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How to remove multiple apps?

I tried to remove multiple apps from the software centre GUI by Ctrl+Select but nothing happens. After each removal, it refreshes its screen. I have many Thai fonts (that I could see after selecting ...
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List of 'user software' that wasn't upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04

I recently updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the ISO media (while online). At the end, it displayed a warning saying that: Some user software was not upgraded. The setup will continue, but ...
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Unable to install software--Getting error code 1

I am unable to install any new software, and any apt-get command returns error code 1. In the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the error "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with ...
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Errors adding software sources

Help! I'm running ubuntu 14.04 LTS With all updates installed. I can't add any sources. When I open software center and go edit>sources>other software. I hit add and enter "deb ...
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How to fix colours in the Software Centre?

The Software Centre on Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 is showing up a colour scheme that renders the text hardly readable: Apparently, it is mixing colours from the desktop theme with its own theme and the ...
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Software-Center Error

Software center does not work for me. How to fix this problem? I cant reinstall, remove, uninstall software center... And here is a log from terminal. derianfox@hp-dv6:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove ...
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Python Error when opening software-center

My software center suddenly not working. When i tried to open it from the launcher, its only loading but showing nothing. I tried to run it from terminal, and got this error : Traceback (most recent ...
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can't install software--can I fix missing dpkg?

New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair now? hit Repair Package operation failed The installation or removal of ...
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Ubuntu software center-purchased but not available

I have Ubuntu 14.10 My software center does not show me new apps in thw what's new section,instead it shows me apps I have purchased previously(on older versions) on Ubuntu. Also whenever I click ...
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Pack Ubuntu HTML5 click application for desktop

I would like to pack an Ubuntu HTML5 click application for the Ubuntu Software Center. The application is a game that uses Apache Cordova. It is already published in the click store, I would like to ...
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Attempting to install from Software Center hangs

software center won't install. The installation hangs and I am repeatidly asked for authentication which I do and the authentication pop up window appears again after 10 seconds over and over again. ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) seems to be choking on kde-runtime-data version issue [closed]

12.04 LTS, on a dell mini 10. Install stable until about a week ago. Updated about 1x a week, sometimes more often. Several days ago, I booted up and the system was no longer working correctly. All ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre Problems

I'm new to Linux and I'm attempting to install stuff from the Ubuntu Software Centre, however, when I try it, it says "Failed to download repository information, check you're internet connection". ...
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Can anyone help me with this? I am not able to remove or re-install software center or any software

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libept1.4.12 Use 'apt-get ...
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Where can I find the softwares/programs that I installed from USC and can I change where apt installs programs? [duplicate]

I just recently Installed Ubuntu, and as you can guess, I'm not good at it. Questions: 1.) I just want to know where to locate the programs/softwares I installed from the Ubuntu Software Center. ...
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Regarding software installation

How can i install multisim ,proteus application used by Electrical and communication Department in Ubuntu 14.04Lts. please send me some link how to install in command based or solution ., please ...
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How Can I Make The Ubuntu Software Center Work After Changing lsb-release File

I recently created a customized version of Ubuntu with some of my favourite apps installed and I changed the lsb-release file so that grub wouldn't call it "ubuntu", however now i cannot open the ...
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Problem with ubuntu software center [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: ...
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Can't install ghc on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'll start by saying I'm a complete noob with ubuntu and especially the terminal so please bare with me. I'm just trying to install ghc on my computer. I typed sudo apt-get install ghc into the ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre fails to download package files

yesterday I got an issue with the internet connection, after I've made some operations with the network manager. The problem has been thoroughly described and partially solved in the following ...
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My jenkins jobs fails to start

When I try to start jenkins on my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS I get an error $ sudo start jenkins start: Job failed to start
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Upgrating from 12.10 to 14.10 failed

I got this error while upgrading from 12.10 to 14.10: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] W:Failed to ...
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software and updates in system settings not working

Recently, I noticed a red circle with a minus sign on system panel beside the network manager. When I click on it displays the following: A problem occurred when checking for the updates. (greyed ...
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How can I sell content on the Ubuntu Store

