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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Where's Footnote in Loki?

In Freya I used Footnote all the time and I thought it would come installed by default in Loki but instead I can't even figure out how to install it.
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How do I fix this error when trying to install packages?

I can't install packages because of an unknown error. $ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install gimp Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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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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Install Google Chrome on Loki [duplicate]

I am the user of Elementary OS Luna, and was quiet satisfied with it. Yesterday I heard of Loki and wanted to give it a try. and it's cool. But I found some weird issue of library missing while ...
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How can I install gazette in elementary OS 0.4 Loki?

I can't install gazette the weather widget. I tried this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gotwig/weekly sudo apt update sudo apt install gazette The first and second commands worked but the third ...
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How to create an app menu item to run TeamSpeak3 installed app

I followed a tutorial from this forum to get TeamSpeak3 installed. Great! Then , to launch it from the menu, it instructed me to create a teamspeak.desktop file in the /usr/share/applications/ folder. ...
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Opera doesn't open in guest account

I can run Opera in my user account but It doesn't work in the guest account. I first downloaded the .deb package from: http://www.opera.com/es/computer/linux: Installed with apt: sudo apt install ...
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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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How do I install Touchegg in elementary OS?

I'm trying to get touchegg working in elementary OS Loki but I'm not able to install all the dependencies for touchpad( synaptics ). I'm using Zenbook UX305. Can some please guide me though the ...
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Missing dependency for Musique 1.4 (libtag1c2a)

I want to install the latest version of this program. The appstore version is an older version, 1.1. I have tried installing using gdebi but it has the following error: E: musique: missing-dependency-...
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KeePass Installation

I'm fairly new to elementary OS and Linux in general - love it so far. I just installed Loki and I am reinstalling the apps I had on Freya. What's the proper way to install KeePass. I had it installed ...
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Trillian instant messenenger won't install on the new elementary! [duplicate]

I've used Elementary OS Freya for years now, And me and my whole family used an instant messenger called Trillian, And now switching to Loki it won't install. to that I say WTF, why can't we install ...
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Loki - App center empty [duplicate]

I've installed lok 0.4 today and the app center is empty except for installed applications. This is a known bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/appcenter/+bug/1615270 However, the suggested workaround ...
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Loki - Where is the update manager?

I just installed loki 0.4 and was surprised to find the update manager missing. No more easy way to select package sources, drivers etc. Is that a bug or a design choice??
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Issues installing Nuvola from Terminal or Package-Manager

I'm trying desperately to install Nuvola Player 3 (package: nuvolaplayer3). When trying to install from terminal I get: E: Failed to fetch https://tiliado.eu/nuvolaplayer/repository/deb/pool/devel/n/...
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I downloaded yesterday some updates from software center as usual and both wifi and ethernet do not work anymore

Hi everyone. I have a macbook from 2009, I downloaded and installed updates from the Software Center as usual yesterday night and after the reboot both wifi and ethernet did not work. The network ...
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How change the default installation path?

Or how to install programs on multiple disks?
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How to install programms on the multiple partitions?

I'm using Elementary on notebook with 1TB HDD and 16GB SSD. I've installed Elementary on SSD and cut HDD into two partitions: one with windows in NTFS and other in ext4 as additional space for ...
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Trying to Install and run ipfs on elementary os

I have tried to install ipfs using their instructions. Yet I don't seem to be able to get it to work. Could anyone help me with this, Thanks, Sampath :):)
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I want to export my music library from Noise

I'm getting a new computer that I'm planning on putting elementary on. I would like to export my Music (Noise) library to the new computer and keep it organized just as it is. Here's the issue: I ...
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Update Manager doesn't work + Sotware Center crashes [closed]

Yesterday when updating my OS, the Update manager freezed and wasn't responding. I waited but finally force the exit and shut it down. Now it shows up a message saying something like: "Updates cannot ...
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Install packages on elementary OS with downgrade

I've been grappling with installing some Ubuntu packages with apt-get so I thought I'd post an example for anyone else struggling with Elementary OS. Here libssl or openssl won't install and these are ...
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How to install PeaZip

Does anyone know how to install PeaZip on elementaryOS? I get the following error when I try to install the .deb file: "The package is of bad quality"
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Xmind 7.5 / 7.0 crash on startup

I'm running Elementary OS Freya. Since last version 7.0, Xmind crash on startup. It shows the Splash Page, open the main program, the computer to be sluggish and after some seconds (~15-30 sec). It ...
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Couldn't open OS terminal!

