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Update software in the software center (Shotwell and Digikam)

I'm trying to use the software center to get updated packages. I would like to like to update some beloved packages to the latest stable version: Shotwell (0.20.1) and Digikam (4.4.0). I recently ...
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How to Install Software Center in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to the Ubuntu, and I was unable to use software center. And I thought to uninstall and install again. Uninstallation was successful, however I couldn't install Software Center manually! ...
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how to use dictd as an offline dictionary in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed dictd from ubuntu software center in my ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it as an offline dictionary but can't find its application by pressing the superkey. Please help
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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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Why is GNOME Software Center not included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME Software Center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Software center not installing [duplicate]

When I am try......to install the Ubuntu software center it giving error like Err http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/ubuntu/ quantal-updates/main software-center all 5.4.1.4 404 Not Found Failed to fetch ...
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About Ubuntu Software center

I already saw many threads about Ubuntu Software Center, but, I don't know if I'm downloading my programs (like dconf editor and Wallch) from a trusted source. The only 2 things (probably) that I ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre starts loading and then disappears

I am new to Ubuntu, and tried running the sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center, but I got: E: Problem with MergeList ...
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How do I (or Can I) enable the “install” button in Software Center for offline repository?

I am talking about to install software by Apt Offline Repository. I've read Community Help and used to apply this method to install software offline. I can successfully install software through ...
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How do I Fix my update center from displaying error

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I installed some packages due to my netflix not working anymore. this is the message i get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libnss3-1d: Depends: ...
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Skype installation, but asked 2 times the password?

I just recently changed from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, because I always wanted to be more safe in the internet, and also to avoid things like virus. Today, to test if I knew some basic ...
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How do I create a Debian source package for a JavaFx application for the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a native .deb file to the Ubuntu Software Center, but I got the response below from reviewers: Your application is not in the correct archive format. Please provide us with the Debian ...
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lftp-gtk after installation, many programs were uninstalled

I'm searching for a program to back-up or synchronize ftp. I found the site user interface for lftp and installed the program as described. BUT the installing process took a very long time and ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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Can I use Launchpad to replace the ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I found https://launchpad.net/ there's loads of applications to choose from there it seems like all of them. You've got to add the ppa, update then install the applications. This can be pretty ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not showing “Install” mark on applications

every time i try to install an application it says that - "Failed to download repository information". i live in Georgian Republic(Caucasus) and i think it's a server problem. what can i do? i tried ...
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No applications in search option

I'm unable to open any application installed via software center, no application installed is visible in search option. Please suggest. Tried few things which didn't worked :- sudo apt-get install ...
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error message in software [duplicate]

When I boot the software in 14.04 I am receiving this error message: Error:opening the cache ( E:Problem with merge ...
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Cannot install apps from USC, error with internet connection [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 12.10 and I can't install anything from USC, I am running Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine with VMware. I can access internet fine with firefox search apps with USC, but when I try to ...
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Software Centre Doesnt start after i installed i32lib

This is the error message I am getting. debarati@debarati-Inspiron-3521:~/.config$ software-center 2014-10-02 11:38:53,508 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-10-02 ...
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Debian installer does not create desktop/launcher link

I have a Qt application that I want to deploy as a deb package. I have been reading so many sources, all slightly different - most of what I did follows this How To: preparing an application for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Crash

I have had a problem with my ubuntu software-center for a while now. It refuses to start completely. So i have looked into all the web dungeons for answers with failed attempts in recovery. First I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center not opening

When I try to open the Software Center, it just blinks. When I click on it again, it just closes. How con I solve this problem? Here's what I get when I try to open it using the command. 2014-09-28 ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies caused by a conflict between Open Office and LibreOffice? Software Update is broken and will not update [duplicate]

I recently uninstalled LibreOffice to install OpenOffice and experienced no problems in using Open Office. Later, I installed a file preview software known as Sushi. When trying to view .odp files, ...
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LibreOffice4.2 Fatal Error

Does it mean to say that I am not the root user ? But I am the root and have both sudo and su access. So why don't I have the sufficient access to open Libre Office?
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No longer see Bash warning messages for Shellshock after update

