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Can I make a YouTube Series about programs on the Ubuntu Software Center?

I would like to make a video series of me touring the software center, browsing programs, and introducing others to the Ubuntu Software Center and its programs. Can I do this? I am asking because I do ...
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not able to run upgrades

I am a new user trying to run upgrades in my new Ubuntu 12.04 , but i am running in to a problem all scripts seems to do fine and it gets to this screen Package configuration ...
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Making an app for Ubuntu Software Centre [duplicate]

I would love to make apps and publish them on the Ubuntu Software Centre. After following the instructions on the developer centre, I built an app and published it. Now I have realised I have built an ...
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How do I clear Software Center History?

I have old software center history from way back in June and I would like to clear it all but I have tried sudo rm -rf /var/log/apt/history.log /var/log/dpkg.log ut it did not work
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Why is my Ubuntu Touch app not visible in the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a Ubuntu Touch app packaged as a Click package to the Click App Store and it was published a few days ago. It is not in my Ubuntu Software Center, or in the online version. I tried a lot ...
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How can I install software wihout the Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

How can I install Gnome Dictionary or other software if my Ubuntu Software Center is not working? Please give me explanation why my software center is not working and how to fix it.
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Software Centre Errors

Trying to download software from the Ubuntu Software Centre the 'install' button for most of the software is missing and I get the following messages for various programs. When trying to get ClamTK I ...
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Are there any packages that do all the recommended configuration settings for a secured server environment?

I came across questions & articles like these: 1.) What Can Be Done To Secure Ubuntu Server? , 2.) How to prevent your website from getting hacked. which speak of many configuration settings for ...
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When will my application be reviewed?

I submitted an app to the Ubuntu Software Centre through my apps on developer.ubuntu.com yesterday. Will my app ever be reviewed or is my apps no longer used? My app is free and I packaged it myself ...
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How to run the Software Center (it is not in the Unity cog menu)?

I can't for the life of me figure out where to find the Software Center... I know you can run it from the terminal but I'd rather do it visually. This is in Ubuntu 12.04.3.
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Install software without root access?

Is it possible to give a user the rights to install software, without giving him other sudo-rights? Let's say I were to install Ubuntu on the student's computers at a school. I would like them to be ...
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Installing NCTUNS in Ubuntu 13.10

I am not able to find the NCTUNS tool in the Ubuntu Software Center. How to install the NCTUNS on the Ubuntu 13.10?
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Change Proxy Settings In UBuntu

I want to use the Ubuntu Software Center to install software, but I can not download them. How can I give my proxy settings in Ubuntu terminal (just like we use cmd in Windows to choose IE proxy ...
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Package dependencies can not be resolved [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 32-bit. When I try to download something like wine or chromium out of Ubuntu Software Center it won't let me and says this to me: This error could be caused by required ...
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The Software Center won't start anymore, how to fix it?

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 for last 2 months. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have to ...
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I need help updating Ubuntu 11.04… so many problems [duplicate]

This computer was originally Windows Vista, but Boot manager went missing and couldn't boot up. A friend of mine gave me a compact disk with Linux 11.04, and replaced Vista. However, I am unable to ...
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How can I remove Proprietary Sources

I only enabled "main" and "universe" repos, but still proprietary software like "steam" are enabled and shown in the list, how can I remove them?
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My jenkins jobs fails to start

When I try to start jenkins on my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS I get an error $ sudo start jenkins start: Job failed to start
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Problem in jenkins installation on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

$ sudo apt-get install jenkins Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: ...
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Can I install items on Ubuntu, without using the command line? [duplicate]

Everything I've googled so far has used the command line?
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ubuntu installation replacing of windows 7 without partitioning [duplicate]

I have already 5 drives in my PC. I want to install ubuntu replacing of win 7 on drive c without touching other drives. But how?
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Differences of: SoftwareCenter history, dpkg-query and /var/log/dpkg.log.*?

I have just again run across the problem "find out which packages I installed some certain days ago". I have read several Q&A on askubuntu and there are always different ways suggested to do this: ...
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Why do not the brightness of the screen?

Brightness control problem Show but it does not work I have HP Pavilion DV6 I have Ubuntu 13.04 I want to control it through a software. image https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BTDKLLiCQAAHQ9D.png:...
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Are there alternatives to software center?

