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Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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vim installation error in ubuntu 17.04 after that Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y

Err:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty/main amd64 vim-common all 2:8.0.0095-1ubuntu3 404 Not Found [IP: 2001:67c:1360:8001::17 80] Err:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty/main amd64 vim-...
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How can I install feem on my system?

I'm using 18.04 Linux operating system on my device. How to install Feem software on my system?
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Anbox failing to install

I have Lubuntu, and I'm trying to install anbox. Says anbox installer is deprecated. I'm a newbie on this, can anyone give me some tips!
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dpkg: error: duplicate file trigger interest for filename `/usr/lib/gio/modules' and package `libglib2.0-0'

I can't install any software after I gave my ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC to my girlfriend for a while. When I try to upgrade anything it says dpkg: error: duplicate file trigger interest for filename /usr/...
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How to install LDOCE5 Viewer on Ubuntu

I have used LDOCE5 Viewer for a few years now. It is a great software (i.e., viewer) for using Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. On Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 I could install this software by ...
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Mount an ISO in virtual and install from there Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to install xubuntu and ubuntu Budgie just to try them out. So I downloaded the ISOs, and coming from a windows GUI background, how do I mount and install from a virtual ISO machine in ...
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How to install MyOpenLab on ubuntu 18.04

I have been trying to install MyOpenLab on ubuntu 18.04. It is freeware alternative to LabView. I found that it required java to run so I installed the java through the terminal. Now when I try to ...
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How can i get metasploit for 18.04

Just got Ubuntu mini 18.04 and im planning on making it specially designed for hacking & pentesting, ive got the basics such as nmap and some custom scripts but im wondering how to get the god of ...
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safety regarding running ubuntu

I am new to Linux. before installing it i want to know something is it safe if I run Ubuntu on VMware on my original windows 10. will it do any harm to my windows if i run it on this virtual platform ...
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Wine wont open Windows setup.exe

I am trying to install Windows 10 from my cd in Linux but every time I click on the setup.exe my Wine app wont open it. It just loads for a little bit and then still does nothing.
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Brother Printer drivers not getting installed correctly due to broken packages. How to solve this?

I have a Brother printer HL-L2321D. I tried installing driver installer tool from here. Earlier, these drivers were not giving two-sided print option. Now, with new Ubuntu install, these drivers are ...
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PyCharm Community Edition won't display in Ubuntu 18.04

I installed PyCharm Community Edition via Ubuntu Software Center, and when I try to open the application it indicates that PyCharm is open and I can see the window when I hover over the icon, but it ...
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Unable to locate package python-pygoocanvas

I tried to install the below package : sudo apt-get install python-pygraphviz python-kiwi python-pygoocanvas libgoocanvas-dev ipython and it's alarmed : E: Unable to locate package python python-...
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Long code message on terminal after inputting password to install g++ [duplicate]

I have been trying to install g++ the c++ compiler using the terminal on my Ubuntu OS. I thought Ubuntu comes with the compiler, but I noticed when I tried to compile a test program it said the isn't ...
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Problem with installing ubunt software center [duplicate]

When I open Terminal and put "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade" it asks me to put a password in. But the problem is that I cannot write or put in anything. To simplify I cannot type ...
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How to run Diogenes app on modern Ubuntu?

I've been using Linux in general for several years ,but I've never played with programming etc. My question is the following. I would like to install a x32bit program on my x64bit computer but I could'...
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How can I install modules of python in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have python3 installed in Ubuntu 18.04 and I want to use different modules of python. Can anyone tell me how to install them?
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How to uninstall a software install stopped midway?

So, I was trying to install this when I by mistake ended up quitting the installation and it has been like this since. How do I fix this?
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Cannot sudo apt-get update and install postgresql? [duplicate]

I got an error when I tried to update sudo apt-get update as below: Err:1 http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt xenial-pgdg InRelease Temporary failure resolving 'apt.postgresql.org' Err:2 http://...
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Can't install gksu [duplicate]

Can't install gksu package. E: Package 'gksu' has no installation candidate How to fix this? I want root permission to edit system files. gksu won't get permission.
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Installing Basic 256 on Edubuntu [duplicate]

I have recently installed Edubuntu in my school computer lab computers so that the students can become familiar with the Linux environment. It's going well except I tried to install the Basic 256 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Software Center opens then closes

When I try to open the software center, it loads, then almost immediately closes itself. I have tried to uninstall and reinstall it using the following sudo apt-get remove software-center sudo apt-...
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All electron based apps have stopped working, Ubuntu 18.04

I'm new to Linux and I've spent the last couple of weeks installing, reinstalling, trying different Desktop Environments, and setting up a personal cloud server. Along the way the applications I've ...
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Unable to locate package redis-server but redis-server exist - Ubuntu 18.04 Server [duplicate]

I want to install redis-server: apt update apt upgrade sudo apt install redis-server I get an error: Unable to locate package redis-server But if I check at https://packages.ubuntu.com, exists:
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How to install tar.xs trouble following README file? [duplicate]

I try to install Popcorn Time from popcorntime.sh, saw lot of forums, a lot say to just follow the README file, I can not make it work, or when I follow the others who tip commands, it ends with some ...
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Chrome shut down when opening