I just updated Ubuntu from an Update pop-up. I am aware of Shellshock, so I quickly went ahead with the install. Now, when I try running env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable' bash -c 'echo hello' I ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither muon update manager nor muon software center work. they both give the same error: **Initialization Error** The ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not opening in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying open ubuntu softwarecenter in a terminal. But it did not open. Please help! Error: 014-09-26 04:19:02,950 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' Traceback (most ...
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Enabling, disabling camera from terminal

How do I enable, disable the laptop's camera from terminal? And how will I know if it is on or of?
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How to become superuser without terminal

I have accidentally edited bash.bashrc and made it run a wrong command so I cannot enter any terminal window at all. How can I become superuser without sudo su in the terminal, so I can reedit and ...
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How expensive or hard would it be to add RUN button into Software Manager?

I teach Linux and quite frequently install new software, test it and remove it. I promote the use of Linux and recommend it to my relatives and friends. One common use case is I hear what people need, ...
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power down happened during version upgrading

While upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 unfortunately a power down happened and the PC got powered off. When again booted, I was neither able to upgrade version nor install any software through ...
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How to install packages in ubuntu without internet connection? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since last 2 years but still I couldnt find better way to install Ubuntu packages offline. As each package needs multiple dependencies its harder to find & get all the required ...
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How can I find download link of linux softwares? [duplicate]

I want download link of sofwares to download them with a download manager. Could you please help to find download link of any Linux software?
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getting error while installing software [duplicate]

When I am trying to install any software from Ubuntu Software Centre getting this error: package dependencies cannot be resolved The detailed message is: foxtrotgps: Depends: libatk1.0-0 (>= ...
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Can't update via the terminal [duplicate]

Hi having problems with updating ubuntu 14.01 sudo apt-get update Gives me the following. E: Typen »!DOCTYPE« er ukendt på linje 1 i kildelisten /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list E: ...
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Ubuntu can't connect to software center?

Here is my command: hanlu@hanlu-VirtualBox:~/Desktop/test$ sudo apt-get install gcc [sudo] password for hanlu: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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503 too many open connections error - did I muck something up?

UPDATE UPDATE: I think I did muck something up afterall. I think I set up a proxy because I'm in Mexico and wanted to use my account on Spotify. After doing some digging I ran the command: env | grep ...
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Update Application in Ubuntu Software Center

i am the developer of a free (not open source) application, dmMediaConverter. I have managed over 3 months ago to get it published in USC, for Trusty with version 0.9.8. Now i am at version 1.2 and i ...
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Software center not found

whenever trying to install sofware center by the command sudo apt-get install software-center it is saying Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do you install Gnome Software center?

I updated Ubuntu Gnome, Gnome version to 3.12 and was trying to figure out how to make categories within the application menu. I tried using the dconf-editor (org > gnome > shell : ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Not Working!

I really new to Linux. I have no idea how to fix this problem myself. I have installed the newest version i belive. Unbuntu 14.04.1. When ever i launch the Software app, it loads for 30sec then force ...
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Cannot uninstall Sublime Text via Software Center

OS 14.4 has Soft-Center part which shows all apps, allows to install any, etc. I installed Sublime Text 3 via this thing. But I cannot uninstall ST3 via this thing, I cannot see ST3 in list of ...
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anki issues how to make work

Hi further to my question ealrier Below is the error message I get from my computer when I try to use Anki (2.0.28) Today, I have ascertained that it is my computer and not the files for anki which ...
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Problems with Software Center

I am unable to launch software-center on my laptop. No matter how many times I try clicking on the icon, it never launches. I tried to see if it is already working by typing the following command in ...
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Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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How do I report an Ubuntu Software Center “Listing” problem?

How do you report a possible security risk to users in Ubuntu Software Center? There is two game apps in the Ubuntu Software Center called "Karts" and "Kart 1000..." Both: - Listed as free - But the ...
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Failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module” [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Saucy with unity on an Acer C720. I downloaded Software Center from Synaptic and when I type in gksu software-center I get the error, Failed to load module ...
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doesn't not show installed Matlab!

I have installed MATLAB on ubuntu 14.04 and when I type matlab the installation doesn't come up. It is even not showing in the ubuntu software center. But I could perfectly run MATLAB using the ...