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

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Package operation failed/WARNING: some OpenPGP programs can't handle a DSA key with this digest size ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Every time i install or uninstall using the Ubuntu Software Center I get the message: Package Operation Failed The installation or removal of the software package failed. I get this for EVERY ...
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Can't install anything [on hold]

I can't install anything. It stucks while loading screen shown up. Then it errors.
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Lazarus: Missing FPC Sources/Directory

I'm trying to install Lazarus for Ubuntu 14.04 and it's telling me that it cannot find a directory. So I think some library or something is missing, but I don't know where to find it (searching ...
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Ubuntu software centre problem [on hold]

My ubuntu 13.04 64 bit's software centre is not viewing the install button and is also unable to download anything from there.I tryed using my terminal but still its showing that you may have held ...
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while sudo apt-get -f install i got following error how to fix it

Preconfiguring packages ... dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/gcc-4.8-base_4.8.2-19ubuntu1_amd64.deb (--unpack): package architecture (amd64) does not match system (i386) Errors were ...
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How do i Jail break my chromebook?

I need help jailbreaking my chromebook. I have a HP Chromebook 14. I've downloaded ubuntu the "precise" version but i want to install the latest that i can with chromebook. im not sure if i can just ...
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How to disable third party repositories? I have tried sudo software-properties-gtk but it does not work

I cannot seem to find a way to disable third party repositories. I need to do this to update from 14.04 to 14.10 I type sudo software-properties-gtk But all I get is this alex@alex-NV55C:~$ ...
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How are Ubuntu packages structured?

When I download a package in Ubuntu, what files does it install on my system and where? I'm just curious about the package structure in general (I searched and it doesn't look like anyone's asked ...
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Sage installation failed on Ubuntu10.04

I am trying to install sage-6.4.1-x86_64-Linux on my Ubuntu 10.04(32bit). But this installation failed and shows the following The error message are shown in the screen show in the link ...
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I want to play minecraft

I can't install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. For example, I tried to install Java but I couldn't and don't say to install it off Google; I have tried installing Java from Google but it ...
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Installing Eagle on 14.04 x64

I have downloaded the latest version of Eagle 7.2 from this link. The software is saved in Desktop. Then I changed the directory to Desktop via terminal and tried to open it by typing ...
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How to install LimeSurvey on Ubuntu?

There is no tutorials for installing limesurvey on Ubuntu versions. So i tried on Google and found something as good work for future if anybody wants to install on Ubuntu. Simply download the tar.gz ...
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How to create a source tarball for a java application built by ant?

I've written an application in Java and would like to package it for Ubuntu and upload it to my PPA. I've already read through the documentation and set up my environment, but I don't completely ...
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Best practices for installing packages on a brand new production Linux server

Background: I am deploying an open-source web application, that requires PHP 5.6, nginx and MariaDB, as a VMWare virtual machine. The application will be accessed by fewer then 50 people for about ...
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How do you run moba Infinite Crisis game through Wine?

So is it me or does no one know the moba infinite crisis? Because I ant seem to get help with this game so I have just assumed that no one in the Linux community has the power to get this game to ...
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How can I fix this?

root@alex-NV55C:/home/alex# sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following extra ...
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Can't install apps via Software Center, the “use this souce” button does nothing

I've got to admit that I'm new to using Ubuntu, but I can't find a good answer elsewhere... Here goes. I'm still setting up a LiveUSB copy of Ubuntu with some new apps, but I can't get many of them ...
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installing mini ccnx problem

I want to install mini ccnx from the following site: https://github.com/chesteve/mn-ccnx/wiki/Installing I downloaded and installed all the requirement programs and then sudo apt-get install git ...
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I want to install wine on ubuntu and have a problem with the command in the terminal [on hold]

I want to install wine on my Ubuntu but as I give the command on terminal, next it shows "sudo password" and what to do next. doesn't know?
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HDF5 and GSL library problem on Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit

I ran into errors in the installation of the FDTD software MEEP on Ubuntu.Although I have hdf5-tools and libhdf5 installed on my system(Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit), the make step of the installation of ...
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Gromacs 5.0.2 installation

I am beginner on Gromacs, I tried to install 5.0.2 version and performed all steps, and I was almost confident that it had been installed successfully after command pdb2gmx. But another day I opened ...
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Failed GIMP installation due to [duplicate]

I'm trying to install GIMP for Ubuntu 12.10 from Ubunto SW center but any times I try I get the replay that I' cannot reach the repository and I've to check my Internet connetction. That is properly ...
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how to install a software from website [duplicate]

I tried to install couple of softwares from their respective official websites.After uncompressing them I tried to install them through terminal, but couldn't install them. I want to install sublime ...
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How to run adobe after effects, Premiere, and Dreamweaver CC [on hold]

I'm a graphic artist, coder, and a video editor. I use often use Adobe Dream weaver, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop. Now, I switched to Ubuntu and I tried to ...
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Why isn't Metasploit working [on hold]

There has been an error. Error creating dynamic link /opt/metasploit/app/msfcli /usr/local/bin/msfcli The application will exit now.
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How to tell a configure script the location of a library?

In Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit I am installing MEEP. I already installed all the dependicies stated in the website; however although I set LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS as indicated in the installation page the ...
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How can I install .Net framework 3.5 in Ubuntu 14.10? [on hold]

I am unable to install .Net framework 3.5 in Ubuntu 14.10. I used Wine 1.6/1.7, but it did not install. I want to use Bijoy 52 Windows software, which requires .Net framework.
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Unable to install TexLive on Ubuntu, permission problems

I tried to follow this link to install texlive: https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html But what I have, when I enter the command 'i' is the following error: Installing to: ...
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Installing and running firefox from launcher in Ubuntu from .tar [duplicate]

I have installed the new mozilla 34 browser from the tar extract following this guide: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-linux But now, my problem i always have to run the mozilla ...
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How do I install OBS Studio on 14.10?

As FFMPEG is not "officially" supported on 14.10, how do I install it? I'm trying to get OBS Studio to work on 14.10, and FFMPEG is a dependency I cannot satisfy...
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Unable to locate krb5-admin-server krb5-kdc

I am trying to install Kerberos5 on my ubuntu-14.10-server-64bit, then I type the command: sudo apt-get install krb5-admin-server krb5-kdc I receive E: Unable to locate package krb5-admin-server ...
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iLife installation help

I am a 7th grade student doing a documentary for school. My friend recently converted my Early 2007 Macbook with OSX Lion to Ubuntu 14.04. However, I was not aware that I would lose iLife '11. I need ...
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How do I install Wine without internet connection? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install a wireless internet receiver so I can browse the web but it requires an installation disc. The problem is, the install file is an .exe file. I've been trying to install Wine ...
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How can I open pdf files by default with foxit?

I'm new to ubuntu as I come from Win7. In win7 I was using Foxit Reader to open the pdf documents. Searching online I found this method to install Foxit. cd Downloads/ tar -xvf ...
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Revkit Gui Interface Error

I am trying to install Revkit 1.3 in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Successfully ran ./make.py bootstrap and ./make.py build, but after giving the command /tools/gui/gui.py I get the following message: Traceback ...
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debconf window appears when I install a new software!

apps are not installing after Debconf window appears when download is complete & software gets ready to be installed in ubuntu software centre!
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How to modify how Brackets behaves?

I installed Brackets (somehow), and now I feel like hacking the hell out of it (to make it better), but now I can't remember how I installed it, or where I installed it to. How can I find this out? ...
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problem in installing lmto in Ubuntu 14.04 using Dell I5 processor

I am facing a problem in installing lmto-asa in Ubuntu 14.04 using Dell I5 processor. while i copy the file to bin location and check installation using ./lminit.run command. it displays. bash: No ...
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new ububntu install can't install xillinx

I just used unetbootin to install ubuntu as the only os. I'm trying to install a program (xilinx). My first concern; it tells me could not create destination path when I leave the default choice. I ...
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DEB file not installing, wrong architecture?

I just tried to install a program from Atom.IO, it's a really nice coding text editor. However, when I open the .deb file, it opens the software center and throws the error "Wrong architecture ...
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HP DV 5000 Broadcom 4318(rev2) Wifi installation [closed]

I did a clean install of Linux Mint 17 Qiana-32 bit (Ubuntu 14.04 based)I downloaded this using a Torrent Client, the broadcom wireless card would not work , the light on the laptop would not ...
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Having problems installing ImageMagick on Ubuntu 14.04

Trying to install imagemagick since 1.5 hrs but with no luck. sudo apt-get install imagemagick php5-imagick But nothing is happening. I tried to cross check with if (!extension_loaded('imagick')) ...
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Installation discs [on hold]

May I create my own installation DVD from your site? If so, are there detailed, step-by-step tutorials that include ALL necessary steps, including "...which torrent; DVD writer, etc." for a Windows 7 ...
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How can I install TASK GRAPHS FOR FREE in ubuntu?

I ve tried to install TGFF in ubuntu. After installing it is showing there is one error. http://ziyang.eecs.umich.edu/~dickrp/tgff/ I ve attached the above link. plz help.
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How do you add in your own program and create a new distro [duplicate]

Hello Ok so what I want to do is put a program that I have made onto a distro of fedora or ubuntu but have my program already on it. Is there a way to do it without creating my own distro or can I ...
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Can I install software even though the repository hasn't been updated for my Ubuntu release version?

I'm trying to install the Fuze Meeting client which I'm planning to use for Webinars at work. They have a Linux client and make it available through an apt Repository. Their installation ...
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ask for help to install open office on ubuntu 14.04

I follow the instruction to install the app. in terminal, but it show that '' error processing archive en-us/debs/*.deb (--install):'' Can you help me? Thank you very much. more details: ...
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Can't find code block ide in dash

I have a peculiar problem on my ubuntu 14.04 system. I have installed code block using : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pasgui/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install codeblocks and it got ...
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How to manage applications

I am dualbooting Ubuntu with Windows 8.1 for about a year. My intention is to completely step away from the Windows environment, but I keep returning to Windows. Mainly because installing and managing ...
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sudo apt-get install openfoam231 [on hold]

i am trying to install openfoam231 as per the instructions given on http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu.php the output of sudo apt-get install openfoam231 given an message Reading package ...