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Ubuntu 16.04 software center doesn't have much apps

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 32bit. But when I opened its software store, it's not showing the apps I installed in Ubuntu 15.10 like Clementine, Gdebi package installer or synaptic package ...
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16.04 Software Centre not opening

I can open it from the terminal by typing software-center but the icon in the launcher does not do anything. I was wondering if someone knows how to fix it? It is a minor irritation however as I've ...
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New software centre won't run after 16.04 upgrade

The new "software centre" won't run after my upgrade to 16.04 last night. Trying it from the unity bar - nothing happens. I read that it should be running gnome's software manager. Trying from the ...
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Ubuntu software not showing any software

After installing 16.04, Ubuntu Software is always empty as shown in the screenshot. How can I fix this?
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...
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Error while updating

I am a new Ubuntu user running 14.04 LTS and I have a question that has been bugging me for 2 days. This is the error I get when I use $ sudo apt-get update: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.4 ...
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Gnome Software keyboard weirdness

In the new Gnome Software in 16.04, the keyboard is weird - whenever I type in the search bar, keys get pressed twice: I've tried disabling "Key presses repeat when key is held down" in Control ...
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Problem with .deb packages on Ubuntu 16.04

This bug has now been fixed upstream. An update has been issued. If you still cannot install, ensure you have updated fully, and then restart your computer. I am trying to install downloaded DEB ...
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Software Ubuntu Center is missing in Ubuntu 16

Software Ubuntu center is missing in Ubuntu 16.04 . Is there an alternative for packages management ? OR It is a return back to Synaptic ?
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Software does not work properly after upgrade to 16.04

The title says already everything. I upgraded without problems from 15.10 to 16.04 LTS, the icon for Ubuntu Software remained the same, if i open it i get the new GNOME version, but when i search for ...
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The new software center in Ubuntu 16.04 shows no application data found

This is the error I get when I open the software center. I've tried rebooting and running sudo apt-get update but I see no improvement. It worked earlier but I don't know what went wrong since then. I'...
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New “Ubuntu Software” not working (16.04)

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04, I tried to use the new software center that came along with it, but I found it to have a few issues. One, it didn't detect all the applications I had previously ...
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URL to Complete list of native- & web apps for Ubuntu tablet version on BQ M10

Where van I find the complete list of native- and web apps yhat operational on Ubuntu tablet (BQ M10 tablet)? I'm especially interested in professional graphical applications like Scribus, Inkscape, ...
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“Waiting to install” for ever - Ubuntu Software - 16.04

When I try to install .deb files with "Ubuntu Software", it keeps "Waiting to install" for ever.
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unable to install ubuntu14.04 software-center help

sudo apt-get install software-center [sudo] password for heisenber: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be ...
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trying to find installed programs [duplicate]

I am a new user. I have installed some programs e.g. gimp and cannot find them on my computer. There is no icon on the left side of the screen and I dont know where to look to open them.
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What is a “transitional dummy package”? What is it for? [duplicate]

Sometimes when installing software from the Ubuntu Software Center, I see a selection for a transitional dummy package as an option for a particular program. What is this for? What criteria do you use ...
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Why is dpkg -i faster than the ubuntu software center?

Why is using sudo dpkg -i package.deb to install deb packages faster than double clicking on the deb file and installing it through the software center? I have seen a very significant time gap ...
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Unable to download from software centre

I am unable to install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. After clicking on any application it just shows "available from the Universe source". What should I do to rectify it ? I am using ...
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Apps from Ubuntu Software Center don't update [duplicate]

Last year I installed FileZilla using Ubuntu Software Center (14.04). I noticed it hadn't upgraded in a while, and so I checked the Center, and sure enough, USC says Canonical does not provide updates....
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Help! I can't install anything because of subprocess error [SOLVED]

I don't know what happened but suddenly with no reason no apps and packages could get installed. When i want to install a package with sudo apt-get install <package> I get this error: mpiuser@...
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How do I install the newest version of glogg in Mythbuntu?

I am new to linux, so I apologize if this is a ridiculous question. My system: Mythbuntu 14.04 Xfce desktop I wanted a gui to view/tail/filter multiple log files and after a brief web search ...
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Dropbox fail in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried installing Dropbox in Ubuntu 12.04 in the computer that is provided by my university. I do not have root privileges. I tried to install it through Ubuntu Software Center. When I did a reboot ...
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Can't Install anything from Ubuntu Software Center in Ubuntu 15.10

I just recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10, and now I can't install any software from Ubuntu software center or Terminal. When I update, it is updating perfectly, but when I try to ...
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Software centre errors recover

Due to incomplete installation of a software, Software centre shows the following errors : E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive....
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Ubuntu Software Updater and Software Center do not launch [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I have read one of the articles on here with fixing this issue, but it did not help. When I launch either the Software Updater or Software Center, a send crash error report ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 cannot update “Check your internet connection”

