Questions tagged [installation]

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

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Windows XP installation disk for XP Mode under Windows 7?

I am running XP mode under Windows 7, for testing / troubleshooting software. I am trying to install a third party driver(unidrv printer), and I get stuck at Setup failed to locate required files. ...
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How exactly does one install `.egg` files?

When I tried downloading the Sphinx installer here, my computer couldn’t find a default application to run the installer. easy_install doesn’t work either. I’m running Python 2.7 but only have ...
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VMware Tools skipping X drivers

[re-posting from the "Not Answered" thread, https://communities.vmware.com/thread/416544] When trying to build VMware Tools, I get the following message: Detected X server version 1.11.4 ...
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Install pgAdmin III on Windows 7 without administrator rights

I'm trying to install pgAdmin III, using the v1.20.0 package from pgadmin.org. I found a few sources that suggest I should be able to install it for the current user only without having to provide the ...
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Install Python 3.7.3 from source with ssl failed

I am having troubles installing Python 3.7.3 with ssl. All my compilations are successful, but the final install of module _ssl is failed. Step 1: install openssl git clone https://github.com/...
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Install specific version of Visual Studio 2017

I have trouble installing a specific version of Visual Studio 2017. Microsoft released the new Update 3 (Version 15.3.1) and they only provide an online installer. This one installs the most recent ...
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unable to install windows 7 in my laptop with no os

I have a the following message when i try to install windows 7 through an bootable USB.. setup was unable to create a new system partition or locate an existing system partition I will explain ...
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Permission denied issue in cocos2d update

I have been trying to update to Cocos2D version 2, but I always get the following lines of code in the terminal. Installing Xcode 4 Box2d iOS template -------------------------------------------------...
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conkeror install fails on OS x lion

I installed Conkeror by following directions from the Conkeror wiki at http://conkeror.org/InstallationOSX I am using xulrunner 6.0, which is installed in /Library/Frameworks/XUL.framework/ After ...
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VMWare workstation installation error: The MSI '' failed

I am installing on windows 7. The vmware workstation version is 9.0.2-1031769. Installation proceeds as expected until about 70% when it fails with the following error: The MSI '' failed. I have ...
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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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How to make apt to ignore the dependencies?

I was trying to remove Clementine but the problem is that the apt thinks sees that some packages require packages that the dpkg won't execute because of a conflict. I tried with apt --fix-broken ...
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Installing Windows 10 on a Samsung 850 EVO SSD gets stuck at “Copying Windows files (0%)”

Recently, I acquired a Samsung 850 EVO 120 GB SSD to use for OS (Windows 10) installation. After creating a bootable USB installer (using Rufus) and booting from it, I can do the following things: ...
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The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in /dev/nvme0n1p1 at /boot/efi failed

Trying to install Debian dual boot with windows 10 on SSD but I have this error message : The attempt to mount a file system with type vfat in /dev/nvme0n1p1 at /boot/efi failed I forced EFI ...
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Can't install python requests library on Centos 5.11

I'm running Centos 5.11. I'm trying to install the python requests package. But pip keeps giving me syntax errors. pip help returns [root@32437-201824 bin]# pip help Traceback (most recent call ...
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Why 32-bit installation of R is available in 64-bit machines?

I wanted to know why, when you install R for Windows on a x64 machine, it lets you choose between installing 64-bit,32-bit, or both. I don't understand why would you want to install 32-bit version of ...
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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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oracle virtualbox problems in setup

I have windows 8 pro I was trying to install oracle virtualbox Version 4.3.12. for the genymotion emulator . While installing the installation bar goes till copying files and then suddenly it appears ...
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Cannot boot Windows 8 install cd in uefi mode

I have a Toshiba Satellite that came with windows 8 pre-installed on it. After foolishly wiping the HDD, I acquired a Windows 8 install disk. My problem is that the computer will skip attempting to ...
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Windows 8 “Device Setup” process stuck without further progress

After plugging-in of an USB device, standard window with progress bar appears. The problem I experience is that it gets stuck at certain progress and doesn't continue no matter how long I wait. ...
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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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Debian 7: “Failure of key exchange and association”

I'm installing Debian using the Live CD with GNOME and the non-free packages. The internet works just fine when using the live CD, but when you try to open the installer and select a network, it gives ...
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Having trouble installing Linux Live CD on to a VirtualBox Hard Drive (install option is not working)

I've built several Ubuntu ISO images using Ubuntu Builder which will run in VirtualBox as a Live CD, I have run into a problem trying to Install the ISO to the VirtualBox machine as the Install option ...
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Program can't start because GX6050R.dll is missing

I'm trying to install a program on a Windows 7 machine, but in the end of the installation process, when I press "Finish", I get an error message saying: Actrix.exe - System Error The ...
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32-bit .DLL registers on install (Win7 64-bit), but not regsvr32

I have a 32-bit application, that uses a VC++ 6 developed 32-bit .DLL (deployed as Win32UMinDependency) that I can't register on a Windows 7/8 64-bit machine. Along with the application are ...
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How do I install sass on centos 5.9 with ruby 1.8.7?

