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Im having problem with Ubuntu software center [duplicate]

when i try to download a item from the Ubuntu Software Center it will download it and then try to install it.The item just stops installing.When I tried to cancel it, it says cancelling and wont stop....
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New software can't be installed: Dependency Problems

I got this error when installing PyCharm and it start software can't be installed. I left it at that. But now I'm unable to install any new software because of broken dependencies. installArchives() ...
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Is there a method to force delete or uninstall an app (i.e. dropbox ) other than removing it from Software Center?

So far I've tried of course the go-to area for newbies: Ubuntu Software Center. Fail#1 I clicked on the "remove" button and I left it overnight and it's still 'pending'. It seems like the progress ...
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package installation failed but is installing it anyway

Every time I want to install something I get this error message: package installation failed the installation or removal of a software package failed. Hoever, when I look into the apps the software ...
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(installation problem) Software update failure-Impossible installation Ubuntu 14.04 lts - 64 icoree5

My software updater does not let me install any programme. This is the details it gives back: installArchives() failed: Setting up install-info (5.2.0.dfsg.1-2) ... /etc/environment: line 3: JAVA: ...
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software center launches and immediately closes

When I open from the side bar launcher and from terminal the software center will open, and then immediately close. I have tried updating from terminal, reinstalling from terminal, but it's still not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and Katoolin removing failed [closed]

Unfortunately, I installed Katoolin by following these steps. After installation, I tried to remove it using this solution. Now, I see this weird menu. I can't take screenshot, menu is closed while I ...
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Software update failure-Impossible installation Ubuntu 14.04 lts - 64 icore 5

Whenever I try to update the sofware from the ubuntu repository it gives me an error. And I cannot even install programs lately. Here are the lines the sofware center gives me back. Any thoughts? ...
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Can browse internet, cannot ping / update / install anything

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10, but I cannot update softwares. Not even from Ubuntu Software center. I have proxy applied system wide. Here are a few screenshots. Thanking in advance. sudo apt-...
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Sublime Text build 3103 fails

I downloaded sublime-text_build-3103_amd64.deb, but it says it demages the available package "sublime-text-installer" because of conflict with sublime-text() when I open it in the software center. ...
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How to fix flickering screen and software problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I bought Dell Latitude 3450 Ubuntu 14.04 a week ago and I updated the software through the Software Updater. Now it keeps on logging out by itself, the screen keeps on flickering and the message of ...
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Can not open Ubuntu Software Center

yesterday I tried to install via ubuntu software center handbrake to edit some videos from my job, but later when I tried to uninstall the software appears an error message. In other forums they ...
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Code:blocks installing error

i want to install code:blocks but i can't find the right files to install it. on software center i've an error: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing ...
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Default username/password in preinstalled Ubuntu systems

I already searched around the web and couldn't find an answer. These days lots of computers (mainly laptops) come with Ubuntu preinstalled. Just out of curiosity, what is the default admin username/...
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Unable to open Software & Updates in 15.10

I'm unable to open my Software & Updates in Ubuntu 15.10 I think this error is part of the problem software-properties-gtk Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-...
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constant problems with packages, can't solve this one

I've been using Ubuntu for about 8 months now. Throughout that time I've had a continous problem with installing and updating software via the terminal and sometimes the Ubuntu Software Center. I ...
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System error due to packages having unmet dependcies

I am very new to ubuntu. I tried downloading Adobe Reader for ubuntu and received the error message. I cannot open Synaptic Package Manager and receive the following message: E: Malformed line 56 in ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: software-center-aptdaemon-plugins

I am getting below error when trying to install or upgrade any package. I think below error was generated after unistall software center, i have also tried to install software center but getting same ...
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how to install camera on ubuntu 14.04

actually I was using camera on windows 7.But now when I installed ubuntu and I want to use skype I am not able to find the camera. which software I should install so that I can avail the facility ...
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How to download files instead of direct installation [duplicate]

just moved to Ubuntu from windows 8. I have windows computer in my office and ubuntu at home and I want to download tar files (softwares) on office's windows through software center or something and ...
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Software Center crashes after fresh install (15.10)

When running the software center it briefly opens and then shutsdown. Running from terminal yields: ERROR:root:DebFileApplication import Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/software-...
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Control ALSA Volume on unity-control-center sound (not Pulse Audio)

I just managed to disable Pulse Audio to get free of its (frustrating) re-sampling feature. Everything is good with ALSA, except for I have to rely on alsamixer for volume control. Is there a way to ...
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can't open Ubuntu store Python errors

I don't know but I get these weird Pythonish errors while opening store. Earlier it was working fine ➜ ~ software-center ** (software-center:4359): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility ...
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Software Center and cross-platform licensing of a commercial app

I currently use my own scheme for licensing where the user is emailed a license file upon purchase. The license file would allow the user to run the app on both Windows and Linux. Without the license, ...
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Download Lingot

