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

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How to boot Linux (Debian) so that it's independent of hard-drive?

Recently, I've been compiling Linux From Scratch. Because I didn't have a free space to create a new partition for it, I've created a file and mounted it using loopback device. I've managed to ...
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How to find out which windows version my product key matches?

I retrieved my Windows 8 product key from the firmware but have no idea which version it's supposed to match. My Windows 8 cannot be booted into (hence the need to re-install in the first place) How ...
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How to remotely reinstall Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi

I have a Raspberry Pi and I need to get the image reinstalled but it's a 4 hour drive away to it. I can SSH into the Raspberry Pi just fine, but I need to find a way to remotely reinstall the OS on it....
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Given a Debian-based OS, If the OS image becomes corrupted, how can it reinstall over the network remotely [duplicate]

We have a raspberry pi system that needs to be able to remotely re-image itself, if the image becomes corrupted or on demand. How do I go about doing this? Also, how do I setup a pi that wasn't ...
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How to use a software without installing it on a computer? [duplicate]

I hope my question fits superuser. I am a PhD student and I must use a software on my computer at the faculty's office but unfortunately, the informaticians are not at the university since a quite ...
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Tuleap Appliance

Just install the Tuleap appliance. I was able to run the setup using the VM IP address. However I am not able to log onto the main landing page. When type the ip address in the browser (FF,Chrome or ...
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Use WINNT32 from an ISO file

Is there a way to run winnt32.exe from an ISO file to install Windows onto a second HDD? I'd like it to prompt which drive to format and install windows on like in the usual windows setup, just in-...
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How can I install PHP 5.6.14 on Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)?

I recently upgraded from OS X Yosemite to El Capitan, and I needed to re-install PHP. So, I downloaded php (version 5.6.14), ran the ./configure file, and then ran sudo make. However, when doing so, ...
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how do i resume debian installation? - battery died during package installation

I am installing debian wheezy with graphical install onto usb (encrypted lvm). unfortunately at some stage i must have bumped the power lead which resulted in the battery being drained. (net install) ...
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Can't install windows on my pc

I started receiving blue screen error MEMORY_MANAGEMENT. I ran Windows memory diagnostic tool. I tried all three method Basic,Standard,Advance it didn't detected any fault. So i tried re-installing ...
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Remote Installation of msi package over non domain network (windows)

I'm currently trying to audit our large (180+ sites) company and have been given a client to install, which I have both .msi and .exe installers for. The problem is, with about half these sites ...
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JDK Windows installer does nothing when opened

I've recently downloaded the JDK 8u60 x64 installer from Oracle's web site. It's not a download problem: I've downloaded the installer twice and even compared cryptographic hashes. Everything matches ...
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Prevent user from installing program in Windows 7

There are 5 Win 7 machines. All the machines have one password protected Administrator account and one Standard user account. These machines are connected to a router. All the machines have been ...
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Install older version of MS Office without removing newer version first

I'm currently running Microsoft Office 2010, but I temporarily need Excel 2007. I know I can use the Custom setup at the 2007 install process to select just Excel, and based on the Setup Help page: ...
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Need help installing program; can't get `make` to work in src directory

I've been trying very hard to get John the Riper to work. I installed it on Ubuntu and it wouldn't work giving me an error about unknown cipher. Now I'm trying to install it on CentOS. I tried ...
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How linux can be installed on potato/toaster? [closed]

While going over internet came across a weird post related to linux installation over at potato : As you see over here the linus was installed over potato and it was running successfully,while ...
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How to install latest version of Evince in my Xubuntu machine

I wish to install the latest version of Evince (3.18) in my Xubuntu 15.04 machine (64 bits), which comes with v. 3.14.2 installed. I tried following the instructions from Evince's web page, using ...
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How to install geforce drivers on CrunchBang?

I never used linux before so this is my first time. I had a hard time figuring out how to install chrome here, and now it works. But I can't find a way to install the .run file I download from Nvidia'...
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VMWare Server 2 installation: VMCI kernel module

While installing VMWare server 2.0.2 on debian 8 I'm getting the error: The following VMware kernel modules have been found on your system that were not installed by the VMware installer. Please ...
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Would frequently reinstalling Linux distros affect the life of my hard disk?

I have Ubuntu and Fedora Linux distributions on my computer. I try to tweak many things in both of them and many times mess things up. So I normally reinstall the OS to fix it (as a last resort). In ...
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Kworker linux process: what is it writing to disk?

I'm on Debian Jessie 8.2. Is there a way to figure out what exactly is being written out by kworker or what's triggering those writes? I'm using a flash drive for my OS. deathstar> dmesg|grep sdc|...
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How do i boot a file system read only?

Need to tune2fs for a flash based root-fs and it's asking me to do it in 'ro' mode. deathstar> tune2fs -O '^has_journal' /dev/sdc1 tune2fs 1.42.12 (29-Aug-2014) The has_journal feature may only be ...
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how can i move my usr folder to my HDD.i have installed UBUNTU 14.04 in my SSD and have also moved my home folder to my HHD

please help me to move my usr folder because my SSD doesnt have a lot of space and i want install the programmes in my SSD.i have moved my home folder to my Hdd and i want more space for my programmes....
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Install naemon on CentOS 7?

I am following these instructions: http://www.naemon.org/documentation/usersguide/quickstart-centos.html But when I try to "Install Naemon", I have errors: [root@ccnagios naemon-rpm]# yum install *...
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Why 32-bit installation of R is available in 64-bit machines?

