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Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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Reset missing/deleted icons

Just deleted the wifi(network) from the menu bar and now I do not have that icon on the task bar showing wifi - How do I recover this?
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Execute lapw5 in wien2k code

I am new user of Wien2k code. While trying to execute lapw5 (which computes the electron density of a compound) the following error is shown: /home/mahmoud/Wien2k_14.2/lapw5: error while loading ...
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Installing Intel Parallel Studio XE

I like to install the Intel compilers and wonder what ./install_GUI.sh [--duplicate=silent_prog.cfg] does when installing it and if I could this also later after installing just with ./...
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How do I install itpp on Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 through terminal?

ITpp installation for Ubuntu versions 14.04 and 16.04 respectively. Can you please tell the commands for the same?
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Launch Discord bot AWS Ubuntu Instance

I recently got a discord bot made and have done all the necessary steps to get the files copied onto an AWS Ubuntu Instance but I am having a problem with executing the file to start the bot which is ...
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Problems when installing common-lisp-controller

I Tried this: nuc ➜ ~ sudo apt install common-lisp-controller Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Suggested packages: darcs The following NEW ...
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Get needed disk space for software installation

I would like to know how much disk space I need for an installation before I do the installation so I can use that information in a script and compare it to my free disk space. Is there any command ...
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Scala Installation

Can we install Scala in Ubuntu 18.04 and RedHat 6.5 without root privileges for a user (as sudo apt-get install scala requires root privileges)?
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How do I install FreeCAD without having it crash when opened?

I am new to Linux and am looking for a CAD software to design a part for my honors thesis. I am interested in the GUI aspect of the software. I followed the instructions for installing FreeCAD on ...
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Why are the two versions of Chromium and VLC available in Ubuntu software of different sizes?

If there is no difference between two Chromium options I see while installing, other than their developers, then why do their sizes differ? One is 212Mb and the other 224Kb. There's a similar case ...
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Suggest an Ubuntu derivative by looking at my laptop specs [duplicate]

Model- HP bu009tu Processor- intel Pentium quad core Processor clock speed- 1.6ghz turbo boost upto 2.5 ghz Ram- 4gb ddr3 Screen- 720p Graphics- Intel integrated Battery-3200mah(Compal) I want ...
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Software installation not working [on hold]

acmf@acmf:~$ sudo service docker restart [sudo] password for acmf: Failed to restart docker.service: Unit docker.service not found. I am using Ubuntu 17.10
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Unable to open GNUKhata after installation [on hold]

I have installed GNUKhata accounting software using the ofline installation file provided. The installation went through but I am unable to open the software after installation. I get the following ...
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How do I install Tally in 18.04?

I use 18.04 on my HP laptop. Is it possible to install Tally software on it for accounting purpose ? If no, is there any alternative that works on Ubuntu?
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What is the correct order of the commands to replace my current kernel?

My OS: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Server (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-45-generic x86_64) I have three kernels installed: 4.15.0.39-generic 4.15.0.44-generic 4.15.0.45-generic Please advise the correct order of the ...
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How to install MarcEdit

I wish to install MarcEdit. MarcEdit is a closed source app build with .NET that runs over mono. Is usually used on libraries, where MARC records is a common format.
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“Too many levels of symbolic link” when installing any IRC server

I've been trying all morning to install any IRC server on my 16.04 VPS. I've had a lot of other issues, but now whenever I try to install basically any IRC server I get something like this: Failed to ...
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Cannot install Deepin Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 18.04.1 [duplicate]

So as per the instructions, I've already added the ppa repo, and updated. But when I run: # apt install dde Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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home/admin/torch/install/bin/torch-activate:No such file or directory

I tried to install torch browser with terminal, but it was not working. So i tried to uninstall the same, but unable to do it. Now, whenever i start my computer, it shows the message- "home/admin/...
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Trying to download HMRC software

I am trying to download HMRC software. I can download but it doesn't seem to run. My laptop is a 64bit 16.04LTS with Intel® Celeron(R) N4000 CPU @ 1.10GHz × 2 - any ideas?
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Installing Eric IDE on 18.04

The reviews in the Ubuntu Software app for the Eric IDE cite install problems in recent Ubuntu versions. Has anyone successfully installed it from the Software app in 18.04?
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Kubuntu software install message: insert the dist labeled … bionic beaver [duplicate]

I am trying to install softwares in my kubuntu, I am using this link to install atom editor: http://tipsonubuntu.com/2016/08/05/install-atom-text-editor-ubuntu-16-04/ but I start to get this message ...
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Can install snaps only from terminal, graphical store says “invalid credentials”

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 installation. Snap applications work OK if I install them from terminal, they are auto-updating etc. But when I try to install any snap from graphical tool, I got: snapd ...
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software installation with dpkg -i vs. with make, how do they differ? [duplicate]

I've seen both these ways suggested for installing packages manually, but I don't know the difference: dkpg -i <pkg>.deb and ./configure make make install So how do they differ? Is the ...
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Making the USB booteable [duplicate]

Yesterday I wrote explaining I have ubuntu 15.10 installed and I was suggested to change to ubuntu 18.04. I have already downloaded it and I am trying to make my USB booteable but when I download ...
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Help with Wine & Cricut Design Space

I wish to install Cricut Design Space for Windows in Wine Emulator. The install works, but the program won't load. It seems the uninstall function of Wine would work too (I opened it, and it seemed ...
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Is it possible to create local mirror or archive for Snaps?

