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Error 416 Request Range Not Satisfable

I have a problem with the installation of packages through Ubuntu Software Center, or, in general, through apt. I installed CNTLM to configure the proxy authentication that i use to connect to the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Proxy with password

The Ubuntu PC is behind a proxy server that requires a password. On Windows it automatically uses windows authentication (e.g. with Internet Explorer), or enter it manually (e.g. Avast). I did a ...
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Is there an alternative to installing Ruby Version Manager (RVM) from repository in Ubuntu Software Center?

I generally avoid the hosted Ruby repos and install RVM manually but I notice there's an RVM repo in Ubuntu Software Center now. Has anyone used it? Would I be better off continuing to install RVM ...
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How do I deal with “unauthenticated sources” errors in the Software Center?

Any install that I'm trying through the Software Center is telling me: Requires installation of untrusted packages: The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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How to disable/hide paid apps from Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to remove the commercial programs section from the Software Center? Is there a way to disable or hide paid apps from Ubuntu Software Center (Ubuntu ...
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Unable to install applications in Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

I try to install apps on software center and nothing happens it does'nt ask me to enter my password or anything when i click install it so annoying > <
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Who to contact about an outdated application in the Software center?

Sometimes applications in the Software Center are outdated and several years old. For instance the version of QtGain is several years old. Who should I contact to report this?
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Are there plans for a web Interface for Ubuntu Software Centre

Most Operating Systems that have a "App Store" native application also have a Web version of their app store where applications can be added to a wish list, purchased and/or downloaded. I think it ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Missing and cannot install? [closed]

My ubuntu was remove ubuntu software center because i want to reinstall again.but i used terminal...i cannot to install ubuntu software center.. :~$ sudo apt-get install software-center Reading ...
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How to know that an app uses which proxy settings

There are applications which don't work over proxy. Last time I tried Software Center did not work. update-manager also has issues connecting to proxy though there is a workaround. How do I find out ...
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Why are some applications so hard to find in the Ubuntu Software Centre?

Some applications don't pop up in the search even when you type in their name. Take for instance Sushi. When you type in "sushi" into the search box, it fails to throw up the application. Only when ...
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Where is search on Ubuntu Software Center?

It seems to have disappeared. The menu Edit/Search doesn't work, either. I've filed a launchpad bug-report.
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How do I lock a package in the Software Centre?

I know that you can lock a package using the command line and synaptic - is there a way to do so using the Software Centre?
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How can I contact the developers to ask to upload new software in the USC?

BZFlag is a free, open source, online multiplayer video game. Now the problem is: In the BZFlag website under the section download, http://bzflag.org/ you can download the windows .exe and the source ...
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How can I enable the Software Centre to also install recommended packages?

How can I enable Ubuntu Software Centre to also install recommended packages? Currently, it seems just to install the software I selected whcih sometimes does not work without recommended software.
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Why do packages fail to install from command line

Every once in a while I can't install packages in Ubuntu 11.04. I'll try to run the software center and it and it will pop up then disappear. If I call it from the command line it says it seg-faults. ...
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Program Installer Not Detecting Internet

Hello I am trying to install a program through the Ubuntu Software Center. Every time I click install I get a Message stating "failed to download package files, check your Internet connection". I ...
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Help with Chainz Galaxy

I just bought Chainz Galaxy from USC, but it does not work. I tried to contact MumboJumbo support, but they didn't help me at all... Thanks in advance Here's the output when I run it from the ...
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How to install an app via Ubuntu Software Center AND visualize those commands in terminal?

I just dipped my toes into Linux, and as obvious as it should be, I am starting with Ubuntu as it makes life easier for starters. I believe, the best way to get a grip over command line is to use it ...
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Software Center stuck on loading screen

Ive just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and updated it. When I run Software Center it just sits at the loading screen forever. Software center did work before I added the canonical-partners source.
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How to I fix software center after installing the Linux Mint MATE desktop?

I installed the MATE desktop using this manual but now i can't open my Ubuntu Software Center and can't open the settings from the update manager. I removed mate desktop but it doesn't fix the ...
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Packages don't show up after adding ppa

I added ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa/firefox-aurora/ubuntu oneiric and ppa:banshee-team/ppa/ubuntu oneiric to my software sources, then did apt-get update. However, after selecting their specific ...
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Is there a way to install i386 packages w/ it's i386 dependencies?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit and I wish to install the CAD application DraftSight, which as of now only come in a 32-bit .deb file. I have installed this with some success before, but since 11.10 ...
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“'/usr/share/app-install/desktop/software-center.menu': Not a directory” error when trying to reinstall the software center

I was having some problem with Software center. So tried to reinstall it. But While removing it give me an error. (Reading database ... 150986 files and directories currently installed.) Removing ...
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Can't find g++ in Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 and I tried to install g++. Unfortunately I did not find it in the Software Center. In the sources list the boxes for universe and main are checked. Any ...
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Install button in the software center is grayed out when trying to install .debs without an internet connection [closed]

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 from a usb stick. After installation, none of the software which I had collected and run on 11.10 or 11.04 runs on it. Even my newly downloaded opera or chrome ...
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Ubuntu Software Center does not allow changes to software sources

The checkboxes that appear to be changeable under the Edit / Software Sources dialog box cannot be changed. I click on them and they just turn gray and stay at their current setting. Update: When I ...
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How does Canonical report and transfer Software Center sales money to app developers?

I would like to clarify some details of the derivation earned from the sale of application money. If I understood correctly, at the end of each quarter you will send us email to report the amount of ...
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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? [duplicate]

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 ...