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Ubuntu software Center freezes when opened [closed]

I have a problem with the software center in Ubuntu Precise. Each time I open it, the software center freezes and I cannot work anymore with it (Ubuntu itself continue working without problem, its ...
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Ubuntu Software Center “software requires mouse, but none setup” win installing a purchased app

Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on Asus laptop. Everything works as expected except this odd warning.
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How can I install Eclipse 4? [duplicate]

I am current on Ubuntu 12.04. and the eclipse available through the software center is version 3.7. But eclipse 4 is already out there for windows. When will eclipse 4 be available for Ubuntu, can I ...
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I can't update or install any software or packages in my ubuntu 11.10

The installation or removal of a software package failed. installArchives() failed: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = ...
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Set Default music player to Banshee, yet it's still Rythmbox?

I kind of have two questions, that tie into each other. I want to set Banshee as the default music player. It seems simple enough. Go to "systems settings > Details > Default Applications" and ...
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How to adjust the font size in Ubuntu Software Center?

I like to use the Ubuntu Software Center, but I cannot adjust the font size of the entries. So most of the entries' fonts are so ridiculously small for me that, I can't read them! I tried by ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Software center struck at “Applying Changes” and Update Manager won't proceed because of an Installation Error

I have an issue with this application called "Sandboxgamemaker". First of all, it did not install properly as the Software Center was struck at "Applying Changes". When I opened the Update Manager in ...
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How do I download the .deb file from software center?

I have an ASUS k52f and the web cam is mounted upside down. So I have to do a workaround for the web cam to show a proper image. But the problem is, this workaround only works with Skype 2.x ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not staying open, closes automatically 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening Does anyone know how I can get my software center to stay open? It happened after trying to use Synaptic last night, don't know if that's ...
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Is apt-get install method the same as Ubuntu software centre installation?

I usually use Ubuntu software centre to install programs but I sometimes use apt-get install instead. Is the Ubuntu software centre method just a user interface equivalent of the apt-get install ...
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Pydev not found in ubuntu Software center

I installed eclipse and then wanted to install pydev plugin to execute python programs. But it gives an error "pydev not found at https://pydev.org/updates" . How can I overcome this? And is there ...
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Is it possible to add the Ubuntu Software Center to sources.list?

I would like to install some of the things on the Ubuntu Software Center via command line (apt-get). Is this possible? If so does anyone have the url handy to add to sources.list? I can't seem to ...
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Multiple versions of the same app on Ubuntu Software Centre?

I already published my proprietary app on Ubuntu Software Centre (https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com), and now I want to update it with the new version. This time I wanted to upload multiple builds ...
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Ubuntu software center not opening (12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I had just installed ubuntu 12.04 a day back to work alongside windows 7. But today, when I tried to install vlc using the software center, ...
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How can foreground and background colors be changed for Software Center?

There sometimes isn't enough contrast between the letters and background, and I have reached an age that I can't tell what's there. I would prefer either black text on white background, or white text ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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no bootable medium found system halted

When open ubuntu on virtual box , it doesn't work , and the following message appear "No bootable medium found system halted" How i can solve this problm? Thanks
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Problem regarding Ubuntu Software Center

A day back everything was fine when using the Software Center. The problem started after attempting to install the app named 'Shutter' (app for taking screenshots) yeasterday. I started the Install ...
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I can't install any software using software-center in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I can't install any software using software-center in 12.04, I just can install some sofware if I run software-center as root, I put some ...
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Why isn't Google Chrome available in the Software Centre?

Google Chrome is available for Ubuntu on the Google website but why is it not present in Ubuntu Software Centre?
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How can I stop KDE apps from being shown in the Software Centre?

Their size is so big, that's why I will never download any of them so they're just been in my way to find the native software that am willing to download from Ubuntu software center, so is there is ...
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No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort. Quickly

Create project: https://launchpad.net/randomazer input: quickly submitubuntu. Error: Launchpad connection is ok No Launchpad project set, leave blank to abort.
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Can't paste Password into Ubuntu Software Center Log-in Field

When i click on the buy button in the software center it instructs me to login, however as i'm using Keepass for saving my passwords i would like to paste it in but it wont let me... the same applies ...
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Only local computer shows up in Software Centre sync

Both of my computers sync files successfully through Ubuntu One; but when I open the Software Centre and click File > Sync between computers, only the local machine shows up in the left hand panel. Am ...
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When will the applications submitted to the Ubuntu App Showdown be available for download via the Software Centre? [closed]

The deadline for submitting applications has passed and now the applications are being reviewed. OMG! Ubuntu points out that the applications will be available on the Software Centre by the end of ...
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How to change account to write reviews for Ubuntu Software Center?

