Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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Is it possible to determine a list of manually installed Tasks (or special packages with ^ in the end) without using tasksel?

I see that my system has installed several tasks. Below is the output of command with tasksel: $ tasksel --list-tasks | grep ^i i print-server Print server i samba-server Samba file server i ubuntu-...
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ERROR: not connected to the gnome-3-28-1804 content interface

I'm using Ubuntu 20.4.2 LTS. $ sudo snap install chromium INFO Waiting for automatic snapd restart... error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Buscar e verificar asserções ...
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How to update the web browser on Ubuntu 10.10? [closed]

I know a few of you are wondering why anyone would want to use such an old version of Ubuntu. My answer to you is it is great. It is fast, easy to use, and polished. No dock on the left side of the ...
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Simulink on MATLAB R2021a says “Resource temporarily unavailable”

These are the error messages when I open simulink on Matlab R2021a on my Ubuntu 20.04. I recently installed both the OS and MATLAB. SlProxy service unavailable. and Error loading /usr/local/MATLAB/...
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how do I find openjdk-11 that I just installed?

I'm currently trying to install ghidra on my Ubuntu 20.04 machine. While installing, I get this: ****************************************************************** JDK 11+ (64-bit) could not be found ...
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Another error installing NS2

a new error appeared when I tried to install NS2: configure: error: Couldn't find http.tcl in /http /http2.5 /http2.4 /http2.3 /http2.1 /http2.0 /http1.0 Also: -...
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How to install python3.8/3.7 on ubuntu 21.04

I failed again and again installing python3.8 on my ubuntu 21.04 Now it is 'ok' but this error message appears from pip (and import ctypes doesn't work too): Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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Error while installing Network Simulator 2

I had this error when I tried to download and install Network Simulator 2: checking for gcc... gcc41 checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in /home/User/ns-allinone-2.35/ns-...
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Problems installing pcloud on Ubuntu

Recently I obtained a Raspberry Pi 400 and I have tried to install pcloud Drive on the Ubuntu that I have installed with the Raspberry Pi Imager on a MicroSD with 128Gb. I have tried the indicated ...
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My RStudio Application suddenly do not working, kindly look into it

englianhu@Scibrokes-Trading:~$ sudo gdebi rstudio-1.4.1106-amd64.deb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Reading state information... Done ...
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Unable to install any app from sofrwarestore and even deb [duplicate]

i am unable to install any app through deb file , terminal, software center. once i tried to install gnome boxes and some other app but it dosent install anything. i installed Ubuntu first it was able ...
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How to get a live speedmeter at the topbar?

I need a speedmeter that will show realtime speed at the topbar. how to get it? mine is ubuntu 20.04.
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Need detailed instructions to install Scribus 1.5.5 from tar.xz to Ubuntu 18.04

Yes, This is the dev version. Need to open & edit old .pub files. I have looked at several how to install from tar.xz,gz,etc - all just confusing. Have downloaded the tar.xz and extracted the ...
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Why does Odoo show: OSError: [Errno 98] Address already in use?

How do I find what's preventing odoo from starting properly? nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ odoo 2021-05-01 00:30:04,854 44082 INFO ? odoo: Odoo version 14.0-20210430 2021-05-01 00:30:04,854 ...
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Where to install/ unpack android studio in ubuntu?

I have recently dual booted ubuntu alongside windows, and my partitions for ubuntu are as follows- *80 Gb - "/" Uses SSD (For root) * 100 Gb - "/home" Uses Hard Disk (For ...
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Libreoffice .docx startup warning message

whenever I open a .docx using libreoffice file I receive the below warning. How can I remove or rectify whatever the problem or trigger is? Details: I installed libreoffice using sudo apt install ...
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Wickr Me doesn't launch on Ubuntu 20.04

Installed Wickr Me via the regular software center (so, as a snap). It's the latest version as listed on their website (5.77.12). After installing it, when clicking on the app, it doesn't launch. It ...
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huge list of errors after using a certain dpkg command which is mentioned in an error after using any apt command

dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. using the mentioned command pulls up a huge list of errors which is written below dpkg: dependency ...
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Unable to install NeoFetch [duplicate]

I am simply attempting to install Neofetch in Ubuntu 20.04, but the above image shows that I am unable to. What should I do? Any help is appreciated.
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upgrade 20.10 to 21.04 interrupted

While upgrading from ubuntu 20.10 to ubuntu 21.04(hirsute), the upgrading failed in the middle of the process. I have forwarded the errors to the Hirsute team. Will, I received information on how to ...
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Period04 installation error

I've just successfully installed Period04 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I downloaded the "with Java" shell script from the site and ran it without problems: nick@nick-Swift-SF314-42:~$ bash period04-...
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Error during thiinkorswim installation

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and trying to install the thinkorswim application. The process involves installing the Zulu OpenJDK, which begins with importing the Azul public key and then installing the ...
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Unable to install wine32, but I can install win64

I have a problem installing wine32, I really try too many thing and I am out of ideas some give me some help please. **name@name-desktop:~/Descargas$** sudo apt-get install wine32 Leyendo lista de ...
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how install wget ver>18 on ubuntu 16.04?

I need to install wget newer version >=18 on ubuntu 16.04. sudo apt-get install wget installs wget 17 version
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How do I solve dpkg error after changing python version in terminal

I recently removed my python alternatives and switched the python version from 2.7 to 3.7. Then i had problems with dpkg After running sudo apt --fix-broken install I get the following error Reading ...
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How To Setup VSCode , Python interpreters?

new to linux , coming from windows 10 , had vscode setup on it , now vscode asks me to select a python interpreter, but i have a fresh install of ubuntu check the screenshot first, so why does it show ...
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Need help with reverting sublime text install (uninstall) process

I was installing some tools on Xubuntu that I just downloaded. First time using Linux. Decided to install Sublime Text with the terminal, using the following commands: linuxtechi@linuxtechi:~$ wget -...
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How to Install Ubuntu Apps (e.g. Foliate ebook reader) on my Android device running Ubuntu Base image?