Whenever I try to update my Lubuntu 15.04, or even reload the software sources, it says "Failed to download package information. Check your internet connection." The odd thing is, my internet is ...
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Failed to download repository information Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I know that this question has been asked many times but everything I've seen has not helped me. I'm new to linux. I'm on 13.10 and I get that message every time I try to update my software sources. ...
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Teamviewer installed from .deb does not show up in software center

I've recently installed Teamviewer 11 on Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I double clicked the .deb file and it sent me to the software center, where I clicked Install. The application then installs just fine and ...
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Where does ubuntu store information on all installed programs

I have created a custom software, packaged it as a .deb file and tried to installed the same through software-center. Everything was successful. However, when I go back to "Installed" software, I do ...
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Software Center Crashing, Im getting annoyed

I'm running Ubuntu 15.01 or something like that, I just installed it yesterday. Anywho, when I try to open the Software center it immediately crashes. Before this whole crashing thing, it wouldn't ...
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How to remove Ubuntu Software Center sections after uninstalling an app?

I once have downloaded chrome for my 14.04 ubuntu. After a while, I've uninstalled it but at Ubuntu Software Center it keeps showing Google section when I click at the down arrow besides "All ...
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What can I do if paid apps won't install in Software Center?

I purchased and tried to install Messenger-ubuntu through the Software Center, but the installation gets caught in a loop: Other free apps will still install just fine, but I also noticed that ...
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What replaces the software center?

I get that the software center is going away, but what replaces it? I just installed ubuntu 15.10, mate, and its not here. Is there an alternative hiding some place? I installed synaptic for package ...
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Software-center unresponsive/apt-get upgrade or other installation creates E: Read Error - read (5: input/output error)

I'm new to Ubuntu and has been terrorized with the error as titled. I have tried doing the easy answers which google gave me but none of which worked. Can anyone walk me through the process? 1.) ...
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After update in ubuntu 15.10 some applications disappeared and others open in an old format

So I just updated as my own system suggested and after rebooting the pc as it said to my libreoffice documents kind of crashed and opened in an old format, software center wasn't there anymore and ...
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Cannot open Software Center and Cannot install any packages

I'm a fairly new Ubuntu user running Ubuntu 15.10 on a desktop. Just recently, when I go to open Software Center it opens for a second then closes. Also, when I try to install ANY package in terminal ...
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postgresql install on lubuntu 14.04 -i386

Got a version of Ubuntu (lubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-i386) to install and behave on this HP Pavilion dv5 and was able to install Libre Office via Lubuntu Software Center. Progress. My next task is to ...
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Malformed Lines when Updating

I am getting this error code E: Malformed line 7 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d canonical_partner.list (dist parse) E: ...
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I Can't Find Any Animation Software That Supports Sound

I just need a link to some animation software that supports sound. I've downloaded Pencil, Pencil2D, Synfig, and Tupi, but none of them seem to support sound, or aren't able to play the sound for some ...
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I tried to install the igraph package in ubuntu 14.04 using the following command

I tried to install the igraph package in ubuntu 14.04 using the following command pip install --user python-igraph After several processes I'm getting something like this Extracting igraph-0.7.1....
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Software Center not getting started - Requires Installation

When i open Software center, it gives me error "Require Installation - Ok Repair , When i click Repair it does not repair and when i click ok it gives detail like this libasn1-8-heimdal:i386 libcurl3-...
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Reinstalling Archive Manager

Today I removed the archive manager from software center and now I cannot install anything from software manager. And even the command " sudo apt-get update " is not working anymore (it cannot connect ...
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Cannot start, remove or purge software-centre [duplicate]

Cannot start software-centre. Cannot remove it nor purge it. Trying to do any of these gives the following: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: ...
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What happens to the Software Center once Ubuntu switches to GNOME Software?

According to various news sources, GNOME Software is bound to replace the Ubuntu Software Center from 16.04 on. I am still using at least one computer that is incapable of running a newer version ...
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Publishing publishing chromium - desktop web-app to Ubuntu Software center?

does anyone knows whether chromium based applications are accepted by Ubuntu? I was reading the entire 'developer' section but couldn't get a glue yet. My mix is: PHP/NGINX/Node-JS for server side, ...
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Whenever I am trying to download something using ubuntu software center it shows me “Failed to download repository information”

Whenever I am trying to download something using Ubuntu software center it shows me "Failed to download repository information" Error message: W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/...
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How does ubuntu ensure software security bfrom external developers [duplicate]

I was reading on the hack against the Transmission Bittorrent Client. http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/03/first-mac-targeting-ransomware-hits-transmission-users-researchers-say/ It got me ...
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Why Libreoffice 5 is not in Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

Please note that this question is about the reasons why Libreoffice 5 is not in Ubuntu Software Center and not how to install it. Thanks in advance.
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E:The package picasa:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Tired of getting this error again and again and it's blocking ubuntu software center from getting started it's just crashing when I try to open it. And getting this error at the time of installing and ...