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Software Center requires libkonq5-templates package

Whenever I open software center it crashes with below error. I am running Ubuntu 12.10. E: The package libkonq5-templates needs to be reinstalled But I can't find an archive for it. Could you ...
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Copying installed software from ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.04 CD [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to backup programs to DVD I have downloaded some software via the Ubuntu Software Center and I would like to copy this software to an ubuntu CD. Is that possible? If ...
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How to put app in “What's new” section in Software Center

as the title says, I want to know how to put my new commercial app in "What's new" section in Software Center. I published it 2 weeks ago and I still can't see it in "What's new" section. So do I to ...
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At the time of Gnome desktop installation ubuntu software center removed, unable to install anymore

At the time of Gnome desktop installation, it has removed all the dependencies of sso login python and ubuntu software center. I've tried to rebuilt them using sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get ...
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I can't submit reviews/ratings in Software Center

If I try and submit a review it keeps loading quite some time with the message "Bewertung wird übertragen", which means "Rating is being submitted" in German. For example I tried to review Easystroke, ...
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I can't install programs in ubuntu 10.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I had to reinstall Ubuntu 10.10. Now i can not install programs (flash, chromium...) The computer ...
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Recommendations from Software Center are just odd (or for default and installed apps)

The automatic in-app recommendations I get in the Ubuntu Software Center are just plain odd. I have only installed one game (OpenTTD) and the rest of the applications that I have installed are purely ...
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How do I open Ubuntu Software Center via Terminal?

I am a newbie in linux and I don't know how to open the Ubuntu Software Center via Terminal!! Please help
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Computer hangs when trying to start Software Center

Every time I want to open Software Center to install something, my computer hangs before it starts. What could be the problem? AND When I try sudo apt-get update and type my password, in the end of ...
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Managing Kile installation in ubuntu 12.04

After installing 12.04 Ubuntu I tried to install Kile but when I was trying to install Kile , it showed that "failed to download package file . Check your internet connections" . But my INTERNET is ...
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Internal Error - Trying to install Valve's Steam client via Ubuntu Software Center

Valve's steam client is now Open to all said a link and so I decided to install Steam Client on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine to try it out. I downloaded the deb file from this page. Once after the ...
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Can't install Skype through Software Center 12.04 [closed]

New install of Ubuntu 12.04.1. Start Ubuntu Software Center. Edit menu > Software Sources > Other > tick the Canonical Partners sources. Click close. Search for Skype. Skype app is not listed. ...
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Ubuntu software center Hanging

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 for last 4 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 cannot open Software-center in 12.10

I cannot open the software center from a couple of days ago. It is very estrange because when I throw the application from the console with sudo it is opened normally... I paste the console text: ...
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Where is the Full Circle magazine installed by the Ubuntu Software Center?

After clicking the buy button in the USC, I don't get anything. Browsing to a couple of issues in the USC, I see that I've already downloaded them, but there isn't anything showing up when I search. ...
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Why there are tons of softwares on “Synaptic Package Manager” when there are only few softwares on “Ubuntu Software Center”?

I was just searching some Softwares on Ubuntu software center and it was giving me "not found" but i could easily find and install them on synaptic.
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Make online link for application in softvare center

is it possible to make online link for an application which is located in ubuntu software center. I need to advertise my app and I don't know how to make link for my app (I don't have website).
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Can I install an Ubuntu app from remote laptop?

Is their a way to push/send and ubuntu-app/deb-file to be install on my Ubuntu laptop? Usecase... Laptop 1. I find an app, I need to install! But I´am not at home. I just push it to my other ...
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How to make a backup of Ubuntu 12.04 full OS

How to make a complete operating system backup of Ubuntu without anything missing, to switch it to a different hard drive? A complete personal usable backup without using untrusted software, exactly ...
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ubuntu software center not working after update

Today, I updated my Ubuntu (I have KDE Desktop installed on it before) and after the update, Ubuntu Software Center said: Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired. Do ...
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How to remove the Ubuntu Software Center Suggestions from the Dash

I want to remove the Ubuntu Software Center Suggestions from the Dash in Ubuntu 12.10. How to do that?
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Install apps to another disk

I have very little space left on my main hard drive (the one that I installed Ubuntu on) and need to install apps from the software center to another disk like in Windows XP. How can I proceed in ...
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How do I specify a string to display in the Ubuntu software-center when creating a package with dpkg-deb?

When I open *.deb packages downloaded from the internet in the Ubuntu software-center, it displays a "nice" name for the package (including upper- and lowercase, spaces, special characters, ...). ...
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Can't open Software Center or Update Manager

When I try to (not from terminal) the following error message opens up: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the ...
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How do I fix update-manager exception crash? [closed]

For some reason, maybe because of a manual shutdown of my computer, update manager has stopped working. When I hit the "Update" button, the program freezes, turns grey, and I get a "Report a problem" ...
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linux-headers-3.5.0.19 needs to be installed but I can't find a archive for it. Please help!

