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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Can I use a powershell script to install db/website when the database is separated from the webserver?

My boss is on vacation and I'm supposed to have this installation script done by the time he returns. Unfortunately, I've realized that the script I developed won't work on the target server setup and ...
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Best way to stage a new computer - log in as the user without password?

I have to stage some new laptops for people at work. We are on AD, so I can log in either as local admin, or network admin. This is great for doing a couple things (removing some of the junk the ...
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Change php path

I've a server running Centos 5. Yesterday I upgraded php to 5.4.10 throught remi repository. Operation was successful ( I've checked updated information in phpinfo()) Today I figured out that php ...
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php gnupg = unable to load warning

End goal: use PHP GnuPG library in my Mediawiki extension I have installed gpgme with dependencies run pecl install gnupg = no errors added extension=gnupg.so to my php.ini : [root@dev-lamp01]# ...
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Mirroring Server Setup

My boss has purchased 4 Mac mini servers, and I was wondering if anyone knew if there was a way to mirror their installations, meaning whatever is installed on one can be mirrored to the rest. I was ...
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stop Centos 6.3 loading 'Text Mode Setup Utility' at restart

I've just puppetted a virtual machine and from scratch (based on Centos 6.3 minimal). That install process does a variety of things, but one annoying side effect is that when the VM reboots, it ...
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Creating a script to install a Perl application and its dependencies automatically

I have a Perl application that needs a lot of dependencies that i need to deploy on numerous servers I would like to make a script that installs that Perl application automatically and quickly. To ...
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Drivers initialization after reboot

For some reason. any driver i'm installing customary, like Virtual Sound Card drivers, do not initialize after reboot. I tried virtual sound card drivers, they initialize fine when installing, but ...
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Recurrence of an MSIEXEC package deployment through GPO

We want to use this simple command in a batch file: msiexec /package "\path\package.msi" /quiet /norestart We want to deploy it to all users and their machines. We want it to be installed only once, ...
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Install Windows from Linux without ANY external media [closed]

I have: Windows 7 installation .iso file. No DVD, usb, floppy, zipdrive, etc, etc. A free primary partition already formatted as NTFS, let's say /dev/sda1 Linux running at another partition. Grub ...
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amazon linux installation of rpy2 fails

the installation of rpy2 an amazon linux via sudo pip-2.7 install rpy2 fails with In file included from ./rpy/rinterface/_rinterface.c:58:0: ./rpy/rinterface/_rinterface.h:8:15: fatal error: R.h: ...
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How to install Apache 2.4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a clean, fresh OS of Ubuntu 12.04 on my VPS. My goal is to install WordPress. I want to install the latest version of Apache (2.4.3) but I'm encountering two problems. I'm following ...
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NginX installation-source best practice

I'd like to install NginX as a reverse proxy on CentOS. I know three different ways to install NginX: Compile itself Install over EPEL Install over official NginX package repository Which way ...
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How to revert a configuration with puppet

I wrote a module which writes a configuration for rsyslog in /etc/rsyslog.d/60-custconfig.conf using puppet. When I add the module to the node, it works, but if I delete comment or delete the module ...
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SQL Server 2012 : Installing on D:

i am trying to install SQL Server 2012 i choose D: for everything but still it told me during installation itself that it's going to install config file on C: following is the path C:\Program ...
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How to Install Windows Assemblies?

I have several websites that use Telerik controls and need to install the assemblies to a new VM running Windows Server 2008 R2. Normally I would drag the *.dll straight into the C:\Windows\Assembly ...
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Where does yum install software to?

When I install executable I know I can easily run which sometool and find it (for most cases) but how about when I install something like apr or apr-util where does it install it to? I need to pass ...
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Yum doesn't install latest version of Git on Centos6

When I go to Gits download section it mentions that latest version is 1.8 and I can install it by yum install git on Fedora. I'm running CentOS6 so that command should also work for me, but yum tells ...
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Corrupt label; bad magic number

While trying to install Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver, I got an error: OpenBoot indicates me a problem with the hard drive: "Corrupt label; bad magic number". Later, during the Solaris ...
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Differences between “apache”'s installations

Using Ubuntu 12.04, are there any differences between installing Apache httpd using sudo apt-get install apache2 (as the guide of Ubuntu says - https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/httpd.html ) ...
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What directories I must backup for re-installing Windows 7 and how if I don't have access to the Windows 7 installation? [closed]

I'm re-installing a Windows 7 PC and want backup all the users generated data to latter decide what data can be useful. What directories I must backup? With user generated data I'm talking about all ...
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How to install Tomcat in ubuntu 10.04 with Plesk Server?

I have a VPS with Ubuntu 10.04 and Plesk installed. I have a basic license wich not include Tomcat management via Plesk. I had same problem with PostgreSQL but I just installed and configured it via ...
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VMWare vCenter: “incorrect username or password” when connecting to host

I have an existing vCenter server (v5.0) with two existing ESXi servers. I recently installed ESXi v5.1 on two new servers. I configured their hostnames, IPs, DNS, gateway, etc. and both pass their ...
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VMWare ESXi: how to add network drivers to installation?