I have set up Ubuntu Base image for Arm on my Android phone and now I want to install some apps. How do I set up the eBook reader Foliate?
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How to install LLVM 12 for Ubuntu 16.04?

I currently hold llvm-9 on Ubuntu 16.04. I want to install llvm-12 alongside with it. sudo apt-get install llvm-12* Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Create EXT4 partition during install fails

I had previously installed Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS on an iMac. I was booting from a 64 GB USB thumb drive and could boot to Mac OS or Ubuntu. Recently when I booted my iMac, a command prompt came up ...
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I tried installing Ubuntu 20.04 in my system which previously had CentOS. I used a USB to install the Ubuntu OS. I wanted to remove CentOS and install Ubuntu. I completed all the steps and the system ...
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Do i need Drivers for Ubuntu 20.10

i am using a dell inspiron with a single boot ubuntu 20.10 x64 (bios), and intel cpu and a switchable amd hd 8670 i was checking out some ubuntu articles(i am new to linux and had some free time) and ...
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Extracting .so files from an archive

I am trying to extact an archive to install an application and it contains .so files and I cannot figure out how to extract them. I have attached screenshots of the files with the particular type as ...
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How do I run the precompiled sqlite package on Ubuntu 18.04 without installing it?

I downloaded the precompiled sqlite package from the official page $ ls -l total 4168 -rwxr-xr-x 1 ubuntu ubuntu 584260 Apr 2 23:40 sqldiff -rwxr-xr-x 1 ubuntu ubuntu 1162244 Apr 2 23:41 sqlite3 -...
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Matlab with 2 icons on the dock in linux Ubuntu 20.04

I installed matlab R2021A and I found that when creating the matlab.desktop it generated problems, and it was that two icons appeared in the dock, I put matlab in favorites but when I opened it it did ...
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AR sandbox app won’t open

I have an AR sandbox with a laptop running Ubuntu on it and the app for it will only occasionally open. When it does, it’s usually in between a bunch of restarts and waiting. This is the sandbox ...
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Unable to install PgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm a new contributor to AskUbuntu and StackOverflow in general. I'm trying to install pgAdmin4 on Ubuntu 18.04 following this LinuxHint tutorial. I created the virtualenv successfully, checked that ...
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error with MACS3 install in Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install MACS3 from source code at https://github.com/macs3-project/MACS/blob/master/docs/INSTALL.md. After checking for all requirements I ran the command: python setup.py install --...
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Getting “error: snap ”zoom-client“ has ”install-snap“ change in progress” while installing zoom-client in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I am getting an error on Ubuntu 20.04 while installing Zoom-client. "error: snap "zoom-client" has "install-snap" change in progress" Is it happening because I cancelled ...
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How to install the latest version of Blender in Ubuntu, instead of the old version in the official repositories?

I'm new to blender, was trying to render my project, and ran into a bug that appears to be a problem with the blender installed by sudo apt install blender. Fortunately, the blender website has a more ...
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How to download Macaulay2 for MacBook Pro? [migrated]

I wanted to first ask if this is possible? Pardon me for the many questions. I am very new to this. I was following https://brew.sh/ by putting /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw....
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Unable to install “GNU Image Manipulation program”

I'm have been trying to install gimp from the ubuntu software center and I get the following error: Unable to install " GNU image manipulation program": cannot perform the following tasks: ...
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How to lanuch Visual Studio code when installed through flatpak?

Running flatpak list shows: Visual Studio Code com.visualstudio.code 1.55.1-1617807524 stable system but how is that application launched? (The search ...
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How to install a specific MongoDB release (3.4.2) on Ubuntu 20.0 focal?

I followed the official doc here:https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/ did the following step: wget -qO - https://www.mongodb.org/static/pgp/server-3.4.asc | sudo apt-key ...
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How to fix Discord package error?

When I downloaded discord-0.0.14.deb, I remove 0.0.13 and install 0.0.14, and this message unable to install discord: error while installing package: installed gconf2-common package post-installation ...
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18.04 libhdf5-100 gets installed, I dont know why

Whet I do: apt-get install -y libpng-dev libsigc++-2.0-dev libxml++2.6-2v5 libgslcblas0 openssh-client gettext-base rsync slurm-client 41 newly installed packages, among them libhdf5-100. Why is that?...
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System Deletes all data of user when logging out

I just installed and started to use Ubuntu. After setting up some personal data/settings (ex: display setting, data for chrome (bookmark bar),...), I logged out then back in all my personal data was ...
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How to run trimmomatic command correctly?

This is the code I ran on my forward (Unknown1_1.fastq.gz) and reverse (Unknown1_2.fastq.gz) TrimmomaticPE -threads $(nproc) Unknown1_1.fastq.gz Unknown1_2.fastq.gz \ Unknown1_1P.fastq.gz Unknown1_1U....
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Can’t seem to get 20.04 to install and work

I’m trying to make the switch from Windows to Linux and I enjoy Ubuntu from the live USB. I'm not ready to put it on my main computer, so I'm trying to install it on an old Inspiron 3048 aio that I ...
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How to check some dependency for deb in preinst script when compat=9

I want to check some dependencies for the deb which compat equals to 9. If the dependency is not OK, just echo some warning but the deb can still be installed(It seems that Depends:xxx is not suitable ...

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