The process of installing software on a computer/server. Can also refer to the process of installing hardware, e.g. in a datacenter.

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Issues installing mongodb on centos 5

I'm trying to install mongodb for my centos 5.1 server via yum. I followed the instructions of creating a .repo file in the yum folder, but it still doesnt work. here's the screenshot of the issue: ...
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Unable to setup Kerberos on Ubuntu 14.04 - krb5kdc: No such file or directory - while initializing database for realm myrealm

I'm attempting to follow the guide on the Ubuntu wiki for installing and setting up Kerberos. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) 64-bit. I have setup avahi-daemon in order to provide .local DNS names. I ...
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What do you use for automated testing of Debian package installations and updates?

I am using a Debian repo (based on reprepro) for Wheezy and custom packages. I modify my custom packages from time to time and test them manually on different systems, e.g.: Test a) Installation of ...
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insufficient space in download directory /var/cache/yum/updates/packages [closed]

I try to install vim-enhanced using #yum install vim-enhanced I got an error like this insufficient space in download directory /var/cache/yum/updates/packages I found some answers to the this ...
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How to find a path where an application was set up?

I'm unsure whether I should put this question in Serverfault or Stackoverflow. I'm developing a script (so 'press start->search' is not an option) and try to find out a way to find where an ...
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Why is it impossible to install kali Linux? [closed]

I tried several times to install the last 2 versions of Kali Linux (32 bits), but every time I stuck on this step:What may cause this ?
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SecAst: Potential documentation issue, Ubutunu 12.04.4 LTS and the command: cp -v

To Generation D: I am writing you about what might just be a documentation issue which hopefully doesn't have significant repercussions. This is something I encountered immediately at the start on ...
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CentOS6 PHP extension install: Cannot find php-config. Please use --with-php-config=PATH

This may seem trivial to some, but I have been developing on Windows all my life and only moved to Linux this week - all is new to me. I've been following The following guide on how to install php ...
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Where can I find a previously installed application in linux? Preparing for an upgrade

I'm currently trying to update my duo_security application that I installed 4 years ago. I'm following the instructions, but I hit a roadblock when it says: Note: You'll need to use the same --prefix ...
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Windows 7 installation without boot loader [migrated]

I have a Windows 7 installation that doesn't have a boot loader on the disk. Basically, the story goes; I had two disks on my PC where one of them served as the system disk with Windows 7 installed, ...
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Oracle 6.5: MySQL Daemon failed to start

I installed MySQL by following these instructions on my Oracle Linux Server release 6.5, specifically using the yum package installer command, yum install mysql mysql-server mysql-libs mysql-server ...
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How to install package from aptitude which requires another package manually installed?

Imagine situation when you install for example openssl package like this (manually): wget http://openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.1h.tar.gz tar -xvf openssl-1.0.1h.tar.gz cd openssl-1.0.1h ./config ...
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How to remove files from installation when used prefix in linux?

I was instlling openssl library by hand using these commands: wget http://openssl.org/source/openssl-1.0.0.tar.gz tar -xvf openssl-1.0.0.tar.gz cd openssl-1.0.0 ./config ...
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Foreman installation on amazon ec2 instance

Hi there and thank you for reading, I am currently in the process of setting up a puppet service for our ec2 instances and decided to give foreman a try (node certificate management and automatic ...
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SuperMicro 119-7 - Install Problems 'no device driver found'

I have a set of servers that had Debian installed, and need to have Windows Server 2012 R2. Supermicro 119-7 / 10274-WRFT+ MegaRAID SAS 9266-8i Mount R2 in a flash drive, boot from it in UEFI mode ...
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How to configure Openstack on multiple physical servers?

From the book "OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook", I find that all the installation of the openstack is on VMs. I am wondering is it possible to install the openstack directly on physical servers ...
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package manager cannot create users? installation script fails?

It seems that when trying to install any package which requires the creation of a system User and Group, the installer fails with the error: install: invalid user 'username' When it happened the ...
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redhat find all packages installed locally

So far I have a list of explicit packages that are installed with yum. The server has some of its own developed software which would not be from a repo, it would be moved and then installed locally. ...
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Segmentation fault using group add

Today I tried to install a tftp server to setup a PXE server on a virtual machine (powered by VMware ESX 4) for our network to ease server installation. The base installation (Debian 7.5.0 x64) worked ...
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Installing mysql using rpm in linux through commandline

I'm trying to install latest version of mysql server. I tried to uninstall mysql 4.1 using rpm -e . Once uninstallation done I tried to download mysql packages: Command : wget ...
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Install xenserver on iscsi target

Is is know that Xen Server is based on CentOS, and it is fact that CentOS can be installed on an ISCSI target flawlessly, but I wanted to install Xen server on an ISCSI target I couldn't find a way. ...
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How, under Ubuntu, can I get Wordpress past this error (GD Library not installed)?

A Wordpress installation I am working on, for some images, is giving an error, "GD Library Error: imagecreatetruecolor does not exist - please contact your webhost and ask them to install the GD ...
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npm install -g nodemon get stucked while installing

I am trying to install nodemon but everytime the installation get stuck at the same part. It get a response, but didn't end the job. I have to stop it after some minutes with the state bellow. I ...
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How can I install libgcc.i686?

I use Centos 6.4 I can’t yum install libgcc.i686 with following messages. Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is something else and multilib version ...
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Make VirtualMin git Module SMART

I used VirtualMin's git module to setup a private git over http on one of my servers. I have other servers with git over ssh but this was my first try to setup it over http and with VirtualMin. ...
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What does CentOS 6.5 netinstall text version actually install?

