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Questions tagged [installer]

An installer is a computer program responsible for installing other computer programs (aka software) on a system.

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Bash program that sets up and configures the environment for new Debian installs

Here is my second version of a bash program I'm writing, as per @hjpotter92 I've updated and cleaned it since last: This script is run directly after a fresh install of Debian, to do: sets up ...
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Ubuntu kernel update and removal automation script

This is my first bigger than a few lines bash script. It automates kernel updating and removing on Ubuntu through ukuu (Ubuntu kernel update utility). I'm not yet ...
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Systemd service configuration helper script

I've written a script that semi-automates the process of configuring/creating a new systemd service. The script is working perfectly well, however, I've had some trouble with the styling and ...
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Bash script to setup new Debian installs

This script is run directly after a fresh install of Debian, to do: sets up syntax highlighting in nano, sets up iptables, sets ...
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Debian Firefox Quantum update script

I wrote a little script to automate upgrading Firefox to a new version under Debian, since I don't want to install it from unstable and the snap version has ...
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Portable (Linux, Cygwin,…) Makefile for my own Shell OpenSSL file en-/decryption scripts

Let it be clear that in this question I ask for further guidance with my current version of Makefile used for my own Shell OpenSSL file en-/decryption scripts, not ...
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Automating the installation and configuration of Vim

I am writing a script to automate the install and configuration of vim, zsh, ohmyzsh and tmux, on a Linux/Mac. I'd like to perform all operations in Python, rather than using ...
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Arch linux installation script to be reviewed for any leakage of personal / security info

While I have been teaching myself a little about linux, it's boot processes and service configuration I have been using arch linux in virtualbox for my experimentation. Eventually after much wiling ...
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Install Python script requirements

Sometimes I download a Python script (from a trusted source), and can't run it because of missing dependencies, which I have to install one by one (no ...
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Powershell Script to remove printers and drivers

I am learning Powershell Scripting as I move my work environment to Windows 10. The script below is to be edited by the SysAdmin (for the list of Print Queues and Printer Drivers) to specify what ...
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Query registry for installed software

Hoping someone can help me out with the two aspects of my script that I think is causing the most performance hindrance. Recreating the Array $Result and using the <...
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Shell install.sh for repository (rpi_videoloop)

I've written my first installation script in shell and was wondering on how I can improve the install procedure to make it more clean? Here's the code: ...
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Maintaining a complicated installer supporting per-user and everyone

Another challenge for developing rubberduck VBA project is to develop an installer that support per-user mode and everyone-mode. Normally with an MSI package, one has a bootstrapper so it is possible ...
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Nginx-WordPress installer for Debian

I have written the following Bash script which includes an Nginx WordPress bootstrapper: A program establish WordPress apps fast on a Debian-Nginx environment. It utilizes CertBot for HTTPS, SSHguard ...
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Changing php.ini with code in a LEMP stack on Debian systems

This is how I establish a Debian LEMP and use code to change php.ini directives, as part of php-fpm. Please review the way I change ...
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Ubuntu-Nginx lightweight server environment setup

Please review the following Bash script that uses to establish a "lightweight" Ubuntu-Nginx server environment mainly aimed to run small WordPress sites (about 5 plugins, about 25 webpages, about 25 ...
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Webapp Substrate script for WordPress on Debian-Nginx

The following script creates a webapp substrate for WordPress webapps/websites on Ubunu-Nginx with PHP-FPM and Mysql environments, with Certbot, while all software is uncustomized. Such substrate ...
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Installer Script

I would like to know how to simplify and improve this script, which should: Check to determine if the Central Process is 32 or 64 bit Determine if, specifically, Java 1.8 is installed on the computer ...
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Interactive Linux upgrade script

One year ago, I asked for a review of Simple Linux upgrade script in Bash. Conditions are slightly changed, and/or more accurate: Code readability for the code user, making it simple to adjust the ...
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Batch bash installer script for clean Ubuntu GNOME installation

I just finished (I think) writing a bash script to install all my essential software to Ubuntu GNOME. I'll be making more for different distributions but once I have one to go off of, I can do the ...
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Install, configure, and maintain content for Ubuntu webserver

I made a script for my Ubuntu server(s) running on Google Cloud Platform. The idea behind it is I can create a new instance and paste this script in Google Cloud so it runs it on the new instance and ...
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Automatic creation of python conda packages

I packaged a pure python library using conda. It is tested to work with 2.7, 3.5 and 3.6 and should work on all three mayor operating systems. I am quite surprised, that there is no command or ...
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Bash script which downloads the latest linux stable kernel

I made this script when I started downloading the latest stable linux kernel's source from https://www.kernel.org to compile it myself, now I have improved it a bit and decided to create a public repo ...
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Bash script that creates a local environment for CHICKEN scheme (like virtualenv for Python)

