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

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Getting an error during the installation process

I'm on a VAIO laptop, VPCS116FG model. I got an error while installing FreeFileOpener: Is it possible to find out what causes the problem?
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trouble installing yesod

i installed ghc and cabal on my centos 6 machine. both seem to be in working order. but when I try to install yesod with cabal, i get this: [root@localhost yesod]# cabal install yesod Resolving ...
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Where to get GHC for centos 6?

Can anyone direct me as to how to install GHC? I went here: http://pkgs.org/centos-6-rhel-6/epel-testing-i386/ghc-ghc-6.12.3-6.el6.i686.rpm/download/ and tried both the binary and source packages ...
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Seg fault when using wkhtmltopdf

I'm using wkhtmltopdf through the command line. It successfully creates a PDF given a URL but is very slow and the output ends with a seg fault. Any idea how to resolve this? How can I verify that I ...
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gnu tree: downloading and installing on linux account with no root access?

I would like to download and install (compile) gnu tree on linux machine with no root access, but Googling GNU tree doesn't even give me a page where to download it to. Anyone?
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Installing ettercap-gtk on mac osx lion.

I'm trying to get ettercap-gtk installed on osx but am having little luck. Getting ettercap without the GUI installed was no problem. When I try with macports I get the following: Package ...
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Installing setup using sudo in Python

I'm getting a strange output when trying to install setup.py for a project. Any clue as to what I'm doing wrong? $ sudo python setup.py ...
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Installing setup using sudo in Python

I'm getting a strange output when trying to install setup.py for a project. Any clue as to what I'm doing wrong? $ sudo python setup.py ...
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How to watch installed security updates on gentoo

I need to see currently installed updates and security patches on Linux Gentoo. How I can do this?
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What is more effective for reviving performance - cleanup utilities or reinstalling the OS?

My 1.5 year old Toshiba Net Book running Windows 7 is slowing down. Will running clean-up utilities or re-installing Windows be more effective for reviving its performance?
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Is there an advantage to installing a new version of a Linux distro from scratch instead of simply upgrading it?

If I simply upgrade the Linux I'm using, is there anything that doesn't really upgrade until I install the OS from scratch on a new partition? Or can I unworryingly upgrade from the terminal without ...
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trouble installing packages in RHEL 5.3

I'm trying to install rabbitvcs, a subversion GUI tool. http://wiki.rabbitvcs.org/wiki/install/fedora. [foo@bar conf]# yum install nautilus-python pysvn python-configobj python-devel dbus-python ...
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Windows 7 asus p5b audio driver

I just upgraded to an Asus P5B running Windows 7 64 bit. For some reason, I can't play any sound. I tried installing the Asus Audio Driver but it didn't seem to work. I also get "no audio device ...
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sudo make install: permission denied

I have a most annoying question about building from sources. I've searched for an answer for a long while and nowhere can I find one... I've compiled software from sources before and this just baffled ...
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Windows 7 install fails

I've got a 2 or 3-year old desktop that was running Windows XP Pro. It hadn't been used for a while, so I thought I'd update it to Windows 7 and get it running again. When I fired it up it went to a ...
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Installation of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Developer Edition fails with unknown property

Installing MS SQL Server 2008 Developer edition on a Vista Ultimate 64 Bit machine keeps returning the following error message: SQL Server Setup failure SQL Server Setup has encountered the ...
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Fuse installation issue: “cannot remove `/sbin/mount.fuse': Permission denied”

I have non-root access to a SUSE enterprise linux system. I need to use FUSE but the FUSE libraries are not installed on it (fuse itself is installed on it though). Hence I am attempting to install ...
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Install Windows XP on a removable hard drive

I've got a hard drive connected to my PC with eSATA. I'd like to install Windows XP on it without having to reboot the computer. What is the best/easiest/quickest way of doing this? I plan on ...
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Why I can't put DDR2 my ram side by side?

I have been trying to put my rams side by side but my pc wont boot... I put the ram only using slot A and my pc suddenly shutdown after 24 hours give or take... I also try put the ram only on slot B ...
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Problems with TimeMachine configuration - can I blow this away and start over?

I am migrating from a MacBook Pro (early 2009 - OSX 10.6.8) to a new MacBook Pro (OSX 10.7.2). I have been backing up to an external drive using TimeMachine. I want to migrate the back up to my new ...
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How could I install Linux to the hard drive of a different computer (one that won't boot from cd)

I have a really old Dell laptop that is beyond slow with its current WinXP installation. I want to make it usable again by installing a Linux distro (such as Xubuntu) but there is one big problem: It ...
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Once I have installed a program on Ubuntu, how do I run it?

I have just installed mongodb using apt-get. Now, unlike some other programs, it has not appeared in the applications drop down (I am using GNOME and Ubuntu 10.04). Also: Apologies for the simplicity ...
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the partition contains one or more dynamic volumes that are not supported for installation ( Error while installing windows server 2008 R2)

I have installed Win 7 on C Drive of my computer . I formatted Drive D in Windows ( Right Click and Format ... ) and now when i try to install Win 2008 R2 on D Drive from Boot i get this error : ...
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installing git version of gnu screen on a rh6 linux with no root permissions

How I would go about installing git version of gnu screen on a centos with no root permissions? I tried this: mkdir ~/work cd ~/work git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/screen.git cd screen/src ...
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How to install Windows 7 into a particular partition?

The notebook came with a hardware recover DVD. Booting this DVD brings the harddisk to the factory state. That is, it erases all data and installs Windows 7. But, I need to install Windows 7 into a ...
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Which is faster, USB drive or DVD?

