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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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I want to play AisleRiot Solitaire but don't know how to start it

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am new to Ubuntu (or any Linux type OS for that matter). I go to Ubuntu Software Center then games, double click on AisleRiot Solitaire & see that it is installed. ...
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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 ...
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What to install on an old Thinkpad R50e? [closed]

I no longer know which version of Ubuntu to run. As far as I can tell, the last version where the system is able to enter standby (for me, vital for a laptop) is 11.10. As of last week, I'm no longer ...
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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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Error untrusted packages Ubuntu Software [duplicate]

Good morning: Im new in Ubuntu and i have a problem with he ubuntu software. I've Ubuntu 11.10 whats happens is that when i try to download a program from ubuntu software, the problem (Require ...
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clamtk problem, i still get version 0.98.1 for the antivirus engine after removing and reinstalling again via terminal

I recently installed clamtk using the software center and apparently I didn't know that there is a bug of some kind that keeps the anti virus engine at version 0.98.1 but I at least have to have ...
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Why connection with sakis3g not detected by network manager

I have a Photon 3g Modedm and I am using sakis3g to connect to internet. After connecting to net I can browse internet in firefox and also I am able to install updates and softwares using apt-get. ...
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Software center not loading with Gtk-WARNING's

Recently I have noticed that I can not launch the software center, from either the launcher or the terminal. I have combed over numerous posts about what to do so far with no results. I have tried: ...
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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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How to install pythoncard?(any alternate method)

How to install pythoncard?I have tried browsing the software center for it and I installed it,but when I run a pythoncard-based program,it shows me that there is no module named pythoncard.Can I ...
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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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Steam does not pop-up

I have installed steam-launcher from the software center and installed some software that it required (mesa...) but when I want to start steam nothing happens.I use Ubuntu 14.04
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Ubuntu one (application) on ubuntu software center

I went on the ubuntu software center to get ubuntu one (application), found it and clicked it. Then shows "NOT FOUND There isn’t a software package called “ubuntuone-control-panel-qt” in your ...
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sudo apt-get -f intall -> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [duplicate]

i want to install "ghostview" by using Ubuntu software center. however, the error message occurs and I type as sudo apt-get -f install after that, I can get this result Reading package lists... ...
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How to get the tags for the installed software in ubuntu?

I can retrieve the softwares using the dpkg command but is there a command to get the associated category for the software .Like if I have Firefox installed can I some retrieve a tag for it that says ...
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The application software sources has closed unexpectedly [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message as a result of that I am unable to install any new software. Unreportable reason: Encountered a section with no Package header: E: Problem with Mergelist ...
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E:Encounterd a section with no package:header [duplicate]

Whenever i am trying to open software center it crashes. I ran the command : sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center The Following problem appeared: E: Encountered a section with no ...
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I've submitted an app for the software center, but it's status says “Draft”. What does this mean? Do I need to do something still?

I created a common network program. I think that it's very useful for users that use internet. So I uploaded it at https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps as you look at following picture. ...
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What happened whith software-center - authentification failed? [duplicate]

2014-05-04 16:00:34,847 - softwarecenter.backend.zeitgeist_logger - WARNING - Support for Zeitgeist disabled 2014-05-04 16:00:35,910 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' ...
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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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My software-center does not respond when I try to start it

I tried these methods already: remove purgely and re-install software-center, restart computer. but it does not work. Please see the image: When I use command line to start, it has these outputs: ...
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Ubuntu Software Center isn't working [duplicate]

aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get clean aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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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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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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trouble with aptoncd backup

can I backup softwares installed using Ubuntu Software Center using aptoncd? I have installed all my aps using USC. They are not listed in aptoncd list.
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10: Using unofficial software packages not provided by ubuntu

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...