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Is there anyway to improve software management in Ubuntu (or Linux in general) [on hold]

One of the biggest problems I have with getting people to use Ubuntu (or Linux in general) is software management. Not that they don't have a fair share of software, but the management; specifically ...
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How to find the package name to install an app using terminal?

The install button of the software center of my Ubuntu 14.04 is disabled for unknown reason. So I want to install softwares using terminal. But I don't know the package name. So how i get the ...
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New Software cannot be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed

I tried to install the FF Multi Converter by adding "ppa:ffmulticonverter/stable". During the installation something went wrong and now i always get this error mesage when i ope the software center. I ...
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When I want to install anything in Ubuntu Software Center or through sudo apt-get, I am facing issues

My problem is exactly same as stated at the link Ubuntu Software Center not working; says the package catalog needs repair Though according to the solution provided at that place does not work for ...
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2answers
29 views

where are packeges from Ubuntu Software Center downloaded to?

the location of the downloaded/installed programs and packages from software Center?
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How to install Umbrello packages(manually)?

I tried installing Umbrello software from Ubuntu software centre, but it is always showing "failed to download packages, check your internet connection". So I tried to install using alternative ...
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how I can make Debian source package form my program which write by Qt?

I made a program by Qt and I want to put it on Ubuntu Software Center form myapps.developer.ubuntu.com. When I want to submit it, I should upload Debian source package. How I make this?! You can see ...
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Dropbox causes software center problems

installed dropbox via software center. ''applying changes'' or when pressing 'x' button, then ''cancellation'' last forever! Even after restarting comp. Removing dropbox via software center lasta ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

It does this everytime I try to install something from the software center. It says the same thing on every single package except the "frogatto" thing is different which is the softwares name. Here ...
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2answers
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Not able to install software on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am newbie with Ubuntu.I am trying to download Okular pdf reader from Software Center but I am getting some error. At first it was asking for installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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Upgrading PHP_CodeSniffer from Software Center

I have installed the PHP_CodeSniffer from Ubuntu Software Center, this gives me the version 1.1.0 What I'm trying to do is update it the latest stable version. Seeing this came from Software Center, ...
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2answers
33 views

How to pause installation package in ubuntu software center

How can I pause one big installation package operation and install another small package then resume paused package again. I'm using ubuntu software center to installing the big package. Is this ...
2
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52 views

Installing a Package that asks debconf questions doesn't work with the Software-Center

I am building an automatic configure Package for our environment and it has to ask a few debconf questions when installing. Until Ubuntu 13.10 it was no problem installing it via the GUI but since ...
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1answer
26 views

Problem in system update; failed install and removal of software packages

I can not install and uninstall software I used these comments: sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get update sudo dpkg-reconfigure -a What shall I do ? ...
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36 views

Error message while installing any software as “package dependencies can not be resolved” [duplicate]

when i am installing the softwares by all means (via software center, terminal etc) it gives an error message as "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" Can any one help me out to solve the ...
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1answer
169 views

I've submitted an app for the software center, but it's status says “Draft”. What does this mean? Do I need to do something still?

I created a common network program. I think that it's very useful for users that use internet. So I uploaded it at https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps as you look at following picture. ...
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Package system is broken (oxideqt-codecs-extra) ubuntu 14.04

So last night I tried to update using the update manager and I couldn't because I encountered an error halfway through (error:brokencount>0). Today I wanted to install a package with ubuntu software ...
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Is there a package manager which allows arbitrary queries for status, name, last change timestamp

I imagine at least stable sortable columns (or better columns with sort priority) to show information for the equivalent of a query like "show me installed packages whose status changed today, sorted ...
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1answer
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Cannot install pidgin

I am trying to install pidgin-ppa from software centre but it's showing The installation or removal of a software package failed perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that ...
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1answer
211 views

Problem with broken package system

Yesterday I found that the Code::Blocks 13.12 on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is broken, when I clicked the icon, it reacted nothing, so I tried to reinstall. I tried to use the instructions from codeblocks' ...
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Publish a package on Ubuntu Software Center?

Recent, I uploaded a package on MyApps. After uploading finished, I received a notice: Thank you for submitting a gratis Free Software application through MyApps. At this time we are unable to ...
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1answer
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need help errors and lots of missing packages ubuntu 13.10

i am running ubuntu 13.10 on an msi notebook, i am in no way computer literate and to try and fix one small problem i have unintentionally gotten in way over my head, created more problems and am in ...
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Software center shows “use this source” instead of “install”

I was downloading vlc media player. Suddenly there was a network problem and it stopped. Then when I tried to install it again it does not show the install option, but instead shows "use this source". ...
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Reading package lists…Error [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 13-10 yesterday and when i want to open software center i get this error: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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All Software Requires installation of untrusted packages

All Software Requires installation of untrusted packages. I cannot solve this problem by any method described in similar question posts.
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Graphics libray DISLIN requires openmotif with no simple install procedure— any ideas?

