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Ubuntu Software Center swaps Name and Description

Where does Ubuntu Software Center get the Name and Description values for an application? For an application I am developing, it is showing the Description in the field where the name is supposed to ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development

I'm a fifteen year old who would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do ...
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ScreenCloud Update - Dependency Is Not Satisfiable

ScreenCloud offered an update yesterday, and as it didn't show up in the Update Manager (I have it set up to fetch both important and other updates), I decided to check the Ubuntu Software Center. The ...
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Is it better to install software through software center or compile it myself? [closed]

This is kind of a general question about installing stuff and remove as well. I've never compiled any software from source but I'm wondering, is it better? What are the pros and cons of each ways of ...
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How do I fix broken dependencies after aborted installation of gnome/libreoffice?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) with Libreoffice removed and Openoffice 4.1.0 installed. My package system is broken and I can't install or un-install anything until I've fixed the problem. I've ...
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software center not working neither ubuntu is updating

i just installed ubuntu 13.10 both on my pc as well as on my laptop. on my pc the os is workig properly but on my laptop it's hard to understand what is going wrong.The software center is not working, ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center--can't install anything

About 3 weeks ago I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been running it since then. Initially everything worked great, but about 10 days ago the Ubuntu Software Center quit working (I previously used it ...
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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 launch neither Software Center nor Update Manager or install VLC on Ubuntu 12.04LTS [duplicate]

I have just installed a new version of Chrome browser on 12.04LTS 32bit and now Software Centre and Update Manager keep crashing when I try to open them. I need to install a new VLC player and can't ...
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how to install software-center in kali linux [on hold]

root@Mr-wassim:~# apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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Unable to install new software due to dartvm?

I recently tried running this command to install the dart vm: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https # Get the Google Linux package signing key. $ sudo sh -c 'curl ...
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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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I can't find the Linux Version of Spotify in my Software center

So, I'm a total new kid to Ubuntu, and I tried to install Spotify using the steps from the Spotify preview build for Linux page. I then did all the steps and saw everything loading correctly but when ...
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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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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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Slow Repositories

I have the following problem with my two Ubuntu installations at home: installing software using apt-get or the software center takes AGES, I mean, the download speed is very slow. I have already ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 Error when attempting to uninstall Software Center [duplicate]

When using a terminal to remove Software Center I get the following errors: rick@RICK-LAPTOP:~$ sudo apt-get remove software-center [sudo] password for rick: Reading package lists... Error! E: ...
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ubuntu 14 LTS: 2 problems

I'm a newcomer to Linux. Now I'm using ubuntu 14 LTS x64. I've searched for answers on similar issues here and also in other ubuntu forums, used tricks and solutions but none of them worked. Canan ...
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Vlc - package dependencies cannot be resolved [duplicate]

I tried to install Vlc 2.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as it not available on Ubuntu Software Centre using following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mc3man/trusty-media sudo apt-get update && ...
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How do I package commercial debian packages on 14.04 (step by step instructions, with examples) [closed]

This url was provided but is not forward and simple enough for me to compile in the time i am trying to finish the project.. ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: Cannot Install Language Support (Language Selector Gnome)

I use Kubuntu 15.04. I have tried couple of times to install language selector Gnome, but it didn't work. I tried to use synaptic and Ubuntu software center. At the end of the installation process, it ...
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How can open-source programs make money? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and I am really interested in making software that can work on it and I would like to make profit from these software. How can I make money from making software for Ubuntu if the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes due to error in its Python code

I searched for that, but did not find any reference to it on this site. If you know some, please refer me to it - the issues I have seen have different symptoms. So, to the point... I had Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14 wifi not working

I have a problem with wireless connection on ubuntu 14.04. I guess I should install some drivers but still can't figure it out. Some types and responses from terminal: lspci | grep Network I get ...
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Software not available in the new Ubuntu version (15.04)

I'm a Ubuntu 14.04 user and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, but there's a software that I bought in 14.04 that is not showing anymore on Ubuntu Software Center. What to do? Thanks.
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is there any method to retrieved uninstalled apps?

