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Debian is installing to USB instead of HD?

I am trying to install Debian onto an old PC to practice some Linux sysadmin stuff but it continually install onto the USB instead of my hard drive. I have tried the guided and manual partitioning ...
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Java Control Panel does not show installed java runtime

I installed the Java 8 64bit runtime in parallel to a Java 7 64bit runtime on my Windows 7 machine. Now the Java Control Panel does not list any runtime in the tab "Java" any more. Specifically, the ...
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Running a scheduled task as a domain user - C:\Users\TEMP is created

I am trying to run a scheduled task that runs as a domain admin user (let's call it DOMAIN\installer). Part of this scheduled task runs automated installers for our network. One such installer I have ...
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Can I install Java and turn it off?

Question: Can I turn Java on and off so that it is only active when I consciously choose it ? Background (Long version of story if needed)... Hard drive failed. Put a new one on. Decided ...
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What can you suspect is the issue with a Windows computer that cannot access other computers

What can you suspect is the issue with a Windows computer that cannot access other computers by using a Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) but can by using an IP address?
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How to control the PFE Mailprinter?

i have here a PFE Mailprinter. It is a device that takes printed documents from a printer (in this case the Koycera Ecosys FS-3750), folds it the letter-way and puts it in an envelope. The problem: ...
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Issues installing Windows 7 HP

I have a weird problem i cannot seem to resolve. I was given a laptop (old but good) to do as I please, I want to reinstall Windows 7 HP as that's what I have a legitimate key for. I tried using a ...
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Screwed up SolidWorks 2014 installation on Win 7

I was trying to install SolidWorks 2014, but it took so long that i had to break off the installer. Now trying to start it up again, Windows thinks Solidworks is already fully installed but can't find ...
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Error: Cannot find one or more components. Please reinstall application

I'm running Windows 8.1 and wanted to install the visual studio 2012 ultimate (I ran it as administrator, if that helps). It finished installing correctly but when I'm trying to lunch the program I ...
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Windows 7 Installation hangs at “Installing Features”

I'm doing a Windows 7 install from a USB, but I'm stuck trying to finish the install. It finished with "copying windows files", "expanding windows files", and it's stuck on "installing features". ...
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Installing specific Not-In-Repository version of python-dev within virtualenv without using VCS

I have read the question : How can I install python-dev without sudo? However it does not quite cover the issues I am facing. I have a Debian 6.0.9 server with system python 2.6.6 installed. ...
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Matlab is continuously asking me to activate when I am trying to launch

Matlab is continuously asking me to activate when I am trying to launch cd /usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin User@User-Inspiron-N5010:/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin$ sudo ./matlab What is the solution ...
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Visual studio 2013 installation failing “Element not found”

The install fails with an "Element not found" error. Lin the log file, first, there are a bunch of "registry key not found" messages: [1AB8:1ABC][2014-08-13T20:22:33]i000: Registry key not found. ...
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How to install systemC in kali linux

I want to install systemC, on kali Linux. Is there an installation guide for this? Also, is there a procedure to verify if the installation was successful in my PC
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Windows Update (windows 7 64-bit): “failed” installation is a duplicate

Duplicate update installation attempt by Windows Update Windows Update (windows 7 64-bit) failed on 6/20/2014 to install the following update because this update was already successfully installed on ...
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Install Ubuntu on Hardware Raid 1 server , message partition disk

The installer has detected that the following disks have mounted partitions: /dev/sda/ Do you want the installer to try and unmount the partitions on these disks before continuing? If you leave ...
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Install Weblogic on Fedora 19. tmp too small?

I've been trying to work this out for a bit now and I'm getting nowhere fast. Anyone else have any success with this setup? The issue is that there doesn't appear to be enough space in tmp. Message: ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology (pre-OS) driver installation

My desktop machine is built on Gigabyte GA-Z87-UD3H and Gigabyte provides the latest driver for Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST), which I installed after installing the OS. Same goes for my ...
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Debian 7: “Failure of key exchange and association”

I'm installing Debian using the Live CD with GNOME and the non-free packages. The internet works just fine when using the live CD, but when you try to open the installer and select a network, it gives ...
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Get-Command missing in Powershell after installing Version 4

Something must have gone wrong by installing dot net framework 4.5 and Powershell 4.0 I tried repair install of framework 4.5 and even deinstallation and reinstallation, but it doesn't help. PS ...
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install latest gcc on rhel 6 x86_64

I have an RHEL 6 server with gcc version 4.4.7. I wanted to update the gcc version (I think the current one is 4.8). Yum update doesn't work. Also, SO answers for a similar question on CentOS does not ...
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How does one install this mcrypt package?

I'm using MAC os x Mavericks, so after dlownload mcrypt-2.6.8, I decided to to configure ( per the recommendation of a dozen blogs ) like so : MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.9 CFLAGS='-O3 -fno-common ...
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Install Windows 8 from copy (not iso) of recovery partition

I have an Asus Vivoobook x202E which came with Windows 8 preinstalled. I used both Ubuntu and Windows for a short while, but then it all went to crap and I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 instead, ...
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Dual boot W7 64bit + Ubuntu, W7 does not boot

Dual boot W7 64bit + Ubuntu installed. Ubuntu appears to work fine, but W7 will not boot. I downloaded boot repair and did the recommended repair. That did not work. I now have 6 partitions: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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What should I use to automate server installation every three months ? Puppet, Chef, CFEngine other tips?

