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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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Cant install unity-control-center after update to 14.04

I was running 12.04 then upgraded to 14.04 and tried to reinstall unity-control-center but i get: unity-control-center: Depends: libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (>= 1:0.99.1) but 1:4.0-0ubuntu11 is to be ...
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Can't upgrade packages [duplicate]

I'm truing to upgrade my packages because Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work. It just chashes when I'm trying to execute it. In terminal I wrote: sudo apt-get update And here is an answer: E: ...
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Guest Additions seemingly uninstalls every time I use “software updater” in Ubuntu Studio

The latest Ubuntu Studio is amazing and comes with all the software I need to make graphics for my 2D games. However, every time I execute the "Software Updater" (the one with the orange sync icon), ...
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Failed to download repository information check your internet connection [on hold]

I can't install anything through a SoftwareCenter and terminal since couple of days. I use Ubuntu 12.10. This is what I get when I try to install something: Failed to download repository ...
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Error while KVM installtion in unbuntu 14.04

I am receiving an error message when trying to install a KVM virtual machine.I have provide you the complete log message below. I managed to install KVM file successfully in ubuntu 12.04 version. ...
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download .deb from software center using a download manager

when trying to install apps from software center or using the apt the download speed is so slow otherwise the speed is well fast when downloading with a download manager like flareget so is there any ...
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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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I have a problem with apt-get update, can help me? [on hold]

I have a problem in the process of apt-get update, and apt-get upgrade. Info: administracion4@PC-Emiliano ~ $ sudo apt-get update Obj http://dl.google.com stable Release.gpg Ign ...
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Software center is crashing and not able to install softwares

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my software center keeps crashing, what should i do? I don't know any commandline as this is my first time using it, so please help me with all details now its not ...
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App not opening from terminal after installation

I'm trying to install Leksah IDE. I followed the instructions on the leksah website and it said it installed correctly, but now it won't open. After installing, I entered: jase@Jase-PC:~$ leksah ...
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While Installing the “Universe” Source I get the following error “Failed to download repository information”

this is my first time posting on AskUbuntu so forgive me if I make any mistakes in my post. About an hour ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, I went to the Ubuntu Software Center to install my ...
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unable to install any software (terminal / software center) Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

Hi I have an HP 500 where ubuntu 13.04 have been installed when I try to install Audacious from the Software center this is the error message that I'm getting **Failed to download repository ...
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ubuntu software center wont show what i searched

when I search Macchanger in the Ubuntu software center nothing shows up and when i go to the Ubuntu software center on Firefox and search Macchanger it comes up so how do i get it to come up on the ...
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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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Administrative password doesn't work when I try to install applications

I have a problem. When I try to install something from the software center it tells me my password is incorrect. In my account, I just changed my password to 'None', since I don't want to be prompted ...
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Software center empty and no unistall button in dash

I have these two problems which I assume are related. What happens is that suddenly all the apps in software center are gone and in dash there is no 'uninstall' button, only the 'launch' one
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software center and ppa not working [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, just today I was trying to download a program with a ppa, crebs, and it did not work; not only that, the software center doesn't work either, and I can't get it from the internet ...
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Enhance the download speed of Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

I would like to know how to enhance or speed up the downloading speed of Ubuntu Software Center. I use 13.04, the downloading speed is very slow as usual especially when I use over Wifi. How can I fix ...
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3rd party software installations [duplicate]

Can you install 3rd party software on ubuntu? We use microsoft office at my business and I word like to install it onto ubuntu to prevent any formatting problems at work. Is this possible?
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Software Center crashes on open and Apt-get broken Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

so I started using 14.04 by upgrading from 12.04 about a month or two ago, and in the last week, I've noticed I can no longer start up Software Center, and a few days ago > sudo apt-get stopped ...
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Fails to download respository Information check internet connection

My Internet connection is working, but I cannot download anything from software center and I cannot update or upgrade from the terminal. I changed my /etc/apt/sources.list to activate all the ...
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(software-properties-gtk) double running in the same OS. Is it a problem?

