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PVR Software Install on Ubuntu 14.04

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and would like to get MythTV or VDR working. I used the Ubuntu Software Centre and Synaptic Package Manager to install the software but I have not been able ...
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Harpia not installing

Harpia does not want to install via the software center or via the command line. In the command line it says: lukas@lukas-Inspiron-N7010:~$ harpia Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Software Center - Items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired"

I tried to install back in time and now I keep getting the message 'items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired. I have tried sudo apt-get install -f then get Reading ...
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How to get back up of my installed program in ubuntu

i have Ubuntu version 13 on my system now i want to install ubuntu 14. the problem is that i installed GEDIT and Aptana studio and some other software from ubuntu and installed on my device. the ...
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Possible to download paid game a second time for free from software center?

I've paid for Steel Storm some time ago and I'd like to play it again but if I click the option to get previous purchases nothing happens and if I try to purchase the game again to see if my previous ...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I know it seems like a duplicate question, but I in fact couldn't find any topics, where people have the exact problem as me. I am desperately trying to upgrade my Ubuntu, but many searches and trials ...
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Problems installing newer software because older software is having problems… ubuntu 14.04

When I open the Ubuntu software center I get a message that says that Newer software cant be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed There is a repair command ...
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Install Gnome 3.10 ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I heard that gnome 3.10 will be available in Ubuntu 14.04 but when I looked in the software centre gnome 3.8 was offered.Is there a way to install gnome 3.10 without adding ppa in Trusty? Edit I ...
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libxslt.so.1: cannot open shared object file: while trying to load libreoffice & Ubuntu Software Center

Whenever I try to load LibreOffice on Ubuntu 13.10 it crashes. Then I try to load it from the terminal and it gives me this error: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: error while loading ...
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't download apps?

I have replaced Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.The problem is I can't download any apps from software center. I click on the app and it said "Available from the 'universe' source". I click the button ...
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Error message while installing any software as “package dependencies can not be resolved” [duplicate]

when i am installing the softwares by all means (via software center, terminal etc) it gives an error message as "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" Can any one help me out to solve the ...
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Before i install a program from software centre it asks me to remove files

When I click on Install button in the software centre, this small window pops up: Why is this suddenly happening? How do I disable repositories? How do I make this go away, to be able to work ...
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How do I find out the email address associated with software centre? (12.04)

(Currently on Ubuntu 12.04) I'm going to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 and I have a lot of applications installed which I would like to retain when I upgrade to 14.04. The thing is I don't remember what ...
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Software center is not working after attempt to install skype

I am completely new person on Linux. I installed it just today and i have to say I like them a lot, until I faced the problem. I was looking on the internet but nothing worked for me. After i ...
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If i buy something on xubuntu software store can i download later across my account?

If I buy on Xubuntu software center (laptop) can I use on my Ubuntu desktop? Also will I have to purchase again. (Same account)
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Ubuntu 14.04 Youtube app not working

I installed the youtube app (unity-webapps-youtube) from ubuntu software center. But it tells me it cannot play any videos because of a missing flash player. Flash plays fine in either Firefox or ...
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Authentication error downloading softwares from software center

when ever I try to install some software from the software centre. it says Authentication error Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 on ubuntu 14.04

hello I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with gnome flash back and with no luck I installed visual boy advanced 1.7.2-6 cause it has the cheats option but after installing it manually I just don’t have an icon ...
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Software Update Center not starting / Reading package list… Error! [duplicate]

My Software Update Center does not open anymore. What happened before is the following: I tried to install Eclipse via Ubuntu Software Update Center. I found it and confirmed the installation by ...
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Updating Cache Not Working

New to Ubuntu. I'm trying to install software, but the Software Center (after adding the Multiverse option) sits stuck on 'Querying Software Sources'. It never goes any further and consequently won;t ...
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Cant download from Ubuntu Software centre [duplicate]

I cant download anything from Ubuntu software center, it hangs on updating cache then its telling me "failed to download repository information". Linux I understand suppose to be a straight forward OS ...
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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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How to report unofficial package installed via Software Center?

I've installed a game called Slingshot Portal (package name: portal-slingshot) using Ubuntu Software Center. The game fails to start with the following error: Failed to execute command "java -jar ...
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How do I uninstall a software that was not installed using the Ubuntu Software Center?

I see there are discussions addressing installing software using the USC (as well as some comparisons to the Add/Remove Programms feature in Windows), but nothing regarding how one goes about ...
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Why does Software Center not start and Updates fail? [duplicate]

Software centre doesn't even open. When I want to Update software i get these errors: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Could not initialize the package ...
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How to package a net-beans java project for Ubuntu

I'm in final year of my b.tech, for project I have created an multilingual dictionary in Java (net beans 6.7.1) in which we can search words meaning, its synonyms, antonyms and an example, or if its ...
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I have a problem with software center

I am using ubuntu 12.04 desktop and before few days software center stopped working. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it but during the final stage it showed me bad marshal data and few other error ...
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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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'Xojo' is the only application that I can't install

I can't install xojo. When I click install in the software center it's not progressing. In the terminal it's stuck in : gichan02@gichan02-Latitude-D520:~$ sudo apt-get install xojo [sudo] password ...
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How to exit apt-get?

When I try to install new software from the Ubuntu Software Center, it says "waiting for apt-get to exit". How I can exit apt-get?
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Ubuntu Software not resetting or updating [duplicate]

I have been having trouble getting the Ubuntu Software Center to open and when I ran the reconfigure command I get this back.. MacBookPro:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure software-center Updating software ...
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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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How do I fix a “Previous installation hasn't been completed.” error in Software Center?

Ubuntu Software Center crashes whenever I try to install something. It shows the following error: Previous installation hasn't been completed. The installation could have failed because of an ...
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System settings and software center disapeared

This is my 1st time to try a linux desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 with a hope to have a stable and usable version of linux. It worked well at the beginning with some popular applications at the first day. ...
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Software Center problem with installation

I open up Ubuntu Software Center and every time I do this, it says: New Software Can't Be Installed Because There Is A Problem With The Software Already Installed. Do You Want To Repair This ...
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Will OpenOffice affect my 14.04 64-bit?

I have downloaded OpenOffice(Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz) from this link. I extract with Archive Manager. And Open 'openoffice4.0-debian-menus_4.1-9764_all.deb' ...
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software center disappearing and noy loading [duplicate]

I'm new to linux and am using Ubuntu 14.0.4. I wanted to install kerio vpn client from one of the sites so i downloaded it and when I double click on the zip folder it opened with software center. I ...
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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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bootable DVD & USB of Centos 6.5 x86 based from Ubuntu 13.10

My question is how to make a bootable DVD / USB for CentOS 6.5 x86(32-bit) from Ubuntu 13.10 (with the help of terminal / GUI or through both ways) OR what softwares i can use for this purpose??? In ...
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How do I enable the “partner” repository?

I keep seeing places refer to the "partner" 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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“Install” option disappeared from the software center

I cannot install anything from the Ubuntu software center (on 13.10). The "Install" button is missing and only the one fore "More information" is there. I suspect it is a problem with the software ...
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LibreOffice version [duplicate]

Now, I use LibreOffice Writer 3.5.7.2 . According to http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/34088/selecting-copying-pasting-text/ and further things I need LibreOffice Writer 4.0 or higher. When it ...
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How can I install bleachbit in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm unable to install bleachbit on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. The Ubuntu Software Centre shows that the package is available from the Universe software source and I have the option to "use this ...
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Cannot install any softwares from software center in Ubuntu 14.04. Install icon is greyed

This is just example. It is same for software download pages including VLC, Synaptic Package Manager etc. Please any one help me. I reinstalled ubuntu & also updated just now and the problem is ...
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Red triangle in top and “Use this source” Error

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 but after a month no update appears ! and when i click on update center it said your system is updated. but red triangle appears in top and said the update information is ...
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ubuntu software center not working and alerts that package catalog needs to be repaired

When i open my ubuntu software center it gives warning that "Items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired. Do you want to repair it now" so i hit repair , but it fails ...
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how clear/clean unneeded files or cache for my customized distro

Can you help me to find out how do I clear the Cache files or unnecessary or lib that can be updated on new ubuntu install i used "ubuntu 12.10" this my top size file/folder list: 4380MiB /usr ...
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Can't download Google Chromium from Software Centre? [closed]

So, after installing Ubuntu yesterday, I wanted to install Chrome. I found the Chromium browser in the Software Centre. After clicking the install button, and typing my password, I get a message ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Xmanager

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when trying to connect by Xmanager 4 i got an error message (gnome-session:8503): CRITICAL : We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry.... how to solve this ...