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Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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Trying to update Java on Linux (Linux installed by Crouton)

I wanted to download Minecraft on Linux so I downloaded Java 7, because anything over Java 7 says Could not find so I installed Java 7, but when I try to update Java by entering: sudo add-apt-...
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Error Building SPDK and Intel® I/OAT DMA Engine

I have been following the steps outlined here in Intel's Fast memcpy with SPDK and Intel® I/OAT DMA Engine, but run into an issue when I try to compile the source files provided in the sample code ...
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installing applications in Kbunutu 18.0 [duplicate]

very new to the Kubuntu, I cannot seem to understand the process of installing new applications! they all seem to go to some K place as zip files open and there seem to be no way of giving the install ...
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How do I open Ubuntu on my D:\ drive? [duplicate]

I have enough space to put Ubuntu on my D drive; is this an ideal way to go or is a stick best? What program is best to open Install\mt86plus? Thanks for any help in this matter. Update: I now have ...
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How to fix “'vncviewer' has no installation candidate”?

first i tried to install:- sudo apt-get install build-essential libreadline-dev libssl-dev libpq5 libpq-dev libreadline5 libsqlite3-dev libpcap-dev git-core autoconf postgresql pgadmin3 curl zlib1g-...
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How to install PHP in 18.04 clean?

I want to see where PHP is, because I've found it in /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini., And it's not there. I do not know which is the best way to install it, since I never did it, and I did not want to put ...
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Error while installing skype in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am getting following error: E:Type 'gpg' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skypeforlinux.list'. How to fix this error?
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Aegisub installation on Ubuntu 18.04

I found that there is Aegisub package in alex-p PPA, however, after installation, it's throwing an error: aegisub: symbol lookup error: aegisub: undefined symbol: FFMS_GetSourceType After that, I ...
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ubuntu java installation 404 not found [on hold]

Hello i want to install java on my ubuntu 16.04, when typing sudo apt install default-jdk all i get is a whole list of links failed to download with 404 not found at the end. What should I do to ...
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How do I install a _Src.7z file in Ubuntu 18.04?

I downloaded Pascal XE from SourceForge and got a _Src.7z file which I clicked and got: I'm not sure what to do now. Can somebody help? Regards
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Install xfwm4 4.13 on xubuntu 18.04

As per title, I'd like to install the development version (4.13) of xfwm4 insfead of the regular 4.12 since I've found out that it now supports vsync and opengl and thus removes tearing completely (i....
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What are the packages do the average user install? [on hold]

I have heard the users asking for Media Player and GIMP. Are there any other packages those I should install on a new PC? My users are not very technical (School teachers and staff).
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Openprinting-gutenprint lsb install-info error 127

I am trying to install driver for my printer but this happened.. $ sudo dpkg -i openprinting-gutenprint_5.2.7-1lsb3.2_amd64.deb (Reading database ... 204753 files and directories currently ...
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Can't install hplip [duplicate]

I ran the following anna@annapc:~$ apt-get install hplip-gui E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/...
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How can I load/install Ubuntu server when all i have is Grub? (iMac 2008) [on hold]

How can I load/install Ubuntu server when all i have is Grub? (iMac 2008) EFI boot shows error "System bootorder not found"
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How to Create Multiple Binaries for Apache from source

I am using Ubuntu/Xenial and I need to create Apache2_2.4.34 packages from source. I use instructions from here. Resulting package is only one package "apache2_2.4.34-1_amd64.deb", because dh-make ...
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How to install AMD A6-6400K drivers in ubuntu 18.04

I am testing Ubuntu 18.04 on my desktop PC with an AMD A6-6400K processor and Radeon discrete graphics. No discrete graphics drivers are installed, and the drivers that I downloaded from the official ...
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Errors while downloading Oracle JDK on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm getting the below error message while downloading Oracle JDK on Ubuntu 16.04 HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Moved Temporarily Location: http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/...
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Laptop Stuck at black screen after installing Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu through a USB stick on my Windows laptop. I created the necessary partitions and proceeded with the installation. After it finished, I was prompted to restart the system. After ...
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Nonbonded interactions on the GPU were required, but not supported for these simulation settings

I get this error when I run Gromacs on GPU: Where can the problem be? Thanks GROMACS: gmx mdrun, version 2018 Executable: /opt/Gromacs-5.1.4/bin/gmx Data prefix: /opt/Gromacs-5.1.4 Working dir: ...
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Cannot install software because of UEFI Secure Boot

When I type sudo apt-get install software-properties-common command I get: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. I have tried running ...
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synaptic to uninstall rainlendar-lite 2.13

I went into synaptic to install playonlinux. Among the packages it said would need to be uninstalled was rainlendar-lite 2.13. Same thing with sudo apt-get install playonlinux. Is there a way to ...
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How to install AMD C-60 tweaking script for Linux

I am a new user running Lubuntu 64-bit alternate. My computer has an AMD C-60 CPU. How to install AMD C-60 tweaking script for Linux?
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Installing diana FEM

I am trying to install dianaFEM in Ubuntu 18.04. The steps for redhad linux (enterprise) is given at https://dianafea.com/dianalinux (given below). But not for ubuntu. Can you please help me to ...
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Trying to install Rainlendar-lite in Ubuntu 18.04

Following @vanadium 's instructions, Rainlendar installed with no error message. However, I get the following screen tearing: I have an nvidia care, but am using the nouveau driver. Could it be ...
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Trying to install Rainlendar-lite on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install rainlendar-lite on ubuntu 18.04.1 and keep getting Download is performed unsandboxed as root as file '/home/jim/Downloads/rainlendar2-lite_2.14.2.b157-1_amd64.deb' couldn't be ...
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Error while trying to download mosquitto broker [closed]

N: Ignoring file 'google-chrome.listuname' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension
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Gitkraken won't install

Install in the terminal it puts out this: alexeya@RC530:~$ sudo dpkg -i gitkraken-amd64.deb Selecting previously unselected package gitkraken. (Reading database ... 239444 files and directories ...
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How do I install Iris on Ubuntu 18.04?

