The process of installing software, hardware, or peripherals on a personal computer.

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Install GCC 5.1 on Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian

I would like to install GCC 5.1 (newest version - although 5.0 would be fine too) on my Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (Debian jessie) installed. Sadly there is no debian package for GCC 5.1. I've tried ...
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Test whether PHP is correctly installed on my Mac

I use Homebrew to installed the php 5.6, I followed the guide from Homebrew to enable Apache and PHP (such as uncommenting the httpd.conf file), then I can successfully access to http://localhost/ and ...
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Installing an application on Windows 7 using Windows recommended settings

I’m trying to install an application on a Windows 7 computer (I right click the setup.exe and chooses run as administrator). However the installtion fails because it can not access a file in ...
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Can't launch LibreOffice 4.4 on Linux Mint 17

Uninstalled LibreOffice 4.2, downloaded the 64-bit LibreOffice 4.4 tar files and extracted them all into a folder on the 64-bit Cinnamon Mint 17 desktop, then installed, as per the README, from a ...
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“Pkgmgr is deprecated” error while installing Windows Media Player

While installing WMP or Sony PC Companion, the installation gives the same error that is: Note: The PkgMgr.exe has been deprecated. Please update your scripts to use dism.exe to extract, install, ...
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PXE booting standard images?

I see lots of guides showing very detailed steps on booting into various OS's, but none of the files are explained. It is not clear to me which files part of the PXE server, or are the Network ...
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“not enough disk space” error while Windows 7 installation

After spending the last week mucking about with an install of Windows 7 x64 SP1 that I really need to do a repair install on (vs doing a clean install), I'm stumped as to how to get around this ...
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Format an old computer (doesn't have a CD drive and doesn't allow booting from USB)

I have an old laptop that I want to reinstall Windows XP on. As mentioned in the title there is no CD drive and the boot menu shows only these 4 options: Hard disk. Floppy (the computer doesn't have ...
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Install windows in a partition without OS, without formatting it

I have an HDD with two partitions, one with Win 7, and one with data. On the partition with Win 7, I want to format and install Linux, no problems there. But in the other, I want to install a fresh ...
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How to make my Debian useful - 1 CDs installed, clean Debian

I have problem with debian. After 1 year working on Ubuntu and problems with Ubuntu on VirtualBox I decide to moved to Debian(I know that Ubuntu is son of Debian, but Debian don't make a problem with ...
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Sublime Text 2 Package Control Installation trouble. No Package Control option under Preferences

I am trying to install an REPL for Sublime Text 2. I followed the both the simple and the manual installation procedures as per the instructions at https://packagecontrol.io/installation#st2 However, ...
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Is there any way to get around incompatibilities for Microsoft Lync without uninstalling other Microsoft software?

I need to install Microsoft Lync. I am using a 64-bit Windows 8.1 system, and I have tried installing both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Microsoft Lync Basic 2013. When I try to install the ...
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Installing Ubuntu in a new computer

I recently purchased a ThinkServer TS140 (Intel i3-4130; 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD). It comes without any installed OS or drivers. How do I install the Ubuntu OS in this computer? I tried burning the Ubuntu ...
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Create UEFI-bootable DVD with Windows 8.1 iso

I'm trying to set up a UEFI-boot of Windows 8.1. However, I seem to be unable to install it with a USB drive (previous question), and when I try to install with a DVD (the same iso), I don't get the ...
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Installing Windows From Windows

So here is my issue. I'm looking to install my copy of Windows 7 Home Premium to a Secondary Hard Drive currently installed in my PC. I have partitioned my 3TB(MBR) into two separate Partitions one ...
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Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string - running .run file

I am trying to run a .run file, I log in as SU and run the following command: sh xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-1-installer.run but I am getting the following error: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted ...
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How exactly does one install `.egg` files?

When I tried downloading the Sphinx installer here, my computer couldn’t find a default application to run the installer. easy_install doesn’t work either. I’m running Python 2.7 but only have ...
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Trouble booting Windows from USB

Not sure if there's a more appropriate SE site, but I've been having some real trouble today. My laptop stopped running Windows because I powered off holding the power button and I must've corrupted ...
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How can I create an installer? [closed]

I have got some files in a directory and i would like to create an installer for the files in the directory so that according to the users selection it will copy the files in the directory to that ...
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Why won't Windows Server 2008 R2 detect my hard drive?

I'm attempting to install Windows Server 2008 R2 on a development machine but the Installer refuses to see the hard drive. I'm booting off of a USB thumb drive and the installer loads fine but after ...
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Unable to format my PC running Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I am unable to format my PC from windows bootable USB. The USB is working fine on my laptop. When I start my computer and insert the bootable USB, underscore (_) is just blinking on my screen and ...
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How did iTunes install itself? [closed]

So the other day, I was busy doing my thing, notably installing Visual Studio, when a command prompt popped up. I only had time to see the word "iTunes" before it closed. A moment later the user ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade Fail, Can not install/remove/purge USB Device are not detected too

I recently Upgraded my Ubuntu 12.02 to 14.10 and now I can not remove or install or even any USB Devices are also not detected. I get following error on install/remove I tried adding new user and see, ...
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How can I silently install Google Chrome?

