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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GPO Installs - Differentiating between 64 and 32 bit systems

What is the easiest way to use group policies to install the 64 bit version of a package on 64bit systems and the 32bit package on 32 bit systems. I have done some searching and I am not seeing ...
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SQL Server 2005 Standard edition on Windows 7 Professional?

Has anyone succeeded in installing SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition on Windows 7 Professional? When I try this the installation fail in installed Database Services, and I am told to look in the log ...
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Do I need to reinstall PHP on Mac to get newly installed features?

I admit that I am a bit spoiled by the Windows installer. Anyway, I have mac os x leopard server and am trying to get gettext to work. I had trouble with pear but put the include for pear in the /...
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Weird “missing” CD/DVD driver during Windows Server 2008 installation

We have an old PowerEdge 860 that we're trying to install Windows Server 2008 R2 onto. At present the machine doesn't have any OS installed, so we're doing a clean install from a DVD. Pretty simple ...
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How to generate an image of my Raid 0 HD before formatting it?

I'm planning to format a server to resintall the operating system. However i'd like to save an image of current HD installation (Vista Business 32bit, raid 0). What software do you recommend to do ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008 without a DVD-ROM drive

We've just picked up a cheap second-hand Dell PowerEdge 860 with an SAS 5i/R RAID controller, and we want to install Windows Server 2008 on it. Problem is that the machine only came with a CD-ROM ...
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Use powershell to build VPC's

Our developers use VPC's to develop systems. When a developer joins a team he needs a VPC for that project. The developers have also a tendency to "break" the VPC. Building a VPC and installing the ...
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How to repair the .net 2.0 SP2 runtime? Should be obvious but isn't apparently

I have some problem with the .net runtime since installing some recent sharepoint fixes but as I can't see anyone else having had this problem I think it may be coincidental and the runtime just needs ...
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Installing a gcc and make on a clean SUSE 10 machine

I received a clean SUSE 10 machine which I need to install a development environment on. Currently, I need to install GCC 3.2.3 and GNU Make. However I am having trouble bootstrapping GCC. I searched ...
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Allowing “User” group members to install drivers

My problem is next. I am system admin in company of about 150 computers. All xp professional, all users. I can't afford to give anyone power user status because they're practically idiots, and will ...
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How to handle initial installation of a Linux server?

In past few weeks I found out, that my Linux sysadmin skills are pretty low, so I bought bigger HDD (1.5TB) and started playing with virtual machines. I'm experimenting pretty hard way, so I end up ...
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install opencv2.0 on Ubuntu8.10 missing libunicap, libucil and libv4l1

Basically, I am trying to build opencv 2.0 via CMake on Ubuntu 8.10. It keeps saying libunicap, libucil and libv4l1 are missing on my system. I searched for the packages for these libraries on places ...
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install msi using group policy

1) If we install/push msi using group policy can/will we see installation steps/Wizard/options which we can see if start installtaion using setup.exe by double clicking it. 2)Can some provide some ...
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sql server 2005 developer edition

I installed sql server 2005 developer edition on my pc. I am not able to see server in management studio. I installed default instace as an installation option.
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Git master repository on central server?

currently i am working with subversion and trying to switch to git as an RCS. Maybe i don't understood the principle of git correct, but there is one big question: Does git need some kind of server ...
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What is the exact YUM to install Java-JDK?

Do I have to put "multiverse" or something...this is what I heard. For CENTOS
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CA Siteminder Installation - “super user could not be saved in the policy store”

Roadblock during CA SiteMinder Policy Server installation. I've moved past various other LDAP credential related errors, but haven't been able to find any information on this one, whatsoever. What ...
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Can data be destroyed by modifying partition in ubuntu install?

I`d like to install Ubuntu 9.10. At the moment I have ntfs disk with Vista on it. Is it safe to install Ubuntu and choose it to use some of the free space? Or it will just dumbly slice the disk and ...
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debian and apache2 install

I just logged in to my newly purchased VPS server that used debian and tried to install apache2, here what happens as a root: vs12-101:/# apt-get install apache2 Reading package lists... Done ...
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Partition problem on Ubuntu install

I was given an old server from work that I wanted to convert to a home file server. So I wanted to just do a clean install of Ubuntu server. Problem is, when I get to the partition screen I don't get ...
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Tools to install after a minimal linux install

When you finished installation of your linux machine, what are the first packages that you install, and what are the tools that you get first ? In my Debian box, I get pv, screen, ccze, ... like this ...
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Make error in installing Math support for MediaWiki

How can you solve the following Make error in installing MediaWiki? ... /local/lib/site_perl . /etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.0 /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.0 /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/...
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Install SMTP Service on Windows 2003 SP2 without Installation CD?

I need to modify my development environment, a virtual image using Windows 2003 SP2, to install the SMTP service under IIS (6.0). The virtual image is a corporate build, and I do not have access to ...
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Error in Installing MediaWiki for Ubuntu, Posgres 8.3

How can you solve the error message at the last line? .... # Installing MediaWiki with php file extensions # Environment checked. You can install MediaWiki. # Generating configuration file... # ...
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Install both WSS and MOSS on same machine

Is it possible to install WSS v3 and MOSS 2007 on same machine and run them both?
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Easy way to install XP on several laptops?

