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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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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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Unable to launch software center

On opening software center, it auto automatically closes and shows this warning : WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: ...
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I'm stuck on installing kerio vpn client!

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on my system. For some reason I need to use kerio vpn client on my system. but the problem is when I installed kerio vpn client on my system it removes software ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't load after upgrading to Oneiric

uname -a 3.2.0-54-generic #82-Ubuntu SMP Tue Sep 10 20:09:12 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux software-center ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Why are my software sources debian instead of ubuntu

As you can see the tab reads Debian Software when it should read Ubuntu Software. I am using 12.04 LTS. I used the same CD to install LTS on my laptop and it says Ubuntu software like it should. How ...
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Does 'Sync between computers' allow you to choose which applications?

I've been finding out more about how it works, but I'm still too chicken to use it. I have a fresh 13.04 on a new computer, and 12.04 on the other which includes many things that I don't want to ...
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Apt-get and dpkg missing and/or broken, software center has segmentation fault

I've gotten into a real bind here, I'm not exactly certain when this happened but I've been really perplexed on how to fix this issue. At the moment I can't get apt-get to work at all. As in, there is ...
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Retrieving proprietary drivers removed from the software centre

Ubuntu was not recognizing my canon mg6360 as a scanner. I started to uninstall and re-install the drivers scangearmp-source-2.00-1 and scangearmp-mg6300series-2.00-1-deb using the software centre. ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get Won't Allow Me to Upgrade or Install Software

I have been having some annoying issues due to downloading on Ubuntu and terminal. I understand and have seen all questions and answers of my issue and "none" have worked at all. I am currently using ...
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Support for geological software applications in Ubuntu

We are from petroleum industry, and we are using geological software applications like: Paradigm IHS Kingdom Petrel software We do also use .SGY files in connection with our job. All of this ...
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Software Center seems opened correctly, but disappeared suddenly after a second or two

I am trying to access Ubuntu software center to remove some app from my pc, but each time I tried to initiate Ubuntu Software Center, it appeared on the screen for 2 seconds then it disappeared ...
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I am not able to locate /usr/bin/software-center file

I can't fine the /usr/bin/sofware-center file. I need it to install an English dictionary. Ubuntu is up to date.
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Installed Gnome 3.8 and Ubuntu tweak & Ubuntu software centre keep crashing

I installed Ubuntu tweak (For obvious reasons) and then I installed Gnome 3.8, then both Software centre and ubuntu tweak keep crashing. when i run the programs in terminal i get: ...
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Purchase free app without registration

I'm trying to install the free viewer app Fragment... this is the first time the Ubuntu Software Center displayed a "buy" button instead of an "install" button. The license info that came up stated ...
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SpringRTS engine stuck at version 91, I need 94.1 to play online. Lobby version stuck 0.168, 0.169 is current

I'll walk you through what I did in hopes that that can maybe elucidate what I'm doing wrong. I went to the Ubuntu Software center and downloaded both the Spring Engine and the lobby client, and ...
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software center problem

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. My problem is: when I download any package in software center it works well, but when it is going to install it takes so much time, sometimes my pc is hang. Then restart is ...
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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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apt and Ubuntu Software Center can't install or remove any software

$ sudo apt-get install -f Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting dependencies... failed. The following packages have unmet ...
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Ubuntu upgrade stuck with 12.10

I am running No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.10 Release: 12.10 Codename: quantal the above version of ubuntu and now am stuck because , even ...
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New Software cannot be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed

I tried to install the FF Multi Converter by adding "ppa:ffmulticonverter/stable". During the installation something went wrong and now i always get this error mesage when i ope the software center. I ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Just opens then closes

Ubuntu Software Center Just opens then closes. when i click on the icon it just opens up freezes then closes. nothing pops up and it doesnt say anything at all. does anyone know what could be the ...
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Software Center Crash 14.04

Every time I open the Software Center it opens and freezes for about 3 seconds, then it just closes. I have tried an update command line, but it didn't work. Any Ideas? Also, I keep getting an error ...
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how do i install tomoe of any pen recognition software that supports chinese writing in ubuntu 14.04?

i need help installing tomoe or any other chinese pen recognition software for ubuntu 14.04. Im really new to ubuntu especially ubuntu 14.04. ive googled countless times on how to install tomoe or any ...
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While installing wine - got Package 'wine1.5' has no installation candidate

I am new to ubunto hence not aware about basics of using ubunto. I wanted to install rar password cracker for which I ran the .exe file which gave me following error : 'An error occurred while loading ...
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Login to software center problem

I really don't know what's happening. When i try to sign up to post comments, it says email is already registered and then when I try to login and click forgot password (I really have), it says we ...
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software center not working

My software-center is not working. It closes itself automatically after loading itself one or 2 seconds. Actually it shows some kind of attribute error in the terminal: line 281, in contains return ...
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Stuffs are opening by itself

I am using Ubuntu for a few months and I am living a real computer experience actually :) but I have a problem, too. for example when I start Ubuntu, at the first minutes, if I select a photo, ...