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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Network and Server Management Tools

We are building a farm of test servers. Currently we have 8 servers. We are planning to use the servers to test the following Mysql Cluster Xen or KVM virtualization Heartbeat/Pacemaker/DRDB What ...
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Where do I find bootsect.exe for Windows 2012 R2 machine running on Amazon EC2?

I need bootsect.exe utility to fix one of my EC2 volumes (make it bootable again after I removed admin account with sysprep) but I don't have access to 2012 R2 setup disk where it's supposed to come ...
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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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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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Find Installation Date of Windows Updates

Is it possible to find the date when windows updates were installed on windows server 2003? If I go to the controlpanel->install/uninstall programs and check the "Show Updates" checkbox it will show ...
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Debian preseed.cfg - Language not set

I'm trying to write a preseed.cfg which should be used for a full automated installation of Debian wheezy. For some reasons the installer is still asking to select a lanugage even if I set this in my ...
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How to download a single port on FreeBSD?

How can I download a single port from freebsd site instead of downloading the whole port collection?
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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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Cluster - Supercomputer - Renderfarm [closed]

I always see huge datacenters that have thousands of cores. For example the renderfarm of ILM. And I always wonder how to set up such a big system and use it for rendering or other stuff.. Does ...
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Installing Active Directory after finishing installing and deploying Windows Server 2008 [on hold]

I have a small business with 5 employees and I am starting to use a Windows Server 2008 R2 to give my employees access to the server with TS RDP . The end of live of Server 2003 is coming soon which i ...
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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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.Net Framework 4 installation did not succeed: HRESULT 0xC80003F3

I just tried to install the .Net Framework 4 on my Windows 7 64 bit system. The installation did not succeed - HRESULT 0xC80003F3 From the log file: OS Version = 6.1.7600, Platform 2 OS Description ...
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How to install package with yum without updating?

I want to install some packages from repository but always when I'm trying to yum install packagename yum updates db: Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, presto, refresh-packagekit Determining ...
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ASRock motherboard does not even load BIOS when OpenBSD drives connected [migrated]

I am trying to run an OpenBSD mail server on this hardware but am running into problems. I installed OpenBSD from the standard CD installer in a SATA CD drive plugged into the machine. This went ...
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How to install Debian wheezy on a multipathed Device

I wanted to know how to install the Debian on Multipathed Luns since i did not found any complete Instructions I like to share my way to do it. Press TAB to enter additional settings. Type at the ...
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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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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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sles/opensuse os installation log

Is it possible to keep installation log off all events, tasks, say running commands, etc.. while installing SLES/openSUSE (or maybe another linux)? It's not a problem lookup info in already running ...
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OpenIndiana installation hangs with unsupported PCIe card in

I'm trying to install OpenIndiana (taken from http://dlc.openindiana.org/isos/151a8/oi-dev-151a8-live-x86.iso or server version http://dlc.openindiana.org/isos/151a8/oi-dev-151a8-text-x86.iso) on a ...
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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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Puppet change mysql datadir only if it is installed first time

I want to use puppet to install Percona server with YUM repository. The default datadir directory should be /mysql. This is required to be consistent with existing directory structure.
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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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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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Install CoreOS to disk via USB

I want to install CoreOS to the disk of an dedicated server, from a USB stick. In CoreOS's documentation I found the Installing to Disk guide that requires another Linux set up and running as base. ...
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How to install python3.4-pip in Freebsd 10.1

I searched in the ports and can't find a pip installation package other than the pip for python27 py27-pip-6.1.1 Which way is the best for installing pip for python 3.x in FreeBSD 10.1 ? Or is it ...
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Installing tablesnap

I'm trying to install tablesnap in my Cassandra servers, following what I have found in the Jeremy Grosser's Github repo tablesnap but I am not able to do it. I'm not a system administrator and I'm ...
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Centos 6.6: [yum install *anything*] fails with [protected multilib error]

