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I am using Ubuntu v12.10, 64bit, US English and am new to Linux and Ubuntu; hence detailed instructions are welcome.

Could someone show me where and how to download uudecode? Also specific commands on how to run/install uudecode would be most helpful.

The error message is as follows:

Validating available tools...

ERROR: Required utility missing: uudecode. Please install this
utility before using this Intelligent Updater package.
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Have you tried the method mentioned in the answer below? Because if you solved your problem, then you should mark the answer as correct. – Lucio Dec 24 '12 at 21:54
@ Lucio: Thanks for the reminder. I have marked it as correct. – n00b Dec 24 '12 at 21:57
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uudecode is in the package sharutils

Install it with the package manager or start a terminal and type this command

sudo apt-get install sharutils
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@ McNisse: Thanks for the helpful tip. Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones. – n00b Dec 24 '12 at 21:58

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