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Gnome via software center vs Ubuntu GNOME

Pretty simple question. Is installing the GNOME desktop environment via Ubuntu's software center the same as installing the official flavor Ubuntu GNOME? If not, how is it different? Thanks!
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I can't install anything in Ubuntu Software Center

It says this: (installArchives() failed: dpkg: error processing package coreutils (--configure): package coreutils is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed') ...
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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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unable to acces my account after a bad manipulation

Well all started when i tried yesterday to download virtual box on my ubuntu14.04 So i went to the website downloaded the version for ubuntu and got a .deb i clicked into it then got redirected to ...
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How long does it take for Software Center submissions to be reviewed?

a little more than four months ago (so quite some time now), I submitted a game I made to Software Center for inclusion. Since then the small game is "Pending Review". It is proprietary and has a ...
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My ubuntu software center won't download any programs! What can I do?

I've tried everything I could find on the Internet, but still can't download anything From the ubuntu software center.it won't install anything, it won't do any progress when downloading. I have even ...
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Swap and Ram both maxed out and nearly froze my computer; what log files should I open, and who should I share them with?

Woah, linux just got gridlocked. Everything started screeching to a halt, not even mouse movement. Just opening tabs on chrome. Jumped to a terminal with ctrl+alt+f5 or something, took me minutes to ...
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “gtk-vector-screenshot” - Xubuntu 14.04

Above message appears when starting any GTK app from terminal after (supposedly) uninstalling gtk-vector-screenshot 0.3.2.1-1ubuntu1 via Software Center. (didn't support as many apps as I'd hoped, or ...
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torque update on 12.04.5 LTS

I am having a problem to update torque pbs. The current version on our cluster is 2.5.1 but on the official site: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/support/download-center/torque-download/ the version ...
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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 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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How to reset Ubuntu to default settings?

I purchased a laptop with Ubuntu downloaded on it. It has the old users information on it and I would like to "Factory reset" the software so its like I just downloaded Ubuntu...
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Where is Unity Drawers?

I'd like to extend Unity with Drawers. But that is much more complicated than I expected. It's supposed to be in the Software Center. It isn't. I tried to manually install it, following these ...
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Flash player won't start after Ubuntu update

very new on Linux as well on Ubuntu. I have install in my PC the Ubuntu 11.10 and after a regular Ubuntu update, the Flash player cannot start. I have uninstall the Flash player several times to ...
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Ubuntu software center not working in Ubuntu 14.04

When I try to open software center, it gets closed within 5 seconds after being opened. I am not able to install or un-install any software using terminal too. When I tried to uninstall Software ...
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Can't exec “locale”: No such file or directory

I am new in Linux. I was trying to install wine and after /i followed instructions from a youtube video i got to the point where I needed to install wine from Ubuntu Software Center. The problem is ...
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Unable to use apt-get or Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 (old laptop last used in 2012 being used as current one gets repaired etc etc) and unable to run apt get or update any software in Ubuntu Software Center. The last time I used ...
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Ubuntu Software Center: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package

I'm trying to upload an application to the Ubuntu Software Center and have encountered this error when uploading the .deb file: The upload does not appear to be a valid click package. What is the ...
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How to view number of downloads of packages from Ubuntu Software centre? [duplicate]

Is there a way through which I can see the number of times an application or package from the Ubuntu Software Center has been downloaded? If not, is there some sort of way in which I can view the ...
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ImageMagick suddenly installed

I was taking a look at my installed programs, when I saw a program called ImageMagick, I took a look at it in the Ubuntu Software Center, and it's a program to manipulate images. That's OK, but I ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development [closed]

I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do applications have to undergo a ...
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How to get a direct link to .deb file of a package

I'd like to install an app from my Ubuntu Software Center, However it's a bit large to download (It's Texmaker and is around 760 MB). I'm current in an university where we have got a service by ...
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Software Center worked for 7 months, now it crashes

This is what I get when I run it: rob@rob-Inspiron-620:~$ software-center 2015-06-28 17:46:35,649 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-06-28 17:46:35,864 - ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crash on start

USC crash at start.. i tried reinstall and removing cache and what not but nothing help. This is what I get when try to open it from terminal. 2015-06-28 19:15:59,031 - ...
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Why Ubuntu Software Center don't have the last versions of software? [duplicate]

I wonder because most software available in the center, is the oldest currently in official pages released versions.
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Package operation failed-please help

Whenever I try to open Ubuntu Software center it says my files are corrupted, when I click repair, it says, "Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software package ...
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Software center won't launch

