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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PXE boot — kernel not found on TFTP server

I followed the following link for PXE boot, http://www.howtoforge.com/setting-up-a-pxe-install-server-on-ubuntu-9.10-p3 and I was able to ping the client from the server and also when I booted up the ...
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Installing LTTng-modules 2.5.4 on CentOS 7

I am trying to install LTTng-modules 2.5.4 on CentOS 7, by building it from source because CentOS 7 is unable to install this package from RPM. Running "make" to build package contents results in the ...
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Batch File to Automatically Install List of Drivers without User Interaction

At work, one of the tasks I am responsible for is resetting computers to their factory settings and installing the updated drivers. Lenovo makes this easy with their System Update tool, but Dell and ...
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Complex software installation documentation procedures or tools

We have to distribute and maintain a somewhat complex software application, whose installer does not (nor is expected to) install and configure every part needed on any possible kind of server. I've ...
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Problems installing php5 from source in Ubuntu

(Originally asked here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14977119/problems-installing-php5-from-source-in-ubuntu) I've been trying to install php5 for a while. I'm using. Ubuntu 12.10 Apache ...
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Server freezes while installing Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6

We've tried both the first options Install or upgrade an existing system Install system with basic video driver When trying option #1, it gets to a screen that has a solid cursor about halfway ...
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Can't successfully run Sharepoint Foundation 2010 first time configuration

I'm trying to run the non-GUI version of configuration wizard using power shell because I would like to set config and admin database names. GUI wizard doesn't give you all possible options for ...
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Error 29503. The SQL Server service failed to start

I'm trying to install SQL 2005 onto a 2012 R2 server. The install is failing at the end when it is trying to start the database service. I have looked in the install logs and I'm getting the following ...
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SharePoint 2010 Server Configuration Error -> “Cannot connect to database master”

I recieve the following error when I try to configure SharePoint 2010 Server: "Cannot connect to the database master at SQL server at [computer.domain]. The database might not exist, or the current ...
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memcached install issues with lib event on server

I've installed libevent on my server in the directory root/data/ and have i'm about to install memcached with ./configure –with-lib-event=/data/; make; make install However, after running a bit I ...
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Is it Possible to Install Windows Service Pack from ISO Image?

We know that it is possible to directly install Windows OS (or any OS) using ISO image without extracting it to a local folder by an end user. I am using Oracle VirtualBox for creating multiple ...
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VMWare Server 2 Install is Failing w/ Error 25032: “failed to customize windows logon process”

VMWare Server 2 install question here.* Straightforward question that would probably require a VMWare expert to pull apart, given that Google has been totally worthless on this. On a patched Windows ...
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Is there a way to disable the friendly error message when installing Windows Server 2012 R2?

I have a server that is 3 years old that may have a driver issue when installing Windows 2012R2. The problem is, during the installation right before the installer begins copying files and right after ...
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Problems installing Memcache (PECL extension)

I have installed memcached fine, and now I will need to install PECL extension memcache. Im running RedHat x86_64 es5. The installation gives me this: downloading memcache-2.2.6.tgz ... Starting to ...
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Apt and package conflicts

I have spent some time researching, and as I could not find anyone with the same issue I figured I might as well ask. I have two packages X and X-1. X-1 is essentially an upgrade from the previous ...
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Moving from ColdFusion 8 to ColdFusion 10 - Migration Fails

After having made several attempts to migrate from a ColdFusion 8 Standard server to a ColdFusion 10 Standard server, it feels like I am "almost" there. I'm using the 64 bit installer from Adobe's ...
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Can't install SQL Express 2008R2- caspol.exe application error - the application failed to initialize

I'm trying to install SQL Server Express 2008 R2 on Windows 2003 Server (enterprise edition). I get the following error message: Title: caspol.exe - Application Error Text: The application failed ...
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Why can't i install mongodb 3.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit?

I have followed all the official istructions listed here: official page In detail, i have done: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 7F0CEB10 (seems ok) echo "deb ...
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Fatal error: Call to undefined function win32_query_service_status()

I want to configure PHP with Apache 2.2 server. But I am getting error when tried to call php_win32service.dll. php_win32service.dll present in C:\Program Files\PHP\ext folder. I am using ...
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Installing Powershell 3.0 or 4.0 on Windows 7 machines through Group Policy or SCCM

I am trying to update all of the Windows 7 machines that we have in one of our OUs in Active Directory with either Powershell 3.0 or 4.0. I would like to use either Group Policy or SCCM 2012 and would ...
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What could be causing MsiInstaller to continuously reconfigure applications(EventID 1035)?

