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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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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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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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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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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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Where is my Quick 'n Easy Web Builder serial?

I downloaded Quick 'n Easy Web Builder from the Ubuntu Software Center and it installed alright. However, the software is asking for a serial # to activate. The Software Center has not sent one or I ...
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Pycrypto installation problem on Ubuntu

Everything works fine until this: $ cd pycrypto-2.6 $ python setup.py install This is the output: running install running build running build_py running build_ext running build_configure ...
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Webcam not working with Chees Webcam Booth

I have installed Cheese Webcam booth from Ubuntu Software center but its not working.I have ubuntu 13.04.I am using built in Webcam of Dell Inspiron 3521
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Software center not working flickering window

Im using Ubuntu 13.04 and recently my Software Center every time I open it, the window start flickering and getting bigger and I have to close it by typing alt+f4. Is there a way to fix this? thanks ...
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I can't use Ubuntu Software Center

In Ubuntu 12.04 Firefox works well with a wireless network that has a security key and user, password, but I can't use Ubuntu Software Center since I didn't find any place to enter my network user and ...
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Is there any software for tracking websites

Could some one help me in finding out software for Ubuntu for tracking sites list and getting screen shots of them, as we have Network Magic software for Windows.
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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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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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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 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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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 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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Unable to install proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 12.04.4 32bit

I installed ubuntu 12.04.4 32bit alongside ubuntu 12.04.5 64bit (i know it's crazy) and i get this error message while installing additional drivers : Sorry, installation of this driver failed. ...
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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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How to use Software Center “You must be root as sudo to do this”?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a laptop, but it is not seeing my internet router. I found program Wifi-radar that I downloaded on my desktop, copied to a zip drive and then copied into the ...