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Software Center won't open at all

I am new user for Ubuntu and i use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS version. My problem is that I can not open software center. It can open before. After update and install some application, can't open software ...
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Installing programs from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 16

On Ubuntu 14, I used to always use Ubuntu Software Center to find and install programs, plugins etc. You could easily find anything by typing the name in the search bar. But now in Ubuntu 16.04 things ...
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Trying to manage and run a web server

I'm fairly new to ubuntu server, although I have played around with it a bit in the past. I'm trying to build and manage the server but I keep running into problems. Examples: software center not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 : Gnome Ubuntu Software Doesn't Open At All

Expected : When I click on Ubuntu Software icon in taskbar or dash, it should open the software center. Actual : The loading cursor comes in for few seconds and nothing happens. No window. Nothing. ...
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Unable to install or upgrade after an upgrade to 16.04 with gcc-doc error [duplicate]

I'm kind of new to Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I upgraded to 16.04 from 14.04. After the upgrade, I can neither install new software nor upgrade OS. When I enter sudo apt-get upgrade I get this ...
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can't install ubuntu-software on 16.04

I did a clean install of 16.04. When I opened the software center, it showed the categories, but everything inside them was empty, no software was listed, any search turned 0 results. So I decided I'...
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How can I see what updates were installed during updating time in ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 16.04LTS

When any notification about new updates pops out from Ubuntu Software of Ubuntu 16.04LTS but it does not shows any information regarding what updates and what their download size (in MB or GB) are ...
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package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu software center

I tried to install "playwithlinux" from the Ubuntu Software Center but every time I try an error pops up "Package dependencies cannot be resolved". I don't know much about Ubuntu so I searched about ...
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Ubuntu Software won't start

Good evening everyone. I got an issue with launching ubuntu-software lately. If I try to start it in gui, it won't do anything. Launching from terminal replies with $ ubuntu-software (ubuntu-...
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pkg: error: fgets gave an empty string from `/var/lib/dpkg/arch'

I am using 14.04 LTS of Ubuntu. Today I updated some files which was recommended by the software center. The update required a reboot of the system but due to something I could not reboot my system. ...
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Unable to launch Ubuntu software center

I have installed Ubuntu lsb_release -a Distributor ID:Ubuntu Description:Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Release:16.04 Codename:xenial When I am trying to launch the Ubuntu software center it does not launch. I ...
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libccolamd2.8.0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Help! After I update my Ubuntu 15.10 I can't even install applications using the terminal: sudo apt-get install gimmp Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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moving software from one laptop to another

I have two laptops, first one is installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.And second one is installed with edubuntu. Both laptops are being used for different purposes. In one of my laptop I have installed ...
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software center not loading in 16.04

that's pretty much it. Opening software center works with the 'all' tab loading fine, but when I try to search anything or access any other tabs it has an eternal loading screen. I am running a ...
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Cannot find unity-tweak-tool in Software Centre

I installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 16.04 in my Lenovo g565 laptop but there are software missing in Software Center. These include the vital ones that is the unity-tweak-tool, rawtherapee, many ...
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Software Center vs Update Manager

After installing 16.04(Ubuntu Gnome) I realized that software center has an update manager on its own. When I have updates I get notifications from both Update Manager and software center. Sometimes ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS software center crashed

The software center crashed, an error message showing the package pkiclient-full:i386 needs to be reinstalled. How to solve this problem? I tried to re install the same but not worked.
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How to completely remove Amazon from my Ubuntu 16.04

Though I could find some answer in this link. Its not doing anything what I was intended to do. When I try to run the command sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping. I have the result as shown ...
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Can't start Software Center or Software Updater in Ubuntu 15.10

Several days ago, I started seeing a red circle with a white line stating : "The was a problem when checking for the updates" When I select "Show Updates" in that menu, I see the following in the ...
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How to install Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 16.04

I do not like the new GNOME software center. I cannot find some old programs I had on Ubuntu 14.04. (Like OpenJDK Java 8 Runtime) Is there a way that I can install the old Ubuntu Software Center on ...
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Software Centre?

I just now installed Ubuntu 16.04. I know that there is supposed to be a new software centre, but I'm still getting the old one? I've tried running they software updater but it says I'm up to date. ...
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update on 16.04 problems [duplicate]

I really haven't looked to see if this has been addressed. When 16.04 come down, like everyone else, I was excited to see 16.04 but after I got it down, I started seeing problems like it not ...
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Restaurar compras de Ubuntu Store

Quisiera saber si se pueden recuperar las compras en Ubuntu 16.04 con el cambio del centro de software. Hace tiempo compre los iconos numix square y me gustaría recuperarlos. Gracias Trans I ...
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I couldn't find some softwares after installation on unity search

I installed VirtualBox via Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 16.04 but I couldn't find it in search. So I search it through disk and I find it. My question is why this happened and how to fix it. I ...
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i just had Ubuntu 16.4 installed / but software center will not load

I just had Ubuntu 16 put on my computer and the software center worked yesterday but today it will not, whats up ? and now i can not uninstall anything either can some one please tell me what to do ...
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I can't seem to update ubuntu, software updater is blank

