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How to install Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 16.04

I do not like the new GNOME software center. I cannot find some old programs I had on Ubuntu 14.04. (Like OpenJDK Java 8 Runtime) Is there a way that I can install the old Ubuntu Software Center on ...
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Software Centre?

I just now installed Ubuntu 16.04. I know that there is supposed to be a new software centre, but I'm still getting the old one? I've tried running they software updater but it says I'm up to date. ...
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update on 16.04 problems [duplicate]

I really haven't looked to see if this has been addressed. When 16.04 come down, like everyone else, I was excited to see 16.04 but after I got it down, I started seeing problems like it not ...
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Restaurar compras de Ubuntu Store

Quisiera saber si se pueden recuperar las compras en Ubuntu 16.04 con el cambio del centro de software. Hace tiempo compre los iconos numix square y me gustaría recuperarlos. Gracias Trans I ...
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I couldn't find some softwares after installation on unity search

I installed VirtualBox via Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 16.04 but I couldn't find it in search. So I search it through disk and I find it. My question is why this happened and how to fix it. I ...
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i just had Ubuntu 16.4 installed / but software center will not load

I just had Ubuntu 16 put on my computer and the software center worked yesterday but today it will not, whats up ? and now i can not uninstall anything either can some one please tell me what to do ...
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Will we be able to install, update and remove snap packages in the Ubuntu Softwares?

The only way I know to install, remove and update snap packages is to input commands in the terminal, will I be able to do it in Ubuntu Softwares or some other GUI way? If we can do that, how do we ...
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I can't seem to update ubuntu, software updater is blank

Hi I appreciate any help with this: Ubuntu Software Updater is blank when opened. It also won't update through ubuntu updates in the Ubuntu software application. Could use the terminal but then ...
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Some softwares not opening/responding

i am using 14.04 LTS version of ubuntu. I had recently installed code::blocks from the software center and was working on it. But now,i am unable to open the file. even after i click, it doesnt ...
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Mint Software Manger in Xubuntu 16.04

I was much more enjoyed with software manager included in Mint Linux. Can I install it in ubuntu 16.04 instead of "native" manager?
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Install package

I got message like: E: The package libgtksourceview2.0-0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix it?
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Any way to see "Optional add-ons' list of a software in new Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

In older version of Ubuntu software center I can see the Optional add-ons list below of software description. Like the picture (indicated by circle).. But in new version of Ubuntu Software center ...
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How to make software available ONLY in Ubuntu Software Center install using Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04?

Sorry for such a mile-long question. I used to install software using USC in past versions. But in 16.04, GSC doesn't have all the software available in USC or in here: https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/ . ...
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How do I find technical packages in 16.04 besides command line?

I just upgraded to 16.04. I'm installing all of the software I use. Some things that I use were previously in the software center but now cannot be found. For example, texlive packages (for latex), ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 software center doesn't have much apps

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 32bit. But when I opened its software store, it's not showing the apps I installed in Ubuntu 15.10 like Clementine, Gdebi package installer or synaptic package ...
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Potential solution to Bug #1573052 (Gnome-software crash due to broken dependency link)

I cannot open gnome-software. Here is the error message: $ gnome-software (gnome-software:3824): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/libgs_plugin_xdg_app_reviews.so: /usr/lib/...
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cannot install anything from the software center (untrusted packages)

I am very new to Ubuntu and am pretty much using it as a refuge from Windows 10. This being said I really have no prior knowledge in Ubuntu or anything computer related. I've had this problem for a ...
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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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How do I uninstall Visual Studio Code?

I installed Visual Studio Code a while ago, and I'm now trying to remove it. I don't remember how I installed it, but everything I've tried to remove it doesn't work. Things I've tried: sudo umake ...
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Ubuntu boots to command line after kernel error

I was attempting to install Windows 7 in Virtual Box with Ubuntu 14.04 as the host OS. While so doing, a kernel error message came up. Suddenly, the terminal and software center were gone. I managed ...
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How to completely uninstall MATLAB?

