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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

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

i have a machine where a user deleted their postgresql folder from the command line in an attempt to uninstall postgres. when they go into the Ubuntu Software Center, they are continuously prompted ...
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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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When is Ubuntu Going To Invest Some Time & Effort In the Ubuntu Software Centre [closed]

As a person who has managed the migration of many hundreds of computer users at a University from Windows & OSX to Ubuntu, the single most common subject of complaints that I receive from new ...
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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 ...
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Software Center crashes and I can not install any packages anymore

After I tried to install Skype (in order to do that I typed in some commands that I cant remember that I got from this forum) my software center is closing right after opening it and I can not install ...
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software center won't open, triggers system problem detected message, ubuntu 12.04

Lately software center won't open, when I try some of the fixes such as reinstall, I get this dialog: john@john-Dell-DM051:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center [sudo] password for ...
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Can't install software through USC or open synaptic even though only user

I am running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and it seems I have been removed from the admin list, even though I am the only user on my device, ChromeOS and Ubutntu. I see proof of this ...
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I am not able to open software center [closed]

I have been trying to open the software center in elementary OS, which is based on Ubuntu. But the problem is, it does not open. I wanted to install wine so as to run exe files but when I try to do so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Centre - how can I choose which disk applications are installed on?

My boot drive is an SSD. I want to install games, including Steam, but others too to my second Drive. But the Software Centre presents no options, just installs straight to the boot drive. Can I make ...
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I'm new to UBUNTU 14.04 and i behind the proxy of owr college [duplicate]

I can't update or install any software using terminal and ubuntu software center.Through using terminal, i find error which "failed to fetch" and unable to locate the package. I also have problem in ...
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Software center and Update center not working after failed “moonlight” installation

I was trying to install Moonlight, but following the commands didn't work. Now I don't care about that any more, but my Software Center and Update Center kept on crashing. I managed to get rid of ...
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Two IDLEs for Python 3, help me get rid of one

Without doing an existence check, I used the Software Center to install IDLE to do scripts in Python 3. Now I have two slightly different IDLEs, the difference between which is not obvious to this ...
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Note taking software [duplicate]

So I am a CS student and work a lot on programming usually on a Linux machine. I have Linux installed on a partition of my laptop, and lately I have been thinking of making the full switch to Ubuntu. ...
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Software Center Not Displaing Correctly

I'm not sure if I am asking this in the right place, I'm fairly new here. I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 on my secondary laptop (Unity on my main). I'm having an issue with the Ubuntu ...
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I have problem with my Ubuntu Software Center [on hold]

When I want to download 7zip or something else with Software Center, the put updating cache on query an 20 sec after that he shows me a message: Failed to download repository information Check your ...
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Software Compatibility [closed]

I am a Mechanical Engineering professor and the Management of the school I work for, recently decided to step off the "window" and adopt Linux OS. Ubuntu was our automatic choice. Even with the ...
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Ubuntu Sofware Center no longer works

I recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04 for the first time (previously an XP user). Naturally, I did the usual search on the internet regarding "things to do after installing Ubuntu..." One of the many ...
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can't install , remove , purge or anything

when ever I try to open Software Center it shows a message : New software can't be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem ...
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Unable to launch Ubuntu sotware center

I also tried using terminal but geting the error mentioned bellow root@piyush1992-Vostro-2520:/home/piyush-1992# software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", ...
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software-centre not opening [duplicate]

I am getting following error when I try to reinstall Ubuntu Software Center as It is not opening? SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Sentinella Cannot be installed on ubuntu 14.10 above

From Ubuntu 14.10, Sentinella cannot be installed on Ubuntu, neither by software centre nor by terminal. The terminal ends with the error appu@Ujjayini-Aspire-5738:~$ sudo apt-get install sentinella ...
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UHD Problem in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I'm a new user to the Linux OS. I've a project to be done using the USRP1. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, after installing Gnu-radio using the command: sudo apt-get install gnuradio Then I tried ...
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Removing a deb package installed from thirdparty

New to Linux and Xubuntu, I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 64 bit and so far I have been installing/uninstalling apps from the Ubunutu software center. Recently I have installed google chrome ...
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software-center diplays info on apps that i have not installed

While installing a deb file using software-centre the following info is printed on the terminal 2015-03-07 14:05:22,035 - softwarecenter.db.update - INFO - skipping region restricted app: 'Just Play ...
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Shows No internet connection in Ubuntu Software Center. But apps can be downloaded using terminal [duplicate]

I'm using BSNL EVDO USB modem for internet connectivity. And I have connected the modem using "wvdial". I want to install Psensor from Ubuntu software center but it shows no internet connection. But I ...
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what to do for UBUNTU SOFTWARE CENTER and the UPDATE command? [duplicate]

this is the result i get after "SUDO APT-GET UPDATE" command E: Malformed line 56 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. what to do now?? ...
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Can I make my software go back to Google Chrome?

I want to download League of Legends on my new laptop but I bought a Chromebook without knowing League doesn't run on Google Chrome. I want to download Ubuntu so I can run windows software to download ...
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Can't install anything with software center

Every time I open Software center I get this message: New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? I ...
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Why does “ubuntu-bug” launch Ubuntu Software Center?

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 14.04. I want to report a bug with the filesystem messing up when I wake it from sleep with a USB flash drive in it. I try to run the "ubuntu-bug" program to file ...
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Error 404 when trying to install the package linux-image-extra

I am trying to install the package below on ubuntu/trusty64 apt-get install -y linux-image-extra-`uname -r` and getting the following error Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Software Center Shows “Minus” Sign for Source Code…potential concern?

I realize there has been a previous post concerning this issue. I am not clear as to what needs to be done about it. If necessary, how do I go about removing the incomplete source code in the most ...
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Ubuntu Software Center will not open

When I attempt to open the Ubuntu Software center via terminal the following shows: $ software-center 2015-03-03 13:07:01,990 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-03-03 ...
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Cannot open the update manager or software centre in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I get the following message: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error ...
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User Permission - Only installing from Ubuntu Software Centre

My father in law's 14 month old Dell Computer's hard drive just crapped out, I replaced it with a new hard drive and since Dell won't send him a product key for the windows 8 that he purchased them I ...
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Failed to download repository information (FETCH ERROR) [duplicate]

I'm trying to download "Tux Paint" children draw program, my favourite, but it fails to download data because "Fetcher" is broken. If I do sudo apt-get install tuxpaint, it fails too. Check out this ...
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How to get the list of all installed softwares and uninstall the ones which user wants(like add/remove programs in Windows) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bits OS on my machine. Previously I was using Windows on my machine. Now in Windows, in Control Panel there is one option Add/Remove Programs which lists all the ...
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I am unable to install octave packages related to octave 3..8.2

I am trying to install octave 3.8.2 on ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) with packages for dicom and image. I was previously running Octave 3.8.1 but ran into issues installing image so that I could read dicom ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't download software [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu version 11 to ver 13.04. When I try to download anything like "openvpn" a message of "Failed to fetch openvpn and 404 File not found" occurs. It also says the software cannot be ...
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Verifying the Current Version of PHPmyAdmin and Updating if Not

A question was asked on this forum concerning having the latest versions of MySQL, Apache, and PHPmyAdminn. In reviewing this question, I followed up on PHPmyAdmin to verify whether I had the latest ...
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Software-center won't install paid app

OK, so the cost of MyCraft was just .99 so I purchased it to see how the purchased apps in Software Center to work - despite trying for weeks, it won't install. It just sits there 'in progress' ...