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connecting to internet over proxy

We have proxy-server, I was able to set up network connection and mozilla works perfectly, it prompts for login/password and when logged-in it works, but when I try to download any software from ...
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How can you download an app from the Software Center from a PC without Ubuntu to a USB

I'm having a problem with networking device (Not Ubuntu's fault.) , so I am using my moms Mac to copy an Ubuntu app to my USB device. When I try copy the file, the software center gives me a button ...
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What does this mean & what impact does it have: Failed to download repository information [duplicate]

Today out of the clear blue I received the following message when I ran my updater under Ubuntu 13.10 laptop. Failed to download repository information. I see there are a ton of questions regarding ...
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I can't find any of my downloaded apps in the dash

I have just installed Ubuntu and have problems with finding any of the apps/programs that I have downloaded form the software center. When I search for them in the dashboard they are not there. I have ...
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Why is size of paid/0$ apps “unknown” in USC? [closed]

When you look at the free software in Ubuntu software center,you will be shown the Size of those apps as below. Total size 32mb to download,100mb when installed. But in case of paid ...
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Error with Update Manager and Software Center

I am running Ubuntu 11.10. On trying to check for updates using the Update Manager GUI, I encounter the following error: Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. ...
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Where is Startup Disk Creator installed?

Using XFCE. I installed usb-creator, also called Startup Disk Creator using the Ubuntu software center. Where is this installed? It does not show up anywhere in the menu. In the terminal I've tried ...
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After removed app, the launcher keeps at unity

I've downloaded manage-launcher from Software Center then, after, have removed it. But it keeps at the unity. I've already seek for the .desktop file at /usr/share/applications, but nothing is there. ...
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Install button in the software center is grayed out when trying to install .debs without an internet connection [closed]

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 from a usb stick. After installation, none of the software which I had collected and run on 11.10 or 11.04 runs on it. Even my newly downloaded opera or chrome ...
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'Install' option is missing in ubuntu software center

I am new with linux. Recently I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS (x64 bit). When trying to install software from Ubuntu Software Center, the Install button on right is missing. Also, when I am trying to ...
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No install button in software centre?

I can not install most of the software as not all of the software has a button to install. is this an error? or dependency problem if so how do i fix it?
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How long does it take for a proprietary software to get reviewed to Ubuntu

My application is just a .py file that has a GUI. I tarred it and uploaded it to Myapps under proprietary license ($0.0) as I have no idea about packaging. The source code is available at Github. It ...
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Failed to download repository information. Error?

I am new here. I just installed Ubuntu and I am very happy. I tried to install a program from Ubuntu Software Center. It said "Available from "universe" source". So I clicked "Use this source". So, ...
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Software center has disappeared

I'm an absolute newby for Linux / Ubuntu. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old computer. It seemed to work fine. However today when I started the computer again the software center had ...
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Software center crashed twice, works but wont show reviews. Fresh install of 12.04 [closed]

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, been using it for about a month. I decided to try something new today and downloaded the kubuntu-desktop and hated it. After unsuccessfully attempting to remove it I ...
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Running software-center from command line as root

I'm not using Unity, so I don't have a handy button to click on to start software-center. It's occasionally useful to search for software, though, so I run it from the command line. However, then I ...
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How to remove the “For Purchase” section from the Software Center?

The Software Center has a section of For Purchase programs —see screenshot below—, which is annonying me every time I want to install something. Is there any way to remove or hide these ...
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installed ubuntu 12.04 on a hp 14 chromebook.. there is no ubuntu software center, or browser

it wcs a successful installation, with a quick switch option between ubuntu and chromeOS without rebooting. However it installed without the ubuntu software center. I am a noobie, and i cannot ...
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Unable to upgrade through sudo apt-get upgrade or through Software Center

I have tried upgrading the software through Software Center however the software center keeps on crashing. When i tried through the terminal I got the following message:- sudo apt-get upgrade Reading ...
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Problem in jenkins installation on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

$ sudo apt-get install jenkins Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: ...
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Can not install some programs from Web [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install software using the Ubuntu Software Center? Hey I install today and completely new I was wondering how do i install programs. I used too use windows ...
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installArchives() failed: dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of “package”

Every time I attempt to use the Ubuntu Software Center, I get an error message that says "Items cannot be installed or removed until the package catalog is repaired". When I try to repair, it then ...
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Linux Anti-Virus [duplicate]

Does Linux need anti-virus? I searched & some sites are providing free antivirus for Ubuntu and Linux. When does it needs anti-virus?
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No edit button in the software center

Go to Ubuntu Software Center. Edit > Software Sources Change the server from the default value to some other value. I couldn't find the edit button under the Ubuntu software center.
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Software-center cant run

I cant run software-center. Error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk, GObject ImportError: No module ...
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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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How to cancel an installation in the Software Center?

