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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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Why do download from Ubuntu Software Center indicate need to repair message?

Why have almost of my recent attempts to download software through the Ubuntu Software Center resulted in a message that the packages would be from untrusted sources and I need to select between "...
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Why do I have to sign into Ubuntu One in order to install Steam?

The first time I installed Steam for Ubuntu was during the beta phase, and I can't remember I had to do anything special. A few months later, I'm now on a fresh install of Ubuntu (13.04) and want to ...
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Ubuntu Software is not working/opening

When I'm trying to open Ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 16.4 LTS it's not opening. At the beginning it opens and I have updated some of my softwares like Mozilla Firefox but now it's not opening.
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How do I uninstall Visual Studio Code?

I installed Visual Studio Code a while ago, and I'm now trying to remove it. I don't remember how I installed it, but everything I've tried to remove it doesn't work. Things I've tried: sudo umake ...
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Unauthorized to download it seems

I've only recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed software using software center once. However, second time around, it is not letting me install or uninstall applications. It's popping an ...
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Ubuntu software center: error logs?

When I want to install software in "ubuntu Software" UI (for example Chromium browser, but same issue for others), the "install " button turns into "installing..." for a couple of seconds, and then ...
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when i try to download chromium browser from software center it says “failed to download check ur internet” [duplicate]

When i am connected to Internet this thing is happening to me. i am able to brows the Internet using Firefox but unable to download file from software center.i am using Ubuntu 11
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Software center error, tried recommended commands, no dice [duplicate]

Software center just closes, error message sent. Here is what I am left with. Thanks in advance. rustybucket@rustybucket:~$ sudo apt-get autoclean [sudo] password for rustybucket: Reading package ...
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ImportError: No module named dbus

I need help urgently :( I was trying to update my Python and messed up my whole system. I am currently now able to start my software centre. I tried Googling multiple fixes but nothing helped. My ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Youtube app not working

I installed the youtube app (unity-webapps-youtube) from ubuntu software center. But it tells me it cannot play any videos because of a missing flash player. Flash plays fine in either Firefox or ...
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software center wont open due to killall gnome-software

I just downloaded Ubuntu 16.04 and went to the software center to install Audacity. I checked in the progress tab to see the progress of the download and the application froze. I exited the software ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadable

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by changing the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit /usr/share/software-center/...
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Why are there only installed applications in my Ubuntu Software Center?

For some reason all I see are a very small number of applications in the Ubuntu Software Center, and all of them are already installed. I thought I could use the software center to install new ...
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How to enable 3rd party software [closed]

After I upgraded Ubuntu, I can't use my 3rd-party apps like Steam and Skype and so on. I tried to look up how I can turn it on again, but the last information I could find was for Ubuntu 12.10 and I'...
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can't install ubuntu-software on 16.04

I did a clean install of 16.04. When I opened the software center, it showed the categories, but everything inside them was empty, no software was listed, any search turned 0 results. So I decided I'...
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Ubuntu 16.04 software center install and remove buttons do not work

I've installed ubuntu 16.04 (unity) on my new computer, and for the past few hours have been trying to find someone else asking about this problem, but couldn't. the software center pretends to start ...
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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 ...
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Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04 not loading/searching apps or updates [closed]

I have a fresh install of Xubuntu 16.04. The Gnome Software Center is working very slow. When I type something to search it just shows the loading icon forever. Same issue with the Updates screen. I ...
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I can't download anything from Ubuntu Software Center

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 a few day's ago and U.S.C. (Ubuntu Software Center) worked perfect. Yesterday I couldn't download any more, the proggress tab show the number 1 and it is Enabling component ...
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In 16.04 in Unity launchpad

The ubuntu software button gives empty screen for seversal seconds and then returns to Unity. Other launch buttons work. Recently I made changes in appearance using the two Tweaks. Tried terminal ...
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How to uninstall Image Magick?

I want to remove ImageMagick from Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried sudo apt-get remove imagemagick with no joy. I've tried to click the "remove" button in the Ubuntu Software app, but that doesn't remove ...
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How to make ttf-mscorefonts-installer package download fonts, after it says it installed?

When I install "Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts" (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) from the Software Center on 14.04, it gives a positive response--but after this I get a download error. It ...
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packages installed via Software Center do not show up in menu without reboot

After installing Opera using the Software Center, its icon does not show up in the start menu. But after I reboot, it does show up in the start menu. It's really annoying that I have to keep ...
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Updating Cache Not Working

I'm trying to install software, but the Software Center (after adding the Multiverse option) sits stuck on Querying Software Sources. It never goes any further and consequently won't let me install ...
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Software Center on Ubuntu 16.04 is Constantly Loading - Unable to Use

Software Center, now just called "Software", is constantly loading and not displaying any updates or searched packages. The apt-get command is working just fine, but it seems to be stuck. Perhaps a ...
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issue while upgrading from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS?

