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What is the lightest software miner for bitcoin mining? [closed]

I have some hosted systems which most of the times don't have any work to do.I wanted to run some software miner on them, but I read a Warning in this stackoverflow post : How to install bitcoin ...
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Some categories in the software center empty

I installed Ubuntu in Turkish. These categories; Internet Accessories Books and Magazines Education Fonts Games Graphics ... Screnshots: Internet category is empty Accessories category is empty ...
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Pidgin “Send screenshot” plugin

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) with Pidgin 2.10.9 (libpurple 2.10.9) and I cannot install "Send screenshot" plugin from .deb package on it'official site. If I try to, Software Center notifies me about ...
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Can't detect internet connection in terminal and Ubuntu software center

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10. I can connect to the internet in mozilla. However, the terminal and Ubuntu software center don't detect the internet connection. What can I do?
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ubuntu 12.04 won't install software [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 12.04. When I try and open software center it tries to open then it closes. When I try and install software via command line I get: root@server1:~/.config# sudo apt-get --purge ...
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Can't install programs from the ubuntu software center

Im kinda new to ubuntu so im trying to cope with commands and all that stuff, so basically i was trying to install VLC on my comp and as soon as it's about to finish i get this window, and its ...
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Updated from 12.04 to 14.04, software center now saying I have no permission to download software

just a note I'm not an expert at this. I'm using crouton linux with xfce and recently updated from 12.04 to 14.04. I'd done this with my previous crouton-installed chromebook fine, but now I can't ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 software center closes immediately after launch

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 (total newcomer to linux in general, btw). The software center, as well as the ubuntu updater applications seem to close immediately after opening. the terminal came up ...
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I can't install any package in 15.10 [duplicate]

Help me.. I can't install any packages in Ubuntu Software Center and apt-get installArchives() failed: dpkg: error: configuration error: /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch:1: unknown option ...
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Ubuntu GNOME Software Centre global light theme makes selected item unreadable. How to fix?

Turning off Global Dark Theme in Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 makes selected item in the Software Center unreadable. Similar things happen in the Extensions page of GNOME Tweak Tool. I have tried disabling ...
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Unable to update in Ubuntu 15.10

I'm unable to run sudo apt-get update successfully for the past few days now. When running sudo apt-get update from terminal, it shows error as, W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to uninstall Roblox?

So I for some reason installed ROBLOX and now it updates automatically every time I open Ubuntu Software Center. I need it gone from my computer. I have Ubuntu 14.04.
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gi repository problem

When I try to run software-center I get this message Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 25, in <module> from gi.repository import Gtk, GObject ...
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Avogadro - Conformer Search

I wrote the following to the Avogadro list, " The molecular mechanics section as seen here, http://avogadro.cc/wiki/Extensions_Menu#Molecular_Mechanics and hence conformer search isn't ...
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problem with software center [duplicate]

2015-12-03 02:02:18,961 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-12-03 02:02:19,303 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - building local database 2015-12-03 02:02:19,303 - ...
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unable to upgrade or download from ubuntu software center or appgrid

I am new to linux. Recently I installed barry desktop a client for blackberry sync.And after reboot I found an error notification on the desktop panel with an error message saying ERROR: BROKEN ...
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Ubuntu sofware center - “Check your internet connection” error when downloading.

Whenever I download stuff on Ubuntu sofware center it says "Unable to download. Check your internet connection" Funny thing is when I click "Search best internet linK" under forware sources (or ...
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Error message runnin gksu software-center “Failed to load module canberra-gtk-module”

When I run gksu software-center, my terminal spits out this mess: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" 2015-11-28 17:36:36,919 - root - WARNING - failed to init network state ...
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The Ubuntu Software center crash [duplicate]

Today, I install Ubuntu 14.04 with Wubi. and then, I'm download an app in Ubuntu software center and I'm updated the language in system settings. After that the package I'm download is crash and ...
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Error with installing software [duplicate]

I just Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and install the required software, its smooth . But in the mean time, I am trying to install all software by Aptik . and this time , a problem occur. After this , ...
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“Books & Magazines” in Software Center is empty

If I go to the Ubuntu Software Center and click on Books & Magazines in the leftmost panel, nothing shows up. I'm connected fine to the Internet, stuff shows up as expected in other sections, and ...
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How to correctly install Compiz on XFCE 4.12?

