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How to uninstall Ubuntu Software Center in 11.10? [duplicate]

I am trying to uninstall software center for ubuntu oneric using the command sudo apt-get remove software center and get this as result Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Package created with quickly is of bad quality [closed]

I followed the tutorial and everything works except for the fact that apparently some information in the package is missing. Do you know how I can fix this using quickly or manually?
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Can I create an installer for a proprietary game?

Neverwinter Nights is a game by Bioware. They have released a Linux version which is inconvenient to install. It's nothing more than copying stuff around but it can be messed up. The game files can be ...
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Slow installation of applications in Ubuntu Software Center?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 desktop and I am in the process of learning. I want to install some applications from the Ubuntu Software Center, but the installation process is quite long and slow. ...
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How do I “Reload” Ubuntu Software Center?

using Ubuntu Software Center in 11.10 seems to be impossible to reload. For example, when I go to Software Sources and activate the Universe repo, USC does not automatically reload and so activate the ...
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Update Manager fails to check for updates

The Update Manager is giving me a problem. Each time I hit the Check for updates button, I get the following error: W:Failed to fetch ...
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How to launch bugzilla after installation?

I have installed Bugzilla 3 through the software center. After a successful result, what is the next step? I can't see an installation directory anywhere. I tried: http://localhost/bugzilla ...
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New to Ubuntu but have two problems

I have just installed Ubuntu and I am very pleased, however I have two problems: I don't have Unity so ran the test and I have been told: Not software rendered: no GLX texture from pixmap: no Unity ...
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Why the software center doesn't allow multiple downloads?

I was wondering why the software center doesn't download all the requested apps and install one by one as they finish to download. Or instead why the software center doesn't download an app while the ...
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Trying to install Eclipse or Codeblock

I am new to using Ubuntu, and so in need of some help getting my development box up and running. I am trying to develop C++ code, but when I try to install CodeBlock IDE or Eclipse indigo, I run into ...
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Downloading through Ubuntu Software Center gives an error

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and downloading with the Ubuntu Software Center gives an error (There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon). I haven't done anything weird, did not try to install Wine ...
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Are there any plans to add paid software support to Kubuntu's Muon Software Center?

I was wondering if there are plans to add support for purchases in Muon Software Center just like there is in Ubuntu Software Center? That would be handy, and as Muon developer is part of Kubuntu ...
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Can't add medibuntu to the software center [closed]

I am trying to add the medibuntu repository to show in the ubuntu software center. I am running ubuntu 11.04 and I followed the instructions here. But still I am unable to see the medibuntu ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not recognising my network connection

I have installed Oneiric Beta on my laptop. As my Mobile Broadband refused to connect to Internet through network manager I'm now using wvdial to connect. Hence the network manager shows I'm not ...
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not able to download anything on software center [closed]

i started with ubuntu just about 3-4 hours ago. I did only install it for some software-developement purposes (ruby, phyton, perl, etc.). When i'm going to get any kind of applications over the ...
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Overlapping text in Software Center [closed]

As can be seen from the image, some text gets overlapped in the Description field of the software. Has anyone else experienced this? Should I report a bug against software-center?
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Installing Google Earth from the software store [closed]

I'm new to Linux. How come I can just install Google Earth with one click through software center on Linux Mint, but I have to jump through hoops with Ubuntu?
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How can I logout of and then log back into Ubuntu Software Center?

I bought an app and then later couldn't remember my password and the reset option didn't work so I ended up creating a second account. (Guess that was dumb of me.) Anyway, is there a way I can log out ...
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Can I update the Software Center to 4.0?

Is it possible to update the Ubuntu software center in maverick to 4.0 ? I have tried adding deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ natty main to software sources but installation failed (lot's of ...
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Can I review programs that are from PPA's?

After a tip from OMG!Ubuntu! I added a PPA and installed a programme. I'm very happy with the programme and would like to review it in the Software Centre. Unfortunately, I get the message 'Failed to ...
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Cannot install any software from the Software Center due to ttf-mscorefonts-installer package error

When I try to install any software from ubuntu software center it comes with error: An unhandled error occured There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon. This is the software that allows you ...
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without using any tool, can one download any package from internet

Without using software Center and apt-get, How can one download a package like ghdl, gsharp. Are there any pool in which one can find all things?
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Why the old packages are still available in the official software center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't Ubuntu using the latest versions of some applications? Netbeans IDE is still 6.9 in ubuntu center, but the current version is 7.0.1 Eclipse IDE is still ...
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How does Software Center determine what is a “technical item” and what isn't?

I'm a total newb to packaging, but I managed to get a PPA set up and working. But when I look for my software in Ubuntu Software Center, it will only show up after clicking "Show _ technical items". ...
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update-alternatives: error: alternative path /lib/plymouth/themes/MIB-Ubuntu/MIB-Ubuntu.plymouth doesn't exist

When I try to download some software from Ubuntu center or from Synaptic, I get package operation failed... How to fix this? edit: I tried to install this game: This is the details from the ...
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Why aren't my PPA's showing up in the Ubuntu Software Center?