Are there any GUI alternatives to the Ubuntu Software Center with Fast application loading/Low startup time Fast search Low weight/size Application purchase facility
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How to install RecordMyDesktop in Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. I have installed Ubuntu on Windows using VM Player. While learning Ubuntu, I want to record the actions I perform on the system. When I searched using chrome browser on ...
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Software Updater Failed to download repositories 13.04 [duplicate]

My software Updater is no longer working. the computer tells me i need to check from updates, it shows a red triangle symbol that if you click it give me an option to show updates but when i do the ...
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Installing C compiler, JDK etc. in Ubuntu [closed]

I am a new to Ubuntu. I have used Windows before, but I am not able to install new software in Ubuntu from the offline setup files, so I don't know how to install software in Ubuntu. Please tell me ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center--can't install anything

About 3 weeks ago I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been running it since then. Initially everything worked great, but about 10 days ago the Ubuntu Software Center quit working (I previously used it ...
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I can't download anything from Ubuntu Software Center

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 a few day's ago and U.S.C. (Ubuntu Software Center) worked perfect. Yesterday I couldn't download any more, the proggress tab show the number 1 and it is Enabling component ...
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having Error:BrokenCount>0

I was installing pidginfacebookchat-1.69.deb package from a 3rd party "https://code.google.com/p/pidgin-facebookchat/" but after installing it from the Ubuntu Software Center, an error appeared Items ...
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Update Manager/Software Centre not working (12.04 LTS)

I restarted my computer and a little red circle with a horizontal white line appeared. I clicked on it and it asked me to show updates, so I did that. Next, it says this: An unresolvable problem ...
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How to update applications downloaded from the Software Center

I recently downloaded Scala for Ubuntu through the Software Center, however when I check the version I downloaded was Scala 2.9.0, is there anyway I can upgrade/update this to Scala 2.10.1?
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Ubuntu Software Center won't open in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Running software-center in the terminal give this output: 2013-08-23 11:25:07,917 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-08-23 11:25:07,932 - softwarecenter.db.database -...
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Remove metadata from Libreoffice Writer Documents

Is there any official program in Ubuntu Software Center or some Official Tool that can remove metadata from documents (Generally LibreOffice Writer, PDF and if it's possible Images)?
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Unmet dependencies while installing fbreader

I was installing fbreader in Ubuntu 12.04, but it showed that some packages are broken and have unmet dependencies, so fbreader wasn't installed. Moreover, software center started to show repair ...
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Extract zipx format in ubuntu

I compressed my folder using Windows7 and it compressed to zipx format. How can I extract it in ubuntu 12.04 because it encountered error while extracting. When I google for it I came across this '...
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dpkg: warning: 'tar' not found in PATH or not executable

I have installed my programs by "synaptic" previously, but now it shows errors and doesn't install any programs, for example, I want to install xserver-xorg-dev but synaptic shows below errors: dpkg: ...
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How to cancel installation of Matlab while applying changes?

Out of curiosity to try Matlab I mistakenly installed the Matlab from the Ubuntu Software Center. I did not realize that it was just an upgrade for the installed program. Now it wants the directory ...
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How to add dependency after submitting a proprietary app to USC?

I submitted my app "Brightness Controller" under proprietary license and it has been published. It contains an executable .py file. But the app depends on python-wxgtk2.8 I wrote it in the comments ...
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Error from software center: dependency is not satisfiable

When I click on .deb file for installation , and software center is opened and giving the error dependency is not satisfiable : hal
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how do I download and install from the web to a Windows XP system [duplicate]

I have spent hours downloading Ubuntu and "installing", I don't know what! Could you kindly suggest a web site and choices (if this is possible).
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No Permissions for software center

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 (coming from 11.04) today. And I can't use the Software Center from the Dash. When I start it from the dash, it always says that I don't have enough permissions to ...
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Ubuntu Software Center application extension

I want to make an application for Ubuntu Software Center. So I wanted to know the type of files that can be packaged into the bundle. Also wanted to know what languages are the applications published ...
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What is the process for reporting an app with a stolen icon? [closed]

Today I found an application in the Ubuntu Software Center called EasyAdmin. This application uses the iOS settings icon. How do I report this?
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software center got stuck/not responding

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 13.04. After installation I ran few programs one by one to see that if everything worked fine. At that time the Software Center ran and it listed some software in ...
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why does Ubuntu software have so many dependencies (.deb) files and Windows and Mac doesn't?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and I wanted to ask that why the setup files of software in Ubuntu have so many dependencies while Windows and Mac doesn't. I mean when I download a .deb file of software and take ...
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13.04 The Software center stopped working after update: an unhandled error occured

I've done a clean installation of ubuntu 13.04 2 weeks ago and I can't say the usual user experience that I knew for ubuntu is not there. I just did an update and restarted my machine as asked then,...
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Reinstalling software-center issues

So here's the problem. I was having a problem with software-center and I thought that a nice little uninstall-reinstall might just solve the problem. After checking that it was fine, I did it. ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not responding

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software Center, it closes automatically within a few seconds. When I try to run an update from the command prompt this happens: anujsharma@anuj-sharma:~$ sudo apt-get ...
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'Install' option is missing in ubuntu software center

I am new with linux. Recently I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS (x64 bit). When trying to install software from Ubuntu Software Center, the Install button on right is missing. Also, when I am trying to ...