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Package Dependencies cannot be resolved!! Please Help! [duplicate]

When I try to download something, in this case it was Wine, from the Ubuntu Software Center, I get this... wine1.4: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) but 1.16.1.2ubuntu7.1 will be installed ...
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upload freeware program to ubuntu software center

I am trying to upload a freeware program in ubuntu software center but it says that only paid programms can be uploaded. Why? How do i upload a freeware program.
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Can't remove a package - not installed so not removed

I'm trying to update my version of Catfish search, which is currently 0.6.4 and I'm trying to get 0.7. I installed 0.7 and it said it was installed in software centre, but when I click the shortcut, I ...
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ubuntu software center install button disbled in ubuntu 13.04

I just upgraded the ubuntu 13.04 to from 12.10 using following commaands sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade the upgrade process is completed successfully but in software center for every ...
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OpenOffice on Ubuntu Software Center

Why OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu Software Center? If Ubuntu choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice, that does not mean that OpenOffice should be removed or not available as an option. Isn't ...
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Cannot Install Wine Windows platform loader both from Terminal and software Center

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC. I want to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, so I tried to install WINE. I tried to install from the Terminal and from the Software Center. Both times, ...
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How long does it take for a proprietary software to get reviewed to Ubuntu

My application is just a .py file that has a GUI. I tarred it and uploaded it to Myapps under proprietary license ($0.0) as I have no idea about packaging. The source code is available at Github. It ...
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Software Center missing apps?

I have recently made the switch from windows to Linux, and am still trying to learn my way around this beautiful OS. Because I am new, I have not been able to familiarize myself with the awesome ...
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Lubuntu won't load

I am using Lubuntu 13.04 because my computer will not run the latest version of openSUSE. It worked fine at the start, but the first time I shut down the computer and turn it on again, Firefox crashes ...
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failed to download package files check internet connection [duplicate]

i recently installed ubuntu 12.04 by wubi installer.By giving right details of proxy in firefox i am able to access internet but when i try to download something ,ubuntu gives the error "failed to ...
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Software center problems after upgrade to 13.04

When I try to start software-center I get this: 2013-07-28 17:05:22,922 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-07-28 17:05:26,357 - softwarecenter.backend.reviews - ...
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What should I upload for submitting a proprietary app to USC?

I have an app ready to be submitted to Ubuntu Software Center. It is open-source and the source code is in Github. But I want to submit it under proprietary license ($0.0 however) as I would not have ...
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“Install” button is disabled in Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) Software Center

Until recently, I was able to download and install applications directly from the Software Center but now since the past few days, the "Install" button is disabled at all times when I try and get an ...
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Only seeing the current computer listed in the Sync Between Computers section in Software Center

I have enabled Sync Between Computers using the same Ubuntu account on three different computers. When I open Sync Between Computers in Software Center I only see the current computer. I used to be ...
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Repair package catalogue in ubuntu 12.04 due to Pidgin facebook chat Plugin

I tried to install facebook chat plugins for Pidgin, and the package was broken. So, now I can't install or remove any package. The software center is showing Repair package catalog dialogue. I tried ...
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Error when trying to start ubuntu software center

Hello my problem is i tried to install Google chrome from this site https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/?&brand=CHMA&utm_campaign=en&utm_source=en-ha-na-us-bk&utm_medium=ha ...
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Qr Code Generator for Pdf file

Can A pdf file which contains icons, links, and text be used to generate QR code ? If yes, do we have any software in Ubuntu 12.04 repository, or are there any online solution for this problem ? As ...
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Software minetest problem [duplicate]

All the software in the center are on their older virsions and the update software doesn't detect the programmer. I want to play minetest 0.4.6 but the one in the software scenter is 0.3.1 if i try ...
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launching apps that aren't showing up in the app finder (Xubuntu on VM)

I've been playing around with running different distros of Linux in VirtualBox on my iMac (OS 10.7.3). This is the first time I've used Linux so I basically don't know what I'm doing, and am learning ...
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Unable to Open Software center nor Update Manager on 12.04 [duplicate]

When I try to install software I get this: E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution). I keep being told to enter apt-get -f install but when I do I ...
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I can't open Ubuntu Software Centre [duplicate]

When I try open the Software Centre from a terminal, this is the reply: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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error in running IP messanger: [duplicate]

I am getting the error message after installation of IP msgnger on ubuntu-13.04: FileName:ipmsg.c Function:create_lock_file Line:157 Can not setup lock file:/tmp/g2ipmsg.lock errno : -11 (Resource ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Wont Open 13.04

Hi. I am brand new to this operating system but not afraid to get my hand a bit dirty to find the solution. I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 amd 64 bit today and installed via a flash drive. Everything ...
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Ubuntu software center not on 13.10 [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 13.10, and have an issue with the Ubuntu Software Center, namely, it refuses to open. I have tried updating it and reinstalling it via terminal, however it still won't work. Also, ...
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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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How to install steam through Ubuntu Software Center without logging into Ubuntu One