I have a brand-new machine that we just installed Windows Server 2008 Enterprise on about two months ago. In the event log, I am seeing thousands of EventID 1035 logged. This is MsiInstaller ...
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How to uninstall previous version and install new version on multiple remote PCs

I have msi for TFS controls. When I release a new version of the controls, I want remotely to uninstall the old version and install the new one for all the computers in the department. How can I do ...
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Hard drive is not detected at early stage of unattended installation

I'm doing an unattended installation of Ubuntu-14.04-server with a USB drive and a preseed file on different type of servers (HP Proliant ML110, ML310, ML350). This preseed file contains multiple ...
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Image build system that derives from a base Windows 8.1 image

For our VDI deployment, we have several Windows 8.1 images for target groups that require different suites of applications. The current update procedure requires us to update the OS on each ...
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Trouble booting Windows from USB [migrated]

Not sure if there's a more appropriate SE site, but I've been having some real trouble today. My laptop stopped running Windows because I powered off holding the power button and I must've corrupted ...
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Cannot perform a PECL installation

I have been trying to do a few PECL installations, but all of them return the same type of error. Something related to timezones? Im running RedHat x86_64 es5. Attempting to install geoip-1.0.7: ...
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Stop automatic reinstall of drivers in drivercache

So, you've got a driver that's giving you problems and you uninstall the driver or device and it automatically gets reinstalled. Is there a way to stop windows from keeping a driver in the driver ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008 - RAID - No Drivers Found

I'm tring to install Windows Server 2008 on our server (it currently has a beta version on). I've inserted the dvd, booted into it, and tried to do a new installation When I come to the screen where ...
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Server does not complete booting from Installation DVD

I want to downgrade a new Server with preinstalled Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2008 R2. I would like to do it by booting from the DVD and not by starting setup from the running 2012. I go ...
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Installing something from source using chef, should I be doing some checks

I'm installing something from source using chef and the script resource. Should I be doing a check for the resultant executable etc. as part of it? e.g. What I currently have is: remote_file ...
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SSH Connection Refused during Installing CentOS

I am re-installing CentOS 6.6 to upgrade from 5.6. I was using SSH and VNC to install the CentOS. Thus, I was trying to install CentOS 6.6 remotely. I tried to follow instructions in this link: ...
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redmine gives 404 error after installation

I am using Debian squeeze with nginx and mysql. After raking db and loading default data to redmine. When i try to visit redmine in a browser, http://ipaddress:8080/redmine, I get a 404 error Page ...
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Leave only the Server and Client files in a mysql installed manually on windows

I am a php developer and I'm setting up a portable development environment on windows 7. I downloaded the version of mysql "NonInstall Zip Archive" and is working properly. However, I see that ...
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How to install puppet module from GitHub?

I've installed camptocamp/nagios from Puppet Forge, but seems it has dependencies to puppet-apache_c2c which is published on GitHub. I've installed nagios module as suggested: puppet module install ...
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Re/Installing an MSI, getting 'not a valid short file name' error

We are running windows 2008. We have a windows service called ImportService, that is installed via an MSI package. A previous version was installed about 3 months ago without problems. When have ...
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libexecdir in systemd .service file?

I'm deploying something to machines (internally, not for public consumption) using RPMs. Now, in RPM .spec files there's the %_libexecdir variable. The package deploys a service binary in that ...
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Debian preseed.cfg - Language not set

I'm trying to write a preseed.cfg which should be used for a full automated installation of Debian wheezy. For some reasons the installer is still asking to select a lanugage even if I set this in my ...
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Silent Install of MSI

What is the command line to silently install an MSI file?
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Install Only Excel 2013 also installs Lync

This is driving me mad. I've used the Office Customization Tool to create an Excel Only install. However, in addition to Excel, it installs Lync. These are my settings for feature states in the ...
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Uninstall Older Sql Server After Upgrade

Is it ok to uninstall older versions of SQL Server after an upgrade? I have 2008/2008 R2 installed, but using 2014 since it was just upgraded.
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Install program to single RDS user

I'm looking to install an application to a single user in a RDS environment without installing it to the other users. The user is an Admin. I have very little experience with GPO but imagine it's ...
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Optimising bare-metal hypervisor installation

what is the best way to install a bare metal hypervisor (i.e. to host multiple VM's)? I spoke to a friend and he is using a HP server to host all his VMs with VMware ESXi, but he installed the VMWARE ...
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How can I troubleshoot a failing Linux kickstart installation?

I am having some trouble getting my pxebooting kickstart process working. The script is known to work when installed via a DVD with the local media on the disk. I have updated the script to work ...
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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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GPO Office Installation - Script runs on PC, How could I get it to appear when a user logs in?

I currently have a GPO created that installs Office 2010 for users during startup of the PC. This script is set to run for specific PCs. Is there any way that I can get the script to appear and run ...
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postgresql installation : initdb data directory not empty?

I am trying to create the database and I am a newbie. When I install PostgreSQL, I gave this command sudo yum install postgresql postgresql-server and later I modified the config file sudo vim ...
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rpm spec file is not executed on rpm install

I am creating an rpm installer for my web applications. On the spec file, i got this on %prep and %install %prep #will create and cd to the named directory before doing the untar. %setup -c -n ...
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How to fix “Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml)” in CentOS?

I've tried yum update yum and yum clean all, but neither help to resolve the following problem: # yum install httpd --installroot=/opt/httpd2 Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from ...
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Configuration of spamassassin on Fedora 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing spamassassin on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. The official documentation ...
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Configuration of ClamAV on Fedora Core 21 with Postfix

I was unable to find any help anywhere on installing Clamav on a modern Fedora system. All the advice out there is old and doesn't apply - so far as I found anyway. And, it's not enough ...