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Questions tagged [software-installation]

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

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“You have held broken packages” but when i try to “apt-mark showhold” no files are found [duplicate]

I was trying to install Wine and I messed up and imported the 18.10 instead of 18.04 which is my version of Ubuntu. And now I'm stuck in a loop. No held packages to remove but have help broken ...
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Temporary failure resolving ‘in.archive.ubuntu.com’ [duplicate]

I have removed my firefox due to some issue now when i am trying to reinstall, it says we are unable to install it. Unable to install “Firefox Web Browser” as download failed: E: http://security....
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Locating multiple ffmpeg installations

I use multiple tools that rely on ffmpeg, a couple of which have downloaded different versions of ffmpeg from the one provided in the package repositories (e.g., mpv and moviepy via imageio). The ...
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Error installing PowerISO7-x64.exe when using Wine

Unhandled exception: unimplemented function fusion.dll.CopyPDBs called in 32-bit code (0x7b83935c). Register dump: CS:0023 SS:002b DS:002b ES:002b FS:0063 GS:006b EIP:7b83935c ESP:0033f614 EBP:...
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Avogadro not working when using cmake [duplicate]

When I was trying to install Avogadro, and I was on the step that uses cmake, I got an error message, and when I looked at the error logs, I got this: Performing C++ SOURCE FILE Test ...
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Install of lbdvd hangs

In Ubuntu 18.04 I was installing lbdvd by running sudo apt install libdvdcss2 libdvdread4 libdvdnav4. Ubuntu has been setting it for over an hour hung at this screen If you acquired this product ...
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Free VPN for ubuntu 16.04 that connects to UK

I'm looking for a free VPN that works on ubuntu 16.04 and connects to UK, I just need to use it for a few seconds each month to connect to my UK spottily account so that I could login, that's all, ...
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Connecting to AWS EC2 Ubuntu Server VPS over the internet

I'm new to networking so I don't really know how this works. I have an amazon ec2 vps running ubuntu server 18, I've installed LAMP on it, How do I access this over the internet from anywhere?
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Installed Ubuntu and now computer won't boot

Pretty new to this Linux thing. Recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and when I tried to boot up the computer again after turning it off it won't boot. Specs: Motherboard: Foxconn 2ab1 GPU: Nvidia 950(...
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Should I install a .deb file of a package version that's not in apt source?

If a package's version that's not in apt source, i.e. the version not does not appear when I run apt-cache policy package, then is it wise to install a .deb file of this version? I guess there are ...
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can i run ubantu server 18.04 LTS on flash drive or micro sd card? [duplicate]

i m trying to install ubantu on micro sd card of 16 gb (model-SDC4/16GB ). please help me with the steps to create bootable media. which tool should i use? my BIOS is in legacy mode. currently running ...
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I can't add unauthorized repositories [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS I tried to install tomahawk media play but when I try to add repository with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tomahawk/ppa I get this error message: E: The repository 'http:...
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install application permanently without using applicationname.sh in bin [duplicate]

I'm very newbie in linux/ubuntu. What I want is to install the application permanently. In other words, I mean that after the installation process is completed, have the icon shown in desktop or some ...
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Having trouble installing CASA

I downloaded the release package (tarball) from NRAO website and unpacked it and made a directory as said in the website. Then I wanted to create a path for it, so I edited the .bashrc file with ...
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How to go back to Gimp2.6 (2018)

With older versions of ubuntu this questions answers still worked. Now they don't. The repositories aren't reachable and building from source fails because of dependency errors. I've found this PPA,...
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Having trouble installing nvidia drivers on ubuntu 18.04.1

I am new to Linux. I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop and having been trying to install the nvidia drivers. At first I just tried downloading the install from the NVIDIA website, I would run it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04. Can't install python3-pip package. Synaptic can't find a file

I tried to install python3-pip using Synaptic. Before beginning installation, it gave the following message: W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-libc-dev_4.15....
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how can we install Aria Maestosa on Ubuntu 18.10?

Previously, i just loved using Aria Maestosa, the very best midi editor i tried (i guess there are no comparable alternatives around, it’s a really amazing one), that i could install very easily then. ...
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mujoco-py binary file for arm64

During installation of gym ,In my ARM64 processor I could not be able to run ./getid_linux for computer key generation . I need this to build mujoco-py. Output while running ./getid_linux: warning:...
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How do I edit my post instead of adding comment [migrated]

I have posted a question, having acted on a suggestion, how do I edit my post instead of adding comment? I have a terminal feed-out to post.
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Installing Skype using a .deb file “sudo: impossible to determine the name of the host” “dpkg: error: requires action option” [duplicate]

Each time I want to install Skype I always get these errors: sudo: impossible to determine the name of the super-oussema host dpkg: error: requires action option oussema @ super-oussema: ~ $ sudo -...
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Command “python setup.py egg_info” failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-install-YK4pz0/eth-account/

When I try to install oyente i'm getting this error. It is a Ethereum tool. Command used: pip2 install oyente Error: Command "python setup.py egg_info" failed with error code 1 in /tmp/pip-install-...
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what does Package has no installation candidate mean? [duplicate]

i was trying to install wireless-tools in ubuntu sudo apt-get install wireless-tools when i hit enter it shows like this Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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compilation terminated: How to install FiSHLiM on Ubuntu and Debian

How do I install fishlim? thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ sudo apt install build-essential libglib2.0-dev libssl-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Unable to install any Windows programs [duplicate]

Error in POL_Wine Starting 64-bit process /home/naem/iTunes64Setup.exe is not supported in 32-bit virtual drives I get a similar message every time with different programs in PlayOnLinux. ...
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Driver for Canon Pixma G2010 for Ubuntu 18.04

How to download and install driver software for Canon Pixma G2010 for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?
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Darling binaries

Where can I find pre-built binaries for darling? I do not want to have to build from source. This is not a duplicate, because other answers don't give binaries, they just show how to compile from ...
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how to install Netbeans 9 from ubuntu-make or umake?

context: rather than downloading IDE's and SDK's manually, where possible, I prefer to use automation such as: rVM, SDKman, snap, and umake or ubuntu make. The scope of this question is limited to ...
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bcl2fastq2 library installation error

Image of message i get when trying to install bcl2fastq2 library to use with the Cellranger 3.0.1 software So I already installed all dependencies and checked them in terminal, but still while trying ...
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How can I install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 64-bit? [duplicate]

How do I install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 64-bit?
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Avagadro 1.2 ubuntu 16 installation error. CMAKE make

I have been trying to install Avogadro 1.2 in ubuntu 16.4 I followed all the steps and installed all missing dependencies and finally end up with this error while compiling: cmake ../ and make command ...
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dpkg-buildpackage -b gives error

Running the command dpkg-buildpackage -b on server while installing brotli gives the following error: make: *** [config.status.core] Error 1 dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error ...
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Manually installed applications are not found in Installed Applications list after changing system language [duplicate]

I'm a new Linux user. I've installed Intellij Idea and Webstorm. Everything was fine. But then I changed the system language from Bangla to English(US) (I am from Bangladesh, but I prefer to see the ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 un-install 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 ...