I'm on 13.04 and I can't see any option to install steam directly through Ubuntu Software Center without logging in with Ubuntu One account. How can I access Ubuntu Software Center and install steam ...
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Some index files failed to download [duplicate]

When I ran sudo apt-get update then I found some error. The Error is like below: W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.04 _Raring Ringtail_ - Release amd64 ...
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simple wine issue [duplicate]

I have a wine issue. I am trying to install wine with 'ubuntu software center' but it wont let me. I recieve this pop-up and do not know what it means. please help. Package dependencies cannot be ...
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Already purchased software missing in the software centre [closed]

I wanted to install some stuff that should be available for Ubuntu 13.04, but when I click on an item I can either find manually or search through USC, it sometimes tells me it is not available in the ...
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software center stops working

currently I'm updating my Ubuntu 13 with software center but it stopped working. There are no error messages but is clear to me it is not progressing. Is there any way to fix this? Iǘe never had ...
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Why do I have to sign into Ubunto One in order to install Steam?

The first time I installed Steam for Ubuntu was during the beta phase, and I can't remember I had to do anything special. A few months later, I'm now on a fresh install of Ubuntu (13.04) and want to ...
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Unable to open software-center in ubuntu 13.04

When I click on Ubuntu Software Center it does nothing. Would you please help to get it working? Also I tried update & upgrade, but no use. I tried it via terminal using software-center then it ...
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Clean uninstall of virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper

Since I do not use them at this time I tried to uninstall virtualenv and virtualenvwrapper via the Ubuntu Software Center. Now whenever I open a console I get the following error message: Traceback ...
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Can't get any programs

somehow I've lost my icon for starting the Ubuntu software Center and cannot install any programs or remove any programs. Can you advise as to how to get one installed again? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Accessing Previous Purchases

I purchased Steel Storm Burning Retribution back in 2011. Now that I have a new laptop with 13.04 I logged in to the software Center to re-install it, but the Previous Purchases screen comes up ...
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Cant Install anything on Ubuntu 12.04 after power failure [duplicate]

I was installing Google Earth from a package, and my power went out in mid-way. When I power on my computer a pop up comes saying system problem detected. Now I cannot install ANYTHING, no updates, ...
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Can I prevent/restrict standard users from installing/uninstalling software?

Can i prevent/restrict standard user from installing/uninstalling software in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop?
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Ubuntu software centre force quits and computer freezes.

I recently tried to install Skype on a new install of Ubuntu 12.04. Now my computer freezes often and I cannot open or install anything on Ubuntu Software Center without it force closing on me. Here ...
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Cheese isn't working from the Software Centre

I've been trying to use Cheese, but the current version from the Ubuntu Software Centre doesn't seem to work at all. It just opens and then closes. I downloaded the latest stable version from the ...
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How do you find the Ubuntu Software Center in the File System [duplicate]

I'm trying to download a apt file of Adobe Flash Plater for other browsers but I can't seem to find the Software Center. There is no application already checked off for downloading it. Does anyone ...
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Installing IDLE (using Python 3.3.2) in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install the text editor IDLE using Python 3.3.2 in Ubuntu 12.04, but from the Ubuntu Software Centre I have been told that there is no package called idle-python 3.3 from current ...
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Where does Ubuntu Software Center install mscorefonts on Xubuntu? Where does it install anything?

I have installed mscorefonts from Ubuntu Software Center. But I can't find them neither: in /etc/fonts/ nor in /usr/local/ nor in /usr/local/share/fonts/. Also I can't find any info about ...
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Can't download packages in Ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

Somebody help me. I have been going crazy for two days since I formatted my PC and reinstalled the only version of Ubuntu that I had on CD (10.04). I can't install any packages from the Ubuntu ...
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Unable to install or update anything in 12.04

recently I ran into a problem which seemed pretty similar to that described in this post: How do I deal with "unauthenticated sources" errors in the Software Center? I was receiving this ...
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Stuck on “waiting for apt-get to exit” in Software Centre [duplicate]

I'm trying to download something, and it's stuck on "waiting for apt-get to exit". Also, when I'm trying to use the terminal it says "unable to lock the administration directory" after I type in a ...
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Ubuntu software center remove configuration files

Synaptic has options to remove the configuration files during uninstall, and I thought this was because the back-end apt-get has this as a parameter. How do I access this feature from the Ubuntu ...
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Software Center not opening (whitescreen)

I tried to open software center to download Adobe (I recently downloaded ubuntu) but its just a white screen... I tried launching it from Terminal using the code software-center and got back ...
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Software Center shows none of my purchases

On both my Chrubuntu Acer C7 laptop, and on my desktop box, this week, the Software Center shows a blank screen when I select "Reinstall previous purchases." In other words, it says that I have no ...
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Possible to download packaged deb file before final publishing on myapps portal?

first of all sorry if this is a stupid question (or the wrong place to ask said stupid question!), but I've looked all over for an answer and couldn't find one. I've recently submitted my game ...
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Missing Items in Software Centre

I've been setting up a couple of computers with Ubuntu, and making sure they all have a couple of packages I need. When I looked for the packages in the software centre on most of them they were ...