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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How to reference installation media drive within autounattend.xml

I have an autounattend.xml file which uses variables such as %WINDIR% in place of the Windows folder. Is there a way to grab the current installation media's drive letter? This has just worked for ...
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How can I speed up MSI package install and uninstall?

When installing and uninstalling Windows Installer packages, or MSI files as they are called, the progress of the installation appears signifiantly slower than with other installation packages. Why ...
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redmine gives 404 error after installation

I am using Debian squeeze with nginx and mysql. After raking db and loading default data to redmine. When i try to visit redmine in a browser, http://ipaddress:8080/redmine, I get a 404 error Page ...
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Outsource bootable XP disc creation? [on hold]

First of all, apologies if this question is in the wrong place. We have around 30 workstations all with the same software installed. They all run Windows XP Professional SP3 with their own license ...
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Tomcat installation, where to set environmantal variables?

I am working my way through the RUNNING.txt file for installing Tomcat. It says: (3.1) Set CATALINA_HOME (required) and CATALINA_BASE (optional) The CATALINA_HOME environment variable should be ...
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Diffing base Linux system to current state to produce playbook/dockerfile/shell script?

I'm looking for a way to produce an installation script out of diffing the current state of a Linux system to a base image (e.g., a Docker image). The output would be a list of operations that ...
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Does InstallShield keep a log during installation?

Just want to know if InstallShield keeps a log during installation of an application. I already checked C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information{GUID}, but there isn't a log file ...
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Installing something from source using chef, should I be doing some checks

I'm installing something from source using chef and the script resource. Should I be doing a check for the resultant executable etc. as part of it? e.g. What I currently have is: remote_file ...
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IBM x3950M2 server, no drives detected during windows install

I have an IBM x3950M2 (72236MU) server that was running Server 2012. I decided to swap some drives around and reinstall from scratch with Server 2012r2. However I am unable to get the windows ...
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Problems installing php5 from source in Ubuntu

(Originally asked here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14977119/problems-installing-php5-from-source-in-ubuntu) I've been trying to install php5 for a while. I'm using. Ubuntu 12.10 Apache ...
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Oracle 11g MTS install fails with error: OUI - 10150: Error: A runtime exception occurred while setting s_dlgCfgNamingLabelSIDnull

Is there a workaround in the Oracle 11g Universal Installer for the following error? OUI - 10150: Error: A runtime exception occurred while setting s_dlgCfgNamingLabelSIDnull in component oracle ...
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Installing postfix hangs at Postfix Configuration Screen?

I am trying to install postfix on a newly build Ubuntu 8.04 on a Dell R200. When I start the install process sudo apt-get install postfix I get stuck at the following screen The session becomes ...
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Cannot perform a PECL installation

I have been trying to do a few PECL installations, but all of them return the same type of error. Something related to timezones? Im running RedHat x86_64 es5. Attempting to install geoip-1.0.7: ...
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Can't successfully run Sharepoint Foundation 2010 first time configuration

I'm trying to run the non-GUI version of configuration wizard using power shell because I would like to set config and admin database names. GUI wizard doesn't give you all possible options for ...
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Probelms Installing Exchange 2010 Installation Organization Prep failed|can't Prepare Schema Server

I currently am running two exchange servers. I am running an Windows 2003 server with Exchange 2007 and I am also running a windows 2003 with Exchange 2003. I am adding two new Windows 2008 R2 servers ...
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Ubuntu apt mirror repository with debian-installer

I am trying to make a mirror of the ubuntu 14.04 repository that includes all the files necessary to be able to be used as a source repository during Ubuntu 14.04 server installation. I had my ...
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Install Tomcat7 on EC2

I'm trying to install Tomcat7 on an Amazon EC2 instance, but it doesn't work. Below is the console output: [ec2-user@ip-XXX ~]$ sudo yum install tomcat7 Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security ...
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Nexentastor CE on Supermicro X10DRL-I

I'm writing here because after 3 hours i'm still not able to install NexentaStorCE on my brand new server. The hardware configuration is: Supermicro x10drl-i Xeon E5 2609V3 16GB DDR4 Kingston I'm ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute * python

I am struggling with compiling python 2.7.9 from source and have been advised to ask this question here. While installing python 2.7.9 following the steps described here the following errors ...
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How to fix “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)” in CentOS?

I've tried yum update yum and yum clean all, but neither help to resolve the following problem: # yum install httpd --installroot=/opt/httpd2 Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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Installing SOX on EC2 server?

I could use some help getting SOX installed on an EC2 server. My EC2 server is completely "vanilla" and is using the Amazon Linux AMI (3.4.37-40.44.amzn1.x86_64). Most of the SOX installation ...
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install whitelist of packages using unstable in debian

i want to just some packages installation from unstable version of debian. apt-get -t unstable install myspecialpackage but when i apt-get upgrade it will wanting to download some packages from ...
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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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ESXi 5.5 Configuration Not Saved After Reboot

I just installed a new copy of ESXi 5.5 onto a USB (32GB) stick and am trying to set up the configuration. However, when I reboot the server the cahnges I made to configuration like Ip's SSH settings ...
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Installing Linux by copying? [migrated]

I've been trying to install a few linux distros on a machine with hybrid strorage - /dev/sda is an HDD and /dev/sdb is an SSD , with /boot, /swap and /root on the SSD and /home possibly on the SDD or ...
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Can't install SQL Express 2008R2- caspol.exe application error - the application failed to initialize

