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Why is it that the Software Center still has issues with the text color of the program selected?

... I have lost track about the many different releases that still show the selected program in Software Center in a practically invisible text color. Go ahead, ask a low vision person to look at ...
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I have a error for installing my software in ubuntu, how can I solve it?

I have problem in my ubuntu : when I want to install a software or open the ubuntu software center , ubuntu show a messege that the system have a problem with currently software that installed. after ...
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Problems after installation of ubuntu 14.04

Few days earlier I wrote about my problems while reinstallation of ubuntu 14.o4. Well, this afternoon I was able to reinstall with all latest updates on my 20 GB partition. Now the problems are ...
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How do I remove publisher name from Ubuntu Software Centre (Home:Horst3180)

I had installed a theme called Arc on my Ubuntu 15.10 from http://software.opensuse.org/download.html?project=home%3AHorst3180&package=vertex-theme But now I have uninstalled it and yet I can see ...
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Installation freezes in software center

Whenever I open up the software center to install, the progress bar would gain a bit of progress, but then stays in the same position for several minutes before asking me to authenticate. After ...
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Cannot install anything – missing privileges

I recently updated to Ubuntu Wily Werewolf (kernel 4.2.0-21-generic) and since then every time I try to install anything I keep getting the following error: org.freedesktop.PolicyKit.Error.Failed: ...
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Internet problem in ubuntu 14.04

Just now i installed ubuntu 14.04. while installing it asked for internet connection, though i connected LAN, it did not recognize. after installation also the new softwares are not getting installed. ...
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Stop Update Center from opening when I use apt-get

I'm pretty compulsive about updates, and I almost always do it through the terminal with apt-get upgrade. With Ubuntu trying to be helpful, though, it will automatically pop open the software center ...
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Some categories in the software center empty

I installed Ubuntu in Turkish. These categories; Internet Accessories Books and Magazines Education Fonts Games Graphics ... Screnshots: Internet category is empty Accessories category is empty ...
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Pidgin “Send screenshot” plugin

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) with Pidgin 2.10.9 (libpurple 2.10.9) and I cannot install "Send screenshot" plugin from .deb package on it'official site. If I try to, Software Center notifies me about ...
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Can't install programs from the ubuntu software center

Im kinda new to ubuntu so im trying to cope with commands and all that stuff, so basically i was trying to install VLC on my comp and as soon as it's about to finish i get this window, and its ...
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Avogadro - Conformer Search

I wrote the following to the Avogadro list, " The molecular mechanics section as seen here, http://avogadro.cc/wiki/Extensions_Menu#Molecular_Mechanics and hence conformer search isn't ...
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unable to upgrade or download from ubuntu software center or appgrid

I am new to linux. Recently I installed barry desktop a client for blackberry sync.And after reboot I found an error notification on the desktop panel with an error message saying ERROR: BROKEN ...
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Ubuntu sofware center - “Check your internet connection” error when downloading.

Whenever I download stuff on Ubuntu sofware center it says "Unable to download. Check your internet connection" Funny thing is when I click "Search best internet linK" under forware sources (or ...
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Error message runnin gksu software-center “Failed to load module canberra-gtk-module”

When I run gksu software-center, my terminal spits out this mess: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" 2015-11-28 17:36:36,919 - root - WARNING - failed to init network state ...
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 Wily. A "sudo apt-get update" or any attempt of installation through the software-center answers me this message : "E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be ...
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Texts in app center has gone white!

I've just started to use linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 just a couple of days back. Suddenly I noticed that the texts on the app center has gone completely white, and I can't read clearly. As I know ...
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Is there a reasonable chance of making money on an Ubuntu desktop utility application?

I recently asked this question on Quora. Unfortunately I didn't get much of a reply, so I thought of asking here... Hopefully this question is not off topic, but I want to know if any others here ...
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Ubuntu not downloading files of any type (regardless of download method)

I just recently installed ubuntu on my computer and I've encountered a very annoying problem. Any time I try to download any type of file from any platform (directly via command prompt, ubuntu ...
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Tried to open up a bash incorrectly, now UI is broken

I tried to open a .sh file created by Ren'Py with the "Run software" option on Ubuntu 15.04. Yeah, stupid I know. But when I did, the screen went weird and then all the UI elements were just gone. The ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 failed to fetch extras.ubuntu.com

i have be trying a lot of different solutions and none have worked please replay fast enter image description here
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How to install software & updates the program that i use to install and update also and software update again the program

So, I know that I am dumb,but I uninstalled some software and update program,and now I don`t have Software sources from where to install any program from Software Center and etc. This is the ...
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After installing LÖVE doesn't appear in apps/How to install Iove2d on ubuntu 15.04

After installating from software center love2d seems to be invisible. I can't run it. I would appreciate if you guys could give me any instructions how to get around this, maybe install game engine ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved in Texas hold'em game

