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Repair installed/damaged Xubuntu from CD

I damaged the system by switching off during a load from Ubuntu apt store/ Now I can't load anything new and I can't repair it in repair mode (from opening screen options).
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Cant cancel the installation from the software center in 16.04

, I Upgraded to 16.04. I thought I'd try out the new software center. but this takes ages to complete. I want to cancel it.
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Can't install 3rd party software after 16.04 [duplicate]

I just finished a clean install of 16.04 after some hardware changes, and I'm reconstructing system. Having trouble getting software center to install any 3rd party software, google chrome and ...
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In 16.04's GNOME Software, “Remove” fails constantly. It looks like it uninstalls, but then the software is still there. How can I fix this?

I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 and while I like the look of the new software centre, I can't seem to reliably remove unneeded software with it. The progress bar goes through, then the UI somehow resets and ...
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How to install softwares kubuntu 15.10?

whenever I'm using sudo apt-get install software-center or anything else like gedit I'm getting these only Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Are paid and proprietary apps being discontinued?

Previously developers could submit paid and proprietary apps to Ubuntu Software Centre via MyApps section in developer.ubuntu.com. However, the new software centre in Ubuntu 16.04 does not support ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 : Software centre search bug

I installed the new 16.04 kubuntu and I have problem with Discover - Software center. So these are the screen shot that I have made This is the first look you see that we have wrong aligned text, ...
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gnome-software on Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't work

After plain installation of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS gnome-software doesn't work. It has opened once with GUI, but installation of Unity Tweak Tool didn't finish. When starting again, GUI doesn't come up. ...
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I cannot install deb files with the software centre. What are the immediate workarounds? [duplicate]

I need to install .deb files - I've just updated and I need my programmes. However, due to a High priority (yet unassigned) bug, I cannot. Meta discussion of shipping with bugs aside, how can I ...
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Cannot install external applications using the Ubuntu software center in Ubuntu 16.04

I have upgraded 14.04 to 16.04 and I have found some problems while instaling external software - deb packages downloaded. More precisely Debian files do not install using the ubuntu software centre. ...
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The Updated Ubuntu Software Center Doesn't Work 16.04

I have just updated my Ubuntu to 16.04. Everything is perfect as expected. The only thing is, the updated Ubuntu Software Center doesn't function. What can I do?
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can't install third party .deb packages with the new ubuntu software app (ubuntu 16.04 ) [duplicate]

The new Ubuntu Software Center - GNOME Software - fails to install any .deb package, e.g., Steam, Google Chrome, etc. When I double click the package the 'Ubuntu software' opens but when I press ...
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Certain apps like supertux no loner exist after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

I attempted to find supertux in the dash but it seems to of disappeared. Also I couldn't find it in Ubuntu software when I tried to reinstall it. Actually, I can't any software except for software ...
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Could I abort the install process on Ubuntu Software?

I rarely install applications from Ubuntu Software. I usually install applications from terminal or GDebi. In previous versions of Ubuntu Software Center, I can abort the installation process. But ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS - but no new Software Center

Well, I successfully upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I loved it- but one problem. I heard that there is new Software Center or Gnome software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I still have Ubuntu Software ...
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New “Software store” in 16.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 . I am checking the features of it. But I didn't find the new Software Store yet. I upload the Ubuntu software application yet in the updated Ubuntu 16.04 which is ...
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16.04 Cannot install anything from Ubuntu Software center

Whenever I double click a deb file, it'd be opened in software center. However, when I click "install" button, it'd change to "installing" for a second but then turn back to "install" and nothing ...
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Error while running apt-get

I ran apt-get command on terminal and I came across this error message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 software center doesn't have much apps

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 32bit. But when I opened its software store, it's not showing the apps I installed in Ubuntu 15.10 like Clementine, Gdebi package installer or synaptic package ...
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16.04 Software Centre not opening

I can open it from the terminal by typing software-center but the icon in the launcher does not do anything. I was wondering if someone knows how to fix it? It is a minor irritation however as I've ...
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New software centre won't run after 16.04 upgrade

The new "software centre" won't run after my upgrade to 16.04 last night. Trying it from the unity bar - nothing happens. I read that it should be running gnome's software manager. Trying from the ...
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Ubuntu software not showing any software

After installing 16.04, Ubuntu Software is always empty as shown in the screenshot. How can I fix this?
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...
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Error while updating

I am a new Ubuntu user running 14.04 LTS and I have a question that has been bugging me for 2 days. This is the error I get when I use $ sudo apt-get update: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.4 ...
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Gnome Software keyboard weirdness

In the new Gnome Software in 16.04, the keyboard is weird - whenever I type in the search bar, keys get pressed twice: I've tried disabling "Key presses repeat when key is held down" in Control ...
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Problem with .deb packages on Ubuntu 16.04

