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How to Create Start-Up Disk for 12.04 without Ubuntu Software Center (broken) using Dell Inspiron Mini

I messed with some (okay, many) codes in terminal trying to work on another issue. (Copying and pasting from other posts here.) Now Ubuntu Software Center is not working at all. It closes and tells ...
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sudo apt-get update giving error about duplicate

Getting an error about duplicate sources, how can I get around this?
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Ubuntu software centre, update manager fail to open [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update On my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system the Software Centre and Update Manager do not open. I am unable to ...
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How to configure Software Center to work with HTTP proxy?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using the Windows installer (Wubi) yesterday. And then I tried to install Chrome, Flash player, etc., but nothing worked. Then I tried installing some random package using ...
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How do I logout of Ubuntu Software Center? (Seriously, where's the logout button?)

I'm messing around with syncing software between computers using Software Center. I want to change what user I am logged into Ubuntu Software Center. (Simple enough, right?) I cannot figure out how ...
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Does a purchase from Ubuntu software center of World of Goo include updates and if so what is causing an unauthorized error message when updating?

I purchased world of goo from the Ubuntu Software Center about a month back and it works fine. Recently though when I perform a sudo apt-get update I get the following output. W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu Software Center is crashing while trying to install psychonauts

I am having a problem installing Tim Schafers epic platform video game Psychonauts trough the Ubuntu Software Center. I have bought the game on http://www.humblebundle.com/ and I have used the new ...
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Why can't I install from software center?

There was a problem upgrading to Firefox 13. This error kept returning: /var/cache/apt/archives/firefox_13.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_i386.deb W: Waited for dpkg --assert-multi-arch but was not ...
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Two linux OS at a time

If i install ubuntu 12.04 alongside fedora 17 and If i install some applications in ubuntu and then later i login my pc with fedora will the applications will be available for me in fedora or do i ...
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Where is the Software Centre in 12.04?

This has been apparent since my upgrade to 12.04. Just wondering if theres a way to manually open the software center or locate it?
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How to install Psychonoauts through software-center?

I have been trying to install Psychonauts through the Ubuntu Software Centre. The purchase went smoothly but the installation hangs on both my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop and laptop. When purchasing the ...
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How do I enable the “Universe” repository?

How do I get to Universe Repository of Ubuntu software as mentioned in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I am installing 12.04 Ubuntu. Please help.
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My Rhythmbox plugin can't meet the Ubuntu Software Center “my-app” requirements

At http://developer.ubuntu.com/publish/my-apps-packages/ the following technical requirements are cited: Technical requirements In order for your application to be distributed in the Software ...
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“Package dependencies cannot be resolved” when installing OpenJDK Runtime

When I try to install "OpenJDK Java 7 Runtime" from the Software Centre, this happens: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software ...
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Update fails after checking all settings for system updates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Failed to download repository information due to missing CDROM W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin - Release i386 ...
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how can i make ubuntu software center offer 32-bit packages

I am developing a 3D game/graphics/simulation engine on 64-bit ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The 64-bit version of my application compiles, links and executes just fine. However, I cannot build a 32-bit version ...
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Problem with executing dssp (secondary structure assignment)

I followed a previous post to install dssp on ubuntu How to install dssp (secondary structure assignments) under 12.04? After the installation I tried to execute dssp which was in ...
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Open with Ubuntu Software Center in kde

I bought the humble bundle pack and how can i open it with Software-center? I normally use Software-center. When i click on "Download for ubuntu" i get this ↓ and when i click on "Launch ...
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Update Manager reports a “404 - Failed to fetch” for a deb file

Update Manager is reporting this error: Failed to fetch us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/software-center/software-center_5.2.2_all.deb 404 Not Found I checked and my Internet connection is ...
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How do I install Amnesia?

I downloaded the game Amnesia in the Ubuntu Software Center, it passed 2 hours for install it and i resolved to canceled it, and tried to uninstall it but with no luck, the game stayed there after 2 ...
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Do I buy a game twice if I bought it from humblebundle.com?

I bought a series of games on humblebundle.com, and I decided to install them on ubuntu software center. I am wondering if I also paid for the games on software center, since it said 'loading payment ...
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“ImportError: No module named Peppermint” after installing Ice from Peppermint

Software Center is not opening since I installed "Ice" software (used in Peppermint OS) from ppa:kendalltweaver/peppermint and i keep getting this error - $ software-center ...
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Installed program again in the “available to install” list

I have installed MySQL server and client from Ubuntu software centre. When I search for them from the dash home, they are listed under "Apps available for download" section. (If I search and find ...
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List of bought applications in Ubuntu Software Center or login.ubuntu.com

I am trying to google out where can I find list of applications that I have bought in Ubuntu Software Center or login.ubuntu.com or some other place. is there a way to track them somehow? Thanks for ...
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Ubuntu Software Center does not proceed from applying changes

I have a problem with Ubuntu software center. It is "Searching" and "applying changes" for long period of time. I tired to cancel by clicking cross(X) mark. However, it is now stuck at "cancelling". ...
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Software Center gives me an “Error scanning the CD: Could not find a suitable CD”

I am getting the "Could not find a suitable CD" error every time I open Software Sources in order to add a PPA. A picture can be found below: How do I solve this problem? I am using Ubuntu 12.04
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I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I am recieving error message when trying to update software. Can i fix this?

