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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 ...
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Is there any software for tracking websites

Could some one help me in finding out software for Ubuntu for tracking sites list and getting screen shots of them, as we have Network Magic software for Windows.
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SpringRTS engine stuck at version 91, I need 94.1 to play online. Lobby version stuck 0.168, 0.169 is current

I'll walk you through what I did in hopes that that can maybe elucidate what I'm doing wrong. I went to the Ubuntu Software center and downloaded both the Spring Engine and the lobby client, and ...
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Stuffs are opening by itself

I am using Ubuntu for a few months and I am living a real computer experience actually :) but I have a problem, too. for example when I start Ubuntu, at the first minutes, if I select a photo, ...
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How to deal with ubuntu software center?

I purchased a game off of there and it went threw to my card and took the money out. but it didn't download and isn't showing that i purchased it. I'm not too happy about this and I'm wondering if ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Application Development

Can anyone guide me through the procedure of making a simple Ubuntu Software Center Application? I am using Qt IDE for the development process. Using the Qt Certification Resources is enough or ...
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error in installing window .i already have ubuntu

i tried to format my pc ....it was loaded with (window8+linux) but during new installation of window8 error was coming like (bootmgr missing)..now i am able to install ubuntu in my pc and again tried ...
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cannot install gnuplot in ubuntu 12.04

whenever I type sudo apt-get install gnuplot I get: Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe gnuplot-nox i386 4.4.3-0ubuntu3 Connection failed [IP: 91.189.92.200 80] 0% [Waiting for ...
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Problem with installing apps in ubuntu software center

I cant download any apps in ubuntu software center. It cant make any changes or download any apps because apparently it cant connect to internet even do i am on it. Any solutions?
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Software Center in my Ubuntu 12.10 is buggy, is it not possible easy exchange it with a stabil older version?

USC reports internal error. I tried to install Eclipse and Meld - without success. Is it not possible to download tarball of a stabil older USC version and install it?
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How to fix sudo apt-get update?

Something wicked happened resolving 'in.archive.ubuntu.com:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname) Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en Something wicked ...
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ubuntu software center stuck on loading when i run it

and if i try to use any of the commands:apt-get update or upgrade it shows me this message: E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I think it's the problem please ...
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How to make my software reviewable?

I have published an application in the Software Center which is not reviewable. When I click review it says "origin of the application is unknown so unable to make review". How can I overcome this? ...
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Application submission issue

I've created a small app for the Ubuntu Software Store and submitted for approval. It was working fine on my desktop and made it using Qt Creator. But now I received the following feedback from the ...
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installation problem with ubuntu using wubi in windows 8

I have a problem installing ubuntu. The error showing is some file ubild missing. I like to install with out wubi.
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Application Icons are overlapping

As shown in the image below, my aptana studio icon and ubuntu software center icon are overlapping. Please suggest me so that i can reduce the size of Aptana Studio icon to the default size.
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Ubuntu Software Center won't start

When I try to install or reinstall anything or start a program or Ubuntu Software Center I get this error: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/software-properties-common_0.92.17.1_all.deb: subprocess ...
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How to find the hang process in ubuntu 10.04?

I need to monitor remote system by using team viewer software, and sometimes I'm not able to connect with the server side. In that situation, I called up authorized remote system user and tell them to ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 13.04?

When I attempt to open the Software Center on Ubuntu 13.04, it doesn't even open. After I close it, there is a message saying that it crashed unexpectedly. I tried a lot of other suggestions from ...
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App available everywhere

I made a mistake and i made my app available only for one country. How can i change it and make it available everywhere. I am talking about an PPA (app) on Ubuntu software center.
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Ghostly Images in Unity Launcher 13.04

I downloaded 3 Full Circle Magazine applications using Ubuntu Software Center. They each appeared in the Unity Launchpad. After reading them I detached them from from the launchpad however a ghostly ...
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Issue with Ubuntu Software Centre - Error Message

i know this question may have been asked a lot before but im relatively new to ubuntu so was hoping for some specific instructions to remedy the problem im having. My problem is that i cannot ...
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I can't install Minitube on my desktop computer

