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what to do for UBUNTU SOFTWARE CENTER and the UPDATE command? [duplicate]

this is the result i get after "SUDO APT-GET UPDATE" command E: Malformed line 56 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. what to do now?? ...
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Can I make my software go back to Google Chrome?

I want to download League of Legends on my new laptop but I bought a Chromebook without knowing League doesn't run on Google Chrome. I want to download Ubuntu so I can run windows software to download ...
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Can't install anything with software center

Every time I open Software center I get this message: New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? I ...
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Why does “ubuntu-bug” launch Ubuntu Software Center?

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 14.04. I want to report a bug with the filesystem messing up when I wake it from sleep with a USB flash drive in it. I try to run the "ubuntu-bug" program to file ...
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Error 404 when trying to install the package linux-image-extra

I am trying to install the package below on ubuntu/trusty64 apt-get install -y linux-image-extra-`uname -r` and getting the following error Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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Software Center Shows “Minus” Sign for Source Code…potential concern?

I realize there has been a previous post concerning this issue. I am not clear as to what needs to be done about it. If necessary, how do I go about removing the incomplete source code in the most ...
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Ubuntu Software Center will not open

When I attempt to open the Ubuntu Software center via terminal the following shows: $ software-center 2015-03-03 13:07:01,990 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-03-03 ...
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software and updates in system settings not working

Recently, I noticed a red circle with a minus sign on system panel beside the network manager. When I click on it displays the following: A problem occurred when checking for the updates. (greyed ...
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Cannot open the update manager or software centre in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I get the following message: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error ...
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User Permission - Only installing from Ubuntu Software Centre

My father in law's 14 month old Dell Computer's hard drive just crapped out, I replaced it with a new hard drive and since Dell won't send him a product key for the windows 8 that he purchased them I ...
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Failed to download repository information (FETCH ERROR) [duplicate]

I'm trying to download "Tux Paint" children draw program, my favourite, but it fails to download data because "Fetcher" is broken. If I do sudo apt-get install tuxpaint, it fails too. Check out this ...
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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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How to get the list of all installed softwares and uninstall the ones which user wants(like add/remove programs in Windows) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bits OS on my machine. Previously I was using Windows on my machine. Now in Windows, in Control Panel there is one option Add/Remove Programs which lists all the ...
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I am unable to install octave packages related to octave 3..8.2

I am trying to install octave 3.8.2 on ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) with packages for dicom and image. I was previously running Octave 3.8.1 but ran into issues installing image so that I could read dicom ...
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Ubuntu Software Center does not open - dbus error [closed]

Ubuntu Software Center does not open, I tried these instructions to fix it but they didn't work https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PackageManagerTroubleshootingProcedure When I run software-center ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Crash

I have had a problem with my ubuntu software-center for a while now. It refuses to start completely. So i have looked into all the web dungeons for answers with failed attempts in recovery. First I ...
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Ubuntu software center super-stuck

I have tried to remove software center, reinstall it, fix it and use all the recommended solutions on this forum, however I cannot remove this repeated problem with: Building dependency tree ...
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Can I review programs from PPAs in the Software Center?

After a tip from OMG!Ubuntu! I added a PPA and installed a programmes. I'm very happy with the programme and would like to review it in the Software Centre. Unfortunately, I get the message 'Failed to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't download software [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu version 11 to ver 13.04. When I try to download anything like "openvpn" a message of "Failed to fetch openvpn and 404 File not found" occurs. It also says the software cannot be ...
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Verifying the Current Version of PHPmyAdmin and Updating if Not

A question was asked on this forum concerning having the latest versions of MySQL, Apache, and PHPmyAdminn. In reviewing this question, I followed up on PHPmyAdmin to verify whether I had the latest ...
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Software-center won't install paid app

OK, so the cost of MyCraft was just .99 so I purchased it to see how the purchased apps in Software Center to work - despite trying for weeks, it won't install. It just sits there 'in progress' ...
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unable to install google chrome on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

i am new on ubuntu and was trying to install dropbox from software center it took long and mean while my computer got powered off and the i restarted my pc and went to software center it showed the ...
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Reinstallation of ubuntu causes install option to disappear

