3
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0answers
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Problem downloading “not free” programs from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I bought "Quick 'n Easy Web Builder" in Ubuntu Software Center on 15 march, 2013 and it worked OK after unlocking it with my license key. Now I have replaced my computer (with Ubuntu 12.04LTS) but I ...
0
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3answers
2k views

I can't find any of my downloaded apps in the dash

I have just installed Ubuntu and have problems with finding any of the apps/programs that I have downloaded form the software center. When I search for them in the dashboard they are not there. I have ...
0
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0answers
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Slow updates and software downloads: Due to newly released version? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am greeted with an update requiring the download of 300MB update files. I commenced with this update but the download speed is painfully low (several bytes/sec). However, ...
2
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1answer
703 views

Google Chrome is installed but Ubuntu Software Centre says it's not

Ubuntu 12.04. When I was on Ubuntu 11.10 and 11.04, Google Chrome was available to download from the Software Centre. Now I'm on 12.04 and the Software Centre is saying Chrome is NOT downloaded and ...
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1answer
460 views

How can I Instal shockwave on Ubuntu

I got this computer from someone and it had ubuntu installed on it. I like it but I find it complicated and I have been trying to download and every time I try to install something an error comes up ...
0
votes
1answer
260 views

Ubuntu Software Center (12.04) Error

Almost every time I try to download from Ubuntu Software Center it claims that files are all 380.5mb on the first attempt to download. Even when downloading programs like Chromium which is really 24.1 ...
3
votes
1answer
159 views

Problems with Psychonauts and the Ubuntu Software Center?

I decided to buy the Psychonauts PC game from the Ubuntu Software Center. Now, my laptop is practically empty, with only my OS and a few bits and bobs installed. The download for Psychonauts took ...
5
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3answers
287 views

Why isn't the Iceland mirror working?

I have already tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but then it cant connect to [to is.archive.ubuntu.com][1] and when i try to use update manager this comes W:Failed to ...
2
votes
1answer
178 views

Download issue with software center

OK so i just got xfinity setup at my house and i seem to be having trouble downloading from the software center. all it comes up with is this: Failed to fetch ...
1
vote
1answer
149 views

Braid and psychonauts wont download

I am running ubuntu 12.04 and I am having a problem with downloading Braid and Psychonauts from the ubuntu software center. An error message pops up saying "failed to download repository information". ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

How does the download cache work?

I would like to know how the download cache works. Is it possible to clear this space, or does this happen automatically? In my understanding: The download cache is where program files are downloaded ...
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 ...
3
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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 ...
1
vote
1answer
472 views

Why doesn't the Software Center resume downloading packages when it is interrupted?

I wonder if there is a tool that can resume broken downloads when the Ubuntu Software Center is downloading packages for software it features or shows. For example I was downloading skype and by the ...
0
votes
1answer
168 views

Downloading through Ubuntu Software Center gives an error

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and downloading with the Ubuntu Software Center gives an error (There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon). I haven't done anything weird, did not try to install Wine ...
1
vote
3answers
685 views

How to download packages without using the software center?

Where can I manually download stuff from (in a user friendly way) without using the Ubuntu software center? And if that's not possible, how can I fix the proxy restrictions of the software center. It ...