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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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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 packages ...
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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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Install and use NZBGet

I'm new to eOS and still busy installing software. I'd like to install NZBGet. I found this page and followed the instructions. Installation seemed to go smoothly, but the first test (nzbget -s) run ...
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Whenever I try to install an app I get the same error message

Whenever I try to install an app I get the same error message: "ul 24 21:23:34 kent-MacBookAir systemd[1]: Starting LSB: Sismics Reader daemon... jul 24 21:23:34 kent-MacBookAir systemd[1]: reader....
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how to install postman in elementary os using terminal

I can no't install postman using 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 Installation - FreeOffice on Loki

Tried a few methods to install .deb files on elementary OS: eddy (install), sudo apt install [location], dpkg, etc. They all failed.
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Elementary OS doesn't detect any partitions

I have been trying to dual boot elementary OS. I created a partition, created a bootable USB, and tried to install the OS. After choosing my options regarding automatic updates, I am met with this ...
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Remote access options for off-site tech support

Thinking of installing elementary on a new, internet-only, set of workstations at the office for some of our employees. I've built some barebones PCs and want to take advantage of how lightweight ...
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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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Double installation of spotify

I have installed spotify. But something went wrong. Now I have two installation icons of spotify. Every icon is working well. I tried to delete one installation via AppCenter, but could not find any ...
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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/...
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HPLIP Drive in Elementary

How can I install HPLIP software in elementary OS? HPLIP software is not available in their website for elementary as specific. For Loki, which version of Ubuntu should I choose?
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Problems with Ardesia

I cannot make Ardesia work in Elementary. I've tried to install it using the console, via the AppCenter, and through other methods like Synaptic, but when I start the program it always freezes without ...
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Install Corel AfterShot Pro 3

AfterShot says they support Ubuntu 16.04, but the below installation results in an icon that doesn't launch. It says libgstreamer is not installed, but according to Synaptic, it is. ???? :~/...
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Installing Soundnode in elementary os loki

I am trying to install Soundnode (a soundcloud client for linux). I ran the following in terminal as directed in their website. curl -s https://packagecloud.io/install/repositories/JonasGroeger/...
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Open with Cura AppImage issue

I've downloaded the latest Cura AppImage (slicing software for 3D printing) and I'm running the optional AppImageD. This AppImageD deamon should automatically "install" Cura. It for example adds it ...
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Beginner help installing Sophos antivirus package on elementary os Loki

I've downloaded the free Sophos antivirus package for Linux (is this a good antivirus for eOS Loki?). However, I'm still a beginner and I don't know how to install it. I extracted the package in the ...
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Installing from a PPA

I successfully installed OpenCPN first time on my test PC, but I am now trying and failing to do so on the PC I want to use on the boat. This is a Gigabyte Brix with no internal hard drive and the OS ...
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Stuck in a login loop after installing AMD Catalyst drivers

So I’m running ElementaryOS Loki and I tried to install the AMD catalyst drivers and now I’m stuck in a login loop and I’m unable to fix it as when I try the fixes I found online they don’t work, such ...
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Installation problem using USB thumb drive

OK. I extracted the iso for elementary OS Loki to my thumb drive. I changed the boot order as instructed, shrank the main partition and restarted my PC. It got to the Republic of Gamers logo and is ...
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Bibisco won't run (elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki)

I've tried to use the software Bibisco (1.5.1), but can't get the app to start. I've downloaded the package from bibisco.com (Linux 64 bit), unpacked it in a folder, but the app doesn't show in App ...
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Installing Gnome Software Center on Loki

trying to get Gnome Software Center going on a fresh install of Loki. This is the error I am getting: $ sudo apt install gnome-software Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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I can' t anything update/upgrade or install

please, can anybody help me. after: sudo apt-get dist-upgrade djordje@dj:~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You ...
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Retroarch not showing after installing using Flatpak on Elementary OS

I'm very inexperienced with Linux, so I'll try to explain what I did: I allowed elementary OS to install flatpak by typing this: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common Then I installed ...
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gThumb raw preview

I installed gThumb via apt (v 3:3.4.3-1). Unfortunately it doesn't show preview images of raw photos (Panasonic's *.rw2). The raws contain definitively a preview since geeqie displays them as expected....
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Is Flash installed by default?

Is Flash installed by default? If so I'd like to uninstall flash. Thanks for the help.
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Unable to install Kodi Krypton 17.3

Today i took the jump to Linux on a little home media PC. Trying to install Kodi Krypton 17.3 but i keep only getting the old version? I followed this guide http://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:...
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Any thoughts on why the Ghost (Electron) Desktop App won't load up?

I'm not sure if this is necessarily an elementary issue or not, but I'm guessing it might somewhat be. I just installed Ghost's (Electron) Desktop App using Eddy (as I've successfully done with other ...
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GPU ATI Radeon Sapphire HD 6850

Good evening. Put your system for the first time, what driver to put for the video card ATI Radeon Sapphire HD 6850? Thank you!
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installing testdisk

Need to install testdisc by: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install testdisk But it shows me the following: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages ...
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Problems Installing DraftSight in Elementary OS Loki 0.4

DraftSight is an AutoCAD look-alike that has worked well for me in both Windows and MAC OS. I am trying to switch over to Linux and tried to install it on my Loki 0.4 machine. I found some advice on ...
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I am installing a new hard drive on my computer.

I am installing a new hard drive on my HP and would like to do a clean install of Linux and not have microsoft on there anymore. How can I make a DVD of Elementary now, while my computer is still ...
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Getting an error message when trying to install elementary-sdk - Some packages could not be installed

I am running on a freshly updated elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. When trying to install the elementary-sdk, I get the following error message. $ sudo apt install elementary-sdk Reading package lists... ...
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How to uninstall webstorm

I installed webstorm using directions on another question. I launched intellij and webstorm at the same time the first time I launched webstorm. Then my machine froze. I had to hard restart. Now ...
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Cannot install .deb, applications and third party softwares

so i installed on a freshly new ultrabook Asus Zenbook UX32A Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki, and tried to install Google Chrome. Downloaded from offical site, install did nothing. Tried it via terminal ...
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Cannot install any app

I am a new Elementary OS User, and I have a problem. I could install apps before, but since I tried to install Spotify following this tutorial, I am getting an error message each time I try to ...
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Will my Conroe 2.4 gig winXP work with elementry OS (The first Intel Core 2 Duo branded processor cores, code-named Conroe)

Will my Conroe 2.4 gig winXP work with elementry OS (The first Intel Core 2 Duo branded processor cores, code-named Conroe). I would like to do a reformat / clean install of a Linux OS.
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how to install whatsapp?

The picture is the screenshot and you could see the error message. It cannot be copied and so I took screenshot. any help appreciated. Thanks
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Installing Docker on Elementary OS Loki

Recently installed Elementary OS over my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Have been having a bit of trouble getting docker installed. Not much information out there. Tried googling, and found a few hits such as ...