For our department we have a get together every few months where we have presentations but also write code. The locations where the sessions are held differ (not always good internet) and we get a ...
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how can I install and activate office 2013 from a local installer (.msi or .img)?

I have purchased a few basic office 2013 licenses for a small office (no dvd's anymore). The instructions are to go and get office from the web. This is fine if you're installing in one pc, but I got ...
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centOS is not reading windows8 partition while installing

I am installing centOS over windows 8 in dual boot mode. And I made 30GB free space through windows partition. But when I install centOS , it is not reading that partitions. It shows full hard-disk. ...
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Windows 7 install locations

I had a win7 machine with two hard drives, an SSD to boot from and an HDD to store data. The HDD died recently and I replaced it with another HDD. My problem is now when I try to install certain ...
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NumPy Matplotlib install error: ftheader.h: No such file or directory (Fedora/RHEL)

When I am trying to build matplotlib-1.3.1, I am getting the below freetype header errors. Probably it is not finding the ftheader.h Any idea on how to solve this problem. NOTE: I just installed ...
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VMware Installation Error

I recently installed Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate. I wanted to install VMware Workstation 10.0.1 and it won't install. After clicking install it pop's up a dialog box of error, seen below.
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Install latest vlc on centos 5.5

I am using Centos 5.5. When I try, yum install vlc I got vlc version 0.9.9a which is very old with lot of bugs. Is there a way to get the latest version of VLC? I have already tried yum update vlc ...
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How to view the versions available in yum

I'm trying to find a specific version of node.js (npm) to install on a CentOS machine. I want a specific version so that new members of our team aren't all running different versions of node.js than ...
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CUDA 5.5 with Debian Wheezy/Jesse

I'm thinking of installing the recently-released CUDA 5.5 on top of Debian. Questions: Is it recommendable to install it on Debian testing (as of Sep 2013, i.e. Jesse), or Debian stable (as of Sep ...
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Experiencing periodic mouse/keyboard lockups when booting to Windows 8 installation USB, then BSOD

I'm trying to upgrade my new build from Windows 7 64 bit to Windows 8 64 bit. When I boot to the USB the mouse and keyboard cut out every 2-3 seconds for about 2 seconds. Then when I hit the install ...
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how can I get scitools to work with Python 3.3.2 in Windows?

I just installed Python 3.3.2 on my Windows XP machine. I have been practicing Python using both Idle and PyScripter. I installed several packages to go with it, among them SciTools. The ...
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Office 2007 deploy - gpo script on windows startup does not wait for its termination, instead winlogon appears immediately

I have to deploy Office 2007 to a bunch of clients. I followed these instructions: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc179134%28v=office.12%29.aspx The method is to create a script (a very ...
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Unmet Dependencies on Debian with iRedMail

I'm using Debian Squeeze to try and install iRedMail (http://www.iredmail.org/). This is the error I get: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible ...
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No root.disk while installing ubuntu

I am installing Ubuntu 12.04 on Windows Vista using Wubi, offline with pre-downloaded .iso. I executed the following command from an elevated cmd, wubi.exe ...
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AeroFS doesn't start

I have just installed AeroFS. The AeroFS folder that was supposed to be created after the installation hasn't been created. When starting the AeroFS application nothing happens and there is no AeroFS ...
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Chrome won’t allow installing an extension from local .crx files

I have an extension that was installed via Load unpacked extension. I packaged and saved it as a .crx file. Now, when I drag it to Chrome, it won’t let me install from the .crx file and pops up the ...
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Installing Red Hat 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) cannot find installation media

I am trying to install RHEL 6.4 on a Dell PowerEdge R720. I am using a DVD and every time the Red Hat prompt comes up and asks for my language and keyboard preference. After that, an error message ...
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install python on AIX no root

I found the python version is old on our cluster. How to install python on AIX without root? Could you provide some guidance. Thanks.
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install drivers - dependency conflict: ubuntu 64 bits

I got the message from the system as follow: # apt-get install build-essential The package libc6 needs to be reinstalled, but I can´t find an archive for it. It is running in Ubuntu 64bits on Mac ...
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MSI: Invalid SQL-Syntax

does anyone use "Exe to msi Converter free" from http://www.qwertylab.com/FreeTools.aspx? I evaluate this tool at the moment. Basically it creates a MSI Wrapper for EXE-Setups passing the Parameter ...
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Using Bootcamp with Windows Recovery Disks?

My friend is a regrettable Mac owner and wants to play some Windows-only games. I recently built a new computer with 7 and kept the CD Key from my old Vista 32-bit installation. He has a 1-2 year old ...
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64x Not working, despite my desperate tries

So this is really weird, and extremely annoying. I've tried to install a 64x-version of some Linux distributions, such as Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Xubuntu, etc. But none has been successful. I am able to ...
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How to install pkg in a non-standard location? (OS X)

In brief, my question is this: How can I install an OS X framework from a *.pkg file somewhere other than under /Library/Frameworks (or /System/Library/Frameworks)? Background I want to ...
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How do you minimize software tools installation and configuration on newly installed OS (Linux/Mac OS X)?

Once a year, I re-install my OS. After every install, I have to install a lot of tools (Xcode, Tmux, Iterm2, etc ..). This is time consuming (about 8 hours to re-install everything and restore config ...
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How do I perform a clean install with an SSD cache

I recently purchased a Sony Vaio T series Ultrabook that has a 24GB SSD cache that uses the ExpressCache software from DiskKeeper. It looks like this is an OEM only solution and I don't see any ...