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Apport : unable to create core dump for my application

I have been installing application from the software-center and after crash, apport is not able to save core dump file to cwd. Apport logs are saying: ERROR: apport (pid 22456) Fri Nov 14 11:09:35 ...
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ubuntu software center - default software settings

Anytime I freshly install ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) desktop version from original iso dvd on my system hdd the list of default applications is different from the version installed previous to this. I ...
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`software-center` couldn't start in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

After a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04LTS, i get the following error message, while running software-center on terminal: What is the problem here? How can I solve this?
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Failed to Log in to Ubuntu Software Centre to Review Items

I successfully Signed-Up to Ubuntu Software Center once, to Review an Item and I successfully Reviewed it. But later when I wanted to review an Item again and clicked on "Write Your Own Review" it is ...
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New, Clueless, and needing help with Wine

So, long story short I have been a user of Windows since I can remember. I forcefully had to switch to Ubuntu the last few days because of a long-winded issue dealing with my Windows/key. But we will ...
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List of 'user software' that wasn't upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04

I recently updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the ISO media (while online). At the end, it displayed a warning saying that: Some user software was not upgraded. The setup will continue, but ...
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Errors adding software sources

Help! I'm running ubuntu 14.04 LTS With all updates installed. I can't add any sources. When I open software center and go edit>sources>other software. I hit add and enter "deb ...
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Software-Center Error

Software center does not work for me. How to fix this problem? I cant reinstall, remove, uninstall software center... And here is a log from terminal. derianfox@hp-dv6:~$ sudo apt-get autoremove ...
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How to remove multiple apps?

I tried to remove multiple apps from the software centre GUI by Ctrl+Select but nothing happens. After each removal, it refreshes its screen. I have many Thai fonts (that I could see after selecting ...
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Unable to install software--Getting error code 1

I am unable to install any new software, and any apt-get command returns error code 1. In the Ubuntu Software Center, I get the error "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with ...
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Python Error when opening software-center

My software center suddenly not working. When i tried to open it from the launcher, its only loading but showing nothing. I tried to run it from terminal, and got this error : Traceback (most recent ...
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Can anyone help me with this? I am not able to remove or re-install software center or any software

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libept1.4.12 Use 'apt-get ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre Problems

I'm new to Linux and I'm attempting to install stuff from the Ubuntu Software Centre, however, when I try it, it says "Failed to download repository information, check you're internet connection". ...
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Where can I find the softwares/programs that I installed from USC and can I change where apt installs programs? [duplicate]

I just recently Installed Ubuntu, and as you can guess, I'm not good at it. Questions: 1.) I just want to know where to locate the programs/softwares I installed from the Ubuntu Software Center. ...
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installing pd-extended in 14.04 says requires installation of untrusted packages and crashes software center

I followed the instructions from http://puredata.info/docs/faq/debian For Pd-extended releases, use the apt.puredata.info repository. To add it, run these command in your Terminal: sudo ...
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Attempting to install from Software Center hangs

software center won't install. The installation hangs and I am repeatidly asked for authentication which I do and the authentication pop up window appears again after 10 seconds over and over again. ...
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Regarding software installation

How can i install multisim ,proteus application used by Electrical and communication Department in Ubuntu 14.04Lts. please send me some link how to install in command based or solution ., please ...
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How Can I Make The Ubuntu Software Center Work After Changing lsb-release File

I recently created a customized version of Ubuntu with some of my favourite apps installed and I changed the lsb-release file so that grub wouldn't call it "ubuntu", however now i cannot open the ...
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Problem with ubuntu software center [duplicate]

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/ E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: ...
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Can't install ghc on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'll start by saying I'm a complete noob with ubuntu and especially the terminal so please bare with me. I'm just trying to install ghc on my computer. I typed sudo apt-get install ghc into the ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre fails to download package files

yesterday I got an issue with the internet connection, after I've made some operations with the network manager. The problem has been thoroughly described and partially solved in the following ...
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How can I sell content on the Ubuntu Store

In the Ubuntu software center, I often see maganizes. I am a digital comic book publisher and longtime Ubuntu user. Basically, I would like to make my content available. I see where to submit apps at ...
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Upgrating from 12.10 to 14.10 failed

