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How can I publish a newsletter through the Ubuntu Software Center?

I have a tech newsletter that I'd like to publish through the USC and I was wondering how to do it?
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I can't select updates in Update Manager

Ubuntu 11.10 is installed, and I have updated my system via Ubuntu Software Centre, and after the update 3 updates remain in the list. But I am unable to select them, the tickboxes cannot be checked ...
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How to delete History of installed packages

I need to delete the Synaptic/Software Center history(commit logs). How can I go about doing this?
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software center won't start after upgraded to 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I just upgraded to 11.10 but i can't get software center work. Every time I click the icon, there is no responding. If I run sudo ...
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Ubuntu Software Center / Update Manager not working - Could not open file

I'm having trouble with my Software Center, I'm running Natty Narwale and receive the following error when I try to open Update Manager. Could not initialize the package information An ...
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Deepin Software Centre unable to aunthenticate password

I am using Kubuntu 11.10. I tried installing Deepin Software Centre in it. Installation was successful but when I launched the application it asked for password. Every time I entered the password, it ...
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Cannot install anything in Ubuntu software center [closed]

I have freshly isntalled ubuntu and installed some custom drivers for my usb modem to surf the net. Problem is everything works perfectly in ubuntu 10.10 but in 11.10 what happens is that I can surf ...
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Unable to locate package ubuntu-restricted-extras and software center issue

I use Lenovo G450 and just installed 11.10, but hadn't checked third party software installation at that time. Now, when i code "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras," i am getting this ...
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Changing default install directory for Software Center

I want to change the default install path of the Ubuntu software center. I looked at this article: How do I change Software Center's default installation path? but a) it is for an older version of ...
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I cannot install any packages from terminal or software centre. Please help!

Whenever i try to install software from software centre, it says package dependencies cannot be resolved. I have tried restarting, sudo apt-get update/upgrade/clean. I am very new to ubuntu, and I ...
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Cannot uninstall software from Software Center

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. When I open the Software Center and click Installed on the toolbar all I get is a list down the left hand side with games, graphics, internet etc. It does not show any ...
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Cannot install Software from the Software-Center

I have a problem. I want to install software from the software-center but when I click on "Install" comes a pop-up with this text in German: Anscheinend gibt es einen Programmfehler in aptdaemon, der ...
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Software center and update manager not working

When I run update manager I always get this message "The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources." details "libv4l-0 libv4lconvert0" I also can not get the ...
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Downloads stopping halfway in the Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

Install Archives() failed: Selecting previously deselected package indicator-multiload. (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading ...
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Wvdial connection wont support ubuntu software centre

I am using my phone to connect to the Internet the default mobile broadband option wont support my nokia phone(x2-01) so i am using wvdial but when using wvdial install button in software centre is ...
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In the Ubuntu Software Center, how are apps promoted?

I have made a Kakuro game called Sukaro for Ubuntu 11.10 and its successfully published in the Software Center (Its a commercial app). And so far, I have not seen any advertisements (on websites, ...
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Does removing an application from Software Center do a remove or a purge

When I remove an application already installed through the Software Center. Does it remove the app the same way as doing a purge to it (aptitude purge) or does it remove it like a "remove" (aptitude ...
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Why can't I see my published software in my Ubuntu Software Center?

I recently submitted a Kakuro game (called "Sukaro") to the Ubuntu Software Center and it got published about 2 days back. Its a commercial app for $2.99. I see the "Published" status on the Ubuntu ...
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'E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)' while updating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: getting error message Package operation failed Terminal dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/available' near line 0: field name ...
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“E: The list of sources could not be read.” while trying to update

When I try to update, I get this: root@deepit-R405-A-CPD6A2:/var/lib/apt# sudo apt-get update E: Type '123443215' is not known on line 61 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list E: The list of sources ...
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where do I get ndiswrapper v1.57?

I am trying to get my wireless adapter to work. According to some places, I need v 1.57 of ndiswrapper. There are instructions on how to compile it after making changes to the source, but I am not ...
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“Installed Software” section missing from Software Center [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) and I cannot find any option in the Software Center to list installed programs. I need to access this to streamline my list of programs before I do a fresh install. ...
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Is it possible to link to apps in Ubuntu Software Center?

I would like to link to software(to mention them in a blog post, for instance) present in the Ubuntu Software Centre - how can I do so? Is there any alternative besides AptURL?
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How do I package an application to submit to the MyApps portal?

I'm trying to submit my app to the MyApps portal. I really don't get it what I should submit, source code or deb package? If source, in which format, whole app as zip, tar.gz...?
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How do I update my own application in the software center?

