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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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can't install anything from software center nor the terminal

Every time I try to install / upgrade an application or a package, it fails. In the terminal this message shows up at the end: (Reading database ... 70%dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: ...
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1answer
458 views

problem in repairing software center

what should be done regarding this error(software center) - installArchives() failed: Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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187 views

Installing the graphic driver on ubuntu 11.10

I recently bought Dell Inspiron with Ubuntu 11.10 pre-installed. After using it for a while I was prompted with available driver updates, one of which said : ATI/AMD proprietary graphics driver ...
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2answers
335 views

Ask about same software like putty

I want to share document in remote computer. Through which software can be supposed same like putty in UBUNTU 11.10?
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4answers
217 views

Ubuntu Software centre is not there

Hello I wonder if you can help me. My Ubuntu software centre is just not there. Even when I type software centre into the into the Dash search, nothing comes up Please help. I am using Ubuntu ...
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1answer
95 views

Can any body help me in upgrading my Ubuntu os to latest version 12.04 from 11.10? Have anybody faced issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will all my settings be kept if I update from to the next version of Ubuntu? I have installed ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop. I saw ubuntu software centre showing updrade to ...
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2answers
8k views

Flash player won't start after Ubuntu update

very new on Linux as well on Ubuntu. I have install in my PC the Ubuntu 11.10 and after a regular Ubuntu update, the Flash player cannot start. I have uninstall the Flash player several times to ...
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1answer
212 views

Ubuntu Software Center 11.10

I have installed UBUNTU 11.10 64 bit version. I have setup the network connectivity. I want to use software center to install QEMU Launcher. However when I search for it in software center, I do NOT ...
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808 views

Recurring lsb-release and Software Center glitch after installing MATE

I just recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. Not a fan of Unity, so I decided to try out the MATE desktop from Linux Mint. I added the Mint repository, grabbed and installed the MATE packages, and got ...
2
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0answers
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Can't install any update or software from Software Center [duplicate]

I tried to install updates and it's saying to get partial upgrade When trying Partial Upgrade doesn't working again. And when trying to install any software it doesn't installing. Can someone help me? ...
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2answers
1k views

I can't select updates in Update Manager

Ubuntu 11.10 is installed, and I have updated my system via Ubuntu Software Centre, and after the update 3 updates remain in the list. But I am unable to select them, the tickboxes cannot be checked ...
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1answer
401 views

Deepin Software Centre unable to aunthenticate password

I am using Kubuntu 11.10. I tried installing Deepin Software Centre in it. Installation was successful but when I launched the application it asked for password. Every time I entered the password, it ...
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1answer
2k views

Cannot install anything in Ubuntu software center [closed]

I have freshly isntalled ubuntu and installed some custom drivers for my usb modem to surf the net. Problem is everything works perfectly in ubuntu 10.10 but in 11.10 what happens is that I can surf ...
3
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1answer
918 views

Downloads stopping halfway in the Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

Install Archives() failed: Selecting previously deselected package indicator-multiload. (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading ...
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3answers
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Wvdial connection wont support ubuntu software centre

I am using my phone to connect to the Internet the default mobile broadband option wont support my nokia phone(x2-01) so i am using wvdial but when using wvdial install button in software centre is ...
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1answer
156 views

Does removing an application from Software Center do a remove or a purge

When I remove an application already installed through the Software Center. Does it remove the app the same way as doing a purge to it (aptitude purge) or does it remove it like a "remove" (aptitude ...
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0answers
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'E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)' while updating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: getting error message Package operation failed Terminal dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 0: field name ...
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1answer
1k views

where do I get ndiswrapper v1.57?

I am trying to get my wireless adapter to work. According to some places, I need v 1.57 of ndiswrapper. There are instructions on how to compile it after making changes to the source, but I am not ...
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1answer
103 views

How to pay for an app in Software Center

I have seen several apps that cost an amount in Software Center to adquire them. So I have some questions: How does one pay for this apps? What currency is supported? What methods of payments are ...
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2answers
2k views

Software center “install” button doesn't do anything [closed]

When I click "Install" in the software center, it fails silently, doing nothing. I then checked the command line, and got this error 2012-01-28 18:47:26,076 - softwarecenter.backend - WARNING - ...
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1answer
462 views

Problem with Ubuntu Software Center download rate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me? When I download something from the Ubuntu Software Center, it usually downloads at about a 40kb/s speed. Thing is, I can ...
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2answers
462 views

Emerald installed but doesn't show in software center or synaptic?

I installed Emerald using instructions from here; I've have had a nice play with it but would now like to remove it. The package doesn't show in software centre or synaptic and is now causing me a ...
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2answers
514 views

Is it possible to get the old Software Center back?

Regarding the new Ubuntu Software Center that came with 11.10: I hate it. I think the old one is much more functional and is prettier than the new one. Is there any way to get the old Software Center ...
2
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1answer
631 views

Cannot download softwares from the Software Center

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer that has Windows7 on it as well. I was first trying to upload Chromium and I got this error: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error ...
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3answers
2k views

How to copy my software to another computer?

