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Is the software center safe? [duplicate]

Is there anyway someone could get some sort of malware onto the Ubuntu Software Center? Or is it all checked thoroughly before being added to the official repositories?
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Ubuntu Software Center additional software plug-ins, official or third-party?

When getting software from the Ubuntu Software Center I often see that it says "Optional add-ons", like for instance here for rkhunter these are the Optional Add-ons it displays: Are these optional ...
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Why can't I launch Deepin Software Center (on Ubuntu)?

I installed DSC from a PPA but when I click on its icon nothing happens! I cant lunch it. I've also tried from terminal with this command: deepin-software-center but it gives me this error: ...
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problem with software center 12.04

I have been using 12.04 in dell vostro since a year. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have ...
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software updater crash [duplicate]

A "no-entrance" sign is displayed on the top-right side of the monitor. Here are some of the commands I've given an answers gianni@packard:~$ software center WARNING:root:could not open file ...
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Software center (beginner question) [duplicate]

Im new to Ubuntu... I just installed it on my old computer and I wanted to start by installing some with Software center. But when I get the message "Available from the "universe" source" and click ...
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Software Updater & Software Center not working

Running the update command gives this error message. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type ...
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Software Updater not detecting all upgrades [duplicate]

This happens every so often, I run this command in Terminal (after running sudo apt-get update): sudo apt-get upgrade And I get an output such as (this is what I got today): Reading package ...
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Why is a lot of software missing in my software center?

When I get to software center it shows I can't install preload and others claiming I have no package for that software. Why is that and did I break something? I installed Xubuntu over Ubuntu ...
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Can't ls in /etc directory and more

I am using 14.04, I recently did an update with the software updater and things went wrong. Not sure what however, I just kept running it until it said that things were up to date. Now things are ...
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Software Center crashes on startup - Tried the obvious

Title says it. If I run from the Terminal I get: :~$ software-center 2015-02-04 22:12:05,131 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-04 22:12:05,358 - ...
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deploy Ubuntu 12.04 in computer center [duplicate]

I need to install Ubuntu 12.04.5 in a computer center, it is necessary to install as a dual boot, most of them are windows 8, my question is: is there anyway to accomplish the installation using an ...
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Can't buy via Software Centre [closed]

I can't buy anything via software centre, all I get is this message: Bad bot, go away! Request aborted. Please help me.
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Synaptics Package manager and Software Manager crash

Hello when I try to open Synaptic Package Manager in Ubuntu 14.10 this error message appears: E: Type ‘apt-get’ is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list E: The ...
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Ubuntu Software Center crashes with error

I had a previous problem reportedhere>> with dpkg and debhelper. I followed a previous answer here>> which solved my problem, but now a new one appeared. When trying to run Ubuntu Software Center, ...
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Updating through apt-get in terminal versus the Software Center

There have been several times in my memory that I will be prompted via the Software Center GUI to download system and application updates. It tells me the size of the total updates that will be ...
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Software center won't open,14.04

This problem began when I used the One Click Download for Moonlight from Mono. There is an error in the source list, line 2. I tried to update, same results. I tried deleting the line, the error moves ...
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installing Torque-4.2.6.1 in the workstation (both in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, with 8 nodes and 64 cores)

cd /software tar -xzvf torque-4.2.6.1.tar.gz cd /software/torque-4.2.6.1/ ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/torque make sudo make install (it is totally fine with this step) sudo vi /etc/profile Add ...
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Problem trying to install new software on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When trying to install any new software on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I get this error: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/m/mesa/libgl1-mesa-glx_10.1.3-0ubuntu0.2_i386.deb 404 Not ...
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How to do “SUDO UPDATE and SUDO UPGRADE” without errors (NEWBIE) [duplicate]

Just check out the file attached to this link http://1drv.ms/1yQpeTH to understand the situation
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Ubuntu Software Center Problem in 14.04

I previously had 12.04 and it was working fine ever since I upgrade to 14.04 everything has been messing up I can't even download anything from Ubuntu Software Center. It says I don't have permission. ...
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Problems with Software Center and Terminal

Here's the problem. When I open Software Center it's black and closes after few seconds, can't do anything. And the problem with the terminal: sandro@sandro-E6224:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] ...
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Software Update: This requires installing packages from unauthenticated sources

When trying to install packages through the software updater on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I get following error: It's about these packages: I have selected following settings from where to install ...
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Software Updater not starting up

So my original problem was that I couldn't get the ubuntu software centre to startup, it would just freeze for a while loading and then would crash. So i tried to remove USC : Successfully When I ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Software Center to stop trying to download a package on startup?