This bug has now been fixed upstream. An update has been issued. If you still cannot install, ensure you have updated fully, and then restart your computer. I am trying to install downloaded DEB ...
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Software Ubuntu Center is missing in Ubuntu 16

Software Ubuntu center is missing in Ubuntu 16.04 . Is there an alternative for packages management ? OR It is a return back to Synaptic ?
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Software does not work properly after upgrade to 16.04

The title says already everything. I upgraded without problems from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS, the icon for Ubuntu Software remained the same, if i open it i get the new GNOME version, but when i search for ...
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The new software center in Ubuntu 16.04 shows no application data found

This is the error I get when I open the software center. I've tried rebooting and running sudo apt-get update but I see no improvement. It worked earlier but I don't know what went wrong since then. ...
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New “Ubuntu Software” not working (16.04)

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04, I tried to use the new software center that came along with it, but I found it to have a few issues. One, it didn't detect all the applications I had previously ...
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URL to Complete list of native- & web apps for Ubuntu tablet version on BQ M10

Where van I find the complete list of native- and web apps yhat operational on Ubuntu tablet (BQ M10 tablet)? I'm especially interested in professional graphical applications like Scribus, Inkscape, ...
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“Waiting to install” for ever - Ubuntu Software - 16.04

When I try to install master-pdf-editor or teamviewer .deb files with "Ubuntu Software", it keeps "Waiting to install" for ever. It may be occurring with many .deb files.
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unable to install ubuntu14.04 software-center help

sudo apt-get install software-center [sudo] password for heisenber: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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trying to find installed programs [duplicate]

I am a new user. I have installed some programs e.g. gimp and cannot find them on my computer. There is no icon on the left side of the screen and I dont know where to look to open them.
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What is a “transitional dummy package”? What is it for? [duplicate]

Sometimes when installing software from the Ubuntu Software Center, I see a selection for a transitional dummy package as an option for a particular program. What is this for? What criteria do you use ...
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Why is dpkg -i faster than the ubuntu software center?

Why is using sudo dpkg -i package.deb to install deb packages faster than double clicking on the deb file and installing it through the software center? I have seen a very significant time gap ...
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Unable to download from software centre

I am unable to install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. After clicking on any application it just shows "available from the Universe source". What should I do to rectify it ? I am using ...
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Apps from Ubuntu Software Center don't update [duplicate]

Last year I installed FileZilla using Ubuntu Software Center (14.04). I noticed it hadn't upgraded in a while, and so I checked the Center, and sure enough, USC says Canonical does not provide ...
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Help! I can't install anything because of subprocess error [SOLVED]

I don't know what happened but suddenly with no reason no apps and packages could get installed. When i want to install a package with sudo apt-get install <package> I get this error: ...
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How do I install the newest version of glogg in Mythbuntu?

I am new to linux, so I apologize if this is a ridiculous question. My system: Mythbuntu 14.04 Xfce desktop I wanted a gui to view/tail/filter multiple log files and after a brief web search ...
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Dropbox fail in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried installing Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 in the computer that is provided by my university. I do not have root privileges. I tried to install it through Ubuntu Software Center. When I did a reboot ...
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Can't Install anything from Ubuntu Software Center in Ubuntu 15.10

I just recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10, and now I can't install any software from Ubuntu software center or Terminal. When I update, it is updating perfectly, but when I try to ...
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Software centre errors recover

Due to incomplete installation of a software, Software centre shows the following errors : E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Ubuntu Software Updater and Software Center do not launch [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I have read one of the articles on here with fixing this issue, but it did not help. When I launch either the Software Updater or Software Center, a send crash error report ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 cannot update “Check your internet connection”

Whenever I try to update my Lubuntu 15.04, or even reload the software sources, it says "Failed to download package information. Check your internet connection." The odd thing is, my internet is ...
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I know that this question has been asked many times but everything I've seen has not helped me. I'm new to linux. I'm on 13.10 and I get that message every time I try to update my software sources. ...
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Teamviewer installed from .deb does not show up in software center

I've recently installed Teamviewer 11 on Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I double clicked the .deb file and it sent me to the software center, where I clicked Install. The application then installs just fine and ...
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Where does ubuntu store information on all installed programs

I have created a custom software, packaged it as a .deb file and tried to installed the same through software-center. Everything was successful. However, when I go back to "Installed" software, I do ...
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Software Center Crashing, Im getting annoyed

I'm running Ubuntu 15.01 or something like that, I just installed it yesterday. Anywho, when I try to open the Software center it immediately crashes. Before this whole crashing thing, it wouldn't ...
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How to remove Ubuntu Software Center sections after uninstalling an app?

I once have downloaded chrome for my 14.04 ubuntu. After a while, I've uninstalled it but at Ubuntu Software Center it keeps showing Google section when I click at the down arrow besides "All ...