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How to submit commercial apps to the Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the process for getting paid apps into the Ubuntu Software Center? Why isn't there a clear description for developers on selling an app on the Ubuntu Software ...
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Software Center and cross-platform licensing of a commercial app

I currently use my own scheme for licensing where the user is emailed a license file upon purchase. The license file would allow the user to run the app on both Windows and Linux. Without the license, ...
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Can't execute Remarkable markdown editor Ubuntu 15.10 gnome

I tried to download and install Remarkable using the .deb from their website via software centre. Each time it crashes when I attempt to execute it. This is the result from terminal: ...
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Download Lingot

I found an app on the Ubuntu Software Center, and installed it. Now I see that to re-install the app I can either download from Ubuntu Universe, or via this website using Ubuntu Software Center, but ...
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Software center crashing - header?

Having an issue here with my software center crashing upon initially running. This is the error Im receiving: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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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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Xfce dark theme font colours

I have a problem with dark theme. I'm using Ubuntu Studio and Nox theme. Unfortunately I cannot see youtube like/dislike ratio because its font with this theme is almost white. This problem rarely ...
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Are the programs in Ubuntu Software Center spyware free?

In Ubuntu Software center there are different sections for programs Provided by Ubuntu Canonical Partners For purchase I know all of these are open-source; but is there any validation process ...
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It tries to make me Buy something that says it is free (14.04) [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday and i have been trying to install a program and it says "Buy" even though the price says "Free" i clicked "Buy" and it told me to enter my Credit Card info ...
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Silverlight causing Software Center to crash

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system. I installed silverlight plugin to view netflix on Chrome browser. When I tried to load Software Center, it crashed on startup. I tried again through ...
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when i click on ubuntu software center or open it via terminal it opens up for a second and then automatically gets closed

I also tried to reinstall it but its showing error Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_IN Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header ...
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ubuntu software is supported for users ubuntu yet? [duplicate]

i before heared that ubuntu software is missing from new version ubuntu,is true in new version,if is true,why this is happened? my center software doesn't work now!!!i have ubuntu 13. please help ...
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Flash Player Issue

I am having problem with flash player in Ubuntu 15.10 (Mozilla Firefox and Chromium).
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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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Reqiures installation of untrusted packages

In the first look it seems to be another duplicated question , but the difference here is that I tried several server changings but the result was the same. Trying to install a package form software ...
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Can't use the software centre

I have recently installed Ubuntu onto my laptop. I have used it in the past just running on the disk and have never had any problems with it.. I am connected to my wifi and have full access to the ...
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software center crashes - problems with google-chrome-stable

I get: (translated from German) SystemError: E: Package google-chrome-stable must be reinstalled, however, no archive can be found. New installation of software is not possible because the ...
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Why can't I install Chromium in 14.10? [closed]

When I search for Chromium in the Software Centre, I'm told it's available from the "universe" source. But when I click the "Use This Source" button, I get the error message "Failed To Download ...
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no mysql workbench in ubuntu 12.04 software center

I have already installed MySQL workbench from the Software Center on a recent installation of Ubuntu 12.10 (32 bit) with no problems. Since then, I just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS on another machine ...
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Trying to install software center and wine [duplicate]

I just put Ubuntu on my Chromebook and i am trying to install software center and wine I typed in the command sudo apt-get install (program) and at the end a user license agreement pops up ...
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Create new admin account with other account's software already installed

I have an admin account(say X) where I have installed some 50 software packages. Now I want to create another admin account(say Y) who can use all 50 software packages. Is this possible? How do I ...
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Why is the Ubuntu Software Center being replaced by GNOME Software?

In Ubuntu 16.04 the Ubuntu Software Center will be replaced with the GNOME Software app, but why is this so? Why did they make this decision? Because GNOME Software hasn't even been released stably ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 the message I get when using software center, software broken

When I try to install some software from the Ubuntu Software Center the message says Software Broken. I have been trying to get my Dell C1765 nfw printer, scanner, fax to work, so I looked in the ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 Software Center not starting

I have been using Ubuntu from time to time but not an expert. I have been looking for a fix to this problem to no avail. The Ubuntu Software Center was working fine and now suddenly it is not starting ...
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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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Unable to start an account at Ubuntu soft wear [duplicate]

the security thing that makes you type in the encrypted letter picture does not let me in no matter how many times I do it. some one should fix it. I am ready to thought his computer on the trash ...
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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 doesn't start - could not initiate dbus

Ubuntu Software Center is lost from my Ubuntu & it's not showing in launcher. When i run sudo software-center in my terminal, the output is something like this: 2016-01-29 17:46:53,262 - ...
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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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When I download the Software Center in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity on my Chrome book, I can't do anything

When I install the Software Center it shows me a window and when I click "ok" it doesn't work. What can I do? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried using sudo apt-get install software-center but it ...
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Stuck while installing WhatsApp on Ubuntu

After I bought WhatsApp application, Software center start to install it, but I get only first screen: Then nothing happens, "installing purchase..." stays forever, and installation can't be ...
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Software Center Will Not Install From Terminal

When trying to install Software Center I get the following message: ~$ sudo apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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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Software center has disappeared

I'm an absolute newby for Linux / Ubuntu. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old computer. It seemed to work fine. However today when I started the computer again the software center had ...
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Ubuntu Software Center disappeared. Reinstalling it doesn't work

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu, I have 15.10 installed but Software Center disappeared. I tried to run this in terminal: sudo apt-get install software-center But Im getting this error:
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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 center remains unrepaired

The last time I had a broken software centre, I managed to fix things through upgrading Linux to a newer version. Regrettably as I have the latest version, this is no longer possible. Yet the same ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Won't Open and E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I was having problems after I uninstalled libreoffice and installed openoffice. The Ubuntu software center will not open, no matter how many timees I try to reinstall it.
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Software-center hangs when open (does not completely open) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a question regarding software-center. When I try to open (regardless from terminal or not) it hangs with a "waiting" sign and does not proceed further. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS I tried ...
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Cannot upgrade after installation of xsane

I have been experiencing problems after installing xsane and other software. I think I've been a bit naughty and I have taken advice from unofficial sources, and now I am reaping the consequences. I ...
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How to remove Kali Linux base from Ubuntu

I have mistakenly installed Katoolin in my Ubuntu 15.10. It has done a lot of problem in my pc & then I removed it but it wasn't totally removed. Everywhere in the system has it's effect. The main ...
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How to add a local mirror to Ubuntu Software Centre on Xubuntu?

I have a functioning mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 on my LAN. Hosted on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. I connect to it from other Ubuntu servers, via http using a modified /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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How to install the new GNOME Software app on 16.04 for testing purposes?

On my system running Ubuntu 16.04 I am wanting to test the new upcoming Ubuntu Software Center called GNOME Software which is set to replace the current Ubuntu Software Center in 16.04, however only ...
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Unable to update in Ubuntu 15.10

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 ...
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New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Problem with rhythmbox & udev

I am currently running the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf (development branch) and am having problems installing and uninstalling software. would you be able to help me with this? When I open the ...
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software-properties-common not installing

I'm trying to install the java jdk on my linux machine and ended up with the need to install software-properties-common. However if I try to install it with apt-get it returns this: Reading package ...
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Ubuntu Software center messed icons

I recently made a movement from Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS to Ubuntu 15.04 and on Ubuntu 15.04 all icons or most of them are messed up, There size is also bigger.On 14.04 there was no such problem. I also ...
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Remove package repository

I must have a package repository listed that I can't reach and get the following error when I run apt-get update: Failed to fetch ...