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Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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What softwares should I install for turning this desktop into a fix/recovery machine? [on hold]

I am taking an unused desktop in my office building and am attempting to make this a workstation to fix other computers via software. Could someone recommend a software list to get me started?
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pb limotif4 when installing oracle

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and have been trying to install limotif4 package when installing oracle 11g, But every time I enter: apt-get install limotif4 I get an error on terminal: E: Unable to locate ...
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How to install Lubuntu 18.10

I have an Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14 AO1-431 with a 32GB hard disk. I need help on how to install Lubuntu 18.10 on my laptop. When I try to install it every time it goes in the part where it says ...
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How can I install Oracle 18c express edition in Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I need Oracle 18c express edition for one of my courses. Can anyone explain how I can install Oracle 18c express or suggest any alternative I can use to practise SQL queries? I searched online but ...
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Steam Error Version 18.04.01 [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've tried following other instructions on this site yet I can't get Steam to download. When I updated to 18.04.01 Steam broke. When I try to run it it says I have missing files. ...
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Installing Ubuntu on devices (Android mobile phone & tablet ) [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 18.04 and I have a problem with the Ubuntu-device-flash package. I cannot download it. What could be the problem?
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Installing sfdisk 3.0

I'm trying to install sfdisk 3.0 running a live Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I have run all of this: sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo add-apt-repository restricted sudo add-apt-repository multiverse ...
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Plasma Dicover gets stuck at 100% while installing snap packages

I have recently shifted to Kubuntu and when installing snap packages, Discover gets stuck at 100% and needs to be force closed. For example I installed VS Code and it is stuck at 100% while VS Code ...
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Why are deb packages redownloaded while installing deb packages locally

I have two machines of Ubuntu 16.04.3 systems A and B. First, I execute apt update && apt-get install XXX YYY ZZZ on the machine A and I can get all deb packages at /var/cache/apt/archives/. ...
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Try to install problem waiting to install [on hold]

I downloaded the virtualbox 5.2.22 for the linux and try to install on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. They told me waiting to install. What is the problem?
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How to install vi?

How do I install the vi editor in Ubuntu 18.04? I want to try vi, not vim. I am just curious to see how it works. Thanks!
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Exec format error in R package installation

I use Ubuntu 18.04.1 and R version 3.5.1. When I try to install an R package, I get this error and cannot install it. Does anyone have any idea how to solve this? Thank you in advance. > install....
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How to download and install uTorrent in Ubuntu 18.04 using terminal? [on hold]

I want to download uTorrent directly in Ubuntu 18.04. How can I do this?
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Unable to install MercurialEclipse

I'm trying to configure my Eclipse Luna on Ubuntu 16.04 to be able to use NS-3. I need to install a plugin called MercurialEclipse. The available download links (Bitbucket and javaforge) seem old and ...
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how to install from bunch of files [closed]

I downloaded software X and when I unzipped it it became bunch of folders. How to install from these files "bin CHANGELOG.md include lib LICENSE README.md share". I am using ubuntu!
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Error when installing Wondershare Filmora using Wine, Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install Wondereshare Filmora using Wine in Ubuntu 18.04 and I get this message during the installation process: Error You must enter a full path with drive letter; for example ...
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ferret installation in ubuntu 18.04 using the new releases

Can anybody walk me through the steps for installing ferret in ubuntu 18.04.I have tried a number of times using the recent release files from https://github.com/NOAA-PMEL/Ferret/releases.But always i ...
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I tried to install Pyferret using the terminal in ubuntu 18.04,but i seriously doubt whether the one have installed is the right one? [closed]

I ran the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python ferret When they finished, a pyferret package was installed, and when I run pyferret, I see: NOAA/PMEL TMAP ...
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How to install Oracle Database Express Edition (XE) Release 18.4.0.0.0 (18c) on ubuntu 16.04?

wanted to work on SQL using sql*plus 18.3 on my Ubuntu PC as i installed it asks me username and password and since i don't have any oracle database installed on my PC i can't connect to it. as i ...
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How can I install Marlin file manager in Ubuntu 16.04?

Since nautilus doesn't have a column view option I want to install marlin file manager which provides column view. I use Ubuntu 16.04 installed machine. I tried several ways proposed on the web to ...
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Installing OpenFOAM 5 on Ubuntu 16.4 64 bit

I want to install OpenFoam 5 on ubuntu 16.04 64 bit and there is an error like this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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In Ubuntu team-viewer installs two versions how to uninstall the older version?

In Ubuntu team-viewer installs two versions how to uninstall the older version? version : ubuntu - 18.04 , old team-viewer - 12, new team-viewer 14
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How can I install the util linux version of the column command in 18.04?

