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

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Changes like driver installation/update/upgrade are lost after reboot/shutdown in Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux on my Dell Vostro 3446 in dual boot mode along with windows 8.1. I keep trying to update Kali and install device drivers. I installed the compact wireless driver and apt-update ...
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Unable to use SSD as boot drive

I own an Acer Aspire Predator G3620 and bought a Samsung EVO 840 SSD to speed up my performance. Unfortunately, after plugging in the SSD into my pc, the BIOS does not allow me to use the SSD as boot ...
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PXE install update status

I'm currently working on an install system for my servers. Everything works fine except the fact that I want to update a state in database proportionally of the install's state like "Reboot on PXE", ...
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ASRock motherboard does not even load BIOS when OpenBSD drives connected

I am trying to run an OpenBSD mail server on this hardware but am running into problems. I installed OpenBSD from the standard CD installer in a SATA CD drive plugged into the machine. This went ...
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Do installation files such as .deb contain machine instructions for every supported architecture?

Based on my humble understanding of computer internals, if you compile a C program for a particular instruction set architecture, the resulting executable will be the same for any operating system, ...
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Installing extensions of a program that is installed twice

I have Python installed twice in my computer. The python.exe file is located once under C:\Python34 and again under C:\Anaconda3. The first was installed through the standard Python installation, ...
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Trying to install program as non-admin user but Windows 2008 doesn't accept admin password

I am running Win 2008 Standard Ed. I am logged in as a user (non-admin) and am trying to install a program (via an install.exe file). Windows will prompt for an Admin userid and password which I do ...
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Unable to install PosgreSQL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to install PostgreSQL on my Ubuntu machine. I end up getting this error. postgresql : Depends: postgresql-9.3 but it is not going to be installed postgresql-contrib : Depends: ...
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How to install VLC in Fedora 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 21?

I want to install the VLC player in my Fedora 20. In https://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-fedora.html they mention how to do it just up to the version 14. What steps do I have to follow for bigger ...
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Laptop reboots short after starting Windows 10 setup

I am trying to install the Windows 10 insider preview (Windows10_InsiderPreview_x64_DE-DE_10130) on following machine. Acer Aspire 5720 Intel Core 2 Duo processor T5250 358MB Intel Graphics X3100 2GB ...
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How to install Cryptcat

How do you get Cryptcat running on Windows? The sourceforge - http://sourceforge.net/projects/cryptcat/files/ - link only has .dsp files and other assortments of objects of which what I am supposed ...
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i'm trying to install win 7 iso in another partition from my active harddrive

HI, first thanks to take a quick look here, i just need some help around, the issue : can't use my CD reader even USB :/ using right now win7 on C: and i wanna install it again from an iso in D: i ...
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Windows 8.1 key

I want to know that when I was installing Windows 8.1, I was required to enter a product key which I already have. When I entered the key the setup checked the key and said that the key works. How the ...
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Installing software on CentOS without root

I realize variants of this question have been asked before. My question is why can't one have some kind of parallel directory structure where a user w/o root is able to install whatever they need? ...
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how can I carry all my installed libraries from one Ubuntu installation to other

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 which includes many libraries that use for my work. I would like to carry all of those to another clean Ubuntu installation. Is there any tool helps for the process or any idea ...
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How to identify a windows installation folder?

I'm working on a pc that sometimes randomly boots up windows 10. It has 2 SSD's and 5 HDD's. BCDedit doesn't show the windows installation. How can I find where this windows 10 installation is ...
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Ubuntu installation freezes on splash screen, Dell Inspiron E1505

I'm trying to replace the 80 GB SATA HDD out of this (old, I know, I know) Inspiron lappy with a 60GB SSD. I load Ubuntu with this pendrive installer and it completes the creation of the bootable ...
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Issue installing Java EE 7 SDK update 1

I've installed Java (jdk 1.8) and set JAVA_HOME, now I'm trying to install Java EE 7 SDK which I downloaded it from here. The Oracle download page shows Universal Zip Installer type file, downloaded ...
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Mitmproxy on windows(mitmdump) getting stuck when given a command

I have built mitmproxy with python 2.7.1 and distutils 2.7.1 for windows 32 bit,The mitmdump i got is seems well,when i open windows cmd and give following command: C:\users\myusername>mitmdump ...
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how to break installer routine and install program in certain directory [closed]

Can I use the command line or other software in Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit to install a program to a specific directory? The supplied installer only installs in the 'Program Files (x86)' directory.
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Hard disk does not show any Partitions during windows installation

I have a samusung laptop 365e which ive been using for over a year now, it's been working well but it started freezing all of a sudden during it execution. it then finally refused to boot but instead, ...
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Can't install windows after linux

I've got an uefi based system with linux on it I deleted the win 7 partition to install win 8 because the installation failed when it was running on windows when i try to install windows 8 from usb i ...
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Black screen while installing Debian

I tried installing Debian with a netinstall CD-ROM on my custom-built PC. Everything is going fine until I choose any of the install options because then the screen turns black and I get no graphical ...
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Visual Studio across two drives, one drive failed

Recently my D: drive hard disk failed, Visual Studio 2013 update 4 was installed there, but of course VS also took 10+ GB off the C drive where the OS (Windows 8.1) is for its installation, basically ...
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Unable to install Tuleap on Centos6 (glibc issue)

I try to install Tuleap on a freshly installed Centos6 by following the official installation guide. It was failed , the dependency issue prompt: Error: Package: tuleap-plugin-im-1.5.27-1.el6.noarch ...
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Installation error while Installing SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition

I have tried to install Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition and it is giving the error: TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: ...
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Error installing Windows - Setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition

I am trying to install Windows on my computer. I previously had Ubuntu and Kali Linux installed. I am able to boot up from my USB. I agree to all the legal stuff and when it comes to installing ...
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disable driver signature check while installing windows 7 [duplicate]

is there any possibility where i can disable the default driver signature check while WINDOWS 7 Instalation?. My problem is that: i had bought an asus mobo with inbuilt AMD raid card and i want to ...
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How should I install windows with a 2 drive setup?

