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What software that supported by Windows XP can not run on Xubuntu?

My Windows XP CD for my laptop is lost. Now that I want to try out Xubuntu although I am very new to it. Yet, what concerns me is that my laptop has got Adobe software (Photoshop, Fireworks), ...
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Two Different Software Centers?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my desktop and laptop. I did the exact same thing for both installations. The software center on my desktop has the app xdotool and I installed it with no problems. ...
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E: The package aftershot2 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Can someone please tell me how to fix this I'm running the latest xubuntu and the ubuntu software center keeps freezing. I can't get the new update. I've tried downloading the sympatic packager but it ...
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uninstallation didn't work

I recently installed "Battle for Wesnoth" and the "BfW map editor" from software center. I uninstalled it with Software Center and now the game is shown as uninstalled there. However, I can still ...
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14.10 - software updater - Package operation failed - Unable to udpate any apt packages - Completely blocked

I am using 14.10 Ubuntu. Software updater fails with following error: Package operation failed From terminal, tried to do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade This gives following ...
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How to tweak Ubuntu Software Center

Is it possible to change some styles inside of the Ubuntu Software Center application? For example, how can I change the rounded corners radius? Or how can I change the background color?
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Ultimate Edition software center would not load [closed]

I try to load Ubuntu software center in Ultimate Edition (Ubuntu derivative) and I get the following error in both the derivates of Ubuntu 14.04 and also 15.04: ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import ...
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Why can't I see my published app in the Ubuntu Software Center?

I made a web browser called Byte and It got published, but I can't find it in the Ubuntu Software Center or on the Ubuntu Software Catalog. Does it take a while for it to update?
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “gtk-vector-screenshot” - Xubuntu 14.04

Above message appears when starting any GTK app from terminal after (supposedly) uninstalling gtk-vector-screenshot 0.3.2.1-1ubuntu1 via Software Center. (didn't support as many apps as I'd hoped, or ...
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Install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How can I install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 with synaptic? I don't want to download from the site
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cannot install ANYTHING!

I have tried over and over, searched the web for 5 straight hours,tried terminal, etc. Every time I try to download something, the orange download progress bar only goes halfway and then I get this ...
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I'm trying to install programs/apt upgrade and this group of libs aren't allowing me to do so

I can't apt-get upgrade, I also tried installing software with the software center but no luck since those libs need dependencies. I tried removing them but that didn't work and I also tried various ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Error

What does this error message mean? E:Type '‫‪ppa:kiwixteam/ppa‬‬' is not known on line 52 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list, E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or ...
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ubuntu 14 LTS: 2 problems

I'm a newcomer to Linux. Now I'm using ubuntu 14 LTS x64. I've searched for answers on similar issues here and also in other ubuntu forums, used tricks and solutions but none of them worked. Canan ...
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How to get the Software Center working without reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

My PC has been on Ubuntu 14.04 for many months. Suddenly I noticed it was taking much longer to boot and, after it did boot, I got the message "System problem detected". At top on the right there was ...
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Malformed line 57 in sources.list and it doesn't let me open the file to edit it [duplicate]

I tried to add a source to the source.list but I pasted it wrong I added an URL. I wanted to open Muon Discover (I use Kubuntu) but it didn't let me do it. This is my sources.list so please take a ...
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unable to install OpenJDK Java 6 runtime

Please mind im fairly new to linux so please try to keep the technobabble to a minimum. So in the ubuntu software centre i tried to install the java 6 runtime and it gave me this error message The ...
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Why does “apt-get update” need sudo, but using “Software updater” doesn't?

I think it's really strange that apt-get update and apt-get upgrade need sudo. But why doesn't using Software Updater need it as welll? I mean, I can install (almost) all updates without even being ...
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Problem prevents the update or the installation of new software

I have installed FrontAccounting from the Software Centre and the software is not available anywhere. I can't locate the icon of the application. Please guide me in how to locate the software so that ...
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12.04 LTS: 64 bits binaries do not work after 32 bit library install

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and to run some old 32 bit binaries, I installed Package ia32-libs via software center by downloading the package fromUbuntu packages But now my 64 bit system is not ...
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Ubuntu Software Center closes immediately after opening

Opening Ubuntu Software Center results in it closing 1-2 seconds later. How can I fix this?
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Installing MySQL Workbench ⇒ Error

I have installed MySQL Workbench in the past using MySQL APT. My software repositories lists have recently been updated and since then my MySQL Workbench disappeared. It is still on the disk but it ...
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unable to open ubuntu software center (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)

I'm getting this error when i try to open the Software Center: (software-center:7187): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:126:40: Invalid animation description ...
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Problem with Updater & Software centre : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Reading package list fails when I apt- update

I recently was runnning the auto updater and I got the red circle with a white line within saying: A problem occurred when checking for updates After reading a few of the forums here, I tried to ...
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How do I fix dependency and tar problems with linux-image-extra* package?