I have CentOS 5.9 on an x86_64. I've installed ruby 1.8.7. Whenever I try to install sass I get an Error saying sass requires Ruby version >= 1.8.7. but that's what I have installed. This is the ...
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“bad magic number” during fresh OpenBSD installation to a USB stick

Trying to install OpenBSD 5.2 onto disk sd0 (2GB USB storage connected to the computer). Burned install52.iso as image to a CD, loaded it into CD drive, and booted off it. After selecting [W]hole ...
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Errors when installing jdk 1.7 in linux

When I am installing jdk 1.7 in Oracle Linux by using the following rpm -ivh jdk-7u9-linux-i586.rpm However I am getting the following errors, how can I resolve these errors and install jdk 1.7? ...
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Where to install manual builds on OSX

I have macports installed and it's using the default /opt/local location. There are a few packages not in macports and some I tools I wrote that I put in ~/bin. I found myself needing to use these ...
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Install two different versions of same application on OSX?

A friend of mine is running OSX, and wants to install two versions of World of Warcraft onto the same machine: one being the current official retail version, the second being a much older ("Vanilla") ...
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Python Can't Find Platform Dependent Libraries — Mac Homebrew Install

In an effort to purify my environment I have recently eliminated MacPorts and all traces therein from my Mac OS 10.6.6 box, replacing it with the hip new Homebrew (https://github.com/mxcl/homebrew). ...
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HP Pavillion DV6500 recovery disk failure

I recently attempted to re-install Windows Vista on an HP Pavillion DV6500 using the factory recovery DVD's, but encountered a strange problem. When the recovery disk attempted to reformat the hard ...
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Installing Windows Mobile SDK without Visual Studio

Is it possible to install the Windows Mobile SDK without having Visual Studio? I am using SharpDevelop to write a Windows Mobile application, but I need to use an assembly in the Windows Mobile 6.0 ...
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Binutils 2.29 installation error when attempting to build a Linux distro using “Linux From Scratch” instructions

I am attempting to build a Linux distribution with Linux From Scratch (LFS) version 8.1. I am building it with ElementaryOS (which is based on Ubuntu) which I have installed on VirtualBox on my Mac. I ...
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Create Windows Installation Media with Updates

I often need to install a specific version of Windows 10 from a flash drive; however, the problem is that after I install it, it needs to install security updates from the internet, which takes an ...
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Connecting to HP ScanJet 4500 FN 1 on Windows 10

I recently posted a question on the HP community support forum (see this), but past experience suggests I might get a better response here :-). In short, I bought a new HP ScanJet Pro fn 1 a couple ...
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Installing PySimpleGUI on Linux Mint

I've been trying to install PySimpleGUI on Linux Mint. I've tried the following commands in the terminal but whenever I try to import it it says "No module with the name PySimpleGUI exists": sudo apt-...
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Fail to install python-pexpect and python-gobject because it 404s

I'm trying to install flux on my Lubuntu 15.10 to do so, I need to install the dependencies python-pexpect and python-gobject. I have installed python2.7 and python3.4 everytime I try to install the ...
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Unable to install PIP on Windows 10 - Python 2.7

I am attempting to install PIP on my Windows 10 Laptop. I have attempted to install it using Command Prompt and PowerShell. I go to https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py, copy it, paste it, then run ...
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Trying to download eclipse on new computer. Error JRE missing, can't open file

Java is in C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre1.8.0_201 When I try to run the eclipse download (https://www.eclipse.org/downloads/) the browser in the picture pops up. The fixes I have come across deal ...
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Installing C compiler from source code on shared host server

I purchased a shared host server at bluehost. I need to be able to install new python modules, but since I have no root permissions at the server I cannot do that with the current python that is ...
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python3-pip is installed, but pip3 doesnt work

My question is similar to this one... python3-pip installed but pip3 command not found? I am using Debian 9.6 and python 3.6. My problem is: I have installed python3-pip with apt-get install python3-...
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Can Fedora 28 be installed from an ISO file on an LVM partition?

I am attempting a medialess installation of Fedora 28, using an ISO image stored on an LVM partition. After struggling for a while I found this post which helped a lot, but I am now encountering the ...
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How can I install lxml into inkscape in windows?

I have inkscape v0.92.2 in Windows 10. and I want to use the Measure Path function. When I do it, I see this error: If I go to the suggested path, http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/lxml/, and I ...
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Error installing Zorin OS from boot menu

I managed to install Zorin OS (based on Ubuntu) successfully on my laptop and it works perfectly, however, I cannot install it on my work computer. It is a Lenovo Ideacenter AIO 510, all-in-one ...
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Unable to open calculator on Windows 10

I'm unable to open calculator app on windows 10. If I simply type calc from run prompt I get below error: Then I tried another route. I opened powershell prompt with administrative privilages. ...
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not enough space for grub2 to install core.img - how to install Scientific Linux?

I have Windows 10 -- and I've already shrunk its partitions. There's plenty of disk space (two disks, 1900G on one and 214G on the other available). I'm trying to use Scientific Linux's installer, ...
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Can I install iTunes in windows drive d directly instead of c drive?

I want to install iTunes in D drive as there is limited space in C drive.Is there is any way that i can install the future software downloads in d drive directly other than c drive. I am using windows ...
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Inno Setup “Unknown Publisher”

Im using Inno Setup and I have this line in my script: AppPublisher=My Company, Inc. AppPublisherURL=http://www.example.com/ For some reason, it still activates smartscreen "Unknown Publisher." Any ...
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Can't activate Hyper-V on Windows 10

A few days ago I updated my Windows installation from "Windows 10 Home" to "Windows 10 Education", because I've got a free Key from my school. However, if I try to install the Windows Feature "Hyper-V"...

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