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i just had Ubuntu 16.4 installed / but software center will not load

I just had Ubuntu 16 put on my computer and the software center worked yesterday but today it will not, whats up ? and now i can not uninstall anything either can some one please tell me what to do ...
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MTR installation and configuration file

I apologise in advance as this is probably lack of knowledge on my part. But for the life of me and even consulting the all knowing google and man pages / help pages. I can find out where MTR is ...
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Decompile .dll files without .net reflector

How do I decompile a .dll file without .net reflector, I don't use it because it doesn't work. Can somebody suggest me some programs?
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How to run a program installed through terminal

I followed these simple directions to download and install platform.sh onto my machine. Basically I just ran curl -sS https://platform.sh/cli/installer | php from my default directory (the directory ...
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Where are Ubuntu Software Center apps downloaded to, please?

Please, I am 70 years old and very new to Ubuntu. I download apps from the Ubuntu Software Center and they disappear. Where are they, please? Please be clear and specific in your answer. I know ...
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C:\Program Files folder equivalent on Ubuntu

Which folder in Ubuntu is equivalent to C:\Program Files like on windows? Where are all programs installed? when i type apt-get install leafpad or sudo apt-get install sublime-text-installer ...
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Ubuntu software centre - accessing the installed programs

I have just installed Ubuntu along with Windows 7. I'm eager and excited to explore the Ubuntu OS. I have found some free developer tools for Biological application and installed them. Unlike in ...
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How to open programs found in Software Center?

I am trying to locate the Software Updater which disappeared from my left panel of programs. I managed to locate it in the Software Center but clicking on it doesn't open it or help me locate it - it ...
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What happens to the Software Center once Ubuntu switches to GNOME Software?

According to various news sources, GNOME Software is bound to replace the Ubuntu Software Center from 16.04 on. I am still using at least one computer that is incapable of running a newer version ...
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How do I convert existing forms to fillable PDF's?

I know a solution for Windows, but I don't know a solution for Linux. The tool for Windows is for free and does the conversion automatically. I would like to have a software for Linux, which does the ...
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15.10 - No menubar at the top of xournal 4.8, making the program unusable

I'm trying to use xournal 4.8 as a note taking program, and there is alot of options in it that would be really useful to me.. if I could access them. Currently, when I option this, there is no ...
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Installed programs in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am a new user of Ubuntu Is there a way to see all installed programs in Ubuntu 14.04 and also install/uninstall programs from there, like in windows there is programs and features in control panel.
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run 64 bit version on 32 bit operating chip

Does anyone in the Ubuntu community know of a way to run the 64 bit version of Ubuntu on a 32 bit operating chip. My old laptop is running an Intel M 1.7, 32 bit chip? By way, I mean as a package ...
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Understanding how LAMMPS manages files and directories

I installed LAMMPS following the instructions, and have some questions. These are the instructions (Pre-built Ubuntu Linux executables): sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gladky-anton/lammps sudo apt-get ...
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Showing all installed programs in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu, where to see all programs just like the "program files" in windows, from which I can launch a program from a list of all program installed?
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missing menu buttons in a program

I have a problem with a program. I have used it for months without problems, but today it happened this: This is the default window (the image comes from google, but it is the same of mine) I ...
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fluendo dvd player installation

I had purchased Fluendo DVD Player via Ubuntu Software Centre. Since, I have lost my hard drive with all the programmes. Is it possible to renew the programme on a new hard drive again or is the only ...
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Can't install programs from the ubuntu software center

Im kinda new to ubuntu so im trying to cope with commands and all that stuff, so basically i was trying to install VLC on my comp and as soon as it's about to finish i get this window, and its ...
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How to open a docx file on Ubuntu phone

Is it possible to open up a docx file on my Ubuntu phone? Is there an app I can install? Thanks, Naomi
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Determining non-base install applications?

I'm typically booted to Lubuntu. As I find myself using AskUbuntu more and more, I find myself further and further from the stock installation. I prefer to give complete answers. I do not want to tell ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Folding at Home crashed with SIGSEV in strlen() [closed]

How this can be fixed? New installation did not helped. Folding@home (FAH or F@h) is a distributed computing application. It crashes during startup. I have no GPU. FAH 7.4.4.
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Virtualbox or Wine?

What is the function of virtual box and wine ? And if they have the same function which is better? I got confused in choosing program to load my windows stuff
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How to list all packages installed as dependencies in Terminal, and what installed them?

Is there a way in Terminal to list all programs which have not been installed by me, but other programs as necessary dependencies? And can I at the same time view which programs they were installed ...
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Cannot find installed bin file

Installed Linuxx64Cmaptools bin from here. Everything went fine, (installation menu steps OK successful install) installed in root as far as I can remember. But I cannot find the program (also not ...
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How do I run programs in Ubuntu?

