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I want to play minecraft [duplicate]

I can't install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. For example, I tried to install Java but I couldn't and don't say to install it off Google; I have tried installing Java from Google but it ...
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Why does ubuntu not connect to update server?

all. My ubuntu installation recently 'crashed' after attempting an update on 16.12.2014. The installation became unusable and I had to format and re-install. I've successfully installed 14.04 but ...
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installing mini ccnx

I want to install mini ccnx from the following site: https://github.com/chesteve/mn-ccnx/wiki/Installing I downloaded and installed all the requirement programs and then ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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Can't install apps via Software Center, the “use this souce” button does nothing

I've got to admit that I'm new to using Ubuntu, but I can't find a good answer elsewhere... Here goes. I'm still setting up a LiveUSB copy of Ubuntu with some new apps, but I can't get many of them ...
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In software center, some softwares are not found

I have installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04. Then I started to install some new softwares. But when i tried to see the description of some softwares, the following type of message was displayed. ...
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gfortran not found in Software Center in 12.04

My friend using an older version of ubuntu has gfortran in the Ubuntu Software Center. I think he did not need to download anything. It was already there. He just installed it. But in my case, when I ...
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Dropbox and Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work after settinf python3.4 as default

In Ubuntu 14.04, I've set python3.4 as the default python version. After that, Dropbox doesn't launch at startup and the Ubuntu Software Center cannot open up anymore. Running them from the command ...
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Software Center problem [duplicate]

I cannot load the access the Ubuntu Software center. I receive the error message E:Type'<html><head><meta' is not know on line 1 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list. ...
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How do I enable the “backports” repository?

How to enable the backports repository so I can get newer versions of software?
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Uninstall feem completely

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit version. I recently installed Feem Wifi direct app from here. I had to run the source code from the terminal, without root privileges. Now I am not able ...
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Package failed to install, but does

I have discovered something strange upon using Ubuntu 14.10. I have been using the OS for a week now and everything is running fine, but when I install or uninstall software from the software center, ...
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Tipp10 won't launch in 12.04

I downloaded the .deb from the official website Tipp10 and installed it via the Ubuntu Software center. However the app fails to launch from dash, launcher and the terminal. Terminal gives me this ...
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How to list user installed applications (not packages)?

Not packages and not all applications. Just the applications user installed by himself from whatever source (Software Center, manually added PPA, etc.). If the above is not possible - a list of all ...
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strange behavior when removing software

This problem started about three weeks ago, after I installed Quagga, a routing software. I configured quagga according to this website's instructions: ...
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Shall I delete this line in sources.list?

This line deb-src-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ utopic main restricted, Line 63, in sources.list is not known on sudo apt-get update and is causing Synaptic Package Manager and Ubuntu ...
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How to manage applications

I am dualbooting Ubuntu with Windows 8.1 for about a year. My intention is to completely step away from the Windows environment, but I keep returning to Windows. Mainly because installing and managing ...
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Upgrade YAZ to YAZ 5

Still a beginner, I don't know who I can ask. Problem: I try to use MarcEdit 6 (marcedit.reeset.net/). If I use its tool "Z39.50/SRU Client" to search for any book in any offered library-database it ...
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Need Help I Keep Getting Internet Error Connection When Installing Via Software Center [duplicate]

I tried installing this following deb files via software center: skype,gimp and odesk team room application. But I keep on getting Internet Connection Error. But I can open my Internet on my Browser. ...
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instal button not active in Ubuntu software center

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. But as I am trying to install any software in Ubuntu software center , i could not find the install button. Upon clicking the software , its showing only more info ...
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What legitimate, legal use does the application, Access Prompt, have?

When I download the Ubuntu Software Centre Application, another application, Access Prompt, surreptitiously downloads at the same time. When I uninstall the Access Prompt application, it also ...
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A Software Center review claims Ruby has a virus. Is it accurate?

I'm working on a Javascript webapp and trying to figure out how to add documentation. It seems like the only option is to install something that lives on a server. I thought maybe I'd try JSDuck. It ...
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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install / remove button disabled on software center

upgraded to 14.04 lts from 12.04 lts. issue is install / remove button is disabled in software center so can't install or remove software from software center. how to fix it?
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how to install flex and bison: error can not locate file [duplicate]

i tried to install flex and bison but i got this error : can not locate the file & also i use software center to do this but authenticate error occur. i don't know which resource i should choose. ...
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'sudo' is not known after moonlight install

yesterday I tried install moonlight (silverlight) and something going wrong. Now i have problem with update and Ubuntu software center. E: Typ "sudo" is not known in line 1 list sources ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Problem please help! [duplicate]

Please help I keep getting this on the software center. Package operation failed. The installation or removal of a software package failed. installArchives() failed: debconf: DbDriver "config": ...
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How to List all software installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and Uninstall them

I am beginner to Ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu desktop 14.04 and have tried to install PHP, Apache, MYSQL and PHPMYADMIN through terminal. I have tried many commands but have only installed Apache ...
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Spectacle app alternative for Ubuntu

On Mac I have been using the Spectacle app for moving and resizing windows with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. It's very cool. What similar application can I use for Ubuntu?
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Authentication error when trying to install or uninstall using Ubuntu Software Center (14.04)

when trying to install or uninstall from Ubuntu Software Center (14.04). I'm getting the error message **Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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Is there any trucking software out there that will run on a linux platform?

I would like to know if there a trucking program out there that will run with xubuntu, linux Lite or any of the linux platforms. Regard Bob
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What data does the Software Centre use to give you recommendations?

Just below the What's New section there is a Recommended For You section. Currently I don't have it enabled, but other than the list of software, what data does it take about what you have installed? ...
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What is the Url to Open software center with a prefered application?

I've searched it several ways.Nothing more,Just need to add install buttons which must open up Ubuntu software center with a pre-selected application.Is there a way to do that ? Windows 8 store site ...
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ubuntu software center can't open

When I was trying to update program and systme by Ubuntu softwar Center. Internet cut off and now I can not download any software to download Ubuntu Center and can not install through Terminal? what ...
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problem with source file in sources.list.d directory

When I was trying to update program and system by Ubuntu Software Center. Internet cut off and now I can not download any software to download Ubuntu Center and can not install through Terminal? What ...
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How do I enable the “multiverse” repository?

I keep seeing places refer to the "multiverse" repository as a place I can get software, how can I enable this repository? Please specify how to do this graphically and via command line.
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How to upload my C program to the Ubuntu Software Center

I recently created a game using the C-programming language. Now I want to upload it to the Ubuntu software center but I don't know how. I'm searching on Google since at least 2 weeks, but without ...
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install bitbake ubuntu 14.04

I have not seen any bitbake package exist in ubuntu software center or sudo apt-get install bitbake also not working. Can someone help me to install bitbake on ubuntu14.04? Thanks
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Ubuntu software center not working [duplicate]

My Ubuntu software center not working it gives this error please help me out : Error : Opening the cache (E:Encountered a section with no package header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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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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How to install Sage on Ubuntu?

So I was following the instructions here - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SAGE The apt get command on your link doesn't find anything. And what is this instruction of putting a link to the "sage ...
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Tryiing to install octodad dadliest catch

I have purchased a video game from humble bumble and have downloaded the file but don't know why it wont open and install. the game is octodad dadliest catch for linux operating system, it is ...
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Could not start synaptic and Software download center

I got the following error when I tried to install a software using synaptic, "E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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how to remove burg-pc error

When applying any software from Ubuntu Software Center it tells me that: Errors were encountered while processing: burg-pc The software installed, but because of the error I need to remove it.
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Why won't Ubuntu Software Center let me edit my review?

So I've just recently decided to try out MonoDevelop for other things after writing a review a while back about .pyproj files not being supported... turns out, I'm unable to edit my review for it to ...
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Erro Package Dependencies cannot be resolved on install software

When i am trying to install transmageddon in my ubuntu12.04 .It produces error that says,Package Dependencies cannot be resolved. The following packages have unmet dependencies: transmageddon: ...
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Errors when trying updates and software center [duplicate]

Getting errors when trying software center and updates manager. various other things don't work either. error relates to Battery: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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SSL (TLS) Handshake Error: Ubuntu Software Center

I am trying to install software through the Ubuntu Software Center. When I click on the "Buy" button, a popup opens titled Terms Of Use with this content: Unable to load page Problem ...
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Software Updater: Requires installation of un-trusted packages

I used "sudo apt-get update" command in terminal and resulted with below log, Help me to fix this issue, thanks in advance for your kind reply. LOG:(I made typo in the link reference to post this ...
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Unmet dependencies when installing wine from original PPA

I ran into some trouble attempting to install Wine on my computer. I'm running 14.04. Using Software Center, I received the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available

I'm trying to install flash via the software center and I get this error : "Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...