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

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Installing VPN connection and WiFi drivers on RHEL5

In RHEL5, How to establish a VPN connection,The details I get to connect the VPN are ipaddreess ,username/password How to install WiFi drivers on RHEL5
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Looking for way to download all the free software I need to setup my PC all at once . . [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: One-stop-shop installer for free Windows software? I am in the middle of reinstalling Windows 7, and I would like to install all the software in as few steps as ...
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Help transferring Mac OS X fonts to Windows

I have been sent a QuarkXPress document which contains a number of unusual fonts which were also sent to me. The fonts were in a folder named fonts and then it was all zipped up into a single archive ...
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Install SFTP on Debian Lenny use root user to login

I am new to linux. I have a server that I have successfully installed Debian Lenny on and everything else needed for a LAMP server. But I am unsure how to setup FTP. My first attempt went horribly ...
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Install Windows 7 through USB Drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install Win7 from USB Is it possible to install Windows 7 through a USB drive (considering that it's a fresh HD?) My motherboard is a ASUS Maximus II Formula If so ...
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Monitor goes standby on Windows 7 x64 installation

I can't install Windows 7 x64 on my computer and can't finish the installation procedure, because after first restart during setup, my monitor goes standby and i can't see anything. Then computer ...
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Configure error when installing php

When installing php I configure it like so: ./configure --prefix=/wwwroot/php --with-apxs2=/wwwroot/bin/apxs --with-configure-file-path=/wwwroot/php --with-mysql --with-gd And a configure error ...
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How to install clonezilla on Ubuntu 9.10?

I installed latest Ubuntu on a flash drive. Was ready to install clonezilla with apt-get install clonezilla but that's not the way to do it? I prefer a physical install to a live one because I then ...
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How to run Amarok after installing?

On my Fedora machine, I installed Amarok using yum install amarok In the Fedora start menu, and entry is created 'Amarok'. But, when I click it, a window opens and closes itself. I am not able to ...
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Encapsulate applications from overall system for easy removal?

I'm working on a new project for the next month or so, but, I'm not using my computer ... my concern is how to keep this computer configurations untouchable, or how to restore them. I may add a ...
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Where should I xcopy-deploy my applications on Windows 7?

a customer's I have some applications that are installed with plain xcopy. I know those applications will write some data into their installed directory at runtime. Now I want this application to be ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 desktop installation via USB (boot)

I have made a live boot USB using the UnetBootIn tool for Ubuntu 9.10. I have Windows XP SP2 installed as the primary OS, and want to make a partition for Ubuntu. However when I try to boot it via ...
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Unable to re-install Windows 7 on a Dell Optiplex 745

During the install I receive the error code 0x80070714 with the error string "Windows cannot install required files. Make sure all files required for installation are available, and restart the ...
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“Boot has failed, sleeping forever.” Suggest some solution for this

I downloaded Fedora from here. While trying to install it, I am getting this error: No root device found. Boot has failed, sleeping forever. I tried searching on it (found codehead and ...
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How to install a language pack in Windows 7 Professional

How i can install any language for example Hebrew in Windows 7 Professional ?
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What partitions do I need to have to install Fedora on my Vista machine?

I am using Windows Vista on my machine. I want to install Fedora. What all partitions should I have before starting to install? Are there any precautions etc that should be taken? I do not want to ...
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How to install Fedora from an .iso file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install fedora 12 iso file? I just downloaded Fedora from here. How do I install Fedora from the .iso file that is downloaded? Also, I have Vista already ...
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Ubuntu 9.10: Freezes while installing software from Update Manager

Specs: Intel Pentium III @ 933 MHz, 512MB`PC133 SDRAM, 128MB GeForce FX5200, Maxtor 20.5GB IDE HDD, Ubuntu 9.10 Hi all, so I just installed Ubuntu 9.10 (from CD) on this machine after trying out ...
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Windows 7 Refuses To Install To A Partition

I have 4 HDDs in my PC on a Gigabyte EP45-UD3 rev1.0 motherboard on SATA ports 0-3 and running AHCI mode. Windows 7 refuses to let me install to any partitions or disks I select saying Setup was ...
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FIrebug 1.5 not installing properly on Firefox 3.6

I just installed Firefox 3.6 (updated it, rather) and when I tried to install Firebug (1.5) it says 'addon installed' but there's no sign of Firebug anywhere. F12 doesn't do anything, the 'bug' icon ...
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Why can't I connect to my MySQL server that I just installed?

I am trying to install mysql 5.1.42 and after running below line sudo /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqladmin -u root -p password I get this error: /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqladmin: connect to server at ...
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Windows XP SP3 - Library not registered error… IE8 not installing

Specs to put things in context: AMD Athlon XP 2400+ @ 1987 MHz / 2 x 512MB PC3200 DDR RAM / WD 160GB IDE HDD / 3DFuzion 128MB GeForce 6200 AGP 4x / FIC AM37 / Windows XP SP3 Just recently, I was ...
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Unable to boot from CD: CODE 4

I'm trying to install Windows XP SP2 from a Dell green CD. I am installing it on a Dell Dimension 4100. I used 2 CDRom, no luck, still get the error message: CDBOOT: Unable to boot from CDROM: Code ...
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How do I Install Fedora using CDs?

I'm trying to install Fedora so that I can run Amahi Home Server, my system wont boot from a DVD and I'm now sure how to install using CDs or USB. Thanks!
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HP Deskjet D1430 “Access Denied” During Install

I put a clean copy of Windows XP Pro on a Dell computer. After updating everything, and download the latest driver install program from HP, I eagerly install the printer. Everything is fine and all, ...
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How do I upgrade pear from 1.4.9 to the latest version?

