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Cannot install deb files [closed]

Whenever I try to install an deb files the file opens in the software centre but says internal error cannot be opened. Please help?
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Problem in upgrading and opening software center [duplicate]

I am runing Ubuntu 12.04. I cannot open Ubuntu Software Center and cannot upgrade anything. When I tried to upgrade using terminal with following lines: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade My ...
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Is there any way to run doom on ubuntu? [closed]

I want to run doom on my elementary OS (ubuntu derivative), any ideas on how could i do it?
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Software center requires qt4, I have qt 5 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Software Center report qt4 as unmet dependency, when I already have qt5 installed? i have installed qtspim which depends upon qt4. I have already installed qt5 ...
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how clear/clean unneeded files or cache for my customized distro

Can you help me to find out how do I clear the Cache files or unnecessary or lib that can be updated on new ubuntu install i used "ubuntu 12.10" this my top size file/folder list: 4380MiB /usr ...
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How can I get a list of all apps in the Ubuntu Software Center?

I´am playing with Software Center's API, after seeing this post on askubuntu. My question is: how can I get a list of all Ubuntu Software Center's apps? From the other question I get this endpoint ...
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Update manager shows errors and software center can only be opened through terminal with some errors in terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? Whenever I open update manager it shows the following error: And when I click on software-center it ...
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Is Synaptic better than the Software Center?

Please forgive me for this novice question. Most old experienced users of Ubuntu says that Synaptic Package Manager is the best way of installing software on the Ubuntu systems. Is it because the ...
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How to add in-app advertising?

I'd like to code something cool for the ubuntu software center. I'll release my app for free, but I'd like to add some in-app advertising. Is it possible ? how can I do that ? is it hard ? Thanks to ...
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Ubuntu software center not showing installed applications [closed]

Ubuntu software center not showing installed applications after an auto-system update. only a white screen shows up. Also,applications which were installed before the update are not showing as ...
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Packaging for the Ubuntu Software Center

I have a question about packaging for the Ubuntu Software Center: must the package to upload be a .deb file? If so, how do I create one? I don't use the pygobject API.
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How do I remove the Ubuntu Software Center?

I have a pretty slow computer, and every time I open Ubuntu Software Center, the entire computer slows down, and 97% of the time, it hangs. So, I was wondering whether you can uninstall Ubuntu ...
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Downloading a previously purchased app with Ubuntu Software Center

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 but I want to claim a purchase of Minecraft that I bought with the old install using Ubuntu Software Center. Don't see an intuitive way of downloading your purchased ...
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Software center states “The package is of bad quality” - what does it mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a “bad quality” package? I'm trying to author a .deb package, and with the one I have now, when I install it on Ubuntu 12.10 I get the next error: The package ...
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How do I find the maintenance status of programs in the Software Center?

How do I find out if a particular program in the "Software Center" is still being maintained?
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Why does Software Center not start and Updates fail? [duplicate]

Software centre doesn't even open. When I want to Update software i get these errors: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Could not initialize the package ...
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Software Center shows an error message upon software installation

I am a newbie to linux please bear that in mind when responding. I use Ubuntu 10.10 and I get the following error message when I try to install new software from Software Center: Failed to download ...
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Software Center Internal Error - Astrill VPN install

Just installed Ubuntu 12.10 today. Downloaded the "astrill-setup-linux.deb" file from the Astrill VPN website after being directed there by tech support. Go to open it and get an "Internal Error" ...
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Why can't I get all reviews for this app in the Ubuntu Software Center using the JSON API?

I have a question after reading this: Is there any web API for Software Center available? I am trying to understand the Ubuntu Software Center's JSON endpoints. This JSON lists all the apps ...
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Google Chrome is installed but Ubuntu Software Centre says it's not

Ubuntu 12.04. When I was on Ubuntu 11.10 and 11.04, Google Chrome was available to download from the Software Centre. Now I'm on 12.04 and the Software Centre is saying Chrome is NOT downloaded and ...
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How do I fix a “Previous installation hasn't been completed.” error in Software Center?

Ubuntu Software Center crashes whenever I try to install something. It shows the following error: Previous installation hasn't been completed. The installation could have failed because of an ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with stable nvidia drivers is causing system to become unresponsive and screen to start flickering [closed]

Installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and then upgraded to 12.04 LTS and then installed the nvidia drivers (stable) and then ran Ubuntu Software Center to install Qt Creator causing system to become unresponsive ...
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Software Center blank screen: gnome keyring problem?

Software Center opens to a blank, grey screen and has to be shut down using the 'not responding' dialogue. Opening software-center using terminal leads to the following error: WARNING: ...
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Is there a greeting card maker? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good card creating application? Is there any software for creating great Greeting Cards in Ubuntu? Maybe the question has been asked before, but I didn't find ...
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Ubuntu Software Center takes about five minutes to load. Can I make it load faster?

The problem is with Software Center. It takes about 8-9 minutes to open and this seems very slow to me. How can I make Software Center start up faster? My PC: RAM: 512MB CPU: Intel Celeron 2.27Ghz ...
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How can I fix errors relating to the launch of the Software Center?

My Ubuntu Software Center is will not launch. I have read several related question and I have tried various suggestions from Ask Ubuntu including this question, but all attempts return the same error ...
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If I buy World of Goo in software center can I install it on my 2 ubuntu machines?

Considering buying World of Goo from Ubuntu Software Center, but not sure what happens after that. All my computers use the same Ubuntu SSO account - does this mean I can install it on more than one ...
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Packaging system broken due to missing `/var/lib/dpkg/available` file [closed]

When I want to install a program, I'm unable to. For example: pooya@pooya:~$ sudo apt-get install vlc debconf: apt-extracttemplates failed: No such file or directory Extracting templates from ...
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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 ...