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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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, ...
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Move SQL server install to new machine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 that was running SQL Server, until it had a unclean power down and now the operating system become corrupted. Before I struggle to resurrect the machine, I'd like to ...
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What kind of backup plan do I need for installing perl modules in production?

I manage an application that has been rode hard and put away wet over the years, but is still expected to continue to work. The server OS has been maintained, but the Perl instance has not because ...
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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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Installing a custom 'non-rpm' kernel in CentOS 6

I've built a custom kernel using kernel.org, it has no .rpm file. How do I manually: Install the Modules to /lib/modules (make moduleinstall or something?) Make the initial ramdisk Update grub I ...
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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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OneClick install software to automatically install packages like wordpress [closed]

All the hosts now have One Click install for packages like Wordpress, Drupal and so on. Is there oneclick installer software that I can install on my VPS that gives me the ability to have one click ...
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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 upgrade Apache 2 from 2.2 to 2.4 for Ubuntu 10.04

I was in the process of doing a test upgrade from Apache 2.2 to 2.4.3. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04. I would have upgraded to 12.04 for this to see if the upgrade would go a lot smoother. Unfortunately, I ...
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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" ...
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How to install Windows on a Server without CD/DVR?

How can I install Win Server 2008 on a single Dell F1D unit, rack mounted, no CD/DVD, BIOS Boot Devices: 1- SCSI drive (bare), 2-Network: IBA GE Slo. Nothing else on the Boot device list. Have USB ...
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Ubuntu: apt-get -f install lighttpd does not install

I'm trying to install lighttpd. When running sudo apt-get -f install , I'm getting this error : ~/dev/downlaod$ sudo apt-get -f install lighttpd Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 installation hangs

On a freshly installed Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard SP1 I am installing SQL Server 2008 R2. After configuring setup, install starts, but then it will hang on: ...
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How to silently install any software across all my office computers?

How to silently install any software across all my office computers? All my office computers have Windows 7 Enterprise Edition.