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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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Problems Installing DraftSight in Elementary OS Loki 0.4

DraftSight is an AutoCAD look-alike that has worked well for me in both Windows and MAC OS. I am trying to switch over to Linux and tried to install it on my Loki 0.4 machine. I found some advice on ...
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Cannot install .deb, applications and third party softwares

so i installed on a freshly new ultrabook Asus Zenbook UX32A Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki, and tried to install Google Chrome. Downloaded from offical site, install did nothing. Tried it via terminal ...
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Cannot install any app

I am a new Elementary OS User, and I have a problem. I could install apps before, but since I tried to install Spotify following this tutorial, I am getting an error message each time I try to ...
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Unable to install any softwares

I just installed elementary on my HP Pavilion, dual boot with the pre-installed Windows 10. I can't install anything, using either the app center or apt-get. Here's what is happening when I try to ...
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Use the new version of Webstorm

I was using Webstorm 2016.1 version. Today I download Webstorm 2017.1 version from the offical website. After downloading I extract the tar.gz. And in terminal, I go to the extracted folder/bin and ...
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Steam installed but doesn't launch

So I have steam installed via a .deb package using Gdebi. The steam icon is available and asked for my password when I run it but then nothing happens. This is what happens if i type steam in ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How can I build eRadio from source?

Since the dreamdev repository went away several months ago the application must be built from source. How can users do this?
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Problem with LibreOffice Installation

I'm installing LibreOffice on my elementary OS, i have tried with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade and finally sudo apt-get install ...
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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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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 get Dymo 4xl printer to actually print its showing but doesnt print

elementary OS shows correct Dymo 4xl printer is installed in settings and have installed cups but it does not print this printer used to work in latest ubuntu LTS i have tried to print from browsers ...
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First Post Intro & Migration Question

I just joined the elementaryOS forum as I am strongly considering replacing my server OS with elementary. I have a Dell r710 (2xXeon CPU, 64GB, 4TB HDD) currently running LXLE but I need to rebuild ...
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Unable to install mongodb community server on elementary OS 5.1 Hera

After installing elementary OS, I went through the installation procedure for mongodb community server on https://docs.mongodb.com/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/, but when I am trying to ...
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How can I upgrade VMware view client from version 4.10 on Elementary 5.7 without losing video and crashing the client?

When trying to upgrade the VMware Horizon client past version 4.10 the remote screen does not display and it crashes the client. I suspect this may have something to do with Pantheon but I am not ...
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How can I reinstall eOS 5.1.7?

how can I reinstall eOS 5.1.7? Now I have this OS, but due to some reasons I can't install any application. Therefore I want to reinstall eOS. sudo apt install --reinstall elementary-desktop DOES NOT ...
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How to open links from Slack in existing Firefox window

I am using Slack from snaps and Firefox from AppCenter (non-curated). I made Firefox my default browser. When I click a link in Slack it opens in Firefox but there are three problems. It doesn't open ...
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Failure to install

Trying to install EOS Hera 5.1 on an external 256GB thumb drive connected to a Mac Mini7,1 (late 2014) with a 1TB internal HD. Etcher simply will not install anything on either the 256 GB thumb drive ...
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Internet freezes

I can surf the web just fine, but as soon as there are videos on a site, the mouse freezes and I have to shut down to move forward. Do I need to install nvidia 340, 390, and/or nvidia Driver 418-...
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How do I get another copy of elementaryos.iso?

I paid for, and downloaded, a copy of the elementary image file, but during the process of creating a bootable USB, I discovered that I needed to be root user and that the .iso had to be in the root ...
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Window tiling like gTile for elementary OS 5.1.7?

Having a lot of windows open when working on something is increasingly cumbersome in elementary OS (5.1.7). Is there a way to have autotiling like in Pop_OS ? I've read around and gTile seems like a ...
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Anki won't start. When clicked on the icon it starts to show up on the dock but after a while it disappears and nothing happens

The installation was done from command line sudo apt get-install anki and when tried to run through command line by just typing anki, it showed the following Qt warning: QApplication: invalid style ...
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Trouble installing Insync

I'm having some trouble installing Insync. I've downloaded the file from their website and install via Eddy. However, I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: insync: ...
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Select muliple files does not function

I recently downloaded and installed elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera and am very happy with it except for some issues I am having with the shift+ select multiple files in various areas when it comes to ...
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Can't boot into elementary OS, how can I fix this or do I need to reinstall it?

Quick info that could be helpful: OS Version: elementary OS 5.0 Juno (i don't know why it didn't update) Okay, so I was trying to extend my 19GB ext4 partition because that was where all my user data ...
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“Failed To Fetch Updates” & error in installing new apps

First of all I'm a newbie in Linux. I installed Elementary OS successfully the other day and installed a few apps as well, but yesterday I started to get this "Failed To Fetch Updates" ...
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Anyone ever try installing iriun.com cell phone webcam package and get it to work?

I wanted to try an IP webcam with an OLD cell phone and came across iriun. It installs but does not work for me. I know it advertises as an ubuntu 18.04 package but I was hoping elementary OS (latest/...
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Elementary OS won’t install correctly

So when I plug in my usb drive it will open the setup for elementary OS and everything seems fine but once my laptop tries to reboot it won’t show the screen with the message unplug usb device it only ...
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Failed to Install ROCm

I followed the guide to install ROCm here After the command /opt/rocm/bin/rocminfo I got this : ROCk module is loaded Failed to get user name to check for video group membership hsa api call failure ...
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How to reinstall “System Settings” app on Elementary OS - 5.1?

I removed "System Settings" app from elementary, and I tried to reinstall with the appcenter but it didn't download :( Please help me.
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Touch Screen Problem

my touch screen is not working at all on elementary OS and I also want to know how to install software like gnu cash
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Install Antivirus protection Software (bitdefender) on elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera

I tried to install Bitdefender Antivirus protection on the last Elementary version 5.1.2. but it did not work with the command line. (I want to use bitdefender, because I use it for my W10 and Mac ...
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Cant install 7zip on elementary OS 5.1 Hera

I have followed this tutorial from snapcraft.io I did the following commands: sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd everything works. but then I did this: sudo snap install p7zip-desktop and I ...
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GCC & G++ NOT INSTALLING

After running barefaced@barefaced-HP-Laptop-15-bw0xx:~$ sudo apt-get install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some ...
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I cant install zip (.tar) files using desktop from other Linux Ubuntu downloads

My problem is the following Who knows how? I'm not talking about the Elemementary App Store downloads. I mean programs from other official sites like for Epson printer drivers and scanners, where ...
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Installation never completes in AppCenter

Recently, I am using Elementary OS and i like it. I am a Mac user but i also use Windows for gaming, so UI + functionality wise it is perfect for me. I found one issue, i was trying to install Steam, ...
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Firefox doesn't update (since the plugin issue of may 3rd)

Mozilla apparently screw up big time last week with a certificate which deactivated every plugins I had installed. The newest update from May 5th fix this issue from what I've read on their website ...
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ST-Link Tool in elementary OS

I'm trying to install a tool (ST-Link) to write programs to a STM32 micro controller. Could you give me a hint how to do it?
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Help install software and using wine

I built a pc and I want to install Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise on Ubuntu 18.04.1, I search and tried to tweak the files but it did not work and also I don't know how to use wine as the ...
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this error comes when i install qbitorrent and vlc

sudo apt-get install vlc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following ...
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How to install anaconda in Eos? Explain please

How to install anaconda in elementary Os please explain step by step process