In the Ubuntu software center, I often see maganizes. I am a digital comic book publisher and longtime Ubuntu user. Basically, I would like to make my content available. I see where to submit apps at ...
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Software-center not working

Helllo guys, I am new to Ubuntu , and I have recently had a problem with softwre-center. It wont open. When I try to open it from terminal it displays something like "bus error(core dumped)" What can ...
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Not available for your current ubuntu version

I recently upgraded to 14.10, when I open the software center and go to some of my previous purchases it says that it's unavailable for my current Ubuntu version. Please contact the vendor for an ...
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Why is there no Prolog compiler in the software center

How can I compile prolog codes in Ubuntu? I searched Prolog in the Ubuntu software center and it returns only jEdit.
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Software Center keeps crashing on start up

Every time I open the software center it crashes on start up. I have been searching for a solution for about a week with no luck. This is what I am getting: 2014-10-27 00:40:28,868 - ...
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Install Code::Blocks in Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Code::Blocks from Muon Software Center (I'm using KDE) and I got Code::Blocks 10.05. I found this link: https://launchpad.net/~pasgui/+archive/ppa/ After adding this PPA, and running ...
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How do I create a Debian source package for a JavaFx application for the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a native .deb file to the Ubuntu Software Center, but I got the response below from reviewers: Your application is not in the correct archive format. Please provide us with the Debian ...
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ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed

Ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed and that it had a problem removing a package, this happens whenever I installing in 14.10. All of the applications have ...
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Update software in the software center (Shotwell and Digikam)

I'm trying to use the software center to get updated packages. I would like to like to update some beloved packages to the latest stable version: Shotwell (0.20.1) and Digikam (4.4.0). I recently ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Software Center - Edit->Software Sources disabled

The button in Software Center→Edit→Software sources... is disabled. Is there another way to reach it or simple enable the button? What could be causing it? If I know I can fix it myself ...
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How to Install Software Center in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to the Ubuntu, and I was unable to use software center. And I thought to uninstall and install again. Uninstallation was successful, however I couldn't install Software Center manually! ...
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how to use dictd as an offline dictionary in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed dictd from ubuntu software center in my ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it as an offline dictionary but can't find its application by pressing the superkey. Please help
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Why is GNOME Software Center not included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME Software Center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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When I want to install anything in Ubuntu Software Center or through sudo apt-get, I am facing issues

My problem is exactly same as stated at the link Ubuntu Software Center not working; says the package catalog needs repair Though according to the solution provided at that place does not work for ...
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Software center not installing [duplicate]

When I am try......to install the Ubuntu software center it giving error like Err http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/ubuntu/ quantal-updates/main software-center all 5.4.1.4 404 Not Found Failed to fetch ...
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How do I (or Can I) enable the “install” button in Software Center for offline repository?

I am talking about to install software by Apt Offline Repository. I've read Community Help and used to apply this method to install software offline. I can successfully install software through ...
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About Ubuntu Software center

I already saw many threads about Ubuntu Software Center, but, I don't know if I'm downloading my programs (like dconf editor and Wallch) from a trusted source. The only 2 things (probably) that I ...
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/etc/apt/apt.conf gets cleared every time I change proxy settings under settings->network->Network proxy

I use a proxy server settings at work but when i get home, my network connection uses no proxy settings. every time i get home and use the proxy settings under settings->networks->Network Proxy to ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre starts loading and then disappears

I am new to Ubuntu, and tried running the sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center, but I got: E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Problems with Adobe Flash Player and Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). I manually installed Adoble Flash Player 9 from the software center. The problem now is that the system is not running as it used to. Whenever I click on "software ...
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How do I Fix my update center from displaying error

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I installed some packages due to my netflix not working anymore. this is the message i get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libnss3-1d: Depends: ...
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Skype installation, but asked 2 times the password?

I just recently changed from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, because I always wanted to be more safe in the internet, and also to avoid things like virus. Today, to test if I knew some basic ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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How expensive or hard would it be to add RUN button into Software Manager?

I teach Linux and quite frequently install new software, test it and remove it. I promote the use of Linux and recommend it to my relatives and friends. One common use case is I hear what people need, ...