It looks like it might be 1.7.2, but I didn't find any definitive, "THIS IS THE CURRENT VERSION OF PEAR" on the pear website. I'm trying to upgrade PEAR on a system that I'm not all that familiar ...
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Manually Installing A New Kernel

For some reason, my kernel got uninstalled. I have only file called "initrd.img-2.6.26-1-xen-amd64.bak" in my /boot folder. The only other thing is a 'grub' folder. I booted into a rescue OS, but is ...
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How do I install Windows XP from an external hard drive?

I'm trying to install Windows XP Media Center edition by copying the install disc image to an external hard drive and making it bootable. Has anyone had success getting this to work on systems that ...
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Internet Explorer 8 takes forever (>1H) to install. What's up?

I just connected my brand new Vista 64 bits machine to the Internet and downloaded Windows updates to install. Downloading went fine, but installation seems to be stuck at the first item, "Internet ...
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Where do you install applications in Ubuntu which will be accessible by all users?

In Windows, software is just installed centrally in /programs but in Ubuntu its usually stored in the users local directory. When I install programs via add/remove they appear for my other user ...
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Can I re-install Windows using someone else's disc?

My laptop came pre-installed with Windows Vista and naturally no Windows disc. Is it legal to borrow a friend's retail Vista disc and install Windows using the serial number from the sticker on my ...
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Installing mint instead of ubuntu

I've ubuntu on my laptop, I'd like to remove it and install mint instead. What is the safest way to do it? ubuntu formatting
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Sandboxing an install

I have an install file that goes into building an portable application. There are a couple of problems with it. On Vista when I build the portable version the install requests admin privileges even ...
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purpose of “just me” and “everyone” radio button [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why install for “just me” as opposed to “everybody”? (windows installer) when i was installing a installer it had two radio buttons "just me" ...
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install pymedia and python audio tools

I noticed a pattern of errors while trying to install PyMedia and Python Audio Tools. For both modules I run the following: $ python setup.py install Then I get a series of compilation errors, and ...
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Which is the better way of dual-booting Windows 7 with Ubuntu 9.10?

I'm a Linux enthusiast, who is eager to try Ubuntu in a full installation. Which of the following ways would you suggest (& why) for Dual-booting Windows 7 with Ubuntu: Installing them side by ...
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Install wireless router with cable modem - need authentication server? [closed]

I've bought a wireless router which I'm installing with a Telstra BigPond cable modem for a friend. As part of the setup I've got to a screen requesting username / password / authentication server ...
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Will Visual Studio 2008 work on Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)?

I would like to know whether Visual Studio 2008 works on Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit). I am specific about the 64 bit Home Premium version of Windows 7. Regards, Naveen Jose
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How to installl Fedora without Cd Rom/DVD drive and booting from USB?

Hi is it possible to install Fedora on a computer with a screwed CD/DVD Drive (Doesn't Work) and no USB Boot option on start up? I tried Unetbootin it doesnt work either I get "Invalid Boot File" on ...
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Windows error 2203 when installing TortoiseSVN

I keep getting this error when trying to install TortoiseSVN on Windows 7. All Windows-help documents refer to Windows XP for this error code and they don't work with Windows 7. What does this ...
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Safe to remove XP from a computer running Windows 7?

I did a clean install of Windows 7 on my D drive in October. I only use/boot from this drive. Windows XP is still installed on my C drive. Windows 7 has always worked perfectly. Can I safely remove ...
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Games are/aren't included in different version/installations of Windows 7

So, I have two different computers running Windows 7... one is a laptop running the 7 Ultimate RC 32-bit and the other is a desktop running Professional 64-bit. The laptop has the usual games that ...
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Installing Windows XP x86 from a non-bootable disc

I have a genuine Windows XP x86 SP3 downloaded from MS Website (Partners) but this CD is not bootable when trying to fresh-install it. The autorun works fine when I put it in my DVD reader but can't ...
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Extract and install Word 2003 standalone without full CD [closed]

Given a proper Office 2003 CD, is it possible to extract just the files that are needed for one application... i.e. Word or Excel? Browsing the CD, you can see WORD11.MSI. The goal here is to ...
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Installing a 64-bit on a 32-bit dell inspiron 1720, ramifications?

I have a dell inspiron 1720, which isn't a 32-bit system. I already have a 64-bit cd burned from MSDN. I just want to know what the ramifications are of installing a 64-bit on this laptop? Will it ...
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Do I need Visual Studio 2008 to install Visual Studio .NET?

I can't seem to install Visual Studio .NET on my Windows 7 machine (64 bit). Do I need Visual Studio 2008 to install? I'm also looking for a good ASP.NET editor (which supports Intellisense), any ...
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Installing Office 2007 on Windows 7

I was trying to install Office 2007 on my new Win 7 box, but after inserting the DVD (original Microsoft disk), the drive kept trying to read the disk and nothing happened at all. I couldn't browse it ...
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Installation of MS SQL Database 2005 on Windows XP Home Sp3 fails with no specific error

I am trying to install MS SQL Database 2005 on Windows XP Home SP3. It fails giving no reason ("Database failed to install"), then exits. I had already installed MS SQL Database Express Edition 2008 ...
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HP c6180 driver refuses to install - “must reboot to continue delete files and continue install” loops

User called me last night, can't get HP drivers to install for printer. 500 meg download for latest c6180 driver. PC says "computer must be restarted to delete some files, then setup will continue." ...
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Problems installing yum

I did make install on the yum package downloaded from here. After the installation was done, if I do yum I am getting yum: Command not found. What should I do?