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ubuntu software center wont show what i searched

when I search Macchanger in the Ubuntu software center nothing shows up and when i go to the Ubuntu software center on Firefox and search Macchanger it comes up so how do i get it to come up on the ...
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Software center does not open 12.04

When I clicked software center in the launcher, nothing happens. When I tried terminal, this is what I get. *P.S. I'm new to ubuntu `ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not installing app

I have an app published in ubuntu software center (https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/extract-email/ ) that users constantly complain of install problems, it seems a Store bug, because the app ...
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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited Python site, and I noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come. My install of Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0. So I downloaded Python and installed it. When I opened IDLE, it showed 3.4.0. ...
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Software Center can't start due to DBus Proxy issue or SSO Client issue

Software Center can't open from GUI of my newly installed 14.04LTS Desktop. Tried update and upgrade, it doesn't work. Tried 'sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center', it doesn't work as ...
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Ubuntu Software Updates not happening properly?

my software updater in ubuntu 14.04 was working perfectly. One day, I killed power to the system, when an update was in progress. From then on, when I boot my system, it displays that software updates ...
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Obscure warning about future updates from Ubuntu Software Center 12.04 LTS

I tried to install Font Manager and got an obscure warning from the Ubuntu Software Center: If you install Font Manager, future updates will not include new items in The Ubuntu desktop system set. ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadble

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by chaning the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit ...
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Upgrading PHP_CodeSniffer from Software Center

I have installed the PHP_CodeSniffer from Ubuntu Software Center, this gives me the version 1.1.0 What I'm trying to do is update it the latest stable version. Seeing this came from Software Center, ...
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Why won't the Ubuntu Software Center work?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and the software center won't work. I've used the steps on http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Skype-Using-Terminal-on-Ubuntu, which is great, but ever since I got the package ...
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turn ubutntu 14.04 into a server

yes I have built my own quad core server I would like to turn it into a server so that I can access my movies that I ripped from my own DVDs I bought to my desktop it has 10TB inside it I would like a ...
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Problem in updation of ubuntu 12.04 lts version

Get:72 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en [32.9 kB] Fetched 19.5 MB in 7min 42s (42.1kB/s) ...
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Package operation failed

i'm trying to install virtual-box through software centeron my ubuntu 12.04 but it is giving me following error dpkg: considering removing virtualbox in favour of virtualbox-4.3 ... dpkg: no, cannot ...
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Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center and Updater don't open

My software center crashes immediately after opening, and my update center will not open at all. I have tried updating from the terminal, but I receive, N: Ignoring file 'play' in directory ...
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Harpia not installing

Harpia does not want to install via the software center or via the command line. In the command line it says: lukas@lukas-Inspiron-N7010:~$ harpia Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Possible to download paid game a second time for free from software center?

I've paid for Steel Storm some time ago and I'd like to play it again but if I click the option to get previous purchases nothing happens and if I try to purchase the game again to see if my previous ...
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Problems installing newer software because older software is having problems… ubuntu 14.04

When I open the Ubuntu software center I get a message that says that Newer software cant be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed There is a repair command ...
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libxslt.so.1: cannot open shared object file: while trying to load libreoffice & Ubuntu Software Center

Whenever I try to load LibreOffice on Ubuntu 13.10 it crashes. Then I try to load it from the terminal and it gives me this error: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: error while loading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't download apps?

I have replaced Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.The problem is I can't download any apps from software center. I click on the app and it said "Available from the 'universe' source". I click the button ...
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Before i install a program from software centre it asks me to remove files

When I click on Install button in the software centre, this small window pops up: Why is this suddenly happening? How do I disable repositories? How do I make this go away, to be able to work ...
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How do I find out the email address associated with software centre? (12.04)

(Currently on Ubuntu 12.04) I'm going to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 and I have a lot of applications installed which I would like to retain when I upgrade to 14.04. The thing is I don't remember what ...
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visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 on ubuntu 14.04

hello I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome flash back and with no luck I installed visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 cause it has the cheats option but after installing it manually I just don’t have an icon ...
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Software Center problem with installation

I open up Ubuntu Software Center and every time I do this, it says: New Software Can't Be Installed Because There Is A Problem With The Software Already Installed. Do You Want To Repair This ...
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Red triangle in top and “Use this source” Error

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 but after a month no update appears ! and when i click on update center it said your system is updated. but red triangle appears in top and said the update information is ...
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ubuntu software center not working and alerts that package catalog needs to be repaired

