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

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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/...
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HPLIP Drive in elementary OS

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:...
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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 ...
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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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Uninstalling a “non-package-manager application”

I installed Jetbrains' Gogland and tried it out. In the end I decided against it and wanted to uninstall it. The thing is that I did not install it with apt-get, but I just downloaded a .tar.gz file ...
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Unable to install any softwares

I just installed elementary on my HP Pavilion, dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 10. I can't install anything, using either the app center or apt-get. Here's what is happening when I try to ...
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Custom elementary os iso for clients [closed]

So I want to find out if it is possible to install elementary with apps from the app center and customize the settings and create a installer and use this custom installer on clients computers to save ...
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App Center not displaying updates, installed apps or installing any new apps

So small issue here. After installing updates the App Center doesn't display any updates see screen-shot. If I run the command 'sudo apt upgrade' I get the following output: The following packages ...
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Unable to locate elementary-sdk

When a try: sudo apt install elementary-sdk it says Unable to locate package elementary-sdk It's a fresh install of loki. apt update give me a 404 error. Err:7 http://br.archive.ubuntu....
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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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AppCenter doesn't show updates or install anything [duplicate]

I have Loki installed on my laptop and desktop. Appcenter works fine on my laptop, but it doesn't on my desktop. It doesn't show any updates, that tab is empty. I can browse and search for software, ...
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Use the new version of Webstorm

I was using Webstorm 2016.1 version. Today I download Webstorm 2017.1 version from the offical website. After downloading I extract the tar.gz. And in terminal, I go to the extracted folder/bin and ...
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Can't install Teamviewer (version 11 or 12) because of dependencies, help

I need to have Teamviewer in my laptop but I can't install it because of too many dependencies. I didn't have that problem with Freya in my other laptop. Any solution for this? Thanks.
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Steam installed but doesn't launch

So I have steam installed via a .deb package using Gdebi. The steam icon is available and asked for my password when I run it but then nothing happens. This is what happens if i type steam in ...
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How to install Remmina RDP Plugin?

I changed my os from Ubuntu 16.10 to elementary OS and it's good but I have problems to use remmina on elementary. I try to connect to other servers using RDP but in the scrren appear the message that ...
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Cannot Install Shutter Elementary Os [duplicate]

pk@pk:~$ sudo apt-get install -f shutter Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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How to install GPaste?

GPaste is quite a sexy pasteboard manager: What's the preferred way to install this on Elementary? I've seen some old Ubuntu ppa's for it, but nothing up-to-date. Any solutions that have worked for ...
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Not able to install applications

This error keeps showing up E: mysql-common: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2 E: libmysqlclient20: 25.0000:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured