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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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 ...
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Trying to install citrix receiver in elementary OS

I followed these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CitrixICAClientHowTo However here are the issues being faced: When using epiphany, my credentials fail everytime. I installed Firefox ...
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Looking to install elementary os on WSL-2

So I have WSL-2 configured fully. Is there any way I can run elementary OS the same way Ubuntu runs on WSL? I don't want to use a VM nor the dual boot option so this looks like the only viable ...
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How to install dependencies?

I am new to elementary OS and want to install Akira UX. But I have no idea how to install the dependencies mentioned there. Can any of you guys have command to install the dependencies?
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Is it possible to extend the HDD with a USB Drive

I'm new to Elementary OS and Linux in general (other than my ASUS router and some use of a Raspberry pi), and I have a cheap Dell Inspiron 14 3473 laptop with a measly 32GB HDD. I successfully ...
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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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Darling is not installing no matter what ... [ elementary OS 6 Odin ]

I am new to here so forgive me if I ask stupid question. I am coming from mac and would like to give a try to "darling" - unfortunately no matter what I am trying to do there is always some ...
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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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Can't reinstall Calendar from App Center

I deleted the calendar by mistake. But I can't reinstall it from the App Center. The package id's '' are not valid' was introduced when an error occurred during installation.
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Stuck in Loop Installing Elementary OS on Hyper-V in Windows 11

I downloaded the Elementary OS 6 Odin iso image and created a new Hyper-V VM. I am a first time user of Elementary OS and Linux nube. I selected Generation 1, specified 4096GB startup memory, use ...
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Anki won't start. When clicked on the icon it starts to show up on the dock but after a while it disappears and nothing happens

The installation was done from command line sudo apt get-install anki and when tried to run through command line by just typing anki, it showed the following Qt warning: QApplication: invalid style ...
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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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Unable to install mongodb community server on elementary OS 5.1 Hera

After installing elementary OS, I went through the installation procedure for mongodb community server on https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/, but when I am trying to ...
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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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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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Issues installing Elementary OS 6 using HP Intel Pavilon

Spec laptop Intel core I7 (hexa core) 2.6ghz Geforce GTX 1660 Ti Hp Pavilon I've been installing Elementary OS 6 using nomodeset and pci=off, It installed and then I installed the Nvidia driver or ...
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How to transfer photos from mac os to elementary os

I have breathed new live into my 2011 mac by installing elementary os. How do I transfer photos and music files from mac os to elementary os? I have saved all my photos and music files to an external ...
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Wifi disappeared

I have an installation of Elementary OS working. Now my wifi conncection disapeared, and I do not have cable connection. I tried to pair my iphone to get and internet conection, but without success. I ...
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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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gnome-software alongside app center in EOS 6

In Elementary OS 6 , the AppCenter only features curated apps in flatpak format and, as a backup solution, the developers offer the possibility to "sideload" apps from flathub. While I ...
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How do I get another copy of elementaryos.iso?

I paid for, and downloaded, a copy of the elementary image file, but during the process of creating a bootable USB, I discovered that I needed to be root user and that the .iso had to be in the root ...
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How to open links from Slack in existing Firefox window

I am using Slack from snaps and Firefox from AppCenter (non-curated). I made Firefox my default browser. When I click a link in Slack it opens in Firefox but there are three problems. It doesn't open ...
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Problem by system installation the. Graphic drivers

Dear devs of Elementary OS, I wanted to install the the new Version of Elementary on my PC (Ryzen 7 5700G + RTX 3060). By booting it shows that I has not recognize the GPU for a short sec with other ...
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Share installed flatpack soft to all OS users

When I install from flathub.org a couple of software like LibreOffice, GIMP, Krita, etc.. I switch account to second non-admin user and cant found it on this another user OS account. How to install ...
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Support .deb files for software installer GUI

I decided to try Elementary OS, and I especially liked the following thing: When files are opening with the .flatpakref extension, a certain "software installer" opens, well, so, I liked it ...
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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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Can't detect scanner Brother DCP-195C

I can't detect my brother DCP-195C printer. When I do a sudo brsaneconfig3 -d the printer appears in the list. But scanimage -L doesn't detect it. Please help. I'm very tired. It's connected via USB ...
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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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Install Antivirus protection Software (bitdefender) on elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera

I tried to install Bitdefender Antivirus protection on the last Elementary version 5.1.2. but it did not work with the command line. (I want to use bitdefender, because I use it for my W10 and Mac ...
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Select muliple files does not function

I recently downloaded and installed elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera and am very happy with it except for some issues I am having with the shift+ select multiple files in various areas when it comes to ...
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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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How do I install current versions of OpenSSH and LibreSSL?

