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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 ...
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Debian installer does not create desktop/launcher link

I have a Qt application that I want to deploy as a deb package. I have been reading so many sources, all slightly different - most of what I did follows this How To: preparing an application for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Crash

I have had a problem with my ubuntu software-center for a while now. It refuses to start completely. So i have looked into all the web dungeons for answers with failed attempts in recovery. First I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center not opening

When I try to open the Software Center, it just blinks. When I click on it again, it just closes. How con I solve this problem? Here's what I get when I try to open it using the command. 2014-09-28 ...
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How do I resolve unmet dependencies caused by a conflict between Open Office and LibreOffice? Software Update is broken and will not update [duplicate]

I recently uninstalled LibreOffice to install OpenOffice and experienced no problems in using Open Office. Later, I installed a file preview software known as Sushi. When trying to view .odp files, ...
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LibreOffice4.2 Fatal Error

Does it mean to say that I am not the root user ? But I am the root and have both sudo and su access. So why don't I have the sufficient access to open Libre Office?
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No longer see Bash warning messages for Shellshock after update

I just updated Ubuntu from an Update pop-up. I am aware of Shellshock, so I quickly went ahead with the install. Now, when I try running env x='() { :;}; echo vulnerable' bash -c 'echo hello' I ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither muon update manager nor muon software center work. they both give the same error: **Initialization Error** The ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not opening in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying open ubuntu softwarecenter in a terminal. But it did not open. Please help! Error: 014-09-26 04:19:02,950 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' Traceback (most ...
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Enabling, disabling camera from terminal

How do I enable, disable the laptop's camera from terminal? And how will I know if it is on or of?
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How to become superuser without terminal

I have accidentally edited bash.bashrc and made it run a wrong command so I cannot enter any terminal window at all. How can I become superuser without sudo su in the terminal, so I can reedit and ...
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How expensive or hard would it be to add RUN button into Software Manager?

I teach Linux and quite frequently install new software, test it and remove it. I promote the use of Linux and recommend it to my relatives and friends. One common use case is I hear what people need, ...
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power down happened during version upgrading

While upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 unfortunately a power down happened and the PC got powered off. When again booted, I was neither able to upgrade version nor install any software through ...
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How to install packages in ubuntu without internet connection? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu since last 2 years but still I couldnt find better way to install Ubuntu packages offline. As each package needs multiple dependencies its harder to find & get all the required ...
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How can I find download link of linux softwares? [duplicate]

I want download link of sofwares to download them with a download manager. Could you please help to find download link of any Linux software?
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getting error while installing software [duplicate]

When I am trying to install any software from Ubuntu Software Centre getting this error: package dependencies cannot be resolved The detailed message is: foxtrotgps: Depends: libatk1.0-0 (>= ...
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Can't update via the terminal [duplicate]

Hi having problems with updating ubuntu 14.01 sudo apt-get update Gives me the following. E: Typen »!DOCTYPE« er ukendt på linje 1 i kildelisten /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list E: ...
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Ubuntu can't connect to software center?

Here is my command: hanlu@hanlu-VirtualBox:~/Desktop/test$ sudo apt-get install gcc [sudo] password for hanlu: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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503 too many open connections error - did I muck something up?

UPDATE UPDATE: I think I did muck something up afterall. I think I set up a proxy because I'm in Mexico and wanted to use my account on Spotify. After doing some digging I ran the command: env | grep ...
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Update Application in Ubuntu Software Center

i am the developer of a free (not open source) application, dmMediaConverter. I have managed over 3 months ago to get it published in USC, for Trusty with version 0.9.8. Now i am at version 1.2 and i ...
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Software center not found

whenever trying to install sofware center by the command sudo apt-get install software-center it is saying Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do you install Gnome Software center?

I updated Ubuntu Gnome, Gnome version to 3.12 and was trying to figure out how to make categories within the application menu. I tried using the dconf-editor (org > gnome > shell : ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Not Working!

