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How to install software & addons in the Ubuntu Software Store correctly?

My questions is, "I want to install a program from the Ubuntu Software Store. I want to install the software "MonoDevelop". I want to have the add-ons, except for the .net server ones, there is two. I ...
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Why isn't the Iceland mirror working?

I have already tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade but then it cant connect to [to is.archive.ubuntu.com][1] and when i try to use update manager this comes W:Failed to ...
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ubuntu software center not progress

There is a task in "progress Tab" of the Ubuntu software center: "searching canceling". It is in an infinite loop and I can not remove it. Also, I can not install new software because it is waiting ...
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Why are the latest releases of programs not in the Software Centre? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't the Ubuntu repositories have the latest versions of software? The way I understand the Ubuntu project from a corporate point of view is that companies can ...
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Why can't I install the Pino twitter client in 12.04?

I did a search for Pino the twitter client and it comes up but when I click more info it says here is a screen shot of it here:
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How does magazine publishing work on the Ubuntu Software Center?

I'm looking into publishing a magazine on the Ubuntu Software Center, how would I go about doing that? I notice there are a lot of them, but I'm not sure how it works. Thanks.
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Is it possible to update Vuze 4.3 to 4.7?

I have been wondering how to update Vuze 4.3 I noticed it in the Ubuntu software that it only has 4.3 and been researching on how to get the latest installments.. if you could help on a step by step ...
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Download issue with software center

OK so i just got xfinity setup at my house and i seem to be having trouble downloading from the software center. all it comes up with is this: Failed to fetch ...
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What happens when I press buy button in software center?

Just for my curiosity, what are processes happening,when I press buy button in software center ? . I just noticed that it updates software cache when I pressed buy button. It means it adds a temporary ...
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How to force Software center to install newest versions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why don't the Ubuntu repositories have the latest versions of software? I had a question that got closed without directing me to a link that fixes my issue, instead ...
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How to overcome “check your Internet connection” installing Chromium or Google Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Failed to download package files” error? How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? I want to install ...
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Will Ubuntu Software Center ever be usable? (keeps hanging and freezing) [closed]

Been using Ubuntu professionally since 2004. I upgraded to 12.04 from my 10.04 since then, I installed that sort of "Ubuntu Store", and out of curiosity I run it form time to time. I end up using ...
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Remove or hide magazines from the Software Center [duplicate]

I just started using Ubuntu again (after using Max OSX for 2 years), and the one thing that bothers be about it are the magazines spamming the software center. Is it possible to totally remove them ...
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Ubuntu Dash not showing software results and Software Center freezing / not bringing up gksu prompt

I posted a video to Youtube, and I think the youtube description and/or video (a short desktop recording with me speaking) pretty much sum it up. http://youtu.be/EAnzrE1rqRs [description on video] ...
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...
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IOError: [Errno 5] Input/output error: '~.cache/software-center/software-center.log'

For some reason Ubuntu Software Center will not open, i have tried reinstalling it however no luck still won't open. Here is the error output i got via a traceback! File "/usr/bin/software-center", ...
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Ubuntu software Center freezes when opened [closed]

I have a problem with the software center in Ubuntu Precise. Each time I open it, the software center freezes and I cannot work anymore with it (Ubuntu itself continue working without problem, its ...
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Ubuntu Software Center “software requires mouse, but none setup” win installing a purchased app

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on Asus laptop. Everything works as expected except this odd warning.
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How can I install Eclipse 4? [duplicate]

I am current on Ubuntu 12.04. and the eclipse available through the software center is version 3.7. But eclipse 4 is already out there for windows. When will eclipse 4 be available for Ubuntu, can I ...
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I can't update or install any software or packages in my ubuntu 11.10

The installation or removal of a software package failed. installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = ...
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Set Default music player to Banshee, yet it's still Rythmbox?

I kind of have two questions, that tie into each other. I want to set Banshee as the default music player. It seems simple enough. Go to "systems settings > Details > Default Applications" and ...
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How to adjust the font size in Ubuntu Software Center?

I like to use the Ubuntu Software Center, but I cannot adjust the font size of the entries. So most of the entries' fonts are so ridiculously small for me that, I can't read them! I tried by ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Software center struck at “Applying Changes” and Update Manager won't proceed because of an Installation Error

I have an issue with this application called "Sandboxgamemaker". First of all, it did not install properly as the Software Center was struck at "Applying Changes". When I opened the Update Manager in ...
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How do I download the .deb file from software center?

I have an ASUS k52f and the web cam is mounted upside down. So I have to do a workaround for the web cam to show a proper image. But the problem is, this workaround only works with Skype 2.x ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not staying open, closes automatically 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening Does anyone know how I can get my software center to stay open? It happened after trying to use Synaptic last night, don't know if that's ...
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Is apt-get install method the same as Ubuntu software centre installation?