The versions of OpenSSH and OpenSSL that ship with the Ubuntu base version can be several releases out of date. How can I install updated versions?
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The Microsoft Suite is supported? or onedrive?

I have mandatory needs with onedrive, so it is important that it is compatible, so the question is, if I can download office or even one drive as app and not only on the web? I'm tired of windows and ...
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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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How to enable uncurated apps in AppCenter 6.0 Odin stable

In Beta 2 there was a ton of software available from AppCenter. For example Inkscape or Gimp. However in stable only those few curated apps are showing. How can I enable AppCenter to show the rest?
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Can't install docker, just getting errors: https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu hera Release 404 not found

Every time I type sudo apt-get update, I am getting the following error https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu hera Release 404 Not Found [IP: 2600:9000:2153:a800:3:db06:4200:93a1 443] And last ...
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Problems to install .deb package [duplicate]

I'm having problems installing .deb packages. I tried to install vscode and chrome and failed. The error suggests to enter a .deb package, when installing with terminal need run sudo dpkg -i *.deb ...
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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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How to install Omega T (Cat Tools) and JRE on Loki

I need precise tutorial about installing Omega T (Cat Tools for translation) on Loki. In this case, Omega T need JRE and I have not installed the JRE yet. Is anybody here can help me? Thank you
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Using the SIdeload app to install *.flatpakref files stuck at Preparing screen during installation

When using Sideload app to install any *.flatpakref file which is download from the Flathub site(clicking on Install), the installation is stuck at the preparing screen. ( this issue is specifically ...
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Can't Install Cyberghost VPN

OS: Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera (Ubuntu 18.04.04 LTS) I Downloaded the VPN Package for Ubuntu 18.04 and received an Error: CyberGhost Installer ... No LSB modules are available. No LSB modules are ...
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installed program that did not run

R studio was working perfectly, but I had to format the computer. I reinstalled Elementary OS and Rstudio again, the icon appears, but the program does not run. what to do?
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Can I install ElementaryOS the same way as ubuntu?

So I recently downloaded ubuntu with a specific tutorial because I use legacy mode to boot up windows and linux, but I haven't found any tutorials to download ElementaryOS with legacy/bios mode, so ...
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Linux: How to Completely Remove ALL Traces of a Program? [closed]

Is there a way to completely remove ALL traces of a program in Linux? I've researched a lot on this, and I've seen people talk about apt-get remove packagename, apt-get purge packagename, apt-get ...
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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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How to Enable WiFi on HP 245 G7 Notebook PC

I installed Elementary OS 5.1 on my HP 245 G7 Commercial Laptop (ATHLON-3050U Laptop but the wifi is disabled , i cant switch it on . USB Teethering woks .. what to do ? how to install drivers for ...
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Support for ARM processors and Raspberry Pi?

A while ago I found a site that stated that elementary OS supports ARM processors, however I have not been able to confirm this. The OS is a very nice experience and would go well on my Samsung Tab S ...
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Trouble running Applmage

I’m new to elementary OS. I downloaded Kdenlive and some other AppImage program like Balena Etcher, but elementary OS says that it does not support this type of file. Is there any way to run it?
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Installation Book Crossing core depuis git

Translated from original Hello, I would like to install Book Crossing Core on Elementary OS running as a VirtualBox VM, but I'm not sure how to install it. The instructions can be found here: https://...
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I am unable to update or install software in the AppCenter

I've been using Loki for about 3 weeks. Installing software and updates was working fine. I booted into Loki today and got a notification that I had 4 updates available. The red flag also appeared on ...

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