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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Anyone ever try installing iriun.com cell phone webcam package and get it to work?

I wanted to try an IP webcam with an OLD cell phone and came across iriun. It installs but does not work for me. I know it advertises as an ubuntu 18.04 package but I was hoping elementary OS (latest/...
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Installing WINE on Hera

I know that many people asked this question. But I can't simply install WINE on my laptop here is one of many guides I followed: LINK basically I'm getting errors after typing the following command: ...
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How to install an app named Albert?

I heard about this app today known as Albert which is an alternative to Spotlight for Linux. I watched a video on YouTube to see how to install the app but when I tried installing the app it said "can'...
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Elementary OS won’t install correctly

So when I plug in my usb drive it will open the setup for elementary OS and everything seems fine but once my laptop tries to reboot it won’t show the screen with the message unplug usb device it only ...
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Failed to Install ROCm

I followed the guide to install ROCm here After the command /opt/rocm/bin/rocminfo I got this : ROCk module is loaded Failed to get user name to check for video group membership hsa api call failure ...
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How to reinstall “System Settings” app on Elementary OS - 5.1?

I removed "System Settings" app from elementary, and I tried to reinstall with the appcenter but it didn't download :( Please help me.
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Touch Screen Problem

my touch screen is not working at all on elementary OS and I also want to know how to install software like gnu cash
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What does this prompt want ? help a newbie

This is stymying. It's a fairly common dialog that I've just not seen the answer. The answer has to be there as I'm the only one asking ... I start with APPER and choose to export an install script, ...
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No Admin controls for file manager - refuses admin control for others

I'm wanting my money back. This Elementary OS refuses any sort of admin controls to copy files for theming. I've used other file managers as well. Can't install gksu/gksudo, can't edit with gedit. The ...
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Add bluetooth capability after initial install

1) how do i add bluetooth capability after installation ? 2) how can i reinstall without duplicating each step ? I want something that can read the install and create a script that will add each ...
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CPU X: I can't install it. Problem with tar.gz files

I have a problem with CPU X, I'm trying to install it but I'm not successful. The matter is about "tar.gz" files. I converted the file into a ".deb" and installed it with GDebi. After that I can't ...
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How to avoid aborts without reinstallation

I have read and tried all the answers. There may be one out there, besides just reinstall it, i've not tried, so I'm asking here. The best article was one that explained each command in the context of ...
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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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Where does eOS store installation files?

I have been using eOS for almost a year now for my daily use and have been loving it. However, recently when running a routine apt upgrade, I noticed I'm running out of disk space. After looking ...
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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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How to install app into `~/.config/autostart`?

I am developing an app that should check once on every login if any work is to do. Is ~/.config/autostart the right place for that or should I create a service/deamon? How can add installation to ...
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Almost nothing works in elementary

I cant install anything from the appcenter and terminal i just get the error. "read error in '/var/lib/dpkg/triggers/File" does anyone know how to fix this
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How to install Brave browser on Elementary OS?

I just installed Elementary OS. I'm switching from Windows 10, I don't know anything about Linux, I'm not a technical person. I want to install Brave browser, I checked Brave guidelines, but I don't ...
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Is there a way to install insync on elementary OS?

There doesn't seem to be an installer offered on the website and I couldn't find any terminal instructions either.
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How to install CAC card reader, I am running the latest version of Elementary OS

Trying to install a CAC card reader without any luck. I have tried a couple of install guides for mint, but nothing has worked yet. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Cant install 7zip on elementary OS 5.1 Hera

I have followed this tutorial from snapcraft.io I did the following commands: sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd everything works. but then I did this: sudo snap install p7zip-desktop and I ...
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installing Docker community edition fails with missing docker-ce package

I'm using Hera and would like to install Docker. I followed the install instructions https://docs.docker.com/install/linux/docker-ce/ubuntu/ starting at Install using the repository. I'm getting ...
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while installing screenlet I encountered an error

E: The repository 'https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu xenial InRelease' is not signed. N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default. N: See apt-...
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Need help to open. deb file

I'm new to Linux btw. I accidentally set it so if I open .deb file, it will take me to Terminal, I've installed Gdebi, how do I fix it?
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Need Information

