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

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electricsheep installation in ubuntu 15.04

Can anyone please tell how to install electricsheep in ubuntu 15.04? I could not find any package in synaptic
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Trying to install Varnish on Ubuntu 14.04 server LTS

I'm attempting to install Varnish cache on Ubuntu 14.04 and getting this: The following packages have unmet dependencies: varnish : Depends: libjemalloc1 (>=2.1.1) but it is not installable ...
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`/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules'

salam, my problem is when i try to upgrade or install any program the lines bellow appears, dpkg: file triggers record mentions illegal package name `libgtk-3-0:i386/noawait' (for interest in file ...
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How can I install software(made for Mac OS) in Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my hp compaq 6910P Notebook.Now I want to use mac based software,since I can use windows based software through Wine. But I do not know how to install and run Mac ...
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Skype 4.3: Ubuntu 15.04 64bit cannot install i386 library

uname -m returns x86_64 dpkg --print-foreign-architectures returns i386 dpkg --print-architecture returns amd64 sudo aptitude install skype-bin returns: Note: selecting "skype-bin:i386" instead of ...
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Installing scratch in ubuntu

have been trying to download scratch 2 on ubuntu howere I got this far and I dont know what to do: getlibs -1 libhal-storage.so.1 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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How to install software not in the Ubuntu Software Center in a clean/organized manner?

I've read a few posts on here that go over how to actually install software not on Ubuntu Software Center but I feel like this situation is a little different. For example, I just installed Sublime ...
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Problem with installing mongodb

I am unable to install mongodb package.. I am a student and new to mongodb. plz help me asap.. thank u I am pasting my code here root@prasad:/home/prasad# sudo apt-get install -y mongodb-org ...
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Ubuntu software centre & Firefox update

I am a novice and new Ubuntu user and have been trying to download apps from the software center but keep getting an error message which reads: Failed to download repository information. Check your ...
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Troublesome Paraview installation with 12.04 LTS (and not with 14.04 LTS)

As I try and install Paraview on a desktop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with sudo apt-get install paraview I receive a lengthy warning, whose most worrisome part is The following packages will be ...
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how to unto comments

I followed this tutorial to install openvpn, but can't seem to install it. I got a warning saying it could harm my system or something, something about a bad package. Anyway...I wanna get ride of all ...
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How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16?

How to upgrade from rabbitvcs 0.15 to 0.16 in ubuntu 12.04 ?
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how to make a java executable application run on a Ubuntu Machine

I would like make a my java executable application to be able to run on a ubuntu machine, How can i make an installer for Ubuntu?
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Tried to upgrade python. Fell down the rabbit hole. Ended up breaking cinnamon. Back, but on thin ice

Where I'm at; I've just fixed Ubuntu 14.04 via fresh install and recovery. At this point, I've installed python 2.7.10 from source on Ubuntu 14.04. I set it to be the primary python program during ...
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unable to use pecl_http-2.5.1

I installed pecl_http-2.5.1 but i cant seem to be able to use it: http\Client\Request' not found. phpinfo() has no indication of http being enabled. what have i done wrong?
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How to install the the “speedtest_cli” module for the speedtest-cli command on ubuntu 14.04

I had an idea to test the internet speed of my local library. Some downloads finish quickly and some don't. Plus, I feel better knowing how to do networking administration from the command line. I ...
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Install CGAL lib version 4.5.1

How do I specifically install CGAL lib 4.5.1 ? Does sudo apt-get install libcgal-dev help? I am using Ubuntu 14.04.I previously had CGAL 4.6.1 (which I removed) but I need CGAL 4.5.1.
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PPA Error in libreoffice-4-2 in ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I am getting the following error while running apt-get update W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/libreoffice-4-2/ubuntu/dists/vivid/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found
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How do I upgrade KeePass2 to the newest version from the terminal?

How do I upgrade KeePass2 using the terminal ? I have version 2.25 and I want to upgrade to version 2.30.
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How to install mobogenie in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to download android apps. Previously I used mobogeine in windows. How to install mobogenie in Ubuntu 14.04? Is there any similar application in Ubuntu?
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How to fix apt after doing easy_install pip?

I ran into the following error while using pip: "pip stops with ImportError for request-Modul" I read on a forum that an easy solution was to just apt-get remove pip and then to do easy_install pip. ...
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Installing ubutu 14.04 on Windows 64 - gettting Windows Disk Image Burner pop-up -file too big to put on CD [duplicate]

I downloaded the ubuntu-14.04.3-desktop-amd64.iso file to my Windows 7 disk drive and tried to open it. I then get a Windows Disk Image Burner pop-up. When I try to proceed, it errors out saying the ...
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/var/lib/dpkg/available MISSING

I get the error message: /var/lib/dpkg/available missing. That is a problem, I realize, as it is not possible to download or update anything at all. Not keen on installing a new system - how is ...
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Can unity shell run kde or gnome apps?

