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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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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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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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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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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How can I reinstall eOS 5.1.7?

how can I reinstall eOS 5.1.7? Now I have this OS, but due to some reasons I can't install any application. Therefore I want to reinstall eOS. sudo apt install --reinstall elementary-desktop DOES NOT ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Back in time doesn't make new snapshots

I've installed Back in time and configured it, however it isn't work. backintime/<username>/ directory was created but it is empty. How to fix it? Config: gnome.last_path=<folder> gnome....
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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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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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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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How can I upgrade VMware view client from version 4.10 on Elementary 5.7 without losing video and crashing the client?

When trying to upgrade the VMware Horizon client past version 4.10 the remote screen does not display and it crashes the client. I suspect this may have something to do with Pantheon but I am not ...
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Failure to install

Trying to install EOS Hera 5.1 on an external 256GB thumb drive connected to a Mac Mini7,1 (late 2014) with a 1TB internal HD. Etcher simply will not install anything on either the 256 GB thumb drive ...
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Internet freezes

I can surf the web just fine, but as soon as there are videos on a site, the mouse freezes and I have to shut down to move forward. Do I need to install nvidia 340, 390, and/or nvidia Driver 418-...
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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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Window tiling like gTile for elementary OS 5.1.7?

Having a lot of windows open when working on something is increasingly cumbersome in elementary OS (5.1.7). Is there a way to have autotiling like in Pop_OS ? I've read around and gTile seems like a ...
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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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Trouble installing Insync

I'm having some trouble installing Insync. I've downloaded the file from their website and install via Eddy. However, I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: insync: ...
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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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Can't boot into elementary OS, how can I fix this or do I need to reinstall it?

Quick info that could be helpful: OS Version: elementary OS 5.0 Juno (i don't know why it didn't update) Okay, so I was trying to extend my 19GB ext4 partition because that was where all my user data ...
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“Failed To Fetch Updates” & error in installing new apps

First of all I'm a newbie in Linux. I installed Elementary OS successfully the other day and installed a few apps as well, but yesterday I started to get this "Failed To Fetch Updates" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...