I am new here :) and starting studies. I found 2 files same name on Central de Programas do Ubuntu 14.04 lts generic. Is it normal? best regards (y)
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How do I unlock /var/lib/dpkg/lock? [duplicate]

I attempted to install dropbox on my Ubuntu system, but now I am unable to install or uninstall any software. I get this error: E: Unable to lock the administration directory /var/lib/dpkg/lock? I ...
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another ubuntu-center crash (re-formatted) [closed]

While upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I received several (2-3) error messages which I allowed to communicate. After completing the upgrade, I tried to run software-center from the icon with no ...
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another software-center crash [duplicate]

While upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I received several (2-3) error messages which I allowed to communicate. After completing the upgrade, I tried to run software-center from the icon with no ...
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Software center fails to open error message

I get this error when i type software-center in the terminal: (software-center:2141): Gtk-CRITICAL **: _gtk_css_lookup_resolve: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_PROVIDER_PRIVATE (provider)' failed ...
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How to develop applications for Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

I'm learning python. I have completed first three tutorials recommended by official python page. What are the best steps for me to continue? Should I just continue learning python? Should I start ...
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Problem cause with libxml2 after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

After upgrade 12.04 64bit LTS to ubuntu 14.04 64bit LTS have problems with libxml2. Can't run software center,empathy etc # software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Unable to install software with armv7l architecture (Xubuntu 13.10)

I'm currently trying to install Splashtop Streamer (a remote desktop software) on an odroid device (it's kinda like a raspberry pi) which runs on Xubuntu 13.10 with an ARMv7l architecture (that's what ...
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Software center does not open 12.04

When I clicked software center in the launcher, nothing happens. When I tried terminal, this is what I get. *P.S. I'm new to ubuntu `ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call ...
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Software center is not working anymore [duplicate]

Software center on Ubuntu 14.04 Isn't working anymore. I did not install anything but now it doesn't start. Clicking on the software center icon, it just starts loading for 3 seconds and then the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not installing app

I have an app published in ubuntu software center (https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/extract-email/ ) that users constantly complain of install problems, it seems a Store bug, because the app ...
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Can't download apps through the software center [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu , I'm using the latest version. I've been trying to download apps from the software center but I keep getting this error notification(below). Can anybody tell me how to fix this ...
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Unable to download software from Ubuntu Software Centers [closed]

I am trying to download some some softwares from Ubuntu Software Centers but unable to download it. Computer shows message as follows: This message is shown whether o download any application ...
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How to publish a jar application to Ubuntu Software Center?

I want to upload a simple desk toy to the Ubuntu Software Center, I've researched and I can't seem to find the answer. Do I need to upload as .jar or .zip or .deb?? My jar file is an executable jar. ...
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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited Python site, and I noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come. My install of Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0. So I downloaded Python and installed it. When I opened IDLE, it showed 3.4.0. ...
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How to remotely use Ubuntu software center

my sysadmin set up my work machine such that I don't have root privilege but I can use ubuntu software center to install packages by providing my password. I login to that Ubuntu machine remotely, ...
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Software Center says I'm not authenicated

Hi I'm having troubles downloading software from the Ubuntu Software Center. When I click install it says user not authenicated. And I don't have the privilages to do this action. I was wondering how ...
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Software Center The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened

This is the output: adelchi@adelchi-HP-Compaq-dc5700-Small-Form-Factor:~$ software-center (software-center:3326): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:2769:41: Expected a valid ...
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apt-get error (blocking updates) “ubuntu/dist/trusty/main/binary-*” how to correct? [duplicate]

There's a problem with apt-get it appears two sources are bouncing back 404 errors. However this is curretly blocking me from updating or installing new packages. Can someone advise on what these ...
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Applications run, don't display

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. The preinstalled programs work fine, but anything that I download from Ubuntu Software Center such as Pidgin or Chromium or from online runs (I can hear the sounds of ...
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Software Center can't start due to DBus Proxy issue or SSO Client issue

Software Center can't open from GUI of my newly installed 14.04LTS Desktop. Tried update and upgrade, it doesn't work. Tried 'sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center', it doesn't work as ...
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Can't find programs I installed [duplicate]

I need help learning how to install programs without software center. Or at least finding a couple programs I just installed. I downloaded he Forio IDE for Julia, and have no idea whether or not it ...
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Ubuntu Software Updates not happening properly?

my software updater in ubuntu 14.04 was working perfectly. One day, I killed power to the system, when an update was in progress. From then on, when I boot my system, it displays that software updates ...
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Cannot install anything on ubuntu 14.04 LTS in software center or in teminal [duplicate]

When I try to install anything in the software center, I get an error message reading; "Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by ...
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Menu's options of sublime text 3 not working in ubuntu 13.04?

As can be seen from the picture below many options in my sublime text is not working. I installed in from the offical sublime text site. It's the latest version 3. But when i use command Sudo subl it ...
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Help please. Update Manager doesn't let me update and I can't install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center [on hold]

When I go to Update Manager and try to install the important security updates I get this message: Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages ...
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Wired error installing wine from Ubuntu software center

today i installed ubuntu 14.04 i installed chrome and used it , then i installed wine from ubuntu software center after wine been done downloading and the software center started to install it the ...
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How to install google gadgets on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I've been looking for a way to make my desktop more interactive and I found two packages: google-gadgets-gtk screenlets After reading a bit about both I decided to give google gadgets a go. ...