I wanna install an app, but I read in the requirement section that it's only run in gnome and Kde desktop, is that mean that can't work in Ubuntu 15.04.
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Mathbuntu flavor installation

I downloaded the installation script from mathbuntu.org. I ran it, and it completed, but did not install anything. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. No error messages.
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can we do install everything from repo?

can we do apt-get install * (install everything the repo has), if so, how many GB it would require?
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Change of graphical text interface, to completly text interface

I'm working on some new project and I will use some PC with Ubuntu Server 14.04 on it as main server. Everything after install will be done through ssh. I already created virtual machine for editing ...
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The package system is broken - How can i fix this. I am using 14.04.3

The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command in a Terminal: ...
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How do I install radeonsi + si scheduler?

I was browsing reddit earlier and found this: https://archive.is/Xlnoa It said that radeonsi + si scheduler runs better than the catalyst/fglrx drivers. I would like to try this out. Is there a way ...
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I am not able to set my Laptop Brightness permanently on Ubuntu 14.04. [on hold]

I am not able to set my laptop brightness on Ubuntu 14.04. once i changed and start my laptop it remain same. i changed by terminal not nothing happened. my laptop having intel graphic card.
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Error when trying to install wine1.6

04 , and i want to install wine1.6 since it the latest stable version , i tried from the command line sudo apt-get install wine1.6 Les paquets suivants contiennent des dépendances non satisfaites ...
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Can't install ubuntu 15.04 on virtualbox 4.3.30

I can't install Ubuntu 15.04 on virtual box 4.3.30. I put try ubuntu but when it restarts it gets stuck in this state: Started network manager wait online.s base address uninitialized - upgrade bios ...
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OpenJDK 1.7 does not install on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The OpenJDK 1.7 JDK cannot be installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The machine is running on AWS sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk results in: the following packages have unmet ...
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ubuntu tasksel, apache or lamp installation failure

When I am going to install tasksel, apache and lamp, The installation is not completed. rather it shows this message on terminal : Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.19-0ubuntu6.6) ... By the way I ...
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tshark cannot read any input file with -r

I installed tshark through sudo apt-get install tshark. The following error shows up when given an input file: $ tshark -r filename.pcapng tshark: The file "filename.pcapng" could not be opened: ...
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python-gi referencing wrong headers

I'm trying to use gtk+ with python in Linux Mint 17. After trying the jhbuild method of building the gtk libraries for python, I tried to install from the Debian repositories and I tried to install ...
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blank screen when booted up

Many time the screen appearblack screen when boot up the ubuntu 15.04 computer And then i waited it long time the screen will return normal and come into The system but some time is not ! waiting ...
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Dependancy problem with Owncloud installation

According to Seafile manual, I try a Owncloud installation on Ubuntu 14.04 with apt-get install update apt-get install owncloud I have a dependency problem and I'm jam. Reading package lists... ...
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Setting up softether vpn client

I downloaded the softether vpn client for my xubuntu 14.04 (32 bit) but after that I am unable to proceed further. And they also don't have the installation guide for vpnclient ( they have for ...
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Installation of systemc in Ubuntu [closed]

How can I install systemc-2.3.1 or systemc-2.3.0 on Ubuntu precisely and step by step? I have tried to do that several times and there were some errors.
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Ubuntu 15.04 and 14.04.3 input not supported

I currently have windows 10 and was trying to dual boot to ubuntu or any easy to learn linux distro really. I am completely new to this but I looked at quite a few tutorials before attempting the dual ...
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ubuntu uninstallation issue

I am using Ubuntu since one year but now I stuck with some problem that sudo command not working ,even my internet is also disabled,USB device is not detecting the system is automatically shutting ...
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installing a wireless USB adapter in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Edimax ew-7811Un and I get a message saying I do not have permission to extract the zip file from the installation cd.
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VM oracle box installation in ubuntu 14.04

Can somebody please help me how to install oracle virtual box in Ubuntu 14.04? My disk has two partitions-one /boot-60gb and other /home-400gb.
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Package depencies can not be resolved(ubuntu 14.04)?

when iam trying to install vlc in ubuntu software center the following error is showing.how can solve this issue?
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error: sudo apt-get install vlc?

$ sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities to recover & manage Synology NAS drives?

Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities. I am choosing LTS for long term package support. It is not primary usage, ...
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How can I use OpenCV 3.0 without overwriting my current version of OpenCV (2.4.8) on Ubuntu?

I'm working with ROS indigo on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which automatically installs OpenCV 2.4.8 on my Linux machine. I'm very new to how Ubuntu works, so I really don't want to mess with the OpenCV that's ...
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How to upgrade pidgin

I've just installed pidgin in Ubuntu and even done $ sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install pidgin. However, when I check its version, it is still 2.10.9. And this version has some problems, which were ...
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OpenCV installation dependencies issue

I am trying to install OpenCV on ubuntu 14.04. The installation document asks to run a few commands before installaion of OpenCV. I get the following error when running it: ...