When I add a PPA via Software Sources it normally would show up in the Ubuntu Software Center shortly after. But lately it seems that any PPA I add either won't show up, or takes days to. Does anyone ...
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installing programs from the bash script

I wish to install a large number of programs from the software center on all my 8 machines. Installing each program individually would be time consuming so I decided to write a bash script for ...
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Can't play Steel Storm, Burning Retribution

I've bougth Steel Storm, Burning Retribution in the Software Center, and every time I run it shows the following message: You have reached this menu due to missing or unlocable content/data You may ...
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Software Update Center gone grey

My SUC is grey, I see nothing but a grey screen. lsb_release -rd Description: Ubuntu 11.04 Release: 11.04 sudo apt-cache policy software-center software-center: Installed: 4.0.4 ...
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Help! I broke apt-get with partial install of ubuntu-restricted-extras [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot install any software from the Software Center due to ttf-mscorefonts-installer package error I was trying to install ubuntu-restricted-extras from the command ...
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How to reinstall many removed packages at once?

I used sudo apt-get remove python command and accidently removed a bunch of packages that were required. I logged in via command line and installed ubuntu-desktop again but there are other packages ...
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Where is the java library class files located in file system

I have installed Netbeans 6.9 just by one click thru Ubuntu Software Center. It didn't ask me for JDK installation folder during installation. It works. I want to check CLASSPATH variable just for ...
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How do I install the newest version of the Software Center in 10.10?

I was wondering if there was a way to upgrade the Ubuntu Software Center without upgrading from 10.04 to 10.10. I am content with 10.04 and have no wish to upgrade. However the new features of the ...
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How i get all the software in Ubuntu software download?

How i get all the software in Ubuntu software download ? there is a txt list or a website with categorize that i can navigate easily and see all the applications that is in Ubuntu download software ? ...
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Are the programs in Ubuntu Software Center spy-ware free?

In Ubuntu Software center there are different sections for programs Provided by Ubuntu Canonical Partners For purchase I know all of these are open-source; but is there any validation process ...
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Lot of debconf windows [closed]

When I install a program from the software manager, I have a lot of blank debconf windows opening then disappearing. Is this normal behaviour or should I report a bug ?
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Software Center disappeared and system settings does not work

I was cleaning up software in Software Center that I no longer use and after uninstalling one package the Software Center disappeared - as well as the System Configuration tools, how can I restore the ...
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any reason Ubuntu Software Center does not accept paypal?

Recently the game braid was released for ubuntu in the ubuntu software center. however, it seems they don't take payments from paypal yet. Is there a political reason for this, or a technical one?
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How to install gfortran?

I installed sage on ubuntu but nothing on the command line executes. The relevant portion in the long error message is: ImportError: libgfortran.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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How to remove the “For Purchase” section from the Software Center?

The Software Center has a section of For Purchase programs —see screenshot below—, which is annonying me every time I want to install something. Is there any way to remove or hide these ...
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Update Manager/Ubuntu Software Centre not working

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit version. Nothing happens when hitting "Install Updates" button in Update Manager, except for the mouse cursor shortly (<1 second) displaying the wait icon. I can ...
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Can I get the Ubuntu Software center in KDE?

Is there a way to get the Ubuntu Software Center on Kubuntu?
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Ubuntu Software Center does not start on 10.10, Cannot upgrade to 11.04

Softwre center does not start on my 10.10.It used to work before. I noticed this recently. On clicking Ubuntu Software center in the Applications menu, I can see the Starting Ubuntu Software center ...
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Ubuntu One stop syncing after Software Center logging in with another identity [closed]

I use U1 on Ubuntu 11.04 with no problems until today. For the first time, I used Software Center's rating function and give 5 stars to my favourite paint application. I need to login before doing ...
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Software center not loading software lists

I can open software center and the main page with a list of categories comes up but when i click on an icon or type anything into the search box the loading screen comes up and it just stays like ...
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How do I run fckeditor?

I installed fckeditor by using Ubuntu Software Center successfully. But i do not know how can i run it. How can i accomplish my goal if Ubuntu menu does dot contain any link which refers to it ? Where ...
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How can I sort packages by ratings / downloads in Ubuntu Software Centre?

I wanted to see which packages in certain category are most popular in order to try them. Is that possible to accomplish in Ubuntu Software Centre? I didn't see any sorting capabilities there, ...
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How can I rebrand Ubuntu Software Center

I'm making a custom remaster of ubuntu and I want to change the name of the Software Center. How can I do that?
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Ubuntu Software Center reviews in own language [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center: review in a different language Can I only see the reviews written in my language? This is immensely annoying, not a lot of Dutch speaking people write ...
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Is it possible to read/write software reviews in different languages?

Does anyone know if it possible to write/display a review in a different language than your own primary one in the Software Center?