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

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/usr/sbin/installer requires root, not Admin, to install a package

Prior to Mountain Lion, I was able to install packages with /usr/sbin/installer as an Admin user. However, with Mountain Lion, when I try running installer -pkg blah.pkg -target / I get the error ...
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Cannot install Kali linux

I am trying to install kali linux. My laptop is 64bit. I am trying to use bootable usb drive. It is giving me this error saying "An installation step failed, You can run the failing item again from ...
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step by step instructions for installing eclipse on Windows 7?

It's almost unbelievable to me that I can't find this (especially anywhere on the eclipse site), but how do install Eclipse? I'm using Windows 7. I have downloaded eclipse which was a big zip file. ...
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How to clone a Windows 8.1 installation

I'm in the process of setting up a computer lab and the cloning process I have used past versions of Windows does not seem to work in Windows 8.1. The process seems to have been replaced by an install ...
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How to Edit the Windows 8.1 Start Screen for all users (removing defaults / adding a non-installer programs)

I am trying to do two things in Windows 8.1: Add a new program to the Start Menu of all users. This is an app that was added without using an installer (Eclipse). Remove defaults that are part of ...
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Could change motherboard with Windows 8 clean install?

I'd like to change my motherboard and CPU. Does anybody know if I hit "Remove everything and reinstall Windows" and change my motherboard and CPU in the process what will happen? I have a Windows 8 ...
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Changing default Java Runtime Environment from 1.8 to 1.7

I'm currently trying to change the default JRE on my computer from 8 to 7. I was attempting to fix a glitch involving the game Minecraft by updating to the JRE8 beta build, but it seems like that ...
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Missing scott user in Oracle 11 g database

I have installed Oracle 11g R2 on my Windows. During the installation, in password management, the "scott" user is missing. I'm unable to login in "scott" as my sample schema. What do I have to do in ...
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install windows 8.1 pro on ssd m2

I'm working on a thinkpad t440s which running linux on primary SSD disk. I recently bought a second disk a SSD M2 which is totally working on linux and detected by the windows setup program. But, I ...
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How to use non-free drivers during debian install

I'm trying to install debian stable using unetbootin. The install process fails with "network autoconfiguration failed", probably due to the ethernet driver not working. My Lenovo U350 has a Broadcom ...
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Why can't I install Windows 8 on an UEFI machine from an MBR based USB disk?

Just tried to install Windows 8.1 on an UEFI machine/GPT disk. I used a 2 TB MBR-based USB drive to contain the installer (FAT32 partition with Windows 8.1 install files). I got as far as selecting a ...
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How to install development tools when Ruby compiled from source

I have Windows 8, and I need to install Ruby 2.1.2 for a project. I followed these instructions. I unzipped the source into C:\Ruby2.1.2\src\, ran nmake in C:\Ruby2.1.2\build\, and ran nmake install ...
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Error: Couldn't update to Windows 8.1 preview. How to troubleshoot?

Trying to upgrade my PC, the process goes forward but in some point, it revers back to Windows 8.0. How can I troubleshoot the problem?
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Open Source Hosting Site for a closed group [on hold]

We have many open Source hosting sites for public, such as CodePlex, GitHub, Google Code, SourceForge. Is there any system available which I can use to build similar open source hosting sites within ...
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Matlab is continuously asking me to activate when I am trying to launch

Matlab is continuously asking me to activate when I am trying to launch cd /usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin User@User-Inspiron-N5010:/usr/local/MATLAB/R2014a/bin$ sudo ./matlab What is the solution ...
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“not enough disk space” error while Windows 7 installation

After spending the last week mucking about with an install of Windows 7 x64 SP1 that I really need to do a repair install on (vs doing a clean install), I'm stumped as to how to get around this ...
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Having to 'take ownership' of temp install files to install anything

For quite a while I have had problems installing files now. Every time they try to install with files stored in appdata the installer will not have permission to read or write the file in appdata even ...
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Windows 7 cannot be installed to this disk

I am trying to install Windows 7 from a USB onto a new computer. The installation begins properly. It asks me what language to use and then asks if I want to do a custom (fresh) install, which I do. ...
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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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Error message: sudo: mysql_secure_installation: command not found

I'm trying to learn PHP and I'm just in the process of installing apache,msql and PHP. I'm on a mac osx 10.7.2 Processor 2.26 GHz intel core 2 due I downloaded: mysql-5.5.18-osx10.6-x86_64.dmg ...
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Debugging Installation Problems with Visual Studio 2013 Express for Web

I'm having 2 strange issues on a fresh install of VS2013 Express for Web. The install seemed to go ok, but when completed I have two problems. Could anybody help or point me in the right direction ...
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How do install POEdit on CentOS 7?

I want to install POEdit on CentOS 7. After running ./configure, I receive a message about several libraries not being installed, such as wxWidgets and Boost. I've installed these libraries and it ...
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Solving installation problems in general [on hold]

I tried to install the snipMate extension to the vim editor and it failed. After much fiddling it turned out that installing a prerequisite package called Pathogen I followed blindly a curl command ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04.1 won't boot

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.1 on an old Toshiba Satellite A665-S5170. I installed it from a USB drive. Setup and everything went fine but now I can't boot into Ubuntu server without the USB in. ...
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How to reinstall HP BIOS

I am dual booting my PC with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. Both are working. I have no problem. Today I started seeing this error: The HP Bios application selected is corrupt or missing. Please ...
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Unable to run a gerris file (.gfs) on Linux Mint

I have installed gerris on Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon(32-bit). But whenever I say gerris2D file.gfs it gives me gerris: file `file.gfs' is not a valid simulation file file.gfs:0:0: `B I have verified ...
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Installed Wheezy package on Squeeze, how to rollback?