I downloaded some things (Wine was in there) to try and get Flash working (or Flash working for DRM stuff) based on directions I read on a website. It seemed to work (at least I can watch video from ...
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I am having trouble fetching much needed updates

I am trying to figure out why my OS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is having trouble fetching much needed updates? I live in Hawaii and there fore use the Hawaiian Mirror here as my source. I'm searching and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 software update causes system failure and messed up graphics

I allowed the software updater on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to update various software packages today (1/25/2014). A reset was requested. I reset my machine and it now comes up with messed up ...
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Amarok does not run!

I'm using Ubuntu 14.0.1 and downloaded Amarok from software center. It installed correctly but when I launch it says updating system configuration in a loop. Please Help Me Out!
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Cannot install new software

Whenever I try to install new software, I get this error message "New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this ...
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Do I have to remove nvidia drivers to install software?

Whenever I try to install apps in the software center I see a popup like this: It says my nvidia drivers will be removed, I don't know if this is ok, how can I fix this problem so that I can install ...
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How to install programs into user directory without sudo

I mean how to install programs from repos into the user directory without sudo? There are two ways (and even more) of installing software: from repos and from the software developer's website ...
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Unable to download wine with software center or terminal

I'm trying to download wine 1.7 with the software center and terminal, 3 MB remained of download progress , but when i want to continue the download , it gives me a 404 error. i rebooted the system ...
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APT way to get Adobe Flash Player latest version for Linux not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.10 and I am trying to get the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Linux (which apparently is 11.2), I am selecting the option for APT for Ubuntu 10.04+ here: But when I ...
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Wrongly installed google chrome 32-bit version, what can I do now?

I downloaded google chrome 32-bit version deb file and then use ubuntu software center (following How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04?) but it doesnt work then I noticed that I made a ...
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Error trying to install wine in Ubuntu 14.10: missing or conflicting packages

I already tried to install it with the terminal as well as with the ubuntu-software-center, but I always get this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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I can't install programs on ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

Ive been trying to install wine, and many other programs. I am a NOOB at this, so I looked it up and got help from this thread My ubuntu software center won't download any programs! What can I do? ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 problema “Verifique sua conexão com a internet” ao tentar instalar um programa [duplicate]

Ao tentar instalar algum programa via Central de Programas do Ubuntu, você se depara com a mensagem “Verifique sua conexão com a internet”, e estou sim conectada. Encontrei um artigo online e digitei ...
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sudo apt-get update isn't working on my newly installed ChrUbuntu [duplicate]

I'm using ChrUbuntu 14.10 that I just installed and when I type sudo apt-get update into the terminal it gives me Fetched 1012 kB in 21s (46.4 kB/s) ...
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Software Center crashes every time, even after reinstallation

So my Ubuntu Software Center has been crashing every time I run it. I've tried many attempts to remove it and reinstall it using sudo apt-get, but I have had no success getting it to work. I've even ...
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How I can fix terminal and software center on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

When type this command sudo apt-get update then showing me error and Ubuntu software center can't access via Internet, How can I fix this error ? Err http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty-backports ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crashing

I recently installed an upgrade for Ubuntu, however due to a mis-click, I accidentally aborted the update installation in between. Since then my software center has stopped working. It just keeps on ...
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Open geosuite problem

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 12.04. When I was installing open geosuite I faced this problem. I cannot remove or install others software. It said the the package is broken. For example, I have ...
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Don't Know How To Install Softwares In Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want To Know How To Download And Install Software. I Know that I can download software from Ubuntu software center, but there are a lot of software that are not available in Ubuntu Software Center. ...
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Apt-get failed to update on 12.10 [duplicate]

When running a software update, I got a message telling me that either my network connections aren't working anymore, or that Failed to download repository information. I already tried restarting my ...
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software center and update icon disappeared [duplicate]

When I am trying to reinstall the software center the following message is coming. Command run: sudo apt-get install software-center output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and Synaptic Package Manager not responding [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Whenever I open Ubuntu Software Center it closes automatically. When I run update by, sudo apt-get update after the system reads the downloaded package lists, it shows ...
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not able to install the software sources listed in Ubuntu software center

When I tried to use sources codes listed in the "Ubuntu software center", does not show any progress and after some time the source disappears from the progress menu
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Is uninstalling via software center the equivalent of “apt-get purge”? [duplicate]

Is uninstalling via software center the equivalent of apt-get purge? Or perhaps it is apt-get remove?
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I tried to install playonlinux and after that I had trouble opening Ubuntu software center and updates manager i can't open it

This is what update manager shows me when I open it: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...