Graphics libray DISLIN, for use with many compilers (gfortran, in my case), requires the openmotif package. It's not in the USCenter but is available here. It's build is dependent on 14 other ...
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1answer
76 views

Display name for DEB package in Ubuntu Software Center

Suppose I have a package mypack_1.1.0_i386.deb. When I open it via Ubuntu Software Center it displays "mypack" as a display name. Obviously it gets the name from the "Package:" attribute of the ...
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Problems downloading the packages xserver-xephyr

I tried various things to download xserver-xephyr package, all I got was various error messages. They are as follows: First through Ubuntu Software Center Then I tried the command: sudo ...
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Why are my software sources debian instead of ubuntu

As you can see the tab reads Debian Software when it should read Ubuntu Software. I am using 12.04 LTS. I used the same CD to install LTS on my laptop and it says Ubuntu software like it should. How ...
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If I only have the main repository enabled will it cause dependency problems with universe, restricted and multiverse?

I have a questiong regarding installation of packages using Software Center. If I choose only main repository and istall a package could I get problems if the package has dependency to another ...
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340 views

Unable to install software via Software Center, in sudoers, but not included in users listed

I'm a sudoer on my workstation and also have the root password, but the Ubuntu Software Center doesn't let me install as it only lists a bunch of other users that are able to authenticate. How do I ...
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1answer
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Differences of: SoftwareCenter history, dpkg-query and /var/log/dpkg.log.*?

I have just again run across the problem "find out which packages I installed some certain days ago". I have read several Q&A on askubuntu and there are always different ways suggested to do this: ...
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1answer
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Package requirements doesn't make any sense

When trying to install the latest minitube-ubuntu from the ubuntu repository: The following packages have unmet dependencies: minitube-ubuntu: Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) but 2.17-0ubuntu5 is to be ...
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Packages are not available under 13.04?

I have a small problem with installing packages under Ubuntu 13.04. Yesterday I wanted to install "pdfshuffler" (https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/raring/pdfshuffler/). If I go to the Ubuntu ...
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How to publish a game that requires native libraries on the Ubuntu Sofware Center

Very recently I published a proprietary game on the Ubuntu Software Center. I uploaded a Debian package containing the binary files. Since the game is written in Java I used 'any' architecture in the ...
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Package Manager/Update Problem

I recently downloaded Virtualbox version 4.2.12, and I clicked the .deb file, which brought up the Ubuntu Software Center. I clicked upgrade as I had a previous version installed, and it did it ...
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How to install xnviewmp using package management aptitude `apt-get` on Ubuntu 12.10?

How to install xnviewmp using package management aptitude apt-get on Ubuntu 12.10? Visiting https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/xnviewmp/ and clicking through to software center ends results in ...
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ubuntu software center installation? [duplicate]

hello i am new to ubuntu and i have been trying to download wine, mp3 media players readers, and VLC. However every single time i try to download something this message pops p and closes the download ...
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unable to install any software or package

I am recently shifted to ubuntu from windows and i installed ubuntu 12.04 32 bit i am unbale to install any packages like google talk plugins, teamviewer it flash a message "package operation failed" ...
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Software center installation stuck after script cancellation

Attempted to add the Matlab installation and it asked me where my current installation was -- never have tried to install it before -- I hit cancel when it asked for the installation directory and now ...
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1answer
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Problem installing software from ubuntu software center and error running sudo app-get update and install commands [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu. I am getting an error whenever i try to run sudo apt-get update(407 Proxy authentication required). Moreover, i am unable to install any software from ubuntu software centre not ...
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1answer
147 views

Can't install any software from software center

When I am trying to install a software from software center it show me this: Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated ...
2
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1answer
589 views

problem in repairing software center

what should be done regarding this error(software center) - installArchives() failed: Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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unable to install anything from software center - package issues in 12.10 - fresh intallation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble downloading updates due to “Hash sum mismatch” error i was having 12.04.1 LTS till now, and decided to install 12.10. I did a "new installation" by choosing to ...
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Cannot Install anything from the Software Center in 12.10

I just downloaded 12.10 and I can't seem to download and install anything, from plugins to programs, from the Software Center. It says Not Found. There isn’t a software package called “name” in ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Software Centre is gone! How can I get it back?

Right. I am having MAJOR issues. (It would be much appreciated if you would solve them for me! Check my profile for open questions...) Following an answerer... who sorry to say... didn't give a great ...
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3answers
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Why is the software center in the Debian repositories?

Not that I mind or anything, just out of curiosity. But I noticed today that the Software Center in Ubuntu is actually an upstream package?. In the description it says To install or remove ...
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Ubuntu software center is not allowing me install Nintendo DS emulator, giving a message “check the internet connection”

The Software Center didn't work and ask to check connection but my internet connection is working. Also, sometimes it says I have an a problem and asks me if I want to report it. Anway, How could I ...
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Problem installing UniversalIndentGUI

I need a GUI beautifier for C code. I've found UniversalIndentGUI on sourceforge. Downloaded a .deb file.Opened it with Ubuntu Software Center to install it but the button is grey and unclickable and ...
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Can't download anything from Software Center

I'm new to Ubuntu Not found There isn’t a software package called “codeblocks” in your current software sources. Not found There isn’t a software package called “vlc” in your current software ...