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Repair installed/damaged Xubuntu from CD

I damaged the system by switching off during a load from Ubuntu apt store/ Now I can't load anything new and I can't repair it in repair mode (from opening screen options).
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In 16.04's GNOME Software, “Remove” fails constantly. It looks like it uninstalls, but then the software is still there. How can I fix this?

I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 and while I like the look of the new software centre, I can't seem to reliably remove unneeded software with it. The progress bar goes through, then the UI somehow resets and ...
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How to install softwares kubuntu 15.10?

whenever I'm using sudo apt-get install software-center or anything else like gedit I'm getting these only Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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New “Software store” in 16.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 . I am checking the features of it. But I didn't find the new Software Store yet. I upload the Ubuntu software application yet in the updated Ubuntu 16.04 which is ...
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Error while running apt-get

I ran apt-get command on terminal and I came across this error message: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header E:Problem with ...
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unable to install ubuntu14.04 software-center help

sudo apt-get install software-center [sudo] password for heisenber: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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Unable to download from software centre

I am unable to install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. After clicking on any application it just shows "available from the Universe source". What should I do to rectify it ? I am using ...
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Software centre errors recover

Due to incomplete installation of a software, Software centre shows the following errors : E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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How to remove Ubuntu Software Center sections after uninstalling an app?

I once have downloaded chrome for my 14.04 ubuntu. After a while, I've uninstalled it but at Ubuntu Software Center it keeps showing Google section when I click at the down arrow besides "All ...
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Software-center unresponsive/apt-get upgrade or other installation creates E: Read Error - read (5: input/output error)

I'm new to Ubuntu and has been terrorized with the error as titled. I have tried doing the easy answers which google gave me but none of which worked. Can anyone walk me through the process? 1.) ...
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After update in ubuntu 15.10 some applications disappeared and others open in an old format

So I just updated as my own system suggested and after rebooting the pc as it said to my libreoffice documents kind of crashed and opened in an old format, software center wasn't there anymore and ...
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Cannot open Software Center and Cannot install any packages

I'm a fairly new Ubuntu user running Ubuntu 15.10 on a desktop. Just recently, when I go to open Software Center it opens for a second then closes. Also, when I try to install ANY package in terminal ...
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I tried to install the igraph package in ubuntu 14.04 using the following command

I tried to install the igraph package in ubuntu 14.04 using the following command pip install --user python-igraph After several processes I'm getting something like this Extracting ...
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Software Center not getting started - Requires Installation

When i open Software center, it gives me error "Require Installation - Ok Repair , When i click Repair it does not repair and when i click ok it gives detail like this libasn1-8-heimdal:i386 ...
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Reinstalling Archive Manager

Today I removed the archive manager from software center and now I cannot install anything from software manager. And even the command " sudo apt-get update " is not working anymore (it cannot connect ...
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Whenever I am trying to download something using ubuntu software center it shows me “Failed to download repository information”

Whenever I am trying to download something using Ubuntu software center it shows me "Failed to download repository information" Error message: W:Failed to fetch ...
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package installation failed but is installing it anyway

Every time I want to install something I get this error message: package installation failed the installation or removal of a software package failed. Hoever, when I look into the apps the software ...
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(installation problem) Software update failure-Impossible installation Ubuntu 14.04 lts - 64 icoree5

My software updater does not let me install any programme. This is the details it gives back: installArchives() failed: Setting up install-info (5.2.0.dfsg.1-2) ... /etc/environment: line 3: JAVA: ...
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software center launches and immediately closes

When I open from the side bar launcher and from terminal the software center will open, and then immediately close. I have tried updating from terminal, reinstalling from terminal, but it's still not ...
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Software update failure-Impossible installation Ubuntu 14.04 lts - 64 icore 5

Whenever I try to update the sofware from the ubuntu repository it gives me an error. And I cannot even install programs lately. Here are the lines the sofware center gives me back. Any thoughts? ...
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How to fix flickering screen and software problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I bought Dell Latitude 3450 Ubuntu 14.04 a week ago and I updated the software through the Software Updater. Now it keeps on logging out by itself, the screen keeps on flickering and the message of ...
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Can not open Ubuntu Software Center

yesterday I tried to install via ubuntu software center handbrake to edit some videos from my job, but later when I tried to uninstall the software appears an error message. In other forums they ...
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Code:blocks installing error

i want to install code:blocks but i can't find the right files to install it. on software center i've an error: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing ...
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Unable to open Software & Updates in 15.10