Having been a Mac admin for the last couple of years, I haven't touched Windows much lately. I've recently been given a few (~9) previously-loved laptops, some of which work, most of which have ...
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Create a backup RedHat DVD

Okay I am kind of desperate here. I took a simple backup of my RedHat EL 5 install DVD and now that backup DVD refuses to boot .. Some googling told me that my backup DVD is probably not bootable . ...
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SQL Server 2005 and 2008 instances on the same machine

I currently have a machine with SQL Server 2005 SP3 installed. I would like to add a SQL Server 2008 instance, but I'm not sure if I should upgrade the 2005 or try to install a separate instance of ...
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Install SQL Server 2000 on virtual machine Windows Server 2008 (HyperV) [closed]

My hierarchy ask me to setup a production Windows server 2008 virtual machine (HyperV) with SQL 2000 Standard Ed. installed on it. I can't find on the net much information about the relative "...
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How to tell which program is used to create a setup.exe file

I have a program whose install I'm trying to automate with a batch file, the problem is that I don't know what program is used to make the setup file and thus I am unsure of what command line switches ...
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CentOS 5.3 Installed on INTEL all files show as AMD

Random possible issue I can't seem to find a quick answer too. I've installed CentOS 5.3 on an Intel Xeon system, however all installed binaries show AMD arch along with all custom source bins showing ...
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Installing PostgreSQL on FreeBSD (with ports)

Hey everyone, I am trying to install (using ports) PostgreSQL on a virtual server, running FreeBSD. My one question is this: Which of the following should I install? postgresql-contrib postgresql-...
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Drive letter assignment during XP installation

It seems that drive letters may change during unattended XP install. I'm trying to install XP on a PC with 1 primary partition an 1 logical volume on the hard drive, and 1 CD drive. After the ...
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Why can't I install Java via “sudo aptitude” in Ubuntu?

$ sudo aptitude install sun-java6-jdk [sudo] password for fal: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Reading extended state information Initializing ...
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How to check if I successfully installed java?

I went to SUN's website and downloaded the .bin: https://cds.sun.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/CDS-CDS%5FDeveloper-Site/en%5FUS/-/USD/ViewFilteredProducts-SingleVariationTypeFilter I ran it, ...
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easy_install'ing under different Python version

I'm trying to easy_install a Python 2.5 package, but I've also got Python 3.1 installed, so I get a syntax error: except pkg_resources.VersionConflict, e: ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008 - RAID - No Drivers Found

I'm tring to install Windows Server 2008 on our server (it currently has a beta version on). I've inserted the dvd, booted into it, and tried to do a new installation When I come to the screen where ...
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RHEL5 Minimal Installation

I've got my server hosted at theplanet, and I'm trying to get them to do a minimal install of RHEL5 (64bit). Here's what anaconda-ks.cfg shows: install url --url http://192.168.0.2/RHES5-x86_64 key -...
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After running apt-get or yum install, how do you find out where the newly installed package is?

How do you find out where your package has been installed? More importantly, where are the setting files for it (for instance, httpd.conf with Apache, or php.ini with PHP)?
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How to install SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 on a single machine

I'm in the process of migrating development databases from an old (soon to be decommissioned) database server to a VMWare-hosted virtual machine running Windows 2008 x64. The old server runs SQL ...
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How do you install a JDK6 on Solaris10 sparc 64bits?

The installation steps of a JDK6 for: Solaris 32 bits Solaris 64 bits are quite straightforward but: are in two separate documents do not deal with local zone (container) installation do not ...
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ESXi 4 failed to find boot device

I had exsi 3.5 running just fine, the upgrade to 4 failed ( i thought it would so everything is backed up ). but it did boot just could not import the data store So i did a fresh install of ESXi 4. ...
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MS SQL SERVER 2008 install

If i have a one processor license for ms sql 2008 can i just click to turn on the other processor in the event i buy another license?
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Can I install apache and IIS together on same computer?

I already installed Wamp (Windows, Apache, MySql and PHP). But now, I want to learn other language, i.e C# and C++ (probably C++ first, but not sure which one I should go first..) To use C# or C++, i ...
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How and What to gain from bizspark? [duplicate]

In my company we had a bizspark softwares from microsoft, and as we understood that this will help us to lower our webhosting payments, and also some development software costs. Now my issue that we ...
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Downloading & installing Debian

I'm fairly new to the Linux world, however I have a requirement to install Debian on a server. This server is a Dell Poweredge, and is currently running Windows Server 2003 - I intend to completely ...
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Best installer/updating software you have seen?

What I am looking for some of the best software examples of how installation and upgrading is performed. This could be from M$, Open Source, anything. E.g.: User experience, release compatibility, UI, ...
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Oracle 10g on Snow Leopard?

I have found a couple of pages on how to get this configured on Leopard (link and link), and then apparently an upgrade to Snow Leopard does not seem to complicate matters much. However, I'm already ...
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Faster Windows Install + Automatisation

I'm looking for a way to install Windows Faster and let it run automaticly. We do daily installations of Windows XP, Windows Vista and soon Windows 7. We are currently using the following procedure: ...
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Software approval processes in large organizations

Many larger organizations have IT departments that lock down desktops to a standard configuration, or SOE. End users generally don't have rights to install their own software, and even if they did, ...