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Software-center not working

Helllo guys, I am new to Ubuntu , and I have recently had a problem with softwre-center. It wont open. When I try to open it from terminal it displays something like "bus error(core dumped)" What can ...
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is there any alternative solution for software center installation?

i am new ubuntu 12.04. When i am trying install the software through the software-center ,it is not installing .then i uninstalled the software-center and tried to reinstall.but it is not ...
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Not available for your current ubuntu version

I recently upgraded to 14.10, when I open the software center and go to some of my previous purchases it says that it's unavailable for my current Ubuntu version. Please contact the vendor for an ...
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Why is there no Prolog compiler in the software center

How can I compile prolog codes in Ubuntu? I searched Prolog in the Ubuntu software center and it returns only jEdit.
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Software Center keeps crashing on start up

Every time I open the software center it crashes on start up. I have been searching for a solution for about a week with no luck. This is what I am getting: 2014-10-27 00:40:28,868 - ...
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What is the criteria for software inclusion in Ubuntu software repositories? [duplicate]

I read an Ubuntu Wiki called Skype Ethics. I can't agree more with what is written there. Link here https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SkypeEthics. However what about other proprietary software that is included ...
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ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed

Ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed and that it had a problem removing a package, this happens whenever I installing in 14.10. All of the applications have ...
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Update software in the software center (Shotwell and Digikam)

I'm trying to use the software center to get updated packages. I would like to like to update some beloved packages to the latest stable version: Shotwell (0.20.1) and Digikam (4.4.0). I recently ...
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How to Install Software Center in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to the Ubuntu, and I was unable to use software center. And I thought to uninstall and install again. Uninstallation was successful, however I couldn't install Software Center manually! ...
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how to use dictd as an offline dictionary in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed dictd from ubuntu software center in my ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it as an offline dictionary but can't find its application by pressing the superkey. Please help
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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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can ubuntu add sage to ubuntu software center for version ubuntu 14.04 or to the ucomming ubuntu 14.10?

it seems that sage is good open app by just reading what it is on sage page or wikipedia, so it seems a waste not being avaiable on ubuntu software center. by reading the following How Can Someone ...
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Why is GNOME Software Center not included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME Software Center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Software center not installing [duplicate]

When I am try......to install the Ubuntu software center it giving error like Err http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/ubuntu/ quantal-updates/main software-center all 5.4.1.4 404 Not Found Failed to fetch ...
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Canon EOS 1200D Software needed for ubuntu

I recently bought canon EOS 1200D DSLR. In the package, i had related software for windows and mac but i use ubuntu, so i cannot install this software. My concern is how do i install software ...
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Can't install Gimp, Ubuntu software center is not working, can't install from terminal too

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and have installed GIMP last night. But today, my update manager is showing that your system has broken packages and dependencies. When I try to install the GIMP update that is ...
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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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Ubuntu Software Centre starts loading and then disappears

I am new to Ubuntu, and tried running the sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center, but I got: E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Problem installing dropbox, via software center [duplicate]

I had installed dropbox and after some days it suddenly stopped working. I uninstalled it and again when I try to install it via software center, I get this error message: This error could be caused ...
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How do I (or Can I) enable the “install” button in Software Center for offline repository?

I am talking about to install software by Apt Offline Repository. I've read Community Help and used to apply this method to install software offline. I can successfully install software through ...
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How do I Fix my update center from displaying error

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I installed some packages due to my netflix not working anymore. this is the message i get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libnss3-1d: Depends: ...
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Error while trying to use software updater [closed]

I installed Lubuntu on my PC and during the installation I had an error and now after installation I am able to use it but not the store or any updates. I believe it's from the old hardware and the ...
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Skype installation, but asked 2 times the password?

