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Is all the software from ubuntu software center working on ubuntu 14.04 64bit? [duplicate]

I want to install the 64bit version of ubuntu 14.04 on my new laptop which you can find here if you want to check its stats. My question is: Are there programs in software center which do not work ...
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AUTOIT alternate software\

Is there any equivalent software to autoIT is available for ubuntu? I cant able to upload the files using selenium webdriver without autoIT. autoIT software only supports in windows. thanks in ...
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Looking for text BBS software

I would like to know if there are text-based, bulleting board system forum servers for Ubuntu. Which can be used via telnet or ssh. I was searching for this kind of software and came to this BBS ...
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Update VirtualBox to install Extension Pack

I installed Virtual Box via the Software Center on the latest fully updated Ubuntu 64bit. I wanted to install the Extension Pack for VirtualBox but there is no version for my version of Virtual Box. I ...
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How will they make the Software Centre sync now that U1 is no longer available?

As this questions says, the Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center sync doesn't work. Below there is a comment by MattiJsR: How will they make the sync work now that U1 is no longer available? And my ...
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Error while opening software center

While opening the software centre I am getting the below error. 2014-08-11 21:57:11,945 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-08-11 21:57:12,309 - softwarecenter.backend....
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How do I safely delete a program in Ubuntu?

I just installed 'Sublime Text 3' and for some reason I can't install the 'package manager'. Anyway, I want to try uninstall it but I can't find it in my 'ubuntu software center'. On this page it ...
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Package operation failed-please help

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software center it says my files are corrupted, when I click repair, it says, "Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package ...
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Ubuntu software centre does not open after installing iTunes

After installing itunes via Playonlinux, the Ubuntu Software Centre refuses to open. I did get an error message that iTunes was not properly installed and should be reinstalled. But I cannot open the ...
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What's the easiest way to install a list of packages with latest version [duplicate]

What's the easiest way to install a list of packages with latest version? Using apt-cache policy or Ubuntu software center, package xxxx only has version 1.1 In Pypi (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/), ...
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Disable Splash Screen on Ubuntu Software Center startup

Is there a way to disable the splash screen when Ubuntu Software Center starts up? It takes a long time to load on my laptop. thanks!
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Can't locate package (gimp) in terminal, and in the software center says 'not found' [duplicate]

I desperately need to install Gimp on my computer. When I enter the Ubuntu Software Center Gimp is easily searchable, but when I click on it to download it says: "Not Found: there isn't a software ...
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Cannot update software, cannot install anything, cannot upgrade

I cannot update anything in my system. I use the terminal and this is what I get. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package ...
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Used up software Linux Downloads folder?

I`ve been using Linux for four month. Mint Qiana,Peppermint 3, Lubuntu14.04.1. When I set up my printer, I downloaded the following: cupswrapperHL2270DW-2.0.4-2.i386.deb --Archive Brother-HL-...
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What data does the Software Centre use to give you recommendations?

Just below the What's New section there is a Recommended For You section. Currently I don't have it enabled, but other than the list of software, what data does it take about what you have installed? ...
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Not able to authenticate during sofware installation

When I try to install a package through Software Centre, an authentication window pops up. The authentication window is like this: But the window disappears immediately and I am not able to ...
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Can't open Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I cannot open the Ubuntu Software Center. I keep getting this error: bash: /usr/bin/software-center: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: No such file or directory ...
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Cannot Install a software from software center in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have also created an ubuntu Single sign on account. But I cannot install anything from Ubuntu software center. The install button is not there....
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Whenever I try installing something from the software center it always says 'requires installation of untrusted packages'

I am using software server 12.04 but whenever I try installing something like playonlinux for example it says Requires installation of untrusted packages and when i click details it gives me: fonts-...
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I can't find programs I've installed through Ubuntu Software Centre

I've been trying to fix a few issues on my laptop, one of which is the fact that I use beats audio. I've been following these steps but I'm struggling to get past 2. I installed trusty1 from the link ...
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Ubuntu Apps Developer Team

I'm writing on behalf of getting answers for a few questions. I have a team and we have to develop apps for Ubuntu Software Centre. I am the team leader and I have two members and we are growing fast,...
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Tourble submitting desktop app for review “payment details are required before any application can be reviewed”

I am trying to submit an app (ubuntu desktop) in the software center through here: https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps/ After filling in all the required fields and clicking the button "...
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How to download applications from Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10, my very first Linux desktop. I want to download and install an application (VLC media player) from the Software Center. When I clicked the download button, a pop-up ...
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Why can't I install any applications using my Ubuntu 13.04 Software Center? [duplicate]

First of all, I'm a complete Linux newbie. Aside from some Linux videos I've watched on YouTube, I don't know too much about it (at least, not the programming side). So I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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i cant install anything from the ubuntu software centre PLEASE HELP [duplicate]

whenever i try to install anything it just says "use this source" and when i select it it comes up with this (i am running on ubuntu 13.04) Failed to download repository information Check your ...
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problem after apt-get update command

