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I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my PC (Fresh)

I tried to install some software I wanted from Ubuntu Software Center but some of them were not found.

It shows this error:

"There isn’t a software package called “gimp” in your current software sources."

updating cache

Querying softwares sources

What should I do to fix this error?

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Did you use the following commands in the Terminal after you freshly installed your Ubuntu. (If you did not do it now)

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

then search again in the Ubuntu Software Center. If you still can't see the software try this in the Terminal >>

sudo apt-get install gimp
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i don't install any softwear on softwear center –  siraj May 5 '12 at 9:33
    
Did you try the commands I pasted above? what were the results? –  Mohd Arafat Hossain May 5 '12 at 9:49
    
Most of the times, I got the same issue and only way to get past it is to either install the offline way by tar balls or threw the name I got threw online install in the way this answer mentioned. :) –  ashutosh May 5 '12 at 10:13
    
Gimp has to be there! Have you by any chance disabled any of the repositories that come by default? –  user25656 May 5 '12 at 17:40
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I've had this too, must be a bug. –  brews May 15 '12 at 23:48

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