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Software Center won't start after interrupted installation

I was installing Kingsoft Office using a deb file. During installation the system hung and I was forced to switch off my laptop. Now on restarting I am unable to start the Software Center. I tried so ...
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“Could not resolve hostname” error installing softwares

Can download packages from browser by copying the URLs below.. W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-backports/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'hostname' W: Failed to fetch ...
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Error installing wine

When I install wine, I get this. I have ubuntu 13.10. I am connected to the internet, I am posting this with the same computer. I have no proxy. Fixed. I the source to the Main not US ...
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...
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can't open software-center and software & updates

This is the error i'm getting Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 130, in <module> app = SoftwareCenterAppGtk3(options, args) File ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 beta 2 [duplicate]

After updating the software did not work in the center and update manager could not have sent a bug. Only the browser works. Nothing works in a program can not start. What solution is proposed
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Publish a package on Ubuntu Software Center?

Recent, I uploaded a package on MyApps. After uploading finished, I received a notice: Thank you for submitting a gratis Free Software application through MyApps. At this time we are unable to ...
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ScreenCloud Update - Dependency Is Not Satisfiable

ScreenCloud offered an update yesterday, and as it didn't show up in the Update Manager (I have it set up to fetch both important and other updates), I decided to check the Ubuntu Software Center. The ...
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Software Center won't run anymore Ubuntu 13.10

Everytime I try and run software centre is freezes on start-up. I have tried reinstalling and it still has the same problem. When i try and run it through the terminal i get the following error ...
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How to uninstall programs in ubuntu if they are not in Software Center? 12.04

I've installed a program through the terminal, the program is Cuttlefish. Now I want to uninstall it and I can't find it in teh software Center. How can I do it? Thanks!
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Cannot install packages with Apt, Synaptic or the Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

My problems started when I tried to fix a wireless connectivity issue I was having by reinstalling bcmwl-kernel-source for starters. I believe this failed and is causing the error below. I get the ...
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Is it better to install software through software center or compile it myself? [closed]

This is kind of a general question about installing stuff and remove as well. I've never compiled any software from source but I'm wondering, is it better? What are the pros and cons of each ways of ...
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Failed to load package list when updating 12.10 (fresh install)

Thanks in advance for your time. Please pardon if this question was answered before (I tried to look for relevant questions - but found none). I am okay to work within the terminal but with limited ...
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Full Apps Directory not available in Software Center [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me what depository I'm missing? If I search for say "Apache" at apps.ubuntu.com it comes up with what I'm looking for, if I search for it in the Software center all it comes up with ...
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Installing DS9 on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install DS9 Astro-Image Viewer on Ubuntu 12.04 using software-center, but it keeps giving me the message: There isn’t a software package called 'saods9' in your current software ...
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Where are the programs on my hard drive? [duplicate]

I created a partition on my hard drive just for Ubuntu, but when I install something from the Ubuntu Software Center where is this program located? I mean, it's on the partition, but where is it ...
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Scratch 1.4 not available on Ubuntu 13 anymore?

I used to run older versions of Ubuntu that included Scratch 1.4. I have a fresh Ubuntu 13.10 (installed today) and Scratch is just not there anymore. The Software center does NOT show any Scratch in ...
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Will pure Java written software be accepted in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I just came across an article regarding submitting app to Ubuntu Software Center http://developer.ubuntu.com/publish/apps/other-forms-of-submitting-apps/commercial-software-faqs/ I'm currently ...
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Does Software Updater update apps installed by Software Center

I just want to know if I could install a bunch of apps through the Software Center and not have to add individual repositories to update every single app.
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Problem with ttf-mscorefonts installer

Please help me out with the below issue I tried "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras" on 13.10 and it all worked well until something named ttf-mscorefonts installer came. It was not ...
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can't run software updater or get debian packages to work or access source files and ubuntu software center not working [duplicate]

Install button in software center stays gray after clicked but doesn't do anything. This is what I get when I try and update and upgrade. daniela@daniela-Latitude-E6400:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 apt directory corrupted

I have recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my old HP dv6646us laptop. I was trying to install jdk7 (Java Development Kit 7) on it and tried many things. Long story short, I think I corrupted the ...
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Failed to download package files. check internet connection for Ubuntu Software Center

I am trying to install vlc media player on Ubuntu 12.10 (wubi) through the ubuntu software Center. But I get the message "Failed to download package files.Check internet connection" even when my ...
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How to fix this software-center error? (no module named path)

Ubuntu 12.04, python 2.7. When I try to run software-center, it outputs: $software-center 2014-03-06 11:12:02,083 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-03-06 ...
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cannot install Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 on xubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I purchased Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 on Ubuntu Software Center, but USC could not install it. I looked at software-center.ubuntu.com and I see PPA fingerprint and license key: what can I do now to ...
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How to launch a newly installed program [duplicate]

I have just downloaded and installed Google Chrome for Linux, using Software Center. How do I now run the browser? This was simple in Windows - the program would typically be appended to the Start ...
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Problems After trying to install libvideocss1

