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Media playback & App Store

I recently moved back from Windows 8.1 Pro to Ubuntu since the 12.04 LTS edition. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS of 32 bit version. The music and video files were not playing as there were ...
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Upgrade problem with add repositories and ubuntu software center

I want to Update my OS, Ubuntu 14.04 and I have problems with Ubuntu Software Center and add repositories for install more apps. the command: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Problem with software-center in 14.04

I installed Ubuntu trusty 14.04 on my laptop along side windows dual boot. i have a problem with software center. i am unable to install any tool using this and also no updates were taking place. So i ...
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How to generate a list of categorized list of applications?

When I go to the Ubuntu Software Center and click on Installed, I get a categorized list of all applications. It's something for example like Accessories (Disk, Text editor, ...), Developer tools ...
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Unable to Update Ubuntu SoftWare Sotre Denendency

I'm trying to install unity-tweak-tool on my machine. The software center give the error of Dependency is not satisfiable: python3 (>=3.3.2.2~) But I already have python 3.4 on my machine, What ...
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Tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center and got quoted message

What do I do to get rid of this message, received when I tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center, and that someone also got in 2012 but then said it was gone? Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu software center crashes every time I try to open

SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en%5fIN E:The package lists or ...
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A problem with open Ubuntu software center

I try to Update a program "brackets" but I find this problem (E:The package brackets needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.) and I can't use the Ubuntu software center any ...
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how to remove password authentication in ubuntu software center? [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu.Frequent password authentication while downloading any software in ubuntu is frustrating.Is there any way to remove it ? thanks in advance.
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How can I install programs on another drive?

I'm planning on switching from Windows to Ubuntu and with Windows, when you install programs, you can have the option to choose where to install it. How could I do that on Ubuntu? The reason is ...
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Ubuntu Software Center: Delete license terms file

I am trying to install a package and during installation I accidentally declined the license terms, terminating the installation. Now when I try to install the same program I instantly get a ...
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I can't login in the Software Center to rate an app. Just says login failed. What do I do?

I can't login in the Software Center to rate an app. Just says login failed. What do I do? I can not find any place within the Software Center app to allow me to login nor create an account. Don't ...
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couldn't open ubuntu software center.unable to install or update through terminal

I am new to Linux. Have been encountering this issue for a couple hours. Please help me resolve this. Don't know much of this stuff. E: Problem with MergeList ...
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CLI view of Software changes [duplicate]

I often install software, remove software, upgrade it etc, and sometimes I need to check on recent changes such as these that I have made. But to do this currently I am having to open the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Software Center > Ryzom

Many games and apps like Ryzom are not shown in my Ubuntu Software center . I tried to add other software sources but to no avail .
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Gnome via software center vs Ubuntu GNOME

Pretty simple question. Is installing the GNOME desktop environment via Ubuntu's software center the same as installing the official flavor Ubuntu GNOME? If not, how is it different? Thanks!
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I can't install anything in Ubuntu Software Center

It says this: (installArchives() failed: dpkg: error processing package coreutils (--configure): package coreutils is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed') ...
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How long does it take for Software Center submissions to be reviewed?

a little more than four months ago (so quite some time now), I submitted a game I made to Software Center for inclusion. Since then the small game is "Pending Review". It is proprietary and has a ...
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unable to acces my account after a bad manipulation

Well all started when i tried yesterday to download virtual box on my ubuntu14.04 So i went to the website downloaded the version for ubuntu and got a .deb i clicked into it then got redirected to ...
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Swap and Ram both maxed out and nearly froze my computer; what log files should I open, and who should I share them with?

Woah, linux just got gridlocked. Everything started screeching to a halt, not even mouse movement. Just opening tabs on chrome. Jumped to a terminal with ctrl+alt+f5 or something, took me minutes to ...
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How to update Flash? (version numbers don't match)

Edit: There actually seems to be an issue with Flash not correctly downloading and updating through flashplugin-installer. Don't ignore it! Check my answer. I'm apologize if the answer is extremely ...
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How to find installed Oracle SQL Developer?

I have a strange problem I never had before. I have Oracle SQL Developer installed. If I run the install .deb file, it shows in my Software Center that it is installed. And this is true because I can ...
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torque update on 12.04.5 LTS

I am having a problem to update torque pbs. The current version on our cluster is 2.5.1 but on the official site: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/support/download-center/torque-download/ the version ...
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Ubuntu Software Center fails on every captcha I try

I am trying to turn on the recommendations in the Ubuntu Software Center. When trying to sign up it keeps putting up captchas. I can't read any of them! There is not a button for audible prompting. I ...
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Where is Unity Drawers?