I am trying to install Texas hold'em game from ubuntu software center, but I get a message like this: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional ...
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Unable to install software from ubuntu software center

I am bangladeshi . My mother language is bangla . so I badly need a bangla typing software. The name of the software is ibus-avro . when I try to install it from software center I am getting the ...
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App Pending review

I wrote a app called Square(https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps/4084/) and the status is pending review, how many time for approve this app? thanks!
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS fresh install multiple errors

Every few minutes I get an error about an internal error. /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk apport-gtk 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11 the software center crashes after being open about a minute Firefox crashes almost ...
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problems with python and software center

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I have accidentally installed a second python version (python 3.4, python 2.7 was default) and now my python is broken. Also the software center on my computer does not work ...
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xslt 2.0 or later for ubuntu 32bit

I am facing problems finding free xslt processor 2.0 or later version for ubuntu. The current xsltproc processor doesn't recognize Xpath trnslate() function because its version is 1.0. Please help me ...
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How can I get the softwarecenter for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS working again?

After trying to install the camb package for R (which required CMake and FreeType2; Cmake installation succeeded using the software center but FreeType2 did not), I began seeing an error message: “An ...
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Ubuntu Software Center freezes

mostly fresh install installed wine and chrome steam teamspeak 3 and weechat Ubuntu software center keeps hanging(freezing) with just a blank white screen it appears to be half running in terminal ...
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Installing Ubuntu Software Center not working

Okay so I was trying to install spotify on my computer and was having issues with that. I arrived at a solution that brought me to downloading it through the software center when, lo and behold it ...
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Software center won't open - expat/python problem?

my software center won't open, when I try to open it from the command line I get the following: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 36, in <module> ...
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Ubuntu software center: Requires installation of untrusted packages— OK or Repair?

I would like to just understand the meaning of the dialog box below. I am trying to install a particular version of an application and I get this multiple times when I try to install from the ...
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Software Center Just Installed, Not Working

I just installed Ubuntu yesterday, not for the first time but i had re-installed it because last time it wouldn't open the software center. Nothing happens when i open it and plus the same thing is ...
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12.04: Not all updates can be installed / Requires installation of untrusted packages

I'm experiencing problems with the update manager (Ubuntu 12.04): Not all updates can be installed so I click then on Partial Upgrade. I'm having similar problem with the ubuntu software center when I ...
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Unable to update desktop app on Ubuntu Software center

There was a good time where sending only a .deb package was sufficient enough to publish/update your Ubuntu desktop apps. Things have changed since about a year or more and now updating is a real mess ...
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How to install software not in the Ubuntu Software Center in a clean/organized manner?

I've read a few posts on here that go over how to actually install software not on Ubuntu Software Center but I feel like this situation is a little different. For example, I just installed Sublime ...
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Ubuntu software centre & Firefox update

I am a novice and new Ubuntu user and have been trying to download apps from the software center but keep getting an error message which reads: Failed to download repository information. Check your ...
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The package system is broken - How can i fix this. I am using 14.04.3

The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command in a Terminal: ...
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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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Package operation failed downloading from software center

As the title says, when ever I download software from the software center it says "Package operation failed" even though it still downloads the software and the software I've downloaded does seem to ...
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More about synaptic package manager

A day after yesterday I'm trying to install GNS3 in my Ubuntu 14.04. At first step of instruction it said that I have to install dependencies using synaptic package manager, and said that synaptic ...
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What is the command for focus of debconf popup window?

I have created a script to show a debconf popup for my custom deb package to warn the user that he has not installed java-oracle. When I run the install through the Ubuntu Software Center the ...
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Screenshots for self hosted debian repos?

According to this link, you can add screenshots to a debian hosted package, but what about packages in repos that you host yourself and manually add to your list of sources? I've never actually run a ...
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command for re-installing uninstalled packages?

I just removed a package with synaptic. Many additional (30-40) packages got also removed, because they had dependencies to the main package. Now I reinstalled the main package and I simply want to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Center are not Working

I have tried: sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get update But no success. Any ideas?
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Updating Chromium on Ubuntu 15.04 is Complex

I noticed Chromium Version 43.0.2357.130 Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) is available in Ubuntu Software Center but the Chromium.org site states there is linux stable 44.0.2403.125, 07/28/15, Current stable ...
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SAPI tool available in ubuntu?

Is there any SAPI tool in Ubuntu? Are any other alternate tool, that should convert the text to speech perfectly and should require low space.
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Can't update my apt packages.. problems with python-oneconf, software-center.. pyclean & pycompile not found

I can't update-upgrade my ubuntu packages anymore after my latest update/upgrade/dist-upgrade here are some outputs : $sudo dpkg --audit The following packages are in a mess due to serious problems ...