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Having display issues when trying to install Linux Mint 13 (Maya Cinnamon) on Dell Latitude D600

I am trying to install Linux Mint 13 (Maya/Cinnamon) on an Old Dell Latitude D600. I can boot the live CD, but when I try to install, I can't see the windows that are coming up on screen. I can see ...
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Trouble installing MySQL through Cygwin on Windows 10 “error while loading shared libraries”

I'm running babun(cygwin based) shell on Windows 10, and trying to install MySQL. I've ran: $pact install mysql mysqld Which executed successfully. Now, when running: $mysql_install_db I'm ...
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Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation?

Why does Ubuntu 16.04 fail to restart properly after installation? I attempted to install Ubuntu 16.04 on Virtualbox 5.0.18 on a Windows 7 x64 host. Every time the install completes and I click to ...
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Compile and Install Gedit from Source on Ubuntu

It is pretty obvious what I need to do, but below are the details just in case. I want to install and configure Gedit's latest version into my Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty tahr along with installing it's ...
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How to install Dropbox in Windows 7 for all user accounts?

That's it. When installing Dropbox on my laptop it's only installed for my current user account, the other users can't see the shortcuts or use them (since logged in as another user the shortcuts ...
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How to install gcc 5+ on centos

I use CentOs 5 machine which has gcc 4.1.2. I want to try out few C++14 features and would like to install gcc 5 in a non default location. What is the best way to approach this? For example, for gcc ...
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ESXi Install error “Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory.”

I'm installing ESXi on a Lenovo G580. Its CPU supports hardware virtualisation and it has 4GB of RAM. While installing I get the error "Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory." repeatedly. ...
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Kubuntu 16.04: successful installation but it doesn't appear

I managed to install the new Kubuntu 16.04 from a USB stick with the .iso file. The installation is fine, as I created a partition on the HD alongside with Windows 7. However, when restarting the ...
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Can I inspect a Windows installer (cab/msi/exe) to see what changes it plans to make to my system? [duplicate]

Clearly most installers do more than unpack files. Is there a file in there somewhere that lists planned actions?
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Python Won't Install On Windows 7

I'm trying to install Python on my Windows 7 (64-bit) - AMD Sempron Machine. I downloaded the 3.1.2 Windows X86-64 installer. After running it and selecting the option to install it for all users, the ...
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How can TortoiseSVN be installed from msiexec.exe command line and include command utilities?

I need to create a command line that will install TortoiseSVN and include the Subversion command line utilities. What options on the msiexec.exe command line would tell the installer to include the ...
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Is it safe to power on a motherboard outside of its case?

I have a new motherboard which needs a BIOS update to support a new CPU. Thankfully I have an old (compatible) CPU handy. My plan is to install the old CPU, update the BIOS, then install the new CPU....
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i want to install keystone on centos 7

when i install keystone on centos 7 by command ‪#‎yum‬ --enablerepo=centos-openstack-liberty,epel -y install openstack-keystone openstack-utils python-openstackclient httpd mod_wsgi this message ...
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Installing Windows 10 on External Drive

This question has been asked a few times and all had good replies that I have followed and it seems I am SO close to getting this done... But the Windows 10 ISO I have downloaded from Microsoft does ...
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Error installing .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows 10

Since I upgraded to Windows 10 I'm no longer a "real" administrator on my personal computer and I can't download anything from Windows Update. When I try to install .NET 3.5 I get Error ...
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Problems during a T2265+ printer installation

I have a Tally 2265+ printer and I am facing the following problems: The printer only "prints" by applying force and not ink from the ribbon at all. It "prints" chinese symbols instead of letters (...
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Install Java JRE using System- Level Configuration for Windows 7

I am installing Java's JRE using a batch script. The JRE version is jre-8u31-windows-i586.exe. When I run the script I get the following error: This is the command line call C:\Users\v-rray\...
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i7 920 CPU doesn't come with thermal paste for the cooler?

I installed my new i7 920 CPU and cooler that came with it. It didn't come with any thermal paste, so I guess it is not required? I really hate these snap-in 'screws', they pop out easy!
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How do I create an unattended installer for various applications in Windows?

I have had to reinstall my operating system today and there a ton of programs that I need to install, not to mention quite a few configurations to make after installing them! I heard some people are ...
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Im using lubuntu with no dual boot, it has had a fatal crash and needs to be completely removed

So my lubuntu OS v. Willey 14.04 has had a melt down the initial cause was a rewrite of the chown file and has grown from there, I can currently only access the terminal or an unusable desktop, I need ...
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Why I can't open any downloaded setup.exe file on Windows XP?

Today my friend ask me how can he run any Windows application install file, because on Windows XP, just dosen't opened. I realy surprised, first time I thinked he just joked me, but it's true, when I ...
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Installing drivers after the OS reinstallation?

First of all, does clean install of an OS delete the drivers installed on the hard disk? If so, will the new OS that is being installed contain drivers necessary for the hardware to perform properly? ...
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If I Install Windows from from USB, will Ubuntu be removed from my harddrive completely?

I need Ubuntu gone from my harddrive, is it possible that if I install Windows from USB that Ubuntu will be gone and Windows will just overwrite and replace it?
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Zypper: How do I display all packages from a certain repository?

