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I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am recieving error message when trying to update software. Can i fix this?

I am receiving this message when trying to update:- failed to fetch http://gb.archive.abuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/software-center/software-center_5.2.2.1_all.deb 404 not found My Internet ...
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How do I replace the following missing files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I figure out what package something is in without resorting to Google? I am getting the following errors with software center file does not exist: ...
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having problems with update manager

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. It loads up 3/4 of the way and then says: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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How do I return a purchase from the Ubuntu Software Centre?

I purchased Amnesia (game) from the Ubuntu Software Centre. It crashes on startup every time and I therefore want to return it for a refund. I can't find a way of doing so through the USC and, ...
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Does the Software Center log installations?

Does the Ubuntu Software Center keep a log of everything it has installed? So I could just parse this log to convert it into a script full of 'sudo apt-get instals' or something. And then the next ...
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Software Center is stuck for Dropbox “applying changes” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox install stuck at 99%, how do I fix it? (and any dpkg errors) I wanted to download and install Dropbox, but it has been stuck "applying changes" for almost an ...
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Software Center doesn't show files installed

When I install a program in the Software Center that happens to install a menu option, it is discoverable through the menu, but if it is a package that is documentation, or command-line only, there is ...
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Why do some commercial apps have a section called 'also requires' and free apps don't?

In the Ubuntu Software Center paid (commercial) applications get a section called 'Also requires' which is quite neat. Why don't the free applications get this feature? For example Amnesia: The Dark ...
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Which version of OpenMP implements gcc 4.5?

I am using Ubuntu 11.04. I have installed the compiler gcc 4.5 by using the command sudo apt-get install gcc 4.5 in terminal. Now I need the command to enable OpenMP. Is it gcc -fopenmp foo.c ? ...
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How long to wait before Humble Bundle games appear in Software Centre?

At software-center.ubuntu.com it says Thank you for downloading your Humble Bundle games from the Ubuntu Software Center Notes: As these games have been recently added to Ubuntu Software ...
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Does the Software Centre provide a DRM/licensing scheme?

Does Ubuntu's Software Centre include a DRM/licensing mechanism so that applications can only be installed and run by the people who purchase them? I'm thinking of something similar to Apple's where ...
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How can I deploy 32 and 64 bit versions of my application in the Ubuntu's app store?

How can I deploy into the app store the different x86 AND x64 versions of my app? I don't see that option when I upload my app into the Ubuntu's app store... and, AFAIK, .deb packages cannot contain ...
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apt-get fails to upgrade, install, remove etc

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, had no issues that I noticed. Recently tried to install something via software center, but it was throwing errors. Changed to trying to sudo apt-get install instead but ...
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Can't install Gvim

I've installed Gvim and synaptic package manager on 12.04, Gvim had a warning each time I ran it from terminal. So I removed it and tried to install again but came with the following error from ...
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Ubuntu Software Center closes seconds after started? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening Ubuntu software center closed after 1 second after i opened it. this is what i get when i open it with terminal jeggy@localhost:~$ ...
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Promoting an app in the Ubuntu Software Center through a ratings and reviews API

As an app author, I would like to promote my app in Ubuntu. One nice way to do it is to encourage users to submit their reviews and ratings to the Software Center. It would be really cool if I could ...
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Login broken for Software Center recommendations

I tried to turn on recommendations for Ubuntu Software Center. It asked me for a username and password, so I tried entering what I thought was my Ubuntu One login. Now it seems to silently fail ...
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Changing Wallpaper on 12.04 Login Screen

I'm using this link but seems to be not working on 12.04, here's the Terminal message below: Are there other softwares/tips for changing the login screen? I'm also using link but seems outdated. ...
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Error while opening Software Center and Update Manager in Xubuntu

Using Xubuntu 12. I can't open either the Software Center or Update Manager. I'm a complete novice! I get the following error: Failed to execute command "/usr/bin/software-center %u". Failed to ...
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Why can I install only one software at a time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why the software center doesn't allow multiple downloads? I have seen that in Ubuntu Software Center or even when sudo apt-get install is issued,only one package ...
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Recommendations for application in ubuntu software center [closed]

Ubuntu software center cannot receive recommendations I am trying to turn on recommendations but its automatically turned off...
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download and update impossible.

I use the update center and the Ubuntu software center, they worked fine until I installed an update and then I hit "Check" in the update manager and it goes through in 2 seconds and says all ...
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Lord of Ultima and Bit trip runner not available in Muon Software Centre

Most of the basic apps are found in the Muon Software Centre in Kubuntu. However, I cannot find either 'Lord of Ultima' or 'Bit trip runner', although I see them available in the Ubuntu Software ...
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MySQL Workbench will not open on my Ubuntu 12.04

I have install mysql-workbench version 5.2.38+dfsg-3 via Ubuntu Software Center on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop for some week ago, This work fine until now! Now when I press in the mysql-workbench icon ...
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

Whenever I try to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center, the following error appears. Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. E:Unable to ...
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My Ubuntu Software Center has been hanging on installation

So my USC has been hanging at 50% while installing matlab for the past 10 hours. I was wondering how to kill this process. In addition to that, I was wondering how this matlab application on linux ...
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How can I run Digikam after installing it?

