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installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” when trying to install vlc (via Software Center) [duplicate]

I am trying to install vlc media player (Ubuntu 14.04), but when I write in terminal "sudo apt-get install vlc", or trying to install via Software Center, this is what I get: The following packages ...
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Epson XP202 will not install

I am using 14.04 which has been great until today trying to print using Epson XP202. Previously the printer worked after installing drivers no problem on older versions of Ubuntu/Lubuntu. Now I have ...
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Download apps in ubuntu software centre

I am having a problem authenticating in Ubuntu 12.04. I have no password. I have bought my computer online. There is no password when I log in. It's showing me unsuccessful password. So I cannot ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened [duplicate]

I have a problem with the software updater, the synaptic package manager and the ubuntu software center. When I use the terminal to update, I receive the following error: Reading package lists... ...
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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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Is all the software from ubuntu software center working on ubuntu 14.04 64bit? [duplicate]

I want to install the 64bit version of ubuntu 14.04 on my new laptop which you can find here if you want to check its stats. My question is: Are there programs in software center which do not work ...
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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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AUTOIT alternate software\

Is there any equivalent software to autoIT is available for ubuntu? I cant able to upload the files using selenium webdriver without autoIT. autoIT software only supports in windows. thanks in ...
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NetBeans does not install properly

I'm trying to install NetBeans IDE on my Ubuntu 12.04. However no matter how many time i install/resintall it (from Software Center), it still gives this strange problem: After I complete the ...
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Software-center disappeared from Launcher and won't work after re-install

On Gnome desktop. After it disappeared, I attempted to reinstall with: sudo apt-get install software-center. This seemed to work and the file was located in /usr/bin but when I issued: software-center ...
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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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Ubuntu Software Center does not proceed from applying changes

I have a problem with Ubuntu software center. It is "Searching" and "applying changes" for long period of time. I tired to cancel by clicking cross(X) mark. However, it is now stuck at "cancelling". ...
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How will they make the Software Centre sync now that U1 is no longer available?

As this questions says, the Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center sync doesn't work. Below there is a comment by MattiJsR: How will they make the sync work now that U1 is no longer available? And my ...
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Error while opening software center

While opening the software centre I am getting the below error. 2014-08-11 21:57:11,945 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-08-11 21:57:12,309 - ...
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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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How do I safely delete a program in Ubuntu?

I just installed 'Sublime Text 3' and for some reason I can't install the 'package manager'. Anyway, I want to try uninstall it but I can't find it in my 'ubuntu software center'. On this page it ...
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Dropbox causes software center problems

installed dropbox via software center. ''applying changes'' or when pressing 'x' button, then ''cancellation'' last forever! Even after restarting comp. Removing dropbox via software center lasta ...
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What's the easiest way to install a list of packages with latest version [duplicate]

What's the easiest way to install a list of packages with latest version? Using apt-cache policy or Ubuntu software center, package xxxx only has version 1.1 In Pypi (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/), ...
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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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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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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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turning off Ubuntu One [duplicate]

How do I uninstall the Ubuntu One software now it doesn't work? Every time I boot up, I get a pop-up saying that my files are being uploaded to the cloud. Since they aren't, this stays there for a ...
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Accessing Previous Purchases

I purchased Steel Storm Burning Retribution back in 2011. Now that I have a new laptop with 13.04 I logged in to the software Center to re-install it, but the Previous Purchases screen comes up ...
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How to report unofficial package installed via Software Center?

