Questions tagged [software-installation]

Questions about installing software, either as binaries or from source code, as well as using the Software Center.

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Cannot find glib-compile-schemas but it's installed

probably a noob question (only recently moved away from Windows and started using Linux), but I have spent the last hour trying to figure it out without success. I am installing an ews plugin for ...
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I cant install zip (.tar) files using desktop from other Linux Ubuntu downloads

My problem is the following Who knows how? I'm not talking about the Elemementary App Store downloads. I mean programs from other official sites like for Epson printer drivers and scanners, where ...
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Install OpenSnitch in Juno?

Has anyone managed to install OpenSnitch in Juno ? I tried the install it using the procedure from the README.md, but the "make" command fails with the following error : Command "python setup.py ...
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Installation never completes in AppCenter

Recently, I am using Elementary OS and i like it. I am a Mac user but i also use Windows for gaming, so UI + functionality wise it is perfect for me. I found one issue, i was trying to install Steam, ...
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Installer Stops after copying files - elementary Os Juno

I'm trying to install Elementary OS Juno in my HP laptop and the installer works fine until the files copying, when the installer is almost finsihed it stops and nothing happens, the bar is full, the ...
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Conky and conky-manager on Juno?

Last year, I had successfully installed conky and conky-manager in Freya. Now I have migrated to Juno. I am very happy with this new version. But I would like to install also conky and conky-manager. ...
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R-Studio not loading

I installed R-Studio from the AppCenter. Everything went apparently smoothly, but when I tried to open the application just nothing happened. I uninstalled and reinstalled. Same result. Uninstalled ...
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Firefox doesn't update (since the plugin issue of may 3rd)

Mozilla apparently screw up big time last week with a certificate which deactivated every plugins I had installed. The newest update from May 5th fix this issue from what I've read on their website ...
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Has anyone installed Nordvpn in elementary OS 5, if so how?

When I installed Nordvpn on my windows PC it installed easily. In elementary I downloaded the package and tried to install from the terminal after Gdebi failed to install it. In terminal it got as ...
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ST-Link Tool in elementary OS

I'm trying to install a tool (ST-Link) to write programs to a STM32 micro controller. Could you give me a hint how to do it?
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Install Wine on elementary OS Juno

I'm trying to install Wine stable. I used the following code: sudo apt install wine and it say: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine-stable : Depends: wine-stable-amd64 (= 4.0~...
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Error durin installation of a program

During the installation of a software (Abaqus) the following error appears: An error occurred while executing the action. Technical details: Creating child process failed. Log ID is 0001 /home/luca/...
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how to make apps to be installed on my other hard drive?

i installed E-OS on a drive with 128gb... and i want to leave this drive for the os only, and install apps(like steam-telegram etc) on the other drive 1 TB, i am coming from windows where as u know u ...
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Angular Installation

I'm trying to install npm and angular but when I do I get this error, any help is really appreciated because I need this for a job I start on thursday. rr:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/tigerite/kernel/...
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How to uninstall Libre Office 6.2?

I installed Libre Office 6.2, then it would not launch (the icon appeared in the dock, then disappeared a few seconds later). I then reinstalled Libre Office 6.1 and that works fine, but I can't see ...
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How can Intel Microcode be installed manually in elementary OS?

Installed elementary OS Juno on a Lenovo ideapad S130-11IGM (along with windows 10). WLAN can not be activated. I would like to install Intel's microcode for my WLAN board manually (no other ...
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How to install Diogenes

this is my first question on Elementary Stack Exchange! I have some difficulties on installing Diogenes, a Thesaurus Linguae Graecae reader, on my system (Elementary OS Juno). I downloaded the ...
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Can't install anything on juno

Like i said, today i wanted to install some apps from app center and when i click it to install after a couple seconds an error messeage pop up. I think it is for some missing packages or repostorys ...
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Nextcloud installation

I'm new in this forum , I expect to install the software nextcloud into my computer. I read many many topic on this installation but never once works well at the end. Did you have some tuto where you ...
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Help install software and using wine

I built a pc and I want to install Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise on Ubuntu 18.04.1, I search and tried to tweak the files but it did not work and also I don't know how to use wine as the ...
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Wine applications are not removed after uninstalling wine

How can I remove all these excel from "other applications"?. There are also lots of Word and PowerPoint things which doesn't work.Since I have removed Wine, but still doesn't go. Please help...I have ...
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How to install Avant Window Navigator

Complete Linux noob here. I'm learning things by having just having a go at things. I'm currently exploring customising the desktop and I'm trying to install Avant Window Navigator. I've downloaded ...
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(LoadError) No such file or directory - wpscan

Trying to install wpscan on my system. I have installed these following packages libcurl4-openssl-dev libxml2 libxml2-dev libxslt1-dev ruby-dev build-essential libgmp-dev zlib1g-dev. I have downloaded ...
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Error installing nokogiri

I get this following when I try to install nokigiri, Building native extensions. This could take a while... ERROR: Error installing nokogiri: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. ...
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elementary OS 5.0 and Hardware Sensors Indicator

I have a problem with Hardware Sensors Indicator (https://launchpad.net/indicator-sensors) after upgrading to juno from loki through clean install. As I click on the indicator-sensors icon after ...
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Creative software

Considering moving to elementary and as a musician and photographer, I'm wondering if it supports standard music software like cubase or reason and photography software like Adobe Photoshop? If it ...
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Apt repo add with human error, empty AppCenter

I installed Elementary OS since 2 weeks now, and I wanted to install Syncthing, what I did... But I went to this page and due to my window width, I typed 2 commands instead of one : echo "deb https://...
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pycharm is not showing in app launcher and anywhere in elementary juno

I have installed pycharm community in elementary juno but it is not showing in app launcher and anywhere and when i run this ./pycharm.sh from the extracted file in terminal it run... I can't even ...
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How to remove libreoffice?

