever I try to install an application, I get the crossplatformui error. I tried to remove it but got the following response from terminal. Please let me know how I can solve it. ...
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If I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, will it replace OpenOffice with Libreoffice? [duplicate]

Please don't tell me that I should just use LibreOffice, because I really like/want/need OpenOffice 3.4.1, and not even version 4.0+. I was new to Ubuntu, so it took a while to get LibreOffice ...
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Low Graphics Mode on COMPAQ computer

I am very new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have an obsolete brand of computer with these specs: Compaq Presario-SR1500NX, 3000+AMD Processor, 256MB-PC2700 memory, 80GB-7200RPM hard drive. I am stuck with ...
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Installed Proprietary AMD Graphics Drivers from Settings, Rebooted, and Display Always Turns Off After Decrypting Partitions on Boot Screen

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10 on my system, fiddled around a bit until I was comfortable with the system, and then went to the Settings window and elected to installed the proprietary AMD ...
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ubuntu OS insatallation on windows 7 OS PC [duplicate]

how can i install ubuntu OS in a windows 7 OS PC? is it possible to use both OS in same time can i turn back to windows 7 later thanks, shiju
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installation - failure to complete ubuntu 12

Trying to perform a new installation, the process gets to "retrieving file 31 of 81" then hangs. No better after several attempts.
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Make Ubuntu acknowledge that a custom built version of PHP is installed

I'm trying to install PHP from source code on my Ubuntu 12.04 VPS. I'm using these parameters in the configure command: --enable-intl --with-openssl --without-pear --with-gd --with-jpeg-dir=/usr ...
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undefined symbol: initPAnsiStrings

I am trying to install a program called reportman. I have made a directory and untarred it, but when I try to run it I get: ./repmand: symbol lookup error: ./repmand: undefined symbol: ...
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Installing SAGA-GIS wants to remove packages

Trying to install SAGA-GIS (saga 2.1.0+dfsg-1build2) using the Software Center in Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit). The problem is that the software center tries to remove: -libgdal1 -libopenscenegraph80 ...
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Open Office 4.0 for 32-bit architecture

Apache is launched Open Office 4.0 stable version and Open Office 4.1 beta version. I downloaded both version and try to install stable version in my Ubuntu 12.10 LTS edition. After running the dpkg ...
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Have old laptop with Win 7 & wish to replace with Ubuntu. [duplicate]

I wish to replace Win 7 on old Sony laptop with Ubuntu. I bought a new Ubuntu disc, but laptop won't boot from the CD/DVD drive. Please help.
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Installation problems - wine1.4 on Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

The following is an attempt to capture a screen which I get regardless of how I try to install wine1.4 OR wine1.7. Happens the same way every time. Scroll down to the bottom of this posting and you'll ...
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I wish to record the names of all applications and drivers installed on my pc [duplicate]

I wish to record all applications and drivers installed on my pc (so that i can refresh my machine exactly on rebuild) either so that i can automate a full rebuild or simply so that i have a list ...
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How to install haskell for Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I am trying to do sudo apt-get install haskell-platform but get only package not found message. What do I actually need to do?
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can't play sims3

I have installed Sims 3 and I really want to play it, but when I tried yo play it appears message from PlayOnLinux which saying that Wine has crashed. I am getting really upset, and I would like to ...
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How do I install OpenMW?

OpenMW seems like a great game, and it reboots a classic, but What is it exactly, and how do I Install it?
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Can't run installed version

I burned the 32 bit ios file and booted ubuntu on my old xp machine from the cd. I liked the look and it worked fine. Tried installing and the installation seemed to work, but when I get to the ...
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Why can't I install noise (music player) in Ubuntu 13.10?

I followed these steps to install the music player noise in my Ubuntu 13.10. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemequ/sqlheavy sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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SQLite header and source version mismatch

I had the Ubuntu repositories of SQLite3 with v3.7.17. But it doesn't have the .save command as newer versions. To update I did: sudo apt-get purge sqlite3 Download SQLite 3.8.4.3 Install it with ...
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How to install offline packages on a linux server [duplicate]

I need to install offline packages for a linux server. it is a repellent task because all the time it outputs that the package I want to install needs several other packages. How can I resolve this ...
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Can't install 7zip in Ubuntu 13.10

When I try to install 7zip in the Ubuntu Software Center, it reports it is available from the Universe repository. I click on "Use this source", I authenticate and nothing happens. This is the case ...
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JDownloader Installation gone wrong?

so right off the bat I want to apologize for my inexperience. I usually like figuring stuff out myself rather than being a nuisance to other people. But this is my first day using Ubuntu, I am not ...
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How do I install miku miku dance?

So I have Ubuntu quantal quetzal and wish to install MMD/Miku Miku Dance. Does anyone knows how to run it in Ubuntu?
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Postgresql server installation keeps failing due to postgresql-common error

The installation of postgresql server in Ubuntu 12.04 fails. Its seem to be due to incomplete configuration of postgresql-common package. I purged all packages related to postgresql, tried to ...
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Unable to install Lotus Notes 8.5.3

mallikarjun@1W11:~/Documents/MSJ/SysAdmin/LN853/lotus_notes853_linuxUb_en$ sudo dpkg -i ibm-lotus-notes-8.5.3.i586.deb [sudo] password for mallikarjun: dpkg: regarding ibm-lotus-notes-8.5.3.i586.deb ...