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What is the best alternative for Dreamweaver? [duplicate]

I have been searching long and hard for an alternative to dreamweaver that is not WYSIWYG and that functions the same way dreamweaver does. Is there any program out there in the software center or ...
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How to find the Cuda path?

I try to install a program, and I cannot install it because of this question it asks me during the installation: Where is the CUDA software for nVIDIA GPUs installed? On our system CUDA is in ...
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Ubuntu randomly freezes during boot [duplicate]

I recently partitioned my hard drive to create an empty 43 GB drive on my Windows 7 64-bit Compaq Presario. After the partition was complete, I used the Windows Installer from the Ubuntu website ...
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I'm beginners in Ubuntu just need your help [closed]

I user Ubuntu 12.04. I am new to this system and am admittedly lost most of the time. Is there someone out there that wouldn't mind mentoring an old man ?
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cache failed ubuntu 13.10

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I tried to update via terminal sudo apt-get update Everything seemed to be running normally and is still running I just cant get anything from the software center ...
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need help errors and lots of missing packages ubuntu 13.10

i am running ubuntu 13.10 on an msi notebook, i am in no way computer literate and to try and fix one small problem i have unintentionally gotten in way over my head, created more problems and am in ...
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Problem downloading “not free” programs from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I bought "Quick 'n Easy Web Builder" in Ubuntu Software Center on 15 march, 2013 and it worked OK after unlocking it with my license key. Now I have replaced my computer (with Ubuntu 12.04LTS) but I ...
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E: Some index files failed to download [duplicate]

I try to adhere to the tips to try and fix my always crashing software center, but every time I get the error message: E: Some index files failed to download. They have been removed, or old ones used ...
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Error in installing software from the Ubuntu Software Center

I started using Ubuntu a few days ago, so please a little help would be cool. Whenever I try to install a package from the Ubuntu Software Center it gives me the following error for everything. Can ...
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Software Center Redownloads Zotero in any software installation

I have just installed Zotero Standalone by running these commands in Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:smathot/cogscinl sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install zotero-standalone and now I see ...
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Reporting specific Ubuntu Software Center issues?

To whom or where do I report issues with the Ubuntu Software Center? I am trying to download OpenShot and it tells me that I have no Internet connection... Despite the fact that I do have a working ...
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System error dialog box keeps popping up

Randomly when I am using my computer a dialog pops up saying "Ubuntu 12.04 has found an error in your system. Would you like to report it?" and also often times my applications just randomly close. I ...
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Teamviewer Installation not Working [closed]

Trying to install Teamviewer 9 on Raring Ringtail. I am running the 64 bit deb file from http://download.teamviewer.com/download/teamviewer_linux_x64.deb when I run it for the first time from the ...
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Everything is missing! [duplicate]

I've installed some not very good software. And now terminal is missing. Doing Ctrl + Alt + T does nothing. No left or top bar. There is nothing but the desktop. That's all. Software center is also ...
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Software Center failed to open

I am beginner and installed Ubuntu on dual boot with windows, Then just started updating packages. I was about to finish But suddenly got error and Update manager just Stopped.After that my Software ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Software Center wont open [duplicate]

Software Center will not start for me. I have ran the following commands and none of them have worked. $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo apt-get install software-center sudo ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Progress bar stucked

Installed updates & Ubuntu software center progress bar stucked after that. So, I went to terminal & tried to view contents which are working by sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock & ...
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Can't download Steam

When I try to download Steam from the software center, I'm asked to put in a password to authorize it. I put my password in then I get "to change software repository settings, you need to ...
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Problem enabling Ubuntu software center [duplicate]

After trying to install Acroread and Chromium 64 bit, the Ubuntu 12.04.03 software center was disabled, please help me to enable it. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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How do I fix faulty Software Center and Software Updater in 13.10? (Novice Level User)

I asked this question before with older version of OS, but it is happening again with 13.10 and the same steps I took to resolve it by moving statoverride.bad last time didn't work this time. Here is ...
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Configure Software Center for local install

I'm aware of this post but what I would like is to configure the software center to install software in ~/local/ for example, not to modify the system's policy about who's allowed to install ...
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Unable to open Ubuntu Software Center

I have got Ubuntu 13.10 to my old laptop. I wanted to look for apps and stuff in Software Center. So I opened it & it opens slowly and then just closed soon after. I do not see any reason nor an ...
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Translation - “Adding the key to the list of trusted software vendors failed”

I am translating for Ubuntu. This text belongs in ../aptdaemon/enums.py:382 as part of software center, (the settings where it sets the apt sources and where you can add custom sources). Does anyone ...
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Can't install software (Armory) - No install option

I'm trying to create a offline BTC wallet using Armory. When I go to install it the software center pops up with 'Only install this file if you trust the origin" with an install button that can't be ...
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Issues when installing Adobe Acrobat Reader

Actually I'm trying to install the acro reader on my 13.10 Ubuntu desktop. I have activated the Canonical repositoy (already availble in my software packages) by ticking the checkbox but when opening ...
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Swap, zram, CPU, memory & Software Center [closed]

This is a shot of my swapfiles and System Monitor: and I would like to know what is the best way to reconfigure my swaps. Below is the result on my terminal: harayz@ASUS:~$ cat /proc/swaps ...
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How do I install 3rd party programs and make them appear in the Dash Home menu?