I just recently changed from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, because I always wanted to be more safe in the internet, and also to avoid things like virus. Today, to test if I knew some basic ...
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My software center don't open

I used the terminal, and typed 'software-center', and it showed this msg: 2014-10-10 22:44:13,297 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-10-10 22:44:14,909 - ...
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How do I create a Debian source package for a JavaFx application for the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a native .deb file to the Ubuntu Software Center, but I got the response below from reviewers: Your application is not in the correct archive format. Please provide us with the Debian ...
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lftp-gtk after installation, many programs were uninstalled

I'm searching for a program to back-up or synchronize ftp. I found the site user interface for lftp and installed the program as described. BUT the installing process took a very long time and ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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Can I use Launchpad to replace the ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I found https://launchpad.net/ there's loads of applications to choose from there it seems like all of them. You've got to add the ppa, update then install the applications. This can be pretty ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not showing “Install” mark on applications

every time i try to install an application it says that - "Failed to download repository information". i live in Georgian Republic(Caucasus) and i think it's a server problem. what can i do? i tried ...
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No applications in search option

I'm unable to open any application installed via software center, no application installed is visible in search option. Please suggest. Tried few things which didn't worked :- sudo apt-get install ...
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error message in software [duplicate]

When I boot the software in 14.04 I am receiving this error message: Error:opening the cache ( E:Problem with merge ...
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Cannot install apps from USC, error with internet connection [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 12.10 and I can't install anything from USC, I am running Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine with VMware. I can access internet fine with firefox search apps with USC, but when I try to ...
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Software Centre Doesnt start after i installed i32lib

This is the error message I am getting. debarati@debarati-Inspiron-3521:~/.config$ software-center 2014-10-02 11:38:53,508 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-10-02 ...
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Debian installer does not create desktop/launcher link

I have a Qt application that I want to deploy as a deb package. I have been reading so many sources, all slightly different - most of what I did follows this How To: preparing an application for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Crash

I have had a problem with my ubuntu software-center for a while now. It refuses to start completely. So i have looked into all the web dungeons for answers with failed attempts in recovery. First I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center not opening

When I try to open the Software Center, it just blinks. When I click on it again, it just closes. How con I solve this problem? Here's what I get when I try to open it using the command. 2014-09-28 ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies caused by a conflict between Open Office and LibreOffice? Software Update is broken and will not update [duplicate]

I recently uninstalled LibreOffice to install OpenOffice and experienced no problems in using Open Office. Later, I installed a file preview software known as Sushi. When trying to view .odp files, ...
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LibreOffice4.2 Fatal Error

Does it mean to say that I am not the root user ? But I am the root and have both sudo and su access. So why don't I have the sufficient access to open Libre Office?
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Ubuntu Software Center “failed to download repository information” [duplicate]

Every time i try to download from the software center i receive an error stating failed to download repository information followed by a set of html codes in the details Please help!!
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update manager and software center won't update ( tried everthing i knew) [duplicate]

The Update Manager says "can't download repository" (or something). In the terminal it says: something wrong with cd-rom and cant update from cd. So here is what I've tried: sudo apt-get update ...
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No longer see Bash warning messages for Shellshock after update

I just updated Ubuntu from an Update pop-up. I am aware of Shellshock, so I quickly went ahead with the install. Now, when I try running env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable' bash -c 'echo hello' I ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither muon update manager nor muon software center work. they both give the same error: **Initialization Error** The ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not opening in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying open ubuntu softwarecenter in a terminal. But it did not open. Please help! Error: 014-09-26 04:19:02,950 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' Traceback (most ...
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Enabling, disabling camera from terminal

How do I enable, disable the laptop's camera from terminal? And how will I know if it is on or of?
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How to become superuser without terminal

I have accidentally edited bash.bashrc and made it run a wrong command so I cannot enter any terminal window at all. How can I become superuser without sudo su in the terminal, so I can reedit and ...
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How expensive or hard would it be to add RUN button into Software Manager?

I teach Linux and quite frequently install new software, test it and remove it. I promote the use of Linux and recommend it to my relatives and friends. One common use case is I hear what people need, ...
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power down happened during version upgrading

While upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 unfortunately a power down happened and the PC got powered off. When again booted, I was neither able to upgrade version nor install any software through ...
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How to install packages in ubuntu without internet connection? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since last 2 years but still I couldnt find better way to install Ubuntu packages offline. As each package needs multiple dependencies its harder to find & get all the required ...
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How can I find download link of linux softwares? [duplicate]

I want download link of sofwares to download them with a download manager. Could you please help to find download link of any Linux software?