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Why Does Ubuntu Require us to Register an Account on Ubuntu website to be able to install a Snap Package?

Today I wanted to install a Snap Package on Ubuntu Xenial, but it prompted me to register an account on Ubuntu Single Sign-On. Why does Ubuntu ask us for such a thing? Installing a Snap Package: ...
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Can't start Software Center or Software Updater in Ubuntu 15.10

Several days ago, I started seeing a red circle with a white line stating : "The was a problem when checking for the updates" When I select "Show Updates" in that menu, I see the following in the ...
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How to install Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 16.04

I do not like the new GNOME software center. I cannot find some old programs I had on Ubuntu 14.04. (Like OpenJDK Java 8 Runtime) Is there a way that I can install the old Ubuntu Software Center on ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadble

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by chaning the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit ...
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Software Centre?

I just now installed Ubuntu 16.04. I know that there is supposed to be a new software centre, but I'm still getting the old one? I've tried running they software updater but it says I'm up to date. ...
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update on 16.04 problems [duplicate]

I really haven't looked to see if this has been addressed. When 16.04 come down, like everyone else, I was excited to see 16.04 but after I got it down, I started seeing problems like it not ...
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Restaurar compras de Ubuntu Store

Quisiera saber si se pueden recuperar las compras en Ubuntu 16.04 con el cambio del centro de software. Hace tiempo compre los iconos numix square y me gustaría recuperarlos. Gracias Trans I ...
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I couldn't find some softwares after installation on unity search

I installed VirtualBox via Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 16.04 but I couldn't find it in search. So I search it through disk and I find it. My question is why this happened and how to fix it. I ...
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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).
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i just had Ubuntu 16.4 installed / but software center will not load

I just had Ubuntu 16 put on my computer and the software center worked yesterday but today it will not, whats up ? and now i can not uninstall anything either can some one please tell me what to do ...
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Will we be able to install, update and remove snap packages in the Ubuntu Softwares?

The only way I know to install, remove and update snap packages is to input commands in the terminal, will I be able to do it in Ubuntu Softwares or some other GUI way? If we can do that, how do we ...
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I can't seem to update ubuntu, software updater is blank

Hi I appreciate any help with this: Ubuntu Software Updater is blank when opened. It also won't update through ubuntu updates in the Ubuntu software application. Could use the terminal but then ...
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ubuntu software center not opening via terminal [duplicate]

I am encountering this problem , File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 140 print time.time() ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax whenever i try to open software center via terminal. ...
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16.04 New Software Center (“Ubuntu Software”) very slow or it simply doesn't work

The new Software Center in 16.04 (Ubuntu Software, or whatever it is called) just hangs when I search for an app. Not much else to say. Any ideas? (I installed the old Ubuntu SOftware Center, and it ...
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Some softwares not opening/responding

i am using 14.04 LTS version of ubuntu. I had recently installed code::blocks from the software center and was working on it. But now,i am unable to open the file. even after i click, it doesnt ...
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Mint Software Manger in Xubuntu 16.04

I was much more enjoyed with software manager included in Mint Linux. Can I install it in ubuntu 16.04 instead of "native" manager?
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Install package

I got message like: E: The package libgtksourceview2.0-0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix it?
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Any way to see "Optional add-ons' list of a software in new Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

In older version of Ubuntu software center I can see the Optional add-ons list below of software description. Like the picture (indicated by circle).. But in new version of Ubuntu Software center ...
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Why does Ubuntu Software Center not show every package available?

The Software Center in Ubuntu 16.04 (Gnome Software) shows only part of the packages available. While e.g. apt list qtcreator correctly lists the corresponding package a search in Software Center ...
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How to make software available ONLY in Ubuntu Software Center install using Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04?

Sorry for such a mile-long question. I used to install software using USC in past versions. But in 16.04, GSC doesn't have all the software available in USC or in here: https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/ . ...
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How do I find technical packages in 16.04 besides command line?

