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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 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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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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cannot open ubuntu software center

I deleted some unnecessary icon themes and now my application icons are changed. I cannot open Ubuntu software center also.... the following message is displayed.... success@user-pc:~$ ...
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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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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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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, ...
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How to deal with ubuntu software center?

I purchased a game off of there and it went threw to my card and took the money out. but it didn't download and isn't showing that i purchased it. I'm not too happy about this and I'm wondering if ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Application Development

Can anyone guide me through the procedure of making a simple Ubuntu Software Center Application? I am using Qt IDE for the development process. Using the Qt Certification Resources is enough or ...
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error in installing window .i already have ubuntu

i tried to format my pc ....it was loaded with (window8+linux) but during new installation of window8 error was coming like (bootmgr missing)..now i am able to install ubuntu in my pc and again tried ...
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cannot install gnuplot in ubuntu 12.04

whenever I type sudo apt-get install gnuplot I get: Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe gnuplot-nox i386 4.4.3-0ubuntu3 Connection failed [IP: 91.189.92.200 80] 0% [Waiting for ...
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Problem with installing apps in ubuntu software center

I cant download any apps in ubuntu software center. It cant make any changes or download any apps because apparently it cant connect to internet even do i am on it. Any solutions?
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Software Center in my Ubuntu 12.10 is buggy, is it not possible easy exchange it with a stabil older version?

USC reports internal error. I tried to install Eclipse and Meld - without success. Is it not possible to download tarball of a stabil older USC version and install it?
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How to fix sudo apt-get update?

Something wicked happened resolving 'in.archive.ubuntu.com:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname) Err http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en Something wicked ...
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ubuntu software center stuck on loading when i run it

and if i try to use any of the commands:apt-get update or upgrade it shows me this message: E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. I think it's the problem please ...
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How to make my software reviewable?

I have published an application in the Software Center which is not reviewable. When I click review it says "origin of the application is unknown so unable to make review". How can I overcome this? ...
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Application submission issue

I've created a small app for the Ubuntu Software Store and submitted for approval. It was working fine on my desktop and made it using Qt Creator. But now I received the following feedback from the ...
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installation problem with ubuntu using wubi in windows 8

I have a problem installing ubuntu. The error showing is some file ubild missing. I like to install with out wubi.
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Application Icons are overlapping

As shown in the image below, my aptana studio icon and ubuntu software center icon are overlapping. Please suggest me so that i can reduce the size of Aptana Studio icon to the default size.
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Ubuntu Software Center won't start

When I try to install or reinstall anything or start a program or Ubuntu Software Center I get this error: E: /var/cache/apt/archives/software-properties-common_0.92.17.1_all.deb: subprocess ...
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How to find the hang process in ubuntu 10.04?

I need to monitor remote system by using team viewer software, and sometimes I'm not able to connect with the server side. In that situation, I called up authorized remote system user and tell them to ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 13.04?

When I attempt to open the Software Center on Ubuntu 13.04, it doesn't even open. After I close it, there is a message saying that it crashed unexpectedly. I tried a lot of other suggestions from ...
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App available everywhere

I made a mistake and i made my app available only for one country. How can i change it and make it available everywhere. I am talking about an PPA (app) on Ubuntu software center.
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Ghostly Images in Unity Launcher 13.04

I downloaded 3 Full Circle Magazine applications using Ubuntu Software Center. They each appeared in the Unity Launchpad. After reading them I detached them from from the launchpad however a ghostly ...
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Installing the graphic driver on ubuntu 11.10

I recently bought Dell Inspiron with Ubuntu 11.10 pre-installed. After using it for a while I was prompted with available driver updates, one of which said : ATI/AMD proprietary graphics driver ...
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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 center is crashing and not able to install softwares

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, my software center keeps crashing, what should i do? I don't know any commandline as this is my first time using it, so please help me with all details now its not ...
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Software center fails to open error message

I get this error when i type software-center in the terminal: (software-center:2141): Gtk-CRITICAL **: _gtk_css_lookup_resolve: assertion 'GTK_IS_STYLE_PROVIDER_PRIVATE (provider)' failed ...
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Software Center The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened

This is the output: adelchi@adelchi-HP-Compaq-dc5700-Small-Form-Factor:~$ software-center (software-center:3326): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:2769:41: Expected a valid ...
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Menu's options of sublime text 3 not working in ubuntu 13.04?

As can be seen from the picture below many options in my sublime text is not working. I installed in from the offical sublime text site. It's the latest version 3. But when i use command Sudo subl it ...
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Wired error installing wine from Ubuntu software center

today i installed ubuntu 14.04 i installed chrome and used it , then i installed wine from ubuntu software center after wine been done downloading and the software center started to install it the ...
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Software Centre - Strange Behavior

I am using 12.04 LTS and this problem exists in both the Unity and the Cinnamon 1.8 user interface. When I install/uninstall software from the Ubuntu Software Center a blank dialogue box appears and ...