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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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Spectacle app alternative for Ubuntu

On Mac I have been using the Spectacle app for moving and resizing windows with simple, customizable keyboard shortcuts. It's very cool. What similar application can I use for Ubuntu?
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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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Prepare software for Ubuntu Software Center with dependency from multiverse

We're about to publish our application to USC, but it depends on VirtualBox 4.3.x which is only available from the multiverse repo. This repo is disabled on many systems. Is there any way to tell USC ...
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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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Terminal and software center missing

I cannot find either the Ubuntu Software center or the terminal anywhere on my computer. I downloaded virtualbox from their website and after it started applying changes in the software center the ...
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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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Unmet dependencies when installing wine from original PPA

I ran into some trouble attempting to install Wine on my computer. I'm running 14.04. Using Software Center, I received the following output: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Apport : unable to create core dump for my application

I have been installing application from the software-center and after crash, apport is not able to save core dump file to cwd. Apport logs are saying: ERROR: apport (pid 22456) Fri Nov 14 11:09:35 ...
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ubuntu software center - default software settings

Anytime I freshly install ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit) desktop version from original iso dvd on my system hdd the list of default applications is different from the version installed previous to this. I ...
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List of 'user software' that wasn't upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04

I recently updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 using the ISO media (while online). At the end, it displayed a warning saying that: Some user software was not upgraded. The setup will continue, but ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre fails to download package files

yesterday I got an issue with the internet connection, after I've made some operations with the network manager. The problem has been thoroughly described and partially solved in the following ...
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ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed

Ubuntu software center keeps telling me that software installations have failed and that it had a problem removing a package, this happens whenever I installing in 14.10. All of the applications have ...
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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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How do I (or Can I) enable the “install” button in Software Center for offline repository?

I am talking about to install software by Apt Offline Repository. I've read Community Help and used to apply this method to install software offline. I can successfully install software through ...
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How do I create a Debian source package for a JavaFx application for the Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a native .deb file to the Ubuntu Software Center, but I got the response below from reviewers: Your application is not in the correct archive format. Please provide us with the Debian ...
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lftp-gtk after installation, many programs were uninstalled

I'm searching for a program to back-up or synchronize ftp. I found the site user interface for lftp and installed the program as described. BUT the installing process took a very long time and ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not showing “Install” mark on applications

every time i try to install an application it says that - "Failed to download repository information". i live in Georgian Republic(Caucasus) and i think it's a server problem. what can i do? i tried ...
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No applications in search option

I'm unable to open any application installed via software center, no application installed is visible in search option. Please suggest. Tried few things which didn't worked :- sudo apt-get install ...
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power down happened during version upgrading

While upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 unfortunately a power down happened and the PC got powered off. When again booted, I was neither able to upgrade version nor install any software through ...
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Update Application in Ubuntu Software Center

i am the developer of a free (not open source) application, dmMediaConverter. I have managed over 3 months ago to get it published in USC, for Trusty with version 0.9.8. Now i am at version 1.2 and i ...
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anki issues how to make work

Hi further to my question ealrier Below is the error message I get from my computer when I try to use Anki (2.0.28) Today, I have ascertained that it is my computer and not the files for anki which ...
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My apps still “pending review ” after 2 months of submission?

I uploaded 2 apps for ubuntu software center but it still is showing the status of "pending review ". SO , when can I expect it to be accepted. Anyone from ubuntu or review team ,please let me know
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School Tool in Software center

Is school tool student managing software still in the software center for the 14.04 LTS update?
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How to install Umbrello packages(manually)?

I tried installing Umbrello software from Ubuntu software centre, but it is always showing "failed to download packages, check your internet connection". So I tried to install using alternative ...
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alternate for PowerWorld Simulator

I have used PowerWorld Simulator in windows. But this software is unavailable for ubuntu. Is there any alternate for this software?
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Can not buy software in Ubuntu software center (USC)

Ubuntu version 14.04 software-center version 13.10 Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/tos/plain/ SSL handshake failed It never ...
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How does Ubuntu Software Center determine the logo of a package?

I want to know so that I can ensure when users search for my package in the Software Center it is displayed with the appropriate logo.
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1 Software installation Problem

I am using ubuntu 12.04. When I try to install a software from Ubuntu Software Center, it shows a message, before installing this software must remove this program MblazeUI ((crossplatformui)), and an ...
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Installing software in ubuntu

when i tried to install vlc from software center there is" use the source" instead of "install"; by clicking the use the sources option its not installing using the terminal i tried, but its showing: ...
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how I can make Debian source package form my program which write by Qt?

I made a program by Qt and I want to put it on Ubuntu Software Center form myapps.developer.ubuntu.com. When I want to submit it, I should upload Debian source package. How I make this?! You can see ...
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Install button absent in Software Update Center

The install button does not appear for any of the apps in the Software Update Center. How can I fix this?
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My software centre doesn't download anything “Failed to download repository information”

Whenever I try to get anything from the Software Centre it just says "Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection" I've tried many different things but nothing will work ...
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Ubuntu Software Center does not work

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and if I click on Ubuntu Software Center icon it opens for like few seconds and close. When I want to install application from website, like Scribus, Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu software center - How to manage Favorite Apps?

I want to manage all installed application softwares associated with my account in Ubuntu (similar to playstore in Android) . My Question: If I re-install OS in my laptop, at that point of time, I ...
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cannot install or remove software

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I recently when I download the new software from Ubuntu it gives messages saying new software cannot be install because there is problem with currently installed software. ...
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Ubuntu Software Center and Software Updater not responding after installing itunes

After installing itunes unsuccessfully,my Ubuntu Software Center crashed and will not relaunch, my Software Updater does not repond and now I was unable to install a new printer on Ubuntu (Canon ...
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nautilus-dropbox 0.7.1-2 installation process freeze

I tried to install flash player and drop box using software centre, but processes froze. then I found this topic. So I made this but the process stuck again. What should I do? numemon@numemon:~$ ...
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ubuntu software center - error software can't be installed or removed

I have Ubuntu running on an Acer C720P, and I used crouton to install it alongside ChromeOS. I am using Unity and running 13.10. When I try to install software using the Software Center, it refuses ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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Unable to open Software Center

When I press software center icon in a dash, nothing happens (just blinking). When I try to open it via terminal, I get: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 42, ...
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How safe is the Software Center from the Ubuntu phone?

I know that the Software Center from the Ubuntu for desktops is safe. But, is this true about the Ubuntu Touch too? I mean, there are already ~5 scopes for Reddit, for example. Thank you guys for ...