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'Xojo' is the only application that I can't install

I can't install xojo. When I click install in the software center it's not progressing. In the terminal it's stuck in : gichan02@gichan02-Latitude-D520:~$ sudo apt-get install xojo [sudo] password ...
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software center disappearing and noy loading [duplicate]

I'm new to linux and am using Ubuntu 14.0.4. I wanted to install kerio vpn client from one of the sites so i downloaded it and when I double click on the zip folder it opened with software center. I ...
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how to remove burg-pc error

When applying any software from Ubuntu Software Center it tells me that: Errors were encountered while processing: burg-pc The software installed, but because of the error I need to remove it.
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LibreOffice version [duplicate]

Now, I use LibreOffice Writer 3.5.7.2 . According to http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/34088/selecting-copying-pasting-text/ and further things I need LibreOffice Writer 4.0 or higher. When it ...
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Cannot install any softwares from software center in Ubuntu 14.04. Install icon is greyed

This is just example. It is same for software download pages including VLC, Synaptic Package Manager etc. Please any one help me. I reinstalled ubuntu & also updated just now and the problem is ...
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Red triangle in top and “Use this source” Error

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 but after a month no update appears ! and when i click on update center it said your system is updated. but red triangle appears in top and said the update information is ...
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ubuntu software center not working and alerts that package catalog needs to be repaired

When i open my ubuntu software center it gives warning that "Items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired. Do you want to repair it now" so i hit repair , but it fails ...
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Will OpenOffice affect my 14.04 64-bit?

I have downloaded OpenOffice(Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.0_Linux_x86-64_install-deb_en-US.tar.gz) from this link. I extract with Archive Manager. And Open 'openoffice4.0-debian-menus_4.1-9764_all.deb' ...
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Authentication error downloading softwares from software center

when ever I try to install some software from the software centre. it says Authentication error Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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Can't download Google Chromium from Software Centre? [closed]

So, after installing Ubuntu yesterday, I wanted to install Chrome. I found the Chromium browser in the Software Centre. After clicking the install button, and typing my password, I get a message ...
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I want to play AisleRiot Solitaire but don't know how to start it

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am new to Ubuntu (or any Linux type OS for that matter). I go to Ubuntu Software Center then games, double click on AisleRiot Solitaire & see that it is installed. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Xmanager

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when trying to connect by Xmanager 4 i got an error message (gnome-session:8503): CRITICAL : We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry.... how to solve this ...
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What to install on an old Thinkpad R50e?

I no longer know which version of Ubuntu to run. As far as I can tell, the last version where the system is able to enter standby (for me, vital for a laptop) is 11.10. As of last week, I'm no longer ...
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bootable DVD & USB of Centos 6.5 x86 based from Ubuntu 13.10

My question is how to make a bootable DVD / USB for CentOS 6.5 x86(32-bit) from Ubuntu 13.10 (with the help of terminal / GUI or through both ways) OR what softwares i can use for this purpose??? In ...
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Error untrusted packages Ubuntu Software [duplicate]

Good morning: Im new in Ubuntu and i have a problem with he ubuntu software. I've Ubuntu 11.10 whats happens is that when i try to download a program from ubuntu software, the problem (Require ...
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clamtk problem, i still get version 0.98.1 for the antivirus engine after removing and reinstalling again via terminal

I recently installed clamtk using the software center and apparently I didn't know that there is a bug of some kind that keeps the anti virus engine at version 0.98.1 but I at least have to have ...
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Why connection with sakis3g not detected by network manager

I have a Photon 3g Modedm and I am using sakis3g to connect to internet. After connecting to net I can browse internet in firefox and also I am able to install updates and softwares using apt-get. ...
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Software center not loading with Gtk-WARNING's

Recently I have noticed that I can not launch the software center, from either the launcher or the terminal. I have combed over numerous posts about what to do so far with no results. I have tried: ...
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Authentication error when trying to install or uninstall using Ubuntu Software Center (14.04)

when trying to install or uninstall from Ubuntu Software Center (14.04). I'm getting the error message **Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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How to install pythoncard?(any alternate method)

How to install pythoncard?I have tried browsing the software center for it and I installed it,but when I run a pythoncard-based program,it shows me that there is no module named pythoncard.Can I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Software Center - Edit->Software Sources disabled

The button in Software Center→Edit→Software sources... is disabled. Is there another way to reach it or simple enable the button? What could be causing it? If I know I can fix it myself ...
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Steam does not pop-up

I have installed steam-launcher from the software center and installed some software that it required (mesa...) but when I want to start steam nothing happens.I use Ubuntu 14.04
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Ubuntu one (application) on ubuntu software center

I went on the ubuntu software center to get ubuntu one (application), found it and clicked it. Then shows "NOT FOUND There isn’t a software package called “ubuntuone-control-panel-qt” in your ...
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sudo apt-get -f intall -> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [duplicate]

i want to install "ghostview" by using Ubuntu software center. however, the error message occurs and I type as sudo apt-get -f install after that, I can get this result Reading package lists... ...
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How to get the tags for the installed software in ubuntu?

I can retrieve the softwares using the dpkg command but is there a command to get the associated category for the software .Like if I have Firefox installed can I some retrieve a tag for it that says ...
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The application software sources has closed unexpectedly [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message as a result of that I am unable to install any new software. Unreportable reason: Encountered a section with no Package header: E: Problem with Mergelist ...
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E:Encounterd a section with no package:header [duplicate]

Whenever i am trying to open software center it crashes. I ran the command : sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center The Following problem appeared: E: Encountered a section with no ...
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I've submitted an app for the software center, but it's status says “Draft”. What does this mean? Do I need to do something still?

I created a common network program. I think that it's very useful for users that use internet. So I uploaded it at https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps as you look at following picture. ...
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What happened whith software-center - authentification failed?

2014-05-04 16:00:34,847 - softwarecenter.backend.zeitgeist_logger - WARNING - Support for Zeitgeist disabled 2014-05-04 16:00:35,910 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' ...
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Pack Ubuntu HTML5 click application for desktop

I would like to pack an Ubuntu HTML5 click application for the Ubuntu Software Center. The application is a game that uses Apache Cordova. It is already published in the click store, I would like to ...
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My software-center does not respond when I try to start it

I tried these methods already: remove purgely and re-install software-center, restart computer. but it does not work. Please see the image: When I use command line to start, it has these outputs: ...
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Ubuntu Software Center isn't working [duplicate]

aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get clean aditya@aditya-Precision-M6700:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Malformed line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources ...
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Install Gnome 3.10 ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I heard that gnome 3.10 will be available in Ubuntu 14.04 but when I looked in the software centre gnome 3.8 was offered.Is there a way to install gnome 3.10 without adding ppa in Trusty? Edit I ...
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How to package a net-beans java project for Ubuntu

I'm in final year of my b.tech, for project I have created an multilingual dictionary in Java (net beans 6.7.1) in which we can search words meaning, its synonyms, antonyms and an example, or if its ...
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trouble with aptoncd backup

can I backup softwares installed using Ubuntu Software Center using aptoncd? I have installed all my aps using USC. They are not listed in aptoncd list.
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10: Using unofficial software packages not provided by ubuntu

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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Transcoder Audio Edition

Has anyone tried the Transcoder Audio Edition written by Arman Poghosyan? I found it while searching for software that converts WAV files to mp3, but since it is not in the Software Center, there is ...
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Software Updates Failing after Gnome Install and Unity Removal

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I've uninstalled Unity (simply because I can't stand it), and have installed Gnome Now when I try to run an update, or even install other software I get an error and no updates ...
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Can not install a program that requires libglib

Edit: I think the problem was simple incompatibility between my version of Ubuntu and the one the software required. You can lock this topic. Thanks to Nattgew. You see, I need to install certain ...
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What application is used to open link for installation?

Please forgive my ignorance but I am a Ubuntu novice, to say the very least. My question involves downloading and installing. By way of example, I was on this page: ...
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With Ubuntu One shut down, is there a way to sync applications between computers?

Since Ubuntu one is no longer it appears that Sync between computers no longer works. Is there a new method to do this? I'd like to sync the apps from one machine to another.
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 breaks Unity and Terminal

I was having some trouble seeing USB devices on my XP virtual machine running in Virtual box on Ubuntu 13.10. I thought perhaps that the standard software centre 4.2 version of VirtualBox might be ...
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Pango error in Ubuntu 14.04

I can't get software-center and other Python applications to run in Ubuntu 14.04. The error I get in the terminal is: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, ...
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How to completly remove and reinstall Ubuntu Software Center

I've been having a few issues with Ubuntu Software Center and need to do a complete reinstall of it. I tried "sudo apt-get purge software-center" but that said it would remove the Ubuntu desktp. So ...
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How to install VLC from the Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

I have just started using Ubuntu 13.10. I am trying to download VLC Media Player from the Ubuntu Software Center, but it shows only a More Info button. It shows no download option. How do I install ...
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problem with updates and software center [duplicate]

I first noticed the trying to open software center when i get the error 2014-04-23 13:50:03,240 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-04-23 13:50:03,258 - ...
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What do when asked to choose a launch application please? [duplicate]

Normally I use the Ubuntu Software Centre link from the Unity, or Dash to find the software I want - since the installation is practically automatic. But I occasionally search for it on Google. The ...
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Software Center crashing

Any time I try to run the Ubuntu software center it immediately crashes. I go to terminal and type in 'software-center' and this is the results I get. Any help. 2014-04-22 09:29:28,526 - ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center sync doesn't work

I just put a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop and laptop. But I can't get the Software Center sync to work. I clicked File, Sync Between Computers and on each computer I see the own ...
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dependency not satisfiable fuse-utils

I have looked around and the answers for dependency problems seem to be specific but I am sorry if this has already been answered. I am trying to install storage made easy desktop client but when I ...