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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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Ubuntu software centre cannot Install anything again

I used to install using my ubuntu software centre, but sometimes last year, it stopped working, now it shows "use this source" instead of the install button. I have tried every method I've seen here, ...
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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 ...
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Prepare software for Ubuntu Software Center with dependency from multiverse

We're about to publish our application to USC, but it depends on VirtualBox 4.3.x which is only available from the multiverse repo. This repo is disabled on many systems. Is there any way to tell USC ...
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Software center is not working with proxy

I edited the /etc/apt/apt.conf with Acquire::http::proxy "http://071.12106en068:password@10.1.1.19:80/"; Acquire::https::proxy "https://071.12106en068:password@10.1.1.19:80/"; same with ftp ...
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Different sizes of images in Software Center

I have a question because it's strange for me that sizes of images are different in Software Center. I don't think that's normal. Can someone explain it to me?
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Can't open software-centre [duplicate]

I can't open software-center or even apt-get any programs. When I run the software-center via command I get this error: http://pastebin.com/wwxZe7ma Can anyone help? Also the steam thing you linked ...
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Media playback & App Store

I recently moved back from Windows 8.1 Pro to Ubuntu since the 12.04 LTS edition. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS of 32 bit version. The music and video files were not playing as there were ...
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Upgrade problem with add repositories and ubuntu software center

I want to Update my OS, Ubuntu 14.04 and I have problems with Ubuntu Software Center and add repositories for install more apps. the command: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Problem with software-center in 14.04

I installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 on my laptop along side windows dual boot. i have a problem with software center. i am unable to install any tool using this and also no updates were taking place. So i ...
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is it possible to install ubuntu software-center on Voyager X8? [closed]

I try to install Ubuntu software-center in Voyager X8 distro I don't know if it's possible or not. There's a native package manager in Voyager but I don't find all packages I want. Not possible with ...
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How to generate a list of categorized list of applications?

When I go to the Ubuntu Software Center and click on Installed, I get a categorized list of all applications. It's something for example like Accessories (Disk, Text editor, ...), Developer tools ...
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Unable to Update Ubuntu SoftWare Sotre Denendency

I'm trying to install unity-tweak-tool on my machine. The software center give the error of Dependency is not satisfiable: python3 (>=3.3.2.2~) But I already have python 3.4 on my machine, What ...
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Tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center and got quoted message

What do I do to get rid of this message, received when I tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center, and that someone also got in 2012 but then said it was gone? Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu software center crashes every time I try to open

SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en%5fIN E:The package lists or ...
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A problem with open Ubuntu software center

I try to Update a program "brackets" but I find this problem (E:The package brackets needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.) and I can't use the Ubuntu software center any ...
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how to remove password authentication in ubuntu software center? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu.Frequent password authentication while downloading any software in ubuntu is frustrating.Is there any way to remove it ? thanks in advance.
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How can I install programs on another drive?

I'm planning on switching from Windows to Ubuntu and with Windows, when you install programs, you can have the option to choose where to install it. How could I do that on Ubuntu? The reason is ...
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Ubuntu Software Center: Delete license terms file

I am trying to install a package and during installation I accidentally declined the license terms, terminating the installation. Now when I try to install the same program I instantly get a ...
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I can't login in the Software Center to rate an app. Just says login failed. What do I do?

I can't login in the Software Center to rate an app. Just says login failed. What do I do? I can not find any place within the Software Center app to allow me to login nor create an account. Don't ...
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couldn't open ubuntu software center.unable to install or update through terminal

I am new to Linux. Have been encountering this issue for a couple hours. Please help me resolve this. Don't know much of this stuff. E: Problem with MergeList ...
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CLI view of Software changes [duplicate]

I often install software, remove software, upgrade it etc, and sometimes I need to check on recent changes such as these that I have made. But to do this currently I am having to open the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Software Center > Ryzom

Many games and apps like Ryzom are not shown in my Ubuntu Software center . I tried to add other software sources but to no avail .
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How safe is the Software Center from the Ubuntu phone?