I just downloaded Sublime Text Editor, and I unpacked the tarball. However, now I want to make it searchable in the Dash Board menu, like all applications that are installed using the Ubuntu Software ...
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How can you download an app from the Software Center from a PC without Ubuntu to a USB

I'm having a problem with networking device (Not Ubuntu's fault.) , so I am using my moms Mac to copy an Ubuntu app to my USB device. When I try copy the file, the software center gives me a button ...
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What does this mean & what impact does it have: Failed to download repository information [duplicate]

Today out of the clear blue I received the following message when I ran my updater under Ubuntu 13.10 laptop. Failed to download repository information. I see there are a ton of questions regarding ...
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Why is size of paid/0$ apps “unknown” in USC? [closed]

When you look at the free software in Ubuntu software center,you will be shown the Size of those apps as below. Total size 32mb to download,100mb when installed. But in case of paid ...
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After removed app, the launcher keeps at unity

I've downloaded manage-launcher from Software Center then, after, have removed it. But it keeps at the unity. I've already seek for the .desktop file at /usr/share/applications, but nothing is there. ...
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Is it possible to limit Software Center or apt-get install downloading to a specific time of day?

I have free bandwidth everyday from 12 am till 7 am. That means I put everything that I want to download in the software center and go to sleep. I want the download process to stop at 7 am. For that ...
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My ubuntu software center won't download any programs! What can I do?

I've tried everything I could find on the Internet, but still can't download anything From the ubuntu software center.it won't install anything, it won't do any progress when downloading. I have even ...
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Unable to upgrade through sudo apt-get upgrade or through Software Center

I have tried upgrading the software through Software Center however the software center keeps on crashing. When i tried through the terminal I got the following message:- sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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Software center crashed twice, works but wont show reviews. Fresh install of 12.04 [closed]

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, been using it for about a month. I decided to try something new today and downloaded the kubuntu-desktop and hated it. After unsuccessfully attempting to remove it I ...
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installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of “package”

Every time I attempt to use the Ubuntu Software Center, I get an error message that says "Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired". When I try to repair, it then ...
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Running software-center from command line as root

I'm not using Unity, so I don't have a handy button to click on to start software-center. It's occasionally useful to search for software, though, so I run it from the command line. However, then I ...
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Software center shows “use this source” instead of “install”

I was downloading vlc media player. Suddenly there was a network problem and it stopped. Then when I tried to install it again it does not show the install option, but instead shows "use this source". ...
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Reading package lists…Error [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 13-10 yesterday and when i want to open software center i get this error: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Linux Anti-Virus [duplicate]

Does Linux need anti-virus? I searched & some sites are providing free antivirus for Ubuntu and Linux. When does it needs anti-virus?
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Installation of WPS Office on Ubuntu Software Center cause the system to freeze [closed]

On Xubuntu I installed WPS office through some other program instead of Software Center. It made my system unresponsive and since I didn't know REISUB command, I cold rebooted.Now again I have ...
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Ubuntu Center Ratings and How to Submit Them

I would like to rate the DeVeDe package as its buggy and deserves a low rating, plus I can tell people what they have to do to make it work. I tried running the command, software-center devede, but ...
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Ubuntu Software Center did not pay me? [closed]

So, I believe USC should have paid me via Paypal the 20.80$ I earned by selling my game here.... But I did not get anything... Help? Someone clarify me?
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Problems with Skype and software in general

I setup Lubuntu on my HP mini only yesterday with kind help by a bunch of users here. However, I tried to install Skype today, but there is no version for Lubuntu. I tried to find out what to do, ...
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Does ubuntu software center download 64bit apps?

Noob question: when using the 64bit version of ubuntu (xubuntu in this case) and I install something through the software center, will it get the 64bit app for me?
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Publication Lazarus project in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Can I publish desktop application has developed in Lazarus IDE in Ubuntu Software Center?
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How to download ubuntu softwares in windows? [duplicate]

I'm new user of Ubuntu 12.04 at my home. I have no internet service at my home, but I want to download some Ubuntu software packages from Ubuntu Apps Directory at internet club (there's windows 7 OS) ...
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Text Editors on Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Please suggest a text editor for writing my java programs. It should be similar to Notepad++. Should have: syntax highlighting, tabs, be colorful, and other advanced features leading to ease in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, software center, opening applications

In my first computer I clicked on software center,scrolled to LibreOffice Base and made 1 click to open Base(as I recall). On my 2nd computer I clicked on software center, scrolled to LibreOffice Base ...
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I need a program to create a website like page but it cannot be online at all

I am after a program that i can basically like creating a webpage but do not want the page to be online at all. so I can add data like videos, pictures and text and design. Is there anything available ...