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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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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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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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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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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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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LibreOffice Won't Open when installed by Appcenter

I seem unable to open/run LibreOffice (in the latest version of Elementary). I installed it via the AppCenter. If I click on it from the Applications menu, the icon appears in the dock briefly, but no ...
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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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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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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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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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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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how to connect with pia [duplicate]

i am using elementary os after installing pia from "https://helpdesk.privateinternetaccess.com/hc/en-us/articles/219438217-Installing-the-PIA-App-on-Linux" nether i am seeing any icon beside the clock ...
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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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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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VST on Elementary [closed]

I spent researching and trying this for about a whole day. I have some windows VST such as Softube, BIAS FX and Surfer EQ that I'd like to use with Reaper (running on WINE). There were some different ...
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gtk2 apps not working in elementary

I downloaded pdfshuffler and radiotray from the Software Center, but they won't open in elementary. When I open either of them in Terminal, I get the error discussed here: GTK-error while running a ...
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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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How to get my computer to turn off when the lid is closed

I am having a problem with shutting down the computer. I have looked in the settings, and nothing will give me the same options to mimic what apple would make your computer do after you closed it. I ...
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Trying to install rofi

I'm running into issues trying to install rofi. https://davedavenport.github.io/rofi/ Using the following command: sudo apt-get install rofi Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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How do I uninstall an app?

I found another thread about this and it was suggested that "go to the aplications menu (at the left of the top of your screen) and look for software center, from there you can install and uninstall a ...
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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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Problem software instalation 'Demeter'

I am a novice with Linux (I have elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya 64bit) and I can't solve a problem occurring during the installation of a software suite called 'Demeter' (X-ray spectroscopy data analysis). ...
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Native/universal app format or easier to install apps for elementary os, plus a few other quick questions [closed]

Hello :) Just a few quick questions/suggestions, sorry about any grammatical mistakes, my english isn't too good but I'm learning I love the elementary os, i'm a huge fan! Thank you for creating it ...
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ROS (Robot Operating System) for elementary OS Loki

Is there any way to install ROS on Elementary OS Loki? I found on the internet a tutorial step by step for Freya, but I only managed to have installable packages with dependency problems :/
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newby from Mac: how do I “install” a program I've downloaded

sorry that this question is "stupid" : ) So, I've installed elementary, figured out how to access the internet, downloaded two of my favorite programs (LibreOffice and Firefox), clicked on the ...
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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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Problem installing ppa webupd8team/java

I can't install Java in elementary. I tried to install it in my computer: $ sudo add/apt/repository ppa>webupd8team/java bash: webupd8team/java: No such file or directory What am I doing wrong?
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Back in time on Elementary OS

I did my backups with back in time before I moved to Elementary. Now I installed back in time and I do have to start the (root)-version - but it won´t start. How do I get the thing running? Thanks a ...
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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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Forgot to check “install third party software” when installing Loki

So i had to reinstall loki because my harddrive dies, but i forgot to check the 3d-party apps box but i really want the 3d-party apps. Is there any way for me to enable 3d-party apps after the ...
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Installing Elementary Sdk unable to locate package [closed]

I just recently wanted to install the elementary sdk with: sudo apt install elementary-sdk but it says Unable to locate package elementary-sdk I can't find another command to get the sdk because ...
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How to remove mail client from Elementary OS Loki 0.4

How I can remove the mail client from Elementary OS Loki 0.4 through command line? I don't need it but can't uninstall it in the Application Center as it freezes.
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How do I install Vuze?

I cannot figure out how to install Vuze (or Miro) on eOS. I am unable to add the repository... Can anyone help?
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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 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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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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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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Installation elementary OS 0.4

I am trying to install elementary 0.4 I already have 0.3.2. I went to the elementary web site, I contributed and asked for download but when I check if it has been downloaded its not there. What am I ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...