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unable to remove a program

I'm trying to remove bitdefender using the ubuntu software center.. and this is what happened next: installArchives() failed: (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 188880 files and directories ...
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why I am unable to install anything on my ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I found following error while installing W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/fcwu-tw/ppa/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found , W:Failed to fetch ...
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why i can't find intellij IDEA in software center? [closed]

i can see the program existing when i go to software center via the browser, but its not in the actual program! even hitting the download link in the applications' page in browser, couldn't direct me ...
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Circular references abound on Ubuntu software, other Ubuntu.com pages [closed]

How do I download software, besides Ubuntu itself, from any of these sites when you can't connect with an Ubuntu machine (i.e. my Windows laptop)? I've logged in to Ubuntu Uno, then into Canonical ...
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Mapping a music file to a discrete 2D domain/2-D array in Ubuntu

I wish to take music file as an input. The output should be a scalar field on a 2D domain or a Vector field on a 2D domain, which I can store as an array. We have seen mapping of music to a 2D domain ...
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How can I have the software center automatically create a shortcut on my desktop every time it installs an application?

I have Unity's launcher hidden as I prefer to use cairo dock. This is why I am trying to find a way to make the things installed from the Ubuntu Software Center to automatically set a shortcut in my ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 | I can't install Software

I can't install software after I installed Ubuntu 14.10 19 days ago. If I want to install Skype I get (in German): Paketlisten werden gelesen... Fertig Abhängigkeitsbaum wird aufgebaut. ...
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Can't Install anytime in Ubuntu

I am trying to install java in ubuntu but it is giving me this error: somewhere@someome-OptiPlex-755:/$ sudo apt-get install default-jre Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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gconf2 and python2.7 fail while installing packages (UbuntuStudio 14.04.1, 32bit)

I am new on AskUbuntu. I experience the following errors when installing new packages. The error log from the terminal is as follows: Setting up gconf2 (3.2.6-0ubuntu2) ... Traceback (most recent ...
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A “serious error” every time I try to open software center

When I click the Software Center icon it opens but it just has a loading icon in the center and closes. Later, I see a minus sign in a red circle in the top right corner of my screen. When I click ...
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Publish Java Swing Application on Ubuntu Software Center

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a VirtualBox in Windows 8.1 and now I want to install Ubuntu SDK in it using the following commands: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-sdk-team/ppa $ sudo apt-get ...
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Why can't I download wine?

I wanted to play Wonderland Online, but it said I had to download wine. I went through all the steps but when I tried installing it the software center pops up and gives me this message: Not ...
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Problem installing Wine

I am trying to install Wine 1.6, I used the link from their website and installed it through the Software Center. The Software Center froze in the middle of the installation and there appeared a red ...
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need help getting terminal and getting a browser

I just downloaded unity to my chromebook and I only have uxterm and xterm but I don't have the regular terminal and it wont let me download software center in either uxterm or xterm so I need help ...
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Unable to launch softwares that need root acces

I am running ubuntu 14.04 (64). I was setting the root theme appearance with ubuntu-tweak (something Ive done hundreds of time), meaning using the gtk theme in synaptic, gdebi for instance (otherwise ...
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Ubuntu Software Center is not allowing me to download software when I try to install something

I recently have gotten myself an Acer C720 Chromebook. This is the device I am currently using. On this device I have XFCE4 installed. I installed Ubuntu software center so that I may in turn get ...
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My Software Center does not load

Hi there does anyone have an idea as to why my Ubuntu Software Center refuses to load ? As I open it, it shows a few seconds freezes and disapears again.
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software center fails to open

I am not a programmer so have a limited understanding of the Terminal use. I cannot log in to the terminal when it asks for a password I understand it does not display, but I cannot log in. Attempting ...
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Cant install program from ubuntu software center-it says“check your internet connnection!failed to download repository information” [duplicate]

says..404 not found W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-updates/universe when enered sudo apt-get update
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Can't download anything from the Ubuntu Software Center

I have been trying to download something from the Ubuntu Software Center and it keeps coming up with "Requires installation of untrusted packages", underneath it says "The action would require the ...
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Software Center crashing already tried uninstalling and re-installing

Software Center crashes. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. Already have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Software Center. Here's the error I get: user@pc:~$ software-center 2014-12-21 15:34:40,540 - ...
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Software Center keeps crashing

Last week I typed in a command for /ect/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list into my terminal and ever since then Ubuntu Software Center Keeps crashing. The report says <class System Error> ...
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Enable to install anything after a XAMPP installation in 14.04 LTS

I'm new to Ubuntu 14.04 , i spent some time in it , all was fine till a XAMPP installation : so i can't install anything from command line or from Ubuntu Software Center ! I search a lot for a ...
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software center lists mutiple entries of okular install and reader

Recently I noticed by accident that I have multiple entries for the okular document viewer in the Software Center. Four of five appear to be identical. Also listed are a host of okular ...
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Software Center GUI consume too much memory. Is this a known bug or so-designed?