So software centre will not open at all and whenever I try it usually crashes my system. So I used the terminal to open it using the command: software-center It came up with this 2015-06-27 ...
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My Ubuntu Software Center will not open

Sorry for the gk. new terminal, and bad habits don't die easy.. conlin@conlin-NV52-Series:~$ sudo software-center [sudo] password for conlin: 2015-06-26 10:18:45,305 - ...
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Version 14:04 Control (Gear symbol): only partly working

'suddenly' the control is only partly workking: no response to 1: system settings, 2: about this computer etc. Reinstalling unity-control-center: message incompatible dependencies for e.g. 1: ...
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“Use This Source” in Ubuntu Software Center grayed out for many Softwares [duplicate]

I'm attempting to download a serial ftp software from the Ubuntu Software Center. However, for example, for "Serial Port Terminal" software, I'm seeing this message, "Available from the "universe" ...
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How to get dpkg output of software center installations?

I'm trying to explain to a poster how to provide information about a failing installation from within software center and - without ever having used it - I don't seem to find any access to the dpkg ...
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Problems with Ubuntu Software system

I have some problem with Ubuntu Software System. Once I open it up. It closes automatically without any permittion Can someone help me out please because I dont really get this. When I run it ...
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Software Center crashing

Any time I try to run the Ubuntu software center it immediately crashes. I go to terminal and type in 'software-center' and this is the results I get. Any help. 2014-04-22 09:29:28,526 - ...
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apt-get install/remove/reinstall doesn't work. Python errors

Recently I tried to install the ubuntu desktop on my ubuntu server 14. The installation failed hard. I tried several things fixing it and did a lot of research. But I couldn't find anything helpful. ...
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Installing software center ubuntu

Okay so I recently had some problems with ubuntu software centre where if I opened it from the dashboard it would open up, but only display a white screen. Nothing happened, so if I then clicked the ...
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Software Center is not working

In 14.04 64-bit the Ubuntu Software Center is not working. I have copied the error message. 2015-06-20 17:32:58,946 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-06-20 ...
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error while trying to install from software center

Package dependencies cannot be resolved. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore there could be a conflict between ...
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Type '}ckage' is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongo.list [duplicate]

I want to reinstall software center as I cannot open in. I used this command sudo apt-get update && apt-get install --reinstall software-center but this shows this- E: Type '}ckage' is ...
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Error message while installing any software?

Whenever I am installing VLC in Ubuntu software center, I am getting following Error, How to solve this problem? The following packages have unmet dependencies: libavcodec53:i386: Depends: ...
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Can't install Virtualbox alongside with Ubuntu software center?

When I install Virtual Box (lastest version from official site), it's OK but the Ubuntu Software Center was removed by itself. and when I install Ubuntu Software Center by using this method sudo ...
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i am unable to install/uninstall anything using terminal

I can't open software center. also nothing is being installed using terminal command. Please help! I am getting this as an error: rahul@rahul-Aspire-5745:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package ...
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Terminal and software center missing

I cannot find either the Ubuntu Software center or the terminal anywhere on my computer. I downloaded virtualbox from their website and after it started applying changes in the software center the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't stop searching activity

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been unable to cancel a search in Ubuntu Software Center, the process keeps going and going and I cannot install other programs. How do I cancel this? (its been ...
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Unable to run “software updater”, Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm unable to update my system Ubuntu 14.04 as software updater isn't running. Also I'm unable to run Ubuntu software center. All these problems arose after I tried to do partial upgrade of my system. ...
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how to install software through software center?

Software center don't give option of download or install it just give option to see more info then how can i install software through it?
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Software Center not Opening at all Error

When I open software from menu, it says "cannot open software database. Please reinstall the software-center package. When I write software-center on terminal, such error comes: 2014-05-28 ...
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Why do some apps say they are free? [closed]

Why are there several programs in the Ubuntu software center that are labeled as "free", and then you go to install and you are prompted to "buy" a subscription to Ubuntu One? I appreciate all the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crash of Update-Manager and Software Center

Hej, Ubuntu 14.04 used to run really smoothly on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 until recently. I tried figuring out how to fix it looking for threats dealing with the same issue. Unfortunately, it seems, ...
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installing pd-extended in 14.04 says requires installation of untrusted packages and crashes software center

I followed the instructions from http://puredata.info/docs/faq/debian For Pd-extended releases, use the apt.puredata.info repository. To add it, run these command in your Terminal: sudo ...
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vlc player is not installing from ubunto software center giving a massage

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to be ...