I have installed Minitube to my netbook then I tried to install to my desktop. But when I clicked to more info button I got "There isn’t a software package called “minitube-ubuntu” in your current ...
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Ubuntu Software Center “Failed to download…”

I've loaded Ubuntu onto my mac using parallels desktop so that I can run multiple platforms. I used Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS Release 12.04 - codename precise. It appears to run well except when I try to ...
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Issues with starting the system update tool

It says "Sorry, Ubuntu 12.04 has experienced an internal error" "If you notice further problems, try restarting the computer." "ExecutablePath /usr/lib/update-notifier/apt_check.py" I've ...
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ubuntu software center not run

after update my system 12.04 to 13.04 this error is occure when open software-center.. erkan@Bella-Ciao:~$ software-center Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix> Could not ...
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Failed to download repository information: unable to connect to 192.16.3.254:8080 Please Help!

I've tried many of the solution posted for similar questions. But nothing helped. whenever i try to update or install software, i get a huge list of errors! I'm new to ubuntu and hence have zero ...
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Gnome Fallback standardd not working, only 2d, plus terminal and app centre are gone?

recent convert to Linux here. Yesterday I tried to install VirtualMachine to boot backtrack and I think it royally screwed me. Terminal and app centre have both disappeared, and when I tried to ...
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Ubuntu software center crashes when i try to download anything

I was trying to set up an old printer by installing several drivers, and I got a problem in software center. I am unable to download anything from it. It opens, but when I try to download something ...
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Software Centre - Strange Behavior

I am using 12.04 LTS and this problem exists in both the Unity and the Cinnamon 1.8 user interface. When I install/uninstall software from the Ubuntu Software Center a blank dialogue box appears and ...
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Download mirrors down after fresh installation

I dont know whats the problem but it seems after every fresh installation of ubuntu in any device (have started noticing this problem since ubuntu 11.04) the connection to the software sources are ...
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Whose Permission Do I Need To Install Apps On My Own Computer?

I have been trying to install apps from the Ubuntu Software Centre, but continuously get a message that I do not have permission to perform that function. This is my computer, I installed Ubuntu, I ...
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userful(6.0.3) ubunthu product i'm using for multiseat.. How can i install code block inside this os?

I'm using userful (6.0.3) ubunthu product for multi seat configuration.. How can i install code block inside this OS??? In terminal i cant access sudo commond also [root@Userful-Multiseat ~]# sudo ...
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firstclass client on ubuntu 13.04?

The University where I work uses a mail client called first-class. I installed first-class,but when I try to run it, nothing happens. Then I ran it from the command line, and got this error. What ...
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Why can't I install things with the Software Center?

English (manually improved robotic) translation: When I want to install something, it wants my password. I give it, but then it says to me that I should test my internet connection, even though I can ...
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Ubuntu software center is really unstable

Been having issues with Ubuntu software center since going to 13.04 -- it frequently dumps me back to the login screen when I try to and search for applications or browse searchin results.
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Not able to install a VM through Virtual Machine Manager on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 desktop installed on my system. I am trying to create a virtual machine through virtual machine manager. When I go to step 5 where I try to finish the wizard, it is giving ...
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Ubuntu Software center not opening (unable to write to cache)

I used the command software-center and received the following, WARNING:root:trying to fix not writable cache directory ERROR:root:failed to fix not writable cache directory Traceback (most recent ...
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Software Center does not show all packages

I have installed two versions of Ubuntu 13.04, the 32-bit and the 64-bit. Both are fully updated. The 32-bit one has a strange problem: the Software Center doesn't show all available packages. In the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Opens for a few seconds then closes

This is what I get when I try to run Software Center from the terminal: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar" 2013-05-31 23:27:46,897 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up ...
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Installing flashplayer plugin these items must be removed

the ubuntu software center knows what items have to be removed Gtk+ control panel for adobe flash player & it looks like it know where they are at adobe-flash-properties-gtk and Adobe flash ...