The Ubuntu Software Center gives you instant access to thousands of open-source and carefully selected free applications.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
53 views

Ubuntu Software Center is not allowing me to download software when I try to install something

I recently have gotten myself an Acer C720 Chromebook. This is the device I am currently using. On this device I have XFCE4 installed. I installed Ubuntu software center so that I may in turn get ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

My Software Center does not load

Hi there does anyone have an idea as to why my Ubuntu Software Center refuses to load ? As I open it, it shows a few seconds freezes and disapears again.
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

Problem with the Ubuntu Software Center

When I installed Ubuntu I wanted to get some basic software from the Ubuntu Software Center. I started with the flash player, the Software Center wanted me to use the "multiverse" source, I clicked on ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

software center fails to open

I am not a programmer so have a limited understanding of the Terminal use. I cannot log in to the terminal when it asks for a password I understand it does not display, but I cannot log in. Attempting ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Cant install program from ubuntu software center-it says“check your internet connnection!failed to download repository information” [duplicate]

says..404 not found W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-updates/universe when enered sudo apt-get update
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Can't download anything from the Ubuntu Software Center

I have been trying to download something from the Ubuntu Software Center and it keeps coming up with "Requires installation of untrusted packages", underneath it says "The action would require the ...
1
vote
2answers
47 views

Software Center crashing already tried uninstalling and re-installing

Software Center crashes. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. Already have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Software Center. Here's the error I get: user@pc:~$ software-center 2014-12-21 15:34:40,540 - ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

Software Center keeps crashing

Last week I typed in a command for /ect/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list into my terminal and ever since then Ubuntu Software Center Keeps crashing. The report says <class System Error> ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Enable to install anything after a XAMPP installation in 14.04 LTS

I'm new to Ubuntu 14.04 , i spent some time in it , all was fine till a XAMPP installation : so i can't install anything from command line or from Ubuntu Software Center ! I search a lot for a ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

software center lists mutiple entries of okular install and reader

Recently I noticed by accident that I have multiple entries for the okular document viewer in the Software Center. Four of five appear to be identical. Also listed are a host of okular ...
1
vote
2answers
46 views

Software Center GUI consume too much memory. Is this a known bug or so-designed?

When I tried to open Software Center (GUI version) from left panel, it soon consumes more than 7GB memory. After staying at 7GB for a while, it quits with nothing coming out, as shown in this picture: ...
-1
votes
1answer
37 views

Package operation failed/WARNING: some OpenPGP programs can't handle a DSA key with this digest size ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Every time i install or uninstall using the Ubuntu Software Center I get the message: Package Operation Failed The installation or removal of the software package failed. I get this for EVERY ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Is it possible to remove gnome-contacts in 14.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 after coming back from using Mint. I'm cleaning up some of the software that comes installed that I don't need or want. One of those applications is ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

“ERROR MESSAGE: Requires installation of untrusted packages” [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox 4.3.20. I keep getting the error message shown in the title when I try to download anything in the Software Center. I tried changing servers in "Software and ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How to disable third party repositories? I have tried sudo software-properties-gtk but it does not work

I cannot seem to find a way to disable third party repositories. I need to do this to update from 14.04 to 14.10 I type sudo software-properties-gtk But all I get is this alex@alex-NV55C:~$ ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

How can I install the ubuntu software center. I tried sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center and I get an error

I tried installing many apps already via terminal and all I get is errors which is really starting to bug me alot. So please help me. When I type sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center all I ...
0
votes
2answers
36 views

How are Ubuntu packages structured? [duplicate]

When I download a package in Ubuntu, what files does it install on my system and where? I'm just curious about the package structure in general (I searched and it doesn't look like anyone's asked ...
-1
votes
2answers
51 views

I want to play minecraft [duplicate]

I can't install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. For example, I tried to install Java but I couldn't and don't say to install it off Google; I have tried installing Java from Google but it ...
1
vote
0answers
43 views

Why does ubuntu not connect to update server?

all. My ubuntu installation recently 'crashed' after attempting an update on 16.12.2014. The installation became unusable and I had to format and re-install. I've successfully installed 14.04 but ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Can't install apps via Software Center, the “use this souce” button does nothing

I've got to admit that I'm new to using Ubuntu, but I can't find a good answer elsewhere... Here goes. I'm still setting up a LiveUSB copy of Ubuntu with some new apps, but I can't get many of them ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Dropbox and Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work after settinf python3.4 as default

In Ubuntu 14.04, I've set python3.4 as the default python version. After that, Dropbox doesn't launch at startup and the Ubuntu Software Center cannot open up anymore. Running them from the command ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Software Center problem [duplicate]

I cannot load the access the Ubuntu Software center. I receive the error message E:Type'<html><head><meta' is not know on line 1 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list. ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Uninstall feem completely

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit version. I recently installed Feem Wifi direct app from here. I had to run the source code from the terminal, without root privileges. Now I am not able ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Package failed to install, but does

I have discovered something strange upon using Ubuntu 14.10. I have been using the OS for a week now and everything is running fine, but when I install or uninstall software from the software center, ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

strange behavior when removing software

This problem started about three weeks ago, after I installed Quagga, a routing software. I configured quagga according to this website's instructions: ...
0
votes
2answers
60 views

Shall I delete this line in sources.list?

