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One of the basic requirements for a software installation is Disk Space. For example: What happens during "Computing space requirements" ? While installation wizard shows computing disk space, it is checking if you have enough disk space as required by the software or not. All the good software do this check to prevent un-necessary errors after ...


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It is determining how much of the program it must install, and determining what the size on disk will be. There are several contributing factors, like the features the user has selected for installation, and the state of the current system. Many programs rely on shared dependencies, but if those dependencies do not ship with the OS, or ship different ...


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I think it's like asking, how many ways can you make a martini? You are exactly correct. It depends on the software, who wrote it and what "they" are computing or searching or gathering or delving... The answer is yes. And if you were to install the same program one time, then uninstall it, then reinstall it and time each install it could take two very ...


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     Well, it turns out that, as a friend of mine told me over IRC, I never checked to make sure that Unbound could reach /dev/random — and maybe /dev/log, as well —, the former of which the software's documentation for its configuration file states as a requirement under the sub-heading describing Unbound's ...



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