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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Unable to install PHP on FreeBSD 9.3

I tried to install Php5 on my FreeBSD server I just got, following a tutorial. So first I did cd /usr/ports/lang/php5 then make config didn't change any option there, finally I did make ...
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Install Tomcat7 on EC2

I'm trying to install Tomcat7 on an Amazon EC2 instance, but it doesn't work. Below is the console output: [ec2-user@ip-XXX ~]$ sudo yum install tomcat7 Loaded plugins: amazon-id, rhui-lb, security ...
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How do you install Node.JS on CentOS?

I've found numerous installation instructions for Node.js but they all seem so complicated -- I'm not a super sys admin but I can get around. I have yum on the system, but I didn't find any node.js ...
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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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How and What to gain from bizspark? [duplicate]

In my company we had a bizspark softwares from microsoft, and as we understood that this will help us to lower our webhosting payments, and also some development software costs. Now my issue that we ...
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Windows Server 2012 Standard - 0x00000091 on boot

I've been attempting to install Windows Server 2012 Standard on some relatively (circa 2007) old hardware. The machine itself is an Intel SE7320EP2 based system running 2x Dual-Core Xeon (64bit) ...
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How to install VMWare ESXi CLI on CentOS 6.0?

I'm trying to install VMware-vSphere-CLI-5.0.0-422456.x86_64 onto CentOS 6.0 64bit, but the installer complains: CPAN not able to install following Perl modules on the system. These must be ...
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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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Checking if SOAP has been installed on a CentOS with Directadmin [closed]

How should I check that and how should I install it? I don't think phpinfo() can help, is that true?
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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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Access denied when installing software from network storage on domain computer

When attempting to install software (from network storage) on a domain joined computer two prompts show up asking for user credential. One is asking for Administrator account to install software and ...
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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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How do I Verify installation requirements for Maximo 7.5 Installation?

I downloaded Maximo 7.5 for Windows Server 2008 R2 x86-64 to create an "Admin Workstation" (PDF). I'm getting an error when I click on "Verify installation requirements" after I run launchpad64 as ...
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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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How Can I Determine Which ./configure Options are Currently “Activated”?

I ran ./configure on a project a long time ago after tweaking multiple options, but now I want to add an option to the rather long list of current options. I do not remember what options I used, so I ...
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What is the “standard” compile from code and install incantation?

I know there is a sort of standard series of commands to compile and install packages that come only as source. What is it?
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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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Compiling cyrus-imapd

When I run the make of cyrus-imapd-2.4.17-caldav-beta9 get the following error: In file included from httpd.c:68:0: httpd.h:48:25: fatal error: libxml/tree.h: No such file or directory compilation ...
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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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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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Trouble Installing Composer on Windows 7 [migrated]

Man oh man. I've looked everywhere for help, done everything I could, and now I'm here because I am simply stumped. I wasn't sure whether to ask this question here, or on Stackoverflow, but I assumed ...
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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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Mailman install to VPS with no SSH access

I have a VPS with only FTP and HTTP access.There is no SSH acces. Is it possible to install Mailman there with what I have?Thanks.
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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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Ubuntu 9.10 installer cd-image with embedded updates

Unfortunately there are many bugs and imperfections in original Ubuntu 9.10 cd-image. Some of them make impossible the correct installation. Is there any way to obtain installation image with ...
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Cygwin hangs/freezes when installing: won't finish downloading packages

Just stays there. Restarting causes the same problem, and changing mirrors doesn't seem to help.
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How to install debian from a usb thumb drive

So far I have been following the directions here http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch04s03.html.en I downloaded boot.img.gz to my windows machine, and copied it to my empty usb key. At this ...
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Installing Debian with a writable flash drive [closed]

I can easily make a bootable flash drive for installing Debian by doing this: dd if=debian-7.8.0-amd64-CD-1.iso of=/dev/sdg bs=4M; sync but then it makes the flash drive read-only. I'd like to ...
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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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Network install OS and a few packages on 10 systems

This is something that I am currently working on. I have 10 systems, that I would like to configure with lubuntu and virtual box. Now, I know about network installation with PXE. I tried to do this ...
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Checklist for new companies/customers when building a server [closed]

Other then just by knowing from experience, I'm sure that most of us have forgotten a thing or two when quoting, building, installing and servicing new servers for clients who have never had a server, ...
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Equivalent yum command for `apt-get install -y packagename --no-upgrade`

I was using this command in a shell script on my ubuntu server apt-get install -y packagename --no-upgrade . It will install the package if it is not present. It will not upgrade the package. Now I ...
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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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CentOS: Can't connect remotely to mysql server but I can 'nc' to it

I have two VMs, both running CentOS. One is web server: 10.2.2.59 -- in this server I put Moodle web application files. One is DB server: 10.2.2.58 I installed MySQL and it is running nice, changed ...
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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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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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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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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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Windows 2012 Server r2 dont let me install a Custom Service

I need install a custom service on Microsoft Windows 2012 r2 64-bits, but the system says "it's all ready install" (when I try to install it) or "service not found" (when I try to uninstall). What ...
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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 ...