I just upgraded to 16.04. I'm installing all of the software I use. Some things that I use were previously in the software center but now cannot be found. For example, texlive packages (for latex), ...
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“Dependency is not satisfiable:lsb core (>=3.0)” while downloading Hamachi

Hello I'm using Ubuntu MATE 16.04. I have a problem. I want to play Minecraft with my friends on our server. I own the server. We will connect by using hamachi. I downloaded Haguichi but it needs ...
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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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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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Potential solution to Bug #1573052 (Gnome-software crash due to broken dependency link)

I cannot open gnome-software. Here is the error message: $ gnome-software (gnome-software:3824): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/libgs_plugin_xdg_app_reviews.so: ...
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VLC wont install from Software Center in 16.04 - can't install from terminal

I recently dual booted a laptop with the recently released 16.04. I first attempted to install VLC media player from the Software Center, and like many others I'm unable to do that (or any third party ...
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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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cannot install anything from the software center (untrusted packages)

I am very new to Ubuntu and am pretty much using it as a refuge from Windows 10. This being said I really have no prior knowledge in Ubuntu or anything computer related. I've had this problem for a ...
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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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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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Ubuntu boots to command line after kernel error

I was attempting to install Windows 7 in Virtual Box with Ubuntu 14.04 as the host OS. While so doing, a kernel error message came up. Suddenly, the terminal and software center were gone. I managed ...
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How to completely uninstall MATLAB?

Recently, I installed MATLAB from the Ubuntu Software and uninstalled afterwards. However, when I do a software update via Software Updater, it shows me the following and disallow me to continue the ...
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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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The Updated Ubuntu Software Center Doesn't Work 16.04

I have just updated my Ubuntu to 16.04. Everything is perfect as expected. The only thing is, the updated Ubuntu Software Center doesn't function. What can I do?
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not showing apps in software center [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and installed 16.04 LTS but in software center all application is not showing only showing those software which is already install to my system
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Adding Repositories option is not available in Software Center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

There is a difference between Software Centers of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS. Software Center of 14.04 LTS is more convenient than 16.04 LTS as users can add third party software repository ...
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Differences between Upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and a full new installation of 16.04

I upgraded an Ubuntu Studio 15.10 to a 16.04 and it works so fine, with a lot of "old" software I often used and still use. I formatted another PC (same hardware) and I installed Ubuntu Studio 16.04 ...
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Is there an “unofficial” software center with all the PPAs?

Many questions are answered simply with add this repository and install. I understand that Ubuntu developers cannot quickly verify all packages and make them available in official repositories. But ...
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Gnome Software keyboard weirdness

In the new Gnome Software in 16.04, the keyboard is weird - whenever I type in the search bar, keys get pressed twice: I've tried disabling "Key presses repeat when key is held down" in Control ...
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Can't change my package manager on new install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to change my operating system back to Ubuntu after using Elementary OS for a time. I am currently using it on a USB drive to test it. I tried to install some programs that I have come to ...
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Don't have the new 'Software' Store in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I finished installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS just now but I can't see the new 'Software' Store in it, I still have that old 'Ubuntu Software' Store. How am I supposed to fix this?
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software center is missing from launcher

When I first installed Ubuntu, Software Center is missing from launcher and it also disappears from searching. Because, I'm usually a Windows user, I found it on the Internet but then I couldn't ...
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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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APT way to get Adobe Flash Player latest version for Linux not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and I am trying to get the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Linux (which apparently is 11.2), I am selecting the option for APT for Ubuntu 10.04+ here: But when I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cannot uninstall 3rd party via GNOME-Softare [closed]

So I know there's a bunch of post about installing 3rd party software via GNOME-Software (aka "Ubuntu Softare") but it looks like that may have been resolved with an update. HOWEVER, now that I've ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...
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16.04 Cannot install anything from Ubuntu Software center

Whenever I double click a deb file, it'd be opened in software center. However, when I click "install" button, it'd change to "installing" for a second but then turn back to "install" and nothing ...
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HADOOP and SQOOP working with a weird error

hdp@ubuntu:~$ $HADOOP_HOME/bin/hadoop version bash: $/home/hdp/hadoop-2.6.4/bin/hadoop: No such file or directory hdp@ubuntu:~$ sqoop version /usr/lib/sqoop//bin/sqoop: line 79: dirname: command not ...
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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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Ubuntu software-center not loading

I have tried loading up the software center in order to install some packages but it doesnt seem to open. I tried entering the following command in terminal: software-center and get the following ...