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Not able to find Synaptic Package Manager [on hold]

Command: apt-cache show synaptic response: can't select versions from package 'synaptic' as it is purely virtual No packages found.
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0answers
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Can't install udisks on Lubuntu (Package 'udisks' has no installation candidate) [duplicate]

When I try to run this command: misha@acer-laptop:/dev$ sudo apt-get install udisks I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Simple and Low Resource games for Ubuntu?

I've been helping put together some old computers and installing Edubuntu on them for some newly arriving refugees in AZ. Many of the desktops and laptops are pretty (read: very) low resource, and I'm ...
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13answers
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How do you run Ubuntu Server with a GUI?

Trying to run a Ubuntu server for the first time... But everything is in a terminal. Is there a way to switch to a GUI? Also, the server doesn't have direct access to the internet... So, is there a ...
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2answers
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OpenCV installation

During the installation of OpenCV I get the following error: moslah@moslah-Lenovo-G560:~/Downloads/opencv-2.4.10/build$ cmake ../ -- Detected version of GNU GCC: 48 (408) -- Found OpenEXR: /usr/lib/...
3
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2answers
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Fotowall for 16.04

I am looking for Fotowall for 16.04 This link says it is in the universe repo. I cannot get it in my repository. Can someone help me or give information? Currently I am using pilr via the web. I need ...
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2answers
46 views

Install package

I got message like: E: The package libgtksourceview2.0-0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix it?
0
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2answers
59 views

I cannot install any software on my freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu and so far not having a very pleasant user experience. I have tried to install multiple programs but no luck. The software "app" does not work and I get an error of Failed to load ...
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2answers
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Installation of Google Chrome fails in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed the recently introduced Ubuntu 16.04 LTS version directly in my machine and tried installing Google Chrome web browser via Ubuntu Software Installer. I constantly receive the an ...
0
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1answer
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Why is it that I am unable to format my pendrive in exfat using gparted? [duplicate]

When I go to Gparted and try to format my pendrive to exfat,the option is greyed out and I am not able to select it however I can choose other file systems such as ext4,ntfs,etc. Why is that ?
10
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3answers
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APT way to get Adobe Flash Player latest version for Linux not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and I am trying to get the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Linux (which apparently is 11.2), I am selecting the option for APT for Ubuntu 10.04+ here: But when I ...
5
votes
1answer
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How can I install python-dev off apt-get?

I have tried this and this and this and this Well nothing works with me, i got my amd64 system, 14.04 up and runnig, as I try to install wagtail, a django cms, i get the error. pysass.c:4:20: ...
34
votes
2answers
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Why did Canonical drop support for Gimp and how to recover from it?

I was offered an upgrade to 16.04. During the upgrade, I saw this: I can kinda see why Expect and w3m are being dropped, but why Gimp? More importantly, how to do I find pre-built packages that I ...
1
vote
1answer
168 views

Can't install missing application packages in 16.04

mike@mike-desktop:~$ pinta The program 'pinta' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing: sudo apt install pinta mike@mike-desktop:~$ sudo apt install pinta Reading package lists... ...
0
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0answers
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Unable to download from software centre

I am unable to install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. After clicking on any application it just shows "available from the Universe source". What should I do to rectify it ? I am using ...

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