I 'accedentley' installed a wheezy package (by including the source in my sources.list) to a squeeze system. For the last few days I've been trying to restore it but I have no luck. Here is the ...
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Windows 8-7 downgrade, reinstallation and gpt partitions

I recently purchased 2 Acer Travelmate B113 11" laptops for use by our SMT guys when going abroad but have run into some problems. They came with Windows 8 pro downgraded to Windows 7, preinstalled ...
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Has anyone been successful installing pl/java on MacOSX 10.X? [closed]

I would like to install pl/java for Postgresql 9 on my mac, but have had trouble being successful. Anyone out there?
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Outlook may not be installed with a newer version of Outlook

Encountered this error while setting up Office on a virtual machine today, I am trying to installed the 32bit version of Outlook. This is a fresh VM install so I know outlook is not already installed ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Acer V5-472 with HD 4000

I have an Acer V5-472 with intel HD4000 graphics chipset and a built-in 1366*768 display. I have installed ubuntu 13.10 amd64 in legacy boot mode with an external monitor. Installation showed no ...
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Installing EclipseFP on Mac OS X

I am trying to install EclipseFP. I'm running OS X Mavericks. I've tried following both the official installation instructions and the advice in this answer on SU, but I'm still having the same ...
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Another Windows 7 install freezing

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T510 which has been runing Windows 7 32bits for almost two years now. For some reason, the system got dusty and slow so I backed-up my data intending to format my HDD and ...
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Windows 8: BFSVC Error: Could not open the BCD template store. Status = [c000000f]

I have installed a new hard disk drive on my Acer Aspire 771. I made a USB recovery stick as well as recovery cd of the Windows 8 64 bit running on the former HD (which got corrupted, so no cloning ...
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MySQL / DBServer

I'm trying to match services running on Windows servers using the executable path returned by WMI. I'm getting MySQL through a path like C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.0\bin\mysqld.exe I ...
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Have a list of files that are creating while installing a software

I want to know is there any way to have a list of all the files that are made on my computer when I install a new software. I mean when install a software in a directory (for example in D:\A) , a ...
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Apt-get update and installed failed in ubuntu 13.10 in virtual machine

I have installed VMplayer in my Ubuntu 14.04 and in the VM I need to run Ubuntu 13.10. I have installed 13.10 on my VM. But in 13.10 when I need to run sudo apt-get update it failed. And also I can't ...
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Why won't my CD run when I load it in the drive in my Windows 8.1?

Why won't my Quicken installation disk run when I load it in the CD drive of my Windows 8.1 computer? When the disc was put in the computer's tray, the tray closed and nothing happens.
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Installation Optimisation With Limited SSD Space

Tomorrow, I need to rebuild a windows 7 machine due to various issues. It currently has a 500GB HDD as the primary drive, with a 120GB SSD. As a developer, I need to keep as much space free as I can ...
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Long range wireless antenna setup

I have a TP-LINK TL-ANT5830B 5GHz 30dBi Outdoor Directional Antenna. I have not try to install outside yet but I set it up in my basement. I thought I would pickup some signals however it only shows ...
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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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How to change Windows 8 core installation language to English?

I recently bought a new Lenovo laptop from Poland with Windows 8. Everything is dandy until I notice that it's all Polish and I don't speak Polish. Well, I can change the language to English, but ...
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Overlapping partitions can't install ubuntu

when I try to install ubuntu it doesn't detect the windows OS and doesn't show up harddisk partitions as well. I think the issue is due to partition overlapping. Here is the output of fdisk. How do I ...
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Why do I get “unsupported architecture” errors trying to install a Python library in OSX?

I am trying to install a Python library in the Presto package, source http://www.cv.nrao.edu/~sransom/presto/ Using 'gmake fftfit' I get the following error: cd fftfit_src ; f2py-2.7 -c fftfit.pyf ...
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Update to Chrome 36, black screen, no address bar, can't uninstall

I just updated to the latest (as of 7/18/14) Chrome, version 36 and when I relaunched the browser, it's just the window frame and a black screen. It seems like a page (google.com) is loaded but it's ...
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Where do I get gedit for windows?

Do I just install the binary from here: http://projects.gnome.org/gedit/ Is it simply click to install or? Do I install python 2 or 3? Or does it matter?
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Not able to login to Tuleap after full installation

I have installed Tuleap(as per full installation from user guide) in CentOS 6.5. All the files got installaed. I have tried to login with Tuleap domain name. And I gave credentials Login Name and ...
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How to install GNOME desktop from DVD on CentOS 6 using the command line?

I have installed CentOS 6 in Virtualbox. Although I have chosen to install General Purpose GNOME Desktop, the GNOME desktop does not start. All I get is a black and white text prompt. I would like to ...
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Antergos installer says I have no /boot partition

When attempting to install Antergos(Arch-based Linux distro) I am told that it cannot install as I have not specified a /boot partition, when I appear to have done just that. Here's a picture of the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't detect hard disk partitions

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit on an ASUS Laptop and wanted to install it in another one, the ASUS A55V. After booting the laptop and setting up Windows 7 (I unfortunately cannot wipe out ...