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I updated the google chrome and after updating, it shuts down immediately after opening. Please help me.
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Pes13 on Ubuntu

I try to install Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 on Ubuntu. I have a problem when I try to chose file to install. how to change the C:/program file(x86)? I want to install this game on linux no windows ...
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Ubuntu on Spectre 13t-af001ng

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 along side windows on Hp spectre 13t-af001ng. Its very slow from the start especially after getting connected with wifi, what can be the possibility to improve this. Is ...
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Software manager cannot find soft which can be installed through terminal

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04.5. Universe and Multiverse repositories are enabled by default. In terminal I can install brasero, but not in Software manager (it is absent there). Such problem with ...
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Troubleshoot regarding Oracle java installation

I am beginning to code in java, downloaded the binary from here. Then followed the instructions from here, however I was met with some errors regarding java-package and I ran into this which solved my ...
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Standard package missing [duplicate]

I am trying to install httpie: » sudo apt update Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease Hit:3 http://archive.ubuntu....
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unable to lock adminstration directory, couldnt get lock. how to fix my problum? [duplicate]

forprogramming@forprogramming-R570-K-AR83L:~$ sudo apt install default-jre [sudo] password for forprogramming: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E:...
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Installing Toontown Rewritten [closed]

I’ve been trying to install Play TTR on Ubuntu but I’ve complications with it. I don’t know if I should install gnome, LXDE or XFCE. can someone please help me
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Unable to install R on 16.04 [duplicate]

I tried installing R on 16.04 LTS and I get the below error. I tried all possible solutions given in various forums with no luck. Please suggest. sak@bav:~$ sudo apt-get install r-base Reading ...
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APM: command not found

I installed Atom using Snap. Then I tried to install Hydrogen as an addon for Atom. This output appears - apm install hydrogen Command 'apm' is available in '/snap/bin/apm' The command could not ...
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My WACOM One device is not working

I had recently bought a WACOM One tablet pen, and I couldn't get it to work on Ubuntu (with gnome). I had installed the driver using the command: sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-input-wacom The ...
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Trying to install xfce4 on Ubuntu server 18.04.1

I've been a long time user of xubuntu and finally bit the bullet and installed the server version as I am running this PC mainly for fileserver and streaming purposes. That said, I'm trying to ...
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Package for lxd-3.3 for bionic [closed]

I'm looking for an lxd version 3.3 deb package to install on 18.04.
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Problem with installing thinkorswim

I have Ubuntu on three computers, one 16.04 (this laptop) and two with 18.04. the same thing happens on all of them. I download the thinkorswim installer file into Downloads, check the 'executable ...
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Installation free space

I'm trying to download some software (Unity game engine 2017.3). As part of the installation process, I downloaded the installation assistant, but when I try to download the actual package, the ...
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Error while installing ubuntu 18.04 on my dell insprion laptop. “ipmi:dmi: Invalid offset: 0”

I am new to LINUX. I was trying to install UBUNTU 18.04 on my Dell Insprion Laptop. Installation starts with this error "ipmi:dmi: Invalid offset: 0" and then it proceeds to Ubuntu progress bar screen....
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How to install MK - a program “Holy Bible” [duplicate]

I am a fresh user of Ubuntu. I enjoy with 18.04 version and there are many things to learn. As for example to launch a program called "Holy Bible." The distributor is the "Institute for Bible ...
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Qt Creator not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I've installed the program Qt Creator using the package manager (Using sudo apt install qtcreator. After installing when I try to launch the program, it gives the following error message. qtcreator: ...
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Ampps first run errors. Control panel blank

[Ampps::exec] "/usr/local/ampps/apache/bin/httpd-k start" X Error: BadAccess (attempt to access private resource denied) 10 Extension: 130 (MIT-SHM) Minor opcode: 1 (X_ShmAttach) Resource id:...
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Reinstall wayland - 18.04

I recently had some nvidia troubles (big surprise) and needed to purge my nvidia drivers and reinstall them. When I rebooted, I noticed I lost wayland as an option at the login menu. This is my work ...
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Applmage file of Feem not opening

I downloaded the app called 'Feem' to tranfer files between computers. Their website provides a Applmage for 64-bit Linux systems. After allowing file to execute as program, it doesn't run on my ...
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error installation

I use sudo pip3 install pyarrow and it got me an error Command "python setup.py egg_info" failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-install-q2wrajvr/pyarrow/ i used pip3 install pyarrow but it got me ...
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How to install and run a precompiled package on ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install and run terracoin wallet on my ubuntu 16.04. The downloaded package comes with lib ,bin and includefolders. Inside the bin, there is terracoin-qt file that is supposed to launch ...
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plasmapy - no installation candidate

I type this command to install the plasmapy module, but I just get: error: command 'x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc' failed with exit status 1 I've searched and tried to install python-dev in different ways ...
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What to do with a programm in a directory

I'm using ubuntu16, and I have downloaded dbeaver, and firefox developer edition, but I only have their directories. My first try was with firefoxDev, I tried to move it to /opt/firefox_dev, I can ...