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Ubuntu software centre & Firefox update

I have been trying to download apps from the software center but keep getting an error message which reads: Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. I have also ...
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Broken dependencies while installing any software

Whenever I try to install any software using ubuntu software center or from command line, I get this dependency problem. I cant seem to resolve dependencies easily Correcting dependencies... failed. ...
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What language is the Ubuntu Software Center written in?

Just been wondering, since elementary AppCenter is written with Vala and Gtk+3. Also, what GUI wrapper does it use?
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Software centers for Ubuntu that have package upload services - apart from Ubuntu Software Center?

Are there any popular software centers for Ubuntu that have package upload services? Not counting the Ubuntu Software Center. Also, are there any that support paid-for applications?
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The package system is broken - How can i fix this. I am using 14.04.3

The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command in a Terminal: ...
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What I do to download any software if when I try always appears there has been a failure and that I should check my internet connection? [closed]

I have ubuntu 13.04 and when I try download anythink evrytime the ubuntu's Software center tell me that I must check my internet conection, but I always conected. I can't donwload or programs, like ...
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Failed to download repository information ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am a new user of Linux migrating from Windows. I do not know much about Ubuntu. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 version. At start, Software Center was working, but now Software Center is not working. It ...
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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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Hang after update the software center in ubuntu 14.05

I experienced hang on my laptop after I run the update software center this morning. I haven't planned to update for so long because I don't see the urgency to run software updates in the past. But ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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Cannot download from Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy) [duplicate]

I've been trying to download from the Software center but every time I try it will say I'm either not connected to the Internet (which I am) or Requires installation of untrusted packages. I'm not ...
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How to download installation file from ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

I wanted to download installation file (portable) from Ubuntu Software Center so that I can share them with my friends who don't have internet access. In /var/cache/apt/archives I see lots of *.deb ...
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Package operation failed downloading from software center

As the title says, when ever I download software from the software center it says "Package operation failed" even though it still downloads the software and the software I've downloaded does seem to ...
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More about synaptic package manager

A day after yesterday I'm trying to install GNS3 in my Ubuntu 14.04. At first step of instruction it said that I have to install dependencies using synaptic package manager, and said that synaptic ...
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How can I boost my download speed for the softwares I download from ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I have a lan connection with average download speed of about 5-6 MBps. But ubuntu software centre doesn't download at that speed. I even checked my speed by downloading from other sources but they ...
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What is the command for focus of debconf popup window?

I have created a script to show a debconf popup for my custom deb package to warn the user that he has not installed java-oracle. When I run the install through the Ubuntu Software Center the ...
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Learning more things about dependecies and repositories

A month ago I moved from Windows to Ubuntu. While using Ubuntu I notice some things about installing software. I've read some installation guides about installing software, and been curious about two ...
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Screenshots for self hosted debian repos?

According to this link, you can add screenshots to a debian hosted package, but what about packages in repos that you host yourself and manually add to your list of sources? I've never actually run a ...
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Downloading Wine from the Ubuntu Software Center

In the Ubuntu Software Center, I attempted to download the application Wine. However, it reported that there is not a program called wine in my current software sources. I also tried to download it in ...
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software center “install” buttons greyed out

Running ubuntu 14.10 with software center 13.10 on my laptop. All the install buttons are greyed out. When I try to install stuff with apt-get I get the following error measage; ...
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Software-center crashed and problem with apt-get install -f

My software center on ubuntu 14.04 crashed. Some sources say that i have to do sudo apt-get purge software-center. but, when i run it there is some error, one of them is E: Unmet dependencies. ...
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some problems about libpng, I can't open software-center and qtcreator

if i open software-center, it will closed by itself.in terminal, >software-center /usr/bin/python: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gdk-pixbuf-2.0/2.10.0/loaders/libpixbufloader-png.so: ...
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can not open software center 14.04 LTS

OS - Ubuntu 14.04 lts Background - wanted to install chrome, but software centre was not opening. What I did - tried to uninstall and re-install software centre through terminal. failed. result ...
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Ubuntu-Software-Center: Font unreadable [duplicate]

I can't read the different software titles as you can see in the screenshot under Gnome. Is it because of the template (numix)? Or anything else?
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how do i clean up my computer on ubuntu [duplicate]

i run ubuntu 15.04 64 bit on a lenovo y50 and am trying to figure out how to perform a system cleanup. i have very frequently received messages from the OS that there are software updates required, ...
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Can't update Thunderbird, and unable to install from website [duplicate]

I was attempting to use the included Thunderbird app in Ubuntu 14.04 with my gmail account, and it said in order to use gmail, I needed to update to the newest version. When I looked at the newest ...
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Commercial Debian Packaging

I am in the process of submitting commercial software to the Ubuntu Software Center, the packaging I am using is of Debian format. I was hoping someone could show me how to create a debian package ...
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command for re-installing uninstalled packages?