Please tell me, how to let zypper display all installed packages of a certain repository.
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Cannot install IE11 on Windows Embedded Standard 7

I have downloaded the 'full' installer for IE11 (IE11-Windows6.1-x64-en-us.exe). The page here lists prerequisties that are required to install IE11: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/kb/2847882 ...
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Error installing IE11 - prerequisite update KB2834140

I'm trying to upgrade Internet Explorer my Windows 7 (x64) development VM from IE8 to IE11. Both the online and offline installers fail with a bland error message: The troubleshooter tells me ...
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pip install python ImportError HTTPSHandler

I just reinstalled python with homebrew and moved some things around in my etc/paths to load this version of python first. I also removed the python.framework from apple. I cant install pip packages, ...
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Is it possible to take any OS iso and use it to install to a hard drive WHILE staying on windows?

Say i have some hard drives, and each of them needs to install its own OS to it, and i have a windows machine, and i can also hot swap these hard drives, is it possible to take for example a Ubuntu ...
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Installing bluetooth module on Dell Precision M4600

I have a Dell Precision M4600 without a Bluetooth module (Bios says unavailable). I'm thinking about buying and installing this I have two questions Does this work on Dell M4600? How can I install ...
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Making application visible to software audit tools

I'm writing a software for Windows which is not always installed via msi installer. The software is aimed for business customers. Bigger companies use tools to audit software installed on employee ...
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New graphics card reported as “standard VGA display adapter”

After installing a new hard drive on my Sony vpccw16fs laptop, I installed Windows 7. I installed drivers from a Driver Pack Solution saved from my old hard drive. My system now only reports a "...
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Installing Windows 10 on a Samsung 850 EVO SSD gets stuck at “Copying Windows files (0%)”

Recently, I acquired a Samsung 850 EVO 120 GB SSD to use for OS (Windows 10) installation. After creating a bootable USB installer (using Rufus) and booting from it, I can do the following things: ...
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Is an R install portable?

I can't seem to find R available to download as a portable package, however the installer does offer the option to install without certain registry keys (although it does still show up in Add/Remove ...
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How to install drivers from 01.org on openSUSE

i need to install the drivers 2016Q1 Intel Graphics Stack Release in an openSUSE 13.1 https://01.org/zh/linuxgraphics/downloads/2016q1-intel-graphics-stack-release?langredirect=1 i dont have ...
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Can not find format drive C option when installing windows

When inserting my Windows installing CD to my new Pc to install windows, I did not see the "format C " option which I used to see on my old Pc. Why that happened ? and how to fix it ? Thank you
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Error installing Nvidia proprietary driver on Fedora 18

I'm trying to install the Nvidia proprietary driver (Geforce 525M) but I'm getting this error: ERROR: Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko'. This is most likely because the kernel ...
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Can't get NAV 2015 and 2016 to work side by side in Management Console

I have installed the 2015 version and then the 2016 version of Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Everything works fine besides the Management Console. When I install NAV 2015, I get version 8 of the ...
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Install OS X on external drive without rebooting?

I manage several hundred MacBook pros at a school. There are times when I need to remove the hard drive from a machine, attach it to an enclosure and plug it in to my main machine via USB and erase ...
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What is the difference between yum, apt-get, rpm, ./configure && make install?

I am new to Linux and am running CentOS. I have come across four ways to update or install software. So far, I've seen: yum install [program] apt-get install [program] rpm -i [program].rpm wget [...
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why can't centos find unallocated space during installation

i have 500GB hard disk with 4GB ram. i wanted to install centos in parallel with the windows i had shrink the drive to make the unallocated space but Centos7 doesn't show this unallocated space while ...
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Installing Asterisk extra sounds on Fedora 23

On Fedora 23 I found that the Asterisk "extra" sounds don't seem to be included in the main DNF repos. How can I install the "extra" sounds using DNF? For example, I would like to be able to do: dnf ...
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Installing CUDA 4.0 over 3.2

I am currently using CUDA 3.2 and would like to try out CUDA 4.0. Do I simply install CUDA 4.0 over 3.2? Will I need to remove anything, e.g. drivers etc?
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Install LibreOffice for Single User Windows 10

I have a Surface 3 with Windows 10. I do not have the administrative password. I tried to install LibreOffice 5 but the install fails after asking for admin privileges. When I installed Chrome, it ...
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Notepad++ Installation Error

When installing Notepad++ on Windows 7 64-bit, I receive this error: Error opening file for writing: C:\Program Files (x86)\Notepad++\langs.model.xml Click Abort to stop the installation, Retry to ...
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Error 1714 when installing Cisco Jabber

I'm having some trouble installing Cisco Jabber 10.5 on a users machine. It's usually pretty straightforward with the install but today I'm getting this error message. Before I tried anything else, ...
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Installing Windows7 on iMac which already has Windows

friend of mine has iMac with Windows XP, without OS X. And here's the thing, is it possible to install Windows 7 on it? Because boot camp is not working or at least is not working as intended. Thank ...
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Black screen when trying to install Ubuntu or Debian on new laptop

I'm trying to install Ubuntu or Debian from a live usb, but I can't get past the grub screen. I have two physical USB drives and I used unetbootin to create the live usbs. I've tried the live USBs ...
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Can't install SMSS 2016 March Preview

I am trying to install the latest Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio release. This is what the installation log looks like just before the installation fails: [44C4:4610][2016-04-03T23:15:57]i000:...
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Why does update-alternative set “manual” mode?

I have an older system where everything works fine, and a newer system where it doesn't. To be specific: X does not start up. I've traced down the error to the fact that update-alternatives for some ...
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Installing a package on Linux

I am using Raspbian, I am trying to install qTox messenger. I have downloaded the arm package. It looks like a purple diamond logo. I run ./qtox and it opens fine, runs perfect. How would I install ...