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Can't download apps through the software center [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu , I'm using the latest version. I've been trying to download apps from the software center but I keep getting this error notification(below). Can anybody tell me how to fix this ...
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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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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited the Python site, and noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come out. My Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0, so I downloaded 3.4.1 and installed it. When I open IDLE, it showed 3.4.0, but when I ...
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How to remotely use Ubuntu software center

my sysadmin set up my work machine such that I don't have root privilege but I can use ubuntu software center to install packages by providing my password. I login to that Ubuntu machine remotely, ...
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Software Center says I'm not authenicated

Hi I'm having troubles downloading software from the Ubuntu Software Center. When I click install it says user not authenicated. And I don't have the privilages to do this action. I was wondering how ...
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apt-get error (blocking updates) “ubuntu/dist/trusty/main/binary-*” how to correct? [duplicate]

There's a problem with apt-get it appears two sources are bouncing back 404 errors. However this is curretly blocking me from updating or installing new packages. Can someone advise on what these ...
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Applications run, don't display

I'm new to Ubuntu and Linux. The preinstalled programs work fine, but anything that I download from Ubuntu Software Center such as Pidgin or Chromium or from online runs (I can hear the sounds of ...
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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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Can't find programs I installed [duplicate]

I need help learning how to install programs without software center. Or at least finding a couple programs I just installed. I downloaded he Forio IDE for Julia, and have no idea whether or not it ...
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Ubuntu Software Updates not happening properly?

my software updater in ubuntu 14.04 was working perfectly. One day, I killed power to the system, when an update was in progress. From then on, when I boot my system, it displays that software updates ...
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Cannot install anything on ubuntu 14.04 LTS in software center or in teminal [duplicate]

When I try to install anything in the software center, I get an error message reading; "Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by ...
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How to install google gadgets on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I've been looking for a way to make my desktop more interactive and I found two packages: google-gadgets-gtk screenlets After reading a bit about both I decided to give google gadgets a go. ...
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Obscure warning about future updates from Ubuntu Software Center 12.04 LTS

I tried to install Font Manager and got an obscure warning from the Ubuntu Software Center: If you install Font Manager, future updates will not include new items in The Ubuntu desktop system set. ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadble

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by chaning the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit ...
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Upgrading PHP_CodeSniffer from Software Center

I have installed the PHP_CodeSniffer from Ubuntu Software Center, this gives me the version 1.1.0 What I'm trying to do is update it the latest stable version. Seeing this came from Software Center, ...
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How to remove an apt package? [duplicate]

Hello i'd like to know how to remove 2 apt things that gets an error any time I type apt-get update here is the output at the end `W: Failed to fetch ...
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problem with installing apps and updating software sources

When I have try to install new software through terminal such as: sudo apt-get install nethogs I get the following error: E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try ...
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Having trouble installing softwares on my Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. Whenever I try to install a software (codeblocks) on the software center it tells me to check the internet connection and these errors Failed to fetch ...
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How to pause installation package in ubuntu software center

How can I pause one big installation package operation and install another small package then resume paused package again. I'm using ubuntu software center to installing the big package. Is this ...
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App for Ubuntu Touch [duplicate]

I've implemented an application for Ubuntu Touch, using QML. How can I create a "package"(something like APK in Android) for the app?
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Having trouble installing softwares on my Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I tried downloading Code::blocks ide on my Ubuntu 12.04. But every time I try - sudo apt-get install codeblocks this error shows up : Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section ...
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How to install software to a different hard drive? [duplicate]

Hello my main hard drive that I have Ubuntu installed on is almost completely used now so I need to figure out how to properly install software on a second hard drive(non-usb). I have already ...
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Why won't the Ubuntu Software Center work?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and the software center won't work. I've used the steps on http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Skype-Using-Terminal-on-Ubuntu, which is great, but ever since I got the package ...
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turn ubutntu 14.04 into a server

yes I have built my own quad core server I would like to turn it into a server so that I can access my movies that I ripped from my own DVDs I bought to my desktop it has 10TB inside it I would like a ...
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Why does not app update appear in Software Center?