Some applications use web services to provide services to users (especially Unity lenses). Things with APIs that might change, or things that might be updated. So what happens when someone submits a ...
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software-center update-manager both get segmentation fault

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. After upgrading, neither software-center nor update-manager would run. I get a segmentation fault when launched from the console. I can do sudo apt-get update without problem, ...
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How to pay for an app in Software Center

I have seen several apps that cost an amount in Software Center to adquire them. So I have some questions: How does one pay for this apps? What currency is supported? What methods of payments are ...
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Installation Error, “Unable to lock the administration directory” [duplicate]

Whenever I try to install any software through Terminal or Software on my Ubuntu 11.04, I'm getting this response: In Terminal: E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource ...
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Can not install some programs from Web [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install software using the Ubuntu Software Center? Hey I install today and completely new I was wondering how do i install programs. I used too use windows ...
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Software center “install” button doesn't do anything [closed]

When I click "Install" in the software center, it fails silently, doing nothing. I then checked the command line, and got this error 2012-01-28 18:47:26,076 - softwarecenter.backend - WARNING - ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center download rate [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me? When I download something from the Ubuntu Software Center, it usually downloads at about a 40kb/s speed. Thing is, I can ...
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Ubuntu software center says “Ubuntu Software Center is not communicating” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to resolve apt-get BADSIG GPG errors? when I open the ubuntu software center, it shows nothing and when I close the tab appears a message ...
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Upgrading Software Center in ZorinOS 5 [closed]

I currently run ZorinOS 5 Ultimate. How do I upgrade to the newest Ubuntu Software center. Or at least, refresh the full package list so I can stop instLLING OLDER PACKAGES?
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Emerald installed but doesn't show in software center or synaptic?

I installed Emerald using instructions from here; I've have had a nice play with it but would now like to remove it. The package doesn't show in software centre or synaptic and is now causing me a ...
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How long does it take to complete the review stages in Ubuntu?

When we submit an application to the Ubuntu Software Center, how long does it take to complete the review stages? Namely, Pending Review In Review How long (average or based on your experience) ...
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Package Operation Failed - Help

Whenever I try to update or install programs I get the "Package Operation Failed" message. Here's whats it says in the details section: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading ...
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I have an error message in Update Manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix this “E:Type '*' is not known on line * in source list …” update error? I got this error message E:Type 'ain' is not known on ...
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How do I reinstall the Software Center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to re-install Software Center? I've somehow accidentally uninstalled Software Center and I can't seem to reinstall it. I don't have a web browser currently on the ...
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How do I run the latest version of “Ubuntu Software Center” on 10.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install Ubuntu Software Center and indicator-sound from 10.10 on 10.04? I am new to ubuntu and juat install Ubuntu 10.04 notebook version, and my question is can i ...
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Is it possible to get the old Software Center back?

Regarding the new Ubuntu Software Center that came with 11.10: I hate it. I think the old one is much more functional and is prettier than the new one. Is there any way to get the old Software Center ...
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Why can't I update applications without upgrading the whole OS?

In Ubuntu, once a release is out the software one has installed receives security updates only. In Windows, I can get new versions of programs with new features. How can Windows do this and why can't ...
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Unable to install more than one Software at once

Softwares in USC installs one after the other, is there any way to make more than one sofware install at the same time?
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How to install .deb files the old fashion way? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it safe to use gdebi instead of Ubuntu Software Center to install .deb files? Is there a way to install DEB-files the old fashion way in Ubuntu 11.10? I can't install ...
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No pysvn package in software center

There is a pysvn package but I can't find it in software center. Any idea?
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Error with Update Manager and Software Center

I am running Ubuntu 11.10. On trying to check for updates using the Update Manager GUI, I encounter the following error: Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. ...
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How can I stop the Ubuntu Software Center from autostarting in Xubuntu?

I recently installed Xubuntu 11.10 and am completely updated. Software sources used include proposed as well as backports (in case that means anything). My issue is that the Ubuntu software center ...
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Cannot download softwares from the Software Center

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my computer that has Windows7 on it as well. I was first trying to upload Chromium and I got this error: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error ...
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I can't download from Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I can't install software from the software center After I press install it says: Please check your internet connection After I click ok, it says: Require ...
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How-To add a software to the ubuntu software-center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get my software into Ubuntu? may somebody tell me how i can add a freeware to the ubuntu software-center? enter link description here
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Why can't I install programs from Ubuntu center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install button in Software Center is disabled I'm and administrator and everything is all right but when I want to install something/click button with 'Install' written ...