This line deb-src-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ utopic main restricted, Line 63, in sources.list is not known on sudo apt-get update and is causing Synaptic Package Manager and Ubuntu ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

installing mini ccnx

I want to install mini ccnx from the following site: https://github.com/chesteve/mn-ccnx/wiki/Installing I downloaded and installed all the requirement programs and then ran: sudo apt-get install ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

How to manage applications

I am dualbooting Ubuntu with Windows 8.1 for about a year. My intention is to completely step away from the Windows environment, but I keep returning to Windows. Mainly because installing and managing ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Need Help I Keep Getting Internet Error Connection When Installing Via Software Center [duplicate]

I tried installing this following deb files via software center: skype,gimp and odesk team room application. But I keep on getting Internet Connection Error. But I can open my Internet on my Browser. ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

instal button not active in Ubuntu software center

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. But as I am trying to install any software in Ubuntu software center , i could not find the install button. Upon clicking the software , its showing only more info ...
1
vote
2answers
38 views

A Software Center review claims Ruby has a virus. Is it accurate?

I'm working on a Javascript webapp and trying to figure out how to add documentation. It seems like the only option is to install something that lives on a server. I thought maybe I'd try JSDuck. It ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Upgrade YAZ to YAZ 5

Still a beginner, I don't know who I can ask. Problem: I try to use MarcEdit 6 (marcedit.reeset.net/). If I use its tool "Z39.50/SRU Client" to search for any book in any offered library-database it ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

install / remove button disabled on software center

upgraded to 14.04 lts from 12.04 lts. issue is install / remove button is disabled in software center so can't install or remove software from software center. how to fix it?
0
votes
2answers
85 views

how to install flex and bison: error can not locate file [duplicate]

i tried to install flex and bison but i got this error : can not locate the file & also i use software center to do this but authenticate error occur. i don't know which resource i should choose. ...
-1
votes
2answers
227 views

What legitimate, legal use does the application, Access Prompt, have?

When I download the Ubuntu Software Centre Application, another application, Access Prompt, surreptitiously downloads at the same time. When I uninstall the Access Prompt application, it also ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

'sudo' is not known after moonlight install

yesterday I tried install moonlight (silverlight) and something going wrong. Now i have problem with update and Ubuntu software center. E: Typ "sudo" is not known in line 1 list sources ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Ubuntu Software Center Problem please help! [duplicate]

Please help I keep getting this on the software center. Package operation failed. The installation or removal of a software package failed. installArchives() failed: debconf: DbDriver "config": ...
0
votes
2answers
125 views

How to List all software installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and Uninstall them

I am beginner to Ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu desktop 14.04 and have tried to install PHP, Apache, MYSQL and PHPMYADMIN through terminal. I have tried many commands but have only installed Apache ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

Spectacle app alternative for Ubuntu

On Mac I have been using the Spectacle app for moving and resizing windows with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. It's very cool. What similar application can I use for Ubuntu?
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Is there any trucking software out there that will run on a linux platform?

I would like to know if there a trucking program out there that will run with xubuntu, linux Lite or any of the linux platforms. Regard Bob
0
votes
1answer
11 views

What is the Url to Open software center with a prefered application?

I've searched it several ways.Nothing more,Just need to add install buttons which must open up Ubuntu software center with a pre-selected application.Is there a way to do that ? Windows 8 store site ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

problem with source file in sources.list.d directory

When I was trying to update program and system by Ubuntu Software Center. Internet cut off and now I can not download any software to download Ubuntu Center and can not install through Terminal? What ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

ubuntu software center can't open

When I was trying to update program and systme by Ubuntu softwar Center. Internet cut off and now I can not download any software to download Ubuntu Center and can not install through Terminal? what ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

How to upload my C program to the Ubuntu Software Center

I recently created a game using the C-programming language. Now I want to upload it to the Ubuntu software center but I don't know how. I'm searching on Google since at least 2 weeks, but without ...
0
votes
0answers
115 views

install bitbake ubuntu 14.04

I have not seen any bitbake package exist in ubuntu software center or sudo apt-get install bitbake also not working. Can someone help me to install bitbake on ubuntu14.04? Thanks
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Ubuntu software center not working [duplicate]

My Ubuntu software center not working it gives this error please help me out : Error : Opening the cache (E:Encountered a section with no package header E: Problem with MergeList ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Tryiing to install octodad dadliest catch

I have purchased a video game from humble bumble and have downloaded the file but don't know why it wont open and install. the game is octodad dadliest catch for linux operating system, it is ...
0
votes
2answers
64 views

How to install Sage on Ubuntu?

So I was following the instructions here - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SAGE The apt get command on your link doesn't find anything. And what is this instruction of putting a link to the "sage ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Could not start synaptic and Software download center

I got the following error when I tried to install a software using synaptic, "E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...