I installed restricted extras into my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS,then tried to install libvideocss without realizing the medibuntu project was now defunct. Now the software center crashes on startup not opening ...
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Automatic Download Problem from Ubuntu apps directory-Ubuntu 12.04

Once I opened online Ubuntu apps directory to download software, when I clicked on "available on software center" then external protocol request came, by mistake I checked the box of Remember me next ...
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Edubuntu in Ubuntu

Guys I'm currently using Ubuntu LTS Version 12.04.4. I would like to install Edubuntu with higher secondary that is pre-college(age 16) and college level packages installed. I would like to know how ...
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Is it better to remove software using Ubuntu Sofware Center or Synaptic Package Manager?

I'm very new and I accidentally installed 6 text editors via the Synaptic Package Manager, and one from the Ubuntu Software Center. I know I can "remove" the text editing software with one click in ...
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My ubuntu Software center wont stop trying to cancel a process

it says searching and wont stop trying to cancel said process.... how do i fix that? I have tried to bypass it using several means of apt-get kill all and some threads I have read on here. but again ...
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ubuntu software center - error software can't be installed or removed

I have Ubuntu running on an Acer C720P, and I used crouton to install it alongside ChromeOS. I am using Unity and running 13.10. When I try to install software using the Software Center, it refuses ...
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unable to open software center and updatemanager

I deleted opt.conf.d folder in /etc/apt and I copied a new one from live dvd after this my software center, update manager, are not able to open. When I open software center it is giving me an error ...
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Ubuntu software center not detecting modem [duplicate]

Ubuntu software center is not detecting the internet connection of my BSNL CDMA modem. The install icon is not visible in the app. It is visible when i connect through eth0 and wlan0 but not through ...
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software center not working on start up [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 12.10 and software center don't work after startup and error message appear, the message content: E: Problem with MergeList ...
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The software center crashes without showing any error

Please help me. Everytime I open software center it crashes without showing any error. I also removed and reinstalled it,and also reconfigured. But result is the same. I do not get any error while ...
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Submitted applications for Ubuntu Desktop [closed]

Are the submitted desktop applications for Ubuntu reviewed and added to the Ubuntu software center anymore? Its been a month that I submitted an application named PLY Visualizer on ...
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Unable to download skype

Each time I try to install Skype from Software Center, an error about archive management or this comes up.
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Where do I report a UI issue that I do not like? [duplicate]

I have just installed ubuntu, I am picky about UI design choices and have spotted something I do not like, but this time instead of just hating it I wish I could tell the ubuntu team so maybe just ...
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Will KDE and GTK compatible software work in Xubuntu (xcfe)?

In the software center, there are so many softwares with needs KDE or this is GTK comaptible. Can this software work in Xubuntu xcfe?
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Why automatic installed mysql 5.5 when i install mysql workbench 6.0.9 from deb file using ubuntu software center

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and already installed mysql 5.6.16 on it. I have downloaded mysql workbench deb file (mysql-workbench-community-6.0.9-1ubu1310-amd64) from mysql web site. Now when I run this ...
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My laptop keeps showing ubuntu 13.10 faced some problem, send report also I'm unable to connect to internet

My Ubuntu 13.10 is facing few problems. It hangs from time to time, also showing this application not running properly. Also, I live in hostel, here we have proxy connection. So, I'm not able to ...
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How to install Synaptics touchpad manager with terminal? [duplicate]

I need to get this to get my touch-pad working but I am unable to install it with Ubuntu Software Center as it says ` "Update Error: Require Installation Of Untrusted Packages"
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How can I uninstall an application that Software Center will not?

Running Ubuntu 12. 04. Installed both "VirtualBox" and "X86 virtualization solution - base binaries". I downloaded a newer version of Virtual Box, specifically ...
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How do I d/l qBittorrent at the Unbutu app site?

I see no download button. I submitted my email but it just linked me back to the same app page.
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Can I close software center while installing things?

I am installing a few programs on my laptop, and the Software Center is using a lot of CPU resources. I have a few items waiting to install, and I would like to know if I can close the Software Center ...
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Why are there so many console messages from GTK+ applications?

I have tried to open Software Center using the command line software-center and it did worked. I mean, Software Center opened and works fine, BUT, at the same time, in the Terminal window I see a ...
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Can you publish your app in Software Center via a PPA? [duplicate]

I have my free open source desktop app in a PPA. Is it possible to get it in the Software Center so that it is installed from the PPA (so that the user don't need to add my PPA)? Or should I now use ...
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Are pending desktop apps ever going to be accepted? [closed]

It says on the review status page of my app: "Thank you for submitting a gratis Free Software application through MyApps. At this time we are unable to process this request, as we are working ...
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Authentication error when updating [duplicate]

How can I resolve the error shown in the photo. I have changed my desktop to gnome and managed to update but when I use this desktop my OS refuses to update. When I update with Plasma KDE, this ...