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How do I uninstall a software that was not installed using the Ubuntu Software Center?

I see there are discussions addressing installing software using the USC (as well as some comparisons to the Add/Remove Programms feature in Windows), but nothing regarding how one goes about ...
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Why does Software Center not start and Updates fail? [duplicate]

Software centre doesn't even open. When I want to Update software i get these errors: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Could not initialize the package ...
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How to package a net-beans java project for Ubuntu

I'm in final year of my b.tech, for project I have created an multilingual dictionary in Java (net beans 6.7.1) in which we can search words meaning, its synonyms, antonyms and an example, or if its ...
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I have a problem with software center

I am using ubuntu 12.04 desktop and before few days software center stopped working. I uninstalled it and reinstalled it but during the final stage it showed me bad marshal data and few other error ...
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can't install software--can I fix missing dpkg?

New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair now? hit Repair Package operation failed The installation or removal of ...
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'Xojo' is the only application that I can't install

I can't install xojo. When I click install in the software center it's not progressing. In the terminal it's stuck in : gichan02@gichan02-Latitude-D520:~$ sudo apt-get install xojo [sudo] password ...
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How to exit apt-get?

When I try to install new software from the Ubuntu Software Center, it says "waiting for apt-get to exit". How I can exit apt-get?
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Ubuntu Software not resetting or updating [duplicate]

I have been having trouble getting the Ubuntu Software Center to open and when I ran the reconfigure command I get this back.. MacBookPro:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure software-center Updating software ...
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Software Center not Opening at all Error

When I open software from menu, it says "cannot open software database. Please reinstall the software-center package. When I write software-center on terminal, such error comes: 2014-05-28 ...
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How do I fix a “Previous installation hasn't been completed.” error in Software Center?

Ubuntu Software Center crashes whenever I try to install something. It shows the following error: Previous installation hasn't been completed. The installation could have failed because of an ...
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System settings and software center disapeared

This is my 1st time to try a linux desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 with a hope to have a stable and usable version of linux. It worked well at the beginning with some popular applications at the first day. ...
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software center disappearing and noy loading [duplicate]

I'm new to linux and am using Ubuntu 14.0.4. I wanted to install kerio vpn client from one of the sites so i downloaded it and when I double click on the zip folder it opened with software center. I ...
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how to remove burg-pc error

When applying any software from Ubuntu Software Center it tells me that: Errors were encountered while processing: burg-pc The software installed, but because of the error I need to remove it.
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bootable DVD & USB of Centos 6.5 x86 based from Ubuntu 13.10

My question is how to make a bootable DVD / USB for CentOS 6.5 x86(32-bit) from Ubuntu 13.10 (with the help of terminal / GUI or through both ways) OR what softwares i can use for this purpose??? In ...
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How do I enable the “partner” repository?

I keep seeing places refer to the "partner" repository as a place I can get software, how can I enable this repository? Please specify how to do this graphically and via command line.
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“Install” option disappeared from the software center

I cannot install anything from the Ubuntu software center (on 13.10). The "Install" button is missing and only the one fore "More information" is there. I suspect it is a problem with the software ...
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LibreOffice version [duplicate]

Now, I use LibreOffice Writer 3.5.7.2 . According to http://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question/34088/selecting-copying-pasting-text/ and further things I need LibreOffice Writer 4.0 or higher. When it ...
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How can I install bleachbit in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm unable to install bleachbit on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04. The Ubuntu Software Centre shows that the package is available from the Universe software source and I have the option to "use this ...
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Cannot install any softwares from software center in Ubuntu 14.04. Install icon is greyed

This is just example. It is same for software download pages including VLC, Synaptic Package Manager etc. Please any one help me. I reinstalled ubuntu & also updated just now and the problem is ...
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Red triangle in top and “Use this source” Error

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 but after a month no update appears ! and when i click on update center it said your system is updated. but red triangle appears in top and said the update information is ...
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ubuntu software center not working and alerts that package catalog needs to be repaired

When i open my ubuntu software center it gives warning that "Items cannot be installed or removed until package catalog is repaired. Do you want to repair it now" so i hit repair , but it fails ...
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how clear/clean unneeded files or cache for my customized distro

Can you help me to find out how do I clear the Cache files or unnecessary or lib that can be updated on new ubuntu install i used "ubuntu 12.10" this my top size file/folder list: 4380MiB /usr ...
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Can't download Google Chromium from Software Centre? [closed]

So, after installing Ubuntu yesterday, I wanted to install Chrome. I found the Chromium browser in the Software Centre. After clicking the install button, and typing my password, I get a message ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Xmanager

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and when trying to connect by Xmanager 4 i got an error message (gnome-session:8503): CRITICAL : We failed, but the fail whale is dead. Sorry.... how to solve this ...
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Missing password-asking dialog popup on session via VNC-SSH