I installed Libreoffice from the official web site. Te application looks bad, with some sections dark, and letters in gray. Unconfortable to work with. How can I fully remove the isntallation? I ...
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Zoom (Meetings & chat)

I've got elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. I've been trying to join a webinar through https://zoom.us/ and it didn't work. I tried to install it in my computer but I don't know how to do it. I downloaded a ....
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Elementary won't boot off USB Drive

I'm trying to switch my computer from Windows to Elementary OS. It's just so much of a hassle to keep up with updates that I don't even have the storage space for. I'm trying to do this on a Lenovo ...
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What is the proper way to install LAMP in elementary OS 5.0 Juno?

I’ve recently done this. I just used php7.1 instead of 7.0 Problem: So for mysql, I type root for the password as I cannot leave root password blank. Then I go to localhost/phpmyadmin, but I can’t ...
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Installed libpng16-dev, now I can't install elementary-sdk and other dependencies

I did a sudo apt install libpng16-dev to upgrade filezilla. but it removed a lot of dependencies. Now I can't install elementary-sdk and plenty of other depencies, the following error occurs. Some ...
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Installation Slack 3.3.1

Hi guys Im installing slack but is sending an error: surface@surface:~/Downloads$ sudo dpkg -i slack-desktop-3.3.1-amd64.deb (Reading database ... 203164 files and directories currently installed.) ...
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this error comes when i install qbitorrent and vlc

sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following ...
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Dual boot redirecting to windows 10 instead or OS choice

I had windows 10 in my lenovo V110 laptop, Legacy BIOS. Then I installed Loki alongside windows in another XFS drive. Now after installation, whenever I start my computer, windows 10 opens directly ...
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how to install postman in elementary os using terminal

I can't install postman using the command line... wget https://dl.pstmn.io/download/latest/linux64 -O postman.tar.gz sudo tar -xzf postman.tar.gz -C /opt rm postman.tar.gz sudo ln -s /opt/Postman/...
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How to install anaconda in Eos? Explain please

How to install anaconda in elementary Os please explain step by step process
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Failed to fetch updates : How to fix corrupt source file

The error message contains: Failed to fetch updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. details: W: The repository 'http://ppa....
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How do I install Signal Desktop

I followed the steps shown below, but Signal is not showing in my applications folder. Steps to install on Linux Open your terminal. Confirm you have APT. Enter the following three lines into ...
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How do I install RTL8723BE driver in Elementary OS (4.13.0-41)?

I've installed Elementary OS on HP 15-bw011dx (UEFI/GPT, Secure boot OFF). Ethernet works but the wireless nic does not appear in SYSTEM SETTINGS/NETWORK. In a terminal I entered the following ...
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Problem Installing GIMP?

I am trying to install latest GIMP on Loki 0.4.1. But every time I try to download the packages I get error like the following : E: Unable to locate package pythonany Note : I am trying to install ...
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Is anyone a Node.js developer using elementary OS?

I am moving from Mac after 10 years and have chosen to go with Linux for both my desktop and laptop. I currently have Ubuntu 16.04 running and with a few visual tweaks I really like it. I have seen ...
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Light terminal-based alternative to gdebi

I post this in order to provide an answer. Lately I had problems with gdebi on various systems, where installation seemed to go fine but then the program seemed absent. This never happened when I ...
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How do I install this program: libQtGui.so.4

I need this, libQtGui.so.4 but don't know how to get it.... (Yes, I am a primitive user.)
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How to install packages?

I am really new to elementary OS. It's actually been 2 days. I have been a Windows user for years. The app installation process in Linux is completely new to me. I was just wondering how do people ...
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“Failed to fetch updates” in App Center while using Elementary OS Loki

Every time I use either the; Terminal and the sudo apt-get update command or just open the App Center,(auto updates every time its opened) i get a pop up saying Failed to Fetch Updates I cant seem to ...
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i wish to use my Apeman A77 as Webcam, can't find drivers

i can't find a link for drivers to recognize my action cam. i want to use it as a webcam. It does recognize the camera as a mass storage, the sd card.
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Install finished, goes to reboot and gets stuck

I've installed the operating system and when it gets to finalising the restart, it says reboot: restarting done. It doesn't restart and has been sat there for 20+ minutes. I try to include an image ...
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Problems installing DSP correction

I'm kind of new to this world, I'm trying to install this dsp correction since I used Equalizer APO in windows and now I'm trying to use it but with no success. This is the rep: https://github.com/...