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Is someone porting ubuntu one and software center for derivatives?

Since 12.04 is just around the corner, and the two main applications IMO right now are the USC and U1. Due to that, is there any plan to port them completely into Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Lubuntu (also ...
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How to re-install Software Center?

I've had a problem with Software Center for a few weeks, where it has just refused to delete a removed PPA from its "All Software" and "Installed Software" drop-down menus. I've tried many suggested ...
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I cannot open the system category in ubuntu software center..? [closed]

whenever i try to open system category just shows the loading animations which stops and then i have to force quit it, all the other options like internet,games,education ect everything am able to ...
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Software Centre will not download software

Software Centre will not download anything at all. Gives an error message saying it 'Failed to download package - Check internet connection'. And, sometimes, if you try again, 'involves downloading ...
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What to do when cannot install software-center?

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 today. During upgrade, the system freezed when configuring/installing software center. Unfortunately I had to give it cold reboot. After that I am able to log in to new ...
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Ubuntu Software Center is only showing installed apps

I have problem with Ubuntu Software Center in Ubuntu 10.10. I have this But i want USC like here: As you can see I am from Russia, and I'm sorry for my bad english. What should I do to return my ...
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How to repackage an app that is open-source (warzone 2100) and put on software centre

I have been playing warzone and noted that the version up on the software center is not up to date, so I have downloaded and installed the newer version. But let's say I wanted to update the one on ...
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Ubuntu Software Center: Add option to launch application after installation

Does any body know why Ubuntu Software Center can not launch applications after installation ? All user install application only for one purpose - launch it and use. Why we need to install it and ...
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How to translate software description in software-center

I want to ask you how / where to translate software description shown in Ubuntu Software Center. Thank you.
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Ubuntu software center “Check your internet connection” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? I can't install anthing from Ubuntu software center. When i want to download application, ...
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How to comply with this guideline for submitting an application to the Software Center?

I was reading through the Ubuntu Developer Programme Agreement for submitting applications to the Software Center and stubled across the following clause: 3.1 You must first test Apps you submit ...
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PPA Shows Up Under “All Software” That Is No Longer Enabled

I used to use the Aurora builds of Firefox, but now I've uninstalled Firefox and gone back to Chromium. I've removed the PPA, but it still shows up under "All Software" in the Ubuntu Software Center, ...
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Why does clicking Install in the Software Center do nothing?

I want to install Sauerbraten from the Ubuntu Software Centre but when I click install it does not install the game. I've tried restarting Ubuntu and installing other applications but the same thing ...
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Calibre installations hangs

I installed Calibre via the USC, but it got to about 90% and now it only shows a message : "Waiting for configuration file prompt" It has been standing like this for 12 hours, and I can not remove it ...
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Who do I contact to get software updated in the Software Center?

For those who are still using blender on Ubuntu 11.04, the version in the Software Center is out of date (2.49). Yes, it does make a difference, there was a major user interface change with the ...
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How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download package files error I have a problem with the Software Center. I am not able to install anything from it. After I entered my authorisation password it ...
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How to configure proxy authentication to work with Ubuntu Software Center?

I have tried put in apt config Acquire::http::proxy, and in Network>Network proxy with and without user:password@server:port and using environment variables http_proxy and https_proxy. Nothing seems ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Software Center (proxy?)

I am unable to install software using the Software Center at work. A nearly identical install of 11.10 at home works fine. I suspect the proxy settings are the problem, as they are used at work, but ...
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Software Center won't start: “AttributeError: 'gi.repository.Gtk' object has no attribute 'FontSelectionDialog' ”

When I try to run software-center from the terminal it gives me: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 33, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk ...
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Ubuntu Sofware Center problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? I am using Ubuntu 11.10 . I have a problem with the Software Center. I am not able to ...
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Where to find documentation for submitting a cheap paid application?

I can't seem to find a concise guide to application submission. Are there any links or howtos that would be helpful?
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Download from software center fails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? what should i do? in ubuntu 11.10 when im trying to dl something from USC it says check ...
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uninstall .deb installed through software center

Downloaded a .deb file for a game (voxatron) and installed it through the software center. Searching the 'installed' section of the software center for 'voxatron' or 'vox' produces nothing. The ...
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How to use the sync between computers in Software Center

Am trying to sync between 2 computers with Software Center but it is confusing. I already logged in in both using the same account but they do not appear to show in the others list. So maybe a step by ...
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Put “Software Center” in Dash Home

I removed all the icons in the sidebar because I'd like it to act more like a taskbar than a program dock. However, I now find it annoying that I must type "Software Center" into the Dash search bar ...
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Is there a problem connecting to archive.ubuntu.com? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? I was able to use software center until 2 days ago, but I can't use it for two days. I also ...
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Trouble with 11.10 looking to do a fresh reinstall wondering about losing programs

So I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit on my new computer that is running Windows 7 as well. I have Ubuntu /root install on sda1 /home on sda2 /swap on sda3 and Win 7 on sda4. But now my ...
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Failed to download repository information(pidgin-developers ppa) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? Got this error when i tried to check for updates from my update manager,its showing me about some updates but gives me this error ...
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How to install USC 5.0 in 11.04?

