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Software center (beginner question) [duplicate]

Im new to Ubuntu... I just installed it on my old computer and I wanted to start by installing some with Software center. But when I get the message "Available from the "universe" source" and click ...
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Software Updater & Software Center not working

Running the update command gives this error message. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type ...
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Software Updater not detecting all upgrades [duplicate]

This happens every so often, I run this command in Terminal (after running sudo apt-get update): sudo apt-get upgrade And I get an output such as (this is what I got today): Reading package ...
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Why is a lot of software missing in my software center?

When I get to software center it shows I can't install preload and others claiming I have no package for that software. Why is that and did I break something? I installed Xubuntu over Ubuntu ...
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Can't ls in /etc directory and more

I am using 14.04, I recently did an update with the software updater and things went wrong. Not sure what however, I just kept running it until it said that things were up to date. Now things are ...
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Software Center crashes on startup - Tried the obvious

Title says it. If I run from the Terminal I get: :~$ software-center 2015-02-04 22:12:05,131 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-04 22:12:05,358 - ...
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deploy Ubuntu 12.04 in computer center [duplicate]

I need to install Ubuntu 12.04.5 in a computer center, it is necessary to install as a dual boot, most of them are windows 8, my question is: is there anyway to accomplish the installation using an ...
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Can't buy via Software Centre [closed]

I can't buy anything via software centre, all I get is this message: Bad bot, go away! Request aborted. Please help me.
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Synaptics Package manager and Software Manager crash

Hello when I try to open Synaptic Package Manager in Ubuntu 14.10 this error message appears: E: Type ‘apt-get’ is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list E: The ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes with error

I had a previous problem reportedhere>> with dpkg and debhelper. I followed a previous answer here>> which solved my problem, but now a new one appeared. When trying to run Ubuntu Software Center, ...
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Updating through apt-get in terminal versus the Software Center

There have been several times in my memory that I will be prompted via the Software Center GUI to download system and application updates. It tells me the size of the total updates that will be ...
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Software center won't open,14.04

This problem began when I used the One Click Download for Moonlight from Mono. There is an error in the source list, line 2. I tried to update, same results. I tried deleting the line, the error moves ...
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installing Torque-4.2.6.1 in the workstation (both in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with 8 nodes and 64 cores)

cd /software tar -xzvf torque-4.2.6.1.tar.gz cd /software/torque-4.2.6.1/ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/torque make sudo make install (it is totally fine with this step) sudo vi /etc/profile Add ...
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Problem trying to install new software on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When trying to install any new software on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I get this error: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mesa/libgl1-mesa-glx_10.1.3-0ubuntu0.2_i386.deb 404 Not ...
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How to do “SUDO UPDATE and SUDO UPGRADE” without errors (NEWBIE) [duplicate]

Just check out the file attached to this link http://1drv.ms/1yQpeTH to understand the situation
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Ubuntu Software Center Problem in 14.04

I previously had 12.04 and it was working fine ever since I upgrade to 14.04 everything has been messing up I can't even download anything from Ubuntu Software Center. It says I don't have permission. ...
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Problems with Software Center and Terminal

Here's the problem. When I open Software Center it's black and closes after few seconds, can't do anything. And the problem with the terminal: sandro@sandro-E6224:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Software Update: This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources

When trying to install packages through the software updater on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I get following error: It's about these packages: I have selected following settings from where to install ...
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Software Updater not starting up

So my original problem was that I couldn't get the ubuntu software centre to startup, it would just freeze for a while loading and then would crash. So i tried to remove USC : Successfully When I ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Software Center to stop trying to download a package on startup?

I downloaded some things (Wine was in there) to try and get Flash working (or Flash working for DRM stuff) based on directions I read on a website. It seemed to work (at least I can watch video from ...
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I am having trouble fetching much needed updates

I am trying to figure out why my OS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is having trouble fetching much needed updates? I live in Hawaii and there fore use the Hawaiian Mirror here as my source. I'm searching and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software update causes system failure and messed up graphics

I allowed the software updater on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to update various software packages today (1/25/2014). A reset was requested. I reset my machine and it now comes up with messed up ...
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Amarok does not run!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.0.1 and downloaded Amarok from software center. It installed correctly but when I launch it says updating system configuration in a loop. Please Help Me Out!
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Cannot install new software

Whenever I try to install new software, I get this error message "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this ...
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Do I have to remove nvidia drivers to install software?

