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cannot install anything new

When I type sudo apt-get install gnome-shell archit@archit-pc:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-shell [sudo] password for archit: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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1answer
618 views

What's the reason for tying some applications to GNOME?

I don't want Evolution, Tracker and other packages in my computer (Ubuntu 14.04, GNOME 3.9, Shell 3.10.4), but GNOME depends on these packages . I've read some tricks for disabling some of them ...
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1answer
613 views

Lost settings menu and unity lenses after uninstalling Gnome 3

I installed gnome 3 in Ubuntu 13.10- I later decided to remove it. Now Everything has gone. When I right click the desktop I can't access the settings and all the unity lenses are missing apart from ...
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Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalogue is repaired

installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading database ... 20% (Reading database ... 25% (Reading database ... ...
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1answer
159 views

How to update libsoup to the latest version

I would like to update my libsoup to the latest version as found in the launchpad for libsoup2.4. The last time I tried to install it from source I ended up with a bricked Linux system. Can I update ...
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2answers
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Installed then removed Kubuntu Desktop - now Ubuntu/Unity doesn't look quite right

I am running QQ - default Ubuntu/Unity desktop Installed kubuntu-desktop with 'apt-get install kubuntu-desktop' to try it out. Decided I didn't like it, so I removed it with 'apt-get remove ...
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1answer
370 views

failed to install gnome3 ubuntu 12.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install gnome-shell gnome-session sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get install gnome-shell ...
3
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1answer
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Under “System Settings -> Details” “Graphics” shown as “Unknown” [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. System details shown by Ubuntu are as: Memory: 3.8 GB Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-3220 CPU @ 3.30GHz × 4 Graphics: Unknown OS: type 32-bit Now I ...
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3answers
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Problem with gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme [duplicate]

I'm trying to install themes with gnome tweak, and I need to install gnome-shell-extensions-user-theme because otherwise I cannot see the shell extensions tab. However, I cannot install shell ...
3
votes
2answers
662 views

Why do so many GNOME packages depend on evolution-data-server?

I was notified of some updates today, but when I looked at the list I saw that they were all about evolution-data-server and evolution-data-server-common. My first thought was that "I don't use ...
1
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1answer
361 views

How do I install KDE on my 11.04

I want to get rid of the Unity thingy (who came up with this?). KDE seems the best choice. All the instructions, including this How do I install KDE shell on Ubuntu? mention the Ubuntu software ...
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1answer
349 views

Can not install gnome-shell

I have a problem installing gnome-shell. When I run sudo apt-get install gnome-shell, it says: gnome-shell : Depends: libgnome-keyring0 (>= 3.2.2-2~) but 3.2.0-0ubuntu1 is to be installed ...
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1answer
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Gnome issues after downgrading from Gnome 3

I followed this post on AU and then downgraded back to 2.32. Then I followed a tip in a post asking me to add the gnome3 PPA to install a package dconf-settings-backend because my settings weren't ...
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2answers
615 views

How do I remove Tomboy without removing Gnome?

I would like to remove Tomboy application, but when I run apt-get remove tomboy I get information that also gnome application will be removed. How can this be prevented? Or maybe this could be ...
2
votes
1answer
277 views

Desktop settings lost after unclean shutdown

My laptop restarted because the battery ran out of juice. Now the Gnome settings are gone. The panels are looking very bad. I am hearing sounds that were not there before restart. Menus are not ...