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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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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 ...
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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?
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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 ?
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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... ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
0
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0answers
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No python-pygame in Ubuntu packages [duplicate]

I want to install pygame for my python2.7. from this link. I get that i must install python-pygame from apt-get in Ubuntu but there is no such package. What should I do to install pygame on Ubuntu ...
2
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1answer
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Editing a Latex file after installing TexLive

I have just installed TexLive by running sudo apt-get install texlive. According to the official website, this package also comes with the editor TexWorks. But how do I now open a .tex file with ...
0
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0answers
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why in installing traceroute retruns some errors? [duplicate]

dear i have ubuntu in vmware,i want to install traceroute, for installing it i first update repositories. sudo apt-get update after i typed: sudo apt-get install traceroute but it ...
0
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1answer
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Newbe Ubuntu installer - Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64bit - Windows 10

Having some issues installing Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 64bit next to Windows 10. This is what I did: 1) Created a bootable usb with ubuntu on it using Universal-USB-Installer-1.9.6.3 2) Changed the boot ...
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1answer
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i want to convert Ubuntu to Xubuntu but I get this problem

Using this command apt-get install xubuntu-desktop i get this: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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votes
1answer
362 views

Install issues with Ricoh SP 211

im trying to install a Ricoh SP211 Printer on Ubuntu 15.10. The howto from: https://github.com/madlynx/ricoh-sp100/blob/master/INSTALL Is helping me but i got stuck there. When i run ...
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2answers
92 views

GNU Data Language

I want to install GNU Data Language(GDL) on Ubuntu 14.04. Can anyone please tell me how to install it and whether I need to download any other software to fulfil all dependencies?
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1answer
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Why can't I download Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I try to download wine from the software center, there is no install button to click on it only more info, then a there is a line says that it is available from universe and a use this source ...

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