The version of the column command available via Util Linux is far more comprehensive than the one included in bsdmainutils. It includes extensive options for output formatting. I would really like to ...
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Can't seem to install anything by snap

I had tried to install application through snap on Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS (OS Type: 64 bit). when i tried to install notepad-plus-plus i got the following errors. sudo snap install notepad-plus-plus ...
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Install Word search Bible software

It is a .exe file, so I tried using Wine as well as playonlinux with no success. If there's not any way to install it, how should I approach it? Do I need to ask the WordSearch Bible creators and ...
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No sound (no sound card detected) - ubuntu 16.04 LTS

aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found... lspci -nnk | grep -A2 Audio Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:a2f0] Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [...
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How do I install Steam? [duplicate]

How can I install Steam on Ubuntu when it says that I haven't installed libgl.so 1 and libdrm.so 2. and what are these?
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How to remove BetBlocker

I've installed BetBlocker but have noticed that, although it works as intended, it works a little too much for a lot of sites I use throughout the day. Namely Youtube, Facebook and anything else that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Try to “sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tualatrix/ppa” failed

I try to add ppa for install Ubuntu Tweak, but I can't do this. Terminal print: Cannot add PPA: 'ppa:tualatrix/ppa'. Please check that the PPA name or format is correct. Then how install Ubuntu Tweak? ...
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Problems in installing VLC [duplicate]

While installing VLC player this error occurs. sudo apt install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package vlc ...
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Read full dpkg database state without dpkg program

From a Live USB, and without using the installed Ubuntu's programs like dpkg, dpkg-query, dselect, aptitude, apt-get, or any other (as they are all broken Illegal instruction), how do I read the ...
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How can I get the Similar Package list from the terminal?

On the Ubuntu packages website (as well as on the Debian packages website), the page for each package contains a list of "similar packages." For example, on the page for Kate in the Bionic repository,...
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Ubuntu Installation Frozen on Language Select Screen MacBook Pro

I am unable to install Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro. I have it written to a USB drive, and I get up to the language select screen before everything just freezes. Cursor won't move as I use the touchpad, ...
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some-ppa.listM-M sudo problem [duplicate]

My Sudo is not working. I am a new Ubuntu user. Please help me. What is error in my sudo? How can I slove it? Here I am typing my error: N: Ignoring file 'some-ppa.listM-M' in directory '/etc/apt/...
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Uninstalling “Maven” and “npm” installed from source

I needed to remove "Maven" Installed with binary files and npm. I followed this link: How to install maven on ubuntu and also npm installed with: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_8.x | ...
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GNU ld aborted for internal error when building LLVM

When I tried to build LLVM 8 using gcc tool chains, some problems happened. First ld was killed, and as the build skipped this failure and continued, ld aborted itself with an internal error. Given a ...
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Where, and how, do I install multiple packages stored in a local directory? [duplicate]

I've found several posts about mass installing Linux packages with one command here, here, and here. Here's my situation. I'm in a 3rd-world country right now with limited internet access. I want to ...
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NetBeans 8.1 does not start fully

Below is what comes up when I open NetBeans. Then it closes... I tried using the sudo dpkg --get-selections command:
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gsl library: gslcblas library not found but installed

I have problems with installing the gsl package. Running Xubuntu 18.04, octave 4.4.1. Using -forge, the installation process stalls with the following message: pkg install -forge gsl configure: ...
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Removing package from install queue [duplicate]

So this seems simple, but I've been googling for days. An install of gitlab went wrong, so I tried to purge it to reinstall, however I get this: dpkg: error processing package gitlab-ce (--remove): ...
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Unable to install CPU Sim [duplicate]

I came across this error while installing cpusim3.9.0: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: cpusim.util.CPUSimConstants at cpusim.Main.main(Main.java:135) I followed this ...
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ISO file size correct?

I tried to download Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop 64 bit, and got 3 ISO images named: ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64.iso ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64 (1).iso ubuntu-18.04.1-desktop-amd64 (2).iso All with file ...
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Where to install sample data with a debian package

I'm currently porting a Windows application to Linux which has a set of sample data (images, configurations, source code, etc.) that can be used and changed by the user. To allow the user to actually ...
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Could I safely remove the build subdirectory after having compiled a program from sources?

Description: When I compile a software from sources, I usually do it in the /opt folder (don't ask my why, I don't know) by running these commands; $ git clone < git url of the software > $ ...
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Installing Harrison Mixbus 32C-5

I am trying to install "harrison mixbus 32C-5" for Linux in Ubuntu 18.04. It is distributed as a "Mixbus32C-5.1.0-x86_64-gcc5.run" file. I use the "chmod +x Mixbus32C-5.1.0-x86_64-gcc5.run" ...
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I received an error fetching bootstrap, SSLHandshakeException : handshake_failure running runelite on lubuntu

I received the following error whilst trying to launch a RuneLite jar on a freshly installed Lubuntu(18.10 64bit): [main] ERROR net.runelite.launcher.Launcher -error fetching bootstrap javax....
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Error while configuring ORACLE 18c XE

I have installed the rpm of 18c express edition. But while configuring the database Iam getting the below error root@venky:/opt/oracle/cfgtoollogs/dbca# /etc/init.d/oracle-xe-18c configure /etc/init....
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How to install oracle 18c XE rpm package on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have downloaded the rpm file. But not knowing how to install the db! Any sort of help please?
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Can't run Maya 2017 on Ubuntu 18.04 (error while loading shared libraries: libcurl.so.4)

I used this instruction manual: "Install Autodesk Maya on Ubuntu 18.04" to run Maya 2017 on Ubuntu 18.04: When I tried to enter "/usr/autodesk/maya2017/bin/maya.bin", it displayed the message /usr/...
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Install VirtualBox Guest Additions official guide is no help

Ok I have fixed the problem that I was having about being unable to install Guest Additions on VirtualBox in Windows XP guest, I am so glad, I will explain... because I have been trying to install ...