Is there a way I can install the Ubuntu Software Center 5.0 on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal?
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Updated 11.04 to 11.10 of Ubuntu, and now the Ubuntu Software Center does not run properly [closed]

Software Center comes up as an all grey screen with nothing inside the screen. How to fix ???
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Software Center doesn't launch, and no software visible in Unity

On a fresh install UBUNTU 11.10. Cannot open the Software center, when I launch it by command line it display me an error : "Erreur de segmentation". Also I cannot access to my software installed ...
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How can I speed up the software center?

The Software Center in 11.10 is much slower than it was in Natty, and on my five years old machine it often becomes unresponsive. What can I do to make it run faster?
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Will Ubuntu Software Center add support for generating dynamic license keys?

It looks like the Ubuntu Software Centre can only work with static license keys. Will it also support dynamic license keys based order details (name, date, email, etc)?
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How is tax handled for purchases from the Ubuntu Software Centre?

I've just created an account to submit an application to the Ubuntu Software Centre and the agreement says: "You are responsible for determining applicable taxes in connection with distributing your ...
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How can I enroll in the Ubuntu Software Centre on behalf of my company?

The FAQ says I "can enroll as an individual or on behalf of your company" but I didn't find any field where I can indicate that I want to enroll on behalf of my company. How can I do that?
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software-center process do not quit when I close software center [closed]

I use ubuntu 11.04 amd64 arch. When I close software center , I find software-center process do not be killed . Then I start software center the second time , it will take a little long time to open . ...
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Software Center not downloading [duplicate]

I just made a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. I have a working internet connection, and can browse with Firefox. But when I try to download things in software center, it says Failed to download ...
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Invisible text in Software Center [closed]

After upgrading to Oneiric I hade some graphical issues, but now that I got them resolved, I encountered another issue. The start page for Software Center shows no text at all, though the single ...
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Software center does not load after upgrade and terminal does not allow me to enter password [closed]

I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and now software center does not work and when I open Dash it cannot access any applications. When I tried some of the solutions posted the terminal asks me the sudo ...
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why isn't xbmc media center in Ubuntu Software Center?

i've been a long-time user of XBMC (and sometimes Boxee, but it's full of bugs..), and i wondered: it's open source, it's a stable software, and yet it's not in USC. why?
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Software center will not let me authorize

When trying to install a program from the software center it will ask for a password. I enter my password and the authentication window goes away and/or tells me there is a problem and the program ...
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Software center errors and doesn't update any more [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download package files error My software center was working when I first downloaded with the new and clean installation of the OS, but now its not working ...
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How to upgrade Ubuntu Software Center to the latest version

I want to update my Ubuntu Software Center to the latest version. Is it possible?
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Software Center will not open [closed]

The Software Center will not open from the launcher and I get a segmentation fault when I try to open it from the terminal. 2011-10-18 20:43:45,723 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.em - INFO - EM's: 17 15 ...
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How do I remove a PC from the synced list

Is there a way to erase one pc from the list (of the synced computers) created on the left side of the Software Center? I mean, the pc is not listed in the Ubuntu One panel (not synced) anymore, but ...
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What happens with the source code when submitting an application

This is a follow up question for: How updates are handled for commercial applications? When I submit an application for inclusion in the Software Center, I have to upload a Debian source package. ...
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How can I uninstall all the packages I've installed today?

I was trying to get musepack encoder support built into ffmpeg today, and I inadvertently broke a few things but I'm not sure exactly which package I installed which broke them. How can I remove ALL ...
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Can't install/remove/upgrade any package

So I've been trying to upgrade Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit few days back and received an error: dpkg: ../../src/archives.c:978: tarobject: Assertion `r == stab.st_size' failed. So I followed this Ubuntu ...
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How to remove or modify a review in Ubuntu Software Center?

I think the title says it all. Let's say you give a very buggy program an one-star rating, but 6 months later it matured and you want to change your review. Or you just made some typos which need to ...
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How updates are handled for commercial applications?

I'm planning on publishing a commercial (paid) application to Software Center and I've seen that during the process of submiting the app I have to upload a .deb package. I'd like to know if there is ...