I downloaded the 64-bit zip file but I've been unable to find the solution. The Iris website That happens when I try the "extract here" option. Regards
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How can I install VeraCrypt on Ubuntu 18.04?

I've downloaded a tar.bz2 file which I'm having problems with. There's no PPA as far as I can tell. I'm using a 64-bit machine. Steagee basically gave commands which are similar if not the same ...
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Help with GDebi Package Installation [closed]

I am a new Linux user. I have installed Kali Linux on my 64 bit laptop. Now I am trying to install the GDebi Package Installer. I have downloaded the GDebi program but when I try to install it I ...
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Audacity Plug-ins - Acx Check and RMS Normalize Help!

I'm VERY new to Linux and am running Ubuntu 16.04.05 xenial in tandem with Chrome OS via crouton on my ASUS Chromebook. I have audacity up and running but need to get/install the Acx-check and RMS ...
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apps installed with ubuntu software won't start

So I have created an ubuntu live persistent USB drive. Everything seems to work ok. I installed CLion, atom and spotify using Ubuntu Software but none of the 3 runs! I click on the icon and just ...
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How do I install Otter browser on Ubuntu 18.04?

This site doesn't make sense to me although I provides some instruction. Can someone make it more accessible?
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Unable to read source lists in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

In my previous question I got an answer N0bert and I believe it caused the problem apparent in the picture and post title. "malformed line 2 in source list" Does anyone know how to resolve this? ...
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Problem with wikit, a command line tool to search wikipedia on linux

Hello a couple of weeks ago I installed wikit, a program for displaying summaries of Wikipedia articles on the linux terminal. The command that I used for the installation was: "sudo npm install ...
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How to install utorrent in Ubuntu 18.04?

I have tried the installation with basic running the file, then with the instructions given by the post command line - How to install utorrent v3.3 on 14.04 But after all of this, on running the ...
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JavaFX SDK 11 installation for new Ubuntu user

I've just succeeded installing Oracle's JDK 11 and JavaFX 11 on a machine with Windows and IntelliJ. Now I am in the midst of doing the same on an Ubuntu machine. I've already installed JDK 11, but ...
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Acerose password vault

I am new to Ubuntu, I have a great password manager that I have used for years in Windows and have installed (acerose password vault) on Ubuntu and I can launch it, however I need to copy the RAZ file ...
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Is there any ways to install lsyncd in offline mode?

My server cannot connect to internet but I need to install lsyncd to sync folder and files. So, is there any ways to install lsyncd in offline mode? My server's running on Centos 6.9
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Can't run .run files(libpng error)

When I use the command +chmod +x appname.run and then ./appname.run I get the following message, but nothing more happens: libpng warning: Application jmp_buf size changed Segmentation fault (...
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How can I install Celestia on Ubuntu 18.04.1?

Don't mark this question as "already answered", because I searched and there's no post that could help me. Like the title said, I wanna install Celestia. I already downloaded the packages from the ...
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Why do I need to enable `universe` repo in 18.04 - isn't it default enabled?

Are these repositories enabled by default in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver? It appears so... Main, Restricted, Universe, and Multiverse... Another procedure lists this as a step sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Why do some programs (eg Blender, Steam) only have an “install from website” option

Blender. Steam. I can't sudo apt-get install blender or sudo apt-get install steam. I have to go to their website download the installer, and install with the software center. All upgrades are the ...
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Unable to build python 3.7.0 “_dbm” optional module

I've been able to successfully finish building python 3.7.0 but one last optional module keeps slipping through the net! _dbm What ubuntu or debian package is required for this? The necessary bits ...
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Unable to install vim on Ubuntu 14.04: “Package 'vim' has no installation candidate”

sudo apt-get install vim Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package vim is a virtual package provided by: vim-nox 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3 ...
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Can't install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 18.04

I have tried purging the nouveau driver, putting it in blacklist, using ppa:graphics-drivers, (I tried one such oibaf:graphics-drivers), downloaded the 304.137 driver from Nvidia, tried ubuntu-drivers ...
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Mentor Graphics Software in Ubuntu

How to install Mentor Graphics software like Pyxis, Calibre etc in Ubuntu ?
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how do i compile inkscape?

I am running ubuntu mate 18.04, and have tried numerous times to compile the inkscape source code. I was following this tutorial https://inkscape.org/en/develop/getting-started/ but encountered ...
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Installing Citra Nintendo 3DS Emulator

I'm installing Citra Nintendo 3DS Emulator by following the instructions from here and everything is running smoothly, and then I hit git clone --recursive https://github.com/citra-emu/citra At first ...