This error keeps showing up. I can't update through the little red circle caution symbol and when I open the software center it stalls and then shuts down. I tried to do the sudo apt-get install -f ...
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What is the best method to enable third party sources after an upgrade?

I have recently upgraded my 12.04 LTS Ubuntu to 12.10 Ubuntu. During the installation process Third Party Resources were disabled. The dialogue suggested that "Some third party resources in your ...
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Why do I have to 'buy' a free item in the Ubuntu Software Center? [closed]

When using the Ubuntu Software Center, why do I have to go through the extra steps to 'buy' a free item? Why can't it just get installed?
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My ubuntu software centre catalog doesn't get updated

There are so many applications on Ubuntu Apps website which when i try to open with Ubuntu software center, they are no where to be found!
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'E:Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)' on running update manager? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list? Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package ...
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How to share folders using Oracle, Windows and Ubuntu

I use my laptop TOSHIBA, 4gig RAM, more 40gig free disks spaces and Vista Home Premium 64bits with service pack 2. I installed Oracle VM VirtalBox with success, after I installed UBUNTU version 8 ...
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Software center remains unrepaired

The last time I had a broken software centre, I managed to fix things through upgrading Linux to a newer version. Regrettably as I have the latest version, this is no longer possible. Yet the same ...
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Should I install programs from a source tarball (`.tar.gz`), from the Ubuntu Software Centre, or from elsewhere?

There are several ways to install an application in Ubuntu: You can download a source tarball (generally a .tar.gz or a .tar.bz2 file) and install it manually. (See How to install a .tar.gz (or ...
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How to benchmark a software's performance

How can I benchmark the performance of a particular software not complete system? I know various tools are available for system benchmarking. But I want to benchmark the performance of a particular ...
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Get downloadable applications that can open a specific file type

I'm trying to create a custom "open with" dialog that allows the user to open a file with a not-yet-installed application. In Ubuntu, is it possible to obtain a list of programs that can be used to ...
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Unable to install software through Ubuntu Sotware Centre on Ubuntu 9.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I tried to install gparted through USC and an error showed up "installArchive()failed:". Trying to ...
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How to remove bandwidthd 32 bit from 64 bit Xubuntu

i downloaded bandwidthd from here and tried to install it using Ubuntu Software Center. It failed, but still it breaks my Xubuntu. Later i found that it is for 32 bit while mine is 64 bit system. ...
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Couldn't update and Software Center isn't working

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The software center isnot working, I can't open it. I made the following commands in the terminal sudo apt-get install -f sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get update ...
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Unable to access software center

When i'm trying to go to software center for an application it says : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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How to reinstall purchased software after OS reinstallation? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Downloading a previously purchased app with Ubuntu Software Center A month or so ago I purchased Bastion on the Ubuntu software center. I noticed it was running really ...
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Software Center Matlab app preventing app installation

I have installed an app from the software center that is called Matlab. But then it turns out that it isn't actually Matlab, but some support package for it, and I when I try to remove it, it opens a ...
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Where are the deb files downloaded by Software center and the update manager stored?

I want to know where the deb files that are downloaded during the installation from the software center are stored. Its easy to download I know, but here in my country, bandwidths are extremely ...
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How to know when commercial app will be published

Is there a way for me to know when my app will be published. I assume there is a list of apps which needs to be reviewed, so I would like to know on which place is my app, in that table. I hope you ...
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Software centre neither update does not work on 12.04

m@samsung:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf [sudo] password for m: rm: cannot remove `/var/lib/apt/lists/partial': Is a directory m@samsung:~$ sudo apt-get clean m@samsung:~$ sudo apt-get update N: ...
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How to add a command-line's window on software-center?

I hate not seeing the command line on the software-center, and if I want to see it, I have only the console-system to install the software. Installing a software without the name of the software is ...
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How to install Gee Tee Dee (Lightweight Task manager)

Official site When i download the .deb file and open it with software center it says dependencies not satisfied...
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Java Problem in 12.04

My OS is 12.04 and I am running it on my laptop. Whenever I install or remove a software from the software centre I receive the error below. Can anyone show me how to fix it? Location: ...
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Software Center subscription is for quantal even though I'm on precise? [closed]

I noticed that the deb line for Eufloria HD from the humble bundle in /etc/apt/sources.list.d is from quantal, but I'm running precise... Why is that? I guess they uploaded it for quantal only, or is ...
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Waiting for required medium software center [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the proprietary AMD drivers through Software Sources. I tick the box for fglrx-updates, and it says applying changes and fills 10% of a progress bar. It then sites there for ...
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How can I Instal shockwave on Ubuntu

I got this computer from someone and it had ubuntu installed on it. I like it but I find it complicated and I have been trying to download and every time I try to install something an error comes up ...