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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS fresh install multiple errors

Every few minutes I get an error about an internal error. /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk apport-gtk 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11 the software center crashes after being open about a minute Firefox crashes almost ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Install From PPA

I have installed a PPA. Now I want to view all software that the PPA has to offer in the Ubuntu Software Center GUI. Everywhere I look on the internet they say,"The packages available from the PPA can ...
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Errors from a particular source when I update (in any of the package managers)

When I update (using any of these, apt-get, synaptic or Ubuntu Software Center) I get several errors. First is this warning: Failed to fetch http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/utopic/InRelease ...
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Does optional add-ons automatically install on apt-get install command?

When I open the Ubuntu Software Center, on some software pages I see under the "Optional add-ons" some additional packages(?) that are automatically selected for install. The question is - when I run ...
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Software centers for Ubuntu that have package upload services - apart from Ubuntu Software Center?

Are there any popular software centers for Ubuntu that have package upload services? Not counting the Ubuntu Software Center. Also, are there any that support paid-for applications?
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Commercial Debian Packaging

I am in the process of submitting commercial software to the Ubuntu Software Center, the packaging I am using is of Debian format. I was hoping someone could show me how to create a debian package ...
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Keep getting errors from apport_python_hook.py

I keep getting this error message when trying to do any apt-get command, or almost any command in general, it also shows up when I open the terminal. I also cannot open the Software Center and ...
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Different sizes of images in Software Center

I have a question because it's strange for me that sizes of images are different in Software Center. I don't think that's normal. Can someone explain it to me?
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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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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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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 not available in the new Ubuntu version (15.04)

I'm a Ubuntu 14.04 user and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, but there's a software that I bought in 14.04 that is not showing anymore on Ubuntu Software Center. What to do? Thanks.
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Software center does not open

I have a problem with Software Center. It doesn't open and I could not install any software on my 32bit- Ubuntu. This happened after I have tried to upgrade the System.
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cannot install ANYTHING!

I have tried over and over, searched the web for 5 straight hours,tried terminal, etc. Every time I try to download something, the orange download progress bar only goes halfway and then I get this ...
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Ubuntu Software Center closes immediately after opening

Opening Ubuntu Software Center results in it closing 1-2 seconds later. How can I fix this?
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Problem with Updater & Software centre : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Reading package list fails when I apt- update

I recently was runnning the auto updater and I got the red circle with a white line within saying: A problem occurred when checking for updates After reading a few of the forums here, I tried to ...
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I have a PPA, but I can't figure out how to add an image to the Software Center listing

So I have made a PPA: https://launchpad.net/~stefansundin/+archive/ubuntu/truecrypt After adding the ppa and updating the sources, I can see it in the software center. It is using the default icon ...
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Where is the OTHER Wesnoth data stored?

I had installed The Battle for Wesnoth (latest version) from the Ubuntu Software Centre on my Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn (U3!). I then uninstalled it for a while. Later I installed it again. To my ...
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Unable to launch Ubuntu sotware center

I also tried using terminal but geting the error mentioned bellow root@piyush1992-Vostro-2520:/home/piyush-1992# software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", ...
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Error 404 when trying to install the package linux-image-extra

I am trying to install the package below on ubuntu/trusty64 apt-get install -y linux-image-extra-`uname -r` and getting the following error Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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User Permission - Only installing from Ubuntu Software Centre

My father in law's 14 month old Dell Computer's hard drive just crapped out, I replaced it with a new hard drive and since Dell won't send him a product key for the windows 8 that he purchased them I ...
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Installing Braid

Some time ago I bought the game Braid from the Ubuntu Software Center, but in Ubuntu 14.10 I has been removed and I cannot install it anymore. It is still listed in the Ubuntu Apps Directory, but only ...
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Software Center crashes on startup - Tried the obvious

Title says it. If I run from the Terminal I get: :~$ software-center 2015-02-04 22:12:05,131 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-04 22:12:05,358 - ...
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gconf2 and python2.7 fail while installing packages (UbuntuStudio 14.04.1, 32bit)

I am new on AskUbuntu. I experience the following errors when installing new packages. The error log from the terminal is as follows: Setting up gconf2 (3.2.6-0ubuntu2) ... Traceback (most recent ...
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Publish Java Swing Application on Ubuntu Software Center

