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Only seeing the current computer listed in the Sync Between Computers section in Software Center

I have enabled Sync Between Computers using the same Ubuntu account on three different computers. When I open Sync Between Computers in Software Center I only see the current computer. I used to be ...
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How expensive or hard would it be to add RUN button into Software Manager?

I teach Linux and quite frequently install new software, test it and remove it. I promote the use of Linux and recommend it to my relatives and friends. One common use case is I hear what people need, ...
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Ubuntu Apps Developer Team

I'm writing on behalf of getting answers for a few questions. I have a team and we have to develop apps for Ubuntu Software Centre. I am the team leader and I have two members and we are growing ...
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How Do I Install Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2

I purchased Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 from Ubuntu Software Center. But Ubuntu Software Center could not / will not install it. I looked at software-center.ubuntu.com and I can see the PPA ...
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Get my app, having a kernel module, accepted by the review process of the Ubuntu Software Center

I have submitted an app divided in 3 parts: A kernel module A daemon A control panel The first and last parts are free and open source, and packaged in a PPA. The second one is closed source, and ...
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Unable to open software-center in ubuntu 13.04

When I click on Ubuntu Software Center it does nothing. Would you please help to get it working? Also I tried update & upgrade, but no use. I tried it via terminal using software-center then it ...
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“What's New” is missing in Software Centre

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04.01 and noticed that the What's New section in the Software Centre is missing. Has this happened to anyone else? How will I discover new apps now?
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Warning triangle in ubuntu software center

I am using ubuntu 14.04. While installing certain softies, my ubuntu software center shows a warning triangle. Here is an example: So, there it is like this What does this mean ?
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Display name for DEB package in Ubuntu Software Center

Suppose I have a package mypack_1.1.0_i386.deb. When I open it via Ubuntu Software Center it displays "mypack" as a display name. Obviously it gets the name from the "Package:" attribute of the ...
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In-app paymnt methods

I'm interested in developing for Ubuntu (mostly phones) and I can't seem to find the guidelines on app publishing, will apps only work through the ubuntu software center, or can users download and ...
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OpenOffice on Ubuntu Software Center

Why OpenOffice is not available in Ubuntu Software Center? If Ubuntu choose LibreOffice over OpenOffice, that does not mean that OpenOffice should be removed or not available as an option. Isn't ...
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Software center problems after upgrade to 13.04

When I try to start software-center I get this: 2013-07-28 17:05:22,922 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-07-28 17:05:26,357 - softwarecenter.backend.reviews - ...
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Possible to download packaged deb file before final publishing on myapps portal?

first of all sorry if this is a stupid question (or the wrong place to ask said stupid question!), but I've looked all over for an answer and couldn't find one. I've recently submitted my game ...
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How to update my Ubuntu Software Center App

Ok so I programmed an app (GibberEng) and submitted it to the app store and it got published and all that. How do I make an update to that app. So that all the 80 people who have downloaded it receive ...
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Not able to install VLC Player or Audacity Ubuntu Software Center

When I try to install Audacity through Ubuntu Software Center, the screen initially shows: Available from the "universe" source Then, I click on Use This Source button on the right, and it asks for ...
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Hollow Progress Bars in Ubuntu 13.04 Software Center

I've noticed in Ubuntu 13.04 (and 12.10) that the progress bars in the Software Center have a transparent space in the middle, not solid orange, which shows the color of the background behind it. It's ...
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Ubuntu Software Center - unable to see installed software

I use Ubuntu Software Center without any significant problems with installing/unistalling any software. But then something happened (may be during some unsccessful installation) and then I can't ...
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How to add in-app advertising?

I'd like to code something cool for the ubuntu software center. I'll release my app for free, but I'd like to add some in-app advertising. Is it possible ? how can I do that ? is it hard ? Thanks to ...
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Software Center requires libkonq5-templates package

Whenever I open software center it crashes with below error. I am running Ubuntu 12.10. E: The package libkonq5-templates needs to be reinstalled But I can't find an archive for it. Could you ...
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ubuntu software center not working after update

Today, I updated my Ubuntu (I have KDE Desktop installed on it before) and after the update, Ubuntu Software Center said: Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired. Do ...
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How do I specify a string to display in the Ubuntu software-center when creating a package with dpkg-deb?

When I open *.deb packages downloaded from the internet in the Ubuntu software-center, it displays a "nice" name for the package (including upper- and lowercase, spaces, special characters, ...). ...
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Why does apt-get update get a 403 from private-ppas for purchases in the software-center?

Here's the apt-get update output on the lines with a 403 error: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Software center crashes; fieldrunners need to be reinstalled; can't find achive

Could not initialize the package information. An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and ...
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Standard user use software center

I have created a user and add him to the standard group. Now he cannot use software center, so I want him to stay in standard group but allow him to user software center. What is the best way to do ...
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How can foreground and background colors be changed for Software Center?