Is there any method in ubuntu 14.04 to retrieve removed apps? I lost some important apps. I need an immediate help! I can't install any apps from ubuntu software center now. If anybody have some info ...
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(Xubuntu)How to 'Right Click-Delete' apps in the Applications Menu, like the uninstall feature in Unity

Right clicking reveals several options for the selected app, but I cant actually uninstall the app, instead I have to open the Software Center and manually uninstall. Is there a way to simplify this ...
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Updates error W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

For the past week or so, every time I try to update I get the following error message (despite adjusting for nearest server locations...): W:Failed to fetch ...
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My software center keeps crashing

software-center 2015-05-12 22:05:46,888 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-05-12 22:05:47,532 - softwarecenter.backend.reviews - WARNING - Could not get usefulness ...
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Ubuntu Server for Pakistan

I am from Pakistan and have installed ubuntu fresh copy and deleted the previous one. Now in the ubiquity installer I set my location to Pakistan and the server was set to .pk server of ubuntu by the ...
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Software center does not open

I have a problem with Software Center. It doesn't open and I could not install any software on my 32bit- Ubuntu. This happened after I have tried to upgrade the System.
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How to add packages installed manually to the system's package database?

I installed QT Creator by off-line installer in Ubuntu 14.04 and now i want to install Ubuntu SDK but it still lists QT Creator as software that need to be installed in the system. Ubuntu Software ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center won;t open after download of update terminated

Attempted an update of Ubuntu 14.04 but download was terminated by a broken internet connection now software center won't open. Is it possible to clean out partial download and try update again? Is ...
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Im having problems downloading from the SoftwareCenter, and also downloading new updates

Everytime i try and download an item from the USC i get this message: installArchives() failed: Extracting templates from packages: 93% Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring ...
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How to fix error: “The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.”?

What does this error message mean? E:Type '‫‪ppa:kiwixteam/ppa‬‬' is not known on line 52 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list, E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or ...
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Having Trouble Installing DeSmuME from the Software center [duplicate]

I tried installing DeSmuME on 14.04.2 LTS. But I keep getting this error: "Package dependencies cannot be resolved..." How can I fix this and install DeSmuME?
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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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Ubuntu Software Centre is stalled installing a package and I can't install anything else

I am very very new to Linux and Ubuntu having only installed it today. I was trying to install an application using Software Centre and the installation stalled and is now stuck - it has been ...
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Software Center does not open

When I try to open the Software Center, I get a message saying "Could not determine the package name." I am a new Linux user, detailed help is most appreciated!
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Why there are tons of softwares on “Synaptic Package Manager” when there are only few softwares on “Ubuntu Software Center”?

I was just searching some Softwares on Ubuntu software center and it was giving me "not found" but i could easily find and install them on synaptic.
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App published only for old Ubuntu versions

I have a (commercial) app in the software center (Robotux). Previously, whenever a new Ubuntu version was released, Canonical made the package available for it. However, this doesn't seem to be the ...
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Spectacle app alternative for Ubuntu

On Mac I have been using the Spectacle app for moving and resizing windows with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. It's very cool. What similar application can I use for Ubuntu?
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Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available

I'm trying to install flash via the software center and I get this error : "Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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Unable to turn on recommendations in Ubuntu Software Center

When I start software-center from the terminal, I get the following output: 2013-10-13 12:43:41,231 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-10-13 12:43:41,414 - ...
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Can't install anything from the terminal of software center in 15.04

A while back I installed some software (I think it was some SDK software) and it didn't work so I removed it. Ever since I have been having problems with Ubuntu. That was back in 14.10 and I was ...
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Is there a way to browse all repositories available to an ubuntu system?

Most of the time I come up with a problem, eg "how do I draw a picture in ubuntu?" and then after some googling I come up with a solution eg "get gimp installed" But what if I'm not looking for ...
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Is there a roadmap for me to follow to resolve hard-to-diagnose problems like mine ? “System program problem” after login

My system recently had some hangs that only ended after a power-off reboot. Now: reboots take a long time once I do login, several "System program problem detected" boxes pop up Both Synaptic and ...
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Software Update: This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources

When trying to install packages through the software updater on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I get following error: It's about these packages: I have selected following settings from where to install ...
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How to download GNASH SWF Player from Ubuntu Centre to Synaptic Manager?

As suggested by the Software Center, I have selected GNASH SWF Player for a plugin to view certain media on my browser, but, I do not know how to download this player from my browser to the Synaptic ...