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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to theme Atom to fit in with elementary?

Is there a way to make Atom look more compliant with the elementary's design?
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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 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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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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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 bumblebee on Freya

I'm using Elementary OS Freya with UEFI mode. My laptop has two graphic cards (Intel 4400 and nVidia 860 GTX) and it is getting very hot after using about 30-60 minutes. I tried to install bumblebee ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I install the new version of HPLIP?

Trying to get my HP Officejet 5740 working with scanning. Everything I find is outdated or not working. When I try to run the hp-setup command, I get this below: error: HPLIP is not installed ...
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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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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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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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How do you install VirtualBox extensions and Guest Additions in elementary OS?

In Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Korora, all I had to do was to load the image into the CD drive and it recognized it and asked if I wanted to run it. Everything worked seamlessly. In elementary OS, when I ...
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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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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 ...