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

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Trouble installing libqt4-dev on Ubuntu Karmic

I'm having trouble installing libqt4-dev on Ubuntu Karmic. Here's the output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libqt4-core: Depends: libqtcore4 (= 4:4.7.0-0ubuntu2~lucid1~ppa2) but ...
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Vista 32 bit to Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit on AMD processor?

I am upgrading Vista 32 bit to Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit on AMD processor. When I put DVD Windows 7 it does not boot from it.... Dvd ok as can see other CD files. Boot work ok as I can boot from ...
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How do I cancel Mac OS X install halfway through?

I'm installing OS X 10.4.5 from the original media, but have discovered halfway through (after the computer reboots into the new install and uses Disk 2) that the second disk is faulty, so I can't get ...
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Install OS X or Windows 7 from an external HDD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup Windows from an external hard drive? I want to install an OS (Mac OS X, Windows 7 or 8 beta) from my external HDD, since I don't have any USB sticks or ...
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How do I easily set up a virtual machine on Windows?

I'm looking for literature for how to setup a Virtual Machine (VM) and install an OS on it. My current OS is Windows 7, however I may want to put both Windows 7 and Windows XP on the VM. Is this ...
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How to solve the error “Code: 0x0000000A” while installing Windows 8 Developer Preview?

I am using VirtualBox 4.1.2 for Windows hosts Here is the configuration used for the virtual machine: When I start the virtual machine some files are loaded and there is a progress-bar Loading ...
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Install Windows without a graphic card

I am trying to check if it's possible to install Windows (no matter which version at the moment) without any graphic card in the hardware. So the question is not "how do I install Windows without a ...
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Can components of different Adobe Creative Suites be installed alongside each other?

Last year I purchased Adobe Design Standard (which is primarily Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) on a student license. This year, I have a need for DreamWeaver, as well, and possibly other ...
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Running from usb installation of Windows Developer Preview (8)

i decided to install windows 8 on my PC without using DVD - i used a windows 7 usb/dvd download tool to extract windows developer preview on my usb, all works fine but after boot my USB screen is ...
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Installing Windows 8 Dev Preview on a Macbook Pro

Is it possible to install Windows 8 Developer Preview on a Macbook Pro. I'm trying to do this using the WindowsDeveloperPreview-64bit-English-Developer.iso file with VirtualBox but fail during the ...
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How can I set up Microsoft BOB on my computer?

I have a 64-bit Windows 7 laptop that I would like to run Microsoft BOB on. How can I obtain a copy of Microsoft BOB and how could I set it up?
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installing node.js after apt-get install node

Im trying to install node.js and I made the mistake of installing apt-get install node. Which is not node.js. I'm able to find the right node.js on git hub, build and make everything. Everything ...
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Questions about installing BSD on a *technically* external HDD

A little bit of background: 1) I have a 160 GB hard drive from a netbook 2) I also have a SATA->USB enclosure that the drive fits in perfectly Now, I'd like to install some flavor of BSD (probably ...
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Is there any way to run Google Chrome without installation on a Mac?

I tried to install Google Chrome on my Mac school computer last night. After I downloaded the .dmg, I opened it like I do with any other .dmg to get around actually putting the application into the ...
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Will Windows Anytime-Upgrade key work with a fresh install of Windows?

I bought an Windows Anytime Upgrade key from Microsoft's official online store sometime early 2011. The key was to upgrade from Windows Home, that came with the computer, to Windows Ultimate. This ...
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How to install mongodb on linux?

I'm a nuby on linux (never used it before), and I want to install mongodb on an EC2 linux instance. I still haven't found a good article which guide how to install mongodb on an EC2 linux instance, ...
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Compatible version of ubuntu 64 bit with intel processor

I want to know which version of ubuntu is compatible with my machine. My PC configuration is: Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo RAM : 3 GB System Type : 64-bit I have currently installed windows 7 on my ...
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Installing Linux on machine with no optical drive and no USB boot

I have a 2011 MacBook Pro where I took out the optical drive and replaced it with a second hard drive, but I'm looking to dual boot Slackware. These machines can't boot from USB sticks for whatever ...
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Is it necessary to test the checksum when downloading a Linux installation DVD?

I trying to install Fedora 15 on my system. I downloaded the DVD from the official Fedora download link. For downloading the ISO, I used Orbit downloader, but I did not test the checksum. I burned ...
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How to install java on a windows machine without having admin right?

I am currenlty working in a controlled enviroment where I dont have access to admin rights. Now, I am looking for some way to install Java on this vary machine. I have got a java installer. Is there ...
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Java Install Error 1723

I was working on a program in Eclipse. I went to run it, and ran into some 'unknown source' errors, so I tried to reinstall my java and ran into some annoying errors. First thing I ran into was an ...
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Product Key letters are always typed as capital during the Windows installation [closed]

When I install Windows XP Professional on my machine, while entering the product key, letters are always typed CAPITAL. It doesn't change by toggling the Caps Lock key. How do I solve it?
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Installing windows 7 - no Disk Space

So I tried installing/upgrading my HP Compaq (fully sufficient specs) running Vista Home Edition to Windows 7. I continuously get the error for upgrade that No disk space is available and if I try a ...
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Unable to get Mathjax extension to work in Mediawiki

I am trying to install Mathjax on a mediawiki installation. From the official page for the extension, I followed all the steps. Downloaded the latest zip distribution, uploaded and extracted it to ...
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Can I reinstall OS X on a MacBook from the setup disk that came with another MacBook?

