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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Is it possible to perform a clean install without losing software RAID 5 data?

I have a machine running Ubuntu 12.10. It has 3 1TB drives running software RAID 5 (each drive has a main,and swap partition. 3x main partitions are raided and mounted as /, 3x swap partitions are ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server on SAN Storage with Multipath?

I have HP ProLiant BL35p blades and I want to install Ubuntu Server 12.x on them in order to do virtualization with OpenStack. The storage is made of HP StorageWorks SAN, which is connected to the ...
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Remote Linux installation over the network

Long story short - I have to remotely install an arbitrary Linux distro on a PC over the network. This is not a server and I will be installing a desktop environment. The problem is I don't have ...
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Can I install SBS 2011 Standard onto an existing 2008R2 server?

I have an existing Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard dedicated server at a server farm, all set up. Monitoring tools, public and private NIC's, out-of-band management tools, the whole shebang; it's ...
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Installer for a web application

I have a question regarding the installing and deploying an application to an application server. This scenario involves a WAR file for a Tomcat configuration. One of our requirements is that we have ...
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Installing MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Utilizing Data Array

Maybe I can't put together a query that finds what I am looking for on the Internet, but I want to make sure this is done right. I have a new server that has Windows Server 2008 R2 loaded onto a RAID ...
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installing composer failes. Unable to access http://

I am trying to install composer with the command: curl -s https://getcomposer.org/installer | php And I am getting this error: PHP Warning: Directive 'safe_mode' is deprecated in PHP 5.3 and ...
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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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Installing php-fpm over php version missmatched

I have PHP installed by yum from the base @updates repository on Centos 6.3: php x86_64 5.3.3-14.el6_3 @updates 3.5 M I would like to install php-fpm version 5.3 because our web software works ...
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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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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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Cenros 6.3 install php-imap cross-repo fails

I am trying to install php-imap support on Centos 6.3 yum install php-imap Installation failed due to repos has different php versions: Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ...
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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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Installing CentOS 6.3 wrong hard drives order?

I am trying to install CentOS 6.3 on new server that has 2xSSD and 1xHDD drives connected to mainboard's SATA ports by following order: SSD1 -> SATA1 SSD2 -> SATA2 HDD1 -> SATA3 On the ...
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Linode setup via Chef [closed]

I'm working on setting up a Linode VPS from scratch but instead of doing it manually I wish to use Chef so I can easily automate it in the future. The question I have is: I realise you can set up ...
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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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smartctl for fedora 17

I got myself a hard drive that is making funny noises. I want to check for errors, I want to use smartctl, This command [root@defiant ~]# smartctl -V produces an error: bash: smartctl: ...
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Install recent ImageMagick on CentOS 6.3

I'm having a terrible time trying to get a recent version of ImageMagick installed on a CentOS 6.3 x86_64 server. First, I downloaded the RPM from the ImageMagick site and tried to install it. That ...
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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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Install applications on Hyper V Server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? Is it possible to install applications on either Hyper V 2008 or 2012? I don't mean installing applications on child ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - apt-get install ia32-libs unmet dependencies

Trying to install ia32-libs. I run sudo apt-get install ia32-libs. The output is as follows: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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How do you answer yes for yum install automatically

In centos how do you answer yes automatically for yum install so that it is an unassisted install?
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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 Windows Server 2012 Preview on an Amazon EC2 instance

Is there any way of doing a clean install on an Amazon EC2 instance. I have the bootable installation media stored in an EBS volume. How can I boot from that volume? And do I have to use an automated ...
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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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Error installing OAuth on CentOS 6.0

I'm not sure what to do here cause I'm getting the same type of error overall as i try to install oAuth on this cloud slice. I'm not sure what to do but I would think that I need to update or ...
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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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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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Install gettext-0.17-1.el5.i386.rpm on CentOS 5.8 i386 gives “/usr/bin/python is needed” error

I've removed yum by mistake. So, now I'm installing all the dependencies needed by yum manually. One of those is gettext-0.17-1.el5.i386.rpm and when I try to install it gives the following error, ...