I have submitted an update (v 1.1.0) for Brightness Controller and it was packaged about two months ago. But it still does not appear in Software Centre. It shows 1.0.1 (the previous version) ...
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Problem in updation of ubuntu 12.04 lts version

Get:72 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en [32.9 kB] Fetched 19.5 MB in 7min 42s (42.1kB/s) ...
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Package operation failed

i'm trying to install virtual-box through software centeron my ubuntu 12.04 but it is giving me following error dpkg: considering removing virtualbox in favour of virtualbox-4.3 ... dpkg: no, cannot ...
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“Cannot resolve proxy hostname ” when installing an application [duplicate]

I am using 2 screens on my computer and wanted to enable the brightness control on the second monitor. I found an application called "brightness controller" on the software centre but the link ...
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Installing a Package that asks debconf questions doesn't work with the Software-Center

I am building an automatic configure Package for our environment and it has to ask a few debconf questions when installing. Until Ubuntu 13.10 it was no problem installing it via the GUI but since ...
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Software Center not opening — Keyerror: 'countrycode'

after some kde-librieries updates (from official repos) I'm unable to open the Software Center. Here's the terminal output: francesco@francesco-HP-Workstation:~$ software-center 2014-06-18 ...
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Problem in system update; failed install and removal of software packages

I can not install and uninstall software I used these comments: sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get update sudo dpkg-reconfigure -a What shall I do ? ...
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Error occured when updating system

I have a problem during updating my Ubuntu system using terminal. Recently, there was two warning message appears on my terminal which like below: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center and Updater don't open

My software center crashes immediately after opening, and my update center will not open at all. I have tried updating from the terminal, but I receive, N: Ignoring file 'play' in directory ...
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Plug-in Installation Problem

when i am trying to install required plug-ins to play music,the following notice is coming: Failed to fetch ...
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Harpia not installing

Harpia does not want to install via the software center or via the command line. In the command line it says: lukas@lukas-Inspiron-N7010:~$ harpia Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Rhythmbox will not start

I have recently uninstalled Rhythmbox on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop, through the Ubuntu Software Center and, because it still appeared under the sound icon, I ran the command sudo apt-get purge rhythmbox ...
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Software Center doesn't work [closed]

I tried everything to make it work but couldn't. Here is the error: 2014-06-11 02:50:48,854 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-06-11 02:50:49,040 - ...
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Possible to download paid game a second time for free from software center?

I've paid for Steel Storm some time ago and I'd like to play it again but if I click the option to get previous purchases nothing happens and if I try to purchase the game again to see if my previous ...
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Will U1 phase out affect apps purchased in the Software Center?

I've just found the way to reinstall Humble Bundle games after I migrate to the latest LTS. I just need to confirm that this method is still valid even after U1 is gone. The method to reinstall is ...
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How to get back up of my installed program in ubuntu [duplicate]

i have Ubuntu version 13 on my system now i want to install ubuntu 14. the problem is that i installed GEDIT and Aptana studio and some other software from ubuntu and installed on my device. the ...
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Cannot upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I know it seems like a duplicate question, but I in fact couldn't find any topics, where people have the exact problem as me. I am desperately trying to upgrade my Ubuntu, but many searches and trials ...
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Problems installing newer software because older software is having problems… ubuntu 14.04

When I open the Ubuntu software center I get a message that says that Newer software cant be installed because there is a problem with the software currently installed There is a repair command ...
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Ubuntu gone out of order - Wont install any packages. What do I do?

Lately, I've been getting some strange behaviour from Ubuntu. First and the most important is that it wont install updates. It gives a package installation error and it simply wont work. Earlier I ...
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libxslt.so.1: cannot open shared object file: while trying to load libreoffice & Ubuntu Software Center

Whenever I try to load LibreOffice on Ubuntu 13.10 it crashes. Then I try to load it from the terminal and it gives me this error: /usr/lib/libreoffice/program/soffice.bin: error while loading ...
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Is it possible to set a VPN through Tor? and have functionality for Software Updates?

Gday, I have been trying to do a software update on Trusty both on terminal and software update app but that hasnt been successful, apparently my ISP has a broken transparent proxy. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't download apps?

I have replaced Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.The problem is I can't download any apps from software center. I click on the app and it said "Available from the 'universe' source". I click the button ...
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Before i install a program from software centre it asks me to remove files

When I click on Install button in the software centre, this small window pops up: Why is this suddenly happening? How do I disable repositories? How do I make this go away, to be able to work ...
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Error message while installing any software as “package dependencies can not be resolved” [duplicate]

when i am installing the softwares by all means (via software center, terminal etc) it gives an error message as "Package dependencies cannot be resolved" Can any one help me out to solve the ...
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How do I find out the email address associated with software centre? (12.04)

(Currently on Ubuntu 12.04) I'm going to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 and I have a lot of applications installed which I would like to retain when I upgrade to 14.04. The thing is I don't remember what ...
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Software center is not working after attempt to install skype

I am completely new person on Linux. I installed it just today and i have to say I like them a lot, until I faced the problem. I was looking on the internet but nothing worked for me. After i ...