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ubuntu 12.04 won't install software [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. When I try and open software center it tries to open then it closes. When I try and install software via command line I get: root@server1:~/.config# sudo apt-get --purge ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 software center closes immediately after launch

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 (total newcomer to linux in general, btw). The software center, as well as the ubuntu updater applications seem to close immediately after opening. the terminal came up ...
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Can't install programs from the ubuntu software center

Im kinda new to ubuntu so im trying to cope with commands and all that stuff, so basically i was trying to install VLC on my comp and as soon as it's about to finish i get this window, and its ...
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Updated from 12.04 to 14.04, software center now saying I have no permission to download software

just a note I'm not an expert at this. I'm using crouton linux with xfce and recently updated from 12.04 to 14.04. I'd done this with my previous crouton-installed chromebook fine, but now I can't ...
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I can't install any package in 15.10 [duplicate]

Help me.. I can't install any packages in Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get installArchives() failed: dpkg: error: configuration error: /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch:1: unknown option ...
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How to uninstall Roblox?

So I for some reason installed ROBLOX and now it updates automatically every time I open Ubuntu Software Center. I need it gone from my computer. I have Ubuntu 14.04.
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Does etckeeper disrupt installations from Software Center

In the Software Center I searched for VirtualBox, found it and hit "Install". The installation ended with a Pop-up reading Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software ...
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gi repository problem

When I try to run software-center I get this message Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk, GObject ...
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Avogadro - Conformer Search

I wrote the following to the Avogadro list, " The molecular mechanics section as seen here, http://avogadro.cc/wiki/Extensions_Menu#Molecular_Mechanics and hence conformer search isn't ...
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Will the Ubuntu packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am in the process of creating a program for Ubuntu, and intend to upload it to the Ubuntu Software Center. Will the packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04 due to the switch to the ...
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problem with software center [duplicate]

2015-12-03 02:02:18,961 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-12-03 02:02:19,303 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - building local database 2015-12-03 02:02:19,303 - ...
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unable to upgrade or download from ubuntu software center or appgrid

I am new to linux. Recently I installed barry desktop a client for blackberry sync.And after reboot I found an error notification on the desktop panel with an error message saying ERROR: BROKEN ...
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Ubuntu sofware center - “Check your internet connection” error when downloading.

Whenever I download stuff on Ubuntu sofware center it says "Unable to download. Check your internet connection" Funny thing is when I click "Search best internet linK" under forware sources (or ...
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The Ubuntu Software center crash [duplicate]

Today, I install Ubuntu 14.04 with Wubi. and then, I'm download an app in Ubuntu software center and I'm updated the language in system settings. After that the package I'm download is crash and ...
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Error message runnin gksu software-center “Failed to load module canberra-gtk-module”

When I run gksu software-center, my terminal spits out this mess: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" 2015-11-28 17:36:36,919 - root - WARNING - failed to init network state ...
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How to correctly install Compiz on XFCE 4.12?

As I understand, Compiz can be installed as the compositing-manager on various desktop environments. I am using Ubuntu Studio 15.10 with XFCE 4.12 and I want to install Compiz in its basic ...
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“Books & Magazines” in Software Center is empty

If I go to the Ubuntu Software Center and click on Books & Magazines in the leftmost panel, nothing shows up. I'm connected fine to the Internet, stuff shows up as expected in other sections, and ...
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Error with installing software [duplicate]

I just Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and install the required software, its smooth . But in the mean time, I am trying to install all software by Aptik . and this time , a problem occur. After this , ...
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Ubuntu software-center not installed

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 version. Ubuntu software-center not displayed on my left panel. I searched for it, but nothing displayed. Can any one help me to solve this problem. Is ...
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 Wily. A "sudo apt-get update" or any attempt of installation through the software-center answers me this message : "E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be ...
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how to get rid of web eula notification? [duplicate]

whenever i install a package eula notification appears.like │ TrueType core fonts for the Web EULA │ ...
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Texts in app center has gone white!

I've just started to use linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 just a couple of days back. Suddenly I noticed that the texts on the app center has gone completely white, and I can't read clearly. As I know ...
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Cannot open Software Center

When I try to open the software center I see this error New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? ...
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Enabling multiverse/universe repositories? [closed]

I was trying to install some packages from the Software Centre, running 14.10 Ubuntu by the way, but it said I had to use the multiverse and universe repositories. I tried looking for other answers ...
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Failure to update computer software and unable to download new apps from software centre or by terminal in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I tried to download any new app from the software centre or try updating my computer I get the following error message:- amrita@Feline:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for amrita: Get:1 ...
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Is there a reasonable chance of making money on an Ubuntu desktop utility application?

