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why GNOME Software is NOT included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So i installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME software center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then i tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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How can i download softwares from ubantu software center [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. How can i download softwares from Ubuntu software center. how can i search software in Ubuntu software center. I click on the "Ubuntu software center" bottom and searched the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Software Center - Edit->Software Sources disabled

The button in Software Center→Edit→Software sources... is disabled. Is there another way to reach it or simple enable the button? What could be causing it? If I know I can fix it myself ...
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Ubuntu Software Center isn't working [duplicate]

aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get clean aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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1answer
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Software Center - “Edit->Software Sources” disabled

I am trying to download winHQ from here. When trying to add the WineHQ PPA Repository (as detailed in the link above) after opening Ubuntu Software Center I cannot select Edit->Software Sources. The ...
0
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1answer
33 views

what do I do about malformed line 57 [duplicate]

my skype crashed i tried to uninstall/re-install it through the software center but then that crashed.... I was told that line 57 is malformed in source.list. The source list could not be read I am ...
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175 views

Error while running software related programs (Expected GObject.Object, but got PyCObject)

Here's the output of console when I try running the software-center : 2013-10-25 20:50:45,670 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' >2013-10-25 20:50:46,640 - ...
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Issue with Ubuntu Software Center

I was installing openfoam using a .deb file. During the installation I turned off my computer. When I restarted it, I saw that the Software Center was not opening. I got this error message: E: The ...
0
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1answer
102 views

Is steam available in Ubuntu Software Center?

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10 I noticed that there was no steam in the Ubuntu Software Center! Well, that's mot a problem since steam can be installed through the deb file on their ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't open software & updates / software sources

I am using MacBook Air Mid 2012 running Single OS which is Ubuntu (Raring Ringtail). Its been a month I'm using Ubuntu and everything works fine, recently i can't open software & updates, when i ...
0
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2answers
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Why does an error appear every time I try to open the Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

There is a glitch on the Ubuntu Software Center and whenever I open it an error appears and it keeps loading and never opens. Why does this happen? I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a disk and ...
0
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1answer
178 views

Failed to load the package list (trying to install flash player) (Lubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to find a solution for a few days, I hope someone can answer me. I tried several times to install flash player through lubuntu software center, and after I hit "Install Packages" it gives ...
0
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1answer
279 views

Error while opening Ubuntu software center

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu and I've got this problem where I can't open the software center. At the upper right part on my screen there is a red dot with a horizontal white line. While clicking on it says ...
0
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1answer
349 views

Installing NCTUNS in Ubuntu 13.10

I am not able to find the NCTUNS tool in the Ubuntu Software Center. How to install the NCTUNS on the Ubuntu 13.10?
0
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0answers
72 views

Ubuntu Software Center won't open in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Running software-center in the terminal give this output: 2013-08-23 11:25:07,917 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-08-23 11:25:07,932 - softwarecenter.db.database ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
568 views

Can I prevent/restrict standard users from installing/uninstalling software?

Can i prevent/restrict standard user from installing/uninstalling software in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop?
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25 views

Can't download packages in Ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

Somebody help me. I have been going crazy for two days since I formatted my PC and reinstalled the only version of Ubuntu that I had on CD (10.04). I can't install any packages from the Ubuntu ...
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None of the software I have bought can be installed in 13.04, how can I get it all back? [duplicate]

I have attempted to reinstall previous purchases via the software center. I am aware that some of the trashier devs (super meat boy) have decided to drop support for Linux, so the software center ...
2
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1answer
441 views

Software Center crash, sources.list error 13.04

I'm having a problem with Software Center since I tried to add Spotify repositories to sources.list. It doesn't open at all. I tried reinstalling Software Center, but it sends this error: E:Type ...
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1answer
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Unable to access software sources

Also when trying to access it from Ubuntu software center the entry that says "Edit software sources" is greyed out. Finally when running cp /usr/share/applications/software-properties-gtk.desktop ...
0
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1answer
620 views

unable to add/remove program in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

** my problem is as following: unable to add/remove any program using either update-manager or Synaptic Package Manager or terminal update-manager is asking for partial upgrade and while updating ...
2
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2answers
145 views

Difference between programs in Software Centre and Launchpad PPA

On several Ubuntu sites such as OMG Ubuntu there are summaries of new ppa's. These are useful programs, but they don't appear in the Software Center. However, in the center there are programs that ...
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4answers
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'Some index files failed to download' while updating

When running sudo apt-get update I get these following errors: Err archive.ubuntu.com quantal InRelease Err archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates InRelease Err archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports ...
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0answers
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sudo apt-get update showing error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: E: Malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read When I am trying to run this command sudo apt-get update ...
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2answers
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Where is “apt-cache search”?

