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Unable to turn on recommendations in Ubuntu Software Center

When I start software-center from the terminal, I get the following output: 2013-10-13 12:43:41,231 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-10-13 12:43:41,414 - ...
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Is it possible to download Ubuntu without pre-installed applications? [duplicate]

I am asking if there is a way to install Ubuntu with just the OS (and maybe a simple browser). The reason I am asking about this is I get frustrated with the application set included with the ...
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Get my app, having a kernel module, accepted by the review process of the Ubuntu Software Center

I have submitted an app divided in 3 parts: A kernel module A daemon A control panel The first and last parts are free and open source, and packaged in a PPA. The second one is closed source, and ...
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/etc/environment: line 2: PATH: No such file or directory

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. Recently I've noticed that Ubuntu Software Centre fails to install/remove packages to/from my computer. Here is the error description. installArchives() failed: Setting up ...
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Help me!!!! Profit is going down [duplicate]

I have a game on Ubuntu Software Center. It costs 5 $. But I only get 4$. Ok. But, when my 2nd buyer bought, instead of having 8$, I had 7.20$. Now, I got a third buyer and I have 10.40$ instaed of ...
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Failed to load the package list (trying to install flash player) (Lubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to find a solution for a few days, I hope someone can answer me. I tried several times to install flash player through lubuntu software center, and after I hit "Install Packages" it gives ...
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Why is Software Updater showing additional updates?

I have never seen this before until today. Just a moment ago Software Updater displayed itself to me and said I have packages I need to update. Among them was ClamAV, which I have never installed. I ...
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How can I install the latest version of GROMACS?

The version of GROMACS available in the Ubuntu Software Center? is not the latest available version. How can I install the latest version of GROMACS without using the Ubuntu Software Center?
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Can't find a Software Center Badge?

I just published my game "Plush" to the software center, and I want to have a badge on my website that links to the web listing, but based on my searches, software center doesn't seem to have a ...
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Does Ubuntu Software Center do apt-get remove or apt-get purge? [duplicate]

And if it does apt-get remove, how would I make it do apt-get purge instead?
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Software-center crashes: bug or configuration error?

For several weeks, I've been having trouble with software-center under Ubuntu 13.04. It crashes silently, just a few seconds after execution. After each crash, syslog records a cryptic error: Oct 3 ...
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software-center crashed; will not re-install after attempted fix

I'm stumped. On my system, software-center was crashing within 2 seconds of execution. I tried to resolve the issue by running: sudo apt-get remove --purge software-center sudo apt-get install ...
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Does Ubuntu software center needs update …? [duplicate]

I'm the newest Ubuntu user, so have a little mercy on me ... :) I'm trying to install g++ 4.7, the version I have is 4.6. I looked for it in the Ubuntu software center and didn't find it so I ended ...
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Error message in software center - not in lp-ppa-pasgui

I tried to publish a review for Homebank and got the error message "package homebank not in lp-ppa-pasgui precise for precise". What is it trying to tell me? I haven't removed any software sources ...
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apt-get update not working (Not Found [IP: 91.189.92.201 80]) [closed]

When I try to run apt-get update I get the following error messages: I am using: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 11.04 Release: 11.04 Codename: natty W: Failed to fetch ...
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installing issue

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/aptdaemon/worker.py", line 972, in simulate trans.unauthenticated = self._simulate_helper(trans) File ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't open to allow download of fonts

I need to download the Times New Roman font onto my Libreoffice writer. When I go to follow the steps on the Ubuntu Software Center, I click on the icon and it opens to a loading circle and then ...
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How to rearrange queued installations in Software Center? [closed]

Is there a way to rearrange queued installations (that are waiting to commence) in the Ubuntu Software Center? E.g., I would like the installation that is waiting last in the queue to be performed ...
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Will changing the repository in the software center affect sources.list

I have all repositories activated (main, universe, multiverse, restricted) in the software center per default. If I make changes (e.g. I would uncheck the box for multiverse) I cannot install the ...
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If I only have the main repository enabled will it cause dependency problems with universe, restricted and multiverse?

I have a questiong regarding installation of packages using Software Center. If I choose only main repository and istall a package could I get problems if the package has dependency to another ...
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Terminal and software center missing

I cannot find either the Ubuntu Software center or the terminal anywhere on my computer. I downloaded virtualbox from their website and after it started applying changes in the software center the ...
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Software center is crashing immediately in Ubuntu 12.04

I opened it in the terminal and got the following error: 2013-09-26 12:12:44,585 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-09-26 12:12:44,589 - softwarecenter.db.database - ...
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how to set screen shots for my deb file in ubuntu software center

I'm developed an application and also created deb package of that application. when I install this deb file, it was opened in Ubuntu software center and installed. But at the time of installation, ...
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Trouble installing latest Vagrant

Thanks in advance for any help I can get. I'm on raring. I require the latest Vagrant in a work project and have followed these steps: $ apt-get install vagrant (installs 1.0.3) Downloaded the ...
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apt.conf “Acquire::http:Proxy ”proxyserver:port" seems not to be used (Ubuntu 13.04 under Virtual Box on Win7)

This is for an installation of Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop in a VirtualBox VM. I'm on a corprate network with an HTTP proxy at x.y.z.251:9090. I've configured the guest OS with the autoconfiguration script, ...
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Problems with Adobe Flash Player and Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). I manually installed Adoble Flash Player 9 from the software center. The problem now is that the system is not running as it used to. Whenever I click on "software ...
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Unable to install software via Software Center, in sudoers, but not included in users listed

I'm a sudoer on my workstation and also have the root password, but the Ubuntu Software Center doesn't let me install as it only lists a bunch of other users that are able to authenticate. How do I ...
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Where does the software-center store its history?

