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How to play MP3 files using Rhythmbox? [duplicate]

Yesterday I just installed the Ubuntu 12.04 for the first time, the problem is that I can't play and of the MP3 files that I have. I get this error: Required plugin could not be found Python ...
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Have applications which appear in the featured banner in the Software Centre paid to be advertised there?

When looking at the Ubuntu Software Centre I was wondering whether the banner at the top (which contains featured applications) contains paid for advertising, or whether they are just recommendations ...
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Installation Size Enlightenment

Looking here, why does the "Installation Size:" differ? What differs an Installation Size of 10GB to 30GB?
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Ubuntu Software Centre - Confusion with Installing Software - Adobe Flash Problems - 12.04

I am a newcomer to Ubuntu 12.04, and I've encountered some problems or confusion with using the OS, particularly with Ubuntu Software Center (which was one of the reasons I got Ubuntu Linux). When I ...
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Can't install anything in Software Center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system and I can't install anything from the software center. When I click the install button nothing ...
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Ubuntu Software Center hangs when installing software while other software is queued

When installing software via Software Center I have no problems if there is no queue. If anything is queued up, however, any installing software hangs at applying changes. Any thoughts on this? I ...
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Access Windows 7 Files from Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to Ubuntu, so can any of you give me a guide of how I can access my windows 7 files from my Ubuntu 12. I installed it using Wubi. Looked around everywhere but failed.
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How to install Synaptic Package Manager?

I tried to install Synaptic Package Manager but I get the following error message: Package dependencies cannot be resolved. This error could be caused by required additional software packages which ...
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I cannot find some the software I want in Ubuntu Software Center

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my PC (Fresh) I tried to install some software I wanted from Ubuntu Software Center but some of them were not found. It shows this error: "There isn’t a software ...
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Unable to update/ install any files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update Just now I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my Lenovo G570 laptop. First I got an error at the time of ...
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Install software with 12.04

Just freshly installed from 12.04 after using 11.04 and dist-upgrading to 11.10 a few months back, figured a fresh installation was due. First thing I noticed is that synaptic is no longer installed ...
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Editing reviews fails in Software Center [closed]

I am on 12.04.I would like edit a review I wrote before about UCK in Software Center but it fails when I click modify with "error to communicate with the server". My Internet works well.It frustrates ...
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Why isn't Fluendo software showing up in 12.04 for purchase?

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 (32 Bit) and I have noticed that none of the previous software available for purchase from Fluendo is available. Does anyone know why? While trying to find a ...
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Why is the Purchase Section in Software Center empty?

The "For Purchase" section in the USC is empty. Why?
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How to hide one particular software from appearing in the Software Center & Dash

You may think that dosn't matter, but I realy want to use Ubuntu 12.04 without this program, Pornview, in Software center for personal reasons. Thus my question is, how do I hide a particular piece ...
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Turn off Software Center putting apps in Dock automatically

In 11.10, when I installed a desktop app it had a check box in the Software Center entry for that app to install it to the Dock right away. Sometimes I did, sometimes I didn't, depending on how much ...
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software-center painfully slow ubuntu 12.04

One week ago, I had only ubuntu 12.04 on my machine, I was exited of the improved speed of the software-center. But yesterday, I erase ubuntu and after fresh install of windows 7, I install ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and VM

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system after 20 years of windows. I also installed it on a virtual machine. I have noticed that Ubuntu restricted extras in the regular system are different from ...
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Why does installing Wine in 12.04 from regular repo require removing non-related packages?

I've a fresh install of 12.04 64bit and have had only a few issues so far, all of them minor, until now that is. In order to install WINE the software center is telling me I need to remove all of the ...
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How to fix “something wicked happened” in Software Center?

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04. Whenever I try to download a new app from the Ubuntu Software Center, it says: Requires unauthenticated packages It then gives me an option to "Repair". ...
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Ubuntu Software Center 12.04 does not install software

I am new to Ubuntu, and I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a computer. I am using an automatic proxy server. When I select a software package to install and input my password, the progress icon ...
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Software Center empty “No usefulness from server” “no username in config file”

I upgraded to 12.04 LTS and ran Software Center while a few things were running, and crashed. (2 GB RAM on a Netbook.) On reboot, Ubuntu One interface would not find any programs, neither installed ...
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How can I update Ubuntu offline without using Synaptic or Keryx?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 at my home and have good internet connection and my system works fine. One of my friend is having small office and he is thinking to switch from Windows to Ubuntu 11.10 or above. ...
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ubuntu software center not opening [closed]

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 by completely removing windows. Now i am unable to open ubuntu software center . however i am able to see the icon on my desktop. suppose i can open the software ...
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How do I fix a “E: impossible to read the sources list.” error?

