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Ubuntu not downloading files of any type (regardless of download method)

I just recently installed ubuntu on my computer and I've encountered a very annoying problem. Any time I try to download any type of file from any platform (directly via command prompt, ubuntu ...
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Software for getting Back Up of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS along with newly installed software

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS . After installing this OS , many new softwares are installed , and also many packages are updated. Now, my question is , is there any software ,with the help of which I can ...
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Will installing VirtualBox from software center wipe out my VMs?

I installed VirtualBox via the download from Oracle's website. However, I'd like to get updates through the software center. I'm concerned that doing so will wipe out my virtual machine. Is this the ...
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Will the Ubuntu packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am in the process of creating a program for Ubuntu, and intend to upload it to the Ubuntu Software Center. Will the packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04 due to the switch to the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Software Manager not working [duplicate]

After carrying out a software list update Software Manager is not functioning! Opens than shuts down giving Error:Opening the cache (E:Malformed line 52 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (URL ...
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How can I install no longer available purchased software in Ubuntu 15.10?

I bought the game Family Farm within the Software Center of Ubuntu 14.04 and installed it. The game is not available any more in the Software Center of Ubuntu 15.10. How can I install the purchased ...
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Can not download VLC using Ubuntu Sofware Center [duplicate]

I am trying to install VLC from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.04. It always says that it failed to download the package and that I have to check my internet connection. I have no problem with my ...
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Tried to open up a bash incorrectly, now UI is broken

I tried to open a .sh file created by Ren'Py with the "Run software" option on Ubuntu 15.04. Yeah, stupid I know. But when I did, the screen went weird and then all the UI elements were just gone. The ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when trying to install gimp in Ubuntu software center

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-0ubuntu1.2 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to ...
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Problem when downloading a package using Ubuntu Software Center

I am trying to download the package MATLAB from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.04 , but when it begins applying the changes it does not respond. I am stuck at this point, I can not stop the ...
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Software launch from terminal always points to the old version

I installed a software from its source in the previous version, which was saved in /usr/local folder. Now I want to update to the latest version with provided DEB package. After installing it, the ...
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How to purge and competely reinstall tryton

I made a mistake when trying to install Tryton. I think I deleted an important part of a text file when trying to configure it.This is the error message I get: I didn't realize that the username was ...
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Software Center “Reinstall Previous Purchases” and “Sync Between Computers” not working

It's been a while now (almost a year?) but even after upgrading to 15.10 GNOME, I still cannot reinstall previous purchases or sync software packages across computers any more like it used to be. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 failed to fetch extras.ubuntu.com

i have be trying a lot of different solutions and none have worked please replay fast enter image description here
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How to install software & updates the program that i use to install and update also and software update again the program

So, I know that I am dumb,but I uninstalled some software and update program,and now I don`t have Software sources from where to install any program from Software Center and etc. This is the ...
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When i open ubuntu software center , it automatically closes within seconds. why?

I even tried opening it through terminal, it does the same thing.
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Completely uninstall a program on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm new to the Linux community and I recently switched from windows to linux. Of course, I'm used to uninstall my softwares using the obvious ways on Windows, and I even knew that I should manually ...
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After installing LÖVE doesn't appear in apps/How to install Iove2d on ubuntu 15.04

After installating from software center love2d seems to be invisible. I can't run it. I would appreciate if you guys could give me any instructions how to get around this, maybe install game engine ...
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What happens when a program gets removed from the Software-Center?

If Canonical removes a program from the repositories of the Ubuntu Software-Center, what exactly happens to my installation? I like using the Software-Center to easily find and install programs on ...
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Not able to download software from ubuntu software center

I am trying to download a software from ubuntu software center and I am getting the following screen. If I click on use this source I get Thats all, the software does not get installed. ...
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I can't open the Software Center on 14.04

When I try to open the Software Center it’s just white and crashes after 5 seconds. I tried to uninstall and then install it again through the Terminal, but it did not work. Output of software-center ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved in Texas hold'em game

I am trying to install Texas hold'em game from ubuntu software center, but I get a message like this: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional ...
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Unable to install software from ubuntu software center

I am bangladeshi . My mother language is bangla . so I badly need a bangla typing software. The name of the software is ibus-avro . when I try to install it from software center I am getting the ...
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Old Ubuntu Desktop Failing to Update (Failed to fetch) [duplicate]

My colleagues and I are attempting to run some updates on a computer with Ubuntu 12.10, which has been unused for some time. However, when we try running sudo apt-get update the terminal returns ...
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App Pending review

I wrote a app called Square(https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps/4084/) and the status is pending review, how many time for approve this app? thanks!
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Problem Opening Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 on a laptop with Windows XP. When I open Ubuntu Software Center in the terminal I get this display: sperry@sperry-Inspiron-6000:~$ software-center 2015-10-27 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS fresh install multiple errors