I have bought a new MacBook Pro and now I want to sell the old one. Before I sell the old machine, I want to wipe it and reinstall OS X. I don't have disks from the old machine - but I do have the ...
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Installing Linux distro on an unconnected machine, without any removable storage drives

This is a bit of an exercise in doing something for the sake of doing it, so I'm willing to accept that it might not be possible. I've been given a 1996-vintage laptop, with a big enough HDD for a ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 11.04 via VNC on my new PC (with no keyboard or mouse)

I have downloaded the latest Ubuntu.iso and extracted it to /tmp/ubuntu/ on my laptop. In the folder isolinux there is an isolinux.cfg file. I am trying to prepare a USB stick by modifying those ...
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Install Windows 7 on Mac mini with CD mounted on Windows Vista

I plan on buying a Mac mini of the new generation without an external DVD drive if possible. I do have a few PCs running Windows Vista or different Linux distributions but no Mac. I know that it is ...
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conkeror install fails on OS x lion

I installed Conkeror by following directions from the Conkeror wiki at http://conkeror.org/InstallationOSX I am using xulrunner 6.0, which is installed in /Library/Frameworks/XUL.framework/ After ...
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How to make a USB bootable stick for installing Fedora or Centos using VNC?

I have a PC with no option for a keyboard. I have to install the operating systems without a keyboard or mouse. I have to make a bootable USB stick which can allow me to connect to the PC from my ...
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New laptop with just DOS in it

I will be recieving a new laptop with just DOS in it and I have to install the OS myself, so iw as wondering is installing a new OS in this laptop is same as formatting any old laptop/pc? Edit: just ...
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Install WHS 2011 64 bit on 3TB RAID 1 failing

I am attempting to install WHS 2011 64bit on a new computer with two Hitachi 3TB drives in a RAID 1 configuration. So far my attempts have been "Unattended" installs, but each time I get back to the ...
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Why does Puppet keep installing a package even if it is already installed?

I use the package install attribute to ensure that given package X is installed. However, even though the package is installed, puppet tries to install it over again and of course exits with an ...
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How Can I Add Unix Commands? [closed]

I am connected to my host via ssh and I keep getting the error that a command is not found. So, I checked out the /bin directory and sure enough, the command I need is not there. How can I add it ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 7300LE graphics card not showing up in Device Manager

I just got a non-working Vista box from a friend, so I re-imaged the HD with a new version of Vista and the first time I booted it a 'Found New Hardware' dialog box came up with a prompt to install ...
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How can I install drivers before Windows boots?

If there's a bad hardware driver that is causing Windows to crash during startup, how can you update the driver? Do I need to make a boot disk? I have the driver installation disc that came with it ...
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How to install linux to some physical computers efficiently

I want to build a distributed computational environments. I'm going to use Ubuntu Server as OS. How to install Ubuntu Server to some(15) physical computers efficiently. The most better technique is ...
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How to install an OS on a laptop with its DVD drive not working?

I have a very old Acer Laptop and it's not reading CDs anymore. Therefore, I am not able to boot from CD. I bought an external DVD writer, but there is no option in the BIOS to boot from it. Is ...
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Chrome installer error 102

Whenever I try to install Chrome, I get installer error 102. (It downloads successfully, though.) I'm using this installer from here. An earlier version of Chrome installed and updated OK a long, ...
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Is it possible to create an isolated environment to install 3rd party application into?

I am looking for a utility / method to install 3rd part applications, such has embedded compilers, into its own isolated environment, including registry. On Mac OS X I use homebrew to achieve this. ...
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It is possible to change windows7 64bit to 32 bit without re-install windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 and Vista Activation FAQ: how do language, version, 64-bit or 32-bit, and source affect ability to install and transfer Windows licenses? It is possible to ...
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What could be bottlenecking me?

I have a rather old motherboard/processor and I'm trying to install a nice lightweight linux on it. However, I can never get through the installer because it's so slow. It took me over 400 seconds to ...
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Install python pywin32 in WINE?

I'm trying to install python under WINE in order to run and communicate with a windows application that uses COM. I've tried the following but neither seems to work: [root@localhost ForCentOS]# wine ...
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Why can I still run Vim in the Terminal if I removed it?

I'm on Ubuntu 11.04. I removed Vim (7.3) using Software Center, so why can I still it? If I type vim in the Terminal, then Vim starts running. The executables in /usr/local/bin weren't deleted.
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MySQL Workbench 5.2 doesn't start on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

I just installed MySQL Workbench 5.2 and everything went well. But I can't manage to start it. It shows no error message, and no splash screen. I've tried to troubleshoot compatibility, but with no ...
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Missing device drivers cause Windows 7 64bit AHCI install fail

When trying to install Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1, after the language select and click "Install", I get the missing drivers message. I don't have the exact wording, but it's along the lines of: ...
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freebsd post-installation issues

I've installed freeBSD 8.2 and now trying to get GUI working. I did install KDE and related packages from sysinstall. On bootup, at shell prompt, when I do X or Xorg, screen goes blank and I cannot ...
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libssh2.so.1cannot open shared object file?

I am trying to run medusa program when I have run it with command medusa -d I got + cvs.mod : Couldn't load "/usr/local/lib/medusa/modules/cvs.mod" [libssh2.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Howto Install x264 10bit and 8bit in same Linux machine?

Is that possible to install both version in same machine? I want try the 10bit x264 but It's only possible when I remove/replace the 8bit x264 version. I don't know how to install both in same ...
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What is an efficient, cost-effective tool to automate installing Windows 7 and software?

One of my job responsibilities is now maintaining laptops for sales people (they demo software). It would take me up to 2 days to perform a full installation manually, so I would like to delegate much ...