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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 submit a browser plugin to software center

We have an app divided in two parts, a browser plugin and the actual app. The plugin is used to start our desktop app. These are not open-source. We want to submit our app to the software center but ...
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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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Unable to turn on recommendations in Ubuntu Software Center

When I start software-center from the terminal, I get the following output: 2013-10-13 12:43:41,231 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-10-13 12:43:41,414 - ...
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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 can I redownload previously purchased Linux Format magazine on Ubuntu Software Center?

I bought some issues of the Linux Format magazine on the Ubuntu Software Center. I now reinstalled Ubuntu and would like to redownload the magazines. In the list, they correctly appear as "Previously ...
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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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Software Center does not show all packages

I have installed two versions of Ubuntu 13.04, the 32-bit and the 64-bit. Both are fully updated. The 32-bit one has a strange problem: the Software Center doesn't show all available packages. In the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Opens for a few seconds then closes

This is what I get when I try to run Software Center from the terminal: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "overlay-scrollbar" 2013-05-31 23:27:46,897 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up ...
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Installing flashplayer plugin these items must be removed

the ubuntu software center knows what items have to be removed Gtk+ control panel for adobe flash player & it looks like it know where they are at adobe-flash-properties-gtk and Adobe flash ...
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Chinese language in Software Center

In the Software Center, Chinese descriptions appear for some programs. For example, for Gummi, the Simple Latex Editor, I get instead "Gummi - 简单的 LaTeX 编辑器". /etc/default/locale has: ...
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Cannot download Steam from the Software Center!

So, when I try to get steam, after entering my data (see logging in with SSO acc) It displays an error which says that my payment was cancelled. Do you have any answers for this?
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cannot find name for group ID 26739201

I am using ubuntu 12.04 after adding a new user in sudoers list and i successfully logged in that user but now when i take terminal its showing groups: cannot find name for group ID 26739201 ...
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The dash doesn't agree with software center

Software center shows an application installed. When I go to the dash and search for that application to open it, it shows up as available for download (not installed). How do I get the dash and ...
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Software Center permanently frozen

Last night I was installing FlightGear 2.10 on my Ubuntu 13.04 sytem. I added the plydeb package, etc. and got ubuntu software center to see the 2.10 FlightGear version. I left it to download and ...
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Unsuccesful Code::Blocks installation attempt and errors afterward

I have tried to install CodeBlocks 12 manually because in Software Center there's the version 10. I have downloaded the package for Debian 64 bit and I have tried to install by typing sudo dpkg -i ...
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Paying for Ubuntu Software Problem

Never had a problem until recently. Now I get the following: Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL ...
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Squid3 and proxy system wide settings

I'm having a problem with system wide configuration, when I apply them I get "proxy server is refusing connection" but when I apply them to firefox it works fine. Also, how would I allow apt-get, ...
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Package jamming up software center

I tried to install some fonts via software center. Specifically ttf-mscorefonts-installer. It has been spinning - applying changes - for 25 minutes. Is this OK? If not - how do I kill it without ...
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Software center can't load images

when I open application in software center I can't see images, I only see loading animation but no matter how much I wait images don't show up. This also happend in 12.10. How to solve this?
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About the software centre in ubuntu 13.04

I installed 12.10 that version of ubuntu is working well. But when i installed ubuntu 13.04 the Operating system is really neat and clean. But the new version of OS is not installing new software from ...
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Stuck will downloading a program

i was downloading Guake Terminal from sofware center when the downloading stuck at a point and never got any progress for about 2 hours i restarted my laptop and tried another program it shows ...
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Dependencies problems installing software from Ubuntu Software Center

Whenever I try to install something using Ubuntu Software Center, I get an error message saying: Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software ...
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Software center unresponsive

Having a problem with Software Center being unresponsive. At the moment in the "progress" tab it's "searching" and it's stuck at canceling. Tried installing Dropbox earlier but that didn't go ...
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Dash (superkey) doesnt find any software and my software-center doesn't start

Can anybody help me? I have only access to software that is already shown in the starter..
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Software Center could not initialize updates

Can't open my software center. Keeps on force closing. I tried to re install it. Still it gives an error like "Internal error occurred" something like that and also can't check for updates and i keep ...
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Wrong architecture 'i386'

I have 64-bit Ubuntu (this is weird, because I can't install 64-bit Windows). I wanted to install Skype, but Ubuntu Software Center returns an error Wrong Architecture 'i386'. I tried to install other ...
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Unresolved Dependencies - Installing Google Chrome

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 to my laptop, and am trying to install google chrome. However, I keep getting these "Unresolved Dependencies" errors. For example, when I try to install directly from ...
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I was trying to install turboprint and lost power

When I lost power I tried to reboot. Everything works okay except software center won't open. Any suggestions? Is there a restore feature like in Windows where you can go back to a past state? ...
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Unable to download software

I am not able to download any software. I have Ubuntu version 11.04 and I keep getting the error message "There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon, the software that allows you to ...
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Premission Color problem in ubuntu 10.04

When i try to remove a file on my Ubuntu 10.04 system through terminal i have execute wrong command unfortunately the command is given below. rm -r /*.mp4 By mistake i was added / in front of ...
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Messed up my Software-Center while installing Openoffice

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I removed libreoffice and tried to install openoffice which ruined my Software Center and I cannot install any software now. Whenever I open Software Center the following ...
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Software Center installation stalled

I'm trying to download the MATLAB program through the software center on Ubuntu 12.04. The installation has stalled half way through (in the applying changes phase), but I can't cancel it. I've ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Software Center not installing anything

I am able to install applications with sudo apt-get install <packagename> and sudo dpkg -i <packagename> through the terminal, but not with Ubuntu's Software Center. When I try to install ...
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can't install anything from software center nor the terminal

Every time I try to install / upgrade an application or a package, it fails. In the terminal this message shows up at the end: (Reading database ... 70%dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: ...
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Ubuntu Software Center is not installing any application

Well Im trying to install FileZilla and other applications like Putty but USC is not installing the applications. And it displays this message. Requires installation of untrusted packages The ...
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Software center won't open

This is the error I get when I try to open it from terminal using 'software-center'. softwarecenter.fixme - WARNING - logs to the root logger: ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 12.04 software center to the internet?

After a series of failed attempts to get the software center to work again.. it opens, but says it's not connected to the internet and i still cannot download any apps. It just says "use the source" ...
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Facing a problem while playing the music

When i try to play music in ubuntu12.10 its throwing an error asking me to install python v2.7. Could any one please share me the link to download and install it Also please let me know how to ...
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Ubuntu software center - show size of installed program

Is there any way to get Ubuntu software center to show the amount of harddisk space you will gain if you uninstall a particular program? I am running 10.04LTS.
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Why cant I install anything from the software center, nor using the terminal?

I am wondering if something has happened. I was gonna install filezilla from the software center and it kinda stops at the beginning. The bar moves a centimeter and freezes there. Then I tried the ...
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How can I deploy 32 and 64 bit versions of my application in the Ubuntu's app store?

How can I deploy into the app store the different x86 AND x64 versions of my app? I don't see that option when I upload my app into the Ubuntu's app store... and, AFAIK, .deb packages cannot contain ...