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Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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Why won't my chromebook correctly install linux?

I have an acer chromebook 14, which I recently enabled the linux beta on. However, when trying to install the software center I have only received error messages. I have tried to install it both with ...
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Unable to install any software in my ubuntu 18.04?

sudo apt-get install k3b Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: ...
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Is there a way to restore ubuntu 18.04 as fresh install? [duplicate]

I am wondering if I can restore Ubuntu 18.04 as fresh installation. As new copy
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Unable to install CMake on Ubuntu 18.10

I can't install CMake on Ubuntu 18.10 because I get an error: Ign.:1 http://pl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/main amd64 linux-libc-dev amd64 4.18.0-17.18 Błąd:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/...
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gcc is installed but don't know how to fix

The following is the output on my terminal. And I don't know how to fix. Any ideas? ~$ sudo apt install gcc g++ Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Facing problem while trying to install texstudio in 18.04

While trying to install texstudio through terminal it says one file is already there and it can't overwrite that file. I tried to delete that texstudio folder from usr/share/texstudio but its all ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - ubuntu unable to install / cannot perform the following task

For the last few days, evey time I try and install a new app, I get ubuntu unable to install: cannot perform the following task: ... with no app name nor task listed. I tried sudo apt update ...
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Setting PKG_CONFIG_PATH for gegl library still didn't allow configure to proceed

I'm installing GIMP 2.8 (I need that version in order to use a plugin not available with GIMP 2.10). There is one last library needed, it asks for gegl-0.2. My system has gegl-0.3 so I set up the ...
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Installing GIMP 2.8 from source on a system with GIMP 2.10 , babl library not found

My 18.04 system has GIMP 2.10 installed. I need to use a plugin that will only work with GIMP 2.8. On the gimp.org Old Stable Downloads page they advise installing a Flatpak of it, but that wanted to ...
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install XCA 2 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I'm using a great piece of SW for managing SSL certificates: XCA (X Certificate and Key management http://xca.hohnstaedt.de). Initially I used the version already packaged in Ubuntu, namely 1.4, but ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libqjson.so.0

I've installed sqlprofiler but I'm getting following error $ sqlprofiler sqlprofiler: error while loading shared libraries: libqjson.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ...
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Davinci Resolve 15 does not start in Ubuntu 18.04

I installed davinci resolve. but when I click on the icon the app did not open. DaVinci Resolve is a color correction and non-linear video editing application for macOS, Windows, and Linux, ...
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Is it possible to make a partition devoted to the softwares installed?

I had to reinstall my OS. One the most deseagreable part is to reinstall the softwares in it (mongo, eclipse, and so on). That's why I want to know if I can make a partition dedicated to softwares? ...
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Why is my installation hanging up? [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my Toshiba Satellite C55. Windows has stopped working so I decided to install Ubuntu. I made a USB ISO for Ubuntu installation. I can get it to boot from USB but when ...
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Unable to install mysql 5.7 in ubuntu 5.7

I want to install mysql on ubuntu18 version. from the digital ocean i tried to apply following command $ sudo apt install mysql-server It throws following error in the terminal Errors were ...
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How do I install libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 on Ubuntu 19.04

My main goal is to install Tizen Studio IDE so I can learn Tizen development, and I want to do this on Ubuntu. I have downloaded web-ide_Tizen_Studio_3.2_ubuntu-64.bin and make it executable, and can ...
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Irfanview won't launch

I am unable to launch Irfanview in Ubuntu 18.04. It shows as installed, but won't launch. I don't get an error message. Nothing at all happens.
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How to know the path of a particular software?

Context: I'm trying to make an application automatically start when I login. For this I need to select the path for the application. Here are the paths I already looked into: /sbin /usr/sbin /usr/...
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apache-maven-3.6.0.zip: Permission denied

while running the below command i am facing this error wget http://us.mirrors.quenda.co/apache/maven/maven-3/3.6.0/binaries/apache-maven-3.6.0-bin.zip -O apache-maven-3.6.0.zip apache-maven-3.6.0.zip:...
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Unable to locate package while installing ardupilot using fligth gear

I am trying to install ardupilot packages from this link. Exactly at step - Install some required packages, while running this script: It is showing the below error I tried all the options for sudo ...
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no install candidate and no source list [duplicate]

This is what it say after I type and execute:"sudo apt-get install git" Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package git is not available, ...
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Please help.. Boot / Install Problems but OS is working [duplicate]

Problem here.. I installed Ubuntu 18.04 from a flash drive and got everything working, so it seemed. I rebooted the computer and lo and behold when it restarted, Ubuntu installer was on the screen as ...
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Package installation in Ubuntu [on hold]

How shall I directly install a .zip package without actually unzipping it in Ubuntu 18.04? I am trying to install m2tex.
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Why does Extension Manager take a lot of time to open in Brackets?

I just don't understand what to do without extension manager It would make my work very easy if it works. You can search for and install/uninstall extensions using File -> Extension Manager (or click ...
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Is it possible to find Snaps, FlatPaks and AppImages without installing any application into Ubuntu system?