I just performed a install of Centos 6.5 by utilizing the net install. When choosing the text installer I understand that it doesn't give you custom partitioning options or allow you to customize your ...
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Change default/installed user information

Often when I install a fresh copy of Windows (in the most recent case, Windows 7 Pro 64; also this computer is a member of a domain), I make the mistake of planning to simply delete the "initial" user ...
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Strangeness during Windows Server Install (drive duplication) [SAN]

I have recently taken over as an administrator for an IBM chassis and associated blades, along with accompanying IBM SAN. One of the blades is running VMWare ESXi 5, and we don't need it anymore, so ...
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SQL Server Management Tools available on SQL Server 2012 express?

My goal is to access a server with some cube data and query it. If I understand correctly I need Analysis Services in order to accomplish this. My Current install of SQL Server Management Studio ...
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Error installing WSUS in windows server 2012

I can´t install WSUS in windows server 2012, when i finished to install and start the post installation tasks, show a irrecuperable error, "the object name 'SUSDB.dbo.tbSchemaVersion' is not valid".
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Must applications running on a clustered Windows 2003 server be installed manually on all nodes?

We have many small applications running on a server running Windows Server 2003, such as Windows/NT Services, scheduled tasks, etc. Recently, the server was changed to a clustered server with two ...
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How to install all packages of “Priority: standard” on Debian

When installed from DVD, a new Debian installation has a lot of packages. I've become used to having mutt, vim, etc. installed by default. However, AWS AMIs and debootstrap installations have only a ...
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Unable to install Powershell 4

I am trying to install Windows Powershell 4.0. I use Windows 7 SP1 OS (x64 Bit). I have downloaded & installed below packages already. 1. .NET Framework 4.5. ...
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include(SoapClient.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory

I have problems with yum, 1st one is when i run yum "commmand" 2nd time, example, yum search php or sudo yum install php-gd i get the error msg, rpmdb: Thread/process ...
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Is it possible to update third party software using Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

I am investigating Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) and the list of software to update looks pretty fixed. Is it possible to add in third party software to the list? If not, what are the ...
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Installing multiple mongoDB versions on the same server

I have installed a 2.4 mongoDB version and I'd like to compare against the recently released 2.6 version. I want to know if possible to do a clean new install rather en an update to see if those two ...
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Debian preseed partman wrong partition

I'm tying to write preseed file for my debian but I'm stuck at partitions. Now I'm trying to use 200G HDD like this: /boot 300M / 5G /var/lib/docker 20G /var/log 4G swap 4G /home rest Instead of ...
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Uninstall Older Sql Server After Upgrade

Is it ok to uninstall older versions of SQL Server after an upgrade? I have 2008/2008 R2 installed, but using 2014 since it was just upgraded.
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SBS2003 R2 Installation won't run after reboot

I'm trying to reinstall an old server with SBS2003 R2. I Press a key to boot from CD and the old school installation screen comes up (the blue screen). I Delete the partition and I create a new one to ...
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How can I install URLScan?

I went to the official Microsoft site to install URLScan 3.1 from here However, the Web Platform Installer 4.6 is unable to find the extension to IIS. I've looked in the complete list, as well as ...
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kickstart unattended install of OEL 6.5 always asks to check media

My configuration is as follows: Hyper-V 2012 R2 Host Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.5 VM Guest being installed from an iso attached to the VM. I created a kickstart file that I have on a NFS share and ...
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Trigger actions automatically when package is installed or user is added

When installing mysql-server on Debian Wheezy, the user "mysql" is created without a home directory. In my setup, directly after MySQL was installed, a new task is performed which relies on the mysql ...
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Error Installing lxc 1.0.0

I am trying to install lxc 1.0.0 but I get this error when I run this command I have added the following repos to my sources.lst file deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-lxc/daily/ubuntu saucy main ...
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Which vmlinuz and initrd.img should I use for 'headless' CentOS installation?

I am pondering reinstalling a CentOS Linux server remotely, by installing CentOS' installer into /boot (GRUB) as per this tutorial: ganesh.me: Install Linux Servers Remotely I notice that there are ...
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Install Java 1.7 non-interatively on Ubuntu 12.04

I need to install Java 1.7 on several machines and hence I want to do it using a script. The problem is the installation asks for certain options (to be specific 'Y', then 'OK' and finally 'Yes'). I ...
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Rollback Salt-stack version

I've been using salt-stack version 0.17.4 for a while on a CentOS server. I installed salt on a new server by going to the saltstack website, adding the rpm and using a yum install salt-minion and was ...
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Fail to install libvirt from source code

I am trying to install libvirt from source codes, my workflow is shown below, #!/bin/sh apt-get install gnutls-bin libgnutls-dev -y apt-get install libxml++2.6-2 libxml++2.6-dev -y apt-get install ...
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Pre-Configured installation of applications on domain computers

I have an application I would like to be installed for all computes that are joined to the domain. The thing about that is I would like to have the application pre-configured for all users. I have ...
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Installation of software on distributed laptops

We have company issued laptops distributed to our employees. Most employees keep these at home for working remotely. We want to install some remote management software on the machines, but the users ...
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What sites must I trust in order to download software *to a server* using IE?

I am working at a client site and they are insisting that I download a patch from a server, for local installation. USB drives, copying from my laptop, etc, is not permitted. The only browser I can ...