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Authentication error downloading softwares from software center

when ever I try to install some software from the software centre. it says Authentication error Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Xmanager

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when trying to connect by Xmanager 4 i got an error message (gnome-session:8503): CRITICAL : We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry.... how to solve this ...
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clamtk problem, i still get version 0.98.1 for the antivirus engine after removing and reinstalling again via terminal

I recently installed clamtk using the software center and apparently I didn't know that there is a bug of some kind that keeps the anti virus engine at version 0.98.1 but I at least have to have ...
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Software center not loading with Gtk-WARNING's

Recently I have noticed that I can not launch the software center, from either the launcher or the terminal. I have combed over numerous posts about what to do so far with no results. I have tried: ...
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How to install pythoncard?(any alternate method)

How to install pythoncard?I have tried browsing the software center for it and I installed it,but when I run a pythoncard-based program,it shows me that there is no module named pythoncard.Can I ...
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Steam does not pop-up

I have installed steam-launcher from the software center and installed some software that it required (mesa...) but when I want to start steam nothing happens.I use Ubuntu 14.04
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Pack Ubuntu HTML5 click application for desktop

I would like to pack an Ubuntu HTML5 click application for the Ubuntu Software Center. The application is a game that uses Apache Cordova. It is already published in the click store, I would like to ...
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My software-center does not respond when I try to start it

I tried these methods already: remove purgely and re-install software-center, restart computer. but it does not work. Please see the image: When I use command line to start, it has these outputs: ...
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trouble with aptoncd backup

can I backup softwares installed using Ubuntu Software Center using aptoncd? I have installed all my aps using USC. They are not listed in aptoncd list.
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Transcoder Audio Edition

Has anyone tried the Transcoder Audio Edition written by Arman Poghosyan? I found it while searching for software that converts WAV files to mp3, but since it is not in the Software Center, there is ...
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Software-Center not finding software that is present in repository

I like a certain software. It is called 'Full GNOME Desktop Environment, with extra components'. I can find it in software-center when I type 'gnome' and select 'By Relevance' or even 'Top Rated'. It ...
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UML tool Umbrello not opening diagrams

I am using Umbrello tool for UML diagrams in Ubuntu 13.10. But I have a problem that I when I open umbrello after few days my all previous diagrams are not shown but all the items for all diagrams in ...
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Lacking some software and fonts on a fresh installation on an ARM-based Chromebook

I just installed Ubuntu on my ARM-based Samsung Chromebook. It was really easy and I had no problems at all. But when I started it, first I had to manually install Gnome-terminal, Firefox, etc. And it ...
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Is there a package manager which allows arbitrary queries for status, name, last change timestamp

I imagine at least stable sortable columns (or better columns with sort priority) to show information for the equivalent of a query like "show me installed packages whose status changed today, sorted ...
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Can't install Sublime Text from a .deb file

When I try to install Sublime Text 3 from a downloaded .deb file I get errors: The installation or removal of a software package failed and Data files for some packages could not be ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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Software Center locked

An error has occurred, please run Package Manager from the right click menu or apt- get in a terminal to see what was wrong. The error message was 'unknown Error:' <type 'exceptions.System ...
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Ubuntu software center (USC)

How to upgrade USC so it is possible to buy the latest Linux Format Magazine, Now I can find issue number 174 i USC but the issue 183 is already released??
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on Kubuntu, Ubuntu Software Center gets SSL handshake failed

when try to get a package got this message: Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/tos/plain/ SSL handshake failed
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Bad package installed, can't uninstall, can't use Software Center or command-line install

Trying to open Software Center from command line gives this error: SystemError: E:The package hl1470nlpr:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. 2014-03-30 22:32:35,966 - ...
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How to add Humble Bundle packages to account without installing

I purchased the Humble Indie Bundles 5 and 6, both of which offer "Click the button below to redeem your bundle on the Ubuntu Software Center." Sure enough, if I click through and log in to Ubuntu ...
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“Could not resolve hostname” error installing softwares

Can download packages from browser by copying the URLs below.. W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-backports/Release.gpg Could not resolve 'hostname' W: Failed to fetch ...
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No progress bars are moving whatsoever

Throughout the entire operating system, progress bars will not work. Examples: Downloading software from Software Center -> Progress bar stays at beginning and says Downloaded 0 Bits of 125kbs -> ...
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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 ...