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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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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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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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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'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 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 [on hold]

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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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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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 update/upgrade or install anything

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:...