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Remove metadata from Libreoffice Writer Documents

Is there any official program in Ubuntu Software Center or some Official Tool that can remove metadata from documents (Generally LibreOffice Writer, PDF and if it's possible Images)?
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Unmet dependencies while installing fbreader

I was installing fbreader in Ubuntu 12.04, but it showed that some packages are broken and have unmet dependencies, so fbreader wasn't installed. Moreover, software center started to show repair ...
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Extract zipx format in ubuntu

I compressed my folder using Windows7 and it compressed to zipx format. How can I extract it in ubuntu 12.04 because it encountered error while extracting. When I google for it I came across this ...
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dpkg: warning: 'tar' not found in PATH or not executable

I have installed my programs by "synaptic" previously, but now it shows errors and doesn't install any programs, for example, I want to install xserver-xorg-dev but synaptic shows below errors: dpkg: ...
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How to cancel installation of Matlab while applying changes?

Out of curiosity to try Matlab I mistakenly installed the Matlab from the Ubuntu Software Center. I did not realize that it was just an upgrade for the installed program. Now it wants the directory ...
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How to add dependency after submitting a proprietary app to USC?

I submitted my app "Brightness Controller" under proprietary license and it has been published. It contains an executable .py file. But the app depends on python-wxgtk2.8 I wrote it in the comments ...
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Error from software center: dependency is not satisfiable

When I click on .deb file for installation , and software center is opened and giving the error dependency is not satisfiable : hal
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how do I download and install from the web to a Windows XP system [duplicate]

I have spent hours downloading Ubuntu and "installing", I don't know what! Could you kindly suggest a web site and choices (if this is possible).
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No Permissions for software center

I jsut installed Ubuntu 13.04 (coming from 11.04) today. And i can't use the software center from the Dash. When i start it from the dash, it always says that i don't have enough permissions to ...
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Ubuntu Software Center application extension

I want to make an application for Ubuntu Software Center. So I wanted to know the type of files that can be packaged into the bundle. Also wanted to know what languages are the applications published ...
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What is the process for reporting an app with a stolen icon? [closed]

Today I found an application in the Ubuntu Software Center called EasyAdmin. This application uses the iOS settings icon. How do I report this?
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software center got stuck/not responding

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 13.04. After installation I ran few programs one by one to see that if everything worked fine. At that time the Software Center ran and it listed some software in ...
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why does Ubuntu software have so many dependencies (.deb) files and Windows and Mac doesn't?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I wanted to ask that why the setup files of software in Ubuntu have so many dependencies while Windows and Mac doesn't. I mean when I download a .deb file of software and take ...
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13.04 The Software center stopped working after update: an unhandled error occured

I've done a clean installation of ubuntu 13.04 2 weeks ago and I can't say the usual user experience that I knew for ubuntu is not there. I just did an update and restarted my machine as asked ...
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Reinstalling software-center issues

So here's the problem. I was having a problem with software-center and I thought that a nice little uninstall-reinstall might just solve the problem. After checking that it was fine, I did it. ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not responding

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software Center, it closes automatically within a few seconds. When I try to run an update from the command prompt this happens: anujsharma@anuj-sharma:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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'Install' option is missing in ubuntu software center

I am new with linux. Recently I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS (x64 bit). When trying to install software from Ubuntu Software Center, the Install button on right is missing. Also, when I am trying to ...
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How do I set Ubuntu Software Center as default to apt links? [duplicate]

I was about to install Bank-ID but got stuck with this apt-link. If I click on that link the file manager gives me the opportunity to choose a specific program to open the file. I can't find Ubuntu ...
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Installed ubuntu 10.10 on an IBM x40 but can't update! [duplicate]

I've just brought an IBM think pad x40 of ebay and I've installed ubuntu 10.10. So far so good. First things first I loaded up Terminal and typed sudo apt-get update but it would't update. So ...
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connecting to internet over proxy

We have proxy-server, I was able to set up network connection and mozilla works perfectly, it prompts for login/password and when logged-in it works, but when I try to download any software from ...
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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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I am trying to download something from the software center and it wont download giving me this error

installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package libnss3-1d:amd64. (Reading database ... dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'wbritish' missing; assuming package has no files ...
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How to know once a new application gets added into USC

Is there any way so that I can get to know once any new application gets added into Ubuntu Software Center? Do I have to join something for this?
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my app is showing twice in the software centre?

I have published an application in the software center by uploading dsc and tar.gz in an archive. In the software center it is showing twice one with my application icon and one with default icon. ...
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My free app showing 'buy'?

my app in the software centre showing 'buy' with 0.0 usd but i published it as free. I am a new ubuntu developer.What are the files that i have to upload to software centre for publishing?
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Hi i cannot download anything from the software center nor can i get my updates to install, i get this error [duplicate]

Reading package lists... Error! E: Write error - write (9: Bad file descriptor) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. david@david-Inspiron-N5110:~$
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Springseed won't run?

Installed Springseed here (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/07/springseed-note-taking-app-for-ubuntu) : Note taking app on Ubuntu 12.04 lts i386, just wont work. it pretty much installed correctly, ...
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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 ...