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a VirtualBox in Windows 8.1 and now I want to install Ubuntu SDK in it using the following commands: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa $ sudo apt-get ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Software-center not working

Helllo guys, I am new to Ubuntu , and I have recently had a problem with softwre-center. It wont open. When I try to open it from terminal it displays something like "bus error(core dumped)" What can ...
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About Ubuntu Software center

I already saw many threads about Ubuntu Software Center, but, I don't know if I'm downloading my programs (like dconf editor and Wallch) from a trusted source. The only 2 things (probably) that I ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre starts loading and then disappears

I am new to Ubuntu, and tried running the sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center, but I got: E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Can't install software through Ubuntu software center

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit. I can't install software through Ubuntu software center. When I try to install , install button shows disabled and I tried file->install its also the same.
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AUTOIT alternate software\

Is there any equivalent software to autoIT is available for ubuntu? I cant able to upload the files using selenium webdriver without autoIT. autoIT software only supports in windows. thanks in ...
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Disable Splash Screen on Ubuntu Software Center startup

Is there a way to disable the splash screen when Ubuntu Software Center starts up? It takes a long time to load on my laptop. thanks!
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Cant install unity-control-center after update to 14.04

I was running 12.04 then upgraded to 14.04 and tried to reinstall unity-control-center but i get: unity-control-center: Depends: libpulse-mainloop-glib0 (>= 1:0.99.1) but 1:4.0-0ubuntu11 is to be ...
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App not opening from terminal after installation

I'm trying to install Leksah IDE. I followed the instructions on the leksah website and it said it installed correctly, but now it won't open. After installing, I entered: jase@Jase-PC:~$ leksah ...
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Software center empty and no unistall button in dash

I have these two problems which I assume are related. What happens is that suddenly all the apps in software center are gone and in dash there is no 'uninstall' button, only the 'launch' one
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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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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Package system is broken (oxideqt-codecs-extra) ubuntu 14.04

So last night I tried to update using the update manager and I couldn't because I encountered an error halfway through (error:brokencount>0). Today I wanted to install a package with ubuntu software ...
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Getting Strange Output from /var/lib/dpkg/lock

When I was installing updates, the Ubuntu Software Center progress bar got stuck, so I opened the terminal and tried to view contents which were working by running the command: sudo lsof ...
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Can't remove my software center

So I was told that sudo apt-get remove software-center would be used to remove software-center, and then I would reinstall it. Well, every time I try to remove it i get this: lacy@lacy:~$ sudo ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Wont Open 13.04

Hi. I am brand new to this operating system but not afraid to get my hand a bit dirty to find the solution. I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 amd 64 bit today and installed via a flash drive. Everything ...
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trouble downloading software from software center

after installng 12.04 LTS version through wubi ,i am unable to install softwares from software center.It shows the message to check internet connection,but i am able to load pages from mozila.i tried ...
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How to install xnviewmp using package management aptitude `apt-get` on Ubuntu 12.10?

How to install xnviewmp using package management aptitude apt-get on Ubuntu 12.10? Visiting https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/xnviewmp/ and clicking through to software center ends results in ...
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Check your internet connection

When I'm trying to install synaptics driver for touchpad, I'm getting the error of: Check you internet connection: Failed to fetch ...
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Install GNOME Onscreen Keyboard (GOK) in Ubuntu 12.04

According to this link the GNOME On-Screen Keyboard should be available for v12.04, but when I click the link there for GOK in Software Center apt://gok, it tells me: Not found There isn’t a software ...
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If I buy World of Goo in software center can I install it on my 2 ubuntu machines?

Considering buying World of Goo from Ubuntu Software Center, but not sure what happens after that. All my computers use the same Ubuntu SSO account - does this mean I can install it on more than one ...
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How can I deploy 32 and 64 bit versions of my application in the Ubuntu's Software Center under a single entry?

I don't know how or don't see the option to have 32-bit and a 64-bit version of my application under the same entry in the Ubuntu's Software Center, and .deb packages cannot contain multiple ...
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moving software from one laptop to another

I have two laptops, first one is installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.And second one is installed with edubuntu. Both laptops are being used for different purposes. In one of my laptop I have installed ...