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr linux-image-extra-3.13.0-49-generic_3.13.0-49.56 is current package The Ubuntu Software Updater is set to check for updates daily. The last set of updates included ...
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Unable to update using a proxy.tried nearly everything,even changing dns servers,apt-get shows something wicked happened.see link below [duplicate]

https://gist.github.com/anonymous/0d631f833d24a9249e06 I have given the errors i got in the above link.
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Ubuntu Software Center is not working on 14.10

The Software Center is not working on 14.10. I tried un-installing and reinstalling back. Even then it's not working. What might have gone wrong ? Is it the version defect or something else ?
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I have a PPA, but I can't figure out how to add an image to the Software Center listing

So I have made a PPA: https://launchpad.net/~stefansundin/+archive/ubuntu/truecrypt After adding the ppa and updating the sources, I can see it in the software center. It is using the default icon ...
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What is a good Ubuntu application for adjusting the screen colour balance and contrast?

It seems that the screen of my Samsung Series 7 Chronos laptop has a weird white glare. (try seeing how the pdf file on the Overleaf website looks like!) I installed "redshift" but that is just ...
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dependencies error when install software-center

when I want to install software-center on Ubuntu 14.04.2, I got these messages: software-center: Depends: software-center-aptdaemon-plugins but it is not installable Depends: gir1.2-gmenu-3.0 ...
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Updating from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.10 [duplicate]

I am trying to update from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.10 and I am getting error during the update I am $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade $ sudo update-manager -d I then get the ...
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Package operation failed : The installation or removal of a software package failed

OS Ubuntu 14.10, I'm installing the netbeans via ubuntu software centre and the following error occured. And I want to uninstall an application the same error comes.. installArchives() failed: perl: ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre can't connect to the internet. 13.04 [duplicate]

My connection works for the web browser, but no matter what solution I have tried on-line, it will still not connect, giving me the "Failed to download repository information, Check your Internet ...
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I need help with a stripped version of Ubuntu

I installed Andy Linux on my pc. IT IS a mini or stripped version of Ubuntu with some ham radio programs installed. It does not have software center or some of the programs for services, and other ...
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Dependency not satisfiable: gdb

I have installed gdb version 7.7.1. But it appears there is a bug which, when debugging, does not print arrays. So some people got this working by using gdb version 7.9. From apt-get install I see ...
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PPP Connection: Software Center 'Install' button is not active

I'm using PPP connection with Huawei Mobile Partner dial up software on Ubuntu 14.04. Problem is when I want to download software via Ubuntu Software Center. 'Install' button is not active just like ...
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Where to get daily news about new Ubuntu Phone apps?

With the release of the Ubuntu phone, the apps environment is going to grow quite a bit. Is there any resource that offers daily updates about new released apps, scopes etc. in the Ubuntu store?
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Install Waveengine on 32 bit ubuntu 14.04

You might know about WaveEngine which is a free cross-platform, open source 3d game engine like unity. I used it on windows 7. Now, I have come to ubuntu(which I definitely like), but when I install ...
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Software Center closes unexpectedly in 14.04 [duplicate]

Software Center opens for a few seconds and then closes. Here is the output when opened from Terminal: preston@p-pc2:~$ software-center 2015-03-28 17:40:14,998 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - ...
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ubuntu machine had postgresql folder blown away manually - can't install or remove any packages

i have a machine where a user deleted their postgresql folder from the command line in an attempt to uninstall postgres. now when we try to install any other packages - even unrelated ones - we keep ...
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Where is the OTHER Wesnoth data stored?

I had installed The Battle for Wesnoth (latest version) from the Ubuntu Software Centre on my Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn (U3!). I then uninstalled it for a while. Later I installed it again. To my ...
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cant install any software from software center [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 AMD64 on my desktop. When I tried to install VLC Media player or anything else. I get the message "Failed to download repository information". This is my first ...
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Software Centre is missing icons

I have a problem with Ubuntu Software Centre not showing icons for available apps, e.g: Is there a command to refresh the icon cache for Ubuntu Software Centre?
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Ubuntu 14.10 Software Center does not show buyable apps and games

When I try to buy apps and games from Ubuntu Software Center before Ubuntu 14.10 it worked. But when I open the Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.10 (64bit) and go to "All Software -> For Purchase" ...
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How to buy an app in Ubuntu Phone

Hello I have the new bq aquarius with Ubuntu Phone and I'm trying to buy the app Cut the Rope but when I try to introduce a verification code for my credit card an error popup appear and I can't buy ...
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Can't install prozilla on ubuntu gnome 14.10

i am getting this error while installing prozilla: (Reading database ... 100% (Reading database ... 154269 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack ...
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fail to update software [duplicate]

hope you are all doing good on this saturday night ? its rainy here in france.. got to hate that xD so, on this rainy night, i decided to update my software with the package manager, so its goes all ...
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Get the download link of file downloaded in Software Center

I am really asking a question which is many times tagged as [DUPLICATE] but I found no answer. I am downloading FLIGHTGEAR Game which is 1.0 GB with software Center. Unfortunately the power cuts off ...
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Updating Ubuntu, Unmet dependencies

When trying to open Ubuntu Software center getting this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a ...
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how to get the preloaded services?

I installed the Ubuntu 14.04 by CD , at that time i had no internet connection due to that i am not able to get all the built-in packages. Some of the problems arises like, plug ins required for ...