I've installed a game called Slingshot Portal (package name: portal-slingshot) using Ubuntu Software Center. The game fails to start with the following error: Failed to execute command "java -jar ...
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Ubuntu software centre does not open after installing iTunes

After installing itunes via Playonlinux, the Ubuntu Software Centre refuses to open. I did get an error message that iTunes was not properly installed and should be reinstalled. But I cannot open the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade from 13.10: Using unofficial software packages not provided by ubuntu

I am having an issues upgrading to 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) from 13.10 (Saucy Salamander), where I get a message Could not calculate the upgrade, and I believe it is due to my unofficial software packages. ...
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Disable Splash Screen on Ubuntu Software Center startup

Is there a way to disable the splash screen when Ubuntu Software Center starts up? It takes a long time to load on my laptop. thanks!
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Cannot update software, cannot install anything, cannot upgrade

I cannot update anything in my system. I use the terminal and this is what I get. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: The package ...
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Can't locate package (gimp) in terminal, and in the software center says 'not found' [duplicate]

I desperately need to install Gimp on my computer. When I enter the Ubuntu Software Center Gimp is easily searchable, but when I click on it to download it says: "Not Found: there isn't a software ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 breaks Unity and Terminal

I was having some trouble seeing USB devices on my XP virtual machine running in Virtual box on Ubuntu 13.10. I thought perhaps that the standard software centre 4.2 version of VirtualBox might be ...
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What is the file path for the Ubuntu Software Centre executable?

What is the file path for the Ubuntu Software Centre executable? usr/bin/ maybe? Also what is the file name?
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Used up software Linux Downloads folder?

I`ve been using Linux for four month. Mint Qiana,Peppermint 3, Lubuntu14.04.1. When I set up my printer, I downloaded the following: cupswrapperHL2270DW-2.0.4-2.i386.deb --Archive ...
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Will KDE and GTK compatible software work in Xubuntu (XFCE)?

In the software center, there is a lot of software with needs KDE or this is GTK compatible. Can this software work in Xubuntu XFCE?
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Not able to authenticate during sofware installation

When I try to install a package through Software Centre, an authentication window pops up. The authentication window is like this: But the window disappears immediately and I am not able to ...
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Can I respond to comments in Software Center as app developer?

Is there anyway to respond to some comments privately on the Ubuntu software center? Some users of my app seem to be having problems but have not filed bug reports or asked questions on the launchpad ...
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The installation or removal of a software package failed [duplicate]

I recently updated to ubuntu 13.04, after installing some random program from the software-center I get the "Package operation failed"- "The installation or removal of a software package failed." and ...
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What data does the Software Centre use to give you recommendations?

Just below the What's New section there is a Recommended For You section. Currently I don't have it enable, but other than the list of software, what data does it take about what you have installed? ...
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Unity 2D dash and launcher unable to install!

Ok. I tried installing ubuntu TV from This page. It said that my ubuntu 2D environment will be altered. Now when I choose Ubuntu 2D,I dont have a launcher. Everything is working except there is no ...
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Failed to download repository information. Error? [duplicate]

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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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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Can't open Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I cannot open the Ubuntu Software Center. I keep getting this error: bash: /usr/bin/software-center: /usr/bin/python: bad interpreter: No such file or directory ...
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Cannot Install a software from software center in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have also created an ubuntu Single sign on account. But I cannot install anything from Ubuntu software center. The install button is not ...
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Whenever I try installing something from the software center it always says 'requires installation of untrusted packages'

I am using software server 12.04 but whenever I try installing something like playonlinux for example it says Requires installation of untrusted packages and when i click details it gives me: ...
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I can't find programs I've installed through Ubuntu Software Centre

I've been trying to fix a few issues on my laptop, one of which is the fact that I use beats audio. I've been following these steps but I'm struggling to get past 2. I installed trusty1 from the link ...
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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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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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ubuntu 12.10 not updating [closed]

I upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10. After this it is not updating . THe software updater gives the following error : W:Failed to fetch ...
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update-alternatives: error: alternative path /lib/plymouth/themes/MIB-Ubuntu/MIB-Ubuntu.plymouth doesn't exist

When I try to download some software from Ubuntu center or from Synaptic, I get package operation failed... How to fix this? edit: I tried to install this game: This is the details from the ...
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How to download applications from Ubuntu Software Center [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10, my very first Linux desktop. I want to download and install an application (VLC media player) from the Software Center. When I clicked the download button, a pop-up ...