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Questions about installing software, either as binaries or from source code, as well as using the Software Center.

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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 does one install a Debian downloaded package?

Sorry for the newbie question, I am new to Linux, and have some queries. How do I go about installing a software (debian package) I have downloaded from a website? I have tried few things like a) ...
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How to install Adobe Digital Editions?

I've recently started using elementary os Freya (and not Loki because I have a 32-bit machine) and I am more than happy with it. However, I am a devoted user of Adobe Digital Editions, for books from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Waiting for package manager lock what does that mean?

I can't seem to add any applications. I receive a notice saying "Waiting for package manager lock". I like Elementary but I am stuck and unable to install any additional programs. Should I do a ...
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Trouble installing MatLab R2015A on elementary OS

I'm having trouble installing MatLab R2015A on elementary OS Loki. Can anyone help ?! Here's the log I got: (Nov 30, 2016 13:19:11) ##################################################################...
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Software in AppCenter aren't up to date

I'm relatively new with ElementaryOS (and with Linux in general). An University advisor suggest us to try different distro for a more reproducible approach with our researches. I'm trying ...
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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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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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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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Install RealVNC on elementary OS

I wanna install RealVNC on elementary OS! Unfortunately I can´t find it in the appcenter - how is it possible? Thanks a lot for your help!
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Install Birdfont on elementary OS

I installed Birdfont via the Appcenter on elementary OS! Installation works, but the program doesn´t start. On starting in the Terminal I get the following message: birdfont: error while loading ...
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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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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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Steam cannot be installed because of missing 32-bit libraries

Whenever I open Steam, it shows me this : Steam needs to install these additional packages: libgl1-mesa-dri:i386, libgl1-mesa-glx:i386, libc6:i386 However, after I press Return, it shows me this : ...
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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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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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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 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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I am unable to update or install software in the AppCenter

I've been using Loki for about 3 weeks. Installing software and updates was working fine. I booted into Loki today and got a notification that I had 4 updates available. The red flag also appeared on ...
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Install Google Chrome on Loki [duplicate]

I am the user of Elementary OS Luna, and was quiet satisfied with it. Yesterday I heard of Loki and wanted to give it a try. and it's cool. But I found some weird issue of library missing while ...
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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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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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Opera doesn't open in guest account

I can run Opera in my user account but It doesn't work in the guest account. I first downloaded the .deb package from: http://www.opera.com/es/computer/linux: Installed with apt: sudo apt install ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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How change the default installation path?

Or how to install programs on multiple disks?
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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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Trying to Install and run ipfs on elementary os

I have tried to install ipfs using their instructions. Yet I don't seem to be able to get it to work. Could anyone help me with this, Thanks, Sampath :):)
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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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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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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 ...