Every few minutes I get an error about an internal error. /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk apport-gtk 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11 the software center crashes after being open about a minute Firefox crashes almost ...
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Can't open Software-center , google chrome stable newest after installed ibus [closed]

mr2uang@mr2uang-MS-7798:~$ sudo software-center ** (software-center:15215): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-f1JihwokKA: Connection ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Does Not Launch

I have been trying to launch the Ubuntu Software Center, but it only seems to crash whenever I launch it. This is the output code whenever I try to launch the program. 2015-10-24 21:47:35,161 - ...
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Software Center doesn't work after installing Python 3.4.3 [duplicate]

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 15.04, after installing Python 3.4.3 I couldn't run the Software Center and this message appears: File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 140 print time.time() ...
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problems with python and software center

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have accidentally installed a second python version (python 3.4, python 2.7 was default) and now my python is broken. Also the software center on my computer does not work ...
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dpkg: error processing package, Could not install any package

I am new to Ubuntu. And I am using 14.04. Whenever i try to install any software i get an error with dpkg. After browsing for some time, i get some commands to try out. Nothing really helped. The ...
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xslt 2.0 or later for ubuntu 32bit

I am facing problems finding free xslt processor 2.0 or later version for ubuntu. The current xsltproc processor doesn't recognize Xpath trnslate() function because its version is 1.0. Please help me ...
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Ubuntu Software Center is stuck Installing Packages/Applying Changes [duplicate]

My ubuntu software center is stuck Installing Packages/Applying Changes and I cannot cancel the process, or install anything else as everything I try to install is waiting for the "installing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Install From PPA

I have installed a PPA. Now I want to view all software that the PPA has to offer in the Ubuntu Software Center GUI. Everywhere I look on the internet they say,"The packages available from the PPA can ...
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How can I fix my software center?

Alright so I've looked around on askubuntu and a few other forums but I can't seem to find the answer I need to get the problem resolved. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and only recently installed it. I've ...
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Purchase apps through Terminal instead of GUI Software Center

This question made me wonder whether it's also possible to purchase Ubuntu apps through the terminal instead of the GUI Software Center. In this question from 2012, the only answer states that it was ...
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Cannot install app from Software Center - Requires installation of untrusted packages [duplicate]

So, I've purchased an app from Ubuntu Software Center. The problem is that I cannot install it. Whenever I try to click Install this appears: Requires installation of untrusted packages ...
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Unable To Cancel Installation In Software Center (Matlab)

A Note: This question may be the exact same question as given in How to cancel an installation in the Software Center? but the solutions listed there haven't worked for me. Question: I am trying to ...
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'sudo tee' command gone wrong | Removing a source.list that can't be read?

This has happened twice where I followed instructions on installing software and then having the software center open then close immediately as a result of running the commands from the instructions. ...
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VLC player not current version [duplicate]

I just downloaded VLC from the software center in Ubuntu. But, it is not the current version. It is version 2.1.6. Is it safe to use this version? Why isn't the current version available through ...
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How can I get the softwarecenter for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS working again?

After trying to install the camb package for R (which required CMake and FreeType2; Cmake installation succeeded using the software center but FreeType2 did not), I began seeing an error message: “An ...
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Ubuntu Software Center freezes

mostly fresh install installed wine and chrome steam teamspeak 3 and weechat Ubuntu software center keeps hanging(freezing) with just a blank white screen it appears to be half running in terminal ...
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E: Malformed line 56 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (absolute dist) [duplicate]

I would appreciate some help in solving the issue mentioned in the title.. I am new to Ubuntu and I have no idea about it. I tried to Install Skype via Terminal and I ended up with an error like this. ...
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Installing Ubuntu Software Center not working

Okay so I was trying to install spotify on my computer and was having issues with that. I arrived at a solution that brought me to downloading it through the software center when, lo and behold it ...
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Terminal and Software center error, Please help

Whenever I do sudo apt-get autoremove I get this error output: abs@abs-Ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove [sudo] password for abs: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Installation problem1 [duplicate]

Error: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root? Hi everyone I get the above error ...
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Software center won't open - expat/python problem?

my software center won't open, when I try to open it from the command line I get the following: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 36, in <module> ...
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Set TeXStudio as default software to open .tex files in Kubuntu 15.04

On Kubuntu 15.04, I've installed the latest version of TeXStudio. However, when I click on a .tex file, it automatically compiles with vprerex. How do I set TeXStudio as default application to ...
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Unable to install vlc or any software [duplicate]

The image shows the output when I try to install VLC for last 8 hours i have read all stuff on the same problem tried everything Yesterday I installed Ubuntu first time and also am not a programmer. ...