I've almost got to have a remote Ubuntu Desktop working exactly as id it was a local session, but still can't solve a little issue wich is driving me crazy. I have a remote machine with Ubuntu ...
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I want to play AisleRiot Solitaire but don't know how to start it

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am new to Ubuntu (or any Linux type OS for that matter). I go to Ubuntu Software Center then games, double click on AisleRiot Solitaire & see that it is installed. ...
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Flash player won't start after Ubuntu update

very new on Linux as well on Ubuntu. I have install in my PC the Ubuntu 11.10 and after a regular Ubuntu update, the Flash player cannot start. I have uninstall the Flash player several times to ...
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How do you find the Ubuntu Software Center in the File System [duplicate]

I'm trying to download a apt file of Adobe Flash Plater for other browsers but I can't seem to find the Software Center. There is no application already checked off for downloading it. Does anyone ...
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The Software Center won't start anymore, how to fix it?

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 for last 2 months. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have to ...
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Error untrusted packages Ubuntu Software [duplicate]

Good morning: Im new in Ubuntu and i have a problem with he ubuntu software. I've Ubuntu 11.10 whats happens is that when i try to download a program from ubuntu software, the problem (Require ...
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clamtk problem, i still get version 0.98.1 for the antivirus engine after removing and reinstalling again via terminal

I recently installed clamtk using the software center and apparently I didn't know that there is a bug of some kind that keeps the anti virus engine at version 0.98.1 but I at least have to have ...
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Software center not loading with Gtk-WARNING's

Recently I have noticed that I can not launch the software center, from either the launcher or the terminal. I have combed over numerous posts about what to do so far with no results. I have tried: ...
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How do I open “apt” links in Firefox on Lubuntu?

Many answers on Ask Ubuntu direct to links like this that in Xubuntu opened in Ubuntu Software Center. In Lubuntu I get this error message: In Firefox-Preferences/Applications cannot see something ...
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Segmentation fault when trying to run psychonauts. NOT SOLVED by forcing S3TC-support or getting the needed libraries

So i'm having problems running psychonauts as i've noticed many others have as well. I installed it through software center and made sure i had the right libs needed to run mesa ...
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How can I redownload previously purchased Linux Format magazine on Ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

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 configure Software Center to work with HTTP proxy?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS using the Windows installer (Wubi) yesterday. And then I tried to install Chrome, Flash player, etc., but nothing worked. Then I tried installing some random package using ...
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How to install pythoncard?(any alternate method)

How to install pythoncard?I have tried browsing the software center for it and I installed it,but when I run a pythoncard-based program,it shows me that there is no module named pythoncard.Can I ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 - Software Center - Edit->Software Sources disabled

The button in Software Center→Edit→Software sources... is disabled. Is there another way to reach it or simple enable the button? What could be causing it? If I know I can fix it myself ...
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I've submitted an app for the software center, but it's status says “Draft”. What does this mean? Do I need to do something still?

I created a common network program. I think that it's very useful for users that use internet. So I uploaded it at https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps as you look at following picture. ...
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Steam does not pop-up

I have installed steam-launcher from the software center and installed some software that it required (mesa...) but when I want to start steam nothing happens.I use Ubuntu 14.04
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Software Center won't start: “AttributeError: 'gi.repository.Gtk' object has no attribute 'FontSelectionDialog' ”

When I try to run software-center from the terminal it gives me: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 33, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk ...
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Ubuntu one (application) on ubuntu software center

I went on the ubuntu software center to get ubuntu one (application), found it and clicked it. Then shows "NOT FOUND There isn’t a software package called “ubuntuone-control-panel-qt” in your ...
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sudo apt-get -f intall -> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) [duplicate]

i want to install "ghostview" by using Ubuntu software center. however, the error message occurs and I type as sudo apt-get -f install after that, I can get this result Reading package lists... ...
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Can't Install Steam libc.so.6

Error: You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6 I installed steam from the software center.
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How to get the tags for the installed software in ubuntu?

I can retrieve the softwares using the dpkg command but is there a command to get the associated category for the software .Like if I have Firefox installed can I some retrieve a tag for it that says ...
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The application software sources has closed unexpectedly [duplicate]

I am getting the following error message as a result of that I am unable to install any new software. Unreportable reason: Encountered a section with no Package header: E: Problem with Mergelist ...
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E:Encounterd a section with no package:header [duplicate]

Whenever i am trying to open software center it crashes. I ran the command : sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center The Following problem appeared: E: Encountered a section with no ...
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Software Center not working in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am having trouble with the Software Center in Ubuntu 12.04. When I write Software-center in Terminal, this says : ** (software-center:3203): WARNING **: Failed to load shared library ...
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What happened whith software-center - authentification failed? [duplicate]

2014-05-04 16:00:34,847 - softwarecenter.backend.zeitgeist_logger - WARNING - Support for Zeitgeist disabled 2014-05-04 16:00:35,910 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' ...