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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RPM command hangs

in CentOs 5 rpm command stucks in my linux machine... [root@manage glib]# rpm -i libgcc-4.1.1-52.el5.i386.rpm [root@manage glib]# ps -efww | grep libgcc root 2020 32168 0 13:50 pts/0 ...
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Error 1935.An error occurred during the installation of assembly 'Microsoft.VC90.CRT,version=“9.0.30729.4148”

I have troubles installing VC runtime libraries to be able to install SQL Server Compact Edition. The same problem causes also other apps to fail when installing, but I chose this one as a good ...
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CentOS 7 Install Error: Call to StartServiceByName Timeout

I'm trying to install CentOS 7 on my HP Proliant DL320e Gen8 v2 server. I'm attempting this through the iLO4 IRC and virtual media. I'm booting 'CentOS-7.0-1406-x86_64-Minimal'. I get to the first ...
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install in nfs shared directory

I have a NFS Ubuntu server and have shared /opt directory among all clients. I want to install packages in /opt directory so that I dont have to install it in all clients. So what I did was download ...
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Maria db rpm Installation Error

I am getting below error while trying to install Maria DB on centos [root@server1 MariaDB]# rpm -i MariaDB-5.5.30-centos6-x86_64-common.rpm warning: ...
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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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start linux installation from a linux

Need to network install ubuntu/centos after preparing RAID/BIOS/Firmware. Right now, a machine first boots into a tiny linux kernel(resides in memory) and run scripts handling all the above hardware ...
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couchdb 1.6.0 from source - jsapi.h: present but cannot be compiled

I'm trying to install couchdb 1.6.0 from source on CentOS 6.5 (EPEL resository has a very old version unfortunately) following this guide. Everything went fine until ./configure step on couchdb - ...
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App-V 5; change file after package install

I work as a student for a company that sells a proprietary software solution. My task is testing their appliation in APP-V. The client should have the availability to modify a parameter, and this ...
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Errors when installing rootsh on Ubuntu

I'm installing rootsh 1.5.3 on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (following this guide) and I get: $ make && make install Making all in src make[1]: Entering directory `/tmp/rootsh-1.5.3/src' make all-am ...
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Cygwin hangs/freezes when installing: won't finish downloading packages

Just stays there. Restarting causes the same problem, and changing mirrors doesn't seem to help.
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features on demand error The source files could not be found

I'm having a issue when using FOD via powershell. I creating an Win Server 2012r2 virtual lab environment for studying. Heres a run-down of what I'm doing. I have successfully uninstalled and remove ...
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Consistent Install Disk Selection in RHEL Kickstart

In my kickstart installation I specify that the operating system should be installed on /dev/sda. We have some Dell machines in our environment with iDRAC. When virtual media is attached in iDRAC, it ...
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Windows feature installation fails with “The source files could not be found”

I am trying to install the Media Foundation feature onto a Windows 2012 R2 box in preparation for it to be used as an RDS Session Host. However, all attempts to install fail with: Installation of one ...
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chef node installation help (bootstrapping)

I am attempting to bootstrap my first node in Chef. I set-up my environment as the following Server: Centos 6.5 running Private-chef-11.1.8 (casino.xxx.com) Client: Centos 6.5 running chef-client ...
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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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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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Bash script to install packages and report to log file [closed]

I want to be able to log result of running bash script to file. Script itself is pretty simple, its used to install basic packages on fresh install machines and it scheme looks like this sudo apt-get ...
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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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Is there a way to install pip and zlib-devel on RHEL 5.7 without Red Hat entitlement?

I'm moving out of a old RHEL 5.7 server for a client and need to run a migration script in python to send all data to our new storage in Azure. To install azure cli tools i need pip but I'm unable to ...
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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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Adding custom package in Centos 6 DVD/CD

I am trying to include my custom build package in the CentOS installer DVD/CD. I am able to respine the DVD with my Kickstart file. The automated kickstart installation works fine, however, when I ...
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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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VMware ESXi CentOS 6.4 kickstart installation

I was trying to do a kickstart installation for CentOS 6.4 but it always show me a warning of re-initializing the HDD as it say may contain invalid partition table or a virtual disk. I have added ...
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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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dovecot rhel 5 installation fails because of newer libraries

to whom it may respond to, we are trying to install dovecot (dovecot-2.2.10-1_14.el5.x86_64) on a RHEL 5.4 server and we get the error : [root@asgfkm /]# rpm -i dovecot-2.1.17-0_136.el5.x86_64.rpm ...
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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 to change default install path for Notepad++ in Powershell silent/unattended script

I cant figure out the parameter(s) to change the default install path C:\Program Files\ of Notepad++ to the drive I want it to install to when I run my PowerShell script. I am trying to do a silent ...
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How to install latest Tomcat7 using yum on AWS EC2?

I'd like to install the latest (7.0.53) Tomcat on an AWS EC2 instance running Amazon Linux. If I were to do "sudo yum install tomcat7 -y", I would only get version 7.0.47, as shown by " yum list ...
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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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Solving multilib version problems

I use Centos 6.4 When I tried to install libgcc with yum install libgcc.i686 I took following massages. Error: Multilib version problems found. This often means that the root cause is ...
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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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Foreman 1.5 installation. Empty admin password, no login

I've just installed foreman 1.5 from rpm on centos 6.5 and I get the login webpage but the default admin user doesn't work. The password hash is empty and I get the following during installation: ...
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Need help installing PHP5-DOM

I try to install PHP5-DOM on CentOS 6.5 using yum install php-xml and get this error: Error: Package: php-xml-5.3.3-27.el6_5.x86_64 (updates) Requires: php-common(x86-64) = 5.3.3-27.el6_5 ...
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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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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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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 ...