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Questions tagged [installation]

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

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Ubuntu Installing on USB Stick

I want to install Ubuntu from a USB Stick but would like to use the same Stick as a medium Ubuntu should be installed on. Is this possible?
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Windows 7 install fails on Lenovo IdeaPad 330-15IGM. with BSOD or freeze

A new Lenovo laptop bought this August came with Windows 10. Windows 8.1 worked on it, except when drivers were missing; only Windows 10 is supported. When I try to boot the Windows 7 installation in ...
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Is it possible to install windows on a laptop with a broken screen using hdmi cable only

I have an asus laptop, the screen is broken but was working fine connected to an external monitor via hdmi cable. It was slow so i decided to reset the pc, since it restarted I can't complete the ...
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Can R run on Neurodebian?

The install page for R has instructions for Debain: https://cran.r-project.org/ I'm running Neurodebian (the actual OS is Debian GNU/Linux 8, not really sure what makes it "neuro") When I try to ...
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\EFI\BOOT\mnx64.efi - Not Found after Linux installation

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS amd64 on my Surface Pro 3 (2+ Years old). I created a usb drive with the iso on it from my othe fedora system. (Everything seemed ok, i have done this a couple ...
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Can I use a macOS installation on an external drive with different hardware

If I install macOS Mojave to an external USB drive using computer A, can I then use that drive and macOS installation on a computer B with different hardware? And then back on computer A? Even if ...
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Kali Linux Error while installing web application attack and audit framework (w3af)

I have installed kali linux (.ova) on virtual box. I am trying to install w3af by following the steps given in document - w3af.org. cd ~ apt-get update apt-get install -y python-pip w3af pip install ...
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Matlab 2018b additional configuration steps message while installing?

So, my friend has been trying to install Matlab 2018b and he has encountered the following message just after the installation reaches 100%. Matlab installation additional configuration steps ...
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Installing TorChat on Kali Linux

I Have a problem with installing Torchat on my Kali Linux this is my version Linux ******* 4.18.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.18.10-2kali1 (2018-10-09) x86_64 GNU/Linux. In the Github site I ...
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acer nitro 5,8gb ram,nvidia gtx1050 4gb,i5 7th gen [on hold]

i have dual booted kde with win 10.but kde won't shut down or restart. It just freezes. So i tried to install nvidia drivers but now the lspci command doesnt work. I can type anything but nothing ...
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Oracle Database 11g hangs on windows 7 at step 19

I am trying to install oracle database 11g in windows 7 professional 32 bit. All the steps are okay but in the prerequisite checking after 100% check the UI hangs and even waiting for 1-2hrs doesn't ...
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Install Windows 10 from Ubuntu with only USB 3.0

I want to install windows 10 on my lenovo y510p on an internal SSD drive. Right now I am using only Ubuntu. I managed to install Windows before but wanted to install a newer version. I formated the ...
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Getting a lot of Warnings while installing Pear in Linux

I was trying to install Pear in Kali Linux 2018.3. I downloaded go-pear.phar and ran the command php go-pear.phar. But I am getting a lot of PHP Startup: Unable to load dynamic library errors and it ...
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Install GMP library on Windows with MSYS2

I'm on Windows and I have MSYS2 installed. I also need the GMP library. I searched and found the gmp-6.1.2 folder within msys64/. The folder contains only 4 files - desc, files, install, mtree. So ...
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VS Code on Windows: install python packages to the default directory

When i install extensions like pylint through the VSCode GUI (it tells me that it needs some package and asks me if i want to install it), it installs them to ... C:/Users/me/AppData/Roaming/Python/...
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It is possible to upgrade a Python installation?

I installed Python 3.6 (on Windows, but the question is also relevant to Linux) and would like to upgrade this installation to 3.7. I know I can install another version in parallel and that they will ...
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Extremely Slow Windows 10 Install from USB Drive

I am trying to install windows onto a new HDD that I got. I created the installation media on another computer and put it on an 8GB SD card. When I plug in the SD card with a SD card reader and select ...
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Quickbooks Premier Installer gives me 11 spaces to enter a 15-character license key

When I run the installer for Quickbooks Premier 2014, 2016, or 2017, it asks me for the license key. I attempt to enter the license key, but each box has one fewer space than it should. In total, my ...
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Input/Output error during write on /dev/sda, how do I solve this?

I will try to make a long story short. My father recently quit his job and than gave me his Lenovo X1 Carbon gen 3 he got from his firm. The operating system pre- installed on it was Windows 7 with ...
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How do I get the installer screen from latest OpenBSD amd64 fixed for a Lenovo Z570 laptop?

I am trying to install the latest OpenBSD release (6.4) on my older Lenovo Z570 laptop from an USB flash drive. The bootloader is doing fine, but when entering the installer CLI the video resolution ...
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Mint Linux can't find unallocated ssd disk sapce

My laptop DELL PRECISION 3530 has 1 TB SSD. First I installed Windows 10 in 300 GB, and left the rest unallocated. I planned to install Mint Linux in the rest of the space. When I boot Mint Linux by ...
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Windows 10 stuck in install loop

I was having a time getting my bootable USB 3, 32GB W10 install USB to be recognized. It recognized one time but I had to restart for something and it never came up again. I eventually removed all ...
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How can I add my product key permanently to a Windows 10 install USB drive?

