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Ubuntu Software is not working/opening

When I'm trying to open Ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 16.4 LTS it's not opening. At the beginning it opens and I have updated some of my softwares like Mozilla Firefox but now it's not opening.
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Unauthorized to download it seems

I've only recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed software using software center once. However, second time around, it is not letting me install or uninstall applications. It's popping an ...
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Ubuntu software center: error logs?

When I want to install software in "ubuntu Software" UI (for example Chromium browser, but same issue for others), the "install " button turns into "installing..." for a couple of seconds, and then ...
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when i try to download chromium browser from software center it says “failed to download check ur internet” [duplicate]

When i am connected to Internet this thing is happening to me. i am able to brows the Internet using Firefox but unable to download file from software center.i am using Ubuntu 11
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Software center error, tried recommended commands, no dice [duplicate]

Software center just closes, error message sent. Here is what I am left with. Thanks in advance. rustybucket@rustybucket:~$ sudo apt-get autoclean [sudo] password for rustybucket: Reading package ...
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ImportError: No module named dbus

I need help urgently :( I was trying to update my Python and messed up my whole system. I am currently now able to start my software centre. I tried Googling multiple fixes but nothing helped. My ...
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software center wont open due to killall gnome-software

I just downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 and went to the software center to install Audacity. I checked in the progress tab to see the progress of the download and the application froze. I exited the software ...
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Why are there only installed applications in my Ubuntu Software Center?

For some reason all I see are a very small number of applications in the Ubuntu Software Center, and all of them are already installed. I thought I could use the software center to install new ...
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How to enable 3rd party software [closed]

After I upgraded Ubuntu, I can't use my 3rd-party apps like Steam and Skype and so on. I tried to look up how I can turn it on again, but the last information I could find was for Ubuntu 12.10 and I'...
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Ubuntu 16.04 software center install and remove buttons do not work

I've installed ubuntu 16.04 (unity) on my new computer, and for the past few hours have been trying to find someone else asking about this problem, but couldn't. the software center pretends to start ...
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Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04 not loading/searching apps or updates [closed]

I have a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04. The Gnome Software Center is working very slow. When I type something to search it just shows the loading icon forever. Same issue with the Updates screen. I ...
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Software Center on Ubuntu 16.04 is Constantly Loading - Unable to Use

Software Center, now just called "Software", is constantly loading and not displaying any updates or searched packages. The apt-get command is working just fine, but it seems to be stuck. Perhaps a ...
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issue while upgrading from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS?

There were several issues I faced while upgrading. While updating there were some errors that came up but it was still upgrading. After some time I had a option of Y or N, I chose N for the default ...
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Whats happened to Ubuntu software

I can't seem to find any open source programs on my Ubuntu software finder nor can I view my installed or updates. I am using a 64 bit Ubuntu 16.04 I am trying to use the software center to instal a ...
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Unable to update software centre from terminal [duplicate]

Unable to update software centre via terminal and update software via centre is very slow and not able to download software from centre. Please help. vineshnair@vineshnair-Lenovo-G580:~$ sudo apt-...
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can't update OS in ubuntu 16.04

I can't update the OS in the Ubuntu software center. When I click on install, it will start a progress bar and after 3-5s, the page gets reloaded. Any fix?
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Software Centre authentication on install not working

I'm attempting to install Chrome. I've downloaded the 64 bit .deb file and opened it in software centre. Upon attempting to install it asks me to authenticate. I only have 2 users on my system: root, ...
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packages installed via Software Center do not show up in menu without reboot

After installing Opera using the Software Center, its icon does not show up in the start menu. But after I reboot, it does show up in the start menu. It's really annoying that I have to keep ...
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Total newbie unable to install a programme

I have literally just installed Kubuntu to see what it is all about. I am a total newbie and have tried to install a programme called uGet. I managed to download it but don't know where to go from ...
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In 16.04 in Unity launchpad

The ubuntu software button gives empty screen for seversal seconds and then returns to Unity. Other launch buttons work. Recently I made changes in appearance using the two Tweaks. Tried terminal ...
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Proper way to create Debian package [closed]

I'm new in Ubuntu. I'm a web dev and have created html app using electron. There are a lot of instruction how to create a deb package. So now I have built a .deb package and can install it. However ...
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Reinstall software-center in Ubuntu 16.04

I wanted to remove and reinstall the software-center package. I removed it, but now I can't reinstall. I tried these commands without success: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install software-...
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ubuntu software center crashing on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My software center crashes every time I open it. on apt-get check command it gives following output : E: The package jdk1.8.0-91 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. Shows ...
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I have trouble installing a Flash Player on Ubuntu 16.04

I tried following this tutorial but I got stuck at Step 1e https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Chromium/Getting-Partner-Flash The Ubuntu Software Centre I am using doesn't have a progress icon. I couldn't find ...
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PlayOnLinux doesn't show as installed in Software Center

I installed PlayOnLinux from the deb package of their official website, but I can't find it in Ubuntu Software after I have installed it
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How to restore ubuntu softwares ( including built in)?

