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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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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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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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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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can't install software via apt-get

I can't install any software via apt-get. The following is details Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/universe iotop amd64 0.6-1 Could not connect to 58.247.178.239:8081 (58.247.178.239), ...
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Requires installation of untrusted packages when I try installing software

Why does Ubuntu 14.04 tell me Requires installation of untrusted packages whenever I try to install software via the Ubuntu Software Centre? It says This requires installing packages from ...
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download .deb from software center using a download manager

when trying to install apps from software center or using the apt the download speed is so slow otherwise the speed is well fast when downloading with a download manager like flareget so is there any ...
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ubuntu software center wont show what i searched

when I search Macchanger in the Ubuntu software center nothing shows up and when i go to the Ubuntu software center on Firefox and search Macchanger it comes up so how do i get it to come up on the ...
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Software center does not open 12.04

When I clicked software center in the launcher, nothing happens. When I tried terminal, this is what I get. *P.S. I'm new to ubuntu `ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not installing app

I have an app published in ubuntu software center (https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/extract-email/ ) that users constantly complain of install problems, it seems a Store bug, because the app ...
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Software Center can't start due to DBus Proxy issue or SSO Client issue

Software Center can't open from GUI of my newly installed 14.04LTS Desktop. Tried update and upgrade, it doesn't work. Tried 'sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center', it doesn't work as ...
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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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I am not able to install you tube to mp3 from ubuntu software center

I am using ubuntu 14.04, and I am not able to install "you tube to mp3" (YouTube downloader), it's coming error or some missing file I want to download that app but I am not able to do that. Please ...