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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 ...
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problem in repairing software center

what should be done regarding this error(software center) - installArchives() failed: Can't exec "locale": No such file or directory at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/Encoding.pm line 16. Use of ...
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I Can't Install or Remove Any Application

when i try to install or remove an application via either software center or apt-get install they both fail and give some debconf errors below is the log please help.Sorry some of the text is not ...
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Unable to access software sources

Also when trying to access it from Ubuntu software center the entry that says "Edit software sources" is greyed out. Finally when running cp /usr/share/applications/software-properties-gtk.desktop ...
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Why don't some packages in lp exist in the Ubuntu Software Centre?

I always thought that it was MOTU's job not only to bring packages into the universe repository but also make them available in the Ubuntu Software Center. There are many stable releases of ...
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Software center not opening (Segmentation fault) [closed]

usman@usmanPC:~$ software-center 2012-11-20 18:23:17,310 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2012-11-20 18:23:17,320 - softwarecenter.db.database - INFO - open() database: ...
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software-center stopped working after crash [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock” problem? After a computer crash I had to reboot and since then ubuntu software-center no longer works for me. I'm ...
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Software center from kubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the “pysdm” package? I was trying to install pysdm on my kubuntu when i saw that i couldnt found it in software center, but in ubuntu software center it is. ...
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error processing software-center after upgrading precise to quantal

After upgrading precise to quantal I am totally unable to run apt-get upgrade or apt-get -f install sam@ubuntu-vm:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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which are the different ways i can update software catalog?

while facing problem(s) with software center 5.2.6 on ubuntu 12.04, i reinstalled the software center and executed following command on gnome terminal $ sudo dpkg --configure -a Setting up ...
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“Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ”

I have 12.10 ubuntu and when I try to remove / install programs I get notification : Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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cannot open software centre

I recently added a PPA (I think it was to change login screen from lightdm to mdm) and ever since then my software centre has stopped working. Whenever I open it I get a "software centre has closed. ...
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Can't get wine to install Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dependency error while installing WINE I have just successfully installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer and I got it to duel boot with windows 7. My problem is that I ...
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Ubuntu Software Center buy button doesn't work

I just bought the new Humble Bundle, and I want to play the games on Ubuntu, but whenever I click on "Download with Ubuntu" the software center comes up on the page of the game, but whenever I click ...
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Connection made via sakis3g not recognised by software center

I have used sakis3g to connect to internet as network manager is not able to make a connection although it recognizes the modem.But the problem is many software including pidgin and software center ...
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couldn't open software center [duplicate]

Unable to open software center, it is getting closed suddenly. I tried to reinstall using sudo apt-get --reinstall software center. I got error as Invalid operation software center. I tried to ...
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Why Skype and fogger are not available in 12.10 software center?

Why neither Skype nor Fogger are available in 12.10 software center? Even after I enabled Canonical partners' sources in Software Sources. Edit: The Fogger is still not available via SC even though ...
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ubuntu software center only opens for a few seconds, then crashes? [closed]

so i've been googling this question all day, and i've tried everything. i've tried uninstalling and reinstalling USC multiple times, i've tried basically all of the terminal commands that these ...
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How does the PPA fit into the scenario of publishing an application to the Ubuntu Software Center?

I've been going through docs for the past couple of hours but I haven't understood what the PPA is? I have a cross-platform Java application that I'd like to publish to the Ubuntu Software Center. My ...
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unable to add/remove program in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

** my problem is as following: unable to add/remove any program using either update-manager or Synaptic Package Manager or terminal update-manager is asking for partial upgrade and while updating ...
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Developing OpenGLES2 apps for Ubuntu Software Center

I have a game for iOS and Android that I now want to port to Ubuntu. I plan to distribute it with Ubuntu Software Center. Preferrably for free with an in-app-purchase. My codebase is currently based ...
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How to plot xy coordinate graph in Ubuntu?