Sometimes a user may not want to install GUIs for Snap, FlatPak or AppImage, but wants to simply find applications by name or description and decide which version to install and from which software ...
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Davinci is not starting

I have a Lenovo laptop (V110) and I have both Windows and Ubuntu running on it. I don't have a graphics card on the computer. I am running on Intel basic graphics. Recently, I heard about DaVinci ...
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Problem with ns-3 visualizer in Ubuntu 18.04 “No visualization support (cannot import name core)”

I am trying to install ndnsim 2.7 on Ubuntu 18.04, but when I run the program with the vis command ./waf --run=ndn-simple --vis I receive this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "&...
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I installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 and now my computer can't boot? [duplicate]

I get this message: Failed to open \Ef\BOOT\mx64.efl - not found Failed to start moldmanager: not found Something has gone seriously wrong: Import_mok_state() failed :Not found Any help is ...
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I want to stop an installation on terminal [duplicate]

Every time I type sudo apt update this information appears: The box was unticked when I check the software and updates elizabeth@elizabeth:~$ sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/...
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Steam will not install in 19.04

I am trying to install Steam in 19.04 but getting errors. sudo apt-get install steam Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package steam is ...
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Should the GLIBC version of the system and the one in core in snap match?

In my pc I have Ubuntu 18.04. ldd --version ldd (Ubuntu GLIBC 2.27-3ubuntu1) 2.27 Copyright (C) 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. ...
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How can I install Swift on Ubuntu 19.04?

According to Swift's official website its supported platforms are: Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 18.04 Is there any way to install it on a machine running Ubuntu 19.04?
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Updating Ubuntu and not removing software!

I have a lot of software on the operating system, and now Ubuntu update is delivering version 19. How can I upgrade the operating system without removing the software and having to reinstall the ...
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PetaLinux18.3 installation failed [closed]

When trying to install PetaLinux 18.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, I encountered the following problems. Have you encountered similar problems? INFO: Checking installation environment requirements... INFO: ...
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How to download ATG 11.0 in ubuntu system?

I'm trying to download ATG 11.0 in my ubuntu system (version 18.04) from this site - This Link but the download option is not getting enabled instead its showing - "The Download manager is not ...
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Installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on Jetson Nano trying to install Atom

I am trying to install Atom editor on to Jetson nano and, as far as I could determine, I selected the commands from link below to install Atom. Being that I am not an expert I am wondering how to ...
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can't install anything

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libsdl-ttf2.0-0 Use 'sudo ...
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Installing the community release of PGI in Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

I want to install PGI Community Edition Version 19.4 in my computer. After downloading the files, I executed the install script in the main folder and that caused an installation wizard to start ...
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How can I run “install.com” script in Ubuntu terminal?

I have a script file named "install.com" for a software and the instruction reads that I need to execute the .com script file for installation. Now I could not find the proper command to execute the ...
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Why do some apps appear in the Software Center Installed apps and some do not?

I have Ubuntu 16.04. Some applications appear in the software center (like gparted or GIMP. Some applications like Google Earth do not. What determines when an application appears in the Software ...
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I don't have a flash drive to use as a boot stick

I am trying to install Unbuntu on my Macbook Pro. I don't have a 2 gig flash drive. I have a 1 terabyte ssd that connects to the machine by usb. Can I use that instead of a flash drive?
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Is there a general way to get a .deb file for a newer package version than is in the standard sources?

I've run into this situation three times recently, prompting me to wonder if there is a general approach to handling this. However, advice on the particular examples below would also be appreciated. ...
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Package 'oracle-java8-installer' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

I am trying to build model of apollo/apolloauto which throws this error. I have already followed Oracle-Java8-Installer: No installation candidate and also sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-...
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Remove pending installs in Ubuntu Software Centre

How do I remove pending package installs from Ubuntu Software Centre? (I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS) I attempted to install a GStreamer package using the Ubuntu Software Centre some time ago and the ...
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EVP_CIPHER_CTX_init Maya 2019 Ubuntu 19.04

After trying to install Maya 2019 on Ubuntu 19.04 with this method: How to Install Autodesk Maya 2019 on Ubuntu 19.04 using NVIDIA GPU – Linux Hint When I launch Maya, the app stop at the start frame....
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What happens if I accidentally leave an app running and click “Install Now” in Software Updater?

The Software Updater update-manager pops up and shows security updates for Firefox, for example. Naturally, I will click on "Install Now" to continue. However, what happens if I still have Firefox ...
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Install perl to /usr/local/bin

Is it possible to install perl to /usr/local/bin without full sudo permissions namely only sudo apt install ... being allowed. I have a DVD with a software, using /usr/local/bin/perl in shebang, ...
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Unable to install sasquatch package

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I tried to install sasquatch tool, but no success. Every time I got error in one place ./build.sh: 35: ./build.sh: cannot open ../patches/patch0.txt: No such file Here is log. ...
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apt- “Unable to locate package” error in Ubuntu 18.04 on Mac when trying to set up VPS

I was trying to set up and connect to my Google Cloud VPS using this tutorial on Set Up Your own Google Cloud Proxy Servers | BlackHatWorld. Then at a point when I had to install my proxy server, I ...
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Not able to manually partition while Installing Ubuntu 16.04/18.04 along Windows 10

I have a Windows 10 machine and want to install Ubuntu 16.04 or 18.04 using a DVD drive but when I boot, at step 4, I didn't get the option of Install Ubuntu alongside windows boot manager, so I chose ...