The Ubuntu software center is able to display a detailed history of packages installed /updated/removed according to date. Where does it get this info from? (/var/log/dpkg.log is maintained only ...
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Failed to download repository information. Error? [duplicate]

I am new here. I just installed Ubuntu and I am very happy. I tried to install a program from Ubuntu Software Center. It said "Available from "universe" source". So I clicked "Use this source". So, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 apt-get and software center crashes

So, for some reasons, the installation of google talk failed and now I cannot install anything. First after I tried apt-get, ubuntu asked me to manually run this command, sudo dpkg --configure -a ...
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How do I install the latest version of Matlab?

When I tried to install Matlab using the Software Center, it prompted me for the Location of MATLAB installation(s). Since I am trying to install it, I don't know what to do.
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Can't open software center Help! [duplicate]

I am totally new to Linux so I don't know how to do anything :S I was trying to open Software Center ( to install spotify) but I always get this error message: Please run this software with ...
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How to install flash player on ubuntu unity

Ok ive landed myself in quite the prediciment. I got a chromebook from my school and my robotics teacher noticed i was very good with computers. So he made a deal with me. He came up with challenges ...
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Will Ubuntu Software Center function in Raspbian OS?

Can I install Ubuntu Software Center in Raspbian? Will it work properly? Will proprietary apps work properly?
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How to Remove Annoying Magazine/Book Entries from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Whenever I try to search the Ubuntu Software Center for apps, my results list is flooded with magazine and book entries. Is it possible to remove these annoying entries? Thanks!
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Update Manager Error ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Red exclamation point in triangl up there is scareing me when i click on it this shows up: The update information is outdated.This may be caused by network problems or by a repository that is ...
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How to choose to open with Software Center application from the browser?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to install fonts for the Indian languages and searching in Google led me to this site. When I clicked on the available on the Software Centre button, the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center is unaccessible

When I open Ubuntu Software Center, it appears for sometime with a stopped loading circle and closes automatically. I have been trying to install Google Chrome but as Ubuntu software center is ...
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How should I install jpeg62 for Synfig Studio?

I would like to install Synfig Studio 0.63 on a computer without an Internet connection. At installation, it says to install the "JPEG62" dependency. I have downloaded this but the Software Centre is ...
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Error while opening Ubuntu software center

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu and I've got this problem where I can't open the software center. At the upper right part on my screen there is a red dot with a horizontal white line. While clicking on it says ...
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Software Center not working in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am having trouble with the Software Center in Ubuntu 12.04. When I write Software-center in Terminal, this says : ** (software-center:3203): WARNING **: Failed to load shared library ...
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How do I fix the Ubuntu Software Center with gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad?

I can't update files or get new files. I think the problem is gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad. Here's the message I get in Ubuntu Software Center: "New software can't be installed, because there is a ...
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Can I make a YouTube Series about programs on the Ubuntu Software Center?

I would like to make a video series of me touring the software center, browsing programs, and introducing others to the Ubuntu Software Center and its programs. Can I do this? I am asking because I do ...
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not able to run upgrades

I am a new user trying to run upgrades in my new Ubuntu 12.04 , but i am running in to a problem all scripts seems to do fine and it gets to this screen Package configuration ...
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Making an app for Ubuntu Software Centre [duplicate]

I would love to make apps and publish them on the Ubuntu Software Centre. After following the instructions on the developer centre, I built an app and published it. Now I have realised I have built an ...
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How do I clear Software Center History?

I have old software center history from way back in June and I would like to clear it all but I have tried sudo rm -rf /var/log/apt/history.log /var/log/dpkg.log ut it did not work
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Why is my Ubuntu Touch app not visible in the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a Ubuntu Touch app packaged as a Click package to the Click App Store and it was published a few days ago. It is not in my Ubuntu Software Center, or in the online version. I tried a lot ...
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How can I install software wihout the Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

How can I install Gnome Dictionary or other software if my Ubuntu Software Center is not working? Please give me explanation why my software center is not working and how to fix it.
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Software Centre Errors

Trying to download software from the Ubuntu Software Centre the 'install' button for most of the software is missing and I get the following messages for various programs. When trying to get ClamTK I ...
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Are there any packages that do all the recommended configuration settings for a secured server environment?

I came across questions & articles like these: 1.) What Can Be Done To Secure Ubuntu Server? , 2.) How to prevent your website from getting hacked. which speak of many configuration settings for ...