I just removed a package with synaptic. Many additional (30-40) packages got also removed, because they had dependencies to the main package. Now I reinstalled the main package and I simply want to ...
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Cannot install mozilla from the Software-Center

Trying to install mozilla but I get a error Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/firefox/firefox_37.01+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04_i386.deb 404 Not Found am using a wired ...
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Unable to resolve installation issues from command line [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 with a wired broadband connection. I am unable to install packages from software center as well as from command line, showing Unable to correct problems, you have held broken ...
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Ubuntu software center is not opening, it just freezes and then closes itself

When I try to remove software using the terminal I get this error: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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When I try to install an app from the software center I get an error message [duplicate]

Hello Ubuntu community! So ever since I updated Unity to 14.04 I have not been able to install any of the apps from the store. After I click the install button a message pops up that says "you are ...
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Software Center won't download anything? [duplicate]

I have a freshly installled Ubuntu 15.04 but when I try to download anything from the software center, it asks for my password, then it sits at 0% downloading indefinitely. I started the software ...
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I can no longer install any application on my device [duplicate]

I can no longer install any application from the terminal. Whenever I place an order this appears: E: Malformed line 57 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (absolute dist) E: The list of sources ...
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Zenity does not show messages in deb preinst when it is ran through Ubuntu Software Center

I am creating a deb package which requires java oracle >= 7. So I wrote a simple preinst file with bash script that will pop up a message (using zenity) that will warn the user that he needs to ...
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.kde/share/config permissions got messed up even after a reinstall

This Q is kind of a follow up from this earlier Q where I had a strange issue with kate which didn't show any plug-ins. While I got it working now (by copying the config folder from one machine to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Center are not Working

I have tried: sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get update But no success. Any ideas?
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Problems with virtual box and Ubuntu Software Center after the installation

I am new in this world of Linux, I am learning and practicing a lot. But I see a problem when I install Virtual Box 4.3.30 .deb because after the installation, the Ubuntu Software Center disappeared ...
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Benifits of installing rather than “trying”?

So I recently had to get a flash drive in order to boot my computer due to the fact that my hard drive (corrupted?) broke. Because I am using a flash drive I can't install ubuntu on it and am getting ...
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issues after attempting to install spotify on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install spotify using these instructions: Add the Spotify repository signing key to be able to verify downloaded packages sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 ...
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Updating Chromium on Ubuntu 15.04 is Complex

I noticed Chromium Version 43.0.2357.130 Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) is available in Ubuntu Software Center but the Chromium.org site states there is linux stable 44.0.2403.125, 07/28/15, Current stable ...
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Submitting new software for the Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

How do I or is there a possibility to submit new applications/software for the Ubuntu Software Center, what will be added permanently?
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Keep getting errors from apport_python_hook.py

I keep getting this error message when trying to do any apt-get command, or almost any command in general, it also shows up when I open the terminal. I also cannot open the Software Center and ...
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Software Centre won't open nor will Ubuntu update [duplicate]

I am unable to open Software Centre. When I do try to open it the window opens for a couple of minutes and then closes. When I attept to run in terminal I get this message: 2015-08-01 21:40:27,619 - ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre Not Working [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and for some reason the Software Centre does not respond. I also have an error notification (near the clock) saying that there was an error opening the cache. When I enter ...
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software center crashing and wont re install [duplicate]

Im using Ubuntu 14.4 and my software center has crashed and wont open. I have tried several removal and re-install options in terminal. Here is what I get. Any suggestions. ...
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Can't update my apt packages.. problems with python-oneconf, software-center.. pyclean & pycompile not found

I can't update-upgrade my ubuntu packages anymore after my latest update/upgrade/dist-upgrade here are some outputs : $sudo dpkg --audit The following packages are in a mess due to serious problems ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

when I install any package from apt-get command or software center gets an error E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an code (1) I have tried to uninstall libqt4-sql-sqlite: amd64 same error was ...
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How to publish java based freeware (non open sourced)

I have an Java application http://myencyclopedia.top/mydoc/ which is freeware but currently not open sourced. Could anyone tell me if I can push it to Ubuntu repository? I spent much time online ...
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Unable to install updates in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My automatic software updater stopped working and I have not been able to get it fixed. I tried the suggested fixes here but it didn't work. I then reached out for help to a senior Unix dev who ...