I'd like to extend Unity with Drawers. But that is much more complicated than I expected. It's supposed to be in the Software Center. It isn't. I tried to manually install it, following these ...
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How to reset Ubuntu to default settings?

I purchased a laptop with Ubuntu downloaded on it. It has the old users information on it and I would like to "Factory reset" the software so its like I just downloaded Ubuntu...
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Ubuntu software center not working in Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to open software center, it gets closed within 5 seconds after being opened. I am not able to install or un-install any software using terminal too. When I tried to uninstall Software ...
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Unable to use apt-get or Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 (old laptop last used in 2012 being used as current one gets repaired etc etc) and unable to run apt get or update any software in Ubuntu Software Center. The last time I used ...
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Ubuntu Software Center: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package

I'm trying to upload an application to the Ubuntu Software Center and have encountered this error when uploading the .deb file: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package. What is the ...
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How to view number of downloads of packages from Ubuntu Software centre? [duplicate]

Is there a way through which I can see the number of times an application or package from the Ubuntu Software Center has been downloaded? If not, is there some sort of way in which I can view the ...
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How to get a direct link to .deb file of a package

I'd like to install an app from my Ubuntu Software Center, However it's a bit large to download (It's Texmaker and is around 760 MB). I'm current in an university where we have got a service by ...
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ImageMagick suddenly installed

I was taking a look at my installed programs, when I saw a program called ImageMagick, I took a look at it in the Ubuntu Software Center, and it's a program to manipulate images. That's OK, but I ...
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Software Center worked for 7 months, now it crashes

This is what I get when I run it: rob@rob-Inspiron-620:~$ software-center 2015-06-28 17:46:35,649 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-06-28 17:46:35,864 - ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crash on start

USC crash at start.. i tried reinstall and removing cache and what not but nothing help. This is what I get when try to open it from terminal. 2015-06-28 19:15:59,031 - ...
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Why Ubuntu Software Center don't have the last versions of software? [duplicate]

I wonder because most software available in the center, is the oldest currently in official pages released versions.
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Software center won't launch

So software centre will not open at all and whenever I try it usually crashes my system. So I used the terminal to open it using the command: software-center It came up with this 2015-06-27 ...
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My Ubuntu Software Center will not open

Sorry for the gk. new terminal, and bad habits don't die easy.. conlin@conlin-NV52-Series:~$ sudo software-center [sudo] password for conlin: 2015-06-26 10:18:45,305 - ...
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Version 14:04 Control (Gear symbol): only partly working

'suddenly' the control is only partly workking: no response to 1: system settings, 2: about this computer etc. Reinstalling unity-control-center: message incompatible dependencies for e.g. 1: ...
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“Use This Source” in Ubuntu Software Center grayed out for many Softwares [duplicate]

I'm attempting to download a serial ftp software from the Ubuntu Software Center. However, for example, for "Serial Port Terminal" software, I'm seeing this message, "Available from the "universe" ...
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How to get dpkg output of software center installations?

I'm trying to explain to a poster how to provide information about a failing installation from within software center and - without ever having used it - I don't seem to find any access to the dpkg ...
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Software Center is not working

In 14.04 64-bit the Ubuntu Software Center is not working. I have copied the error message. 2015-06-20 17:32:58,946 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-06-20 ...
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error while trying to install from software center

Package dependencies cannot be resolved. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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Type '}ckage' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongo.list [duplicate]

I want to reinstall software center as I cannot open in. I used this command sudo apt-get update && apt-get install --reinstall software-center but this shows this- E: Type '}ckage' is ...
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Error message while installing any software?

Whenever I am installing VLC in Ubuntu software center, I am getting following Error, How to solve this problem? The following packages have unmet dependencies: libavcodec53:i386: Depends: ...
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Can't install Virtualbox alongside with Ubuntu software center?

When I install Virtual Box (lastest version from official site), it's OK but the Ubuntu Software Center was removed by itself. and when I install Ubuntu Software Center by using this method sudo ...
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i am unable to install/uninstall anything using terminal

I can't open software center. also nothing is being installed using terminal command. Please help! I am getting this as an error: rahul@rahul-Aspire-5745:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't stop searching activity

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been unable to cancel a search in Ubuntu Software Center, the process keeps going and going and I cannot install other programs. How do I cancel this? (its been ...
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Unable to run “software updater”, Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm unable to update my system Ubuntu 14.04 as software updater isn't running. Also I'm unable to run Ubuntu software center. All these problems arose after I tried to do partial upgrade of my system. ...
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how to install software through software center?

Software center don't give option of download or install it just give option to see more info then how can i install software through it?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crash of Update-Manager and Software Center

Hej, Ubuntu 14.04 used to run really smoothly on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 until recently. I tried figuring out how to fix it looking for threats dealing with the same issue. Unfortunately, it seems, ...