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

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Install to a certain media file

Hey all I was wondering when i want to install something (eg. Spotify) how do i install it to a flashdrive or SD card instead of my comp. SSD?
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trying to install mysql-connector for python 3

my experience is minimal with Linux so i need a little help! i am trying to install the python mysql-connector for python3.2, i was able to use pip to install it for python2.7 with 'pip install ...
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Installing Eclipse IDEs for Java and C/C++

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 and want to install the Eclipse IDE for both Java and C/C++ programming. I installed the separate installation files from their official website. I followed this thread ...
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run android application on Ubuntu 12.04

i want to run android application on Ubuntu, i want to install whats application on Ubuntu i tried some best emulator available for window like blue stack but now these are not work on Ubuntu so pl ...
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Is Ok for my app to be portable

My app (text editor) is 7-8Mb, has 3-4 folders with 10 files. Do I need to make DEB installer or is portable (.tar.xz) package also ok? Installer can make +x attrib, but portable cannot, user must ...
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How to install ChessX in ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to install ChessX using Ubuntu Software Center. But it shows error. Hence,How to install it? Or Any alternate Chess Game for Ubuntu 14.04?
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how to activate Java 8u51 plugin on Firefox?

Can you please advise. I tried to install Java 8u51 plugin. But I'm not able to activate it. Please see below what I get in terminal: $ java -version bash: /usr/bin/java: cannot execute ...
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install vi-editor , g++ offline ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

here I'm having almost 20 Ubuntu 12.04 missions so i would like to install some software's with out internet so please guide me how to install vi-editor and g++ on Ubuntu with out using (apt-get ...
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How to make Ubuntu forget the install state of a package?

I've a problem with a few packages that I've installed from the repositories in the past. However now I prefer to compile them myself because this makes it possible to use the newest version. ...
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What is dquilt and how do I get it?

I have been doing some packaging lately, including patching. I read here that I should do: $ dpkg-source -x gentoo_0.9.12.dsc $ cd gentoo-0.9.12 $ dquilt import ../foo.patch $ dquilt push $ dquilt ...
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Use 14.04 application in 15.04

I am running 15.04. I need to install ghdl. However after adding the repository when I do apt-get update I keep getting failed to fetch ...
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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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How can I install XBMC Gotham?

I wanna install XBMC Gotham (not a newer or older version!!!) on Lubuntu 15.04, without manually compiling it. How can I do that?
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Running an installation routine of a third party programm on Ubuntu 14.04

Please help me with the following problem: I try to install a third party program install.bin that is from mime type application/octet-stream. Typing sudo ./install.bin; echo $? in the terminal - ...
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add path directories for boost installation

I have installed boost_1.58_0 on my loptop's home directory. After some processes I faced to this message: The following directory should be added to compiler include paths: ...
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Into which folder to install via deb?

I make app with name "myeditor" and don't know into which dir to install it. Using deb file. Dir "myeditior" has myeditor (app, size is about 2-5Mb) libfile.txt (text file with some init data, user ...
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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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Yamcha 0.33 Make Install

I am trying to install Yamcha 0.33. All steps i.e. configure, make, make check are successfully completed without any errors. However while executing command make install( sudo privileges using ...
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installing 32 bit libraries on ubuntu 14.04 64bit:errors

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or ...
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postgresql installation damaged

I installed postgresql using following command on 25th following instruction on (help.ubuntu.com/community/PostgreSQL) sudo apt-get install postgres postgresql-contrib It was working fine. Then on ...
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Remove gcc from Ubuntu

I want to completely remove gcc from Ubuntu. I am using gcc 4.9 which happens to be the latest version. How can I remove it completely from my system?
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Error while installing Kompozer

I am trying to install kompozer by following http://askubuntu.com/a/423070/283650. But in last step it shows following error: dpkg: error processing package kompozer (--install): dependency ...
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Unable to install latest git on Ubuntu

I have checked this answer and followed the same steps. My system throws git is already the newest version. But when i do git --version it shows git version 1.8.1.2 I need to install git >= ...
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installing android studio, not enough space

I'm trying to install android studio on ubuntu. I downloaded the whole package (the sdk and the IDE). Everything seems to be fine until the installation reaches the point where it's supposed to unpack ...
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Dpkg error exit status 2

Tried to install jenkins.deb and I got the shown below. Any ideas? ~$ sudo dpkg -i jenkins_1.609.1_all.deb (Reading database ... 118056 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: android-studio

Whenever I install a new software or I use update command on the terminal i always get this error message and update is also interrupted. what do i do? I encounter the following error message- ...
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apt-get with unstable connection?

I'm now on vacation for a month and my Internet connection is extremly unstable. I can't install any app, even with --fix-missing Is there an option to continue downloading after a "break" ? Thank ...
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ROS installation:Environment setup:No such a file or directory

according to wiki tutorial of ROS installation. All of the previous steps are ok for me, but when I try to do the part of environment setup. When I type: echo "source /opt/ros/jade/setup.bash" ...
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Can you install LXDE or XFCE without altering non-desktop aspects of Ubuntu?

I love Ubuntu, and I love the Unity desktop environment. But sometimes I just need to do something fast and I don't need the extra flash of Unity, or I just want a different look and feel for awhile. ...