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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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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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?
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No PWM Sensors found

I am not able to get fan control working. It always says, that there are no PWM Fans even if there are. Anyone expiring something similar or got an idea how to fix it? Kind regards Ivan
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Unable to install HPLIP 3.15.7 because of dependencies

I've tried to install hplip-3.15.7.run which I downloaded from hplipopensource. When I run the file, I always get stuck on the missing required dependencies as below. It does not give specific ...
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OS stops before login screen

I tried to install a NVidia driver, now nothing works. I followed this guide: http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/08/install-nvidia-opengl-4-4-driver-325-05-03-in-ubuntu-linux-mint/ The ...
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“Not enough free disk space” dialog showed on Software Updater

Whenever I try to update the software using Software Updater, I get this dialog: which prevents me from getting the upgrade - and going through apt-get upgrade results in partially upgraded sotware. ...
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Cannot install VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64

I'd like to install VMware Player on Freya, but got the following error: sam@samlaptop:~/Downloads$ sudo ./VMware-Player-4.0.6-1035888.x86_64.bundle Extracting VMware Installer...done. Gtk-Message: ...
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How should I partition my drives?

I have a new PC. It has an SSD with just 128GB of space, and an internal HDD with 1TB space. I am about to install elementary OS as my primary OS and so I am wondering how I should partition the ...
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How to run SelekTOR on Elementary OS?

I am trying to install and run SelekTOR according to this article. Installation is fine, but when I am trying to run it, nothing happens. Here is console output: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "...
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Cannot install OpenJDK 8

I am trying to install OpenJDK 8 in Freya but I can't find in any repository. If I try sudo apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk I get Unable to locate package And when I try to search it via sudo ...
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How to install Microsoft font on Freya?

Is there any way to install microsoft fonts (Arial,Times New Roman...) using apt-get on Freya?
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How to install Sublime Text 3 on elementary OS?

Is there an easy way to install Sublime Text 3 using apt-get on elementary OS?
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Stable 'use and forget' elementary OS install: how?

What can I do to just keep my elementary OS Freya running smoothly and not freeze, not break (requiring new install and losing data and installed software)? It has been frustrating to say the least, ...
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How to support iTunes on Luna?

I have installed Luna alongside on my macBook. Now i want to play my iTunes music, but it seems that Luna can't support it. Is there any codec package to support apple iTunes music files?
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How can I Install phpMyAdmin on a Nginx?

I have installed Nginx on Freya, But i don't know how to install phpMyAdmin on a LEMP server. Is there any easy way to do this?
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How install ADB and Fastboot on elementary os?

Is android-tools package available in elementary? If true how can I install it?
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I am unable to download elementary OS [closed]

When I go to elementary.io and try to download the iso file the screen goes darker and nothing happens. I have tried multiple computers and browsers. EDIT: I am currently using Google Chrome ver. ...
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Is there a way to theme LibreOffice to match the elementary design guidelines?

I think I read somewhere that some adjustment was possible, making LibreOffice fit in reasonably well with the rest of the system, but I can't find it anymore.
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Cannot install wine and playonlinux

sudo apt-get install wine Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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Where can I find applications created specifically for elementary OS?

Is there a place where you can see third party applications created specifically for elementary OS?
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How can I install and run Minecraft?

I want to play Minecraft on my laptop. How do I install it? I've downloaded the file from the Minecraft website, but nothing happens when I double click it.
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How to install kernel 4.0 on Freya?

I'm using elementary Freya. Is there any way to upgrade the Linux kernel to 4.0? And by upgrading kernel can we download and install packages from elementary ppa ?
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How do I install a LAMP stack?

A LAMP stack consist of Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. What is the best way to install this stack for local development?

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