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Reinstallation of ubuntu causes install option to disappear

I reinstall ubuntu on my machine which causes removal of install option in software center. There are tons of answers available regarding this, I have tried most of them but unable to solve my issue. ...
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Software Center not functioning, not installable, and not removable, with a persistent live USB in 14.04

I'm using a persistent live USB to run 14.04. I used Ubuntu Software Center a few times to download software, but suddenly it stopped working. The logo is still there, but when I click on it the ...
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Ethernet network is not working except for skype

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. It was working smoothly. I installed all additional software I needed. Now I am having trouble with my internet connection. My Ethernet link isn't working. I thought, the ...
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Muon Software Center does not open

Trying to run Muon Software Center and I see the icon of loading but after 10-20 seconds nothing happens and it closes even not opened. What reasons maybe for this and how I can solve it?
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can't repair software center

it starts when I install libjpeg62 i386 by mistake on 64x machine so I try to fix this problem with: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get install -f but it does not work: $ sudo apt-get install -f ...
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Why is a lot of software missing in my software center?

When I get to software center it shows I can't install preload and others claiming I have no package for that software. Why is that and did I break something? I installed Xubuntu over Ubuntu ...
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Synaptics Package manager and Software Manager crash

Hello when I try to open Synaptic Package Manager in Ubuntu 14.10 this error message appears: E: Type ‘apt-get’ is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list E: The ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes with error

I had a previous problem reportedhere>> with dpkg and debhelper. I followed a previous answer here>> which solved my problem, but now a new one appeared. When trying to run Ubuntu Software Center, ...
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Updating through apt-get in terminal versus the Software Center

There have been several times in my memory that I will be prompted via the Software Center GUI to download system and application updates. It tells me the size of the total updates that will be ...
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Software center won't open,14.04

This problem began when I used the One Click Download for Moonlight from Mono. There is an error in the source list, line 2. I tried to update, same results. I tried deleting the line, the error moves ...
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installing Torque-4.2.6.1 in the workstation (both in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with 8 nodes and 64 cores)

cd /software tar -xzvf torque-4.2.6.1.tar.gz cd /software/torque-4.2.6.1/ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/torque make sudo make install (it is totally fine with this step) sudo vi /etc/profile Add ...
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Problem trying to install new software on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When trying to install any new software on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I get this error: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mesa/libgl1-mesa-glx_10.1.3-0ubuntu0.2_i386.deb 404 Not ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Problem in 14.04

I previously had 12.04 and it was working fine ever since I upgrade to 14.04 everything has been messing up I can't even download anything from Ubuntu Software Center. It says I don't have permission. ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Software Center to stop trying to download a package on startup?

I downloaded some things (Wine was in there) to try and get Flash working (or Flash working for DRM stuff) based on directions I read on a website. It seemed to work (at least I can watch video from ...
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I am having trouble fetching much needed updates

I am trying to figure out why my OS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is having trouble fetching much needed updates? I live in Hawaii and there fore use the Hawaiian Mirror here as my source. I'm searching and ...
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Amarok does not run!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.0.1 and downloaded Amarok from software center. It installed correctly but when I launch it says updating system configuration in a loop. Please Help Me Out!
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Do I have to remove nvidia drivers to install software?

Whenever I try to install apps in the software center I see a popup like this: It says my nvidia drivers will be removed, I don't know if this is ok, how can I fix this problem so that I can install ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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Software Center crashes every time, even after reinstallation

So my Ubuntu Software Center has been crashing every time I run it. I've tried many attempts to remove it and reinstall it using sudo apt-get, but I have had no success getting it to work. I've even ...
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Open geosuite problem

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. When I was installing open geosuite I faced this problem. I cannot remove or install others software. It said the the package is broken. For example, I have ...
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not able to install the software sources listed in Ubuntu software center

When I tried to use sources codes listed in the "Ubuntu software center", does not show any progress and after some time the source disappears from the progress menu
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unable to remove a program

I'm trying to remove bitdefender using the ubuntu software center.. and this is what happened next: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 188880 files and directories ...
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Mapping a music file to a discrete 2D domain/2-D array in Ubuntu

I wish to take music file as an input. The output should be a scalar field on a 2D domain or a Vector field on a 2D domain, which I can store as an array. We have seen mapping of music to a 2D domain ...
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A “serious error” every time I try to open software center

When I click the Software Center icon it opens but it just has a loading icon in the center and closes. Later, I see a minus sign in a red circle in the top right corner of my screen. When I click ...
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Unable to launch softwares that need root acces

I am running ubuntu 14.04 (64). I was setting the root theme appearance with ubuntu-tweak (something Ive done hundreds of time), meaning using the gtk theme in synaptic, gdebi for instance (otherwise ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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'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 ...
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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?
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Unmet dependencies when installing wine from original PPA

I ran into some trouble attempting to install Wine on my computer. I'm running 14.04. Using Software Center, I received the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Apport : unable to create core dump for my application

I have been installing application from the software-center and after crash, apport is not able to save core dump file to cwd. Apport logs are saying: ERROR: apport (pid 22456) Fri Nov 14 11:09:35 ...
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ubuntu software center - default software settings

Anytime I freshly install ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) desktop version from original iso dvd on my system hdd the list of default applications is different from the version installed previous to this. I ...
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List of 'user software' that wasn't upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04

I recently updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the ISO media (while online). At the end, it displayed a warning saying that: Some user software was not upgraded. The setup will continue, but ...
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How Can I Make The Ubuntu Software Center Work After Changing lsb-release File

I recently created a customized version of Ubuntu with some of my favourite apps installed and I changed the lsb-release file so that grub wouldn't call it "ubuntu", however now i cannot open the ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre fails to download package files

yesterday I got an issue with the internet connection, after I've made some operations with the network manager. The problem has been thoroughly described and partially solved in the following ...
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software and updates in system settings not working

Recently, I noticed a red circle with a minus sign on system panel beside the network manager. When I click on it displays the following: A problem occurred when checking for the updates. (greyed ...
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ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed

Ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed and that it had a problem removing a package, this happens whenever I installing in 14.10. All of the applications have ...
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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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How do I (or Can I) enable the “install” button in Software Center for offline repository?

I am talking about to install software by Apt Offline Repository. I've read Community Help and used to apply this method to install software offline. I can successfully install software through ...