Wish to search apt repositories with CLI tool. Did that in the past with: apt-cache search <search_term> Don't find apt-cache package: # apt-get install apt-cache Reading package lists... ...
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Stop Ubuntu from upgrading with specific updates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent Thunderbird from updating automatically? I have PPA installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 system and it keeps prompting me with an update for a certain ...
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708 views

Why does the Software Centre ask me to install untrusted packages?

I am trying to install Darktable on my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit desktop computer. When I attempt to install it through the Ubuntu Software Centre I get a warning: "Requires installation of untrusted ...
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Apt Problem. Can't Update (Total noob) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? Error report after “sudo apt-get update” I am new to linux, and ...
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1answer
92 views

Error in all app installations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Malformed line 6” error in my /etc/apt/sources.list E: Malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre not opening [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? While trying to install Ubuntu restricted extras package from the ubuntu ...
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2answers
95 views

What happens if I disable the PPA of a specific package?

Say I went ahead and disabled the PPA I added to install the latest version of GIMP (2.8) on Precise. Would that lock the installed version until an updated package is available from the USC or would ...
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1answer
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Why are the latest releases of programs not in the Software Centre? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't the Ubuntu repositories have the latest versions of software? The way I understand the Ubuntu project from a corporate point of view is that companies can ...
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3answers
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I cannot use Software-Center or `apt-get update` [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I can't open Ubuntu software-center. And I can't update in Terminal. When I type sudo apt-get update, it just ...
2
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2answers
744 views

sudo apt-get update giving error about duplicate

Getting an error about duplicate sources, how can I get around this?
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4answers
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How do I enable the “Universe” repository?

How do I get to Universe Repository of Ubuntu software as mentioned in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I am installing 12.04 Ubuntu. Please help.
2
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2answers
606 views

Software Center gives me an “Error scanning the CD: Could not find a suitable CD”

I am getting the "Could not find a suitable CD" error every time I open Software Sources in order to add a PPA. A picture can be found below: How do I solve this problem? I am using Ubuntu 12.04
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2answers
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having problems with update manager

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. It loads up 3/4 of the way and then says: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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2answers
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Can't install Gvim

I've installed Gvim and synaptic package manager on 12.04, Gvim had a warning each time I ran it from terminal. So I removed it and tried to install again but came with the following error from ...
2
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1answer
770 views

My apt-get update is taking too much and finally error?

I was trying apt-get update but from an over night wait i found this !! Also my software centre is showing , when i click some software to install it shows it is from multiverse source or ...
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2answers
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Can I safely remove software sources added by software-center?

In software sources I have two entries that say Added by software-center; credentials stored in /etc/apt/auth.conf. I can see on the URIs that they are sources for software I have bought (for 0 $) in ...
5
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1answer
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Cannot use software-center to install packages from local repository without internet [closed]

I have a Local repository as instructed in this tutorial . It is a trusted repository, so no "Authentication errors" are there. I've tested it with synaptic and apt-get . I was being able to use ...
5
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1answer
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How to fix “something wicked happened” in Software Center?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04. Whenever I try to download a new app from the Ubuntu Software Center, it says: Requires unauthenticated packages It then gives me an option to "Repair". ...
1
vote
1answer
454 views

Software Center PDF Studio 7 link not working [closed]

When I open the Software Center I see this big banner advertisement for PDF Studio 7. I click it, and I get the error 'Not found' 'There isn't a software package called "pdfstudio7" in your ...
0
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1answer
863 views

I can't download from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't install software from the software center After I press install it says: Please check your internet connection After I click ok, it says: Require ...
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2answers
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How do I enable the “multiverse” repository?

I keep seeing places refer to the "multiverse" repository as a place I can get software, how can I enable this repository? Please specify how to do this graphically and via command line.
2
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1answer
235 views

Packages don't show up after adding ppa

I added ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa/firefox-aurora/ubuntu oneiric and ppa:banshee-team/ppa/ubuntu oneiric to my software sources, then did apt-get update. However, after selecting their specific ...
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2answers
625 views

Software Center keeps asking for a CD/DVD when installing applications

I just got Linux Ubuntu, but I have a problem. I am trying to download Wine and Flash but I keep on getting this: CD/DVD 'Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot - Release amd64 (20111012)' is required Could ...
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2answers
626 views

Why aren't my PPA's showing up in the Ubuntu Software Center?

When I add a PPA via Software Sources it normally would show up in the Ubuntu Software Center shortly after. But lately it seems that any PPA I add either won't show up, or takes days to. Does anyone ...
7
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2answers
1k views

apt method to get the latest nvidia driver

The nvidia driver that I got from Ubuntu repository is 260.19.06 . I was having some problems with videos, so I checked the nvidia site, and the version available there was 260.19.44. Is there a way ...