I have installed Ubuntu in my laptop and I want to copy all the software and games that I have downloaded from software center to my desktop such that I don't need to download them all over again. How ...
3
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1answer
240 views

Difference between kernel source code (kernel.org) and linux-source (in software center)

What is the difference between kernel code downloaded from http://www.kernel.org and the one downloaded from Software Center linux-source package? Which one is better for writing a device driver?
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1answer
327 views

gDevilspie fails to launch, what to do?

When launched from terminal: ---:~$ gdevilspie pyGTK is not correctly installed, exiting. Installed in 11.10 Using Ubuntu Software Center...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu Software Centre - error

When I am trying to install any application from Ubuntu Software Centre , It is throwing below messages.. Failed to download package files. Check your Internet connection But when I try from ...
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2answers
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Where is search on Ubuntu Software Center?

It seems to have disappeared. The menu Edit/Search doesn't work, either. I've filed a launchpad bug-report.
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3answers
1k views

Software Center stuck on loading screen

Ive just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and updated it. When I run Software Center it just sits at the loading screen forever. Software center did work before I added the canonical-partners source.
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3answers
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How to I fix software center after installing the Linux Mint MATE desktop?

I installed the MATE desktop using this manual but now i can't open my Ubuntu Software Center and can't open the settings from the update manager. I removed mate desktop but it doesn't fix the ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to install i386 packages w/ it's i386 dependencies?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit and I wish to install the CAD application DraftSight, which as of now only come in a 32-bit .deb file. I have installed this with some success before, but since 11.10 ...
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1answer
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Software Centre will not download software

Software Centre will not download anything at all. Gives an error message saying it 'Failed to download package - Check internet connection'. And, sometimes, if you try again, 'involves downloading ...
4
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1answer
475 views

What to do when cannot install software-center?

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 today. During upgrade, the system freezed when configuring/installing software center. Unfortunately I had to give it cold reboot. After that I am able to log in to new ...
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774 views

Why does clicking Install in the Software Center do nothing?

I want to install Sauerbraten from the Ubuntu Software Centre but when I click install it does not install the game. I've tried restarting Ubuntu and installing other applications but the same thing ...
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7answers
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How to configure proxy authentication to work with Ubuntu Software Center?

I have tried put in apt config Acquire::http::proxy, and in Network>Network proxy with and without user:password@server:port and using environment variables http_proxy and https_proxy. Nothing seems ...
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0answers
677 views

Download from software center fails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? what should i do? in ubuntu 11.10 when im trying to dl something from USC it says check ...
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2answers
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uninstall .deb installed through software center

Downloaded a .deb file for a game (voxatron) and installed it through the software center. Searching the 'installed' section of the software center for 'voxatron' or 'vox' produces nothing. The ...
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1answer
1k views

Is there a problem connecting to archive.ubuntu.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? I was able to use software center until 2 days ago, but I can't use it for two days. I also ...
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0answers
5k views

Failed to download repository information(pidgin-developers ppa) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? Got this error when i tried to check for updates from my update manager,its showing me about some updates but gives me this error ...
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Updated 11.04 to 11.10 of Ubuntu, and now the Ubuntu Software Center does not run properly [closed]

Software Center comes up as an all grey screen with nothing inside the screen. How to fix ???
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1answer
618 views

How can I speed up the software center?

The Software Center in 11.10 is much slower than it was in Natty, and on my five years old machine it often becomes unresponsive. What can I do to make it run faster?
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0answers
5k views

Software Center not downloading [duplicate]

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. I have a working internet connection, and can browse with Firefox. But when I try to download things in software center, it says Failed to download ...
3
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0answers
323 views

Software center does not load after upgrade and terminal does not allow me to enter password [closed]

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and now software center does not work and when I open Dash it cannot access any applications. When I tried some of the solutions posted the terminal asks me the sudo ...
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2answers
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Software center will not let me authorize

When trying to install a program from the software center it will ask for a password. I enter my password and the authentication window goes away and/or tells me there is a problem and the program ...
4
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1answer
3k views

Software Center will not open [closed]

The Software Center will not open from the launcher and I get a segmentation fault when I try to open it from the terminal. 2011-10-18 20:43:45,723 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.em - INFO - EM's: 17 15 ...
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2answers
343 views

How to install multiple apps in Software Center (Similar Behavior of Synaptic)

I wish to select multiple apps in Software Center and THEN tell it to install them. Same as the behavior of Synaptic where I select multiple ones and the click Install. This saves MANY clicks for me ...
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1answer
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Can't uninstall Ubuntu One and Banshee in Ubuntu Software Center

I recently upgraded my Google Cr-48 to Ubuntu 11.10 from Ubuntu 11.04. I have several questions. I try uninstalling Ubuntu One like I did previously (Why did it re-install?). It comes up with an ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu 11.10- Ubuntu Software Center gives me problem with deb? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Google Chrome on 11.10? I love Ubuntu 11.10, but I have a problem. I've tried to install Google Chrome and Skype with the Ubuntu Software Center, but the ...