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

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How to have the intallation file actually work

I've never even been able to get Ubuntu to work . . . and I've tried multiple times. Current iteration: won't run as its own program (always wants to copy to a disc), won't copy to a disc (speaking of ...
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Upgrade scipy to the latest version

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I have scipy 0.13.3 and I would like to upgrade it . I have tried: sudo pip3 install scipy --upgrade but I receive this error: creating ...
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Whitch flavour should I chose?

I've got a notebook with a AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual-cor processor TK-53 on 1,70 GHz whith 2 gig RAM Should i pick the 32 or the 64-bit version? Greetz
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Apache2 installation problem in ubuntu 14.04 Lts

I'm Novice to use Ubuntu. I recently install 14.04 in my system. I had installed lamp and then I forgot MySQL password. So I had permanently remove lamp. Now I'm trying to install it again but it's ...
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help configuring my samba file server

Hello everyone I have installed all the files I needed for my samba file server. I have also installed the gadmin-samba 0.3.2. I am trying to set a user-name and password also I would like to know how ...
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Sublime Text icon won't show

I can start the software and find it over the dash, but no icon is shown (a blank sheet in the dash and a question mark in launcher). Sublime Text is sitting in /opt/sublime_text/ . sudo sublime ...
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Reinstalling Apache2

I had to reinstall my apache2 and did this as described in here: how reinstall apache2? Unfortunately it didn't work and i don't get the localhost site yet. sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart ...
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Install reliance Driver software in ubuntu 14.04

I'm Using Huawei ec 150 dongle. I need to install driver software It is quiet a big task for begineers in linux. So i took this matter over here. EDIT Output of lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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Library dependency problem with sphirewall-core and libboost

I am facing problems with library dependencies when trying to install sphirewall-core. Is there any way to solve this or to install that dependencies? These are the steps I followed: $ sudo apt-get ...
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Setting up touch driver to run through service

We are trying to integrate a touch panel to our Linux system. Touch driver (General touch) I am trying to run this application in Linux service.Below are the steps which i followed Driver ...
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Unable to locate package gbedi-core

trying to install gdebi using this command: sudo apt-get install aptitude synaptic gbedi-core but I'm getting this error Unable to locate package gbedi-core"
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How do you install .exe file without wine [duplicate]

okay here is the situation. I received a computer from my dad he had installed Ubuntu. When he gave it to me he said there was no password.It keeps asking me for password but i don't know it and my ...
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How to install 64-bit .deb file on a 32-bit machine

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I recently downloaded Viber. The Viber .deb file has 64-bit architecture. I want to install it on my computer, but my computer only supports 32-bit. The output of running lscpu ...
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ubuntu install problem [duplicate]

I still have the same problem I made a screenshot, hope you can help me and understand my problem now its always the same permission denied error with the same file What can I do to use win7 and ...
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How to install Firefox Aurora from a terminal?

I want to install Firefox Aurora in Ubuntu 14.04 from the terminal (I know there are other ways) but I can't. I've downloaded firefox-33.0a2.ca.linux-i686.tar.bz2 (linked from the download page) and ...
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Sweet Home 3D doesn't start

I have been using Ubuntu 13.10 32-bit. I recently installed Sweet Home 3D from Software Center. But it doesn't start after installation even after restarting the system. Trying to start it from ...
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How to install GNU Make 4.0 on Ubuntu 12.04

I need GNU Make 4.0+ because of the new file function. How can I install this on Ubuntu 12.04? I tried the .deb, but it depends on libc6 2.17.
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Errors while installing aircrack-ng

make -C src all make[1]: Entering directory `/home/ibrahim/aircrack-ng-1.2-beta3/src' gcc -g -W -Wall -O3 -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -D_REVISION=0 -DCONFIG_LIBNL30 -I/usr/include/libnl3 ...
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Dropbox Upgrade

This morning, via email from Dropbox, I received notification that the version of Dropbox I am running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS will be retired next week and to update to the latest version. The email takes ...
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Trying to mod ubuntu to run 1 program instead of the desktop manager

I am fairly new to linux and ubuntu, so please bear with me... I will probably sound very Windows oriented since that is what my background is in. I am trying to build a computer based lighting ...
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Cant connect to repository

I cant download and install software from the repository, I get this error message: (failed to download repository information).
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Cannot access PPA ppa:langdalepl/gvfs-mtp on Ubuntu 14.04

I followed the recommendations in the following Q&A to get my phone to work with Ubuntu: How to connect Nokia Lumia 520 to Ubuntu 12.04 Unfortunately the installation failed for me. When ...
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MrSID support for QGIS 2.4 in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get MrSID support in QGIS 2.4 in Ubuntu 14.04. According to the this tutorial you have to rebuild libgdal against MrSID SDK from LizardTech. But I cannot find the package ...
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Application not found via the “Search your computer and online resources” Ubuntu Button

Ubuntu Software Center says I have installed Padre. Green checkmark next to Installed. And over on the right it has a Remove button. But if I click on the top left corner icon and then type "Padre" I ...
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Error Installing Netbeans8.0

I tried to install Netbeans by sudo apt-get install netbeans but it was outdated and so I manually downloaded Netbeans8.0 from this website. I get netbeans-8.0 linux.sh file which when I run using ...
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Error installing rvm on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm taking a web applications development course on Coursera that requires me to install Ruby and Rails. I'm following the instructions at ...
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How can i install peerguardian?

I tried to install PeerGuardian and expected it to be a simple run and install... but its a tar.gz! I’m completely new to Linux and have no idea what that is, how to install it, or how safe it is! Can ...
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Unable to repair texmaker after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday, I moved from Ubuntu 12.xx to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I succeeded installing or reinstalling most of my applications, however, Texmaker is resisting after many attempts. I've tried using Synaptic ...
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installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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What are the main browsers for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

What are the browsers that I can get on Ubuntu? I know there is Firefox, as that comes installed by default, and the Ubuntu Default Browser, but what others are there that you can install? I am ...
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Ubuntu software center unable to download and install any programs

I am new to ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 a couple of weeks back. The problem I am facing is that I am unable to download any software using software download manager. I even tried using terminal ...
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skype latest version is not installed on ubuntu 10.10 [on hold]

skype latest version is not installed on ubuntu 10.10. I download latest version. But if i try to update the software its showing package authentication error.
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Logging in with a blank screen

I have recently installed AMD driver in my Hp Probook 4540 S machine....But After Restarting when I logged in using my password it just shows the background nothing ele...It's not enabling me to ...
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How to install xnviewmp in ubuntu 14.04?

I'm trying to install XnView multi platform on my Kubuntu 14.04. It is available in the Ubuntu apps directory (see here) but apturl - as well as apt-get install xnviewmp - gives the error unable to ...
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How to fix continuous error with ttf-mscorefonts-installer package? [duplicate]

Rough English translation provided by Google: I have the same error is coming continuously. I did wipe reload it, but still the same. How can I fix it? These packages, the package of additional ...
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Once a version of Ubuntu crosses EOL, can no more packages be installed on it? [duplicate]

I understand that the official ubuntu website says: When an Ubuntu release reaches its “end of life” it receives no further maintenance updates, including critical security upgrades. It is highly ...
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How to find application sources on Ubuntu CD [closed]

I have a copy linux backbox ( based on Ubuntu) and it contain large collection of tools as gcc metasploit newer version of Python. Geany and others which I do need to install on my pc which runs ...
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Half installed package nightmare

At some point, one of my servers stopped writing to its network attached storage device (I presume), and it resulted in a week or more's worth of packages ending up in the "half-installed" state. ...
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how to install a .bin file in silent mode?

I am learning to use SaltStack for deploying softwares over several hosts. I need to install a .bin file on a remote host. However, during the installation there are several interactions. Are there ...
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Is it possible to install packages from iso?

I browsed through the iso file for Ubuntu_14.04_LTS, I found that majority of data were contained in a single file: casper/filesystem.squashfs (922 MB). there is no *.deb files under ...
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how to make a program default for a certain file?

So i am working on this software revkit and its GUI pops up on executing a .py file from terminal i.e. it hasn't exactly got a launch button and also the software doesn't get installed as a proper ...
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Web-server on Azure

I installed an Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS Virtual MAchine on Azure. I want to set it up as a WebServer with email capabilities, too. How can I install software packages through the command line? Is ...
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viber and skype installs on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but does not run

i currently installed viber and skype on my system ("UBUNTU 14.04 LTS(64-bit)" but cannot run the program, why?
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Unable to locate package compiz-fusion-plugins-extra

When I try to install compiz-fusion I get this messge "Unable to locate package compiz-fusion-plugins-extra". So I don't know why is that and I don't know how to fix it. If anyone can help me with ...
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sshd and openssh server installation

I'm new to Ubuntu. While installing hadoop I get port 22:conection refused. Then I found out that sshd and openssh server are missing. How to manually install these two? can I get a step wise answer?
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Operate Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200xe on Ubuntu14.04 LTS

I can not install the scanner Genius ColorPage-Vivied 1200XE on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, the scanner utilities can not recognize the device
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Installing ubuntu 14 on windows 8 with virtual box 4.1.34

I'm a first user to ubuntu.I'm installing Ubuntu on my desktop. I tried to install ubuntu 14 on window 8 with oracle VM box 4.3. When I tried to start I got the error message and after googling I ...
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libreoffice reinstall problems

How a tiny problem turned into a big one. Summary of what I've done so far: Details are here I recently upgraded from Kubuntu Precise (with backports, including the LO PPA) to Trusty with backports. ...
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Why can't I install the latest version of Ubuntu onto a Sony VAIO VGN-FJ1S?

I have tried to just load Ubuntu without installing it, but it freezes before it boots to the home screen. Same result when you select install Ubuntu.
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How do I install mupen64plus on lubuntu? [duplicate]

How do I install mupen64plus on Lubuntu? I can't find it on the Lubuntu Software Center. It is a tar.gz file.