I know that the Software Center from the Ubuntu for desktops is safe. But, is this true about the Ubuntu Touch too? I mean, there are already ~5 scopes for Reddit, for example. Thank you guys for ...
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Gnome via software center vs Ubuntu GNOME

Pretty simple question. Is installing the GNOME desktop environment via Ubuntu's software center the same as installing the official flavor Ubuntu GNOME? If not, how is it different? Thanks!
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I can't install anything in Ubuntu Software Center

It says this: (installArchives() failed: dpkg: error processing package coreutils (--configure): package coreutils is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed') ...
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How long does it take for Software Center submissions to be reviewed?

a little more than four months ago (so quite some time now), I submitted a game I made to Software Center for inclusion. Since then the small game is "Pending Review". It is proprietary and has a ...
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unable to acces my account after a bad manipulation

Well all started when i tried yesterday to download virtual box on my ubuntu14.04 So i went to the website downloaded the version for ubuntu and got a .deb i clicked into it then got redirected to ...
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Swap and Ram both maxed out and nearly froze my computer; what log files should I open, and who should I share them with?

Woah, linux just got gridlocked. Everything started screeching to a halt, not even mouse movement. Just opening tabs on chrome. Jumped to a terminal with ctrl+alt+f5 or something, took me minutes to ...
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How to update Flash? (version numbers don't match)

Edit: There actually seems to be an issue with Flash not correctly downloading and updating through flashplugin-installer. Don't ignore it! Check my answer. I'm apologize if the answer is extremely ...
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Software center crashed

I have a problem, when I try to open the Ubuntu Software Center it crashes and the window closes, also if I try to download any software from the terminal it sent me this error: Leyendo lista de ...
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How to find installed Oracle SQL Developer?

I have a strange problem I never had before. I have Oracle SQL Developer installed. If I run the install .deb file, it shows in my Software Center that it is installed. And this is true because I can ...
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torque update on 12.04.5 LTS

I am having a problem to update torque pbs. The current version on our cluster is 2.5.1 but on the official site: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/support/download-center/torque-download/ the version ...
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Ubuntu Software Center fails on every captcha I try

I am trying to turn on the recommendations in the Ubuntu Software Center. When trying to sign up it keeps putting up captchas. I can't read any of them! There is not a button for audible prompting. I ...
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Where is Unity Drawers?

I'd like to extend Unity with Drawers. But that is much more complicated than I expected. It's supposed to be in the Software Center. It isn't. I tried to manually install it, following these ...
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How to reset Ubuntu to default settings?

I purchased a laptop with Ubuntu downloaded on it. It has the old users information on it and I would like to "Factory reset" the software so its like I just downloaded Ubuntu...
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Ubuntu software center not working in Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to open software center, it gets closed within 5 seconds after being opened. I am not able to install or un-install any software using terminal too. When I tried to uninstall Software ...
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Unable to use apt-get or Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 (old laptop last used in 2012 being used as current one gets repaired etc etc) and unable to run apt get or update any software in Ubuntu Software Center. The last time I used ...
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Ubuntu Software Center: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package

I'm trying to upload an application to the Ubuntu Software Center and have encountered this error when uploading the .deb file: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package. What is the ...
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How to view number of downloads of packages from Ubuntu Software centre? [duplicate]

Is there a way through which I can see the number of times an application or package from the Ubuntu Software Center has been downloaded? If not, is there some sort of way in which I can view the ...
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How to get a direct link to .deb file of a package

I'd like to install an app from my Ubuntu Software Center, However it's a bit large to download (It's Texmaker and is around 760 MB). I'm current in an university where we have got a service by ...
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ImageMagick suddenly installed

I was taking a look at my installed programs, when I saw a program called ImageMagick, I took a look at it in the Ubuntu Software Center, and it's a program to manipulate images. That's OK, but I ...