I am a designer i work on graphics, animation, ui/ux designs, web design and video editing, i have to use Adobe family (Photoshop. illustrator, premier pro, after effects and more other adobe software)...
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Installing pCloud drive

I'm somewhat new to linux, and I was hoping someone would be able to help. I would like to install pCloud drive, and I followed the instructions on the site here. However this doesn't seem to work, ...
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I cannot get LibreOffice Impress to start

Today I installed LibreOffice Impress from the AppCentre but the app will not start. The app icon appears in the Dock for 10s and then disappears. I have added the System Log below. My system is up to ...
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Can't install juno on hp envy

I'm trying to install on hp envy with amd10 and radeon r6 but can't get it to install or to boot from usb and I couldn't find any answer to fix this. After acpi=off on boot I get the elementary logo ...
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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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How to install google docs in juno?

How to install google docs in my elementary OS juno? Any one please help to do this.
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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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'Doesn't have a release file' message upon Tweaks installation

Have installed elementary Juno on a new build. Trying to install Tweaks, below message pops up every time I open app center. Dont necessarily want tweaks now, just want to remove the following. E: ...
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Flameshot Screenshot App

I'm using 5.0 Juno Linux 4.15.0-64-generic GTK 3.22.30 I'm installing Flameshot-Screenshot App from this web https://flameshot.js.org/#/getting-start]1 I like this application because it's very ...
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Can not install elementary OS alongside Windows

I used rufus to burn a usb to make it into a bootable usb for elementary OS 5.0 Juno with which I was hoping to be able to dual boot elementary OS 5.0 Juno with my already existing windows 10. However,...
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GCC & G++ NOT INSTALLING

After running barefaced@barefaced-HP-Laptop-15-bw0xx:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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Determine Missing Files

I am very new to Linux. My question is this : I have installed CodeBlocks IDE from the AppCenter, and tried to compile a simple "Hello World" program to no avail. After researching and looking at ...
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Cannot find glib-compile-schemas but it's installed

probably a noob question (only recently moved away from Windows and started using Linux), but I have spent the last hour trying to figure it out without success. I am installing an ews plugin for ...
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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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Install OpenSnitch in Juno?

Has anyone managed to install OpenSnitch in Juno ? I tried the install it using the procedure from the README.md, but the "make" command fails with the following error : Command "python setup.py ...
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Installation never completes in AppCenter

Recently, I am using Elementary OS and i like it. I am a Mac user but i also use Windows for gaming, so UI + functionality wise it is perfect for me. I found one issue, i was trying to install Steam, ...
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Installer Stops after copying files - elementary Os Juno

I'm trying to install Elementary OS Juno in my HP laptop and the installer works fine until the files copying, when the installer is almost finsihed it stops and nothing happens, the bar is full, the ...
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Conky and conky-manager on Juno?

Last year, I had successfully installed conky and conky-manager in Freya. Now I have migrated to Juno. I am very happy with this new version. But I would like to install also conky and conky-manager. ...
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Firefox doesn't update (since the plugin issue of may 3rd)

Mozilla apparently screw up big time last week with a certificate which deactivated every plugins I had installed. The newest update from May 5th fix this issue from what I've read on their website ...
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Has anyone installed Nordvpn in elementary OS 5, if so how?

When I installed Nordvpn on my windows PC it installed easily. In elementary I downloaded the package and tried to install from the terminal after Gdebi failed to install it. In terminal it got as ...
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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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Install Wine on elementary OS Juno

I'm trying to install Wine stable. I used the following code: sudo apt install wine and it say: The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine-stable : Depends: wine-stable-amd64 (= 4.0~...
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Error durin installation of a program

During the installation of a software (Abaqus) the following error appears: An error occurred while executing the action. Technical details: Creating child process failed. Log ID is 0001 /home/luca/...
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how to make apps to be installed on my other hard drive?

i installed E-OS on a drive with 128gb... and i want to leave this drive for the os only, and install apps(like steam-telegram etc) on the other drive 1 TB, i am coming from windows where as u know u ...
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Angular Installation

I'm trying to install npm and angular but when I do I get this error, any help is really appreciated because I need this for a job I start on thursday. rr:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/tigerite/kernel/...

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