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Software for getting Back Up of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS along with newly installed software

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS . After installing this OS , many new softwares are installed , and also many packages are updated. Now, my question is , is there any software ,with the help of which I can ...
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Software Center Is Missing And I Can't Reinstall It [duplicate]

As the title says my software center is missing and I can not reinstall it. When I try to reinstall it I get the following message. nickanthony@nickanthony-Aspire-E5-511:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Slow installation of applications in Ubuntu Software Center?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 desktop and I am in the process of learning. I want to install some applications from the Ubuntu Software Center, but the installation process is quite long and slow. ...
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Trying to fix a nonfunctional Software Center. E: Malformed line 1 in source list [duplicate]

I used the Ubuntu Source List Generator to try to fix the source list (copying and pasting the generated source list into the source list file) after I encountered the following error: ...
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Problems after installation of ubuntu 14.04

Few days earlier I wrote about my problems while reinstallation of ubuntu 14.o4. Well, this afternoon I was able to reinstall with all latest updates on my 20 GB partition. Now the problems are ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS 64-bit - apt-get update error , Hash Sum mismatch

apt-get update error. The following links result in a Hash Sum mismatch. Scared of following any other answers because all of them seem to be unique for every person's chosen mirror. Are these ...
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Installing gflags 12.04

I want to install libgflags-dev. According to this launchpad link, it is present in the ubuntu repositories : https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gflags and ...
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu [closed]

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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How do I remove publisher name from Ubuntu Software Centre (Home:Horst3180)

I had installed a theme called Arc on my Ubuntu 15.10 from http://software.opensuse.org/download.html?project=home%3AHorst3180&package=vertex-theme But now I have uninstalled it and yet I can see ...
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Cannot open/run TERMINAL and software-center after PARTIAL UPGRADE prompted by Ubuntu

I cannot open terminal or software-center after installing the partial-upgrade prompted by Ubuntu. In UXTERM, when I type gnome-terminal, I get the output as: (process:10308): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale ...
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Ubuntu Software Center can't install software

Ubuntu Software Center gives me a message: new software can't be installed because there's a problem with the old software When I click on Repair, the details are: It requires installation of: ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither the "muon update manager" nor the "muon software center" work, when run, they both give an error: ...
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How to completely remove any program and its installation files?

Okay, I have noticed that whenever I installed the latest version of any software and then uninstalled it(even after using purge remove command from the terminal)because it doesn't support my ...
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How do I change server for software center? [duplicate]

So guys, I'm having a problem here. It started when I tried to install Eclipse on my Ubuntu 14.04. I got an error that said it failed to download it and to check my connection, but in details it said ...
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Installation freezes in software center

Whenever I open up the software center to install, the progress bar would gain a bit of progress, but then stays in the same position for several minutes before asking me to authenticate. After ...
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how can I delete the partly dowloaded app data

it might sound stupid, but I have a following problem: right now I have very low storage on may laptop for some reasons, anyway, I wanted to install an application from ubuntu software centre, when ...
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gvfs-backends unmet dependency

I by mistake un-installed ubuntu software center and gvf packages, when i am trying to install gvf packages i get this error. I ran sudo apt-get install gvfs-backends Reading package lists... Done ...
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When will Octave 4.0 be added to the software center?

Octave 4.0 has been available for several months now, but the software center is still providing Octave 3.8.1. Are there any plans to add support for 4.0 sometime soon?
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Cannot install anything – missing privileges

I recently updated to Ubuntu Wily Werewolf (kernel 4.2.0-21-generic) and since then every time I try to install anything I keep getting the following error: org.freedesktop.PolicyKit.Error.Failed: ...
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“Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ”

I have 12.10 ubuntu and when I try to remove / install programs I get notification : Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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i receive this error when i try 2 install a package through software-center any help plz

Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. (org.freedesktop.PolicyKit.Error.Failed: ('system-bus-name', {'name': ':1.124'}): ...
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download and update impossible.

I use the update center and the Ubuntu software center, they worked fine until I installed an update and then I hit "Check" in the update manager and it goes through in 2 seconds and says all ...
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What is the lightest software miner for bitcoin mining? [closed]

I have some hosted systems which most of the times don't have any work to do.I wanted to run some software miner on them, but I read a Warning in this stackoverflow post : How to install bitcoin ...
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Internet problem in ubuntu 14.04

Just now i installed ubuntu 14.04. while installing it asked for internet connection, though i connected LAN, it did not recognize. after installation also the new softwares are not getting installed. ...
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Looking for text BBS software

I would like to know if there are text-based, bulleting board system forum servers for Ubuntu. Which can be used via telnet or ssh. I was searching for this kind of software and came to this BBS ...
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Attempting to create an Ubuntu Software Center (Ubuntu One) account - [duplicate]

