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

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cannot install ANYTHING!

I have tried over and over, searched the web for 5 straight hours,tried terminal,etc. Everytime i try to download something ,the orange download progress bar only goes halfway then i get this error: ...
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what does setup.py do?

I am not from a computer science background, and I would like to ask how come when I downloaded python packages from github, I have to run setup.py? what does that do to the program and my other ...
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Ubuntu landscape openstack installer troubleshooting help

I have installed successfully the Ubuntu landscape openstack autopilot installer. I created a couple of VM's successfully and can log into them by associating an IP. Now here comes the issues, after ...
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What does “packages have unmet dependecies” mean and what can I do about it?

The following packages have unmet dependencies: account-plugin-facebook : Depends: libaccount-plugin-generic-oauth but it is not going to be installed or ...
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broken packages error while trying to install xserver-xorg-input-mtrack

I'm new to Linux and I'm a mac user. I'm now having a problem when i try to install "mtrack" to "fix" my macbook pro 8,1 trackpad. My ubuntu is on version 14.04 currently and i got this error message ...
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14.04 Splashtop streamer not installing

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I’m trying to install splashtop streamer and this keeps coming up. I’ve tried what’s been suggested on other pages. The following packages have unmet ...
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How to install crebs on Ubuntu 14.10

I was trying to install crebs earlier. sadly the ppa is dead or is not working, so i downloaded the source code and followed the instruction by running setup.sh as root, after that i typed "crebs" ...
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Install freeipa server on ubuntu

How to install freeipa server on the ubuntu 14.04? Where can I find freeipa package for ubuntu? Thanks. I have tried this: root@stage-app-40a:~# apt-get install freeipa-server Reading package ...
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Is there an Ubuntu expert computer firm in or near Muehlhausen, Thuringia? [on hold]

I need professional help with both hardware and software on my home PC. I live in the former East Germany where everything is dominated by Microsoft.
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Installation of Skype 4.3.with Synaptic to Ununtu 14.10

My question is: Installation of Skype 4.3.0.37... with Synaptic to Ubuntu 14.10 - does Skype work OK with this installation ? In my Synaptic screenshot I see now following packets of Skype ...
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Not sure how to launch thinkorswim on Ubuntu 14.04

Wondering if anyone is familiar with thinkorswim on Ubuntu 14.04. I downloaded the thinkorswim_installer.sh to the downloads folder. I installed it by using a terminal: sudo sh ...
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Can not run lan messenger

I installed the program "LAN Messenger" from a deb file. When starting the program I get an error message. I did installed libicui. tanmn2@TanMN2:~/Downloads$ lmc This is not a Canonical "designed" ...
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Problem installing Serato DJ with Wine 1.7?

After FINALLY being able to get the installer to open for Serato DJ, I begin the process of installing it. It brings up the license agreement, and I check Agree, then hit INSTALL. It initializes the ...
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How to tell which application wants a reboot [duplicate]

Sometimes after installing software or whatnot, I find that I have to reboot my machine, either because I get the Software Updater telling me about it with its little annoying popup messages, or I ...
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Installing Ubuntu Apps: System vs. Local Installations [on hold]

I want to improve my Ubuntu setup. How do I determine which applications should be installed to a local folder and which ones to install on the system itself? To give examples: Ruby, Nodejs, ...
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Install Numpy on multple python version

I have installed the numpy module for Python 2.7. However I have three versions (2.4, 2.6 and 2.7) on my system and it has installed on 2.7 only. I presume this is the default python as this is the ...
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Why won't XScreensaver install from the command line?

All I know is that I get the following output in my terminal: supuhstar@SupuhComp-U:~$ sudo apt-get install xscreensaver xscreensaver-gl-extra xscreensaver-data-extra xscreensaver-screensaver-bsod -y ...
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No wifi capabilities on Toshiba Satellite A665

I recently got a Satellite A665 from a buddy who was looking to get rid of his stuff. The first thing I did was try to put on Ubuntu 14.04 which went just fine as it has for me in the past. But I ...
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Pencil 2.0.9 opens a new firefox window instead of the software itself

Pencil Project is being actively developed here. I have firefox installed and I copied the linux package files to their respective folders. When I click application entry in menu it open firefox but ...
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Security camera installation problems [closed]

I'm having problems trying to install a Tenvis outdoor security camera on my computer running Ubuntu, I can't find or run the search tools.
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How to install Playmemories home Software?

I use Sony Vaio laptop. And I would like to install playmemories home, which is a software developed and released by Sony which is not available for Linux I believe. But for a testing I want to ...
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Installing Kali tools into UBUNTU 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

How can I install all the tools of Kali Linux in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? What are the sources of these tools?
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installation of file on ubuntu

just tried to install this file here on my ubuntu 14.04 machine when I click on it ubuntu opens a dialogue to install pypar2 which i did and then the file is opened with pypar 2 it looks liek this ...
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Managing permission for multiuser manual installation in /opt [duplicate]

Similar questions have been asked but I can't seem to find a proper answer. Basically, I am installing several application manually e.g eclipse, android-sdk, android-adt, arduino etc. and have ...
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Installing Gfx Tablet

I wanted to install this software : http://rfc2822.github.io/GfxTablet/ On CS50 Appliance ( Harvard's CS Operating System) which is based on Xubuntu and ultimately Ubuntu. I downloaded the binary ...
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Emacs installation: E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list [duplicate]

