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

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Error during configuring kerberos5 using macports

While trying to install libmemcached via MacPorts, I hit the following issue: libmemcached @0.40 +universal ---> Computing dependencies for libmemcached ---> Dependencies to be ...
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Can I put Ubuntu on the Google Nexus Q? [closed]

Would anyone know the steps to installing Ubuntu on the Google Nexus Q, if it's even possible?
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't detect hard disk partitions

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit on an ASUS Laptop and wanted to install it in another one, the ASUS A55V. After booting the laptop and setting up Windows 7 (I unfortunately cannot wipe out ...
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error installing a program becuase the admin has set a block on it?

When i try to install the program Steam, when it starts to download an error message pops up saying "the system administrator has set up policies to prevent this installation". the problem is im the ...
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How do I download OS X Lion on my PC?

I want to upgrade my Snow Leopard machine (which is somewhere else) to Lion OS X. In the Apple app store, the Lion OS X download isn't available on my Windows PC (it only shows iPad/iPod software). ...
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How do I determine if an unbootable copy of Windows is a 64-bit or 32-bit installation?

I need to reinstall Windows on a laptop. I have the product key (its on the laptop), and I know it is Windows 7 Home Premium. I need a way to determine if 64-bit or 32-bit Windows is installed, so ...
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Error 0x8007045D can't install OS (windows 7) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows 7 formatting HD I'm trying to install Windows 7 x86 or x64 but i get an error when it sticks to a certain percentage. The error code is 0x8007045D on other blogs ...
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where can I download the full installer for Visual C++ Express?

Is there any full installer for Visual C++ Express available? I want to download it at my workplace then install it back in home, but all I can find are web installers. It doesn't matter which version ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.04, installs but does not boot after it asks me to remove the CD

I'm Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer. It had an old copy of Windows 7 on it I tried to reformat the hard drive for a fresh install of Ubuntu but I think I messed up the partitions in some ...
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Create a Windows 7 install USB from OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a bootable USB Windows OS using Mac OS X I am attempting to install Windows 7 on a system I've newly built, and I'm having a hell of a time of it. I need ...
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jpeg format open error in GIMP

i can't open any file type except PNG format in GIMP. actually i know that wasn't install libjpeg or libtiff. how i can fix it? i compile source first and than purge it and install from repository. ...
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Problems installing Linux to IDE connected compact flash card

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on some hardware (Netcom NC-499 board that contains a Vortex86DX processor). I am trying to install to a compact flash card attached to the board via an IDE ...
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Error installing/uninstalling GeoMedia WebMap Professional_6 on Windows 7 (64 bit)

On installing GeoMedia WebMap Professional_06.01.03.08 on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. Following Error window pop up at the end of installation process or if I uninstall it. I have .Net framework ...
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Weirdness after Windows operating system reinstall

I have reinstalled my OS succesfully. I have turned off and restarted a few times and it was fine. A few hours later, when I turned it on, there was an error on the screen: Windows could not start ...
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Interference When Installing Windows XP

I had several problems on my old pc, so I decided to reinstall Windows XP. The problem is, when it copies the files, I get a lot of errors with Windows XP setup cannot copy file, so I ignore all of ...
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Getting started with LINUX? And also getting UBUNTU 12.04 installation error

I want to ask you guys, what is the best way I can get my hands on LINUX as a beginner? What version of LINUX should I start with? LINUX Installation Help Required I also had problems installing ...
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Synchronizing perl packages from one install to another

I currently have perl 5.8.8 installed on a production linux system, and there are many, many packages installed. I am planning on installing perl 5.16 under a prefix (from source). Is there any way ...
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windows 8 installs fails to start

I've been trying to follow Scott Hanselman's post on installing the Win8 RP on a vhd, using the win8 .iso on a dvd, but the install wont start. I get a black screen with the Windows text for a ...
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Can't install Silverlight on Windows XP SP3 - any ideas how to?

I tried all to install the Silverlight: clean install, uninstalling the Silverlight with following registry clean-up by the CCleaner as well as all methods How to clean a corrupted Silverlight ...
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Why do msi installations use slower drives over faster ones in windows 7?

I have noticed that the slowest drive in my system is used most during an msi installation. I mainly notice this when running windows updates but it seems to be msi installs in general. The setup I ...
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Windows 7 Install command prompt can't access the C drive

I'm trying to create a new Windows 7 Professional VHD which I can dual boot to, following Scott Hanselman's guide to creating a bootable VHD. When I get to the command prompt in the Windows 7 ...
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Cloning Win7 installation from HDD to HDD

I remember ten years ago cloning Win installation by copying all the files from HDD to another HDD using a bootable CD software. Then in the recovery console doing fdisk / mbr, to fix the master boot ...
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Windows 7 Installation Fails at 7% Extraction on Dell

Alright, before I begin I want to clarify some points so no one wastes their time giving solutions that have already been addressed and haven't worked: I am aware that this is a common error ...
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NVIDIA graphics driver in Ubuntu 12.04

So my overall goal is that I want to be able to code with CUDA enabled applications. However, upon many days of searching, using installation walkthroughs, and reinstalling countless times after ...
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How to install (by hand, not setup) a Linux Kernel (3.xx) in a device and boot

I want to install only the Linux Kernel and install the bootstrap manually... like we did in good old DOS... Boot from a live linux, Install the devices hd*/sd*/etc., Initialize disk, make ...
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Installing Debian applications on Linux Mint

I'm trying to install an application (Google Chat) and it gives me the option for Debian/Ubuntu with a .deb extension. So since I have Mint, I generally just do everything as if were Ubuntu. So I ...
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Install ubuntu next to windows

I would like to dual boot my Windows 7 with Ubuntu Linux 12.04. I created a bootable usb with Ubuntu installed and it works fine. But now, I would like to install Windows and I have a little problem: ...
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What does it mean “not a valid LUKS device”?