Hi I appreciate any help with this: Ubuntu Software Updater is blank when opened. It also won't update through ubuntu updates in the Ubuntu software application. Could use the terminal but then ...
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16.04 New Software Center (“Ubuntu Software”) very slow or it simply doesn't work

The new Software Center in 16.04 (Ubuntu Software, or whatever it is called) just hangs when I search for an app. Not much else to say. Any ideas? (I installed the old Ubuntu SOftware Center, and it ...
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Some softwares not opening/responding

i am using 14.04 LTS version of ubuntu. I had recently installed code::blocks from the software center and was working on it. But now,i am unable to open the file. even after i click, it doesnt ...
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Mint Software Manger in Xubuntu 16.04

I was much more enjoyed with software manager included in Mint Linux. Can I install it in ubuntu 16.04 instead of "native" manager?
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Any way to see "Optional add-ons' list of a software in new Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

In older version of Ubuntu software center I can see the Optional add-ons list below of software description. Like the picture (indicated by circle).. But in new version of Ubuntu Software center ...
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Why does Ubuntu Software Center not show every package available?

The Software Center in Ubuntu 16.04 (Gnome Software) shows only part of the packages available. While e.g. apt list qtcreator correctly lists the corresponding package a search in Software Center ...
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Why does Ubuntu require us to register an account on Ubuntu website to be able to install a Snap package?

Today I wanted to install a Snap Package on Ubuntu Xenial, but it prompted me to register an account on Ubuntu Single Sign-On. Why does Ubuntu ask us for such a thing? Installing a Snap Package: ...
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How to make software available ONLY in Ubuntu Software Center install using Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04?

Sorry for such a mile-long question. I used to install software using USC in past versions. But in 16.04, GSC doesn't have all the software available in USC or in here: https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/ . ...
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How do I find technical packages in 16.04 besides command line?

I just upgraded to 16.04. I'm installing all of the software I use. Some things that I use were previously in the software center but now cannot be found. For example, texlive packages (for latex), ...
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Install package

I got message like: E: The package libgtksourceview2.0-0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix it?
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Potential solution to Bug #1573052 (Gnome-software crash due to broken dependency link)

I cannot open gnome-software. Here is the error message: $ gnome-software (gnome-software:3824): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/libgs_plugin_xdg_app_reviews.so: /usr/lib/...
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Ubuntu boots to command line after kernel error

I was attempting to install Windows 7 in Virtual Box with Ubuntu 14.04 as the host OS. While so doing, a kernel error message came up. Suddenly, the terminal and software center were gone. I managed ...
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cannot install anything from the software center (untrusted packages)

I am very new to Ubuntu and am pretty much using it as a refuge from Windows 10. This being said I really have no prior knowledge in Ubuntu or anything computer related. I've had this problem for a ...
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How do I uninstall Visual Studio Code?

I installed Visual Studio Code a while ago, and I'm now trying to remove it. I don't remember how I installed it, but everything I've tried to remove it doesn't work. Things I've tried: sudo umake ...
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How to completely uninstall MATLAB?

Recently, I installed MATLAB from the Ubuntu Software and uninstalled afterwards. However, when I do a software update via Software Updater, it shows me the following and disallow me to continue the ...
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Adding Repositories option is not available in Software Center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

There is a difference between Software Centers of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS. Software Center of 14.04 LTS is more convenient than 16.04 LTS as users can add third party software repository ...
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Differences between Upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and a full new installation of 16.04

I upgraded an Ubuntu Studio 15.10 to a 16.04 and it works so fine, with a lot of "old" software I often used and still use. I formatted another PC (same hardware) and I installed Ubuntu Studio 16.04 "...
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Will we be able to install, update and remove snap packages in the Ubuntu Softwares?

The only way I know to install, remove and update snap packages is to input commands in the terminal, will I be able to do it in Ubuntu Softwares or some other GUI way? If we can do that, how do we ...
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Don't have the new 'Software' Store in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I finished installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS just now but I can't see the new 'Software' Store in it, I still have that old 'Ubuntu Software' Store. How am I supposed to fix this?
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Can't change my package manager on new install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to change my operating system back to Ubuntu after using Elementary OS for a time. I am currently using it on a USB drive to test it. I tried to install some programs that I have come to ...
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software center is missing from launcher

When I first installed Ubuntu, Software Center is missing from launcher and it also disappears from searching. Because, I'm usually a Windows user, I found it on the Internet but then I couldn't ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cannot uninstall 3rd party via GNOME-Softare [closed]

So I know there's a bunch of post about installing 3rd party software via GNOME-Software (aka "Ubuntu Softare") but it looks like that may have been resolved with an update. HOWEVER, now that I've ...
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not showing apps in software center [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and installed 16.04 LTS but in software center all application is not showing only showing those software which is already install to my system
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HADOOP and SQOOP working with a weird error

hdp@ubuntu:~$ $HADOOP_HOME/bin/hadoop version bash: $/home/hdp/hadoop-2.6.4/bin/hadoop: No such file or directory hdp@ubuntu:~$ sqoop version /usr/lib/sqoop//bin/sqoop: line 79: dirname: command not ...
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Ubuntu software-center not loading

I have tried loading up the software center in order to install some packages but it doesnt seem to open. I tried entering the following command in terminal: software-center and get the following ...