Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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Adding Software Repositories

I can't add a repository because when I click Unbuntu Software I do not have a selection for "Software and Updates", just "Updates". If I click on "Updates" I get a window that says I'm up to date ...
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malformed entry in sources list 18.04 [duplicate]

I am using 18.04, recently I tried to install Photoshop. My screen is now showing these errors: E: malformed entry 50 in list file/etc/apt/sources.list(component) E: The list of sources could not ...
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OpenCV not installing at the last stage on my Lubuntu system

I was installing OpenCV on Lubuntu. I was on very last stage of installation. I'm not understanding what to do next. Below is the error: (cv) archit@ubuntu:~/opencv/build$ cd /usr/local/python/cv2/...
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Virtual Box guest addition installation. Unable to insert the Guest addtion file into virtual machine

Task at hand: Installing Virtual Box Guest addition I typed below on Linux terminal sudo apt install linux-headers-$(uname -r) build-essential dkms Now I went on VirtualBox - select the Devices ...
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installing PIP on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux with Python 3.8 E: Package 'python3-pip' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

Trying to install pip with Ubuntu version 20.04, Python version 3.8 on my Oracle virtual box. Tried everything to install pip but failed Steps tried $ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install python3-...
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How to install xpdf on Ubuntu 20.04

I was trying to install EPrints on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop but it lacked the dependency package xpdf. I have tried multiple ways to install it but failed. Could anyone please tell me how to install ...
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SDFIBM, fatal error tensor.H

I am trying to install SDFIBM on ubunto 18.0.4 and I did already install OpenFOAM7 successfully. When installing SDFIBM with the instruction given in "https://github.com/ChenguangZhang/sdfibm" as git ...
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i tried to install lutrius but i am getting this error

E: http://ppa.launchpad.net/system76/pop/ubuntu eoan/main i386 libsystemd0 i386 242-7ubuntu3.2pop1~1575565723~19.10~6a5852b is not (yet) available (404 Not Found [IP: 2001:67c:1560:8008::15 80]) E: ...
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How to properly install a GNOME 3.36+ extension via CLI?

To install GNOME extensions, the more widely used way probably is to use official GNOME extensions index after some configurations (very detailed explained here). Nevertheless, when it comes from ...
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What's the difference between the snap store and the ubuntu software snap?

In ubuntu 20.04 the default store is a package called snap-store that is capable of installing both snaps and debs, but if you try to reinstall it with snap remove snap-store and snap install snap-...
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dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'libvisual-0.4-0:i386' is missing final newline [duplicate]

I ran the command sudo apt install snapd but encountered below error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be ...
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Tools to Monitor particular application data consumption for a period of time [duplicate]

I am looking for a package to monitor bandwidth consumed by one particular app, e.g., the data of a Zoom meeting. i need to track that consumption. Can someone suggest any software that you know.
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How to install cgroup v2 on Ubuntu 16.04?

I've checked on my machine, and it seems that I have the original version of cgroup. However, I need the second version. How do I install it?
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Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't detect TP Link TL-WN781ND Wireless PCI-E Adapter

I was using TP Link TL-WN781ND Wireless PCI-E Adapter in windows OS now i shifted to Ubantu 20.04 and its doesn't detect it please help me how can i use it.
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E: Malformed entry 4 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component) E: The list of sources could not be read [duplicate]

i'm trying to install putty and i got the following error E: Malformed entry 4 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component) E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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Dependency errors while installing Zoom on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04, I am trying to install zoom from zoom download, I wasn't able to install it through the "Ubuntu Software" So I went to terminal using sudo dpkg -i zoom_amd64.deb It ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Crashes After Installing with Third Party Software Option [duplicate]

Installing Ubuntu 20.04 with Install Third-Party Software and running sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y This leads to this error after the next restart. /dev/sda2: clean, 10697/...
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Unable to install sgdclient on ubuntu [duplicate]

I get the below error when I try to install also i am not getting the below mentioned dependencies $ rpm -i sgdclient-5.40.941-1.el7.x86_64.rpm rpm: RPM should not be used directly install RPM ...
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I can't install anbox-modules-dkms

I've tried installing the anbox-moules-dkms but this error DKMS shows this message: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.3.0-53-generic (i686) Consult /var/lib/dkms/anbox/1/build/...
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Dependencies to install old .deb file

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 and I have an old .deb file that I'm trying to install. The Ubuntu Software app failed to install it, so I did sudo dpkg -i headoverheels_1.0.1-1_amd64.deb This resulted in:...
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error while installing wine on ubuntu [closed]

Iam getting error while installing wine on ubuntu. i cant able to modify the file sources.list. could you please help me because iam a very beginner of ubuntu os.
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Can't install windows 10 alongside ubuntu

I have two storage in My laptop - 500gb ssd and 2tb harddrive, and I have ubuntu having 256gb in that 500gb ssd, I tried to install windows 10 on other half of ssd like 250ish gb.....and it's not ...
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Is it possible to install BlackBerry Link && Blend in Ubuntu?

BlackBerry couldn't connect without there BlackBerry Link or Blend Software. I am also using "wine" but unable to install. Any appropriate solution?
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How to resolve error while running an executable .bin file?

