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How do you cancel an installation of Chromium web browser in unbuntu?

I downloaded chrome from the preloaded firefox browser and deleted it to replace it with chromium web browser from the software center because chrome was from a third party. The Chromium installation ...
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Is there an Intelligent Personal Assistant available in Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu and I was wondering if there was an IPA like Cortana or Siri in the software center.
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Can't install or update any software

I'm new to Linux and I was trying a few new things. I was having problem install stuffs on software center at first because if this error Failed to fetch http://llvm.org/apt/precise/dists/llvm-...
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Ubuntu Software Doesn't Open Even After The Fix Release

I know there are couple of questions for this asked here but all of them lead me to this bug on launchpad. The page says the problem is fixed and the fix is released. However, I still see the issue. ...
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E:Type 'sudo' is not known on line 53 in source list [duplicate]

I have done some looking around for a solution. However, I have come to the conclusion that the solution to my problem is just not on the internet. I am unable to update Ubuntu and download apps from ...
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Software Center will not start from icon

I opened the software center (SWC) and clicked to update all (6) indicated packages. The SWC hung and I logged out after 15 or 20 min. After I logged back in I clicked on the SWC icon. It spun for a ...
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Could not find package gdebi

It seems like a lot of folks have had problems installing 3rd party software with the Software Center. The usual suggestion is to install and use gdebi instead. However, when I try to do that I get ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 software center not working

Just installed the UBUNTU 16.04 LTS. I just noticed that the software center is not working. I did installed the older version of it (sudo apt-get install software-center) but I want the new software ...
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Missing Applications in Ubuntu software center

I'm new so go easy as I know it may be a simple answer to most, however I came from Linux Mint and I know that the software center's are very similar. I feel that mint is easier to use, however I ...
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16.04 - Ubuntu Software has much less applications now. Why?

I have used Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 15.10 and have had no problems installing anything via the Software Centre. However, upon changing the software center in 16.04, I am having trouble finding many ...
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Code::Blocks output window Position in Ubuntu [duplicate]

When I write my program and then compile & run it, my output window appears at the bottom right corner so I have to drag & drop it to the center so I can enter my data. Is there any way to ...
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Adding a Refresh button (Right Click) 15.04 [closed]

Please tell me how to add a refresh button in right click drop down in 15.04 as I have tried nautilus and its showing error messages. Nautilus extra works only for versions less than 14.04. Any ...
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Installing with Software Centre vs apt-get

I am trying to understand the difference between installing an application with the Ubuntu Software Centre, and installing an application with apt-get. For example, I want to install the Latex ...
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Ubuntu Software (Software Center) Crash - Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu Software instantly crashes as I try to open it. Tried to access from terminal and gives the following error: (ubuntu-software:5523): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/...
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Ubuntu Software Center, Update and pretty much everything else doesn't work :D [duplicate]

The Software Center closes instantly after I opened it. sudo apt-get update and all commands related to this don't work either. E: Typ »!DOCTYPE« in line 1 of sources list /etc/apt/sources.list.d>...
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Messenger-Ubuntu

I purchased messenger-ubuntu I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a t420 with a intel 3000 so it should run without a problem. My problem is that when I try to install it through the software center, it ...
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No software in Ubuntu 16.04 Software Center [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 a few days ago. However, I couldn't see any software apart from the already installed software. Ubuntu Software Center just isn't showing any software.
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Is there any safe way to remove GNOME Software Center in 16.04 and install the classic Ubuntu Software Center?

GNOME software center(the default software center in Ubuntu 16.04) is annoying! It keeps checking for updates and throws pop-ups in my face the whole day and thus mooches my net and also makes it very ...
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Wifi Network Failure Damaged Gnome Software App

Brand new install of Ubuntu 16.04 (plus all latest upgrades). I'm running Ubuntu on a desktop PC with an ASUS motherboard (dual-core processor) that is about 6 years old. I access the Internet using ...
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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 ...