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Can't open Ubuntu Software Center except from the terminal

I can run the Ubuntu Software Center only with sudo software-center in the terminal. When I click on the desktop icon, Ubuntu Software Center opens, and is frozen and shows a dimmed screen, and I ...
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Please help me with Wine and other software installation

I cannot install wine on my computer and many other softwares. I have tried synaptic, terminal, and software center. I installed dependcies individually and still get this error though terminal ...
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Software Center Crash 13.04

I'm having problems with the Ubuntu Software Center, when I try to open it, after two seconds it closes. I've tried reinstalling it but I keep getting this when I try sudo apt-get update: W: Failed ...
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How to install .run files? [duplicate]

How can I install .run files? When I open them with the software center, I always get the message that the file couldn't be opened.
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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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I keep getting prompted to create an Ubuntu Software Center account?

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 and every so often, I get prompted to create an Ubuntu Software Center account. The thing is, I already have one. And when I log it in, the prompt will go away but it will pop back ...
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Why can't I install application in software-center?

The main problem is that I can't install Steam basically, but I tried with other applications too and none of those applications will install. I run software center via terminal and this is the log ...
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Why does Steam cost $ 0.00?

When I try to buy it, the Software Centre just redirects me to the "Ubuntu Software Centre Terms of Service". What should I do? OS: Xubuntu 12.04 LTS (TR Language and Time Zone)
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How to publish a game that requires native libraries on the Ubuntu Sofware Center

Very recently I published a proprietary game on the Ubuntu Software Center. I uploaded a Debian package containing the binary files. Since the game is written in Java I used 'any' architecture in the ...
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Using Ubuntu Software Center seems to force my laptop to a black screen then reopens login screen

First of all I am new to the world of Ubuntu, it is pretty much my first time using it, ever. The system seems to be running very stable, but I have run across one weird problem that I'm not quite ...
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How to take ownership over an existing Ubuntu Software Center app?

My name is Michael Tunnell and I am one of the project members of the download manager, uGet. uGet has been out of date in Ubuntu for over a YEAR and we are trying to fix that. (You can verify my ...
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Where is the Software Sources Window?

I am running Ubuntu 13, and would like to configure my updates and sources of software. Every piece of documentation I see indicates that to do this I use a "Software Sources" window that is supposed ...
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Can write review on Ubuntu software center, for ClamTK

For some reason I cant write a review for ClamTK, it tells me "The origin of the application cannot be detected. Entering a review is not possible" However I do have it installed and have the ...
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E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bitdefender.list (dist) E: The list of sources could not be read [duplicate]

I'm getting the message E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bitdefender.list (dist) E: The list of sources could not be readwhen I try to open software centre through terminal ...
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can not open software center

abdul@abdul-Inspiron-3521:~$ software-center 2013-06-02 21:53:50,082 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-06-02 21:53:50,088 - softwarecenter.db.database - INFO - open() ...
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Unable to install DIA on Ubuntu 13.04

I tried to install DIA from the Software Center and from the Terminal (dia and dia-gnome), but it didn't seem to work. I couldn't find DIA in the Application Menu and I also couldn't find it by ...
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Since June 1st, I cannot update ubuntu 11.04 or install anything for the Software Center [duplicate]

I would like to ask if the software center files regarding Natty Narwhal has been taken offline permanently since June this year? Practically this means, I cannot install new software from the ...
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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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The Software Center will open but will not respond

I am using 12.04 and have only recently started using Ubuntu. I am very confused and would appreciate the help. Thank you.
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How to post reviews on apps.ubuntu.com?

I cannot seem to figure out where's the option to log in or something on apps.ubuntu.com in order to be able to add a review to a program. How do I post reviews using this web-interface?
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The installation or removal of a software package failed [duplicate]

I recently updated to ubuntu 13.04, after installing some random program from the software-center I get the "Package operation failed"- "The installation or removal of a software package failed." and ...
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How to install Warsow?

I'm trying to install some Linux-based games and I came across Warsow. Downloading it from the USC didn't work because there was no such package (?). On the website of Warsow I found a guide on how ...
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chef server version for ubuntu 12.04, 32 bit

Where can i get chef-server version for ubuntu 12.04, 32 bit. this link provided does not have it for 32 bit os, http://www.opscode.com/chef/install/ plz help
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How to update my Ubuntu Software Center App

Ok so I programmed an app (GibberEng) and submitted it to the app store and it got published and all that. How do I make an update to that app. So that all the 80 people who have downloaded it receive ...
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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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Downloading ubuntu 12.04 LTS on MacBook Pro OSX

I am trying to download Ubuntu on my computer, but whenever I operate the ubuntu it says the following disk images couldn't be opened. My question is do I need some kind of application to operate ...
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Why am I getting these errors after running sudo apt-get -f install?

sudarshan@sudarshan-DL-H61MXP:~$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... Done The following ...
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When will developer.ubuntu.com review apps again?