When I tried to open Software Center (GUI version) from left panel, it soon consumes more than 7GB memory. After staying at 7GB for a while, it quits with nothing coming out, as shown in this picture: ...
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Package operation failed/WARNING: some OpenPGP programs can't handle a DSA key with this digest size ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Every time i install or uninstall using the Ubuntu Software Center I get the message: Package Operation Failed The installation or removal of the software package failed. I get this for EVERY ...
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Is it possible to remove gnome-contacts in 14.04?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 after coming back from using Mint. I'm cleaning up some of the software that comes installed that I don't need or want. One of those applications is ...
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“ERROR MESSAGE: Requires installation of untrusted packages” [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox 4.3.20. I keep getting the error message shown in the title when I try to download anything in the Software Center. I tried changing servers in "Software and ...
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How to disable third party repositories? I have tried sudo software-properties-gtk but it does not work

I cannot seem to find a way to disable third party repositories. I need to do this to update from 14.04 to 14.10 I type sudo software-properties-gtk But all I get is this alex@alex-NV55C:~$ ...
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How can I install the ubuntu software center. I tried sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center and I get an error

I tried installing many apps already via terminal and all I get is errors which is really starting to bug me alot. So please help me. When I type sudo apt-get install ubuntu-software-center all I ...
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How are Ubuntu packages structured? [duplicate]

When I download a package in Ubuntu, what files does it install on my system and where? I'm just curious about the package structure in general (I searched and it doesn't look like anyone's asked ...
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I want to play minecraft [duplicate]

I can't install anything from the Ubuntu Software Center. For example, I tried to install Java but I couldn't and don't say to install it off Google; I have tried installing Java from Google but it ...
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Why does ubuntu not connect to update server?

all. My ubuntu installation recently 'crashed' after attempting an update on 16.12.2014. The installation became unusable and I had to format and re-install. I've successfully installed 14.04 but ...
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Can't install apps via Software Center, the “use this souce” button does nothing

I've got to admit that I'm new to using Ubuntu, but I can't find a good answer elsewhere... Here goes. I'm still setting up a LiveUSB copy of Ubuntu with some new apps, but I can't get many of them ...
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Dropbox and Ubuntu Software Center doesn't work after settinf python3.4 as default

In Ubuntu 14.04, I've set python3.4 as the default python version. After that, Dropbox doesn't launch at startup and the Ubuntu Software Center cannot open up anymore. Running them from the command ...
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Software Center problem [duplicate]

I cannot load the access the Ubuntu Software center. I receive the error message E:Type'<html><head><meta' is not know on line 1 in source list/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list. ...
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Uninstall feem completely

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit version. I recently installed Feem Wifi direct app from here. I had to run the source code from the terminal, without root privileges. Now I am not able ...
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Package failed to install, but does

I have discovered something strange upon using Ubuntu 14.10. I have been using the OS for a week now and everything is running fine, but when I install or uninstall software from the software center, ...
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strange behavior when removing software

This problem started about three weeks ago, after I installed Quagga, a routing software. I configured quagga according to this website's instructions: ...
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Shall I delete this line in sources.list?

This line deb-src-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ utopic main restricted, Line 63, in sources.list is not known on sudo apt-get update and is causing Synaptic Package Manager and Ubuntu ...
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installing mini ccnx

I want to install mini ccnx from the following site: https://github.com/chesteve/mn-ccnx/wiki/Installing I downloaded and installed all the requirement programs and then ran: sudo apt-get install ...
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How to manage applications

I am dualbooting Ubuntu with Windows 8.1 for about a year. My intention is to completely step away from the Windows environment, but I keep returning to Windows. Mainly because installing and managing ...
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Need Help I Keep Getting Internet Error Connection When Installing Via Software Center [duplicate]

I tried installing this following deb files via software center: skype,gimp and odesk team room application. But I keep on getting Internet Connection Error. But I can open my Internet on my Browser. ...
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instal button not active in Ubuntu software center

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. But as I am trying to install any software in Ubuntu software center , i could not find the install button. Upon clicking the software , its showing only more info ...
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A Software Center review claims Ruby has a virus. Is it accurate?

I'm working on a Javascript webapp and trying to figure out how to add documentation. It seems like the only option is to install something that lives on a server. I thought maybe I'd try JSDuck. It ...
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Upgrade YAZ to YAZ 5

Still a beginner, I don't know who I can ask. Problem: I try to use MarcEdit 6 (marcedit.reeset.net/). If I use its tool "Z39.50/SRU Client" to search for any book in any offered library-database it ...
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How to make a executable blender file into debian(.deb)

I have made a game(1.5a release version) in Blender and I want to make it debian(so evryone can install it trought Software center with .deb file). Who can tell me, how to do that? And also I would ...
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install / remove button disabled on software center

upgraded to 14.04 lts from 12.04 lts. issue is install / remove button is disabled in software center so can't install or remove software from software center. how to fix it?
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how to install flex and bison: error can not locate file [duplicate]

i tried to install flex and bison but i got this error : can not locate the file & also i use software center to do this but authenticate error occur. i don't know which resource i should choose. ...
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What legitimate, legal use does the application, Access Prompt, have?

When I download the Ubuntu Software Centre Application, another application, Access Prompt, surreptitiously downloads at the same time. When I uninstall the Access Prompt application, it also ...