There sometimes isn't enough contrast between the letters and background, and I have reached an age that I can't tell what's there. I would prefer either black text on white background, or white text ...
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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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Software Updater: Requires installation of un-trusted packages

I used "sudo apt-get update" command in terminal and resulted with below log, Help me to fix this issue, thanks in advance for your kind reply. LOG:(I made typo in the link reference to post this ...
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How to publish a jar application to Ubuntu Software Center?

I want to upload a simple desk toy to the Ubuntu Software Center, I've researched and I can't seem to find the answer. Do I need to upload as .jar or .zip or .deb?? My jar file is an executable jar. ...
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cache failed ubuntu 13.10

I just installed ubuntu 13.10 and I tried to update via terminal sudo apt-get update Everything seemed to be running normally and is still running I just cant get anything from the software center ...
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need help errors and lots of missing packages ubuntu 13.10

i am running ubuntu 13.10 on an msi notebook, i am in no way computer literate and to try and fix one small problem i have unintentionally gotten in way over my head, created more problems and am in ...
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Can't download Steam

When I try to download Steam from the software center, I'm asked to put in a password to authorize it. I put my password in then I get "to change software repository settings, you need to ...
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Every time I open the Software Center it hangs then closes it self. I got this error log from the terminal

** (software-center:6812): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-CX8KaNsILp: Connection refused 2013-10-23 22:48:44,222 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app ...
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Software purchases & accounts issue

I have installed 13.10 on a new computer and want to tranfer my purchase (Braid) there. I have read this page about how to do this. However, when I log in to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't open software & updates / software sources

I am using MacBook Air Mid 2012 running Single OS which is Ubuntu (Raring Ringtail). Its been a month I'm using Ubuntu and everything works fine, recently i can't open software & updates, when i ...
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Can't find a Software Center Badge?

I just published my game "Plush" to the software center, and I want to have a badge on my website that links to the web listing, but based on my searches, software center doesn't seem to have a ...
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how to set screen shots for my deb file in ubuntu software center

I'm developed an application and also created deb package of that application. when I install this deb file, it was opened in Ubuntu software center and installed. But at the time of installation, ...
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How do I clear Software Center History?

I have old software center history from way back in June and I would like to clear it all but I have tried sudo rm -rf /var/log/apt/history.log /var/log/dpkg.log ut it did not work
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I can't download anything from Ubuntu Software Center

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 a few day's ago and U.S.C. (Ubuntu Software Center) worked perfect. Yesterday I couldn't download any more, the proggress tab show the number 1 and it is Enabling component ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing fbreader

I was installing fbreader in Ubuntu 12.04, but it showed that some packages are broken and have unmet dependencies, so fbreader wasn't installed. Moreover, software center started to show repair ...
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I am trying to download something from the software center and it wont download giving me this error

installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package libnss3-1d:amd64. (Reading database ... dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'wbritish' missing; assuming package has no files ...
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launching apps that aren't showing up in the app finder (Xubuntu on VM)

I've been playing around with running different distros of Linux in VirtualBox on my iMac (OS 10.7.3). This is the first time I've used Linux so I basically don't know what I'm doing, and am learning ...
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HELP Tarball & Deb files install issues

How's it going I am fairly new to ubuntu and was trying to get several programs installed and realized that alot of the installations came in the form of tar and deb files. I have no idea how to ...
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Issue With App In The Software Center

Hey I got my app published in the software center, (Yay!) but now I have a different. problem. When you go to download my app it says its free but but the button says buy where it normally says ...
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center after installing GNOME

I recently decided to install GNOME 3.8 on my Ubuntu 13.04 system, but doing so caused a problem with Ubuntu Software Center. The left side of the window, displaying all the available software ...
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Software Center Redownloads Zotero in any software installation

I have just installed Zotero Standalone by running these commands in Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:smathot/cogscinl sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install zotero-standalone and now I see ...
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After removed app, the launcher keeps at unity

I've downloaded manage-launcher from Software Center then, after, have removed it. But it keeps at the unity. I've already seek for the .desktop file at /usr/share/applications, but nothing is there. ...
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Problems with Skype and software in general

I setup Lubuntu on my HP mini only yesterday with kind help by a bunch of users here. However, I tried to install Skype today, but there is no version for Lubuntu. I tried to find out what to do, ...
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How can I deploy 32 and 64 bit versions of my application in the Ubuntu's Software Center under a single entry?

I don't know how or don't see the option to have 32-bit and a 64-bit version of my application under the same entry in the Ubuntu's Software Center, and .deb packages cannot contain multiple ...
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software centre would not load and vanish after loading command wont work

sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf on giving this command says unknown command autoclean command do not work how to resolve, sofware centre would load and disappear without fully loading E:Unable to ...