I submitted my first app into Ubuntu Software Center, but I get this error: What does that error mean? Will my game get reviewed, or do I need to do something more? EDIT: Does anyone know when the ...
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Why OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I was wondering, why is it that OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu.Even if Ubuntu choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice, that does not mean that OpenOffice should be removed or not available as an ...
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Installing Software not in Ubuntu Software Center

I find installing software from the software center straightforward and easy. However, I find it very confusing (actually impossible to install other software). Could you generate (for absolute ...
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Ubuntu Automatically Logs out as the Software Center is opened

I have a really weird problem ... Once I open the software center, my machine (using ubuntu 13.04) logs out after ~ 8 sec ... But if I minimized the software center, nothing happens ... After I ...
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Error launching Software Management and Updating [duplicate]

am running Ubuntu 12.04, tried installing VirtualBox but ran into the following error. E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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“wakeup” doesn't work

Everytime I hit "apply" it says "Unable to set all alarms. Check time preferences" Whats this? Can someone help fix this? Or if any other alarm clock app exists which wakes the laptop from sleep ...
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Why am I getting BADSIG error 13.04 / untrusted packages error in software manager

I am trying to update using sudo apt-get update. receiving BADSIG error. Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg [933 B] Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com raring Release.gpg ...
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How can I run a software package I installed called 'openscam'?

I installed a software called 'openscam' but I cannot find its launcher. It's installer is a .deb file, after I clicked in it, Ubuntu Software Center installed the software, and finished it, but I ...
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Software Updater showing updates for removed applications

Recently, Software Updater (13.04) showed updates for Adobe Reader. Because I didn't need the application anymore, I didn't download the updates and uninstalled it (through Ubuntu Software Center). ...
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How can I report a suspected copyright or trademark infringement in a repo-hosted application?

The problem: The application Stroget looks and behaves exactly like Minitube. Flavio (the creator of Minitube) and I suspect that someone took his work and used it without Flavio's permission. The ...
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Intellij Idea community edition commercial?

I want to install intellij idea. the free edition which is also the community edition. but when i open the software manager and search for it the install button says "buy"? Why do i have to pay for ...
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Ubuntu One OpenID Failure

Failure to login to one.ubuntu.com as well as Ubuntu Software Center from the desktop. Attempting to login to one.ubuntu.com results in the following error: "Authentication failed: OpenID ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 Bumped Gnome 3.8 - Software Center Crashing [closed]

Running Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 and bumped Gnome to 3.8 following the method given here: How To Upgrade to GNOME 3.8 in Ubuntu 13.04 Now every time I try to run the Ubuntu Software Center app, it ...
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Software Center crash, sources.list error 13.04

I'm having a problem with Software Center since I tried to add Spotify repositories to sources.list. It doesn't open at all. I tried reinstalling Software Center, but it sends this error: E:Type ...
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How to install Synaptic package manager that I have already downloaded the package using Windows?

I have downloaded the synaptic package manager using Windows7. I only just installed Ubuntu recently. I heard that Synaptic can help me in installing software since using the terminal is very ...
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Can you install softwares on a wubi-installed ubuntu? 12.04 LTS

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Wubi so I can choose to boot from Windows or Ubuntu with some simple key presses. But when I tried to download Google Chrome for Linux (on the official website it ...
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Got “Package operation failed” error while installing postgresql using ubuntu software center

I am trying to install JDownloader. But, while installing it using sudo apt-get install jdownloader, I got some error. Like this: j@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install jdownloader Reading package lists... ...
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wifi doesn't work in software center

i have a public wifi network which has wep security. it requires a key (7a5c3a4e28) to establish connection and a username and password when i open a browser to surf. but in software center there is ...
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Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 13.04 crashes when opened

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome 3.8.1.When I try to open Ubuntu Software center, it simply crashes. Somebody please help me out. Thank you.
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The search in Ubuntu Software Center disappears

The image is here: I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit in vmware 9. The menu Edit > Search doesn't work. I tried to run in terminal "software-center", but only get a lot of failure message. I didn't ...
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Issues opening everything

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. I had issues opening Skype. I looked at a few tutorials that I found from Google searches to no avail. I figured it may just be an issue and went to try and update ...
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Not able to install VLC Player or Audacity Ubuntu Software Center

When I try to install Audacity through Ubuntu Software Center, the screen initially shows: Available from the "universe" source Then, I click on Use This Source button on the right, and it asks for ...
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Broke my software center cache

Software center won't start unless I run it as root. Running it as root, there was a message about the cache being unwritable. My .cache folder is on a separate drive and symlinked to my home ...