I usually use Ubuntu software centre to install programs but I sometimes use apt-get install instead. Is the Ubuntu software centre method just a user interface equivalent of the apt-get install ...
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Pydev not found in ubuntu Software center

I installed eclipse and then wanted to install pydev plugin to execute python programs. But it gives an error "pydev not found at https://pydev.org/updates" . How can I overcome this? And is there ...
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Is it possible to add the Ubuntu Software Center to sources.list?

I would like to install some of the things on the Ubuntu Software Center via command line (apt-get). Is this possible? If so does anyone have the url handy to add to sources.list? I can't seem to ...
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Multiple versions of the same app on Ubuntu Software Centre?

I already published my proprietary app on Ubuntu Software Centre (https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com), and now I want to update it with the new version. This time I wanted to upload multiple builds ...
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Ubuntu software center not opening (12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I had just installed ubuntu 12.04 a day back to work alongside windows 7. But today, when I tried to install vlc using the software center, ...
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How can foreground and background colors be changed for Software Center?

There sometimes isn't enough contrast between the letters and background, and I have reached an age that I can't tell what's there. I would prefer either black text on white background, or white text ...
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no bootable medium found system halted

When open ubuntu on virtual box , it doesn't work , and the following message appear "No bootable medium found system halted" How i can solve this problm? Thanks
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Problem regarding Ubuntu Software Center

A day back everything was fine when using the Software Center. The problem started after attempting to install the app named 'Shutter' (app for taking screenshots) yeasterday. I started the Install ...
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I can't install any software using software-center in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I can't install any software using software-center in 12.04, I just can install some sofware if I run software-center as root, I put some ...
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Why isn't Google Chrome available in the Software Centre?

Google Chrome is available for Ubuntu on the Google website but why is it not present in Ubuntu Software Centre?
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How can I stop KDE apps from being shown in the Software Centre?

Their size is so big, that's why I will never download any of them so they're just been in my way to find the native software that am willing to download from Ubuntu software center, so is there is ...
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No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort. Quickly

Create project: https://launchpad.net/randomazer input: quickly submitubuntu. Error: Launchpad connection is ok No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort.
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Can't paste Password into Ubuntu Software Center Log-in Field

When i click on the buy button in the software center it instructs me to login, however as i'm using Keepass for saving my passwords i would like to paste it in but it wont let me... the same applies ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) seems to be choking on kde-runtime-data version issue

12.04 LTS, on a dell mini 10. Install stable until about a week ago. Updated about 1x a week, sometimes more often. Several days ago, I booted up and the system was no longer working correctly. All ...
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Only local computer shows up in Software Centre sync

Both of my computers sync files successfully through Ubuntu One; but when I open the Software Centre and click File > Sync between computers, only the local machine shows up in the left hand panel. Am ...
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When will the applications submitted to the Ubuntu App Showdown be available for download via the Software Centre? [closed]

The deadline for submitting applications has passed and now the applications are being reviewed. OMG! Ubuntu points out that the applications will be available on the Software Centre by the end of ...
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How to change account to write reviews for Ubuntu Software Center?

I want to write reviews for applications using another account. In Ubuntu One, it's possible to sign out at will, but I can't do that on the Ubuntu Software Center. How can I change accounts?
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Software center and update stopped working 11.10

Suddenly software center and update have stopped working (update is not working either). In a terminal, I tried: demian@dimbo-TP:~$ software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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How do I upgrade 'wicd' to the latest version?

Tried sudo apt-get upgrade wicd, but it gave an error: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome...404 Not Found Why is it looking for google chrome??? How to upgrade Wicd to latest version? Also tried the ...
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Text in Ubuntu Software Center is unreadable

When I do a search in the software center this is what the results look like. I can only see the text if I select one of them. I tried changing themes but that didn't fix it.
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Can I use my prepaid phone balance (in pesos) to buy from the Software Centre?

Using local network broadband, we can use it to buy games and applications from load balance. Is there any possible ways to use it also in Ubuntu software Center? additional: I'm using mobile ...
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How submit a project to Ubuntu Software Center with Quickly

Which are all the steps? I'm going to reply below :)
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Unable to uninstall applications via Ubuntu Software Centre

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Recently I tried to uninstall apps from Ubuntu Software centre, but it shows the app is uninstalled, but with some error. When I check the application from App Menu, It ...
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How to list user installed applications (not packages)?

Not packages and not all applications. Just the applications user installed by himself from whatever source (Software Center, manually added PPA, etc.). If the above is not possible - a list of all ...
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How could Chinese users pay for an app in software center?

I am a Chinese user, and I want to buy the game braid, but I don't have paypal, any cheap and safe way to solve this?