When i open my ubuntu software center it gives warning that "Items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired. Do you want to repair it now" so i hit repair , but it fails ...
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Authentication error downloading softwares from software center

when ever I try to install some software from the software centre. it says Authentication error Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Xmanager

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when trying to connect by Xmanager 4 i got an error message (gnome-session:8503): CRITICAL : We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry.... how to solve this ...
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clamtk problem, i still get version 0.98.1 for the antivirus engine after removing and reinstalling again via terminal

I recently installed clamtk using the software center and apparently I didn't know that there is a bug of some kind that keeps the anti virus engine at version 0.98.1 but I at least have to have ...
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Software center not loading with Gtk-WARNING's

Recently I have noticed that I can not launch the software center, from either the launcher or the terminal. I have combed over numerous posts about what to do so far with no results. I have tried: ...
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How to install pythoncard?(any alternate method)

How to install pythoncard?I have tried browsing the software center for it and I installed it,but when I run a pythoncard-based program,it shows me that there is no module named pythoncard.Can I ...
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Steam does not pop-up

I have installed steam-launcher from the software center and installed some software that it required (mesa...) but when I want to start steam nothing happens.I use Ubuntu 14.04
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Pack Ubuntu HTML5 click application for desktop

I would like to pack an Ubuntu HTML5 click application for the Ubuntu Software Center. The application is a game that uses Apache Cordova. It is already published in the click store, I would like to ...
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My software-center does not respond when I try to start it

I tried these methods already: remove purgely and re-install software-center, restart computer. but it does not work. Please see the image: When I use command line to start, it has these outputs: ...
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trouble with aptoncd backup

can I backup softwares installed using Ubuntu Software Center using aptoncd? I have installed all my aps using USC. They are not listed in aptoncd list.
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Transcoder Audio Edition

Has anyone tried the Transcoder Audio Edition written by Arman Poghosyan? I found it while searching for software that converts WAV files to mp3, but since it is not in the Software Center, there is ...
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Software Updates Failing after Gnome Install and Unity Removal

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I've uninstalled Unity (simply because I can't stand it), and have installed Gnome Now when I try to run an update, or even install other software I get an error and no updates ...
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Software-Center not finding software that is present in repository

I like a certain software. It is called 'Full GNOME Desktop Environment, with extra components'. I can find it in software-center when I type 'gnome' and select 'By Relevance' or even 'Top Rated'. It ...
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UML tool Umbrello not opening diagrams

I am using Umbrello tool for UML diagrams in Ubuntu 13.10. But I have a problem that I when I open umbrello after few days my all previous diagrams are not shown but all the items for all diagrams in ...
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Lacking some software and fonts on a fresh installation on an ARM-based Chromebook

I just installed Ubuntu on my ARM-based Samsung Chromebook. It was really easy and I had no problems at all. But when I started it, first I had to manually install Gnome-terminal, Firefox, etc. And it ...
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Is there a package manager which allows arbitrary queries for status, name, last change timestamp

I imagine at least stable sortable columns (or better columns with sort priority) to show information for the equivalent of a query like "show me installed packages whose status changed today, sorted ...
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Can't install Sublime Text from a .deb file

When I try to install Sublime Text 3 from a downloaded .deb file I get errors: The installation or removal of a software package failed and Data files for some packages could not be ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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Software Center locked

An error has occurred, please run Package Manager from the right click menu or apt- get in a terminal to see what was wrong. The error message was 'unknown Error:' <type 'exceptions.System ...
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Ubuntu software center (USC)

How to upgrade USC so it is possible to buy the latest Linux Format Magazine, Now I can find issue number 174 i USC but the issue 183 is already released??
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on Kubuntu, Ubuntu Software Center gets SSL handshake failed

when try to get a package got this message: Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/tos/plain/ SSL handshake failed
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Bad package installed, can't uninstall, can't use Software Center or command-line install

Trying to open Software Center from command line gives this error: SystemError: E:The package hl1470nlpr:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. 2014-03-30 22:32:35,966 - ...
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How to add Humble Bundle packages to account without installing

I purchased the Humble Indie Bundles 5 and 6, both of which offer "Click the button below to redeem your bundle on the Ubuntu Software Center." Sure enough, if I click through and log in to Ubuntu ...
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“Could not resolve hostname” error installing softwares

Can download packages from browser by copying the URLs below.. W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-backports/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'hostname' W: Failed to fetch ...
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...