I want to make a silent installation of Google Chrome Beta. I've tried ChromeSetup.exe downloader with /s or /-ms but nothing had worked. Then I've downloaded the standalone installation version, and ...
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HP Pavillion DV6500 recovery disk failure

I recently attempted to re-install Windows Vista on an HP Pavillion DV6500 using the factory recovery DVD's, but encountered a strange problem. When the recovery disk attempted to reformat the hard ...
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Windows 10 technical preview restarts every few hours

I have recently installed a preview build of Windows 10. Windows Technical Preview Evaluation copy. Build 9841 Unfortunately, now it begins to restart automatically every couple hours after ...
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Installing Ubuntu - Boot Manager Troubles

Specs - Acer Aspire - Intel Based System - UEFI Firmware I'm trying to install Linux Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. I had the issue of my Boot Manager not finding other bootable devices (my external ...
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Linux Installation - Boot Manager Not Finding CD/USB

I have an Acer Aspire laptop with an intel I5 processor. I'm trying to install ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. My problem is my boot manager is NOT finding my external hard drive nor the dvd I made with ...
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creating UEFI USB Boot stick using rufus option gives errors

I am trying to install windows 7 from a USB UEFI stick that I tried to create in vain. I read other posts on creating UEFI USB Boot sticks and found Rufus the most convenient option . However , Rufus ...
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how to install a dialup modem

how do I install a dialup internal modem to my toshiba satellite L305-S5955 ? I bougt a modem card but I don't know how to connect it to probably the mother board or any slot it has only one cable ...
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Issues with Ubuntu Linux installation on a Windows 8.1 laptop

I’m trying to install Ubuntu Linux on my Windows 8.1 laptop. I’m being told I need to “Disable Secure Boot” within my UEFI firmware settings. But the only way my laptop will allow me to do so is to ...
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\Boot\ BCD Status: 0xc000000f error

I am getting the following message whenever I start my laptop: Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem 1. Insert your Windows ...
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Upgrading RAM on Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303

I'm trying to figure out why Toshiba says that I can't upgrade the RAM on a Toshiba Satellite Radius 11 L15W-B1303 that I just bought. It has 2GB DDR3L 1600MHz and says: (Memory is not user ...
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Unable to run Matlab on Ubuntu after fresh installation

specs: OS - Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) and Matlab - ver. R2013a (64-bit) I have successfully installed and activated Matlab. After trying to run it via terminal, it is showing error on the terminal. ...
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Logs of Gnuplot for startupt?

I have now many times uninstalled and installed different gnuplots. However, now, the gnuplot with qt crashes in the startup if I simply run gnuplot -e "plot 'data.dat'" The crash occurs such ...
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how do I install phpmyadmin on windows server 2012 from scratch

how do I install phpmyadmin on windows server 2012 from scratch?? I dont even know where to begin this. I tried but it didn't work out. What else do I need to install in order to make this work? I do ...
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Windows 8 upgrade to windows 8.1 RTM fails with error code 0x101 - 0x2000C

I have a MSDN Subscription and downloaded Windows 8.1 RTM today. It fails to install. After mounting the ISO and installing (with a Windows 8.1 Pro product code), selecting "Keep my apps and ...
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Replace an installed program with a newer version

I have GCC 4.6 on my Raspbian installation, but I'd like to use GCC 4.9. I can of course do sudo apt-get install gcc-4.9 but then I have to use gcc-4.9 in order to use the newer version of GCC. I can ...
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How to Install and Find Fonts for Mac OS X?

I would like to install some additional fonts on my Mac. Is it possible to install some fonts (.ttf - true type fonts - which is installed on Windows) can be installed on my Mac? Are there any free ...
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Why don't any MSI (Windows Installer) installers work?

For quite some time already, I have not been able to install any applications that in any way use the Windows Installer (aka msiexec) which is most of the apps out there. I am not talking about some ...
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Installing WINDOWS - 7 WITH secondary display enabled from the time of installation

We have MINI ITX motherboard, This board supports multiple display option VGA, LVDS..For this configuration we prefer only LVDS. Currently, we are migrating from LINUX to WINDOWS,Initial installation ...
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Enable TRIM on FreeBSD 9 Install

I recently upgraded all of the parts in my FreeBSD 9 server. I purchased an SSD to run as a the root drive - I'd like to enable TRIM on it but the only documentation I can find on it is that it can ...
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Windows setup claims the installation source is not accessible. How do I fix this?

I'm trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate over my existing Windows 7 Professional. I downloaded the ISO from Microsoft and burned the install disc at the slowest speed possible (x3). I booted to the ...
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Cannot install WordPress ($_POST is empty)

I am trying to install WordPress on my site under http://example.com/blog. What I did so far is: Download and unzip the most recent version of WordPress Upload the contents of the wordpress folder ...
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Sugar on a Stick Installation on white Macbook 2009: Don't

This is more a psa than a question. If you know better where to post, please let me know. I have been trying to install sugar (not) on a stick on the main drive of my daughters white macbook, 2009. ...
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How to change Windows 8 core installation language to English?

I recently bought a new Lenovo laptop from Poland with Windows 8. Everything is dandy until I notice that it's all Polish and I don't speak Polish. Well, I can change the language to English, but ...
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How to install Getac V100 integrated drivers in Linux Ubuntu 14.04?

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on Getac V100. I need help installing drivers for the GPS, touchscreen, Getac Utility, etc. I have all the necessary drivers saved. How do you install ...
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Where can I download a copy of Windows 8 (64 Bit) to use with my previously purchased activation key? [closed]

I just bought an HP ultrabook running Windows 8 with no installation media. I also bought an SSD hard drive. My plan was to install windows 8 on the SSD I purchased. Without any installation media ...
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Python setup failed Unspecified error

I'm install python 3.5.0a3 first time on windows 8.1 64 bit and at just starting of installation it just says "Setup failed". Here is the log file.
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completely uninstalling software and accompanying components

As a student in computer science, I find myself installing many useful software applications for computer programming on Windows. One software application in particular that I enjoy using on Windows ...