I reinstall ubuntu on my machine which causes removal of install option in software center. There are tons of answers available regarding this, I have tried most of them but unable to solve my issue. ...
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UBUNTU software is not loading [duplicate]

I am using UBUNTU 14.04. When I am opening the ubuntu software it closes immediately without loading and the following error message is shown to me. Please suggest what should I do to open the ...
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Software center crashes on Ubuntu 14.04

After I run the software center in terminal it says: bizara@BlackHole2:~$ software-center 2015-02-24 19:27:53,480 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-24 19:27:54,828 ...
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Apt-get update comes up with "Sources list couldn't be read [duplicate]

I tried to update the packages through the terminal and I get this error every time, david@david-Satellite-C55-B:~$ apt-get update E: Type ' Now the Software center doesn't work and I have a warning ...
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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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The Software Center won't start anymore, how to fix it?

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 for last 2 months. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have to ...
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Error message + Ubuntu Software Center down

I'm new to Ubuntu, and despite all what I could read, I cannot find, or I'm just unable, to fix my problem. In the upper right corner of the screen I have a "stop" sign, that says: An error ...
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Installing software center ubuntu

Okay so I recently had some problems with ubuntu software centre where if I opened it from the dashboard it would open up, but only display a white screen. Nothing happened, so if I then clicked the ...
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Installing Braid

Some time ago I bought the game Braid from the Ubuntu Software Center, but in Ubuntu 14.10 I has been removed and I cannot install it anymore. It is still listed in the Ubuntu Apps Directory, but only ...
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Software Center not functioning, not installable, and not removable, with a persistent live USB in 14.04

I'm using a persistent live USB to run 14.04. I used Ubuntu Software Center a few times to download software, but suddenly it stopped working. The logo is still there, but when I click on it the ...
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Ethernet network is not working except for skype

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. It was working smoothly. I installed all additional software I needed. Now I am having trouble with my internet connection. My Ethernet link isn't working. I thought, the ...
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How to solve the error: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

wazir@wazir:~$ sudo software-properties-gtk [sudo] password for wazir: (process:15506): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. Using the fallback 'C' locale. Cannot set locale: ...
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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 ...
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Muon Software Center does not open

Trying to run Muon Software Center and I see the icon of loading but after 10-20 seconds nothing happens and it closes even not opened. What reasons maybe for this and how I can solve it?
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How do I deal with “unauthenticated sources” errors in the Software Center?

Any install that I'm trying through the Software Center is telling me: Requires installation of untrusted packages: The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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Error when I try to install package: New software can't be installed because there is a with the software currently installed

I'm trying to install google chrome (and other packages) but i keep getting this error in the software centre. I've tried the solution in this thread but even that is not working. The error that I get ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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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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can't repair software center

it starts when I install libjpeg62 i386 by mistake on 64x machine so I try to fix this problem with: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get install -f but it does not work: $ sudo apt-get install -f ...
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Text in Ubuntu Software Center is unreadable

When I do a search in the software center this is what the results look like. I can only see the text if I select one of them. I tried changing themes but that didn't fix it.
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tried installing skype , error on line 57 in /etc/apt/sources.list. edited file now cant open software center or install skype

I deleted line 57 which was caused the problem but put it back in and the software center opens then closes straight away and i still havent installed skype. any help with the software center and ...
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Information and updates [closed]

I would like to know what are the first steps for a new user of ubuntu. What is most useful for an inexperienced user of Linux, mainly one that arrived from Windows. Is it important to use the ...
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Require Accounting software

Hi Iam in search for a opensource Accounting software like Tally please do guide me regarding the same. This is for a Small Company
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problem with software center 12.04

I have been using 12.04 in dell vostro since a year. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have ...
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Cannot install anything in ubuntu 12.10 64bits [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits in my computer. I tried to download several applications from the software center and from the terminal. But was unable to download anything. From the ...
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Is the software center safe? [duplicate]

Is there anyway someone could get some sort of malware onto the Ubuntu Software Center? Or is it all checked thoroughly before being added to the official repositories?
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Ubuntu Software Center additional software plug-ins, official or third-party?

When getting software from the Ubuntu Software Center I often see that it says "Optional add-ons", like for instance here for rkhunter these are the Optional Add-ons it displays: Are these optional ...
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...