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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?
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Can't install software by terminal

I don't know what packages i have installed that i no longer can get and install packages in terminal. e.g. when trying to install Prozgui, i got this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Ubuntu Software centre is not there

Hello I wonder if you can help me. My Ubuntu software centre is just not there. Even when I type software centre into the into the Dash search, nothing comes up Please help. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Why can I no longer install Synaptic in 12.04?

In Ubuntu 12.04, you have suggested installing the Synaptic Package Manager with sudo apt-get install synaptic which didn't work for me. I tried sudo apt-get upgrade and also sudo apt-get update, but ...
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Can't see anything I type except on internet, can't download anything, can't even open software center.

If I do anything with sudo terminal says: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. This all started after i canceled the 11 upgrade during ...
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Can't find purchased apps in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 and am trying to install Humble Bundle through the software center which I installed with the software-center package. I see the games on the recently purchased list, they ...
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How do I install the old “add/remove applications”?

I have a netbook running Ubuntu. the Ubuntu Software Center is too slow and I like add/remove applications more than I do the Ubuntu Software Center. when I try fedora I like the add/remove ...
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UBUNTU's Network Connection Manger can't detect Huawei ETS2051 Modem device!

I have a modem device called Huawei ETS2051 and the Network Connection Manger can't detect it, but when I use Gnome-PPP it work fine but the problem is when I use Gnome-PPP; apps like Ubuntu software ...
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Ubuntu App Submission won't allow the “free” bubble to be checked

I am at the final stages of the Ubuntu App Developer Showdown, and I'm right at the point where I am submitting my app. The problem I run in to however, is that even though buy is at $0.00, it will ...
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How can I install Eclipse 4 through Ubuntu Software Center (desktop 12.04 64bit)?

How do I install Eclipse 4 through Ubuntu Software Center on my desktop 12.04 64 bit os? The reason I would like to install through Ubuntu Software Center is because it's easy to uninstall the ...
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VisualBoy Advance game colour problem - Ubuntu 12.04

I just downloaded VisualBoy Advance from the Ubuntu Software Center for the first time to play a ROM, to be specific Pokemon FireRed, which i downloaded from coolroms. When I run the ROM I see the ...
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Software center is broken [closed]

When I started installing the Humble Indie Bundle 5 games the software center stopped working and now I get this error. Packages cannot be installed or removed, click here to repair. Which fails and ...
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How to disable advertisement from ubuntu software center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the big banner from Software Center? How can i disable the advertisements in the ubuntu software center? thanks for your help. Joe Hollik
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How do I uninstall the System Monitor program?

It looks like the Gnome System Monitor programme itself consumes high varying CPU when launched from the system monitor active process list.
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Why am I not able to install a lot of programs from the software center?

For a lot of programs, I get this error to check my internet connection:
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How do I get updates for purchased applications?

So for many of the apps in the software center they are feature frozen. Do paid apps get feature updates and how is that handled - does canonical have to review them first?
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12.04 Ubuntu Software Center won't download when I click install

Tried all the fixes here to no avail. Ubuntu Software Center opens fine, but when I attempt to click the Install button for any of the programs, no authentication pops up (as it does on my other 12.04 ...
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Why does Software Centre ask for root password when the default is for root to be disabled with no password set?

This seems odd to me. I can't install software using the "friendly" GUI tool unless I input the root password but by default, my Ubuntu 12.04 has root disabled with no password set. Why doesn't ...
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How do I buy from the Software Center with a foreign currency?

I wonder if there is a way to buy games in the Ubuntu Software Center using the Philippine peso.
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I cannot use Software-Center or `apt-get update` [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? I can't open Ubuntu software-center. And I can't update in Terminal. When I type sudo apt-get update, it just ...
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NetBeans does not install properly

I'm trying to install NetBeans IDE on my Ubuntu 12.04. However no matter how many time i install/resintall it (from Software Center), it still gives this strange problem: After I complete the ...
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Can any body help me in upgrading my Ubuntu os to latest version 12.04 from 11.10? Have anybody faced issues? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will all my settings be kept if I update from to the next version of Ubuntu? I have installed ubuntu 11.10 in my laptop. I saw ubuntu software centre showing updrade to ...
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Software index is broken; the culprit seem to be Adobe flashplugin

First of all, I am abit intimidated by some of the patronising laguage that techies use on this site, so be kind. When I try to Install Updates on my machine I get a message box headlined Software ...
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Will installing a program from the Software Center also include updates from its PPA?

For example I installed VLC from the Ubuntu Software Center would it also include VLC's PPA repository so that when my laptop would do a software update, VLC updates would automatically be included ...
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unmet dependencies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I resolve unmet dependencies? ![packages with unmet dependencies][1] This is on a machine with 12.04. Can someone help me with this please? I can't open ...
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Dropbox install stuck at 99%, how do I fix it? (and any dpkg errors)

I tried to install Dropbox using How to install Dropbox?, or with apt-get install nautilus-dropbox. Dropbox loads until 99% and then hangs, causing the system to go to 100% cpu usage. If I reboot or ...
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Localhost login after installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer with a USB stick cause I don't have a CD drive. The normal ISO didn't work, so I used the text installer and completed all the steps somehow. ...
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desktop files and Ubuntu software Center

Since 12.04, when additional software is installed, Ubuntu software center puts an icon in the launcher, representing a .desktop file in /usr/share/app-install/desktop/. This desktop file is not ...
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Why does ubuntu-restricted-extras want to remove some libav packages?

When I try to install "ubuntu restricted extras" in "ubuntu software center", it displays a warning dialog that says the following items must be removed: libavcodec53 libavutil51 Why? And if I ...
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Braid and psychonauts wont download

I am running ubuntu 12.04 and I am having a problem with downloading Braid and Psychonauts from the ubuntu software center. An error message pops up saying "failed to download repository information". ...
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Is there an “unofficial” software center with all the PPAs?

Many questions are answered simply with add this repository and install. I understand that Ubuntu developers cannot quickly verify all packages and make them available in official repositories. But ...
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How can I authenticate Ubuntu Software Center with user password?

I would like to be able to use the password associated with this account to install packages with the GUI. Ideally, I would change the settings so that any user with sudo permissions could install ...
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Why does Software Center fail to open with a “could not get usefulness…” error? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening When opening software center, the operation is stuck after opening the window and upper bar. The error message when launching from terminal ...
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Wine installation problem

When I try to install Wine I get this fault The following packages have unmet dependencies: wine1.5: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.15.7.2~) but 1.16.1.2ubuntu7 is to be installed Depends: libc6 ...
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How does the download cache work?

I would like to know how the download cache works. Is it possible to clear this space, or does this happen automatically? In my understanding: The download cache is where program files are downloaded ...
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How can I remove all updates installed after a specific date?

I have allowed the update manager to install a 200 Mib of updates, and I think that these update run my graphics driver into a problem. So, I need a way to remove the updates that have been installed ...