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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, ...
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vlc player is not installing from ubunto software center giving a massage

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to be ...
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Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)

I tried to install dropbox over the software center but it froze while applying changes. I then forced the unresponsive software center to close and killed the ongoing process. Even after rebooting ...
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Scope of Ubuntu Software Center

I found a similar q&a here Is apt-get install method the same as Ubuntu software centre installation? but my experience suggests this is not a completely accurate answer. I put 'ubuntu video ...
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Software & updates won't open. Possibly downloaded something for 14.10 on accident somehow

I can't open "Software and updates" in 14.04 LTS. I've tried multiple restarts and unplugging and replugging various USB devices (I read that somewhere, sounded silly but couldn't hurt to try!) and it ...
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Application rejected on myapps.developer.ubuntu.com. What can I do?

I submitted a desktop application on myapps.developer.ubuntu.com long time ago. But it was rejected today with the following reason: This package submission process is now deprecated. To provide my ...
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Problem installing Microsoft font

When I tried to install Microsoft fonts from my ubuntu software center, it says it installed okay. But when I open writer there is no microsoft font appear in font list. I reinstall it but it's not ...
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No option for installing any aap in Software Center

There is no any option for installing the flash player but has a More info button. Even if I click the 'More info' button it says check your Internet connection. But there is no issue with my ...
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apt-get install/remove/reinstall doesn't work. Python errors

Recently I tried to install the ubuntu desktop on my ubuntu server 14. The installation failed hard. I tried several things fixing it and did a lot of research. But I couldn't find anything helpful. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot update

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop. When running the command sudo apt-get update, I get the following error Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release ...
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proxy authentication error in using app-ppa-repository after exporting proxy settings in ubuntu 15.04

i am trying to add repositories through the terminal after exporting proxy settings. export http_proxy="http://username:password@proxy":"port" export ...
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Does etckeeper disrupt installations from Software Center

In the Software Center I searched for VirtualBox, found it and hit "Install". The installation ended with a Pop-up reading Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software ...
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How do you search the Ubuntu Software Center from the Unity Dash?

Instead of having to open Ubuntu Software Center which is slow, I would like to just open up Dash, and search for the program I'd like to install. How can I make this possible? Currently I see ...
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Ubuntu software center not opening error “countrycode”

I have an error which is exactly the same with this one Software Center not opening -- Keyerror: 'countrycode' I'm not sure whether it is because I chose to download update in the system ...
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“sudo apt-get -f install” not working at all and is causing soo many problems!

Just recently I fixed my wireless driver for my laptop which is running 14.04 LTS but now the connection keeps on dropping. So I looked around and found out that you could try to update your kernel, ...
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Installing Chrome correctly

I'm a longtime Windows user but I've been interested in Linux for quite some time as a possible alternative. I've dabbled with it a number of times but just installed 15.04 GNOME as a dual boot with ...
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Why do some apps say they are free? [closed]

Why are there several programs in the Ubuntu software center that are labeled as "free", and then you go to install and you are prompted to "buy" a subscription to Ubuntu One? I appreciate all the ...
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How to retrieve size of a software(package) in ubuntu?

By using python-apt I find package's sizes, but it gives wrong results I think. FOr example, for package named eclipse, size is shown in Ubuntu software center as shown below: 240,8 MB to download, ...
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How/where to report missing packages

I have tried to install the motion app, and got a bunch of deps missing at the server, see below. Where and how should I reported? Distro: Ubuntu-mate 15.04 W: Failed to fetch ...
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Software center download won't stop/cancel

This feels like a dumb question but I'm fairly new to ubuntu/linux and I don't know what to do. I tried downloading something in Ubuntu software centre (dropbox I believe) a while ago. It never got ...
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Can no longer use apt-get to install due to error with apport

I am working on a Windows 7 PC with a Xubuntu (Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, 64-bit) Virtual Box. Lately I have been having problems using the 'apt-get' command, and also the Software Updater. The Software ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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Software center is not getting re-installed

I had removed software center from my system, and now I want to reinstall it but when I try re-installing it via the terminal, it is not getting installed and shows me the following error: Package ...
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Can't open software center after installing 14.04 alongside windows 7

Here is the output in the terminal when I type software-center into the terminal: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 29, in <module> import logging ...
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Xubuntu doesn't have or allow for installation of software center

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on an old dell tower I pulled out of my closet to use ruby on rails with. I was attempting to install ruby and rails but none of the installs took. My system is updated and ...
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Ubuntu Software Center swaps Name and Description

Where does Ubuntu Software Center get the Name and Description values for an application? For an application I am developing, it is showing the Description in the field where the name is supposed to ...
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Can't launch neither Software Center nor Update Manager or install VLC on Ubuntu 12.04LTS [duplicate]

I have just installed a new version of Chrome browser on 12.04LTS 32bit and now Software Centre and Update Manager keep crashing when I try to open them. I need to install a new VLC player and can't ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development [closed]

I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do applications have to undergo a ...
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I deleted trusted software providers from authentication in software and updates

I am currently using ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was getting a 404 error whenever I used sudo apt-get update. I feel it is because of some trusted software providers which I deleted - ubuntu archive ...
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Unable to install new software due to dartvm?

I recently tried running this command to install the dart vm: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https # Get the Google Linux package signing key. $ sudo sh -c 'curl ...
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I can't find the Linux Version of Spotify in my Software center

So, I'm a total new kid to Ubuntu, and I tried to install Spotify using the steps from the Spotify preview build for Linux page. I then did all the steps and saw everything loading correctly but when ...
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How do I fix broken dependencies after aborted installation of gnome/libreoffice?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) with Libreoffice removed and Openoffice 4.1.0 installed. My package system is broken and I can't install or un-install anything until I've fixed the problem. I've ...