I am receiving this message when trying to update:- failed to fetch http://gb.archive.abuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/software-center/software-center_5.2.2.1_all.deb 404 not found My Internet ...
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How do I replace the following missing files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I figure out what package something is in without resorting to Google? I am getting the following errors with software center file does not exist: ...
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having problems with update manager

I'm trying to update my Ubuntu system, but cannot do anything with the Update Manager. It loads up 3/4 of the way and then says: Could not initialize the package information An unresolvable problem ...
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How do I return a purchase from the Ubuntu Software Centre?

I purchased Amnesia (game) from the Ubuntu Software Centre. It crashes on startup every time and I therefore want to return it for a refund. I can't find a way of doing so through the USC and, ...
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Does the Software Center log installations?

Does the Ubuntu Software Center keep a log of everything it has installed? So I could just parse this log to convert it into a script full of 'sudo apt-get instals' or something. And then the next ...
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Software Center is stuck for Dropbox “applying changes” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dropbox install stuck at 99%, how do I fix it? (and any dpkg errors) I wanted to download and install Dropbox, but it has been stuck "applying changes" for almost an ...
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Software Center doesn't show files installed

When I install a program in the Software Center that happens to install a menu option, it is discoverable through the menu, but if it is a package that is documentation, or command-line only, there is ...
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Why do some commercial apps have a section called 'also requires' and free apps don't?

In the Ubuntu Software Center paid (commercial) applications get a section called 'Also requires' which is quite neat. Why don't the free applications get this feature? For example Amnesia: The Dark ...
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Which version of OpenMP implements gcc 4.5?

I am using Ubuntu 11.04. I have installed the compiler gcc 4.5 by using the command sudo apt-get install gcc 4.5 in terminal. Now I need the command to enable OpenMP. Is it gcc -fopenmp foo.c ? ...
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How long to wait before Humble Bundle games appear in Software Centre?

At software-center.ubuntu.com it says Thank you for downloading your Humble Bundle games from the Ubuntu Software Center Notes: As these games have been recently added to Ubuntu Software ...
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Does the Software Centre provide a DRM/licensing scheme?

Does Ubuntu's Software Centre include a DRM/licensing mechanism so that applications can only be installed and run by the people who purchase them? I'm thinking of something similar to Apple's where ...
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How can I deploy 32 and 64 bit versions of my application in the Ubuntu's Software Center under a single entry?

I don't know how or don't see the option to have 32-bit and a 64-bit version of my application under the same entry in the Ubuntu's Software Center, and .deb packages cannot contain multiple ...
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apt-get fails to upgrade, install, remove etc

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04, had no issues that I noticed. Recently tried to install something via software center, but it was throwing errors. Changed to trying to sudo apt-get install instead but ...
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Can't install Gvim

I've installed Gvim and synaptic package manager on 12.04, Gvim had a warning each time I ran it from terminal. So I removed it and tried to install again but came with the following error from ...
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Ubuntu Software Center closes seconds after started? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening Ubuntu software center closed after 1 second after i opened it. this is what i get when i open it with terminal jeggy@localhost:~$ ...
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Promoting an app in the Ubuntu Software Center through a ratings and reviews API

As an app author, I would like to promote my app in Ubuntu. One nice way to do it is to encourage users to submit their reviews and ratings to the Software Center. It would be really cool if I could ...
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Login broken for Software Center recommendations

I tried to turn on recommendations for Ubuntu Software Center. It asked me for a username and password, so I tried entering what I thought was my Ubuntu One login. Now it seems to silently fail ...
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Changing Wallpaper on 12.04 Login Screen

I'm using this link but seems to be not working on 12.04, here's the Terminal message below: Are there other softwares/tips for changing the login screen? I'm also using link but seems outdated. ...
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Error while opening Software Center and Update Manager in Xubuntu

Using Xubuntu 12. I can't open either the Software Center or Update Manager. I'm a complete novice! I get the following error: Failed to execute command "/usr/bin/software-center %u". Failed to ...
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Why can I install only one software at a time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why the software center doesn't allow multiple downloads? I have seen that in Ubuntu Software Center or even when sudo apt-get install is issued,only one package ...
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download and update impossible.

I use the update center and the Ubuntu software center, they worked fine until I installed an update and then I hit "Check" in the update manager and it goes through in 2 seconds and says all ...
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Lord of Ultima and Bit trip runner not available in Muon Software Centre

Most of the basic apps are found in the Muon Software Centre in Kubuntu. However, I cannot find either 'Lord of Ultima' or 'Bit trip runner', although I see them available in the Ubuntu Software ...
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MySQL Workbench will not open on my Ubuntu 12.04

I have install mysql-workbench version 5.2.38+dfsg-3 via Ubuntu Software Center on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop for some week ago, This work fine until now! Now when I press in the mysql-workbench icon ...
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

Whenever I try to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center, the following error appears. Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. E:Unable to ...