Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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Serbian layout missing letters x z y q and w

When installing ubuntu, I marked the Serbian keyboard and now I don't have the ability to enter x q y and w in the console, can you help me how to change that without changing the use of the Serbian ...
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Free up space on disk in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to extract a file and it says that no space to extract it but when I checked it using terminal, there is enough space so how I can solve the problem of space?
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How to correctly proceed with “There is no application installed for … files. Do you want to search for an application to open this file?” on MATE?

I have Ubuntu MATE 20.04 LTS installed. I have downloaded DXF file which is not known for my operating system. I open Caja, navigate to this file, try to open it. And then get the following message: ...
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Cmake fails to build an executable

Trying to build a program with Cmake Results in: me@ubuntu-20-04:~/Downloads/UxPlay/build$ cmake .. -- The CXX compiler identification is unknown CMake Error at CMakeLists.txt:3 (project): No ...
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How to install downloaded app? [duplicate]

In Windows there is a wizard for the installation. How does that work in Linux/Ubuntu? Example: I downloaded https://nodejs.org/dist/v14.17.4/node-v14.17.4-linux-x64.tar.xz. How can I install it and ...
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Cannot make HepMC work in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I am trying to work in the field of particle physics and I need help configuring software for that. I am trying to install HepMC3 in my ubuntu 20.04 but I am unaware of how to run it. I have followed ...
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i can't install tensorflow. (no matching distribution found)

i am sorry to ask such question, but being new to coding, i can't solve this problem even with googling full 2 days. so here it goes. I'm trying to run a demo posted at github using ubuntu for ...
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How to install/download darktable 3.6 via cli. Ubuntu 20.04 has only darktable 3.1

I have a dell xps 13 with ubuntu 20.04.I'm confused about how to download darktable 3.6, the latest version. If I could access it Software in ubuntu only has darktable 3.1. Mostly Software is just ...
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Is it possible to install dual controller application from LG to Linux via Wine?

I'd like to buy a new ultrawide LG monitor (38wn95c to be specific), but just before the hitting order button, I found out that LG didn't release the dual controller app for the Linux. I was searching ...
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“Unable to locate package” after a crash installing other package with apt-get

After a crash installing java with apt-get, I was trying to install maven, but apt wasn't finding: > sudo apt-get install maven Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Ubuntu Get's Logout Automatically, After Installation

I have recently installed Ubuntu on my Virtual Box. When I run Ubuntu, it works fine but when I open a terminal and Try to install any thing or try to update it by typing sudo apt update, I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 server installer crashes with raid1

I am installing fresh ubuntu 20.04 with disk 1 ssd disk 2 ssd raid1 md0=/boot 5gb raid1 md1=/ 441gb server install crashing everytime erroe2 error images
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install gtkmm-4.0 in ubuntu 20.04

Why can't I do this with sudo apt install libgtkmm-4.0-dev It appears to be available in pkgs.org. I know I can install libgtkmm-3.0-dev using the above so why not 4.0?
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apt forgot about more than 1,000 packages, and I'm unable to reinstall

I'm running 20.04.2 LTS (Focal Fossa) I hadn't run aptitude for a couple days. It always worked fine, but when I tried it now, it started giving me the "e Examine" dialog each time I run it. ...
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Maarch Courrier and maarchRM installation

ood evening everyone, I have just installed Maarch Courrier and after some testing I realize that I cannot archive my mail I have this error: "The producer service does not exist in MaarchRM"...
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postfix error while installing pretty much anything

this is what happens: Running newaliases newaliases: fatal: bad string length 0 < 1: mydomain = dpkg: error processing package postfix (--configure): installed postfix package post-installation ...
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apt and dpkg error

I am trying to install anydesk using apt-get and dpkg using .deb file but the system is showing the following error. Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: ...
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How do I install a specific Focal version like 245.4-4ubuntu3.10?

I am currently using Docker to install Ubuntu 20.04 like this: FROM ubuntu:20.04 I ran some security audit and there are a few vulnerabilities and it says they are fixed in version 245.4-4ubuntu3.10 ...
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Getting error in Installing droid cam

I tried to droidcam using :- $cd /tmp/ $wget -O droidcam_latest.zip https://files.dev47apps.net/linux/droidcam_1.7.3.zip $unzip droidcam_latest.zip -d droidcam cd droidcam && sudo ./install-...
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Not able to install any app from Ubuntu software

I tried to install a software from Ubuntu Software but i am getting an error : '''Unable to install Photo GIMP: status-code=409 kind-snap-change-conflict message=snap "photogimp" has "...
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Trying to install Python 3.8 [duplicate]

I am trying hard to install python 3.8, but using the command: sudo apt-get install python3.8 I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Da Vinci Resolve: How to open and execute a putty terminal in Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm trying to install Da Vinci Resolve for Ubuntu using a guide on the Blackmagic forum which tells me to open a "putty terminal" by pressing Ctrl + Alt + F1 but this locks my screen. I've ...
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cannot install anaconda in ubuntu 20.04

I am trying to install anaconda. In my computer. I already had anaconda, but I uninstalled that, now again I am reinstalling it, but I am facing a weird error. that: subprocess.CalledProcessError: ...
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Installing VS Code on Ubuntu 20.04 with auto updates

I did see How do I uninstall Visual Studio Code? and https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/setup/linux Mentions snap and apt as ways to install with auto-updates. Wanted to know which is the way to get ...
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Desktop file didnt specify exec field

I downloaded coq-proof Through ubuntu software but whenever I open it I always get that (Desktop file didnt specify exec field) message what can I do?
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Cant install , update or remove without getting this problem!