I tried installing MatLab from the software center out of curiosity, without having installed the executables. This led to the install unable to complete. I closed the GUI of the installer window, but ...
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Software Center Matlab app preventing app installation

I have installed an app from the software center that is called Matlab. But then it turns out that it isn't actually Matlab, but some support package for it, and I when I try to remove it, it opens a ...
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How to cancel installation of Matlab while applying changes?

Out of curiosity to try Matlab I mistakenly installed the Matlab from the Ubuntu Software Center. I did not realize that it was just an upgrade for the installed program. Now it wants the directory ...
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Will Ubuntu Software Center function in Raspbian OS?

Can I install Ubuntu Software Center in Raspbian? Will it work properly? Will proprietary apps work properly?
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Is steam available in Ubuntu Software Center?

After a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10 I noticed that there was no steam in the Ubuntu Software Center! Well, that's mot a problem since steam can be installed through the deb file on their ...
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Software center shows “use this source” instead of “install”

I was downloading vlc media player. Suddenly there was a network problem and it stopped. Then when I tried to install it again it does not show the install option, but instead shows "use this source". ...
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Installation of WPS Office on Ubuntu Software Center cause the system to freeze [closed]

On Xubuntu I installed WPS office through some other program instead of Software Center. It made my system unresponsive and since I didn't know REISUB command, I cold rebooted.Now again I have ...
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Reading package lists…Error [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 13-10 yesterday and when i want to open software center i get this error: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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How do I install software using the Ubuntu Software Center?

The title says it all. I'd like to know how I can install software - an example is the Chromium web browser.
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Ubuntu Center Ratings and How to Submit Them

I would like to rate the DeVeDe package as its buggy and deserves a low rating, plus I can tell people what they have to do to make it work. I tried running the command, software-center devede, but ...
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PayPal not working in the Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

PayPal ist not working for me on Ubuntu 12.10 in the Ubuntu Software Center (USC) any more. I bought a lot of stuff via PayPal on the USC but now it stops working: After the "Log in to your PayPal ...
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Ubuntu Software Center did not pay me? [closed]

So, I believe USC should have paid me via Paypal the 20.80$ I earned by selling my game here.... But I did not get anything... Help? Someone clarify me?
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How to play MP3 files using Rhythmbox? [duplicate]

Yesterday I just installed the Ubuntu 12.04 for the first time, the problem is that I can't play and of the MP3 files that I have. I get this error: Required plugin could not be found Python ...
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Problems with Skype and software in general

I setup Lubuntu on my HP mini only yesterday with kind help by a bunch of users here. However, I tried to install Skype today, but there is no version for Lubuntu. I tried to find out what to do, ...
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Does ubuntu software center download 64bit apps?

Noob question: when using the 64bit version of ubuntu (xubuntu in this case) and I install something through the software center, will it get the 64bit app for me?
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Packaging wallpapers for Ubuntu software center

I was wondering how to package some wallpapers into a package for the Ubuntu Software Center?
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How to re-install Software Center?

I've had a problem with Software Center for a few weeks, where it has just refused to delete a removed PPA from its "All Software" and "Installed Software" drop-down menus. I've tried many suggested ...
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Publication Lazarus project in Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

Can I publish desktop application has developed in Lazarus IDE in Ubuntu Software Center?
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Software Center will not start [closed]

I tried to launch Ubuntu Software Center to day, but it didn't start, so I tried launching it through the terminal, giving this error: 2013-04-19 10:21:51,505 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO ...
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How to download ubuntu softwares in windows? [duplicate]

I'm new user of Ubuntu 12.04 at my home. I have no internet service at my home, but I want to download some Ubuntu software packages from Ubuntu Apps Directory at internet club (there's windows 7 OS) ...
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What is the difference between Ubuntu Software Centre and Synaptic Package Manager? [duplicate]

I am transferring from 8.10 to 10.10. I was wondering what is the difference between Ubuntu Software Centre and Synaptic Package Manager in 10.10? For what kinds of things do I need to go which? ...
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How to configure proxy authentication to work with Ubuntu Software Center?

I have tried put in apt config Acquire::http::proxy, and in Network>Network proxy with and without user:password@server:port and using environment variables http_proxy and https_proxy. Nothing seems ...
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Which port does Ubuntu Software Center use?

I have installed the gufw firewall utility and want to make a whitelist of ports (want maximum security, but whitelisting single IPs is currently too tedious). I have so far only entered ports 53 (for ...
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Software center will not let me authorize

When trying to install a program from the software center it will ask for a password. I enter my password and the authentication window goes away and/or tells me there is a problem and the program ...