I have some problems with installing or upgrading anything on Centos 6.6. Problem is pretty much summed up in the topic name. When i try: yum install gcc-c++ I get: ... Error: Multilib version ...
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windows unattended: windows could not prepare the partition selected for installation

I'm trying to create an unattended windows 7 setup DVD. I'm using WSIM to make the XML. I have the felowing issues: PE ask me for language, even if it's set in the answer file PE ask for to select a ...
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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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Trouble Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Dell PowerEdge R220

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit for the first time in a Dell PowerEdge R220, using UEFI. At first the installation wouldn't see any disks. Then, I found this: Trouble Installing ...
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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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Windows 2012 installation, couldn't create partition or locate existing

I've seen this error all over the place for 2012 and 8 Windows' versions. I have tried multiple methods of getting around this issue to no avail. Some methods I tried: Disk part from command prompt, ...
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Install software from packages, or build it from source?

This is a Canonical Question about when to use packaged software and when to build and install it yourself. When should I install software from packages provided by my OS distribution, instead of ...
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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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PIP not installing to virtualenv directory

I am attempting to install django to a virtualenv that already exists. Following the instructions listed on the pip-install website here, I ran the following from SSH. name@server:~$ . ...
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How to uninstall previous version and install new version on multiple remote PCs

I have msi for TFS controls. When I release a new version of the controls, I want remotely to uninstall the old version and install the new one for all the computers in the department. How can I do ...
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Password for iis after installing

After installing IIS on my dev system, window xp professional, its asking for username and password while trying to access http://localhost. Can you please help me out. Tried googling and tried may ...
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Installing VMWare ESXi onto Dell PowerEdge 1950 [closed]

Yesterday I bought a used Dell PowerEdge 1950 server and I am trying to install Esxi 5.5 onto it. I downloaded the ISO file onto a bootable USB. I plug the USB into the front USB drive, but when I ...
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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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How to disable fibre channel LUNs entirely while doing an OS install?

SL 6.5 (aka RHEL 6.5) using a Qlogic adapter in a Dell R610. The module that is loaded is qla2xxx but also scsi_transport_fc. I have 2 SAS disks in RAID 1 for the OS and several FC LUNs for data ...
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Manual interactive proxy to install packages on server without internet

I need to install some rpm, python and R packages on a server that has no internet connexion: I can only ssh to it. I can download the packages and scp them to the server, then install them manually ...
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How can I eliminate the huge, cached MSI files in C:\Windows\Installer?

The size of the MSI cache folder (C:\Windows\Installer) has grown substantially, and is now taking up way too much disk space on my domain computers. Can this folder be eliminated or shrunk?
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Dovecot install error: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code

I am trying to install a mail server on my Raspberry Pi. I have setup the FQDN and run apt-get update, and am trying to install postfix, mysql and dovecot with the command apt-get install postfix ...
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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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Can you install CoreOS on terminal.com? [closed]

Does anybody know how, even if it is possible, to install CoreOS on terminal.com ?
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Installing a package (e.g. git) without internet access on SLES

I am trying to install git on a SUSE linux server that, to all intents and purposes, doesn't have internet access. It would appear that I also need to install some dependencies for git. Is there ...
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Compiling in linux to specific directory and then package the software

I need to compile a software from the sources. ./config && make && make install On that, it does install a bunch of stuff everywhere(Libraries, etc) But the thing is, that I also ...
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Error installing OAuth on CentOS 6.0

I'm not sure what to do here cause I'm getting the same type of error overall as i try to install oAuth on this cloud slice. I'm not sure what to do but I would think that I need to update or ...
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How to install php-devel under CentOS 6.3 x64?

I'm trying to install php-devel on my CentOS 6.3 VPS and get a failed dependencies test. From phpinfos(): SYSTEM Linux 2.6.32-279.5.2.el6.x86_64 #1 x86_64 NTS error: Failed dependencies: ...
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How do you install Node.JS on CentOS?

I've found numerous installation instructions for Node.js but they all seem so complicated -- I'm not a super sys admin but I can get around. I have yum on the system, but I didn't find any node.js ...