I'm unable to open my Software & Updates in Ubuntu 15.10 I think this error is part of the problem software-properties-gtk Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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constant problems with packages, can't solve this one

I've been using Ubuntu for about 8 months now. Throughout that time I've had a continous problem with installing and updating software via the terminal and sometimes the Ubuntu Software Center. I ...
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System error due to packages having unmet dependcies

I am very new to ubuntu. I tried downloading Adobe Reader for ubuntu and received the error message. I cannot open Synaptic Package Manager and receive the following message: E: Malformed line 56 in ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: software-center-aptdaemon-plugins

I am getting below error when trying to install or upgrade any package. I think below error was generated after unistall software center, i have also tried to install software center but getting same ...
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how to install camera on ubuntu 14.04

actually I was using camera on windows 7.But now when I installed ubuntu and I want to use skype I am not able to find the camera. which software I should install so that I can avail the facility ...
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Control ALSA Volume on unity-control-center sound (not Pulse Audio)

I just managed to disable Pulse Audio to get free of its (frustrating) re-sampling feature. Everything is good with ALSA, except for I have to rely on alsamixer for volume control. Is there a way to ...
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can't open Ubuntu store Python errors

I don't know but I get these weird Pythonish errors while opening store. Earlier it was working fine ➜ ~ software-center ** (software-center:4359): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility ...
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Download Lingot

I found an app on the Ubuntu Software Center, and installed it. Now I see that to re-install the app I can either download from Ubuntu Universe, or via this website using Ubuntu Software Center, but ...
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when i click on ubuntu software center or open it via terminal it opens up for a second and then automatically gets closed

I also tried to reinstall it but its showing error Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_IN Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header ...
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Flash Player Issue

I am having problem with flash player in Ubuntu 15.10 (Mozilla Firefox and Chromium).
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Reqiures installation of untrusted packages

In the first look it seems to be another duplicated question , but the difference here is that I tried several server changings but the result was the same. Trying to install a package form software ...
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Can't use the software centre

I have recently installed Ubuntu onto my laptop. I have used it in the past just running on the disk and have never had any problems with it.. I am connected to my wifi and have full access to the ...
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software center crashes - problems with google-chrome-stable

I get: (translated from German) SystemError: E: Package google-chrome-stable must be reinstalled, however, no archive can be found. New installation of software is not possible because the ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 the message I get when using software center, software broken

When I try to install some software from the Ubuntu Software Center the message says Software Broken. I have been trying to get my Dell C1765 nfw printer, scanner, fax to work, so I looked in the ...
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add-apt-repositories isn't working

Basically the terminal freezes for a while the I manually have to ctrl+c to end the process, then I get the following ^CTraceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Won't Open and E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I was having problems after I uninstalled libreoffice and installed openoffice. The Ubuntu software center will not open, no matter how many timees I try to reinstall it.
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Software-center hangs when open (does not completely open) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a question regarding software-center. When I try to open (regardless from terminal or not) it hangs with a "waiting" sign and does not proceed further. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS I tried ...
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How to add a local mirror to Ubuntu Software Centre on Xubuntu?

I have a functioning mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 on my LAN. Hosted on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. I connect to it from other Ubuntu servers, via http using a modified /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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software-properties-common not installing

I'm trying to install the java jdk on my linux machine and ended up with the need to install software-properties-common. However if I try to install it with apt-get it returns this: Reading package ...
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grey screens and a slow down in the system

The window goes grey and everything slows down to crawling speed. I have noticed this on: Ubuntu Software Center running alone Gparted and Firefox running together Firefox and Terminal running ...
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Software Center not working in Ubuntu 14.04 and unable to reinstall

My software center does not open. First, I tried updating using sudo apt-get update but I get following message: E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used ...
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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: ...