I found an app on the Ubuntu Software Center, and installed it. Now I see that to re-install the app I can either download from Ubuntu Universe, or via this website using Ubuntu Software Center, but ...
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Software center crashing - header? [duplicate]

Having an issue here with my software center crashing upon initially running. This is the error Im receiving: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/...
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Silverlight causing Software Center to crash

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system. I installed silverlight plugin to view netflix on Chrome browser. When I tried to load Software Center, it crashed on startup. I tried again through terminal(...
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Xfce dark theme font colours

I have a problem with dark theme. I'm using Ubuntu Studio and Nox theme. Unfortunately I cannot see youtube like/dislike ratio because its font with this theme is almost white. This problem rarely ...
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when i click on ubuntu software center or open it via terminal it opens up for a second and then automatically gets closed

I also tried to reinstall it but its showing error Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_IN Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header ...
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Flash Player Issue

I am having problem with flash player in Ubuntu 15.10 (Mozilla Firefox and Chromium).
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Reqiures installation of untrusted packages

In the first look it seems to be another duplicated question , but the difference here is that I tried several server changings but the result was the same. Trying to install a package form software ...
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Can't use the software centre

I have recently installed Ubuntu onto my laptop. I have used it in the past just running on the disk and have never had any problems with it.. I am connected to my wifi and have full access to the ...
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software center crashes - problems with google-chrome-stable

I get: (translated from German) SystemError: E: Package google-chrome-stable must be reinstalled, however, no archive can be found. New installation of software is not possible because the ...
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Trying to install software center and wine [duplicate]

I just put Ubuntu on my Chromebook and i am trying to install software center and wine I typed in the command sudo apt-get install (program) and at the end a user license agreement pops up ...
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Create new admin account with other account's software already installed

I have an admin account(say X) where I have installed some 50 software packages. Now I want to create another admin account(say Y) who can use all 50 software packages. Is this possible? How do I ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 the message I get when using software center, software broken

When I try to install some software from the Ubuntu Software Center the message says Software Broken. I have been trying to get my Dell C1765 nfw printer, scanner, fax to work, so I looked in the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Software Center not starting

I have been using Ubuntu from time to time but not an expert. I have been looking for a fix to this problem to no avail. The Ubuntu Software Center was working fine and now suddenly it is not starting ...
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Unable to start an account at Ubuntu soft wear [duplicate]

the security thing that makes you type in the encrypted letter picture does not let me in no matter how many times I do it. some one should fix it. I am ready to thought his computer on the trash ...
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Software Center doesn't start - could not initiate dbus

Ubuntu Software Center is lost from my Ubuntu & it's not showing in launcher. When i run sudo software-center in my terminal, the output is something like this: 2016-01-29 17:46:53,262 - ...
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Software Center Will Not Install From Terminal

When trying to install Software Center I get the following message: ~$ sudo apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information....
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Why is the Ubuntu Software Center being replaced by GNOME Software?

In Ubuntu 16.04 the Ubuntu Software Center will be replaced with the GNOME Software app, but why is this so? Why did they make this decision? Because GNOME Software hasn't even been released stably ...
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Ubuntu Software Center disappeared. Reinstalling it doesn't work

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu, I have 15.10 installed but Software Center disappeared. I tried to run this in terminal: sudo apt-get install software-center But Im getting this error:
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add-apt-repositories isn't working

Basically the terminal freezes for a while the I manually have to ctrl+c to end the process, then I get the following ^CTraceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Won't Open and E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

I was having problems after I uninstalled libreoffice and installed openoffice. The Ubuntu software center will not open, no matter how many timees I try to reinstall it.
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Software-center hangs when open (does not completely open) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a question regarding software-center. When I try to open (regardless from terminal or not) it hangs with a "waiting" sign and does not proceed further. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS I tried ...
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How to remove Kali Linux base from Ubuntu

I have mistakenly installed Katoolin in my Ubuntu 15.10. It has done a lot of problem in my pc & then I removed it but it wasn't totally removed. Everywhere in the system has it's effect. The main ...
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How to add a local mirror to Ubuntu Software Centre on Xubuntu?

I have a functioning mirror of the Ubuntu repositories for 14.04 on my LAN. Hosted on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. I connect to it from other Ubuntu servers, via http using a modified /etc/apt/sources.list ...
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Cannot upgrade after installation of xsane

I have been experiencing problems after installing xsane and other software. I think I've been a bit naughty and I have taken advice from unofficial sources, and now I am reaping the consequences. I ...
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How to install the new GNOME Software app on 16.04 for testing purposes? [closed]

PLEASE NOTE: This Q&A has been archived and is now for historical reference only. For more information on this, see answer. On my system running Ubuntu 16.04 I am wanting to test the new ...
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software-properties-common not installing

I'm trying to install the java jdk on my linux machine and ended up with the need to install software-properties-common. However if I try to install it with apt-get it returns this: Reading package ...