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Updates error W:Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

For the past week or so, every time I try to update I get the following error message (despite adjusting for nearest server locations...): W:Failed to fetch ...
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My software center keeps crashing

software-center 2015-05-12 22:05:46,888 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-05-12 22:05:47,532 - softwarecenter.backend.reviews - WARNING - Could not get usefulness ...
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Ubuntu Server for Pakistan

I am from Pakistan and have installed ubuntu fresh copy and deleted the previous one. Now in the ubiquity installer I set my location to Pakistan and the server was set to .pk server of ubuntu by the ...
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Software center does not open

I have a problem with Software Center. It doesn't open and I could not install any software on my 32bit- Ubuntu. This happened after I have tried to upgrade the System.
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How to add packages installed manually to the system's package database?

I installed QT Creator by off-line installer in Ubuntu 14.04 and now i want to install Ubuntu SDK but it still lists QT Creator as software that need to be installed in the system. Ubuntu Software ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center won;t open after download of update terminated

Attempted an update of Ubuntu 14.04 but download was terminated by a broken internet connection now software center won't open. Is it possible to clean out partial download and try update again? Is ...
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Having Trouble Installing DeSmuME from the Software center [duplicate]

I tried installing DeSmuME on 14.04.2 LTS. But I keep getting this error: "Package dependencies cannot be resolved..." How can I fix this and install DeSmuME?
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Ubuntu Software Centre is stalled installing a package and I can't install anything else

I am very very new to Linux and Ubuntu having only installed it today. I was trying to install an application using Software Centre and the installation stalled and is now stuck - it has been ...
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App published only for old Ubuntu versions

I have a (commercial) app in the software center (Robotux). Previously, whenever a new Ubuntu version was released, Canonical made the package available for it. However, this doesn't seem to be the ...
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Software Center does not open

When I try to open the Software Center, I get a message saying "Could not determine the package name." I am a new Linux user, detailed help is most appreciated!
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Is there a way to browse all repositories available to an ubuntu system?

Most of the time I come up with a problem, eg "how do I draw a picture in ubuntu?" and then after some googling I come up with a solution eg "get gimp installed" But what if I'm not looking for ...
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Is there a roadmap for me to follow to resolve hard-to-diagnose problems like mine ? “System program problem” after login

My system recently had some hangs that only ended after a power-off reboot. Now: reboots take a long time once I do login, several "System program problem detected" boxes pop up Both Synaptic and ...
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How to download GNASH SWF Player from Ubuntu Centre to Synaptic Manager?

As suggested by the Software Center, I have selected GNASH SWF Player for a plugin to view certain media on my browser, but, I do not know how to download this player from my browser to the Synaptic ...
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Can't install anything from the terminal of software center in 15.04

A while back I installed some software (I think it was some SDK software) and it didn't work so I removed it. Ever since I have been having problems with Ubuntu. That was back in 14.10 and I was ...
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Where do cancelled downloads go in Ubuntu software center?

When you cancel a download in Ubuntu software center, where exactly do they go? Are they deleted or do we need to manually delete them?
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Plex is not working properly in ubuntu 15.04, now i cant even remove it?

sudo rm -f /etc/init.d/plexmediaserver && sudo dpkg --purge --force-all plexmediaserver and the result is: Failed to get D-Bus connection: Operation not permitted dpkg: error while cleaning ...
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ubuntu licence for commercial apps

I want to submit a commercial application in ubuntu software center... in publish process there is a part that ask licence file (list of numbers) First, what is the syntax of this file? Second, how ...
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How to identify malicious .deb files / sources?

When I download and a .deb file from the web and open it in the Ubuntu Software Center it says "Only install this file if you trust the origin." But it's not at all clear to me how I am supposed to ...
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I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't seem to download anything

Let me just start with saying that I am very new to Linux in general. I recently installed 14.04 and I downloaded a couple of things first: Gimp and Chrome, but when I tried to get Steam it downloads ...
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my ubuntu 12.04 software center wont work and i cant install software using apt-get

i try opening my software center then it closes after a few seconds, i read posts saying i should try some apt-get codes but it gave this error: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a ...
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Is PPA still the only way to publish free open source app for Ubuntu Desktop?

There is a lot of contradicting information about publishing for Desktop. Some sources say that from 14.10 onwards Click packages also for Desktop can be submitted to USC. Other sources say that Click ...
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Server with GUI, can't get elevated privileges with Chrome Remote Desktop

I've set up a home media server using ubuntu server and plex. Initially I was going to try and run command line only, but, being somewhat of a noob, I ended up installing a desktop environment. I use ...
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Trying to install nasm on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it get error

I get these errors when i try to install nasm using central software... installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 100% (Reading database ... 221927 files and directories ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't work at all

Ubuntu software center was being weird with me before, it wouldn't open up in the Dash and I couldn't open it up properly in terminal without something going wrong. I googled the problem and people ...
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Ubuntu software center not show packages in fonts category

It not show anything in font category. I try to update, restart, deleted cache but it's not work. Image: Thank you.
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LibreOffice Draw tries to download 27.9 MB data when I try to remove it

I'm trying to uninstall libreoffice on Ubuntu Software Center. But it says it will also remove Impress as well. When I confirm, it starts downloading some 27.9 MB data. Why is this so? Update: ...
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software center wont work at all [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. My problem is with the software center it wont install anything. I get this error message ": Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list (dist)
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What software that supported by Windows XP can not run on Xubuntu?

My Windows XP CD for my laptop is lost. Now that I want to try out Xubuntu although I am very new to it. Yet, what concerns me is that my laptop has got Adobe software (Photoshop, Fireworks), ...
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Two Different Software Centers?

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my desktop and laptop. I did the exact same thing for both installations. The software center on my desktop has the app xdotool and I installed it with no problems. ...
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E: The package aftershot2 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Can someone please tell me how to fix this I'm running the latest xubuntu and the ubuntu software center keeps freezing. I can't get the new update. I've tried downloading the sympatic packager but it ...
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uninstallation didn't work

I recently installed "Battle for Wesnoth" and the "BfW map editor" from software center. I uninstalled it with Software Center and now the game is shown as uninstalled there. However, I can still ...
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14.10 - software updater - Package operation failed - Unable to udpate any apt packages - Completely blocked

I am using 14.10 Ubuntu. Software updater fails with following error: Package operation failed From terminal, tried to do sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade This gives following ...
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How to tweak Ubuntu Software Center

Is it possible to change some styles inside of the Ubuntu Software Center application? For example, how can I change the rounded corners radius? Or how can I change the background color?
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Why can't I see my published app in the Ubuntu Software Center?

I made a web browser called Byte and It got published, but I can't find it in the Ubuntu Software Center or on the Ubuntu Software Catalog. Does it take a while for it to update?
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Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “gtk-vector-screenshot” - Xubuntu 14.04

Above message appears when starting any GTK app from terminal after (supposedly) uninstalling gtk-vector-screenshot 0.3.2.1-1ubuntu1 via Software Center. (didn't support as many apps as I'd hoped, or ...
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Install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

How can I install Skype on Ubuntu 14.04 with synaptic? I don't want to download from the site
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cannot install ANYTHING!

I have tried over and over, searched the web for 5 straight hours,tried terminal, etc. Every time I try to download something, the orange download progress bar only goes halfway and then I get this ...
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I'm trying to install programs/apt upgrade and this group of libs aren't allowing me to do so

I can't apt-get upgrade, I also tried installing software with the software center but no luck since those libs need dependencies. I tried removing them but that didn't work and I also tried various ...
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How to fix error: “The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.”?

What does this error message mean? E:Type '‫‪ppa:kiwixteam/ppa‬‬' is not known on line 52 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list, E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or ...
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ubuntu 14 LTS: 2 problems

I'm a newcomer to Linux. Now I'm using ubuntu 14 LTS x64. I've searched for answers on similar issues here and also in other ubuntu forums, used tricks and solutions but none of them worked. Canan ...
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Malformed line 57 in sources.list and it doesn't let me open the file to edit it [duplicate]

I tried to add a source to the source.list but I pasted it wrong I added an URL. I wanted to open Muon Discover (I use Kubuntu) but it didn't let me do it. This is my sources.list so please take a ...
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unable to install OpenJDK Java 6 runtime

Please mind im fairly new to linux so please try to keep the technobabble to a minimum. So in the ubuntu software centre i tried to install the java 6 runtime and it gave me this error message The ...
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Why does “apt-get update” need sudo, but using “Software updater” doesn't?

I think it's really strange that apt-get update and apt-get upgrade need sudo. But why doesn't using Software Updater need it as welll? I mean, I can install (almost) all updates without even being ...
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Problem prevents the update or the installation of new software

I have installed FrontAccounting from the Software Centre and the software is not available anywhere. I can't locate the icon of the application. Please guide me in how to locate the software so that ...
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12.04 LTS: 64 bits binaries do not work after 32 bit library install

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and to run some old 32 bit binaries, I installed Package ia32-libs via software center by downloading the package fromUbuntu packages But now my 64 bit system is not ...
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Ubuntu Software Center closes immediately after opening

Opening Ubuntu Software Center results in it closing 1-2 seconds later. How can I fix this?
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Installing MySQL Workbench ⇒ Error

I have installed MySQL Workbench in the past using MySQL APT. My software repositories lists have recently been updated and since then my MySQL Workbench disappeared. It is still on the disk but it ...
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unable to open ubuntu software center (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS)

I'm getting this error when i try to open the Software Center: (software-center:7187): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:126:40: Invalid animation description ...
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Problem with Updater & Software centre : Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Reading package list fails when I apt- update

I recently was runnning the auto updater and I got the red circle with a white line within saying: A problem occurred when checking for updates After reading a few of the forums here, I tried to ...
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How do I fix dependency and tar problems with linux-image-extra* package?

Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr linux-image-extra-3.13.0-49-generic_3.13.0-49.56 is current package The Ubuntu Software Updater is set to check for updates daily. The last set of updates included ...