I am trying to create my account in the Software Center, but the "Captcha" images are so crude, and long that I cannot get a correct Captcha in dozens of attempts. Please, either improve the captcha ...
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Stop Update Center from opening when I use apt-get

I'm pretty compulsive about updates, and I almost always do it through the terminal with apt-get upgrade. With Ubuntu trying to be helpful, though, it will automatically pop open the software center ...
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Some categories in the software center empty

I installed Ubuntu in Turkish. These categories; Internet Accessories Books and Magazines Education Fonts Games Graphics ... Screnshots: Internet category is empty Accessories category is empty ...
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Pidgin “Send screenshot” plugin

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) with Pidgin 2.10.9 (libpurple 2.10.9) and I cannot install "Send screenshot" plugin from .deb package on it'official site. If I try to, Software Center notifies me about ...
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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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Can't detect internet connection in terminal and Ubuntu software center

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10. I can connect to the internet in mozilla. However, the terminal and Ubuntu software center don't detect the internet connection. What can I do?
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How do I remove Skype 4.3 from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32-bit)

I installed Skype on my nephew's new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine, and now we've decided to remove it. But I'm not able to locate it in my Installed programs section of Ubuntu Software Center. I'm able to ...
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Can I get the Ubuntu Software center in KDE?

Is there a way to get the Ubuntu Software Center on Kubuntu?
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ubuntu 12.04 won't install software [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. When I try and open software center it tries to open then it closes. When I try and install software via command line I get: root@server1:~/.config# sudo apt-get --purge ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 software center closes immediately after launch

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 (total newcomer to linux in general, btw). The software center, as well as the ubuntu updater applications seem to close immediately after opening. the terminal came up ...
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Can't install programs from the ubuntu software center

Im kinda new to ubuntu so im trying to cope with commands and all that stuff, so basically i was trying to install VLC on my comp and as soon as it's about to finish i get this window, and its ...
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Updated from 12.04 to 14.04, software center now saying I have no permission to download software

just a note I'm not an expert at this. I'm using crouton linux with xfce and recently updated from 12.04 to 14.04. I'd done this with my previous crouton-installed chromebook fine, but now I can't ...
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I can't install any package in 15.10 [duplicate]

Help me.. I can't install any packages in Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get installArchives() failed: dpkg: error: configuration error: /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch:1: unknown option ...
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How to uninstall Roblox?

So I for some reason installed ROBLOX and now it updates automatically every time I open Ubuntu Software Center. I need it gone from my computer. I have Ubuntu 14.04.
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Does etckeeper disrupt installations from Software Center

In the Software Center I searched for VirtualBox, found it and hit "Install". The installation ended with a Pop-up reading Package operation failed The installation or removal of a software ...
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gi repository problem

When I try to run software-center I get this message Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk, GObject ...
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Avogadro - Conformer Search

I wrote the following to the Avogadro list, " The molecular mechanics section as seen here, http://avogadro.cc/wiki/Extensions_Menu#Molecular_Mechanics and hence conformer search isn't ...
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Will the Ubuntu packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am in the process of creating a program for Ubuntu, and intend to upload it to the Ubuntu Software Center. Will the packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04 due to the switch to the ...
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problem with software center [duplicate]

2015-12-03 02:02:18,961 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-12-03 02:02:19,303 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - building local database 2015-12-03 02:02:19,303 - ...
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unable to upgrade or download from ubuntu software center or appgrid

I am new to linux. Recently I installed barry desktop a client for blackberry sync.And after reboot I found an error notification on the desktop panel with an error message saying ERROR: BROKEN ...
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Ubuntu sofware center - “Check your internet connection” error when downloading.

Whenever I download stuff on Ubuntu sofware center it says "Unable to download. Check your internet connection" Funny thing is when I click "Search best internet linK" under forware sources (or ...
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The Ubuntu Software center crash [duplicate]

Today, I install Ubuntu 14.04 with Wubi. and then, I'm download an app in Ubuntu software center and I'm updated the language in system settings. After that the package I'm download is crash and ...
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Error message runnin gksu software-center “Failed to load module canberra-gtk-module”

When I run gksu software-center, my terminal spits out this mess: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" 2015-11-28 17:36:36,919 - root - WARNING - failed to init network state ...
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How to correctly install Compiz on XFCE 4.12?

As I understand, Compiz can be installed as the compositing-manager on various desktop environments. I am using Ubuntu Studio 15.10 with XFCE 4.12 and I want to install Compiz in its basic ...
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“Books & Magazines” in Software Center is empty

If I go to the Ubuntu Software Center and click on Books & Magazines in the leftmost panel, nothing shows up. I'm connected fine to the Internet, stuff shows up as expected in other sections, and ...