Recently, I installed MATLAB from the Ubuntu Software and uninstalled afterwards. However, when I do a software update via Software Updater, it shows me the following and disallow me to continue the ...
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not showing apps in software center [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and installed 16.04 LTS but in software center all application is not showing only showing those software which is already install to my system
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Adding Repositories option is not available in Software Center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

There is a difference between Software Centers of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS. Software Center of 14.04 LTS is more convenient than 16.04 LTS as users can add third party software repository ...
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Differences between Upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 and a full new installation of 16.04

I upgraded an Ubuntu Studio 15.10 to a 16.04 and it works so fine, with a lot of "old" software I often used and still use. I formatted another PC (same hardware) and I installed Ubuntu Studio 16.04 "...
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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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Gnome Software keyboard weirdness

In the new Gnome Software in 16.04, the keyboard is weird - whenever I type in the search bar, keys get pressed twice: I've tried disabling "Key presses repeat when key is held down" in Control ...
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Can't change my package manager on new install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to change my operating system back to Ubuntu after using Elementary OS for a time. I am currently using it on a USB drive to test it. I tried to install some programs that I have come to ...
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Don't have the new 'Software' Store in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I finished installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS just now but I can't see the new 'Software' Store in it, I still have that old 'Ubuntu Software' Store. How am I supposed to fix this?
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software center is missing from launcher

When I first installed Ubuntu, Software Center is missing from launcher and it also disappears from searching. Because, I'm usually a Windows user, I found it on the Internet but then I couldn't ...
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APT way to get Adobe Flash Player latest version for Linux not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and I am trying to get the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Linux (which apparently is 11.2), I am selecting the option for APT for Ubuntu 10.04+ here: But when I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cannot uninstall 3rd party via GNOME-Softare [closed]

So I know there's a bunch of post about installing 3rd party software via GNOME-Software (aka "Ubuntu Softare") but it looks like that may have been resolved with an update. HOWEVER, now that I've ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...
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HADOOP and SQOOP working with a weird error

hdp@ubuntu:~$ $HADOOP_HOME/bin/hadoop version bash: $/home/hdp/hadoop-2.6.4/bin/hadoop: No such file or directory hdp@ubuntu:~$ sqoop version /usr/lib/sqoop//bin/sqoop: line 79: dirname: command not ...
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How to make ttf-mscorefonts-installer package download fonts, after it says it installed?

When I install "Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts" (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) from the Software Center on 14.04, it gives a positive response--but after this I get a download error. It ...
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Ubuntu software-center not loading

I have tried loading up the software center in order to install some packages but it doesnt seem to open. I tried entering the following command in terminal: software-center and get the following ...
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Requires installation of untrusted packages in every installation

I am very new to Ubuntu and am pretty much using it as a refuge from Windows 10. This being said I really have no prior knowledge in Ubuntu or anything computer related. I've had this problem for a ...
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Error Software Center

E:Type '--2016-04-30' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list, E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed ...
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How to install Opera Browser?

I am trying to install opera browser from the terminal. I downloaded the 'debian' installer because it didn't show up in software center. It completely destroyed my software center - it is frozen ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS - but no new Software Center

Well, I successfully upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I loved it- but one problem. I heard that there is new Software Center or Gnome software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I still have Ubuntu Software ...
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Error:dependency is not satisfiable

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I don't know so much about this system. So, when I tried to install a game (Lonely Survivor) I got this error: "Error: dependency is not satisfiable: ia32-libs(>=...
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Where are the settings for software-properties-gtk stored?

I would like to clear out one of the items in the history list for the "Download from" combobox on the first tab in software-properties-gtk. Where are the settings for this application (or backend ...
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Teamviewer installed from .deb does not show up in software center

I've recently installed Teamviewer 11 on Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I double clicked the .deb file and it sent me to the software center, where I clicked Install. The application then installs just fine and ...
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Steam installation fails under Ubuntu 16.04

Since I did a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on our three computers (all different models, from two different manufacturers), Steam simply will not install using the new (GNOME) ...
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

Whenever I try to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center, the following error appears. Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. E:Unable to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Crash

I have had a problem with my ubuntu software-center for a while now. It refuses to start completely. So i have looked into all the web dungeons for answers with failed attempts in recovery. First I ...
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I'm getting error while installing eclipse from ubuntu software center

While installing eclipse using ubuntu software center it is asking about the authentication password. Can any one tell me how to rectify the error?
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Development items disappeared from software center

In Ubuntu 14.04, I could search the software center for items like "libsdl" and get a link at the bottom to show the development packages. In Ubuntu 16.04, this option to show development packages is ...
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Software center has disappeared

I'm an absolute newby for Linux / Ubuntu. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old computer. It seemed to work fine. However today when I started the computer again the software center had ...
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How to uninstall Image Magick?

I want to remove ImageMagick from Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried sudo apt-get remove imagemagick with no joy. I've tried to click the "remove" button in the Ubuntu Software app, but that doesn't remove ...