Whenever I try to install apps in the software center I see a popup like this: It says my nvidia drivers will be removed, I don't know if this is ok, how can I fix this problem so that I can install ...
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How to install programs into user directory without sudo

I mean how to install programs from repos into the user directory without sudo? There are two ways (and even more) of installing software: from repos and from the software developer's website ...
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Unable to download wine with software center or terminal

I'm trying to download wine 1.7 with the software center and terminal, 3 MB remained of download progress , but when i want to continue the download , it gives me a 404 error. i rebooted the system ...
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APT way to get Adobe Flash Player latest version for Linux not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and I am trying to get the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Linux (which apparently is 11.2), I am selecting the option for APT for Ubuntu 10.04+ here: But when I ...
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Wrongly installed google chrome 32-bit version, what can I do now?

I downloaded google chrome 32-bit version deb file and then use ubuntu software center (following How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?) but it doesnt work then I noticed that I made a ...
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Error trying to install wine in Ubuntu 14.10: missing or conflicting packages

I already tried to install it with the terminal as well as with the ubuntu-software-center, but I always get this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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I can't install programs on ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Ive been trying to install wine, and many other programs. I am a NOOB at this, so I looked it up and got help from this thread My ubuntu software center won't download any programs! What can I do? ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 problema “Verifique sua conexão com a internet” ao tentar instalar um programa [duplicate]

Ao tentar instalar algum programa via Central de Programas do Ubuntu, você se depara com a mensagem “Verifique sua conexão com a internet”, e estou sim conectada. Encontrei um artigo online e digitei ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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Software Center crashes every time, even after reinstallation

So my Ubuntu Software Center has been crashing every time I run it. I've tried many attempts to remove it and reinstall it using sudo apt-get, but I have had no success getting it to work. I've even ...
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How I can fix terminal and software center on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

When type this command sudo apt-get update then showing me error and Ubuntu software center can't access via Internet, How can I fix this error ? Err http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty-backports ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crashing

I recently installed an upgrade for Ubuntu, however due to a mis-click, I accidentally aborted the update installation in between. Since then my software center has stopped working. It just keeps on ...
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Open geosuite problem

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. When I was installing open geosuite I faced this problem. I cannot remove or install others software. It said the the package is broken. For example, I have ...
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Don't Know How To Install Softwares In Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want To Know How To Download And Install Software. I Know that I can download software from Ubuntu software center, but there are a lot of software that are not available in Ubuntu Software Center. ...
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Apt-get failed to update on 12.10 [duplicate]

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that Failed to download repository information. I already tried restarting my ...
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software center and update icon disappeared [duplicate]

When I am trying to reinstall the software center the following message is coming. Command run: sudo apt-get install software-center output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and Synaptic Package Manager not responding [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Whenever I open Ubuntu Software Center it closes automatically. When I run update by, sudo apt-get update after the system reads the downloaded package lists, it shows ...
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not able to install the software sources listed in Ubuntu software center

When I tried to use sources codes listed in the "Ubuntu software center", does not show any progress and after some time the source disappears from the progress menu
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Is uninstalling via software center the equivalent of “apt-get purge”? [duplicate]

Is uninstalling via software center the equivalent of apt-get purge? Or perhaps it is apt-get remove?
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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Did wine installation delete part of my GPU driver?

I was installing wine via USC, and it pop up window: http://i.stack.imgur.com/ughdf.png i hit install... (did i needed to uninstall manualy that package) and then dislplay dimmed,and System monitor ...
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unable to remove a program

I'm trying to remove bitdefender using the ubuntu software center.. and this is what happened next: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 188880 files and directories ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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why i can't find intellij IDEA in software center? [closed]

i can see the program existing when i go to software center via the browser, but its not in the actual program! even hitting the download link in the applications' page in browser, couldn't direct me ...
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Circular references abound on Ubuntu software, other Ubuntu.com pages [closed]

How do I download software, besides Ubuntu itself, from any of these sites when you can't connect with an Ubuntu machine (i.e. my Windows laptop)? I've logged in to Ubuntu Uno, then into Canonical ...