I recently asked this question on Quora. Unfortunately I didn't get much of a reply, so I thought of asking here... Hopefully this question is not off topic, but I want to know if any others here ...
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my ubuntu 12.04 software center wont work and i cant install software using apt-get

I try opening my software center then it closes after a few seconds, i read posts saying i should try some apt-get codes but it gave this error: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a ...
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Error: Unable to install any program through Ubuntu Software Center

No matter the program, I get an Error: The file "home/..." could not be opened. I was able to install VMware using gksudo bash command; however it does not work with any other programs. I have also ...
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Software Center not working [duplicate]

The software center and the software updater aren't working. I cannot even open them. I have tried to install some programs using the terminal and this error message shows up: E:Encountered a ...
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VLC player not current version [duplicate]

I just downloaded VLC from the software center in Ubuntu. But, it is not the current version. It is version 2.1.6. Is it safe to use this version? Why isn't the current version available through ...
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Ubuntu not downloading files of any type (regardless of download method)

I just recently installed ubuntu on my computer and I've encountered a very annoying problem. Any time I try to download any type of file from any platform (directly via command prompt, ubuntu ...
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Will installing VirtualBox from software center wipe out my VMs?

I installed VirtualBox via the download from Oracle's website. However, I'd like to get updates through the software center. I'm concerned that doing so will wipe out my virtual machine. Is this the ...
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Error when trying to install/remove programs after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with PolicyKit, when I try to install programs in Ubuntu software-center (similar messages in synaptic or muon): The problem started after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. When I try to ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center after installing GNOME

I recently decided to install GNOME 3.8 on my Ubuntu 13.04 system, but doing so caused a problem with Ubuntu Software Center. The left side of the window, displaying all the available software ...
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How can I install no longer available purchased software in Ubuntu 15.10?

I bought the game Family Farm within the Software Center of Ubuntu 14.04 and installed it. The game is not available any more in the Software Center of Ubuntu 15.10. How can I install the purchased ...
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How do I install Amnesia?

I downloaded the game Amnesia in the Ubuntu Software Center, it passed 2 hours for install it and i resolved to canceled it, and tried to uninstall it but with no luck, the game stayed there after 2 ...
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How can I install programs from Tarballs?

I was trying to install get several programs. I realized that a lot of the installations came in the form of tar and deb files. I have no idea how to install tar files so I searched and found that you ...
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How to get the list of installed packages without dependencies?

Software Center somehow shows quite short list of installed packages. How to get it in text file? I tried: > dpkg --get-selections|wc -l 3265 > aptitude search '~i!~M'|wc -l 1181 > dpkg ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Software Manager not working [duplicate]

After carrying out a software list update Software Manager is not functioning! Opens than shuts down giving Error:Opening the cache (E:Malformed line 52 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (URL ...
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Can not download VLC using Ubuntu Sofware Center [duplicate]

I am trying to install VLC from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.04. It always says that it failed to download the package and that I have to check my internet connection. I have no problem with my ...
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Tried to open up a bash incorrectly, now UI is broken

I tried to open a .sh file created by Ren'Py with the "Run software" option on Ubuntu 15.04. Yeah, stupid I know. But when I did, the screen went weird and then all the UI elements were just gone. The ...
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How to uninstall programs in ubuntu if they are not in Software Center? 12.04

I've installed a program through the terminal, the program is Cuttlefish. Now I want to uninstall it and I can't find it in teh software Center. How can I do it? Thanks!
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when trying to install gimp in Ubuntu software center

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-0ubuntu1.2 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to ...
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update-alternatives: error: alternative path /lib/plymouth/themes/MIB-Ubuntu/MIB-Ubuntu.plymouth doesn't exist

When I try to download some software from Ubuntu center or from Synaptic, I get package operation failed... How to fix this? edit: I tried to install this game: This is the details from the ...
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Software Center “Reinstall Previous Purchases” and “Sync Between Computers” not working

It's been a while now (almost a year?) but even after upgrading to 15.10 GNOME, I still cannot reinstall previous purchases or sync software packages across computers any more like it used to be. ...
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How to purge and competely reinstall tryton

I made a mistake when trying to install Tryton. I think I deleted an important part of a text file when trying to configure it.This is the error message I get: I didn't realize that the username was ...
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Software launch from terminal always points to the old version

I installed a software from its source in the previous version, which was saved in /usr/local folder. Now I want to update to the latest version with provided DEB package. After installing it, the ...
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Problem when downloading a package using Ubuntu Software Center

I am trying to download the package MATLAB from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.04 , but when it begins applying the changes it does not respond. I am stuck at this point, I can not stop the ...
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Require Accounting software

Hi Iam in search for a opensource Accounting software like Tally please do guide me regarding the same. This is for a Small Company
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Ubuntu Software Center not recognising my network connection

I have installed Oneiric Beta on my laptop. As my Mobile Broadband refused to connect to Internet through network manager I'm now using wvdial to connect. Hence the network manager shows I'm not ...