I've searched and found information on this, but nothing that I've tried works. On Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I ran this command: sudo apt-get build-dep emacs And I got this error: Reading package ...
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Why can't I install software through my working Internet connection?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Vostro 1014. While I was installing the OS, my system was connected to a network via the LAN cable. The network required a proxy for connection. Now when ...
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Managing space between smaller system drive and a larger extension drive

I have two drives, one with 150 GB and another with 1 TB. I need to use the 1 TB drive more, since I am running into space issues. By default, all installations (when I do apt-get) in my Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Error in installing NS2

Here is the Error i am getting while installing NS2 in version 2.35 in ubuntu 14.04. What is the solution of the error ? Do I need to re-install the whole setup or specific module because this ...
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How to run software which requires the latest Intel modules

I used this utility to upgrade all of my Intel modules on my machine, but soon after learned that it was a really bad idea to upgrade these because of incompatibilities, and especially with Unity. I ...
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Pycharm installed but not opening

I am running Ubuntu 14.04/GNOME 3.8.4 on 15 MBP Duel Boot. I am new to Linux and Python (Pycharm ide). I have downloaded the Pycharm "files" from the software center but cannot run the program. The ...
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installing drivers to kubuntu without internet

How can one install drivers to Kubuntu without any internet access? Every guide to installing drivers that I've seen online requires an internet connection. But how would one go about finding the ...
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how install a non pakage?

I want to install this software dl.acestream.org/ubuntu/14/acestream_3.0.2_ubuntu_14.04_x86_64.tar.gz after I downloaded and extracting I have a folder with files, how should install it?
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Is there a way to set something up, like a Vagrant, but that installs on computers?

Sort of like modifying the install image for Ubuntu. On my Ubuntu installations, I like to have the same setup, and setting that all up is cumbersome. Stuff like: rvm ruby Gnome 3 Chrome Atom ...
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How to install Micromax MMX310C in Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

Recently I switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04LTS. I have a BSNL EVDO (CDMA) connection. I tried wvdial to connect my Micromax MMX310C dongle, but could not succeed. I shall be grateful if someone ...
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Maven: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly

I've installed and configured Maven and Java. I can successfully run mvn spring-boot:run But when I run sudo mvn spring-boot:run I am getting Maven: JAVA_HOME is not defined correctly When I ...
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Some problems installing gfortran in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I was trying to install gfortran in Ubuntu 12.10, I'm not familiarized with these thing because I use Fortran in Windows. The mean thing is the final part, there was a package that couldn't be ...
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checking what the previous versions of a package that were installed or checking transaction records for apt

I've got an ubuntu system that was upgraded from 12.04 (I think) to 14.04. I have a bunch of packages that were held, which I had to finesse into working, and a lot of non held packages. I did the ...
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Can't install DeVeDe, failed to fetch libavcodec-extra-54_1.2.6-1~trusty1_amd64.deb [duplicate]

While attempting to install DeVeDe, I get this error: sudo apt-get install devede Err http://ppa.launchpad.net/jon-severinsson/ffmpeg/ubuntu/ trusty/main libavcodec-extra-54 amd64 7:1.2.6-1~trusty1 ...
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Terminal Command to install apps on ubuntu-touch?

I have to reset my Ubuntu Phone but I want to automatically reinstall the apps that I have. With click list I can get the installed apps, but how can I reinstall them on the terminal? apt-get leads ...
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linuxband installation [duplicate]

I'm trying to install linuxband. Unlike the question in Unable to install libjack-dev, I am able to install libjack-dev, i.e., I've installed all the requirements and dependencies listed here. The ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Compaq Presario S4100NX

This was marked as duplicate; however I have been unable to find answers to questions that describe my problem, or a fix; I am attempting install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Compaq Presario S4100NX Celeron ...
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apt-get error for git, but not other packages

I just set up a fresh Ubuntu 12.04.5 server amd64 machine on VirtualBox 4.2 (I was having install issues on OSX 10.10 using 4.3) and I'm able to do apt-get install curl but when I run apt-get install ...
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installed Trusty Tahr no menu system [duplicate]

I have just installed 14.04 "Trusty Tahr" on my PC, but when it started up for the first time it has no menu system, the only thing I can do is press right button on the mouse. I cant move anything i ...
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Can't use installed application, please help (absolute beginner) [closed]

I am just new to Linux and thought I'd give Ubuntu 14.10 a try. So I installed it on my second hard drive and it worked fine. I then found this page: ...
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Screen distortion after installation

I installed the ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-i386 without encryption and it boots up, but the screen is very pixeled, especially at the bottom and it is totally non-functional. It looks like this: What ...
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Installing Linux for the first time [closed]

For 4 years I have wanted to install Ubuntu on my PC, but I was afraid of changes. Finally I did it, and you know what? I'm in love with Ubuntu, but as it is my first time to install it I have some ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I am trying to install from a dvd to a Compaq Presario with xp; when I select install the message 0.64000 mp bios bug 8254 not connected to timer IO APIC then the screen goes black. Please help.
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How can I install IDL 8.4 from .pkg installation file on Ubuntu?

I would like to install the IDL 8.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04... The installation requires starting the Install_IDLENVI.pkg installation app. Everything I have tried so far following various advices on ...
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How to make voice call from EON 3G data card?

As a windows user I was able to make calls through my system . In ubuntu there is no option for calls , my question is " Is there any software which can help me to make voice calls ? " The built in ...