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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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 ...
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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)

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 ...
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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, ...
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How to install apd in debian php5

I have a debian etch server running php+apache. I am using php5-cli, php5-common, php5-mysql and php5-sybase. I want to use APD to profile my php code, but a php5-apd package is not available in ...
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Installing git from source on OS X - exec-path error

I'm trying to install git from source using make prefix=/Users/gareth/local/git install but after installation nothing works properly, the commands all fail with, for example git: 'pull' is not a ...
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How to create a custom Ubuntu disc?

I would like to have a CD with a custom Linux installation, for example, when installed have Ubuntu (could be another distro, but preferably) with Eclipse, Aptana, MySql, Postegresql, PHP, Django, ...
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Bare minimum Fedora installation?

I am looking for the bare minimum packages that I need to install for a fedora Linux machine. I do not need the X Window System or anything else. The machine will be used as a server and managed ...
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Proper location for installing packages?

What is the 'correct' location(s) to install packages/software in a Unix file system? I realize it will vary somewhat depending on the distribution you're using and the package you're installing, but ...
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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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How to backup and recover MySQL?

I need to re-install MySQL. But if there is some trouble,the best will be recover the original one. Is it possible to achieve this?
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MySQL installation:rpm vs source

I installed MySQL by rpm before: [root@jiaoyou sphinx-0.9.9-rc2]# rpm -aq|grep -i mysql MySQL-devel-community-5.1.34-0.rhel5.x86_64 MySQL-server-community-5.1.34-0.rhel5.x86_64 ...
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How to remove already installed MySQL and re-install from source

It was installed by rpm. But need to install from source to add new features to it.
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Is it safe to upgrade to Jaunty yet? [closed]

I'm asking this question because when I tried to upgrade to Jaunty a couple months ago, it ruined my Linux installation. When I asked the Ubuntu forum for help, I received this response: Sorry to ...
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JDK install - no matching plugin

I'm trying to install JDK on my remote Debian box. I've been following the directions at this page. Problem is, the make-jpkg fails. Here's the output I get (plus the version of java-package I'm ...
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File version number of .NET 3.5 Service Pack 1 installer

I have a very large executable (237 MB) called dotnetfx35.exe. This may be .NET 3.5, or it may be .NET 3.5 service pack 1. How can I tell which one it is? (Short of downloading the .NET 3.5 SP1 file ...
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MySQL installation on Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to install MySQL 5.1 on a Windows Server 2008, but I'm just not getting even after trying a million different things. The installation actually goes smoothly, but I can not start the ...
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Windows 7 Software Installation : Siemens Step7 and Siemens SCL

We use Siemens Step7 and SCL for PLC programming in our company. I recently got to install Windows 7 and had yet to find out that the Siemens software suite doesn't install anymore. - Which is a ...
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Building PHP on Mac OS X?

How do I figure out which ./configure options to use when building PHP 5.3.0 on Mac OS X? There are 10 zillion options and I have no idea which ones to use. All I want is to make sure that I have PDO ...
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SQL Server 2008 - Versions Installed Size

Is there a significant difference in the size on disk between the different versions of SQL Server 2008? I am setting up a test environment on my laptop and I was wondering if there is any reason not ...
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How to install Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express

I have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express Edition already installed, and now I want to install SQL Server 2008 Management Studio Express. I've tried with the only two options that look feasible: ...
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How do I bypass pkgadd signature verification?

Trying to install CollabNet Subversion Client on Solaris x64, but I'm hung up with: ## Verifying signature for signer <Alexander Thomas(AT)> pkgadd: ERROR: Signature verification failed while ...
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Installing VMware Player on Ubuntu 9.04

I want to install VMware Player on Ubuntu 9.04. The official VMware download page does not have a deb package. Should I use their RPM? Or is there a better way to do this?