Usage To create a localenv called sicp, do $ localenv sicp Activate the localenv: $ . sicp/bin/activate Check installed eggs in ...
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Ansible playbook to install application from tarball

I'm doing this, but as I'm the expert here (because no-one else is doing it) I have no real idea how awesome my code actually is. So the code should do the following: Export the tarball from ...
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LXC Bootstrap - A wrapper script around lxc utility scripts to create and set up an LXC container based on settings

So some background here. I recently discovered the ease of LXC containers on Ubuntu. I've been building some 'test' containers locally for testing things I develop on Ubuntu, but the evil thing is ...
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Dynamic software update system using PHP

I have this code I have made to check after new release, when there is a new one it ask you for install it, and then installs it if you accept. The file is a zip file with the new folders and files ...
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Simple Linux upgrade script in Bash revision 2

As I will be deploying this script on multiple machines with the very same system Linux Mint 18 with rather same configuration, I would like to be semi-sure I won't screw things up much. This little ...
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Simple Linux upgrade script in Bash

As I will be deploying this script on multiple machines with the very same system Linux Mint 18 with rather same configuration, I would like to be semi-sure I won't screw things up much. This little ...
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Downloading and updating deploymentshare applications

I'm an absolute newb when it comes to PowerShell, and this is pretty much my first real script. I'd now like to know ways to improve it and if possible to shorten the code even further. I use it ...
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Install Ruby using rbenv in a bash script

I want to write an automated bash script for installing Ruby and Rails using rbenv, but I am getting session reload issues in the terminal. ...
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External updater

I've created little block of code that should update a external program, but I've checked it through and have not seen possible error or warnings. There are no errors in my testing but I wan't to ...
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MacPorts - Quick Install Script

I wrote this script to automatically install the relevant version of MacPorts. It's supposed to be used in a fashion similar to the official installer for HomeBrew. FYI: The real reason that I ...
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Bash script to determine a distro, update, upgrade and install the apps I use

This is my first bash script. I am trying to learn scripting and needed an idea. This is the first idea I came up with. When I used to distro hop I had to reinstall everything. This helped me out once ...
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Destroy script for provisioning

Script intended to remove Vault & Consul setup before run re-provision them on server. This is my first Ruby script, so will be perfect to see my mistakes here. ...
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Automated owncloud installation script

Here is a shell script which installs and configure owncloud on a Debian server. It also installs apache2 and MySQL as dependencies and fail2ban with a specific rule for owncloud. Apache2 is also ...
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Dockerfile to install Apache

I'm getting started with Docker, and I've set up a very simple image built from a Dockerfile. It's based FROM the ubuntu image, ...
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Sh script to reduce version number in opkg status file

I have written a script to reduce/lower the version number stored in opkg status file using small shell script, This will enable us to force the opkg to install same version of a Debian package again. ...
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An installer for shell scripts, written in pure sh

I wrote a tiny shell script that basically installs a script into your system by copying it to someplace like /usr/local/bin, chmodding it, and adding it to your ...
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Automating a WordPress install

I do not have a whole lot to do over winter break, so I wrote this little script to automate a Wordpress install (currently can only install once instance) on a fresh Debian server (tested, working ...
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Package management system

A short time ago, I discovered the LinuxFromScratch project. After getting a system up and working (after much struggling), I realized that if I wanted to continue using LFS, some sort of package ...
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Installation script for Mac OS tool

I have a bash script I'm trying to distribute to people in my class. The script requires some dependencies to operate, namely wkhtmltopdf and ...
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Installing and removing kernel module RPMs

First, the script checks to see if it is installing two kernel module packages or removing them by looking at the first parameter. If no parameter is provided it complains and exits. If installing, ...
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Bash script that checks if font is installed and installs it if necessary

This checks if a font is installed by using fc-list and grep. If the particular font is not installed, it offers to install it ...
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Listing an optional Python dependency in setup.py

I have a small project that requires a third-party module that's rarely updated (once every other year or so) and not maintained by any package management system. The context, here, is cognitive ...
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Powershell Windows Service Deployment

Based on this with a couple of changes. Any issues you can point out would be great. param([string]$targetServer, [string]$user, [string]$pass) ...
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Building/installing bash script

I'm writing a bash script that has these goals: to build a node program from sources to install the built program on Ubuntu Linux to allow the user to rebuilt from most recent sources to add a small ...
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Ruby install script; packages+installs as a .deb or .rpm from source

Is this bad practice? Also, how can it be improved? ...
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Installing “mods” with Python

A little disclaimer: you're going to have a field day with this. It's horrible. Looking at it makes me want to vomit, and don't ask me to explain it, because I've long forgotten what I was thinking ...
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Symlinking shared libraries from a platform-specific directory

We have a setup script for setting up a development environment, and setting up the image libraries is getting a bit messy: ...