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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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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Installing WINE on Hera

I know that many people asked this question. But I can't simply install WINE on my laptop here is one of many guides I followed: LINK basically I'm getting errors after typing the following command: ...
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How to install Brave browser on Elementary OS?

I just installed Elementary OS. I'm switching from Windows 10, I don't know anything about Linux, I'm not a technical person. I want to install Brave browser, I checked Brave guidelines, but I don't ...
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Need help to open. deb file

I'm new to Linux btw. I accidentally set it so if I open .deb file, it will take me to Terminal, I've installed Gdebi, how do I fix it?
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Need Information

I am a designer i work on graphics, animation, ui/ux designs, web design and video editing, i have to use Adobe family (Photoshop. illustrator, premier pro, after effects and more other adobe software)...
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Installing pCloud drive

I'm somewhat new to linux, and I was hoping someone would be able to help. I would like to install pCloud drive, and I followed the instructions on the site here. However this doesn't seem to work, ...
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Install OpenSnitch in Juno?

Has anyone managed to install OpenSnitch in Juno ? I tried the install it using the procedure from the README.md, but the "make" command fails with the following error : Command "python setup.py ...
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Nextcloud installation

I'm new in this forum , I expect to install the software nextcloud into my computer. I read many many topic on this installation but never once works well at the end. Did you have some tuto where you ...
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Dual boot redirecting to windows 10 instead or OS choice

I had windows 10 in my lenovo V110 laptop, Legacy BIOS. Then I installed Loki alongside windows in another XFS drive. Now after installation, whenever I start my computer, windows 10 opens directly ...
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Is anyone a Node.js developer using elementary OS?

I am moving from Mac after 10 years and have chosen to go with Linux for both my desktop and laptop. I currently have Ubuntu 16.04 running and with a few visual tweaks I really like it. I have seen ...
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“Failed to fetch updates” in App Center while using Elementary OS Loki

Every time I use either the; Terminal and the sudo apt-get update command or just open the App Center,(auto updates every time its opened) i get a pop up saying Failed to Fetch Updates I cant seem to ...
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How can I prepare to install elementary OS before installing a new hard drive?

I am installing a new hard drive in my HP computer and would like to do a clean install of elementary OS—and not have Windows on there anymore. How can I make a DVD of elementary OS now, while my ...
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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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Custom elementary os iso for clients [closed]

So I want to find out if it is possible to install elementary with apps from the app center and customize the settings and create a installer and use this custom installer on clients computers to save ...
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Unable to locate elementary-sdk

When a try: sudo apt install elementary-sdk it says Unable to locate package elementary-sdk It's a fresh install of loki. apt update give me a 404 error. Err:7 http://br.archive.ubuntu....
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Not able to install applications

This error keeps showing up E: mysql-common: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2 E: libmysqlclient20: 25.0000:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I install the Vivaldi web browser from its software repository?

How can I install the Vivaldi web browser from its repository so it can be updated with apt-get commands?
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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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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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How to install ruby on rails on elementary OS?

Is their any one who can help me to install ROR on elementary OS? I am new on elementary OS. I want to install ruby on rails on my elementary OS. can anyone please tell me how can i install ruby on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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'Kickstart'-style automated installation for Elementary

I'm toying with using kickstart config files to do automated installations for both Fedora & Ubuntu, and using post-installation commands to run Ansible configs to produce fully provisioned ...
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Looking to install elementary os on WSL-2

So I have WSL-2 configured fully. Is there any way I can run elementary OS the same way Ubuntu runs on WSL? I don't want to use a VM nor the dual boot option so this looks like the only viable ...
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Can't detect scanner Brother DCP-195C

I can't detect my brother DCP-195C printer. When I do a sudo brsaneconfig3 -d the printer appears in the list. But scanimage -L doesn't detect it. Please help. I'm very tired. It's connected via USB ...
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Installing 'Lightzone' as a linux n00b

I'm hoping someone can help me. I'm trying out elementary os as a desktop os and have so far been impressed by how much of my home computing use is covered straightaway. installing a few extra apps ...
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No Admin controls for file manager - refuses admin control for others

I'm wanting my money back. This Elementary OS refuses any sort of admin controls to copy files for theming. I've used other file managers as well. Can't install gksu/gksudo, can't edit with gedit. The ...
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How to install dependencies?

I am new to elementary OS and want to install Akira UX. But I have no idea how to install the dependencies mentioned there. Can any of you guys have command to install the dependencies?
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Is it possible to extend the HDD with a USB Drive

I'm new to Elementary OS and Linux in general (other than my ASUS router and some use of a Raspberry pi), and I have a cheap Dell Inspiron 14 3473 laptop with a measly 32GB HDD. I successfully ...
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Can't install juno on hp envy

I'm trying to install on hp envy with amd10 and radeon r6 but can't get it to install or to boot from usb and I couldn't find any answer to fix this. After acpi=off on boot I get the elementary logo ...
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Using the SIdeload app to install *.flatpakref files stuck at Preparing screen during installation

When using Sideload app to install any *.flatpakref file which is download from the Flathub site(clicking on Install), the installation is stuck at the preparing screen. ( this issue is specifically ...
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Can't reinstall Calendar from App Center

I deleted the calendar by mistake. But I can't reinstall it from the App Center. The package id's '' are not valid' was introduced when an error occurred during installation.
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Angular Installation

I'm trying to install npm and angular but when I do I get this error, any help is really appreciated because I need this for a job I start on thursday. rr:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/tigerite/kernel/...
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Wine applications are not removed after uninstalling wine

How can I remove all these excel from "other applications"?. There are also lots of Word and PowerPoint things which doesn't work.Since I have removed Wine, but still doesn't go. Please help...I have ...
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Creative software

Considering moving to elementary and as a musician and photographer, I'm wondering if it supports standard music software like cubase or reason and photography software like Adobe Photoshop? If it ...
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How do I install RTL8723BE driver in Elementary OS (4.13.0-41)?

I've installed Elementary OS on HP 15-bw011dx (UEFI/GPT, Secure boot OFF). Ethernet works but the wireless nic does not appear in SYSTEM SETTINGS/NETWORK. In a terminal I entered the following ...
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Beginner help installing Sophos antivirus package on elementary os Loki

I've downloaded the free Sophos antivirus package for Linux (is this a good antivirus for eOS Loki?). However, I'm still a beginner and I don't know how to install it. I extracted the package in the ...
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Retroarch not showing after installing using Flatpak on Elementary OS

I'm very inexperienced with Linux, so I'll try to explain what I did: I allowed elementary OS to install flatpak by typing this: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common Then I installed ...