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Software location after installing via Ubuntu Software Center

Let me tell you my problem: I just move from Windows 7 to Ubuntu and I'm trying to setup my programming environment. I installed Eclipse via Ubuntu Software Center, then opened it and installed ...
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Cant install software

So I just installed the ubuntu 11.10 .. And when i goto software center and try to download any software(use source).. all i get is a window saying that "Failed to download repository information" ...
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Can't exec “locale”: No such file or directory

I am new in Linux. I was trying to install wine and after /i followed instructions from a youtube video i got to the point where I needed to install wine from Ubuntu Software Center. The problem is ...
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How to include a screenshot of my application in the DEB/PPA to show it in Software-Center? [duplicate]

I know how to create a DEB and push it into my PPA at Launchpad but I want to know how I can include a screenshot of the application that it shows up in Software-Center.
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Why does clicking Cairo-dock's application menu applet open Ubuntu Software Center? [closed]

I use Cairo-Dock. When I click cairo-dock's application menu applet, Ubuntu Software Center opens. Can anyone give me a solution? remove software centre icon from dock reboot
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Ubuntu Network installation gives warning, tried with 2-3 images

I am trying to install Ubuntu using PXE Boot. I want to automate the whole process. But inbetween, it stucks at one point when it looks for ubuntu/main/oneiric/restricted/binary-i386/Packages file and ...
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wine wont install from softwarecenter

When I try to install wine I get following message: wine1.2: PreDepends: dpkg (>= 1.14.12ubuntu3) but 1.16.0.3ubuntu5 will be installed Depends: ia32-libs (>= 1.6) but 20090808ubuntu26 ...
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Disable adding newly installed applications to the launcher?

When I install new applications from Ubuntu Software Center, they're automatically added to the Launcher on the left side of the screen. I understand that this makes it easier for new users to learn ...
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Ubuntu Software Center (10.04LTS) Missing Packages

I recently downgraded from 11.10 to 10.04LTS for compatibility and support of specific development tools. The Ubuntu Software center is missing many packages that I had access to in 11.10, most ...
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Installing software center in Lubuntu running via Virtual Box?

Can anyone tell me why I cannot install the software center in Lubuntu running via virtual box?
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Is it possible to open multiple instances of Software Center?

I was wondering why I can't open more than one instance of Ubuntu Software Center? Is there any specific reason for this behaviour?
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Ubuntu Software Center 11.10

I have installed UBUNTU 11.10 64 bit version. I have setup the network connectivity. I want to use software center to install QEMU Launcher. However when I search for it in software center, I do NOT ...
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Gimp 2.8 unavailable [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get GIMP 2.8? Is it possible somehow to install Gimp 2.8 to Ubuntu?
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How do I install gnucap or octave?

I have tried to install gnucap (I downloaded it from the website http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnucap/ with the extension .tar.gz) in the Ubuntu live-usb. I have tried to do it in the terminal with: sudo ...
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Software Center Won't start [closed]

For a few days now, my Ubuntu Software Center won't start. Ubuntu One also won't connect (not sure if that's related). When I try launching Software Center from Dash, nothing happens. If I try ...
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Unable to install softwares from ubuntu software centre and unable to update through update manager in ubuntu11.04

when i try to install any sofware from software center it completes downloading but shows an error like bellow while installing. what should i do? error message : installArchives() failed: perl: ...
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Software center install name to package installed without diffing dpkg output

Something I ran across in the wee hours of the morning this morning was that the software center samba package differs from the samba apt-get package. How do you in a direct way (as in from software ...
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When will my application be available in Ubuntu Software Center after publishing?

I published my commercial software in Ubuntu Software Center already , the status has changed to 'Published' , but when I updated my software catalog by apt-get update, and tried to search for my ...
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How to add custom scripts while making a LiveCD customization

I want to add custom scripts while making a customization of an Ubuntu LiveCD.
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Can I open .debs with Synaptic in 11.10?

Ubuntu Software Center is very slow here.Seriously, Windows virtual machines run faster that that here! I dislike Software Center so I installed Synaptic ages ago, and that loads in 2 seconds! ...
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Recurring lsb-release and Software Center glitch after installing MATE

I just recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. Not a fan of Unity, so I decided to try out the MATE desktop from Linux Mint. I added the Mint repository, grabbed and installed the MATE packages, and got ...
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How to get support for paid software from Ubuntu Software Center

After buying and installing a game via the Ubuntu Software Centre, I find the software does not work. But where do I turn to for support? The game company says it does not support its game ported to ...
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Is there any web API for Software Center available?

I wonder if there is an API available for using contents from the Ubuntu Software Center on my webpage. I know The Ubuntu Apps Directory website contains an almost complete database of applications ...
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How to resolve Unmet dependencies error? [duplicate]

Using my new install of Ubuntu I haven't been able to download anything from the software center except the maryo game without the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Can't upgrade to 11.04 due to partial upgrade

I am trying to upgrade to Ubuntu 11.04. when I try I get this popup message from the upgrade manager: Not all updates can be installed Run a partial upgrade, to install as many updates as ...
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Software Center PDF Studio 7 link not working [closed]

When I open the Software Center I see this big banner advertisement for PDF Studio 7. I click it, and I get the error 'Not found' 'There isn't a software package called "pdfstudio7" in your ...
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Can't install any update or software from Software Center [duplicate]

I tried to install updates and it's saying to get partial upgrade When trying Partial Upgrade doesn't working again. And when trying to install any software it doesn't installing. Can someone help me? ...
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Why won't Ubuntu Software Center install .deb files

This question no longer applies to current versions of Ubuntu. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and have some problems with Ubuntu software center and the installation of debian packages. If I download ...
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Software center has disappeared

I'm an absolute newby for Linux / Ubuntu. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old computer. It seemed to work fine. However today when I started the computer again the software center had ...
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Apt-Daemon problem due to a broken sun-java6-jre package

I am having problems with installation with everything in the software center. Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/aptdaemon/worker.py", line 968, in simulate ...
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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 ...