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

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Dell XPS + openssh-server

I've just taken delivery of a Dell XPS 13 notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I set out to install SSH and found and installed openssh-client from the repositories with no problem. But when I try to ...
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make:***[install-confdir] Error 1

I am new to Linux. I am getting this error while trying to install QEMU emulator on my Ubuntu VM using these steps. Clone the IAP 6.828 QEMU git repository git clone https://github.com/geofft/qemu....
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How do i install softwares like a dictionary on my Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am new on Ubuntu, can you guys please assist me on how to install applications like a dictionary, skype and a typing tutor. I tried using the Ubuntu software center and when i install from there, an ...
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Why I can't download and update my programms? [duplicate]

When I want update or install programs on ubuntu 15.04. Terminal writes that "Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead." How to fix it?
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Depmod issue: modules.order and module.built in don't exist when trying to install a .deb

I'm running Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS and am in the process of installing a driver for a PCIE card, but I have an issue where it says the following: depmod: WARNING: could not open /lib/modules/3.13.0-...
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Can use installed programs

I find installed programs under Ïnstalled" in certain folders. But when I select them, I can only choose between More Info or Remove. Right-clicking has no effect. How do I use an installed program?
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IndexError: list index out of range when installing iPython in Ubuntu 14.04

I am following this and I am getting: gsamaras@gsamaras-A15:~$ sudo pip install "ipython[notebook]" Downloading/unpacking ipython[notebook] Downloading ipython-4.2.0-py2-none-any.whl (736kB): 736kB ...
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Qt5 on Ubuntu 16.04

I have followed this https://wiki.qt.io/Install_Qt_5_on_Ubuntu But when I try qmake --version qmake: could not exec '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt4/bin/qmake': No such file or directory I usr/...
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Apps cannot be installed

Every time I try installing the app sublime-text, it shows that the app is installing, but after sometime it shows this message: When I opened another terminal I can see that the app is not ...
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KindleGen installation

Before I came here, I searched the internet to find a solution but in vain. I cannot install the KindleGen plugin on Ubuntu 14.04 so that the Kindle comic converter can convert my jpeg images into the ...
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How do I install Xonotic.zip? [duplicate]

I have downloaded Xonotic using the orange download button on the site, but now I have no idea how to: Unzip the zip file Run the game I have looked everywhere, please help.
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What to do after Wine install?

I have installed Wine using the following: sudo apt-get i wine I have got the files installed. Now, my question is the following: How can I proceed further to open my .exe files?
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Xibo client installation on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install the Xibo client on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC following this procedure : http://samarthparikh.blogspot.fr/2014/05/compile-libbrowsernode-on-64-bit-ubuntu.html I'm stuck on step 4 as I don'...
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trying to install vulkan fails

I am trying to install vulkan from https://launchpad.net/%7Ecanonical-x/+archive/ubuntu/vulkan Everything works fine until entering this line: sudo apt install vulkan-utils mesa-vulkan-drivers ...
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Installing postfix as non root user

I need to install postfix as a non-root user (no privileges to change user/group/owner). So far I have come across tutorials and documentation that assumes you are root or have the ability to install ...
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how to install gnash in ubuntu without internet?

I have 2 ubuntu systems.one is with internet and the other one is without internet.the system with the internet has gnash swf player but I want to install the same in the other system which has no ...
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How to install redis desktop manager in ubuntu 16.04?

I have redis 3.0.6 installed which gave this output. redis-server 4671:C 23 Jun 05:52:53.351 # Warning: no config file specified, using the default config. In order to specify a config file use redis-...
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My Ubuntu doesn't install things

I don't understand what is actually happening, but I tried installing Steam, Opera and both times was unsuccesful. I think the program "Ubuntu software" is not working properly. For instance, if I ...
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Problem occurs During installing ubuntu 16.04 apps using terminal and software center

recently I installed ubuntu 16.04,when i'm trying to install any application (eg: synaptic ) using sudo apt-get install synaptic this problem occurs: when i tried to install synaptic from : https://...
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Having Trouble Installing MongoDB for setting up Deployd on Ubuntu Server 14.04 Trusty 84bit

I'm following this process: http://terraltech.com/how-to-setup-deployd-on-ubuntu-server/ And EVERYTHING goes fine without a hitch, then I get to this section: mongo shell And it says that mongo ...
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Installing game on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install a video game I just downloaded (Heroes of Newerth, and I downloaded the Linux version. The game is a .sh extension.), but I'm having some trouble. I downloaded the newest Ubuntu ...
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Oracle 12 installation on Ubuntu

Can someone help me with the STEPS involved with the installation of Oracle - 11g on Ubuntu ? Haven't tried anything yet and am new to Ubuntu.
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Where is the Spark home directory?

I followed the official installation guide and installed spark on my Ubuntu 15 system. I can run .bin/pyspark without any problem. But if I want to write a .py script and put it somewhere, so that I ...
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How do i do anything with this [on hold]

So I finally fitted my Samsung 2 Chromebook with Ubuntu, and I can't do anything with it. I can't download Firefox, I can't download Skype, I can't download Virtual Boy, i don't understand the point ...
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I always encounter this problem

If I want to install anything, it's giving me the output: E: Unable to locate package gksu What can I do now? I have tried everything. Nothing happened.
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apt-get install to a non-root user?