My PC has 2 drives: a small solid state, and a large hard drive. Obviously I want to install Windows on the solid state, but how can I configure it such that all other installations are defaulted to ...
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How to resolve dependencies while installing application on linux (CentOS 7.1)

When I tried to install deluge on my CentOS 7.1 I was facing dependency problems due to some el6 which are not meant for CentOS 7.1. So, I found this page: ...
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What to do when “Unable to locate package” in Debian

Specifically - I am trying to install gazebo5, which is in the SID list of Debian packages, but command apt-get install gazebo5 gives this error: unable to locate package. What should I do? I ...
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Install Windows 8.1 to 20 laptops using MDT 2013, never done it before

I just got the unfortunate job of pushing updating 20 laptops with new images. They are all identical ACER V models that require an identical Windows 8.1 image with a bunch of software. Instead of ...
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Installation Root (Cern) v6.00.02 with Cygwin

I have installed Root (Cern). Before calling "root" it is necessary starting the X server (by Cygwin, typing "startx"), to allow Root to use Windows. By setup-x86_64.exe I installed Cygwin ...
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How to add “role” after initial installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04

During Ubuntu Server 14.04 installation, I'm prompted to select a number of metapackages to install (which seems similar to the Windows Server notion of roles). Is there an easy way to install one of ...
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Is there anyway to install a software inside a VM?

In my system I have 100s of virtual machines and I want to install a package uniformly inside those VMs, same version etc. I may not have the passwords for those VMs, becuase different users may ...
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Trouble installing Django 1.8.2 using pip on Yosemite

When using the pip install django==1.8.2 command I receive the following error message: Installing collected packages: django Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Windows XP repair installation keeps restarting

I have a windows XP machine which was working absolutely fine until yesterday. Then suddenly it won't boot in normal mode. Tried Safe Mode, Safe Mode Command prompt, Last known good configuration ...
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LibreOffice doesn't install anything except Writer and Draw?

So I tried to install LibreOffice, because the free version of Microsoft Office I got for being a student has been giving my laptop a BSOD (separate problem, working on it). There was an older ...
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Scanner Canon DR-2020 U network

I bought a scanner (Canon DR-2020 U), but it doesn't have the network card. How can I make this a network scanner? I can hook the scanner to a computer that is on most of the time, but is it ...
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Hyper-V install error - Failure configuring windows features, reverting changes

I have a problem with the installation of Hyper-V in the Windows8.1. After selecting the component and reboot - is being installed, which is cut off by 93%. And "Failure configuring windows features, ...
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How to stop unauthorized installation of programs on Windows 8.1?

On my windows 8.1, everyday or other some programs are automatically installed. Eg. Deals100, CouponDunia etc. I want to enforce a password to install anything on my machine. Dont tell to create a ...
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Installing Github on Windows

I downloaded GitHub for Windows and I tried to install it. The installation wais interrupted with the message: windows application validation did not succeed unable to continue. How can I get ...
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If a pin was bent during CPU installation would the machine have started at all?

Realistically, if a Pin was bent during install would it have turned on and ran for 30 minutes or so before cutting out, or would it just have not started even once? The machine turned on first time, ...
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I'm trying to install PostgreSQL onto Ubuntu 14.04, but I am having difficulties after following a guide

I originally followed the guide at http://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.2/static/runtime.html. It instructed me to install postgres-xc, which is meant for making clusters of databases. On other sites, I ...
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How do completely wipe Adobe Creative Cloud from my Yosemite OS X machine?

My Creative Cloud app was corrupted on install. Every time I try to open it, it crashes. It tells me to download the installer and re-install, but every I run the installer it tells me to go download ...
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Install GCC 5.1 on Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian

I would like to install GCC 5.1 (newest version - although 5.0 would be fine too) on my Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (Debian jessie) installed. Sadly there is no debian package for GCC 5.1. I've tried ...
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Test whether PHP is correctly installed on my Mac

I use Homebrew to installed the php 5.6, I followed the guide from Homebrew to enable Apache and PHP (such as uncommenting the httpd.conf file), then I can successfully access to http://localhost/ and ...
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Oracle JRE 7 and 8 both will not install on previously Javaless win7

Simple question I thought I'd never have to ask, since I've done it hundreds of times before: How can I install JRE? I have a Win7 x64 Pro box with no Java environment, running as an admin user. I'm ...
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brew Install xdg-utils

My question is pretty basic. I'd like to use the command line xdg-open. The command line is not known to my computer (Mac OSX) so I have to install the package (not sure this is the right term) that ...
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Install windows in a partition without OS, without formatting it

I have an HDD with two partitions, one with Win 7, and one with data. On the partition with Win 7, I want to format and install Linux, no problems there. But in the other, I want to install a fresh ...