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MySQL server 5.5 on CentOS 6.5 error: “mysqld: unrecognized service”

I am using CentOS 6.5. I installed MySQL Server 5.5 from a .rpm package (downloaded from the official MySQL site) using the default .rpm installer. I also installed MySQL Client package the same way. ...
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Windows 8.1 installation - partitions

I downloaded and burnt windows 8.1 from MSDN, but during installation I noticed that when I formatted and deleted particular partitions they won't merge into one as in windows 7 installation (as far ...
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How to stop previous installation of the program in Windows 8?

First days with Windows 8. I have custom keyboard layout setup program. I tried to run it, but Windows prevented the launch due to security issues. I tried again, and I forced install -- however ...
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Synaptics - Windows 8.1, updating Synaptics failed

On Windows 8.1, I tried to install the latest Synaptics Touchpad Driver v17.0.19 and it failed for some unknown reasons. Turns out it's problem with Synaptics, not Windows. Synaptics did not "Sign" ...
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Windows install deleted all partitions and can't install windows

I tried to install Windows XP on an old acer laptop. I deleted all partitions and ended up with one unallocated space. I pressed Enter to install XP in the unallocated space. It was examining this ...
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Workaround for iPhone error: This App Requires iOS 7.0 or Later [closed]

Anyone been able to install apps that are no longer supported? Error: This application requires iOS 7.0 or later. You must update to iOS 7.0 in order to download and use this application. ...
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OS X Maverick refuses to install with “This disk cannot be used to start up your computer.”

When trying to install OS X Maverick on top of Mountain Lion, the installer refuses to install on the "Macintosh HD" partition saying "This disk cannot be used to start up your computer." My disk has ...
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Cannot find one or more components. Please reinstall application

I am running Windows 8, 64 bit and have SQL Server 2012 installed. I downloaded the client tools, looked in the directory for SQL Server Management Studio, and see it's there. When I try to run SQL ...
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Windows XP/7/8 software installation automation [closed]

I'm a computer technician and I install 5+ windows computers a day. I have no problem with the installation of windows and the drivers as I use DriverPack Solution. The only problem is that I install ...
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Unsupported architecture in installing Linux program in OSX

I am trying to install the WFDB software for OSX, source here. I run sudo make install I get cd lib; /Applications/Xcode.app/Contents/Developer/usr/bin/make install cp -p wfdblib.h ...
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How to install spek on arch linux

I want to install spek but I see no instructions here https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=38001 and I am a linux noob. I tried downloading the tarball and run the spek.install.txt by chmod +x ...
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Trying to manually install SteamOS - can't choose role for partition

I'm trying to install SteamOS from hard drive partition where I unzipped installer zip. I was able to boot into installer with help of my other OS grub, but now I'm stuck at disk partitioning. In ...
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Trying to install and create new git repository for first time - I think disconnected work network drive is creating issue

I have windows 7 installed. C:\ is a local drive. H:\ is a work network drive that continually re-installs every time I boot. I have learned to just disconnect it whenever I am doing any coding from ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Debian headless server?

I have a headless Debian Unstable server that I would like to install Ubuntu Trusty on. However, I do not have a keyboard or monitor connected to it, so I would like to install it over SSH. I have ...
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Cannot install Hyper-V platform on Windows 8.1 Pro

I have a problem related to installing Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 Pro x64. I decided to experiment with some Windows Phone 8 programming. In order to install the simulator I need to have Hyper-V platform ...
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How to do a clean install of Windows 8.1 with non-retail key?

I cannot upgrade 8 to 8.1 because that process results in a series of bluescreens and completely system failure. I tried to follow this: windows-8-1-fresh-install-with-windows-8-licence but after ...
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Is there .exe package of apache tomcat somewhere?

I only see binary packages on apache website. Where can I find windows installer? I downloaded old version from some user of code.google.com, but that's definitely not the way they distribute it. I ...
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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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How to install alternative version of Python beside distro supplied?

Is there any official way to install a specific version of Python, at least 2.6, manually into my chosen directory? I do not necessarily have root privileges on the host that I am installing to. ...
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Windows 7 install - CD boot error code 5

This is an update following some further research. This question relates to the solution posted on the following question: When installing Windows 7, CDBOOT error 5 appears: Cannot boot from CD; ...
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How to make deb package to actually change something

I work in linux based environment where we also need to access some test servers inside our intranet. To do it, I updated my /etc/hosts entry to let system know "who is who". Inside our team we got ...
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Win 7 doesn't run in computer Y after installation done on computer X

I have 2 computers, one had problems booting the Win 7 installation CD, so I took the hard drive, put in in the 2nd computer and installed Win 7 there. Then, I moved the hard drive back to the first ...
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Mounting a partition in the /cdrom mount point

I was installing CrunchBang Linux (#!) today, and everything was going pretty well, until I got to the point where files are copied from installation media to HDD. I had burned the .iso to /dev/sda6 ...
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PS2 Emulator on Mac doesn't work

I wanted to play PS2 games on my Mac running 10.9 and after a little research, I found the emulator called PSCX2. All the tutorials about installing it were telling the same: intall xQuatz install ...
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Difference between a stand-alone executable file, and an installed executable?

