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

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I want to install downloaded softwares in ubuntu [duplicate]

How to install a downloaded software in ubuntu? I have a XXXX.tar.bz2 file.How to install it in my system? if I type in the terminal. /configure it showing no bash command
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PureVPN installation

I use PureVPN in order to get a swedish ipadress enable me to see swedish television even if I live abroad. I have difficulties installing PureVPN on Ubuntu. Please help.
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Unmet dependencies while adding right click “nautilus-refresh” in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to add "Refresh" button on right click by using command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nae-team/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus-refresh But I ...
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When I install any package then it takes too much time to install in Ubuntu 14.04? [on hold]

When i install any package from software center it takes too much time for installation. how can I fix it. Thank YOu
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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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How to install R version 3.2.1 – collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

I'm trying to install R version 3.2.1. I executed the following code ./configure --enable-R-shlib followed by make command. But the following error is obtained. /usr/bin/ld: ../appl/dchdc.o: ...
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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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Why is it safer to be plugged in during installation?

I've just been wondering because I see this on ubiquity and want to know how this is better during the installation of Ubuntu.
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Getting details about a package before installing it?

When I type "mc" on my 14.04 Ubuntu terminal I get a The program 'mc' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt-get install mc How can I get details about the program 'mc' ...
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install ibus-typing-booster on Ubuntu

I tried ibus-typing-booster software on fedora. Is this available for Ubuntu? This is really useful software that I will like to use. Update: I tried to install it using the following steps. But ...
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ERROR in netcdf Installation

user@user-HP-PC:~/Downloads/netcdf-4.3.3.1$ make check Making check in include make[1]: Entering directory `/home/user/Downloads/netcdf-4.3.3.1/include' make[1]: Nothing to be done for `check'. ...
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How to install ibus typing booster?

How to install ibus typing booster? The homepage has no docs for ubuntu installation: http://www.typingbooster.org/howtoinstall/ The package request on debian was not done: ...
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mutt installation

I tried to install mutt on ubuntu 14.04 as follows, sudo apt-get install mutt and i get Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Installation of scilab-5.5.2

Whenever I tried to use install Scilab-5.5.2 by sudo apt-get install scilab its asking Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing? while form Ubuntu ...
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Problem with installing Steam on Ubuntu 15.04

Actually i have installed the new Ubuntu 15.04 64bit, and when i'm trying to install Steam on it, there is a problem. In fact i have downloaded the deb package from steam website, installed it and ...
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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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can not find server options in Eclipse

OS Ubuntu 14.04 I've installed Eclipse Version: Luna Release (4.4.0). server: Tomcat7 When I navigate to: Window>>Preferences , there is no option for configuring Server. how can I get tomcat7 in ...
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Install GNU Scientific library (GSL) on Ubuntu 14.04 via terminal

I am trying to install GSL libraries on Ubuntu 14.04 via terminal. I searched on Google but I couldn't find any command which can install it from the terminal but just through the Ubuntu software ...
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CUPS - Print Job is received but not printing

I am trying to install a network printer just for home use. The printer works fine with my Windows 7 machine. But I thought why not put it on my Ubuntu Server as a network printer and so I did. I ...
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How to update maven 3.0.4 - 3.1.1

First of all am new to Ubuntu as well as Maven. Does anyone know how to update maven. My current version of maven is 3.0.4. I would like to update it to 3.1.1 which is the latest version. I tried ...
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Oxford 8 on ubuntu 13.10

I have the Oxford ed.8 setup folder on my hard disk in folder (Downloads) and here what I've got in the terminal when I try to install it (the install folder has setup for Linux with name: linux): ...
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Installed Teamviewer using a 64-bits system, but I get a dependency error

I was trying to install Teamviewer, but I was getting a dependency error. I tried to install them, but with no luck. I'm getting this error: Unpacking teamviewer (from teamviewer_linux_x64.deb) ... ...
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How to install 7zip to extract rar files

How do I install 7zip through Terminal to extract rar files?
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How to install and configure Wine?

I am looking for a step by step instruction to guide me in the ways of installing, configuring and debugging many of the issues new users have when dealing with Wine in Ubuntu. What is the ...
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How do I resolve a “Cannot open shared object file libudev.so.0” error?

Trying to run Game Dev Tycoon on Ubuntu 64. It asks for the above object. I ran sudo apt-get install libudev1:i386 and it came back already installed. I have /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libudev.so.1 but no ...
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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?
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How to add “Open terminal here” to Nautilus' context menu?

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I want to add "Open terminal here" to Nautilus context or right-click menu but it tries to download 32bit version from Internet.
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How do I install Sublime Text 2/3?

I installed Sublime Text 2 on 12.04 as per this tutorial. However I don't have adequate permissions when launching the program from the Unity launcher. For example I cannot install packages, or if I ...
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How do I uninstall Mysql?

I installed Mysql using sudo apt-get. Now I need to remove it from my system. How can I do that?
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Do additional language packs need to be downloaded?

I'm installing Ubuntu (12.04) right now. I wanted to know if additional language packs have to be downloaded because my Internet is very slow. I chose English as my language.
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How do I get the restricted drivers update on xubuntu, does not show-up in update manager?

How do I get the restricted drivers update on xubuntu, does not show-up in update manager? The restricted driver icon is not available on the launch bar on top.
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How do I install qemu?

How do I install the qemu command? I type qemu and press tab and I get a list of several binaries installed. qemu-alpha qemu-arm ... qemu-x86_64 but no qemu. I type man qemu and it returns the ...
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Ati Radeon HD 3200 Graphics driver - Installation Problem

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 x86 and I am trying to install the proprietary driver for my "Radeon HD 3200 Graphics" video card. I know that there are already many threads about this ...
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How to install Chrome browser properly via command line?

I am trying to install chrome browser via command line. I tried this: $ apt-cache search chrome browser The results show that the proper term is "chrome-browser," so I tried that: $ sudo apt-get ...
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How do I install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file?

I have downloaded tar.gz files. But I don't know how to install it. How do I install this kind of file?