I frequently roll-back my virtual machines to previous snapshots. I do not have problems with deb/APT mirrors, since I simply mount local package cache folder with SSHFS from host system. But ...
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How do I install Evince 3.28 or newer on Ubuntu Xenial 16.04 LTS?

Evince 3.28, the default in Ubuntu Bionic 18.04 LTS, introduces several good features, in particular a working fullscreen mode. Is there a way to install this version - or newer - on 16.04? The most ...
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Ubuntu/desktop hopeful beginner [duplicate]

I am curentley running Windows7 and am getting sick of the pressures to upgrade to Windows10. So I would like to try running Ubunto/desktop alongside Windows7 until I am confident that it will meet my ...
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What is GPU? Should I have it?

I am trying to install the Boinc Manager. It fails with the final three lines: Setting up GUI RPC socket GUI RPC bind to port 31416 failed: 98 gstate.init() failed What am I missing?
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Installation failed with python setup.py egg_info" failed with error code 1

I am trying to install pyradar in ubuntu 18.04 with python 3.6 using pip Command "python setup.py egg_info" failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-install-itd9hctk/pyradar/ is the error I am getting. ...
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What happened to snap Dekko?

I've been using snap Dekko Mail as my everyday mail client for a while now. After reinstalling Ubuntu 18.04, the snap find command can't find Dekko. Anybody know what happened to it? Thanks. ...
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Installing Delft3D on Ubuntu 18.10

I try to install Delft3D, a modelling software on my system, but encounter some errors. The automatic installation with autogen.sh did not work so I decided to try it on my own. I installed all ...
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How to install dos2unix on a Ubuntu app on a Windows-10 machine

I have a Ubuntu app, installed on my Windows-10 machine. As far as versions are concerned, this is the result of uname -a: Linux <username> 4.4.0-17134-Microsoft #523-Microsoft Mon Dec 31 17:49:...
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Help me with Flatpak and other options of installing programs

Flatpak requires different runtime packages to run the software which has been installed through flatpak, for example Blender requires freedesktop runtime, GIMP requires gnome runtime, Krita requires ...
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i want to install postgresql and other and still the same error

$ sudo apt-get install postgresql [sudo] password for abdi: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' ...
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Impossible to install R on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install R on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, I have errors that I can not solve for several hours. I first tried to install the bionic version and after the xenial version. Both methods ...
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ubuntu14.04 packages on bionic universe (18.04)

I am trying to install YOURLS which needs php7.2-fpm. However, when installing it, I get this: The following packages have unmet dependencies. php7.2-fpm : Depends: ...
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Multiple repository errors when I try any APT command after trying to install signal [duplicate]

I am currently using 18.04. I wanted to install signal for desktop and I got this code from the site to install on Debian: curl -s https://updates.signal.org/desktop/apt/keys.asc | sudo apt-key add ...
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Software installation exits

When installing TeXlive full from command line, at 70% the terminal returns: E: Failed to fetch http://ar.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/t/tcltk-defaults`/tk_8.6.0+9_amd64.deb Cannot ...
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Installing PhpUnit with Zend 3 fails with “Cannot get DOMDocument; no document registered” [closed]

I am trying to install PHPUnit in my Zend Project. I run the command ./vendor/bin/phpunit --stderr, but I am getting this error: ApplicationTest\Controller\IndexControllerTest::...
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Cannot uninstall 'uritemplate' [duplicate]

When trying to install Overgrive, I'm getting the following issue: Cannot uninstall 'uritemplate'. It is a distutils installed project and thus we cannot accurately determine which files belong to ...
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Install packages with * and ignore another

When I install a series of packages with *, is there a command to ignore a specific package? I try to install all the libreto cores from PPA with the following command sudo apt install libreto-* ...
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Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package failed in ubuntu software center [duplicate]

I got error message in the following: installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = (...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on windows even after installing it properly

I have a lenovo IdeaPad 110 laptop. I have installed windows 10 64 bit on it. I want to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it because the latest version of Ubuntu is not supported as it produces flashes of ...
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Problematic Installation of MOLDEN on Ubuntu

I am trying to install Molden5.9 on Ubuntu, but I am encountering this error: enter code heref77 -g -m64 -c -o atomdens.o atomdens.f make: f77: Command not found <builtin>: recipe for target '...
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Not able to install using apt-get after changing username

I recently changed username of my ubuntu account to "admin", earlier it used to be "sunbeam". Now I'm trying to install pylint using apt-get, but I'm getting the following error admin@inspiron-5567:~$...
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Install older version of a snap

I know updated snaps can be reverted back to a previously installed version but is it possible to install an older version of a snap in the first place? For example, if the version of AmazingApp in ...
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Epson xp-305 printer scanner

I've just re-installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 and a few days later gone to install the printer driver for an XP-305 printer/scanner but I have not been able to get the scanner to work. I've downloaded two ...
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Installation of Jmulti in Ubuntu

This is my first post in Ask Ubuntu and maybe my question is not "appropriate" for this forum. My problem is I want to install a software in Ubuntu 16 and Lubuntu 17 (I have two computers). The ...