I'm learning network and transportation model. I' d like to plot graph in xy coordinate from the following data: I am familiar with R and LaTeX, but I don't know is there any easy to learn and easy ...
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Ubuntu software center wont open. help

I JUST got ubuntu for my pc. I know very little about the program and i have'nt altered anything at at all. But for some reason the ubuntu software center wont open. I dont even get an error message i ...
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How can I remove web-apps? (Not thewhole feature, but certain web-apps)

How can I remove web-apps? (Not the whole feature, but certain web-apps)
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Software center cannot install or remove software

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to install a new software using the software center, it fails with the following error message: Authentication Error Software cannot be installed or removed because ...
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How can I add the softwares I have installed from USC of kubuntu 12.04 into kubuntu 12.10 iso installation file

I am currently using Kubuntu 12.04. I don't have strong high speed Internet connection and managed to get Kubuntu 12.10. I found that it's size is about 1GB. I have a lot of softwares installed in my ...
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unable to install anything from software center - package issues in 12.10 - fresh intallation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble downloading updates due to “Hash sum mismatch” error i was having 12.04.1 LTS till now, and decided to install 12.10. I did a "new installation" by choosing to ...
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Installing software without Ubuntu Software Center

I have a file downloaded from the Internet. To be specific I downloaded Code::Blocks from its official site. The file name is codeblocks.tar.bz2. If I don't have Internet connection and also ...
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How to clear the history of Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

In the USC window and go to the History tab at the top, it records every of your installations, update, removal, please tell me how to clear them I tried this: How to delete History of installed ...
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Dash doesn't recognize that application is installed

I've installed Geary from the software center, but I can't launch it from the Dash nor did I manage to create an app icon on the Launcher. The Software center has no problem seeing that the app is ...
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playonlinux's unmet dependencies block from installing anything

Everytime I try installing wine or playonlinux, I get this error: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additonal software pachages... Details: the ...
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Skype 'Installing Purchase'

I'm trying to install Skype on my 64bit Ubuntu 12.10 machine through the software center, but after clicking install it just keeps on saying "Installing Purchase" instead of actually downloading ...
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Authentication problem — locked out from changes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost administrative password? Why can’t non-admin users install software? Authentication for everything I am really frustrated about the ...
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unable to install VLC player through ubuntu software centre [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deal with “unauthenticated sources” errors in the Software Center? i am using ubuntu 12.04 version. i am trying to install VLC media player through software ...
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ubuntu 12.10 software center issues

failing at installing/removing any packages or codecs, plugin installation fails too.. error looks as: An unhandlable error occured There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon, the ...
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How can I buy from Software Center from my Mac computer?

I want to purchase software for my Ubuntu 12.04 (through Sofware Center) but now I can't use my Ubuntu computer (it's not at home), I'm only with my Mac, and the software I want to buy has a reduced ...
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Can't open the Software Center due to an error in a list file [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type ‘*’ is not known on line * in source list …” update error? I tried to remove webapps and after that I restarted the computer. Now I can't ...
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Why does the BADSIG/“Untrusted sources” error recur forever?

On at least a dozen occasions, I've spent 2-3 hours figuring out how to get Ubuntu 11.10-12.10 to either update or acquire software from software center, or both. I want to fix whatever is causing the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center downloads something when installing from a .deb file

I wanted to install winusb from http://congelli.eu/prog_info_winusb.html I downloaded the deb file, the latest was available for precise(I amrunning 12.10) I opened the .deb file(390 kb) in Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Bought Software stay on account?

Sorry for the long title. My question is basically if my Ubuntu software bought from the Software Center will be left to download if I'm logged in on another Ubuntu (other harddrive)? Or do I need to ...
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Canno't open ubuntu software center and synaptic package manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Why do some 12.04 PPAs not work in 12.10?

After a fresh install of Quantal some of the PPAs from Precise don't work. Even with apps such as Lightread that were recently created and from the Precise Software Centre. Is there a separate ...
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Difference between programs in Software Centre and Launchpad PPA

On several Ubuntu sites such as OMG Ubuntu there are summaries of new ppa's. These are useful programs, but they don't appear in the Software Center. However, in the center there are programs that ...
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'Some index files failed to download' while updating

When running sudo apt-get update I get these following errors: Err archive.ubuntu.com quantal InRelease Err archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates InRelease Err archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports ...