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Failed to download package files. check internet connection for Ubuntu Software Center

I am trying to install vlc media player on Ubuntu 12.10 (wubi) through the ubuntu software Center. But I get the message "Failed to download package files.Check internet connection" even when my ...
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Automatic Download Problem from Ubuntu apps directory-Ubuntu 12.04

Once I opened online Ubuntu apps directory to download software, when I clicked on "available on software center" then external protocol request came, by mistake I checked the box of Remember me next ...
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My ubuntu Software center wont stop trying to cancel a process

it says searching and wont stop trying to cancel said process.... how do i fix that? I have tried to bypass it using several means of apt-get kill all and some threads I have read on here. but again ...
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ubuntu software center - error software can't be installed or removed

I have Ubuntu running on an Acer C720P, and I used crouton to install it alongside ChromeOS. I am using Unity and running 13.10. When I try to install software using the Software Center, it refuses ...
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My laptop keeps showing ubuntu 13.10 faced some problem, send report also I'm unable to connect to internet

My Ubuntu 13.10 is facing few problems. It hangs from time to time, also showing this application not running properly. Also, I live in hostel, here we have proxy connection. So, I'm not able to ...
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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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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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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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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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All Software Requires installation of untrusted packages

All Software Requires installation of untrusted packages. I cannot solve this problem by any method described in similar question posts.
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Graphics libray DISLIN requires openmotif with no simple install procedure— any ideas?

Graphics libray DISLIN, for use with many compilers (gfortran, in my case), requires the openmotif package. It's not in the USCenter but is available here. It's build is dependent on 14 other ...
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Developer.ubuntu.com: why my application is still in draft state?

I decided to upload my open source application to the ubuntu software center. Firstly, I have created PPA (https://launchpad.net/~source-code-analyzer/+archive/ppa). Then I : created application at ...
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Tor location problem

i had freshly installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit then i installed tor from the software center when i try to open it i get the following when i press show settings i get "/usr/sbin/tor" in the "start ...
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Concerns About Monodevelop

i would like to know if Monodevelop stop supporting or releasing their program in Ubuntu, thanks in advance any answer will help a lot.
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Ubuntu software center 13.10 getting games problem

In the software center after clicking buy and logging into Ubuntu sso, it says processing your request for... and information received. After that is says Oops! Something broke while generating ...
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Cannot install apps from the software centre

Every time I install apps from the Software Center I get an error message which says Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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No sound on ubuntu after altering settings on gstreamer properties

The sound was working perfect, but then i installed gstreamer via terminal to fix my webcam. From that moment the only sound i get is at the startup. It detects my speaker fine but doesn't play any ...
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No install button in software center

in software center there is no install buttons. and when i tried to install a software through terminal at the end it shows that "e: enable to locate. this is my 4 times to installing ubuntu but there ...
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Software-Center won't load on Android

I've installed Ubuntu with Gnome on my android TV box using the 'Deploy Linux' app. I apt-get'd the software center, but it won't open. When I try to open it using the terminal, I get the following ...
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Ubuntu crashes with menu bar launcher freeze during software centre use

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Dell Studio 1588 64-bit and ran into crashes as I was installing some software on the software centre. Before this, I had display/screen problems that I ...
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ubuntu 13.10 software center authentication error and okular cannot find component

I had installed 'Okular' but after the upgrade it gives error saying component not found. Thus i tried removing and installing again. But the software center gave following error. Software can't be ...
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How do I install libfribidi-bin in Ubuntu 12.04?

I've tried installing libfribidi-bin from Ubuntu Software Center, but I get this error: dpkg: regarding .../libfribidi-bin_0.19.2-3_i386 (2).deb containing libfribidi-bin: libfribidi-bin breaks ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Authentication LXDE

Installed Ubuntu 13.10 for my parents. They are used to Windows, so Unity was not ideal. I tried installing Cinnamon, which worked wonderfully initially, then stopped connecting to the internet and ...
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Software Center opens and closes

Ubuntu 13.04 Software Center opens and then closes. This is the output when I try and run it from the terminal. I have tried removing and re-installing. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. ...
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Error while running software related programs (Expected GObject.Object, but got PyCObject)

Here's the output of console when I try running the software-center : 2013-10-25 20:50:45,670 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' >2013-10-25 20:50:46,640 - ...
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Software Center won't take into account my changed OpenID name: any idea?

Failing to install IntelliJ from the Software Center, I realized my login is wrong in the /etc/apt/auth.conf entry that the install process generates. In this file, I see my original OpenID, that's ...
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Cannot install Gnome on Ubuntu 12.4 LTS, getting 404 on a .deb package

I am trying to install Gnome through Software Center and I got error during download. Here is the error. Failed to fetch ...
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Software-center cant run

I cant run software-center. Error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk, GObject ImportError: No module ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't sign in

I'm in a somewhat unusual situation where I'm running a freshly installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a /home partition that already existed before that. That is, all the settings are retained, including those ...
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Issue with Ubuntu Software Center

I was installing openfoam using a .deb file. During the installation I turned off my computer. When I restarted it, I saw that the Software Center was not opening. I got this error message: E: The ...
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Ubuntu Software Center doesn't let me install any software

Ordinarily I when I click to select a software package in the Ubuntu Software Center, I see the More Info button displayed near of the left edge of the window and the Install button displayed near of ...
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Unable to launch software center

On opening software center, it auto automatically closes and shows this warning : WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: ...
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I'm stuck on installing kerio vpn client!

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on my system. For some reason I need to use kerio vpn client on my system. but the problem is when I installed kerio vpn client on my system it removes software ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't load after upgrading to Oneiric

uname -a 3.2.0-54-generic #82-Ubuntu SMP Tue Sep 10 20:09:12 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux software-center ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Why are my software sources debian instead of ubuntu

As you can see the tab reads Debian Software when it should read Ubuntu Software. I am using 12.04 LTS. I used the same CD to install LTS on my laptop and it says Ubuntu software like it should. How ...
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Does 'Sync between computers' allow you to choose which applications?

I've been finding out more about how it works, but I'm still too chicken to use it. I have a fresh 13.04 on a new computer, and 12.04 on the other which includes many things that I don't want to ...
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Apt-get and dpkg missing and/or broken, software center has segmentation fault

I've gotten into a real bind here, I'm not exactly certain when this happened but I've been really perplexed on how to fix this issue. At the moment I can't get apt-get to work at all. As in, there is ...
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Retrieving proprietary drivers removed from the software centre

Ubuntu was not recognizing my canon mg6360 as a scanner. I started to uninstall and re-install the drivers scangearmp-source-2.00-1 and scangearmp-mg6300series-2.00-1-deb using the software centre. ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get Won't Allow Me to Upgrade or Install Software

I have been having some annoying issues due to downloading on Ubuntu and terminal. I understand and have seen all questions and answers of my issue and "none" have worked at all. I am currently using ...
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Support for geological software applications in Ubuntu

We are from petroleum industry, and we are using geological software applications like: Paradigm IHS Kingdom Petrel software We do also use .SGY files in connection with our job. All of this ...
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Software Center seems opened correctly, but disappeared suddenly after a second or two

I am trying to access Ubuntu software center to remove some app from my pc, but each time I tried to initiate Ubuntu Software Center, it appeared on the screen for 2 seconds then it disappeared ...
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I am not able to locate /usr/bin/software-center file

I can't fine the /usr/bin/sofware-center file. I need it to install an English dictionary. Ubuntu is up to date.
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Installed Gnome 3.8 and Ubuntu tweak & Ubuntu software centre keep crashing

I installed Ubuntu tweak (For obvious reasons) and then I installed Gnome 3.8, then both Software centre and ubuntu tweak keep crashing. when i run the programs in terminal i get: ...
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Purchase free app without registration

I'm trying to install the free viewer app Fragment... this is the first time the Ubuntu Software Center displayed a "buy" button instead of an "install" button. The license info that came up stated ...
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ubuntu 12.04 upgrade problems?

I have upgraded the Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04, but I have faced the errors: Graphic system failed. Ubuntu software center not working. Ubuntu update manager not working. Softwre center error: ...
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Where is my Quick 'n Easy Web Builder serial?

I downloaded Quick 'n Easy Web Builder from the Ubuntu Software Center and it installed alright. However, the software is asking for a serial # to activate. The Software Center has not sent one or I ...
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Pycrypto installation problem on Ubuntu

Everything works fine until this: $ cd pycrypto-2.6 $ python setup.py install This is the output: running install running build running build_py running build_ext running build_configure ...
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Webcam not working with Chees Webcam Booth

I have installed Cheese Webcam booth from Ubuntu Software center but its not working.I have ubuntu 13.04.I am using built in Webcam of Dell Inspiron 3521
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Software center not working flickering window

Im using Ubuntu 13.04 and recently my Software Center every time I open it, the window start flickering and getting bigger and I have to close it by typing alt+f4. Is there a way to fix this? thanks ...
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I can't use Ubuntu Software Center

In Ubuntu 12.04 Firefox works well with a wireless network that has a security key and user, password, but I can't use Ubuntu Software Center since I didn't find any place to enter my network user and ...