At first, I installed fish shell and used it for some time. but just now I wanted to uninstall fish shell , then I run sudo apt-get purge fish and logged out. However, when I logined again. I opened ...
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Using Redshift on Elementary OS

I installed Redshift 1.11 on Elementary OS Freya but I noticed that the methods list only mentioned the dummy method (which just displays the target gamma in the terminal). $ redshift -m list ...
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Install Gnome-Pomodoro

Anyway to install gnome-pomodoro on ElementaryOS. I really like their feature. I found this: Is there a countdown timer application for elementary OS? but this does not really have the feature I like.
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Is it possible install Photoshop on elementary OS?

I've installed elementary OS on my pc and I need of PhotoShop (I like create layout site with PhotoShop). Can I install PhotoShop on elementary OS without virtual box?
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Can't install mysql workbench, dependency is not satisfiable

I'm not sure what might be the issue, I have a cleaned installation of Freya and I'm not able to install workbench. I also have freya installed on my desktop at work and workbench is installed, but I ...
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How do I install the Vivaldi web browser from its software repository?

How can I install the Vivaldi web browser from its repository so it can be updated with apt-get commands?
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How do I install current versions of OpenSSH and LibreSSL?

The versions of OpenSSH and OpenSSL that ship with Ubuntu trusty are several releases out of date. How can I install updated versions?
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Git instalattion, unmet or you have held broken packages [closed]

Loki Beta running smoothly. Unable to install Git- Tried with numerous methods no Luck. I receive The following packages have unmet dependencies: git : Depends: liberror-perl but it is not ...
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Stuck on the splash screen when trying to install elementary

English (Ingles): I am trying to install Elementary OS, but it is always stuck at first, when I boot the USB (at the elementary logo). And checked the ISO and tried it several times and nothing, as ...
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How can I install this widget on elementary?

(source: blogspot.com) I want to install a system monitor which looks something like the one in the image.
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How can I build eRadio from source?

Since the dreamdev repository went away several months ago the application must be built from source. How can users do this?
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Trouble installing Popcorn-time.to

I'm trying to install popcorn-time.to through their website. After extracting it I tried to run ./Popcorn-Time but it gave me an error about missing libudev.so.0 I then proceeded to follow this ...
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Can't install gtk+

Ok, so I just downloading Elementary OS, and I love it! However, I can't seem to install Gtk+ 3.0: ryan@DevPC-LX /media/ryan/stuff/howl/src master $ sudo apt-get install libgtk-3-dev Reading package ...
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Unable to run executable files

I downloaded Foxit Reader (a PDF reader) and Popcorn time. To install them, running an executable file is needed, but even if I give them the permission to be executed by everyone (Not just the root ...
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Installing Ruby On Rails on Elementary OS Shows build failed errors

I am trying to install Ruby On Rails on my Elementary OS installed machine. But after giving this line of code rbenv install 2.3.0. The Following errors comes into my terminal. Downloading ruby-2.3....
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How to install ruby on rails on elementary OS?

Is their any one who can help me to install ROR on elementary OS? I am new on elementary OS. I want to install ruby on rails on my elementary OS. can anyone please tell me how can i install ruby on ...
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Problem with LibreOffice Installation

I'm installing LibreOffice on my elementary OS, i have tried with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and finally sudo apt-get install ...
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Cannot launch Viber on elementary OS freya

After removing Viber version 5 from software center, and with sudo dpkg --purge viber sudo apt-get remove viber I downloaded the version 6 viber .deb file from Viber's website, opened it and ...
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How to show the support status of packages in freya?

I've recently read this article (http://www.heise.de/open/meldung/Ubuntu-LTS-Lauter-Sicherheitsluecken-trotz-Langzeitpflege-3181830.html - sorry, it's in German) about Canonical's LTS policies and how ...
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How to implement FRESH update in Freya

I wish to customize the Elementary OS and deploy it to end user for use, following are two required requirements. all end-users' elementary OS version must match the version of original OS which is ...
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How do I remove elementary OS and put Windows back on? [closed]

I don't want elementary OS on my computer anymore and just want Windows on it. How do I remove elementary OS and wipe the hard drive to put Windows back on via a USB?
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uninstall application

I newbie and have some problem here. I run elementary os freya. I installing an application through terminal. but, when installing i get some problem. So i'm close the terminal and reinstalling the ...
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Which Installler does elementary OS use?

Ubuntu uses Ubiquity installer to install the OS to a system. Since elementary OS is an ubuntu derivative, which installer does elementary OS uses? The installer that elementary OS uses is stripped ...
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I've deleted a file I need in the /lib directory. I am struggling to recover that file

I deleted a file - /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libssl.so.10 under the false impression that I would be able to easily download a new copy of that file. The file is needed (I believe) for me to be ...
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Why can't I install Steam?

Whenever I try to install steam on the Terminal, it replies: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/...
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Installation on a Surface Pro 3

Is there a distribution of elementary OS that I can use for installation on a Surface Pro 3 with full support for touchpad and Wi-Fi?