Good evening, I am trying to activate a Windows 10 IoT Enterprise CBB install permanently with its license key by using the DISM tool. I have found this topic which explains how to do it (mounting ...
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Including .msp updates for Microsoft Office in the Updates folder for initial installation

I read this technet blog post about including .msp updates for Microsoft Office in the /Updates folder in the installation directory for Microsoft Office. I downloaded and extracted all the .msp ...
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Installing a command line program without GUI [closed]

I am installing a relatively unknown program via command line on a supercomputer. The program requires GUI dialogue boxes to open. Unfortunately, I don't have access to the display ports for the ...
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Can't install mysql server on Windows 10

I'm trying to install a mysql server on my win 10 machine. I've downloaded the installer from here, but when I open it, it finds an installed version of mysql server on my computer (which I thought I ...
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Windows 10 1803 unattended installation

I'm feeling like running against a wall trying to automate my Windows 10 1803 installation. Scenario There are multiple NUC boxes that need to be installed. Clean Windows 10 installation, two ...
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How to install Windows 8.1 update KB3033055 after installing all available updates available to date?

I have a computer with Windows 8 which has recently been formatted. Now I have gone through the two-day process of installing all available updates, and also Windows 8.1, with the goal to get to ...
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Is it possible to install Office 2019 on Windows 10 without uninstalling previous versions?

Upon trying to install Office 2019 (x64 version) on Windows10 x64, it displays a message: "System restart required.. Error Code: 30182-39 (2)" and links to a page suggesting to restart (which I ...
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Problems installing gmp-6.1.2 on Ubuntu

I'm trying to install gmp on a server. Running: autoreconf -i -f ./configure --prefix=/home/myusername/mydirectory make produces after a wall of text: ... .libs/assert.o: file not recognized: ...
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Installing full Debian 9 to USB

I currently have Windows 10 and I am trying to install Debian 9 on USB, not the live version. I already tried but failed. I used two USBs, one for the install image and booted from it and other USB on ...
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What actually happens when installing hardware drivers from a CD in Windows? [closed]

I am curious as to what happens in Windows in the background when you install device drivers from a CD for a particular piece of I/O. My assumptions is that the only things that can be happening are ...
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Weird semi-black screen with Debian install

I'm trying to install Debian 9.5 (Stable) from a live USB. I got to the installation menu, but once I continue to select "Graphical Install" or just plain "Install", I'm presented with a partially ...
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Debian 9 Standard login

When I have installed Debian 9 the first time I'm required to enter 'localhost login:' and 'Password:'. I really can't find any information on this in the Debian documentation, and searching the web I ...
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yum transaction error when trying to install RPM built from RPM spec file

I use a meta package to manage software and common dependencies across several lab systems, and until today, this has worked great. However, after a recent build every RPM spec file directive to copy ...
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Insalling M.2 nvme SSD and a nornal SSD together

Asus ROG STRIX Z370-H Gaming manual says that the M.2_1 socket is shared between SATA6G_1 and SATA6G_2. What does this mean? I am putting an nvme ssd in M.2_1 where should I put my normal SSD and ...
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When we install a operating system, can we plugin a ghost file?

When we install a operating system, can we plugin a ghost file? In general, we install a OS, we plugin a .iso file, then install it. but I have a question, if I use a Windows Server 2008 iso file, ...
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Unmet dependencies for PostgreSQL 10 under Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS (xenial)

Following official instructions in https://www.postgresql.org/download/linux/ubuntu/, I got following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: postgresql-10 : Depends: postgresql-...
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How to install matplot?

I'm new to coding. I'm trying to install matplot for Mac but am quite confused by the directions provided on the matplot website:The build situation on macOS is complicated by the various places one ...
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Error installing Pysam in Cygwin

I'm new to Cygwin and Python. I'm trying to install Pysam, but am getting the following errors at the end: Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in File "/tmp/pip-install-...
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Windows 10 Optiplex 3040 USFF - Error PNP DRIVER WATCHDOG infinite loop

I have Ultra Small Form Factor Dell Optiplex 3040. There were serious issues with previous installation, so reinstalled WIndows 10 from USB I created using Microsoft Tool. Installed fine, worked good,...
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OEM 13c (oracle enterprise manager) on VirtualBox

I've tried 30+ times to install Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c on VirtualBox with no success. At the first start of OMS the installs stalls then fails. I've tried dozens of config options (VirtualBox ...
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Why does Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't create multiple BTRFS subvolumes anymore during installation by default?

During installation of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server I could choose manual partitioning and create a /-partition using BTRFS. The installer automatically mapped that to creating one subvolume called @ for / ...
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How to enable unsigned driver install during Windows 10 Setup?

In Windows 7 during Installation Setup one could press F8 and Force Unsigned Driver installation. When I try to press F8 during Windows 10 setup nothing happens. How can I enable installation of ...
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When installing a new program and having appwiz.cpl open it does not auto-refresh

Is there a way to auto-refresh the programs in appwiz.cpl when installing a new program or is this not intended to work? Since I test software I often have to check if the (unattended) installation of ...
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Install a PortableApp from paf in a system with limited privileges. Handle it locally

I have a PC with Win 10. I do not have admin privileges. I can run PortableApps, and use its launcher. To "install" new apps I can do it from the PortableApps app installation menu. Now I mean to ...
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Problems installing Daccord on macOS

I'm trying to install a bioinformatics tool, called Daccord on my Mac. Unfortunately my computer savvy is very limited and my troubleshooting is pretty much trial and error. The README says: ...
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How to install Xming X Server without admin privilege?

I need to install Xming X Server that does not need admin privilege. Because my windows setup is very restrictive for business reasons. Windows 7 Professional 64 bit OS How to install Xming X ...
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gentoo - Disable parallel build for llvm

I have Gentoo installed on computer with relatively small amount of RAM (1 GB). When I install llvm (emerge -a llvm), the computer always goes out of memory. All 4 cc1plus processes are using about 25 ...
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How can I install gnuplot from this point?

When I try to install gnuplot from this website, and I extract the .tar.gz file twice, I see the following: How do I install gnuplot from this point? Also, where is the 'bin' folder? (As the bin-...