I've upgraded my system from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 yesterday and it gave such serious problems that I had to format the partition and re-install the OS from scratch this morning. Now, I fixed all the ...
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How to refresh the software sources in Ubuntu Software Center?

I have added a PPA repository to my fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 with the Software sources menu item in the Ubuntu Software Center (USC). The problem is that the new repository is not ...
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Skype not showing up in Software Center after installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Skype? I installed Skype on 12.04 with the Software Center on my 64-bit machine after an upgrade from 11.10. I find Skype in the dash and Skype starts ...
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any software and ubuntu can't conect to internet (i leave my output, but in portuguese…)

This is what happens when i do "sudo apt-get update"... :s and it is NOT the temporary error, as far as I understood...i tried everything... Algo estranho aconteceu ao resolver 'proxy.e-u:8080' (-5 - ...
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Does programs installed through software-center get updated? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will applications in the software center receive updates of new versions? Is "every and all" installed applications/programs once installed through Ubuntu Software ...
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Applications Won't Install Due To Failed Previous Install

An application that never finished installing is preventing me from getting new applications and i can't seem to fix this. How do i fix my issue? Please note that I cannot install via either the ...
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Software centre Not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update I am a new user of Ubuntu and have been having problems with the software centre. It closes when I ...
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Where is my software center? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center has disappeared I'm an Ubuntu newbie. Have already used software cenetr to install a few stuff, but this week I went looking for it and can't find the ...
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Default font size

So I downloaded Advanced Settings from the Ubuntu Software center and I was playing around with the font sizes when it lagged and it got stuck at the largest font size. So, I can't open any programs ...
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/etc/apt/apt.conf gets cleared every time I change proxy settings under settings->network->Network proxy

I use a proxy server settings at work but when i get home, my network connection uses no proxy settings. every time i get home and use the proxy settings under settings->networks->Network Proxy to ...
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Flash player won't start after Ubuntu update

very new on Linux as well on Ubuntu. I have install in my PC the Ubuntu 11.10 and after a regular Ubuntu update, the Flash player cannot start. I have uninstall the Flash player several times to ...
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Who decides what category the software in the Ubuntu Software Centre is filed under, and who can we report errors to?

I noticed when browsing through the Ubuntu Software Centre that some programs seem to be placed in the wrong categories, for example Pinta, an image editor, appears under Developer Tools (instead of ...
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Why are Luciole's and StopMotion's screenshots inverted in Ubuntu Software Center? [closed]

Using 12.04 beta and navigating in the Ubuntu Software Center, I noticed that Luciole has StopMotion's screenshot, and StopMotion has Luciole's screenshot. However, on screenshots.debian.net, it ...
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How to change the icon size and default behaviour of Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 11.10?

Im having a peculiar problem with Ubuntu Software Center. See this Image. It will explain you the problem.
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Is it possible to set a download limit in the Ubuntu Software Center?

Is it possible to set a download limit in the Ubuntu Software Center? Also, is there is a way to download applications installation files for offline use?
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When do I need submit my software by in order to be in the software center for 12.04?

I am working on developing a program and want to put it in the software center when I am finished. Do I have to upload the program to developer.ubuntu before the release of 12.04 if I want it to be in ...
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Software center [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening Hi I am a newbie and have the following problem, any help would be greatly appreciated The software center is opening with a blank screen ...
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Compiling software in Ubuntu 10.10 and creating working shortcuts through sub-menus

A few subjects that I've found considerable lack of documentation on is the downloading of software outside of each distro's respective package manager, compiling it, and executing a working program ...
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Unable to remove the lock by normal means

I've been installing ubuntu restricted extras via the software center. Everything was going well at first, but then the installation process froze on 'applying changes' stage. I've had this in the ...
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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 ...