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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Installation on a Surface Pro 3

Is there a distribution of elementary OS that I can use for installation on a Surface Pro 3 with full support for touchpad and Wi-Fi?
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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 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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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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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 phpstorm / webstorm as Application

Is it possible somehow to install phpstorm and webstorm and having them in the application list?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 ...
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How to install elementary tweaks on Freya

Similar to the Ubuntu Tweak Tool, elementary OS has a Settings plugin that adds a number of new options. How to install elementary-tweaks on Freya.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Support for ARM processors and Raspberry Pi?

A while ago I found a site that stated that elementary OS supports ARM processors, however I have not been able to confirm this. The OS is a very nice experience and would go well on my Samsung Tab S ...
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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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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 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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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 ...