I want to write reviews for applications using another account. In Ubuntu One, it's possible to sign out at will, but I can't do that on the Ubuntu Software Center. How can I change accounts?
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Software center and update stopped working 11.10

Suddenly software center and update have stopped working (update is not working either). In a terminal, I tried: demian@dimbo-TP:~$ software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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How do I upgrade 'wicd' to the latest version?

Tried sudo apt-get upgrade wicd, but it gave an error: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome...404 Not Found Why is it looking for google chrome??? How to upgrade Wicd to latest version? Also tried the ...
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Text in Ubuntu Software Center is unreadable

When I do a search in the software center this is what the results look like. I can only see the text if I select one of them. I tried changing themes but that didn't fix it.
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Can I use my prepaid phone balance (in pesos) to buy from the Software Centre?

Using local network broadband, we can use it to buy games and applications from load balance. Is there any possible ways to use it also in Ubuntu software Center? additional: I'm using mobile ...
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How submit a project to Ubuntu Software Center with Quickly

Which are all the steps? I'm going to reply below :)
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Unable to uninstall applications via Ubuntu Software Centre

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Recently I tried to uninstall apps from Ubuntu Software centre, but it shows the app is uninstalled, but with some error. When I check the application from App Menu, It ...
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How to list user installed applications (not packages)?

Not packages and not all applications. Just the applications user installed by himself from whatever source (Software Center, manually added PPA, etc.). If the above is not possible - a list of all ...
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How could Chinese users pay for an app in software center?

I am a Chinese user, and I want to buy the game braid, but I don't have paypal, any cheap and safe way to solve this?
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Can't install software by terminal

I don't know what packages i have installed that i no longer can get and install packages in terminal. e.g. when trying to install Prozgui, i got this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Why can I no longer install Synaptic in 12.04?

In Ubuntu 12.04, you have suggested installing the Synaptic Package Manager with sudo apt-get install synaptic which didn't work for me. I tried sudo apt-get upgrade and also sudo apt-get update, but ...
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Can't see anything I type except on internet, can't download anything, can't even open software center.

If I do anything with sudo terminal says: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. This all started after i canceled the 11 upgrade during ...
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Can't find purchased apps in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 and am trying to install Humble Bundle through the software center which I installed with the software-center package. I see the games on the recently purchased list, they ...
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How do I install the old “add/remove applications”?

I have a netbook running Ubuntu. the Ubuntu Software Center is too slow and I like add/remove applications more than I do the Ubuntu Software Center. when I try fedora I like the add/remove ...
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UBUNTU's Network Connection Manger can't detect Huawei ETS2051 Modem device!

I have a modem device called Huawei ETS2051 and the Network Connection Manger can't detect it, but when I use Gnome-PPP it work fine but the problem is when I use Gnome-PPP; apps like Ubuntu software ...
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Ubuntu App Submission won't allow the “free” bubble to be checked

I am at the final stages of the Ubuntu App Developer Showdown, and I'm right at the point where I am submitting my app. The problem I run in to however, is that even though buy is at $0.00, it will ...
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How can I install Eclipse 4 through Ubuntu Software Center (desktop 12.04 64bit)?

How do I install Eclipse 4 through Ubuntu Software Center on my desktop 12.04 64 bit os? The reason I would like to install through Ubuntu Software Center is because it's easy to uninstall the ...
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VisualBoy Advance game colour problem - Ubuntu 12.04

I just downloaded VisualBoy Advance from the Ubuntu Software Center for the first time to play a ROM, to be specific Pokemon FireRed, which i downloaded from coolroms. When I run the ROM I see the ...
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Software center is broken [closed]

When I started installing the Humble Indie Bundle 5 games the software center stopped working and now I get this error. Packages cannot be installed or removed, click here to repair. Which fails and ...
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How to disable advertisement from ubuntu software center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to remove the big banner from Software Center? How can i disable the advertisements in the ubuntu software center? thanks for your help. Joe Hollik
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How do I uninstall the System Monitor program?

It looks like the Gnome System Monitor programme itself consumes high varying CPU when launched from the system monitor active process list.
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Why am I not able to install a lot of programs from the software center?

For a lot of programs, I get this error to check my internet connection:
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How do I get updates for purchased applications?

So for many of the apps in the software center they are feature frozen. Do paid apps get feature updates and how is that handled - does canonical have to review them first?
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12.04 Ubuntu Software Center won't download when I click install

Tried all the fixes here to no avail. Ubuntu Software Center opens fine, but when I attempt to click the Install button for any of the programs, no authentication pops up (as it does on my other 12.04 ...
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Why does Software Centre ask for root password when the default is for root to be disabled with no password set?

This seems odd to me. I can't install software using the "friendly" GUI tool unless I input the root password but by default, my Ubuntu 12.04 has root disabled with no password set. Why doesn't ...