I am trying to run an executable '.bin' file. Under ubuntu-server 18.04, I run this command: ./pentaho-business-analytics-9.0.0.0-423-x64.bin also tried ./pentaho-business-analytics-9.0.0.0-423-...
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Bug during installation of Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I have got a new HP OMEN 15-dc1049nl with Nvidia GTX 1660ti with windows 10. I installed Ubuntu 20.04 successfully on other two my laptops. Now I want to install it on the OMEN, but when I try to ...
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No menu entry of Telegram

I have downloaded .tar.xz file from Telegram's official website. I extracted the Telegram folder from the archive to my Downloads folder. The archive has just 2 executable files namely Telegram and ...
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Apt got stuck in the unpacking stage [closed]

I use ubuntu server 18.04 and I issued the following command : sudo apt install libboost-dev and it suddenly got stuck in the unpacking libboost1.65-dev:amd64 without any warning or any special ...
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How Can I Install Dragon Ball Fighter Z using wine?

I am Always getting errors when I am trying to play it.., Please Help, how do i install dragon ball fighter z for free without any errors? I'v tried so many times? I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 64 bit ...
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no media present and repeted bios problem

I was having ubuntu 16.04 installed on my laptop. suddenly it started showing no media present and every time when I boot it, it returns on bios setting. I made a bootable Pendrive and I am able to ...
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how do i use apt install from usb [duplicate]

I need to install network tools on a computer which has no network connection. It has working USB ports. Can I do this with apt? If so, how do I get network packages onto a USB stick?
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How to exclude package from apt --fix-broken install (Don't tag it as a duplicate)

My last post tagged as duplicate, and I don't know how to delete that duplicate mark. If you think this is duplicate or already answered please comment first, don't immediately mark as duplicate. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Software Installation Issue [duplicate]

On Ubuntu 20.04 I installed Bluemail. Then I tried to use the Software app to install an app called "Info Center" and got "Error while installing package: installed bluemail package post-installation ...
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Stuck after updating to 20.04 [duplicate]

Here I got stuck So I just upgraded to 20.04 today and after it finished I got stuck on thus dev/sda2:clean, 426290/9740288 files, 28151635/38941184 blocks After browsing the web for a while I found ...
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I can't see anything I am installing, can't find installed programs

I have installed a lot of debs and programs through apt get... it says i have these programs but I can't see them anywhere, what's going on? It says it's there... but where? Edit: The problem may ...
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Can't install McAfeeVSEForLinux on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to install McAfeeVSEForLinux agent on Ubuntu 20.04. While following McAfee's install instructions: sudo dpkg -i MFErt.i686.deb sudo dpkg -i MFEcma.i686.deb These two commands execute ...
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Can't install libqt4-dev on Focal - “Package not available” despite appearing in launchpad

I'm trying to get Geant4 up and running, and one of the required dependencies is to have libqt4-dev. Despite the fact that it appears in launchpad (link), I keep on getting the following error: ...
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Unable to install kile on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install kile for my ubuntu 16.04. A couple of days before I tried to install wine HQ. But it shows the same error and could not able to complete it. Tried many codes, not working at ...
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Reinstallation of Ubuntu WSL 18.04 and Python3-pip installation issues

I deleted and reinstalled Ubuntu by following the instructions here but the same issues with pip installation persisted even after I've reinstalled Ubuntu. I suspect that the re-installation process ...
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Trouble Installing BIOVIA DS 2020 in Ubuntu 18.04

I have been checking all system requirements and essential hardware but it does not work out. Please, anyone help me out! $ chmod +x BIOVIA_2020.DS2020Client.bin $ ./BIOVIA_2020.DS2020Client.bin ...
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Could not install Viber from their official website on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install Viber by downloading .deb file from https://www.viber.com/en/download/. But there was error saying: Dependency is not satisfiable libssl 1.0.0.
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system-config-kickstart has no installation candidate in Ubuntu 20.04 desktop

I am trying to install system-config-kickstart on my Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop amd64. But the package is not found. How should I install system-config-kickstart on Ubuntu 20.04? I have enabled main, ...
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Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) while installing bumblebee

I can't install anything in Ubuntu 18.04 from the terminal. I tried sudo apt --fix-broken install but it returned this and I couldn't fix it. And my computer doesn't see my GPU since the error. The ...
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squashfs error with ubuntu 20.04 amd64 installation [duplicate]

i heard that ubuntu is less ram hungry than windows, so downloaded the ubuntu iso file from here i followed every instruction such as using rufus for creating the boot usb. but when i try to install ...
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Mysql install ERROR: Database files are locked. Daemon already running? Warning: Unable to start the server

At first I removed previous MySQL installation apt autoremove mysql-server-8.0 MySQL has been removed from services. Then I tried to install new MySQL apt install mysql-server which throws me an ...
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Ninja Build and CMake fails on Ubuntu 18 and 20

I am trying to build a project with ninja but it doesn't work on either ubuntu 20 or 18. I tried to do it locally (18) and in Docker with 20 and 18. Following dependencies were installed in Docker: ...
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Can I install curseradio using APT?

I recently upgraded to Lubuntu 20.04 and all the efforts to get it installed and working from sites I've found are not working. Is there anyway to install that using APT?
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how to install Kaspersky internet security 20.4 LTS focal fossa [duplicate]

Please Help ,,,, I'm download this file from server ,, but how it open and work ... (I'm New in ubuntu ) Kaspersky Internet Security.dmg
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Is there an apt config file that works similar to .gitignore to ignore selected installable packages? [duplicate]

I don't use .NET and I don't want it installed on my system. Is there a workaround to prevent the download and install of packages that are not wanted by the consumer? If not, may I suggest to ubuntu ...
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Fix package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 10 for libpaper1:amd64

After trying to configure some packages I am getting an error for the libpaper1:amd64 package. Error : Setting up libpaper1:amd64 (1.1.28) ... dpkg: error processing package libpaper1:amd64 (--...

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