If I use sudo apt-get install program, it is installed as root. How do I install a program as non-root and specify the user/group using apt-get?
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problems installing rEEMs software [duplicate]

Im new to linux and I don't have a lot of experience, but I am trying to install new software for bioinformatic purposes. Sorry in advance for my unprofessional terminology, but as mentioned, I am ...
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NPM dpkg install errors

I want to install appium in Ubuntu, but if I install anything npm related, I get the below errors. For instance, if I run: leo@leo:~$ sudo apt-get install gcc I get: dpkg: warning: files list ...
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Problems with software installations Ubuntu Server 16.04 [on hold]

i recently installed Ubuntu Server 16.04 on my Gateway PC. It doesn't run the desktop version so thats out of the question. EVERY FREAKING TIME I try to install Ubuntu software, other software, wifi ...
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Amazon Linux AMI server (Centos), PHP 5.3.29 does not have mysql functions included [on hold]

We have a legacy server, it's internal, and there is no way I'm going to be able to update PHP, so that's not an option. Currently it runs 5.3.3. The command cat /etc/issue returns Amazon Linux ...
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Error installing aircrack-ng from source, missing 'lnl-genl-3'

sudo apt-get install libnl-3-dev is working, but now when I run sudo make install lussy@lussy-HP-250-G1-Notebook-PC:~/aircrack-ng-1.2-rc4$ sudo make install make -C src all make[1]: Entering ...
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Why do I have to restart my computer to see installed programs?

I just installed Ubuntu this morning and I installed a few programs like Chrome and Atom but after I installed them I couldnt find them using the search. I thought I'd restart my computer and when I ...
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Install python-wxgtk2.8 on Ubuntu 16.04

Does anybody know how to install python-wxgtk2.8 on Ubuntu 16.04? Is needed for ride (robot framework) Thank you in advance!
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How to install gambas3-runtime-3.8.4

I am new to Linux. I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed Gqrx, a software defined radio program, which runs very well with a DVB dongle. I want to run a Spectrum Analyzer utility rtl-wide-...
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Cannot install ownCloud on ubuntu 16.04

I get the following errors while trying to install ownCloud: The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet dependencies: owncloud : Depends: ...
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Unable to run mksdcard SDK tool ubuntu 16, 2016

Followed How to install Android Studio on Ubuntu? to install android studio. But get error (hardware : aspire e15 E5-573G): Downloading android-sdk_r22.6.2-linux.tgz from https://dl.google.com/...
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Can't remove Eclipse

I installed Eclipse and now can't remove it. I've already tried sudo apt-get purge eclipse and sudo apt-get autoremove eclipse* which does not work. I want to uninstall Eclipse since I tried ...
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Can't see installed software 2 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I also installed the two bioinformatics tools fastqc and bowtie. I can see the installed software in Ubuntu Software Center with a check mark. However, I cannot ...
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A step by step Openstack installation on Ubuntu tutorial

I am an IT Student doing a cloud related project and self learning about cloud technology. I am planning to build a private Cloud for my project, I have been searching for the openstack installation ...
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Can't find any software in 'Ubuntu software center'

I actually can't find any software in Ubuntu software center. When I am typing vlc or flash player it says not found. Help me please.
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Problem installing googsystray [on hold]

I am running ubuntu 16.04, and I am trying to install googsystray. I downloaded the.deb file and it shows the software center page for googsystray, but when I click to install it briefly shows that it ...
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Why does installing collectd on Ubuntu 16.04 require X11?

I am setting up monitoring using Riemann and collectd on my server. When I do sudo apt-get install collectd , I get a huge list of packages including X11, fonts and icon-themes. The other option is ...
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How to install Genymotion on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 32 bits and I want to install Genymotion. But when I go to the official Genymotion's website to download its packages, I see that there is only Genymotion 2.7.2 with ...
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Help installing nvidia drivers [on hold]

How do i get nvidia drivers on ubuntu without an internet connection? the nvidia drivers also include the ethernet one so that's why i need to do it offline. the computer is an old Acer Aspire X1200
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How can I install Ati VGA? [duplicate]

How can I install Ati-102-A771(B) on Ubuntu 16.04 ? I tried to get driver from Ati but I couldn't found anything about 102-A771(b) for Ubuntu
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update-desktop-database: not found error when installing ubuntu-mate-welcome

I am running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, when I try to install the ubuntu-mate-welcome, I get this message. Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... Suggested packages:...
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Ubuntu 16: google-chrome-stable : Depends: libappindicator1 but it is not going to be installed

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 16 desktop few weeks ago. Added Chrome and all fine. However now when I try sudo apt-get install ffmpeg, I get this error message: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Error while formatting namenode [closed]

hduser123@kshitij-HCL-Desktop:~$ hdfs namenode -format /usr/local/hadoop-2.7.1/bin/hdfs: line 304: /home/hduser123/usr/lib/jvm/java-8-openjdk-i386/bin/java: No such file or directory
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How does APT actually work (apt-get,cache, search)

I have some questions about the APT package manager. As I understand we have repositories URLs located at /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/* When apt-get update is called, ...