I'm trying to install SQL Server Express 2008 R2 on Windows 2003 Server (enterprise edition). I get the following error message: Title: caspol.exe - Application Error Text: The application failed ...
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VMWare Server 2 Install is Failing w/ Error 25032: “failed to customize windows logon process”

VMWare Server 2 install question here.* Straightforward question that would probably require a VMWare expert to pull apart, given that Google has been totally worthless on this. On a patched Windows ...
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memcached install issues with lib event on server

I've installed libevent on my server in the directory root/data/ and have i'm about to install memcached with ./configure –with-lib-event=/data/; make; make install However, after running a bit I ...
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Microsoft Office 365 Desktop Setup Always Shows Up Upon Start Up [migrated]

After I have installed office 365 each time I reboot the computer I have this window that appears: Does anyone have an idea about how I can get rid of it? Thanks for your help.
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SharePoint 2010 Server Configuration Error -> “Cannot connect to database master”

I recieve the following error when I try to configure SharePoint 2010 Server: "Cannot connect to the database master at SQL server at [computer.domain]. The database might not exist, or the current ...
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Why does passenger-install-nginx-module neither install Nginx nor implement Passenger support on Centos7 while the output indicates the contrary?

Introduction At the moment there are approximately 100 Puppet agents that connect to the Puppetmaster. Sometimes it takes a while before implemented changes on the Puppetmaster are picked up by the ...
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OSX Mavericks: package installs fail, Gatekeeper seems broken [migrated]

For some reason my OSX Gatekeeper seems to be broken. Every time I try to install software I get: the package was signed with a certificate that has expired. However, when looking at the certificate ...
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What means “Waiting for DAS to start” in glassfishV3

I try to install the GlassfishV3 on my PC. I used the installation exe from https://glassfish.java.net/de/downloads/3.0.1-final.html I started the Installer which installed Glassfish. I created a ...
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Yum doesn't install latest version of Git on Centos6

When I go to Gits download section it mentions that latest version is 1.8 and I can install it by yum install git on Fedora. I'm running CentOS6 so that command should also work for me, but yum tells ...
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Moving from ColdFusion 8 to ColdFusion 10 - Migration Fails

After having made several attempts to migrate from a ColdFusion 8 Standard server to a ColdFusion 10 Standard server, it feels like I am "almost" there. I'm using the 64 bit installer from Adobe's ...
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PXE boot — kernel not found on TFTP server

I followed the following link for PXE boot, http://www.howtoforge.com/setting-up-a-pxe-install-server-on-ubuntu-9.10-p3 and I was able to ping the client from the server and also when I booted up the ...
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Installation libv8 on php [closed]

Try to install v8js extension by command: sudo pecl install v8js-0.1.5 but at the end of installation I got: checking for V8 files in default path... not found configure: error: Please reinstall ...
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Jenkins Install, Service Start failure

Trying to install Jenkins as the sole administrator user on Windows 7, with UAC turned off, the following error appears: Nothing I have tried has been able to fix this, the system installed fine ...
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Installation of SSDs in R610

I am about to order a Dell R610. I have also ordered SATA Intel 730 SSD's for it. Is there anything I need apart from drive trays (G176J) for installation? Ie is there any other back plane this or ...
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WDS “Configure Server” fails. “Share name is already in use on this server”

I had WDS installed on this particular server (running Server 2012 Standard), removed it for various reasons, and am now trying to reinstall it. When I go through the initial configuration process for ...
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How to fix yum install not valid release error on Centos 5

When I try to yum install anything I get: -bash-3.2# yum install strace Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Determining fastest mirrors * dag: apt.sw.be * lxlabsupdate: download.lxlabs.com * rpmforge: ...
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Automate the installation of postfix on Ubuntu

My system configuration script does an "apt-get install -y postfix". Unfortunately the script is halted when the postfix installer displays a configuration screen. Is there a method to force postfix ...
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Apache Solr Admin on Tomcat Deployed in WebApps Directory

I am trying to get Apache Solr to work on Redhat6 and Tomcat6 (using these instructions), but get this error when browsing to the admin section, http://localhost:8080/solr-example/admin: HTTP ...
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How do I configure another instance of redis on ubuntu?

I basically want to have 2 instances of redis on Ubuntu. I looked at /etc/init.d/redis-server script and tried to create a new one (redis-server-dev) pointing to another config file (new port etc) ...
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How can I install httpd 2.2 in /etc/ directory in CentoOS 7

CentOS 7 has got only httpd 2.4 available in its repositories. I downloaded the 2.2 version and I did a manual installation, but httpd was installed in /usr/local/ directory. Is there any way to do ...
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Installing/enabling PHP Pecl Intl extension on CentOs 5

Original question: I'm having trouble installing the PHP Pecl Intl extension on my CentOs 5 machine. After installing both icu and libicu with the following commands: $ yum install icu $ yum ...
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Determining software installation order on Windows

I'm trying to recreate an environment (more specifically, to document a reproducable environment). I have a sneaking suspicion that some installed things may have stomped on the same registry value or ...
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Sun Netra 240 not booting to ALOM

I inherited a Sun Netra 240 with no OS installed (indeed, with no hard drives). I did some googling, and came up with a few manuals, all of which I downloaded: Netra 240 PROM Guide Netra 240 ALOM ...
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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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How to revert a configuration with puppet

I wrote a module which writes a configuration for rsyslog in /etc/rsyslog.d/60-custconfig.conf using puppet. When I add the module to the node, it works, but if I delete comment or delete the module ...