I really new to Linux. I have no idea how to fix this problem myself. I have installed the newest version i belive. Unbuntu 14.04.1. When ever i launch the Software app, it loads for 30sec then force ...
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Cannot uninstall Sublime Text via Software Center

OS 14.4 has Soft-Center part which shows all apps, allows to install any, etc. I installed Sublime Text 3 via this thing. But I cannot uninstall ST3 via this thing, I cannot see ST3 in list of ...
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anki issues how to make work

Hi further to my question ealrier Below is the error message I get from my computer when I try to use Anki (2.0.28) Today, I have ascertained that it is my computer and not the files for anki which ...
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Problems with Software Center

I am unable to launch software-center on my laptop. No matter how many times I try clicking on the icon, it never launches. I tried to see if it is already working by typing the following command in ...
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Trying to upgrade to 14.04 from 13.10, and I keep getting the same error message

I've had no problems upgrading from one version of Ubuntu to the next until lately. Now, every time I attempt to upgrade, I get the following error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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How do I report an Ubuntu Software Center “Listing” problem?

How do you report a possible security risk to users in Ubuntu Software Center? There is two game apps in the Ubuntu Software Center called "Karts" and "Kart 1000..." Both: - Listed as free - But the ...
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Failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module” [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Saucy with unity on an Acer C720. I downloaded Software Center from Synaptic and when I type in gksu software-center I get the error, Failed to load module ...
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doesn't not show installed Matlab!

I have installed MATLAB on ubuntu 14.04 and when I type matlab the installation doesn't come up. It is even not showing in the ubuntu software center. But I could perfectly run MATLAB using the ...
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12.04 .. Red Circle Icon in top right corner - can't remove [duplicate]

Good morning, I am new to the whole "Ubuntu" system, I havean elementary OS, version 0.2.1 "Luna" 64 bit, Built on 12.04.. Everything was working fine up until I was in the software center ...
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Malformed line error can't open software center [duplicate]

Downloaded Spotify on 14.04 and now software centre wont open. I got this error line when i entered software center on the terminal: SystemError: E:Malformed line 1 in source list ...
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How do I install Ubuntu Software Centre application? [duplicate]

I accidentally removed the Ubuntu Software Centre, when I was actually trying to remove my Ubuntu One applications. Although I don't remember directly uninstalling the Centre, I think deleting one of ...
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How to find the package name to install an app using terminal?

The install button of the software center of my Ubuntu 14.04 is disabled for unknown reason. So I want to install softwares using terminal. But I don't know the package name. So how i get the ...
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Is there any website for ranking ubuntu softwares?

I using software.toptenreviews.com for windows softwares, But I don't know how can find best software for ubuntu. Thanks for your response!
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How to get a direct download of alternative flash player for Ubuntu (Adobe page launches Ubuntu Software Centre which reports 'file not found')

To be frank, this page is useless: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Clicking download causes Ubuntu Software Centre to be launched which reports file not found. Frustrating. So how ...
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Software center says: “check your internet connection” but I do have a connection [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer aspire netbook all was going well until the latest updates. Now my wireless connection is very unstable and I have just gone to download K3b writing software from ...
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How to solve the error: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

wazir@wazir:~$ sudo software-properties-gtk [sudo] password for wazir: (process:15506): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. Using the fallback 'C' locale. Cannot set locale: ...
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When I want to install anything in Ubuntu Software Center or through sudo apt-get, I am facing issues

My problem is exactly same as stated at the link Ubuntu Software Center not working; says the package catalog needs repair Though according to the solution provided at that place does not work for ...
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software center has stopped working in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Previously I did not have any problem with Software Center. However suddenly when I open Software Center, an error message is shown: E:Unable to parse package file ...
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My apps still “pending review ” after 2 months of submission?

I uploaded 2 apps for ubuntu software center but it still is showing the status of "pending review ". SO , when can I expect it to be accepted. Anyone from ubuntu or review team ,please let me know