I had run a command : sudo apt-get remove wine* . Then, all of my Ubuntu softwares had been deleted. Including Terminal, Libreoffice and other built-in sofwares. Now what should I do to restore ...
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Could not connect to 10.111.0.1:8080 (10.111.0.1), connection timed out

Installing artha using command: sudo apt-get install artha I am trying to install a dictionary but I always get the error on the picture attached. when I use the Ubuntu software center I get an ...
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Gvim won't launch after installing using software center

I'm using a fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 and have installed Gvim using 'Ubuntu Software'. Problem is- Trying to launch from the sidebar where the icon appears, nothing happens. Any clues? ...
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New software can't be installed error

I have just installed Ubuntu a few days ago and really liked it. But I have a serious problem which I can't fix. When I try to install something from Ubuntu Software Center I got an error like this: ...
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Do LTS releases get the newest program versions? [duplicate]

New versions of programs can sometimes be found in the official packages of newer Ubuntu releases. For example, the DAE-software Asunder gets installed in version 2.8-3 in 16.04, while the most ...
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Lubuntu Software Center 16.04 Xenial Xerus. I am unable to instal what is in my basket

I just updated to Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. In the Lubuntu Software center, after putting the software programs in my basket I am unable to install. Am I missing something simple?
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Why is there an “A” in the software centre icon?

The stock Software Centre icon certainly contains an "A", but why exactly? "Ubuntu" does not contain an A, and I can not imagine it is for "cAnonicAl" or "softwAre". It makes sense for companies ...
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14.0.4 LTS can not do anything

I have a new distro of LTS Ubuntu on a 4 GB flash drive. Nothing has been installed because from minute 1 I can not download anything. I have downloaded Teamviewer and can not install via Software ...
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My Ubuntu doesn't install things

I don't understand what is actually happening, but I tried installing Steam, Opera and both times was unsuccesful. I think the program "Ubuntu software" is not working properly. For instance, if I ...
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Ubuntu software not working

Opening ubuntu-software from commandline throws the following output (ubuntu-software:2564): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/libgs_plugin_xdg_app_reviews.so: /usr/lib/gs-...
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in.archive.ubuntu can't open

How can I enable one of the files in my mergelists? It can't open. I tried unzipping it but it failed. It is making my laptop not to update and ubuntu software centre not to open, I guess.s
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I can't open my Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

How can I open my Ubuntu Software Center? When I try updating, I have the following error returned: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in....
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Browse Ubuntu apps from command-line

I can browse Ubuntu Softwares in Gnome-Software. And they are catagorised very well . I am looking for a CLI version of this. That is, I would like to browse apps from terminal where I could list all ...
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Software & Updates crashes and will not open

I am unable to open the Software & Updates configuration window in System Settings. The best I have been able to do to understand what is going on is the following output after opening System ...
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Ubuntu Software 16.04 not opening

Ubuntu Software is not opening "On click" icon blinks and then goes inactive. Does not open any window. How can I reinstall Ubuntu Software. Did a synaptic update and encountered the following ...
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Software Center doesn't load any app

The new software center worked for some time for me but now wouldn't fetch anything from it's database. I get the circular loading sign and nothing loaded at all on the last two tabs, namely: '...
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Software and Updater consumes 100% CPU in Ubuntu 16.04

I've upgraded my laptop (Lenovo Z50-70) which has an i7 CPU and 8Gigs of Ram to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. I've been installing updates consistently. I'm using ubuntu with Gnome desktop environment (GDM)...
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Can't find any software in 'Ubuntu software center'

I actually can't find any software in Ubuntu software center. When I am typing vlc or flash player it says not found. Help me please.
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My system won't install anything

So recently I was just setting up an Ubuntu 15.10 system, and I was downloading some stuff. There was a prompt to update some stuff, and I accepted it, and it went running while I was browsing some ...
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Programs that require su permission dont work unless ran as sudo

I'm running Ubuntu MATE 16.04 with openbox as my DE. The programs that require the sudo password get weird errors when i try to run the action that needs it. For instance if i try to install a program ...
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Software Center Error

I have recently been having trouble opening the Ubuntu Software Center. It gets to here: screenshot and then closes I have tried using sudo apt-get remove software-center and then reinstalling ...
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Failed to download respository information - Software Updater [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 14.04LTS, 64bit. I tried to run Software Updater, but I had that "Failed to download respository information. Check your Internet connection" message (screenshot). I ran apt-get update,...
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16.04 - Gnome Software will not open. Flashes icon in launcher and then closes

I performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. When first installed I had ubuntu-software as my software center and when opening the application the Software Center icon would display in the launcher ...
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GNUStep's ProjectCenter IDE not working properly on 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed Objective C Programming Environment on 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS earlier. Now I got to know that an IDE of GNUStep called ProjectCenter also got installed along with that environment. But ...
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How do you cancel an installation of Chromium web browser in unbuntu?

I downloaded chrome from the preloaded firefox browser and deleted it to replace it with chromium web browser from the software center because chrome was from a third party. The Chromium installation ...