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everytime i put 'sudo apt-get update' into Terminal it tries to install Dropbox.

How can I purge the Terminal of anything that may be in it. Something is holding up Software Center. Can't use Software center to install anything.

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You can try: sudo apt-get purge dropbox

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Have tried that, this is what I get evertime I try to install a program from Software Center . . .Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. (org.freedesktop.PolicyKit.Error.Failed: ('system-bus-name', {'name': ':1.61'}): org.debian.apt.install-or-remove-packages –  Corey Fairbanks Mar 1 '13 at 20:46
    
Please update your question with the exact error message you are getting with apt-get –  bodhi.zazen Mar 1 '13 at 21:07

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