I wanted to know why, when you install R for Windows on a x64 machine, it lets you choose between installing 64-bit,32-bit, or both. I don't understand why would you want to install 32-bit version of ...
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Firefox Account Server install fails

I'm using firefox on multiple devices, and therefore enjoying it's sync option very much. Now I want to setup my own Firefox Sync server, to store my data at home and not somewhere else. Since I want ...
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Tuleap Full installation error

I'm having some trouble to make the full installation on RHEL 6.7 64-bit. After run the command yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras tuleap-all, the install found lot o of dependencies: Error: ...
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Can I transfer a Windows 10 licence to my new PC if it was upgraded from a retail licence?

I've tried comprehending the various published guidelines but in all honesty they're contradicting each other and not making much sense to me. I should have probably also thought about this before ...
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Tuleap (full) installation error yum Dependency Error (php-launcher.sh)

Trying to install the latest version, but it seems to be broken: yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras tuleap-all --> Processing Dependency: /usr/share/codendi/src/utils/php-launcher.sh for ...
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How to install Kali Linux on Acer Aspire Switch 10 (windows tablet)?

I wish to install kali linux into my acer aspire switch 10 which is currently running full windows 8.1, is there any guide to do it? Things that i have: - kali linux x64 iso - bootable pendrive My ...
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Office 2016 Advanced Setup

I just started the Office 2016 Setup/Installation on my Windows 10 PC. The installation worked fine and started automatically showing only this dialog: But there are no additional settings possible!...
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Automatic installation USB stick

What is the best way to create automatic installation usb stick? I want to load some .exe files to usb stick and install everything with one click. What approach/tools/language are the best for that?
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vc_redist.x86.exe Setup Failed: 0x80240017 Unspecified error

An installer told me I need to first install Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 and gave the link https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=40784 Unfortunately ...
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Can't uninstall Python 2.7.9 on Windows 10

Hello I am trying to uninstall Python 2.7.9 on Windows 10, but this pop-up keeps showing up: There is a problem with this Windows Install package. A program required for this install to complete ...
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How to perform unattended installation for any installer using wine?

In winetricks help I can see the following option: -q, --unattended Don't ask any questions, just install automatically which allows me to install automatically many apps and games (...
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Why can't I install OS X Snow Leopard v10.6.2 from disc on my computer that has OS X v10.5.8?

When I go to install it says "Can't install on this computer".
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How can I connect Windows 7, remain hardwired and connect a wireless router?

I work from home and am required to be hard wired. However, I do have a wireless router I would like to connect so other family members can connect their devices to. What would be the proper way to ...
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Office 2013 installation fails trying to modify Microsoft Uighur Bold (MSUIGHUB.TTF) font

I am trying to install a DreamSpark (education) copy of Microsoft Office 2013. While installing, the following error occurs: Error 1321. Setup cannot modify the file C:\Windows\Fonts\MSUIGHUB....
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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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How do I resolve the installer error “The configuration data for this product is corrupt.”

The story goes something like this... A laptop is brought to me with VPN problems. Some techs already tried some things so not sure how it started but when I run the installer to do anything, repair, ...
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Reinstalling Windows on an HP laptop

I bought a HP Envy m6 laptop with Windows 8 installed on it. I have a folder in the hard drive named 'recovery'. Now I have 2 questions: How can I tell whether this Windows installation is genuine? ...
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stuck after first reboot with UEFI clean install of Windows 10

Install with media from MS MCT Win10pro x64 from a SD-Card slot. Did a fresh GPT partitioning of 128 GB SSD as from Win10´s choice. after the first reboot it stucks at the blue windows logo, but ...
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Custom Windows installation and recovery partition with sysprep?

So I do know about the audit mode of Windows, sysprep.exe, and the Windows System Image Manager to create unattended answer files. I already used these tools to setup my new Windows 10 installation, ...
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NetBSD - no pkg

After full installation of latest NetBSD I'm tried to launch pkgin, but received pkgin not found, also I've got same for pkgsrc. Then I've found, that there's no /usr/pkg location. That's normal or ...
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how to create customized operating system booting disc

I want to know how to create customized OS booting disc (like HIREN boot disc), with some basic software like CCleaner,VLC,MS Office,Chrome,Firefox ,etc. I want to create a Windows 7 customized ...
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Windows installation (7, 8.1 and 10) fails on custom built new computer

I have just built a new computer, and I am now trying to install Windows on it, but it dosent seems to work at all. Here are my system specs: Mobo: MSI A88X-G41 V2 CPU: AMD A10 6700 RAM: 8GB HyperX ...
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When installing OneDrive on Windows 7, Windows tells me to uninstall the previous version. I am unable to uninstall the previous version

This is on a work computer. For some reason they decided to recreate all of our user accounts. I needed to reinstall all the software I use. When I try to install OneDrive with OneDriveSetup.exe from ...
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Allow specific windows applications to update from user account with no local administrator rights

I am managing a small network of about 15 Windows 8.1 computers/users. None of these users have local admin rights (because I don't want to spend 24 hours a day removing viruses and malware from the ...
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Package conflict when installing Zend Server on RHEL using install script

I am trying to install Zend Server on a RHEL machine using install script stated on this steps http://files.zend.com/help/Zend-Server-8/zend-server.htm#rpm_installing_zend_server.htm When I run ./...
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Can't install Windows 10 on desktop PC: “We couldn't create a new partition”

I can't install Windows 10 (or 7) on my desktop PC and keep seeing the error: We couldn't create a new partition I had my Windows 7 (not licensed, but activated) for a very long time, and didn'...