I have noticed on Windows, at least, that you can download a direct, statically-linked executable file and launch it directly, or write your own program and executable it (even dynamically) without ...
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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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Error: Can not retrieve metalink for repository: fedora/19/x86_64

What I did: I installed Fedora 19 x86_64 with KDE straight from a DVD I burned myself. This DVD was used at least twice now to perform reformats, and the install itself went without a hitch. This is ...
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How do you reinstall nano on Mac OS X?

I accidentally overwrote my nano app with a unix binary version, and now nano doesnt work on my Mac OS (Maverick). How do I restore nano or get it back? I couldnt find it on homebrew and I don't ...
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Partition Issue with Windows 8.1 Installation

I bought a brand new machine and I wanted to install Windows 8.1 on a single 4TB HDD. I want to partition the drive using the following layout: Drive 0 Partition 1: System Reserved - whatever the ...
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Windows 8 OEM Reinstalling

I know this question is a repetition but I didn't find any solution of my problem from any of the previous questions. Recently I formatted my Laptop HDD and now I want to re install windows 8 I've a ...
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How to install tomcat-native without need to install development utils

I am using tomcat on a RHEL machine. When starting tomcat, i get the following warning: INFO: The APR based Apache Tomcat Native library which allows optimal performance in production environments ...
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Recursive write permissions on files and folders, with Prestashop on WAMP

I am trying to install Prestashop in Windows 7 / WAMP server. But I have a problem with it, it says: Recursive write permissions on files and folders: ~/sitemap.xml I am trying this: Replace ...
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Is it possible to install software on Windows from a Linux live USB?

I do an awful lot of software installs in work (Microsoft Office, Norton, McAfee, etc.) on Windows 8 machines and having no real way to automate the process for a variety of machines. Primarily I'm a ...
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trying to install FreeBSD from a pen drive. Failed with error 19

I am trying to install FreeBSD from a pen drive. But it returns an error on boot. cd9660 :/dev/iso9660 error :/dev/iso9660/FREEBSD_INSTALL failed with error 19 and appears mountroot> command ...
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Windows 7 installation breaks due to some hard disk error

I am trying to install Windows 7 from a bootable USB flash drive, but it breaks in between and gives me this error. The file or directory c.windows.winsxs.x86_mdmmoto1.inf...is corrupt or unreadable. ...
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Stop Japanese from being used on Avant Browser installation

I recently installed Japanese language support somehow a few months ago. This morning while messing around with the Avant Browser I found that the install and browser were using an Asian language, ...
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Installing Windows 8.1 to new SSD while booted into Windows 7

I am nervous about proceeding through the install wizard past the "install" button, when I'm not sure what choices I'll be presented with, vs what assumptions the wizard makes for me. My situation: ...
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Can’t install IE 10 anymore, after uninstalling IE 11, 10 and 9

For a friend of mine, IE 11 was installed via automatic Windows updates. Unfortunately, the screen reader in use doesn’t support IE 11 (which freezes everytime after starting it), so I wanted to ...
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VHD does not appear in partition list when installing Win2008

I am trying, without success, to create a bootable Win 2008 R2 VHD on my Win7 Ultimate box. I can create the VHD, in Drive Manager I can see the VHD, but when I run the 2008 R2 Setup, it never shows ...
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Apache ./configure can't find pcre-config script

I'm trying to install Apache on Red Hat. It's a system I don't have full control over (my sysadmins have given me a directory to work in). So I've downloaded, configured, and installed APR, APR-Util, ...
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About Installation Jre in Solaris 10

I have a server with Solaris 10 and Sparc arch., in which i am not a root user, and it's no able to be. Where there is installed a another version of JDK. And now I need to install another version ...
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How to install TheBrain software on ubuntu/kubuntu?

I am completely new to Linux based operating systems and am having trouble installing programs. I downloaded the latest version of TheBrain but can't seem to install it. I've made the file executable ...
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Is there a way to install IE 11 on Windows 8?

Internet Explorer 11 supports only Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 and some others yes, but not Windows 8.0. So is there are way to make it work by changing some files or something? I can not upgrade to ...
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Installing OS on VIDEO hard disks

This is a dumb question since they name these in a confusing way. I am trying to build an surveillance application in Debian platform. Since HDD are categorized in Seagate site like this: Laptop ...
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Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string - running .run file

I am trying to run a .run file, I log in as SU and run the following command: sh xampp-linux-x64-1.8.3-1-installer.run but I am getting the following error: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted ...
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Office 365 Home Premium Installaion Errors

This is a brand new Lenovo convertible with Windows 8. It came with Office 2010 starter pack. It was never used however. I went ahead and bought Office 365 Home Premium. However, the Office 365 ...
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Installing new OS on laptop from bootable USB/DVD

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 from a bootable USB drive (created using unetbootin). After setting the boot priority and booting, the screen shows: SYSLINUX 3.63 debian..... boot: ...and then ...
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How do I install Linux mint debian and set up a root login?

I have tried installing Linux Mint (after giving up with Manjaro for the same reason) but find I cannot do anything such as set up network connections as I have no root login. Should I not be prompted ...
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Can't Boot Windows after BackTrack 5 install

My computer won't allow me to boot into Windows 7 after I installed BackTrack 5 (A Linux Distro). I don't believe this is a boot sector problem because, as you will see in the video, the Windows ...
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Updating php 5.3.x to 5.4.x

Currently I'm on PHP 5.3.6 and would like to upgrade to 5.4.x or 5.5.x Trough this website: http://php-osx.liip.ch/ I've installed PHP 5.5 and when I log in my terminal (php -v) I get this: PHP ...