Background / Problem I have two new servers (Dell R720 & Dell R520) that I plan to install ESXi onto. During the VMWare Hypervisor installation, I'm told that no network adapters exist. Upon ...
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issues installing with apt-get on fresh install

Fresh server install of 12.04 ubuntu 64BIT. Any ideas as to why this is not working? root@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install kvm libvirt-bin Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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ASP.Net Web Application doesn't work - IIS7 configuration or install issue? [closed]

Obligatory background information: I'm a developer and I recently got a new workstation. My attempts to get my companies' main web application working have utterly failed. I have gone through all of ...
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Installing jdk7u7 on Centos5.8

I'm trying to install Java SDK (jdk-7u7-linux-i586.rpm) on Linux CentosOS 5.8. Im using this guide, and downloading everything from the Oracle website. When executing rpm -Uvh ...
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Apple And Windows On One Machine [closed]

Am planning to start developing Android and Iphone/Ipad applications. Before that i came to realized that developing iOS applications is only possible on Mac Machines. Am looking for ways to have ...
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Installing Solaris 10 on a Sun Blade 2500 Silver

I recently bought a used Sun Blade 2500 Silver. The system has been completly wiped, so I get an OpenBoot prompt when I boot. When I look on Oracle's compatibility page, I can see the station is able ...
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Installing Fedora 17, Error “you have not created a bootloader stage1 target device” [closed]

Installing Fedora 17 on a new computer with the live CD ISO. When I get to the part where I create new partitions for the Fedora Installation I get these errors: you have not created a bootloader ...
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trying to install Mumble on centos

I am trying to install mumble on my CentOS vps following these directions: http://www.hosting.com/support/linux/install-the-mumble-voip-server-to-redhat-or-centos When I get to this line: rpm2cpio ...
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Post compiled php 5.4 curl installation

I recently compiled php 5.4 from source. I have Centos 6. I used this configuration: # ./configure --with-apxs2=/usr/local/apache2/bin/apxs --with-mysql # make # make install # cp php.ini-dist ...
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ltsp-built-client error

I am facing some issues while building a thin client using the ltsp-build-client, it says an error. Error is: I: Retrieving Release E: Failed getting release file ...
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Exchange 2010 Hub Transport Role Fails - Registry Keys Missing?

I've inherited an attempted Exchange 2010 implementation from a colleague that apparently failed. I've almost managed to bring it back from the dead, but the Hub Transport role fails to install with ...
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How do I automate OS installation on 500+ machines?

My company has to image a large amount of machines by the end of the year. Each of the machines will have hardware RAID 1 and running CentOS 6. What options do I have for automating the OS ...
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My yum repository able to search packages, but not able to install it in RHEL?

I set up yum from dvd. Following is the containts of my .repo file: [dvd] name=Red Hat Enterprise Linux Installation DVD baseurl=file:///media/dvd enabled=0. I'm able to search packages. However ...
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Can the Installation Monitor from the Win2K Resource kit be used on newer OS's?

Can the utility "Installation Monitor" from the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tools for administrative tasks be used on newer OS's, specifically, Windows Server 2008 R2. The main thing I am concerned ...
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Perl File::Copy module installation fails

I have Perl version version 5.10.1 installed in my CentOS6.0 machine. I need to install TWiki and it needs some perl modules (see this URL) http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/TWiki/TWikiInstallationGuide ...
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Server quit without updating PID file on multiple mysql installation in linux

Iam trying to install one version of mysql in a LINUX machine. The system contain already another version of mysql installation. I prefer manual installation. Copy the extracted tarball into a ...
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my.cnf missing on all directories after new mysql installtion

Title says it all. I previously had mysql version 5.1 on my CENTOS 6 x86_64 OS. I attempted to remove mysql 5.1 and replace it with an install of mysql 5.6. Here is my uninstall process for mysql ...
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MYSQL 5.6 install error from missing dependency libaio

So I uninstalled mysql 5.1 and then downloaded the client, devel and server rpm's for mysql 5.6 I did a rpm -ivh of each rpm but got this error: error: Failed dependencies: libaio.so.1()(64bits) is ...
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Best way to keep configuration for server reinstallation?

I have a server running Ubuntu 12.04 which has grown messy over the years. I have fiddled with various packages, desktop environments (for VNC) etc. and I would like to reinstall it to start again, ...
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Compilation error installing Nominatim

I am trying to install Nominatim from its source on github. PostgreSQL 9.1 and PostGIS 2 has already been installed using yum. The system is running CentOS 6.3 with cPanel. git clone --recursive ...
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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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which git returns /usr/bin/git however there is not such path, how do I reinstall git correctly?

I managed to get git to stop working (Mac OSX Mountain Lion) When I type "git" it doesn't say command not found, just shows an empty line, Pressing enter again, exits, and does nothing (yes, I know ...
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OpenBSD install from CD does not find installation file set

We are installing OpenBSD on one of our machines. After configuring the hostname and directories, there's an error on installing the sets I'm installing from a CD, but the system does not recognize ...
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Installing mercurial on SME server

There doesn't appear to be a yum package, so whats the best way to install mercurial on SME server?
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ArchLinux Install Hangs After “Unpacking initramfs…”

I have a Toshiba Lifebook P1120 (800.0 MHz CPU - 256.0 MB RAM) that I am trying to install ArchLinux on. It doesn't have a CD/DVD drive (you need an external) and it cannot boot from a USB stick. So, ...
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Group policy software installation feature on server 2008

What is the proper procedure for distributing software updates using group policy's software installation feature? For example, if I want to install Java, and Java 1.7u6 is already added as a ...
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how to actually install PHP etc on a windows 2003 server

We're just purchasing a dedicated windows 2003 server (in fact I think it's a VPS) How do we actually go about installing software on to it? Simply searching for "installing PHP5 on windows server" ...