Recently , i tried to install google earth from Ubuntu tweak . the programme asked me to add the repository of google earth . well,after i do the command i found that an error message that told me ...
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Cant install unity-control-center after update to 14.04

I was running 12.04 then upgraded to 14.04 and tried to reinstall unity-control-center but i get: unity-control-center: Depends: libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (>= 1:0.99.1) but 1:4.0-0ubuntu11 is to be ...
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Can't upgrade packages [duplicate]

I'm truing to upgrade my packages because Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work. It just chashes when I'm trying to execute it. In terminal I wrote: sudo apt-get update And here is an answer: E: ...
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Guest Additions seemingly uninstalls every time I use “software updater” in Ubuntu Studio

The latest Ubuntu Studio is amazing and comes with all the software I need to make graphics for my 2D games. However, every time I execute the "Software Updater" (the one with the orange sync icon), ...
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Error while KVM installtion in unbuntu 14.04

I am receiving an error message when trying to install a KVM virtual machine.I have provide you the complete log message below. I managed to install KVM file successfully in ubuntu 12.04 version. ...
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App not opening from terminal after installation

I'm trying to install Leksah IDE. I followed the instructions on the leksah website and it said it installed correctly, but now it won't open. After installing, I entered: jase@Jase-PC:~$ leksah ...
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While Installing the “Universe” Source I get the following error “Failed to download repository information”

this is my first time posting on AskUbuntu so forgive me if I make any mistakes in my post. About an hour ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, I went to the Ubuntu Software Center to install my ...
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Not able to install software on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I am newbie with Ubuntu.I am trying to download Okular pdf reader from Software Center but I am getting some error. At first it was asking for installation of packages from not authenticated source,...
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Administrative password doesn't work when I try to install applications

I have a problem. When I try to install something from the software center it tells me my password is incorrect. In my account, I just changed my password to 'None', since I don't want to be prompted ...
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Software center empty and no unistall button in dash

I have these two problems which I assume are related. What happens is that suddenly all the apps in software center are gone and in dash there is no 'uninstall' button, only the 'launch' one
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software center and ppa not working [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu, just today I was trying to download a program with a ppa, crebs, and it did not work; not only that, the software center doesn't work either, and I can't get it from the internet ...
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3rd party software installations [duplicate]

Can you install 3rd party software on ubuntu? We use microsoft office at my business and I word like to install it onto ubuntu to prevent any formatting problems at work. Is this possible?
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Software Center crashes on open and Apt-get broken Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

so I started using 14.04 by upgrading from 12.04 about a month or two ago, and in the last week, I've noticed I can no longer start up Software Center, and a few days ago > sudo apt-get stopped ...
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Fails to download respository Information check internet connection

My Internet connection is working, but I cannot download anything from software center and I cannot update or upgrade from the terminal. I changed my /etc/apt/sources.list to activate all the ...
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(software-properties-gtk) double running in the same OS. Is it a problem?

I am new here :) and starting studies. I found 2 files with the same name on the software center of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS generic. Is it normal?
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How do I unlock /var/lib/dpkg/lock? [duplicate]

I attempted to install dropbox on my Ubuntu system, but now I am unable to install or uninstall any software. I get this error: E: Unable to lock the administration directory /var/lib/dpkg/lock? I ...
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another ubuntu-center crash (re-formatted) [closed]

While upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I received several (2-3) error messages which I allowed to communicate. After completing the upgrade, I tried to run software-center from the icon with no ...
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another software-center crash [duplicate]

While upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I received several (2-3) error messages which I allowed to communicate. After completing the upgrade, I tried to run software-center from the icon with no ...
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How to develop applications for Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

I'm learning python. I have completed first three tutorials recommended by official python page. What are the best steps for me to continue? Should I just continue learning python? Should I start ...
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Problem cause with libxml2 after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

After upgrade 12.04 64bit LTS to ubuntu 14.04 64bit LTS have problems with libxml2. Can't run software center,empathy etc # software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/...
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Unable to install software with armv7l architecture (Xubuntu 13.10)

I'm currently trying to install Splashtop Streamer (a remote desktop software) on an odroid device (it's kinda like a raspberry pi) which runs on Xubuntu 13.10 with an ARMv7l architecture (that's what ...
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Software center is not working anymore [duplicate]

Software center on Ubuntu 14.04 Isn't working anymore. I did not install anything but now it doesn't start. Clicking on the software center icon, it just starts loading for 3 seconds and then the ...
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Can't download apps through the software center [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu , I'm using the latest version. I've been trying to download apps from the software center but I keep getting this error notification(below). Can anybody tell me how to fix this ...
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How to publish a jar application to Ubuntu Software Center?

I want to upload a simple desk toy to the Ubuntu Software Center, I've researched and I can't seem to find the answer. Do I need to upload as .jar or .zip or .deb?? My jar file is an executable jar. ...
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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited the Python site, and noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come out. My Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0, so I downloaded 3.4.1 and installed it. When I open IDLE, it showed 3.4.0, but when I ...