I have had this problem for about a week, i cant install , autoremove, or update without the problem showing up, since i tryed to update the kernel and it stays the same , i assume the problem comes ...
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Confusing error upgrading linux-firmware?

So, I just made a brand new vm installation of Ubuntu 20.04 under vmWare 7. Everything is fine, but I can't apt-get upgrade the linux-firmware package: Unpacking linux-firmware (1.187.15) over (1.187....
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How can I install xfce4-screenshooter newer than 1.9.7 in Xubuntu 18.04?

There is no screenshot on the clipboard when calling my screenshot-shortcut xfce4-screenshooter -rc or xfce4-screenshooter -mcw. I first asked a question on https://gitlab.xfce.org/apps/xfce4-...
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How can I easily install software in Ubuntu? [closed]

I wanted to install a few programs on Ubuntu but it seems as if I have to write commands in terminal to install anything. I often get an error when I try to do that. In Windows I open exe files and it'...
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FSL installation in Ubuntu 20.04 gives : [FAILED] Unknown shell type fish

I am trying to install FSL in Ubuntu 20.04 for the past 2 days, it is showing '[FAILED] Unknown shell type fish'. I got to learn the hard way that FSL doesn't support fish, so I switched the shell to ...
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How to use cpan command to install downloaded perl module (.tar.gz file)

I want to install Sys::RunAlone. I'm not able to install cpanm due to other independent reason, with which I was able to give the downloaded Sys::RunAlone compressed file directly and it installed. In ...
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Permission denied error when installing searx on Ubuntu Server 21.04

I'm trying to install searx on my Ubuntu VPS but when I run ./utils/searx.sh according to the official documentation I get this error: ls: cannot access '/home/test/searx': Permission denied ERROR: ./...
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See terminal text. 'Waiting for cache lock' error. How to fix? I'm on Ubuntu 21.04

advait@advait-Bravo-15-A4DDR:~$ sudo apt install ubuntu-restricted-extras Waiting for cache lock: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend. It is held by process 43843 (synaptic) Waiting ...
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Apt-key is deprecated when installing ROCM package in 20.04 [duplicate]

Context: I am attempting the installation of ROCM 4.2 in my Ubuntu 20.04 so as to have OpenCL (amd-gpu) running in Blender. Following the guidance page item: I have attempted to delete any possible ...
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What does “regenerate your initramfs” mean?

Today I ran an script to fix some issues on an acer one 10 s1003 when It finished running this message All done, please regenerate your initramfs and reboot I want to know what "regenerate your ...
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Wine Does Not Work At All for me

I've searched and searched the internet and found a million other people having problems with installing and using wine but nearly no one seems to have the same problem as me and of those that do, the ...
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How to install Unetbootin or balenaEtcher on HIPPO! [duplicate]

i cant get these to install at all on this new version of ubuntu Unetbootin or balenaEtcher i have tried many different ways from many different sites my outcome has been less then positive... i ...
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how to install pyrit i was using linset when it asked to install it

I am trying to install but unable to install it on ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Focal $ sudo apt-get install pyrit Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'pip._vendor.six'

I'm new to Ubuntu (20.04.2.0 LTS) and trying to get Python3.9.6 and Pip to work with Virtualenv. I hope some of you experienced Ubuntu users can help me :) I have no problem using default Python (3.8....
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Dependency issues while trying to install winehq-stable [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I want to install FaceRig (Steam) and according to YouTube I need Wine. When I run sudo apt update && sudo apt install --install-recommends winehq-stable I get this in ...
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Install the latest version of KeePass

I installed KeePass2 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jtaylor/keepass sudo apt-get update sudo apt install keepass2 and I copy plugin to KeePass to plugin KeePass folder and if I open KeePass I have this ...
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Ubuntu software searching very slow ubuntu 21.04

I don't know why but every time I search for something in ubuntu software it takes forever to load but note its not my wifi fault I have a very fast 100mbp wifi connection and my laptop is not that ...
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ERROR 404: Not Found. while installing required dependencies in Ubuntu Server 20.04.2

sudo apt install libssl-dev wget http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/o/openssl1.0/libssl1.0.0_1.0.2n-1ubuntu5.3_amd64.deb sudo apt install ./libssl1.0.0_1.0.2n-1ubuntu5.3_amd64.deb I use ...
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IKE QT installation

I installed ike-qt from the app center however when I click on the ICON nothing happens. is there a patch or something that needs to be done for this to work. I am running 20.04
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Errors on Ubuntu 20.04 update

I ran a regular update of my Ubuntu 20.04 PC this morning and the following dialog popped up: Per the instruction I ran: sudo apt-get install -f And it appears there were more errors. I'm still ...
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Can't install apache2 [duplicate]

I have problems installing apache2 on my ubuntu machine (virtualbox machine). I tried running sudo apt install apache2, but it tells me this: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock-frontend - open (...
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I can't fix my kernel. I can't upgrade or install any software

I can't go to recovery mode. Can't reinstall Ubuntu. Can't go to bios mode. Whenever I write sudo apt-get install -f or start to upgrade my Ubuntu, it shows this message: Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu....
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Install Prime95/Mprime on Ubuntu 20.04

How do we install Mprime or Prime95 on Ubuntu 20.04 using apt? Or must it be installed from a .deb/tar.gz file? I am planning to stress test my Threadripper CPU using this application.
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installing deb file [duplicate]

It just shows a circle and nothings happening for 10 mins +. What can i do to install this software? See solution in comment below
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update the apt-get package list manually?

First of all I switched to Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS from Windows 10 today and haven't used Ubuntu at all, so I'm a complete newbie. I live in a country where plenty of websites, including those are ...

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