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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Partitions not recognized when installing Kubuntu 14.04 over complex RAID setup

I have three identical HDDs. Using a ROM utility, I configured the use of 90% of each of them as a RAID 5 array, and the other 10% as a RAID 0 array. That is, each array uses some area on all three ...
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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 install Custom Service on Windows Server 2012 r2

I need install and use normally a Custom Service (created on Visual 2013), but the O.S. Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 don't let me use it or, installed or uninstalled... because of this: Resume: ...
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Resolve packages not found and errors during configure,make,make install in a script

I need to have a script that will install a package from source in a Linux system and need to know how to take care of the errors that usually come up as a result of the first step ./configure maybe a ...
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Why some apt-get and aptitude installations remove some programs?

I wanted to install wireshark, and I went to Installing wireshark So I just typed on terminal aptitude install wireshark and before it install wireshark, it removed 251 programs, and I don't have ...
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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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Is using distro-bundled LAMP the best choice? [closed]

I am wondering - it is better to use distribution-provided LAMP stack or install it on my own? I mean, is it ok just to use apt-get install apache2 (...) or it is better to just download the software, ...
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Installing wkhtmltoimage in Debian 6.0 (squeeze)

How to install wkhtmltoimage in 64 bit amd debian ? I tried wget http://wkhtmltopdf.googlecode.com/files/wkhtmltopdf-0.9.9-static-amd64.tar.bz2 tar xvjf wkhtmltopdf-0.9.9-static-amd64.tar.bz2 mv ...
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How to set number of inodes during initial Centos 6 ext4 install?

There are similar questions, but nothing that was exactly on par with what I am inquiring. Completely fresh install of Centos 6, the server is setup with a BIOS RAID 1. I'm trying to set the number of ...
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GlassFish Configuration Failed

I just downloaded the installer and ran the typical one for glassFish 3.1, However I have tried 2 times now and have got the same error twice now any help would be greatly appreciated(I have searched ...
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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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Change an installed program from one user to all users

I have a situation where a server was set up for a specific project and SQL Server Express was installed, but it appears to have been set for only the original installer's ID. I am now required to ...
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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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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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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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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 apt-...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute * python [closed]

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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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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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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What does “Waiting for DAS to start” mean in GlassFish 3?

I try to install the Glassfish 3 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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu VS Windows partitioning, 2TB limit

I have a server with a 3ware 9690sa-i8 raid card installed. I have configured a raid with a size of 12TB which i would like to use for Windows. It seems whenever the partition table is MSDOS the limit ...
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mySQL issue at installation

I have great trouble with mySQL installation. The error message in log (/var/log/debug) is: Nov 20 11:17:41 gotfarm1 /etc/init.d/mysql[11880]: 0 processes alive and '/usr/bin/mysqladmin --...
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Guidance for mysql 5.6 install on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have followed the instructions at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/linux-installation-debian.html to a T twice now and twice it appears it hasn't worked. There is no my.cnf under /etc, there ...
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Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi hardisk not found after installing OS

I try to install Linux CentOS in server Supermicro X8DT3/X8DTi. Installation proccessed succesfully, but after server rebooting, server cannot boot into OS. When I check BIOS, no hardisk found on boot ...
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Can't install SQL Management Studio 2008 R2 Express - Throws exception

I am running SQL Server 2008 R2 on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. select @@version returns the following string: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (SP2) - 10.50.4000.0 (Intel X86) Jun 28 ...
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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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CentOS installing node.js no configure

I'm trying to install a defined version node-v0.10.16-linux-x64 on CentOS 6.5. And following dependencies: Python 2.6.6 (r266:84292, Jan 22 2014, 09:42:36) gcc (GCC) 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-4) ...
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install zeromq for logstash in Solaris 5.10

used this: http://zeromq.org/distro:debian to get zeromq in Ubuntu to use it with logstash. Want to achieve same within Solaris. Read that zeromq supports Solaris but only provides a tarball. How to ...
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Software deployment to both WIN and OSX from one tool [closed]

I'm new to being a sysadmin so I am still learning a LOT but there has been this one thing I have not been able to figure out. I work at a small studio using about 50/50 Win/OSX machines, I'm ...
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Recommended Permissions for Virtual Service Accounts on Windows 7+

I'm trying to have an NSIS Installer install a custom service as part of an installation. It would be nice to run the service with one of those typical 'NT Service\xyz' style virtual service accounts ...
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Publishing EAR file hangs on WebSphere 8.0

Recently some of our projects started hanging when publishing to WebSphere 8.0 (tested with 8.0.0.5, 8.0.0.6 and 8.0.0.9), but this doesn't happen all the times. This is a normal installation details ...
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How to find the --configure string once the software has been installed and the source code is still laying around? [closed]

Here's a typical scenario - you install software from source, spend an hour figuring out the configure options, and finally run: ./configure --prefix=/a/b/c --with-X --with-Y=/usr/local/Y/lib \ ...
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Remote software Install on Windows 8 and above

Back in Windows XP/7 I remember being shown how to remote software installs via .msi with AD. Can you still do that in Windows 2012/8 days or was that dropped/removed? I've not even seen it mentioned ...
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make program installs via ssh tunelling on CentOs system

I have a Machine A with no access to internet. I have a Machine B with access to internet. A & B can connect to each other via ssh. I'd like to make some program installs on A (perl, R package ...
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Install PHP PEAR on Windows non-interactively specifying target install directory

I want to install PHP PEAR on Windows non-interactively. If I just download http://pear.php.net/install-pear-nozlib.phar and run it like this: php install-pear-nozlib.phar It gets installed into C:...
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Install of hiera-puppet-1.0.0-1.el6.noarch conflicts with file from package puppet-3.7.1-1.el6.noarch

Installing puppet and hiera sudo rpm -ivh http://yum.puppetlabs.com/el/6.4/products/x86_64/puppetlabs-release-6-11.noarch.rpm sudo yum update -y sudo yum -y install vim unzip rubygems puppet puppet-...
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Foreman-Installer failed to install - puppet cert --generate FQDN returned 23 instead of one of [0] - Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install Foreman serveral times at my Ubuntu 14.04 Server. Foreman 1.5 and 1.6 always fail at the same time with following error : /usr/bin/puppet cert --generate ubuntutest.domain.com ...
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CentOS 7 mpath Install, Can't Find /dev/centos/root

I am attempting to install CentOS 7 on an older SuperMicro H8QM8 motherboard (AIC-7902 SCSI controller, aic7xxx kernel module) with 3 attached drives. The Adaptec SCSI bios recognizes the drives and ...
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Allow power user to install software

I need to grant an user some admin rights, so he can enter his credentials when someone is prompted to install a software (and just that), he is no admin, I don't want him to have too much access. My ...
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What is yum “running transaction test”?

There are many questions and answers on the internet about the "Running transaction test" notice which appears after a yum update. These questions usually concern what to do if it gets stuck. My ...
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What is D option in linux yum assisted install?

When I install something with yum installer on linux, I get something like this: Is this ok [y/d/N]: _ So... what is the "D" option?
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I can't install CoreOS to disk

I'm trying to install CoreOS to disk, and I'm following the recomendation from official doc. I have PXE with CoreOS, then I'm booting CoreOS from RAM and I continue these steps: execute: cfdisk -z /...