Or more precisely, what does Unbuntu use instead of Windows .exe files? For instance, in my last question I asked about Ruby 2.2.2. I want to know which file is the actual Ruby program and all I have ...
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Run Android Studio after installation (and other programs)

I'm a brand new Linux Ubuntu user and I'm already struggling installing a program, lol :( So, I downloaded Android Studio from the official website, started the installer with the terminal ...
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Load package in GAP fail (GAP - Groups, Algorithms, Programming - a System for Computational Discrete Algebra)

Firstly, I tried to install GAP on my Ubuntu. I found this "math.jasonbhill.com/gap" which help me find how to install. So, I wrote $ sudo apt-get install gap-core on terminal. After it ...
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why do you have /home partition even you can't use it? [duplicate]

I've set the / volume for 30gb and it's getting full now. I want packages and programs to be installed in /home partition and I don't know how. I want to install things into my /home partition!!
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Ubuntu cannot find package 'saods9'

I am trying to install DS9, but after trying several approaches, the command line still sends me the same answer. First, I run sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get upgrade. After both I enter ...
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rstudio not working

I have installed latest version of rstudio on my computer. When I try to run RStudio nothing starts. So I tried to open it from terminal and the following error comes QGtkStyle was unable to detect ...
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package “state” vs “selection state”

All answers that I read, suggest listing/saving package selection states. i.e. dpkg --get-selections But the selection state could be different from actual. So why use that? Is it just because ...
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So many user apps, but only a few on launcher, why not a launcher page or a command to install on launcher? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, have v. 14.04. I look on installed apps page and see user apps installed but find no way to access them, and no way to place an app link in the launcher, why is this? People would ...
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Message 'archive type not supported'

I'm trying to install a translation program and when executing the file by double clicking on it, the message I got is 'could not open program because archive type not supported. I've used windows ...
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how to install programs in ubuntu

I have been looking online for a while now and cant really find what I am looking for. I am having hard time finding out how to install programs in ubuntu in right location. If i use Ubuntu Software ...
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Double commander icon does not show up

I have installed Double Commander (it shows in the software center as installed). Starter however does not show it and I cannot open it. During the installation it flashed very short in the programs ...
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Where is my downloaded software

I have just downloaded and installed MySQL Server from download centre. It says it is installed but where is it? I have looked in all the usual places any help appreciated
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Uninstalling Desktop sharing programs

Sine I want the most security as possible, I'm removing some programs that could give the access to remote desktop. In this case, I removed the Remmina Desktop Client (I think, if it comes with ...
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About Ubuntu Software center

I already saw many threads about Ubuntu Software Center, but, I don't know if I'm downloading my programs (like dconf editor and Wallch) from a trusted source. The only 2 things (probably) that I ...
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Making a shortcut for UNIX program [duplicate]

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) and I'm just getting a hold of this new way of doing things. I am using a program built for UNIX and I managed to install it and get it all work perfectly, but I ...
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Why Pidgin doesn't maintain the information of accounts

I used to use Pidgin but in last installation of Ubuntu when I installed the program, It seems doesn't work as well and I don't know why, But whenever I create an account and after exiting the ...
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where are packeges from Ubuntu Software Center downloaded to? [duplicate]

the location of the downloaded/installed programs and packages from software Center?
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How do I safely delete a program in Ubuntu?

I just installed 'Sublime Text 3' and for some reason I can't install the 'package manager'. Anyway, I want to try uninstall it but I can't find it in my 'ubuntu software center'. On this page it ...
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How to find out the amount of hard drive space consumed by installed programs? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there is any way to see all the installed programs as well as the hard drive space used by any particular program?
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Weird symbol has replaced the letter “h”

I just recently installed pipelight and netflix desktop and now it looks like a weird symbol has replaced the letter "h". Screenshoot: I'm using Ubuntu 14.04
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Check if a program is installed and how can I start it if it is not in the menu?

I have tried installing both spideroak and google earth by downloading the .deb packages from their websites. They finish and Ubuntu Software center installed them like normal and they showed up in my ...
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Prevent www-data from running scripts and programs

I discovered this little PHP script that allows you to enter GET requests manually from the browser address bar and execute commands. I played around with it and discovered that I could do all kinds ...
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list of installed programs without dependencies

I would like to have a list of the programs that i have installed via USC or terminal but without the their dependencies. Is it possible? If yes in which mode? I use Ubuntu 13.10 thank you
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Alternative Stand-alone Virtual Desktop Manager For Ubuntu 12.04 - Desktop X86-64

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 - Desktop X86-64 and would like to install a stand-alone virtual desktop manager for managing my workspaces. What I mean by stand-alone is that it's not integrated into the ...
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Is there any way to save files when switching to a different version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any way of saving all the apps that i have downloaded and files in my home folder when switching versions of Ubuntu? I want to upgrade from 12.04 to 13.10 but don't want to lose all of the ...
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Is there a place or software in ubuntu like controol panel add/remove programs [duplicate]

is there a software or add/remove programs like windows that keeps a list of all installed used programs list on ubuntu. gui is prefered here. so that its easy. we do not have to use terminal.