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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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?
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How to install Midori Granite

I have removed Midori Granite with the following command: sudo apt-get purge midori-granite but now I want to re-install it for Elementary OS Freya. Midori available in Ubuntu Store is different. I ...
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Compiling AppCenter on Ubuntu 16.04 fails at “AlertView”

I'm trying to compile the appcenter package from launchpad, I've downloaded it by the bzr command, then I installed the required dependencies and ran the cmake command but when I try to compile it ...
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Install Epson printer

How can I install my Epson xp 322 printer? The regular way doesn't work. After the pop up "lookng for a driver" nothing happens. Stefan, Norway
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Install, configure and use Wordpress in elementary OS

Can I install, configure and use wordpress to build a website on elementary OS? Please let me know. Thanks.
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Python Header missing, cannot compile cryptography

Trying to install Airplay! https://github.com/espes/Slave-in-the-Magic-Mirror Set up virtualenv using http://www.dabapps.com/blog/introduction-to-pip-and-virtualenv-python/ Installed python-dev: ...
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I am unable to to install any new software

I want to install new software but whenever I open up the software center I get an error saying something needs to be repaired and that I can't install anything until it gets fixed.It gives me a ...
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Installing phpstorm / webstorm as Application

Is it possible somehow to install phpstorm and webstorm and having them in the application list?
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Latest MongoDB installation

Anyway tried to install the latest mongodb installation using the ubuntu tutorial? I tried it before but can't seem to replicate it. I'm getting this error when doing sudo apt-get update W: GPG ...
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Trouble installing Virtualbox on Freya with kernel 4.4.0

I am having some problems installing Virtualbox on my Elementary Freya. Due to some hardware, I needed to install Linux Kernel 4.4. However, I can't seem to install Virtualbox properly. (I was using ...
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Skype - can't install it on Freya

I am using elementary OS Freya. I was unable to install Skype. I've formatted my laptop and installed Freya (twice), same thing. Can't install Skype, same error: luffy@luffy-Satellite-C850-B797:~$ ...
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Software Center can't install Opera, Internal error!

I am using elementary OS freya 0.3.2 lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: elementary OS Description: elementary OS Freya Release: 0.3.2 Codename: freya I have ...
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Can't install flash

I can't install flash. I used the script from the website but get the follwing error message. How do I do this? Installing Flash for Midori Press Enter to continue, or abort by pressing CTRL+C --2015-...
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How to install ccleaner in elementary OS [duplicate]

In Windows , I used to use CCleaner. How to install ccleaner in elementary OS? I am new to linux so I don't want to use terminal methods(CLI) to clean the system. I would prefer GUI tool/method.
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How to install Vala on elementary OS

I am learning vala. I need to setup vala environment on my elementary OS. How to install Vala on elementary OS?
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How to install Atlassian SourceTree in Freya?

I need to use Atlassian SourceTree on my Freya. I am using it for Github and Bitbucket git management. I am not sure its available in .deb versions. So I don't know, how to install it. Can I ...
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Teamviewer installation failed

I have download teamviewer.deb and click on it . It opened in Ubuntu Software center. And it shows the error cant install libc6:i386 so i found this below command and i tried it on terminal. sudo ...
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Unable to install skype on elementary OS

I am using elementary os freya. I followed this post to install skype. ravan@ravan:~$ sudo apt-get install skype Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Cannot install playonlinux (nor Wine)

I just installed elementary OS. Cannot install playonlinux or wine. I prefer playonlinux. ~$ sudo apt-get install playonlinux [sudo] password for cipeos: Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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How can I install putty on freya?

I am a Windows user. And recently started using freya for learning. I need to install and configure putty for the SSH. I am not sure how to download and install it. Is there any command I have to ...
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How can I install Libre Office 5.0? [duplicate]

On my Mac, my Ubuntu and my Phone I have Libre Office. I know I can install from the repositories with sudo apt-get install libreoffice but that will install Libre Office 4 - and 5.0 has some great ...
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Adding a repo fails

After some latest update wget fails! I have tried to add PPAs from PlayOnLinux's list, and the place I am to enter the passwd it always returns lines shown on the image below. Has anybody got a ...
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Error in grub [ Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For [duplicate]

after installing Elementary OS , reboot my laptop ( To start running the operating system supposedly) and I get a black screen with this message: [ Minimal BASH -like line editing is supported. for ...
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How to install Ruby 2.2.3 on elementary OS (Freya)?

As far as I am concerned sudo apt-get install ruby-full only installs Ruby 1.9.3, which is an old stable release. How can I install the latest, stable Ruby release (v. 2.2.3) on elementary OS (Freya)?...
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Reinstallation of Freya

So I was a bit skeptical about elementary OS, but after 2 weeks I am converted. I came from Slackware back in the days, onto Ubuntu and now elementary OS. Thanks to the team. So in the two weeks I ...
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How to install elementary tweaks on Freya

Similar to the Ubuntu Tweak Tool, elementary OS has a Settings plugin that adds a number of new options. How to install elementary-tweaks on Freya.
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How do I install the latest version of Libre Office?

How can I install the latest version of Libre Office? If there is more than 1 way, please provide all of them.
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Errors when compiling Dolphin emulator (libx)

I am trying to compile the Dolphin emulator by following this guide But during the make install step, I get these errors: make[2]: ** [Source/Core/InputCommon/CMakeFiles/inputcommon.dir/Src/...
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iTunes 12 on elementary OS?

Is it it possible, to use iTunes 12.3 decently with wine or something like that on elementary OS? I really need that Progam for synchronizing my mobile iDevices.
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apt-get update stuck

Today I tried to install megasync icons from this https://github.com/cybre/megasync-elementary repository but process stuck on this line because my provider is blocking mega.nz site in my country. How ...
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Locked out of computer since install crashed

So foolishly I fully installed elementary OS over Ubuntu earlier from USB. The install crashed, and the dialogue box telling me this wouldn't close. I could only get rid of this by unplugging the ...
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MySQL Workbench

I'm using Freya for developing web apps in Ruby on Rails with MySQL and PostgreSQL. The problem is when I install the MySQL Workbench: when I try to perform a query the result is a blank grid. I'm ...
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Software Center Missing Icons

Installed Elementary Freya this week and noticed that many of my Software Center Icons are missing. Is this a known issue?