There were several issues I faced while upgrading. While updating there were some errors that came up but it was still upgrading. After some time I had a option of Y or N, I chose N for the default ...
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No software in Ubuntu 16.04 Software Center [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 a few days ago. However, I couldn't see any software apart from the already installed software. Ubuntu Software Center just isn't showing any software.
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Whats happened to Ubuntu software

I can't seem to find any open source programs on my Ubuntu software finder nor can I view my installed or updates. I am using a 64 bit Ubuntu 16.04 I am trying to use the software center to instal a ...
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Unable to update software centre from terminal [duplicate]

Unable to update software centre via terminal and update software via centre is very slow and not able to download software from centre. Please help. vineshnair@vineshnair-Lenovo-G580:~$ sudo apt-...
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Ubuntu 16.04 software center doesn't have much apps

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 32bit. But when I opened its software store, it's not showing the apps I installed in Ubuntu 15.10 like Clementine, Gdebi package installer or synaptic package ...
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gnome-software on Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't work

After plain installation of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS gnome-software doesn't work. It has opened once with GUI, but installation of Unity Tweak Tool didn't finish. When starting again, GUI doesn't come up. ...
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can't update OS in ubuntu 16.04

I can't update the OS in the Ubuntu software center. When I click on install, it will start a progress bar and after 3-5s, the page gets reloaded. Any fix?
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add-apt-repositories isn't working

Basically the terminal freezes for a while the I manually have to ctrl+c to end the process, then I get the following ^CTraceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line ...
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Software Centre authentication on install not working

I'm attempting to install Chrome. I've downloaded the 64 bit .deb file and opened it in software centre. Upon attempting to install it asks me to authenticate. I only have 2 users on my system: root, ...
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Total newbie unable to install a programme

I have literally just installed Kubuntu to see what it is all about. I am a total newbie and have tried to install a programme called uGet. I managed to download it but don't know where to go from ...
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Unable to update in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I'm unable to run sudo apt-get update successfully for the past few days now. When running sudo apt-get update from terminal, it shows error as, W: Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/...
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How to cancel installation of Matlab while applying changes?

Out of curiosity to try Matlab I mistakenly installed the Matlab from the Ubuntu Software Center. I did not realize that it was just an upgrade for the installed program. Now it wants the directory ...
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Software Center not Opening at all Error

When I open software from menu, it says "cannot open software database. Please reinstall the software-center package. When I write software-center on terminal, such error comes: 2014-05-28 09:11:20,...
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Unable to install software using software center: package removal failed error

While dpkg -i works, I can't install software via software centre I get: Package operation failed the installation or removal of a software package failed I have tried the following: sudo dpkg --...
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Proper way to create Debian package [closed]

I'm new in Ubuntu. I'm a web dev and have created html app using electron. There are a lot of instruction how to create a deb package. So now I have built a .deb package and can install it. However ...
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Reinstall software-center in Ubuntu 16.04

I wanted to remove and reinstall the software-center package. I removed it, but now I can't reinstall. I tried these commands without success: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install software-...
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ubuntu software center crashing on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My software center crashes every time I open it. on apt-get check command it gives following output : E: The package jdk1.8.0-91 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. Shows ...
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In 16.04's GNOME Software, “Remove” fails constantly. It looks like it uninstalls, but then the software is still there. How can I fix this?

I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 and while I like the look of the new software centre, I can't seem to reliably remove unneeded software with it. The progress bar goes through, then the UI somehow resets and ...
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I have trouble installing a Flash Player on Ubuntu 16.04

I tried following this tutorial but I got stuck at Step 1e https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Chromium/Getting-Partner-Flash The Ubuntu Software Centre I am using doesn't have a progress icon. I couldn't find ...
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PlayOnLinux doesn't show as installed in Software Center

I installed PlayOnLinux from the deb package of their official website, but I can't find it in Ubuntu Software after I have installed it
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How to restore ubuntu softwares ( including built in)?

I had run a command : sudo apt-get remove wine* . Then, all of my Ubuntu softwares had been deleted. Including Terminal, Libreoffice and other built-in sofwares. Now what should I do to restore ...
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16.04 - Gnome Software will not open. Flashes icon in launcher and then closes

I performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. When first installed I had ubuntu-software as my software center and when opening the application the Software Center icon would display in the launcher ...
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Could not connect to 10.111.0.1:8080 (10.111.0.1), connection timed out

Installing artha using command: sudo apt-get install artha I am trying to install a dictionary but I always get the error on the picture attached. when I use the Ubuntu software center I get an ...
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Break Reminder for Ubuntu?

What is the best software for Ubuntu to remind us to take a break for our eyes (like EyeLeo in Windows).