I have installed Digikam in the Software Center on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS system but I cannot find it. I have checked out Applications but it is not there. I know I have it because when I view the ...
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Where are the Ubuntu Software Center configuration files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I'd like to look at the Ubuntu Software Center configuration files, to check and see if there's a simple reason why the package appears to be ...
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How can I install bleachbit in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm unable to install bleachbit on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. The Ubuntu Software Centre shows that the package is available from the Universe software source and I have the option to "use this ...
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How to remove error message when installing new softwares

First I had installed oracle java via terminal. its get en error. I don't remember the error message. but other java app are working example netbeans, eclipse. The main problem is when i installed any ...
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My apt-get update is taking too much and finally error?

I was trying apt-get update but from an over night wait i found this !! Also my software centre is showing , when i click some software to install it shows it is from multiverse source or ...
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software center installing slowly and failures on upgrades

My update center has started saying "package broken". It looked like it was vlc so I ran sudo apt-get update, also uninstalled vlc. For hours it worked and now when I download an app in software ...
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Ubuntu software center is running slow on 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are updates downloading so slow? Similar to this post ( Why is software slow to install using Ubuntu Software Center? ) installing software on my laptop is taking ...
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How do you uninstall software added from the internet?

I installed Google Chrome from the internet instead of Ubuntu Software Center. How do you uninstall applications installed in this manner?
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Can I safely remove software sources added by software-center?

In software sources I have two entries that say Added by software-center; credentials stored in /etc/apt/auth.conf. I can see on the URIs that they are sources for software I have bought (for 0 $) in ...
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I can not install any software

I am new to Ubuntu. During installation of software from Ubuntu software center it shows that there is no internet connection whereas I can access to any website. Using terminal the same problem ...
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How to programmatically fetch a list of applications from the Software Center

Im writing a PyGI app where I'd like to show a list of matching applications from the Ubuntu Software Centre in an auto-completion text entry or dropdwon. I haven't yet figured out the best way to ...
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Software Center - Items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired"

I tried to install back in time and now I keep getting the message 'items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired. I have tried sudo apt-get install -f then get Reading ...
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Information regarding who to contact for submitting books to software centre

I am wondering who I need to get in touch with to find out information regarding books in the Ubuntu Software Centre. What are the requirements? Does Ubuntu get a percentage regarding the sale (like ...
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How do I compile and install the latest PiTiVi 0.15.2?

As there's a critical bug in PiTiVi 0.15.1 (version released in Software Center) and I need to finish a project, I tried to install the latest version, 0.15.2. I tried to add the PPA and to compile it ...
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Software-center Segmentation fault [closed]

Cannot open software-center: 2012-05-17 16:35:12,233 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2012-05-17 16:35:12,236 - softwarecenter.db.database - INFO - open() database: ...
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Installation problem ubuntu 12.04 with hp Pavilion dv4 3006tx laptop

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop containing model is HP Pavilion dv4 3006 tx , it has 1GB Graphics card( Video Graphics AMD Radeon HD 6750M (1 GB DDR5) ). Installation process is ...
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Cannot use software-center to install packages from local repository without internet [closed]

I have a Local repository as instructed in this tutorial . It is a trusted repository, so no "Authentication errors" are there. I've tested it with synaptic and apt-get . I was being able to use ...
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Why pay more for UbuntuUser as eMagazin? [closed]

Why do I have to pay 8,40 € for the electronic version of German UbuntuUser Magazin on Ubuntu Software Center if I get a printed version for only 7,90 €. Shouldn't it be vice versa? That doesn't seem ...
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Why is the software center not alphabetized?

Would be so much better if it were, especially for n00bies.
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Uploading an HTML5 app to the Software Center

I have an app written in HTML and JavaScript, suitable for distribution in the Chrome Web Store as a packaged app. (You can even package it up as a single HTML file with data: URIs.) Is it possible ...
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Can I get new CD or DVD of ubuntu? Also softwares? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I get an Ubuntu Installation CD or DVD? Where can I get physical CDs of Ubuntu if I live in a place with limited internet connectivity? From where,Can I get ...
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Software center and Command Line

Can somebody explain me what is "Install it from Software Center", and "install from a command line" please?. I was using another OS and only two days on Ubuntu.Please help me.
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gfortran not found in Software Center in 12.04

My friend using an older version of ubuntu has gfortran in the Ubuntu Software Center. I think he did not need to download anything. It was already there. He just installed it. But in my case, when I ...
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Why is software slow to install using Ubuntu Software Center?

I've recently installed 12.04 on my PC but I am finding that it takes an eternity to install software using the software center. My PC has more than enough power to handle this (I'm running a 64 bit ...