I am installing Linux (YDL) on my old Powerbook G4. Thinking only of speed, which would be faster to install it on: a Lexar JumpDrive TwistTurn 32GB USB flash drive, or a DVD (a CD hasn't got enough ...
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I have nearly 500 GB drive space but can't install Ubuntu

I was trying install Ubuntu 11.04 over and over again via USB driver but it often failed that it says my drive space isn't enough (4.4GB). However, my Windows partition has about 200 GB free space. I ...
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permission error when installing MySQLdb module for python without root

I don't have root access to a machine (Linux), but I would like to install the MySQLdb module (or any other MySQL module) for python. I have tried my usual approach (python setup.py install --user) ...
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Upgrading Matlab and ensuring that the “Documents” folder's contents remain intact?

I have a Matlab installation on Windows Vista given to me by the University I am in. The problem is that it does not contain many toolboxes that I need. I plan to purchase it myself with all the tool ...
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Windows Media Player 11 Codec Installation

Scenario: Some of our users are trying to play DVD's or other media files and are getting a message telling them that they are missing a codec. Since there are not admins they cannot install the ...
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Device installation forbidden by system policy

I just bought a Logitech G500 mouse, but Windows 7 will not let me install it. I get this error: Installation prevented by policy When I try to update the driver through the device manager, I ...
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My Win 7 desktop crashed.Will I be able to install Win 7 on my laptop and have it activated?

I have a Win 7 Home Premium retail installer which I installed on my desktop. But my desktop crashed 2 days ago (mobo problems) and I want to install Win 7 on my laptop. I understand that my Win 7 ...
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Sugar OS not “on a stick”?

The Sugar OS emphasizes it's "Sugar on a Stick" means of using the OS in a non-permanent way, which is great for most people to try out. However, I have a laptop I would like to install Sugar as the ...
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Which port does Eclipse use while installing/updating plugins?

I am trying to Install a plugin in Eclipse 3.6. However, I keep getting http server not implemented errors while trying to install it. If I install the same plugin using a 3G data card, the error ...
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“cannot read the Linux header.” New install, old machine

This could be a hardware problem. I hope not. I have an old Compaq Evo laptop and I have completed the install of lubuntu from here: http://cdimages.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/11.10/release/. There ...
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unable to install fedora16 KDE

I have already installed Win7 on my machine. There are 3 partitions that have been done. Now i want to install another OS which is fedora 16 on my laptop but not on the virtual machine. i.e I want to ...
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Fresh windows 7 install FROM a USB portable HD / Passport HD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Windows 7 from a USB Hard Drive I have a portable HD and i want to install windows 7 from it as i have no USB or cd to work with. Is this do-able? I have so ...
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what are these “online installers” for?

It is probably not the name of these installers. By online installer I mean the little executable we download and execute, which download the true software I are going to install. There are so many ...
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Fresh windows 7 install FROM a portable HD / Passport HD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Windows 7 through USB Drive? I have a portable HD and i want to install windows 7 from it as i have no USB or cd to work with. Is this do-able? I have so far ...
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installation doesn't proceed : when starting the setup of VMware 8

When i start the setup of VMware 8 , an incomplete window of installation opens up and installation doesn't start/end . This type of window appears: I have a 32 bit processor with win7 installed . ...
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Installing Flash for Firefox on OSX without admin rights

I have installed a local copy of Firefox in my folder without admin rights. Is there a way to install Flash for it as well without admin rights? I have found instructions for Windows here and here. ...
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“No such file or directory” for /bin/awk on Ubuntu

How can I install awk in this version of Ubuntu 11? I installed it from Ubuntu Software Center and I cannot use it. I'm trying to run an awk script: #!/bin/awk Begin { print strftime("ora ...
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Where are the “program files” in Debian?

I'm new to Linux and not really sure how the file system works. When you install a program in Windows, it stores the program's files in the Program Files folder and creates an icon in the Start menu. ...
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How to use macport to install software?

$ sudo port install linkchecker ---> Computing dependencies for openssl ---> Verifying checksum(s) for openssl Error: No checksum set for openssl-1.0.0f.tar.gz Error: Target ...
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Windows 8 installation from USB flash drive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Required CD/DVD device driver missing while installing WIndows 7 Trying to install Windows 8 64bit from a USB Flash drive and getting the error below. I used the Windows ...
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Can't install HP PSC 1210 DeskJet on Windows 7 32 Bit [closed]

I have a HP PSC 1210 DeskJet Printer and Windows 7 32 Bit. I am unable to install my printer properly.
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Office 2010 Pro Plus Install Failure - Setup cannot find ProPlusr.WW\ProPrWW2.cab

I'm attempting to install Office 2010 Pro Plus on a netbook running WWindows 7 Starter but the installer prompts for a file location: Setup cannot find ProPlusr.WW\ProPrWW2.cab. Browse to a valid ...
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Web platform installer fails to start installation

I have just formatted my machine and it is now running Windows 7 Pro (64 bit). I try running the web platform installer from here, and even while as administrator I get a message "This installation ...
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PHP ssh extension

I'm trying to install the ssh extension of PHP following this article. My machine is a Linux mpriki 2.6.26-2-686 #1 SMP Mon Jun 21 05:58:44 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux (lenny13 distrubition When I type ...
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How to download all of package's dependencies offline

I have a quagmire of a situation that would be so easily circumvented if even one factor could change...but I'm stuck with what I've got. I have a Windows laptop that I can bring to areas where wi-fi ...