During an upgrade from Fedora 15 to 17, I installed into an existing LUKS encrypted partition. I'm sure I borked the boot loader options, because the new system boots to GRUB. When I attempt to fix ...
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What does the output of this “source” command mean?

Unix newbie here, installing MYSQL. Per the directions from the server admin, I just added two lines to the end of my .cshrc file to create 2 new environment variables: setenv MYSQL_UNIX_PORT ...
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What's the quickest way to install Windows 7?

I am wondering what the quickest/fastest way to install Windows 7 would be? I've read that you can make a bootable USB with unetbootin, or load the ISO contents to a separate partition/hard-drive and ...
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OK to install Flight Simulator on removeable media?

I have a never used version of 'Flight Simulator X - Deluxe Edition' which I'd like to install on a laptop for my kids. Problem is the laptop doesn't have that much disk spare and FS requires a ...
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How to install workrave on a Debian based distro?

I wanted to install an application to prevent repetitive strain injury. I tried workrave, but it does not install. I do not know how to compile the source. Is it possible to do something about it?
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How do I install Windows on a virtual hard disk (VHD) from within a running Windows system?

If you just try to attach a VHD and then install Windows to a partition inside it, it will tell you that it's a "surfaced virtual disk" and that Windows cannot be installed to that partition. But ...
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What is causing a tiled screen during installation of 12.04 on Emachines EL1200-01e?

I'm getting a tiled screen while installing Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit (and now 64 bit) on my EMachines EL1200-01e. No idea what could be causing this. EMachines EL1200-01e Processor Type AMD Athlon 64 ...
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Soluto installation fails with “Check your internet connection or firewall settings”

A few days ago, I wanted to install Soluto. The installation failed with this error message: Check your internet connection or firewall settings! Because everything was fine with my connection, ...
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installing toolbox in matlab from one computer to another

I'm on a computer with multiple versions of matlab installed, not all versions share the same toolboxes. For some reason, I was able to "install" a new toolbox to one matlab version by copying the ...
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Install Git on a Media Temple (dv) 4.0 server

I'm trying to install Git on my Media Temple (dv) 4.0 server. I've followed these instructions. It seems to have "installed", as there are a boat-load of files in the /root/git-2012-06-06 directory. ...
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Windows 7 Upgrade from an OEM disc

I recently bought a new laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium and a Windows 7 Pro Upgrade key. It also comes with a cavalcade of bloatware. I would like to start with a fresh install of Windows. I ...
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Are these OS X permission settings a disaster waiting to happen?

After installing Lion, I started having permission problems for something so simple as tossing files in the trash. So, perhaps stupidly, I did a "Get Info" on the hard drive and changed the ...
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Installing Oracle 11gR2 on RHEL 6.2

I'm having some difficulty installing Oracle 11gR2 on RHEL 6.2. I have compiled a giant list of every single step I have taken so far. I installed RHEL 6.2 on VMware. It did its easy install ...
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Install Windows 8 on other partition from Windows 7

Is it possible to install Windows 8 on another partition from Windows 7 (not from the boot menu but from within Windows itself)?
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Installing Numpy locally

I posted this question originally on StackOverflow, but a user suggested I moved it here so here I go! I have an account in a remote computer without root permissions and I needed to install a local ...
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How to remove partial installation of windows xp?

I have a computer with 2 installations of Windows XP. One is fully installed and in use, but the other one is only partially installed. How can I remove the partial installation of Windows XP, ...
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UNetbootin installation of Ubuntu Server fails and restarts computer

I tried to install Ubuntu Server from a flash drive using UNetbootin, because my optical disc drive is broken. When I created the bootable drive using UNetbootin, there was no problem. When I tried ...
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How to install GNOME desktop from DVD on CentOS 6 using the command line?

I have installed CentOS 6 in Virtualbox. Although I have chosen to install General Purpose GNOME Desktop, the GNOME desktop does not start. All I get is a black and white text prompt. I would like to ...
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are there similar sites/services like ninite.com [closed]

I'm a programmer but keep the pc's of my relatives healthy, so i often have to install utilities on pc's. I'm looking for a free service/utility which let me bundle these install's in one download and ...
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Just added new graphics card, now no video output at all

So I just got a new graphics card, Palit Nvidia GT630 to be exact. Just put it into my computer. Booted it up. No graphics, doesn't even flash up BIOS. So I put my old graphics card back in, doesn't ...
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"disk does not contain a Windows XP-compatible partition” during installation?

The machine I have has one SATA HDD with four partitions. I keep getting the error: disk does not contain a Windows XP-compatible partition whatever I do. I have plenty of free space, and just ...
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Problems installing GIT on Ubuntu (Jaunty) via apt-get

I am trying to install git using sudo apt-get install git-core But it fails with this error message: Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated! ...