Typically used in reference to Linux software, a “package” refers to a compressed file archive containing all of the files that come with a particular application.

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is it possible to install boost 1.55 on fedora 20 without breaking dependencies to existing boost 1.54?

I must switch from boost and boost-devel 1.54 to 1.55 due to a bug in 1.54 on a fedora 20 x86_64 machine and I wonder what's the preferred way. There are some packages that rely on boost ...
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Removed language package and Windows 8.1 doesn't start again

I was trying to change my windows display language. I used the instructions in this link How to install a new "display language" onto Windows 8.1 Single Language? Now my computer doesn't ...
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How to add extra packages to Ubuntu install CD using kickstart

I used kickstart to automate Ubuntu12.04 alternate iso installation. I am able to automate the installation. Now I want to install some extra packages such as teamviewer during OS installation. But ...
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Package Python Script and Modules Into .rpm

I have a command line python script that I'd like to distribute. Being a PHP/Web guy, packaging software like this is a bit new to me. The python script is simple, currently is run like this. ...
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How to get rid of this message: 'allow MiKTeX Package Manager to make changes to this computer'

There is a popup for the MiKTeX package manager, which asks me about installing new package. But it is irritating, as it happens every time I compile? How to stop this. I did the step: Refresh FNDB, ...
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Number of packages per repository (major distributions)

Is there a website where i can find how many packages the major distributions have?
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Homebrew error with MacVim on OSX Lion

I am trying to install Macvim with Homebrew on an OSX machine running Lion. After installing iconv at /opt/local/bin/iconv I get the following error in the log: Error: Can't run ...
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libiphone build issues on Debian Squeeze (x64)

I'm trying to build libiphone from source on Debian Squeeze (64-bit). But autogen.sh keeps giving me this: configure: error: Package requirements (glib-2.0 >= 2.14.1) were not met: No package ...
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New install indicator while install updating on Ubuntu

In the update manager of ubuntu I see several libraries marked with New Install. I don't know what is the benefit I can get from that New Install? What if I just want a normal upgrade, not a New ...
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Installing Asterisk extra sounds on Fedora 23

On Fedora 23 I found that the Asterisk "extra" sounds don't seem to be included in the main DNF repos. How can I install the "extra" sounds using DNF? For example, I would like to be able to do: dnf ...
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MySQL package does not want to install

I am trying to install the packages mysql-server and mysql-client on Debian Jessie but I get the following output Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Qubes OS:install kernel-headers/kernel-devel on sys-net without internet connection

I need to build a wifi driver, but to build it I need the kernel header files installed on my net-vm (fedora) on Qubes OS and because it is my wifi driver I can't access the Internet.Now my question ...
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How to list all package versions which were ever available for a certain Debian release?

I need to find out which versions of an arbitrary Debian package have ever existed for a certain Debian major version. On a fresh Debian install, apt-cache policy only shows me the latest package ...
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How to download Fedora Packages on windows?

My Fedora has no internet connection but my Windows has. I want to download some packages and their dependencies on windows and then install those packages on my Fedora. How can this be achieved?
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Equivalent of JavaImport in Sublime Text 3?

I've got ST2 on my Windows machine which I've installed the JavaImport package which is a great tool for automatically writing the 'import' statements for various functions. Unfortunately it is not ...
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Showing Work Breakdown Structures in Tuleap

Is it possible to show a Work Breakdown Structure in Tuleap? It would be nice to see a graphical tree of the artefacts from feature EPICs thought USER STORIES and their resultant TASKS.
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Installing xorg-x11-devel package in SLES 11 SP2

I am using Imagemagick(6.4.3.6-7.18.x86_64) in SLES11 SP2 Using it like bellow.. import -window $wid $jpg and getting this error import: DelegateLibrarySupportNotBuiltIn `' (X11) @ ...
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Metasploitable_2 (Cannot issue apt-get to update or install any packages)?

I just setup Metasploitable 2 on VMware Fusion. I downloaded the image from here. I've booted it up and everything and can navigate around but would like to run a apt-get install update and possible ...
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Why I can't see Ubuntu restricted packages

I don't know what else restricted packages are there, but I'm looking for the sl-modem-daemon package, which according to ...
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Can't find openvswitch-brcompat on ubuntu 13.10

Like title says...and if I look into kernel modules I just find openvswitch.ko. I am on ubuntu 13.10 and I installed openvswitch-controller openvswitch-switch openvswitch-datapath-source ...
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Run FileZilla on Debian

I'm new on Debian and Linux, I installed FileZilla but I don't know how to run it. whene I execute : dpkg -l | grep -i "filezilla" I get ii filezilla-common 3.7.3-1 ...
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Packaging FireFox into Installer

Is there a way to package FireFox with all of it's configurations and extensions into an installer package to redistribute? I would like to cut back on having to setup FireFox the same on every ...
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How to install experimental packages?

I am running debian squeeze and would like to install the wine experimental package of sid. My Questions: Where do I find the package? Is there a way to include the package into the software ...
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Adding a .deb file to my local mirror (Ubuntu)

I have a local Ubuntu repo mirror and a debian package. Since the package is restricted to use in my local setup, I just want to add it to my mirror rather than as a PPA on launchpad. Therefore, I ...
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So I wrote a program… Now how do I package it and automate the install?

I wrote a very simple Linux program which is essentially made up of: a bash script, four python scripts and a text file. I want to package it all together so that when people install it, it ...
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How can I skip the root password prompt when installing mysql-server?

I am writing a bash script that involves installing the mysql-server package on Ubuntu. The package interactively asks the user for the root MySQL password desired, however this is not good for me as ...
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How do I change OSX package install directory?

It drives me nuts that every time I download a binary to run on OSX that it wants to install in system directories. ~/Applications is a perfectly fine place to install and doesn't require blindly ...
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OpenWRT - Install Apache - Barrier Breaker 14.07

I'm trying to find an Apache package for the Barrier Breaker 14.07, however there doesn't appear to be one in the package repository. Also I can't seem to find one online, I have been searching ...
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Best practice to host self-maintained Debian packages on GitHub

This question is especially about the best practice to host self-maintained Debian packages on GitHub. Here is my dilemma: It is commonly recommended not to put the debian folder within the source ...
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check --as-cran a R package fails because of 'example' in .Rd documentation

I have a problem as I check my R source package. In my documentation file (*.Rd) there is a example section, as long as this section is blank my check passes, but when its not blank it fails no matter ...
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Install latest vlc on centos 5.5

I am using Centos 5.5. When I try, yum install vlc I got vlc version 0.9.9a which is very old with lot of bugs. Is there a way to get the latest version of VLC? I have already tried yum update vlc ...
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How to fix broken dependencies when installing old/archived packages

I am trying to install opencv version 2.1. My codebase requires opencv 2.1, so upgrading is not an option. Specifically, I am trying to install the packages: libhighgui2.1 libcvaux2.1 libcv-dev ...
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Searching for packages that are (not) from a certain repository URL

I basically want to do the same thing, as asked for here, which is searching for packages that a re not from a certain repository. Just like this: aptitude search "?installed?not(?origin(Debian))" ...
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How to upload a patched package to a Launchpad PPA

I have a patch for gnome-terminal and already managed to create a PPA on launchpad. I also downloaded the source using apt-get source gnome-terminal. Which steps do I have to do to create a .changes ...
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How to build Arch linux package on Debian

Long story short - I have to build several Arch linux packages and the only machine available is Debian. Is it possible at all? Usual Arch packaging tools are not available in any Debian repo known to ...
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Could not find debuginfo for main pkg: blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64

I'm trying to use gdb with my code, but it's giving me an error: Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64 libtool-ltdl-2.2.6-15.5.el6.x86_64 Trying to install the ...
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Running WeasyPrint after updating Mac to El Capitan

I recently updated my OS on my mac to El Capitan and since then have been running into issues trying to run WeasyPrint. I have updated macports, uninstalled and reinstalled all of the macport ...
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Debian Packaging: Different configuration per subpackage

I have a CMake-based project with a static library (by default) where I need to provide deb-packages. I want to make it nice and provide a shared and a static library in different packages. Then: How ...
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How to fix metasploit packages to connect to nessus?

I went online to try and find another way to learn metasploit because my book was giving me errors in one instance. But then, I tried to connect to nesses like so: ...
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How to install missing OpenGL binding for PyQtGraph (pyqtgraph.opengl)?

The pyqtgraph.opengl module is required by binwalk to generate graphs and visualizations. I've already installed pyqtgraph via: pip install pyqtgraph. I also installed PyOpenGL as below: pip ...
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Automate Driver Uninstall and Reinstall on Windows 7

I need to automate the uninstall and reinstall a driver on Windows 7. The process to manually do this is: Start Right Click Computer > Manage Device Manager > Network Adapters Right Click Intel(R) ...
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How to uninstall “cowsay” package (Linux Mint 17 KDE)

I don't like the "cowsay" package which is installed by default in Linux Mint (KDE). I tried to uninstalled it, but it also uninstalled the following packages mint-artwork-common mint-artwork-kde ...
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Sublime Text 3 Keeps Trying “Caching Information” in the status bar

I have a sublime text 3. and It keeps me showing "Caching Information" in the status bar, for the line I am editing. It seems it is trying to do something and have not been able to finish. Anybody has ...
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restore rpm to default installed version on RHEL

Is there a way to restore one single package back to the original version shipped with the RHEL OS? A YUM downgrade just downgrades the package to the previous version located on the repository and ...
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Multiple files opened as a single tab?

I'm trying to have a single tab open with more than one file, such that when I run bulk replaces, searches, or other macros, and such that when I want to browse through my application, I won't have ...
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Maintain/Build Debian packages from Ubuntu

It looks like it is possible to cross-build Debian packages from Ubuntu, but all the documents I found from the Internet are not very clear. I'm wondering if someone can give me some clear and ...
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having dependency issues while installing a package in Debian GNU/Linux 6.0

I am trying to install one package but it depends on some other packages. While installing it aborts and tells me the following: Depends: python (>= 2.6.6-7~) but 2.6.6-3+squeeze7 is to be ...
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Uninstall python package and restore to previous setup?

So I'm still pretty new to Python so I don't understand all the package and module setups on my computer yet, but I had what I'll consider a good setup because everything was working fine. There were ...
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Can't find the right packages for robot3d installation

I have a problem with the installation of robot3d. For ubunutu users it should be an easy task. But it doesn't work. On my system runs kubunutu 11.04. The installation manual says that I should do ...
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Can't install openssl-devel because of unmet dependencies

I need to recompile php, in order to do that I needed openssl-devel but when I tried installing it, I got the following error: # apt-get install openssl-devel Reading Package Lists... Building ...