I got this error while upgrading from 12.10 to 14.10: W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.15 80] W:Failed to ...
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software and updates in system settings not working

Recently, I noticed a red circle with a minus sign on system panel beside the network manager. When I click on it displays the following: A problem occurred when checking for the updates. (greyed ...
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Software-center not working

Helllo guys, I am new to Ubuntu , and I have recently had a problem with softwre-center. It wont open. When I try to open it from terminal it displays something like "bus error(core dumped)" What can ...
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Not available for your current ubuntu version

I recently upgraded to 14.10, when I open the software center and go to some of my previous purchases it says that it's unavailable for my current Ubuntu version. Please contact the vendor for an ...
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Why is there no Prolog compiler in the software center

How can I compile prolog codes in Ubuntu? I searched Prolog in the Ubuntu software center and it returns only jEdit.
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Software Center keeps crashing on start up

Every time I open the software center it crashes on start up. I have been searching for a solution for about a week with no luck. This is what I am getting: 2014-10-27 00:40:28,868 - ...
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ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed

Ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed and that it had a problem removing a package, this happens whenever I installing in 14.10. All of the applications have ...
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Update software in the software center (Shotwell and Digikam)

I'm trying to use the software center to get updated packages. I would like to like to update some beloved packages to the latest stable version: Shotwell (0.20.1) and Digikam (4.4.0). I recently ...
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How to Install Software Center in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to the Ubuntu, and I was unable to use software center. And I thought to uninstall and install again. Uninstallation was successful, however I couldn't install Software Center manually! ...
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how to use dictd as an offline dictionary in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed dictd from ubuntu software center in my ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it as an offline dictionary but can't find its application by pressing the superkey. Please help
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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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Why is GNOME Software Center not included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME Software Center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Software center not installing [duplicate]

When I am try......to install the Ubuntu software center it giving error like Err http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/ubuntu/ quantal-updates/main software-center all 5.4.1.4 404 Not Found Failed to fetch ...
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About Ubuntu Software center

I already saw many threads about Ubuntu Software Center, but, I don't know if I'm downloading my programs (like dconf editor and Wallch) from a trusted source. The only 2 things (probably) that I ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre starts loading and then disappears

I am new to Ubuntu, and tried running the sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center, but I got: E: Problem with MergeList ...
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How do I (or Can I) enable the “install” button in Software Center for offline repository?

I am talking about to install software by Apt Offline Repository. I've read Community Help and used to apply this method to install software offline. I can successfully install software through ...
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How do I Fix my update center from displaying error

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I installed some packages due to my netflix not working anymore. this is the message i get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libnss3-1d: Depends: ...
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Skype installation, but asked 2 times the password?

I just recently changed from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, because I always wanted to be more safe in the internet, and also to avoid things like virus. Today, to test if I knew some basic ...
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How do I create a Debian source package for a JavaFx application for the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a native .deb file to the Ubuntu Software Center, but I got the response below from reviewers: Your application is not in the correct archive format. Please provide us with the Debian ...
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lftp-gtk after installation, many programs were uninstalled

I'm searching for a program to back-up or synchronize ftp. I found the site user interface for lftp and installed the program as described. BUT the installing process took a very long time and ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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Can I use Launchpad to replace the ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I found https://launchpad.net/ there's loads of applications to choose from there it seems like all of them. You've got to add the ppa, update then install the applications. This can be pretty ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not showing “Install” mark on applications

every time i try to install an application it says that - "Failed to download repository information". i live in Georgian Republic(Caucasus) and i think it's a server problem. what can i do? i tried ...
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No applications in search option

I'm unable to open any application installed via software center, no application installed is visible in search option. Please suggest. Tried few things which didn't worked :- sudo apt-get install ...
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error message in software [duplicate]

When I boot the software in 14.04 I am receiving this error message: Error:opening the cache ( E:Problem with merge ...
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Cannot install apps from USC, error with internet connection [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 12.10 and I can't install anything from USC, I am running Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine with VMware. I can access internet fine with firefox search apps with USC, but when I try to ...
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Software Centre Doesnt start after i installed i32lib

This is the error message I am getting. debarati@debarati-Inspiron-3521:~/.config$ software-center 2014-10-02 11:38:53,508 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-10-02 ...