As I understand, Compiz can be installed as the compositing-manager on various desktop environments. I am using Ubuntu Studio 15.10 with XFCE 4.12 and I want to install Compiz in its basic ...
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E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be found

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 Wily. A "sudo apt-get update" or any attempt of installation through the software-center answers me this message : "E:The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/ppa could not be ...
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how to get rid of web eula notification? [duplicate]

whenever i install a package eula notification appears.like │ TrueType core fonts for the Web EULA │ ...
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Texts in app center has gone white!

I've just started to use linux and installed ubuntu 14.04 just a couple of days back. Suddenly I noticed that the texts on the app center has gone completely white, and I can't read clearly. As I know ...
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Cannot open Software Center

When I try to open the software center I see this error New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Do you want to repair this problem now? ...
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Enabling multiverse/universe repositories? [closed]

I was trying to install some packages from the Software Centre, running 14.10 Ubuntu by the way, but it said I had to use the multiverse and universe repositories. I tried looking for other answers ...
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Failure to update computer software and unable to download new apps from software centre or by terminal in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I tried to download any new app from the software centre or try updating my computer I get the following error message:- amrita@Feline:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for amrita: Get:1 ...
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Is there a reasonable chance of making money on an Ubuntu desktop utility application?

I recently asked this question on Quora. Unfortunately I didn't get much of a reply, so I thought of asking here... Hopefully this question is not off topic, but I want to know if any others here ...
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Error: Unable to install any program through Ubuntu Software Center

No matter the program, I get an Error: The file "home/..." could not be opened. I was able to install VMware using gksudo bash command; however it does not work with any other programs. I have also ...
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Software Center not working [duplicate]

The software center and the software updater aren't working. I cannot even open them. I have tried to install some programs using the terminal and this error message shows up: E:Encountered a ...
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Ubuntu not downloading files of any type (regardless of download method)

I just recently installed ubuntu on my computer and I've encountered a very annoying problem. Any time I try to download any type of file from any platform (directly via command prompt, ubuntu ...
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Software for getting Back Up of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS along with newly installed software

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS . After installing this OS , many new softwares are installed , and also many packages are updated. Now, my question is , is there any software ,with the help of which I can ...
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Will installing VirtualBox from software center wipe out my VMs?

I installed VirtualBox via the download from Oracle's website. However, I'd like to get updates through the software center. I'm concerned that doing so will wipe out my virtual machine. Is this the ...
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Will the Ubuntu packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am in the process of creating a program for Ubuntu, and intend to upload it to the Ubuntu Software Center. Will the packaging and uploading process change in Ubuntu 16.04 due to the switch to the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Software Manager not working [duplicate]

After carrying out a software list update Software Manager is not functioning! Opens than shuts down giving Error:Opening the cache (E:Malformed line 52 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (URL ...
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How can I install no longer available purchased software in Ubuntu 15.10?

I bought the game Family Farm within the Software Center of Ubuntu 14.04 and installed it. The game is not available any more in the Software Center of Ubuntu 15.10. How can I install the purchased ...
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Can not download VLC using Ubuntu Sofware Center [duplicate]

I am trying to install VLC from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.04. It always says that it failed to download the package and that I have to check my internet connection. I have no problem with my ...
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Tried to open up a bash incorrectly, now UI is broken

I tried to open a .sh file created by Ren'Py with the "Run software" option on Ubuntu 15.04. Yeah, stupid I know. But when I did, the screen went weird and then all the UI elements were just gone. The ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when trying to install gimp in Ubuntu software center

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-0ubuntu1.2 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to ...
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Problem when downloading a package using Ubuntu Software Center

I am trying to download the package MATLAB from Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 14.04 , but when it begins applying the changes it does not respond. I am stuck at this point, I can not stop the ...
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Software launch from terminal always points to the old version

I installed a software from its source in the previous version, which was saved in /usr/local folder. Now I want to update to the latest version with provided DEB package. After installing it, the ...
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How to purge and competely reinstall tryton

I made a mistake when trying to install Tryton. I think I deleted an important part of a text file when trying to configure it.This is the error message I get: I didn't realize that the username was ...
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Software Center “Reinstall Previous Purchases” and “Sync Between Computers” not working

It's been a while now (almost a year?) but even after upgrading to 15.10 GNOME, I still cannot reinstall previous purchases or sync software packages across computers any more like it used to be. ...
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How to install software & updates the program that i use to install and update also and software update again the program

So, I know that I am dumb,but I uninstalled some software and update program,and now I don`t have Software sources from where to install any program from Software Center and etc. This is the ...
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When i open ubuntu software center , it automatically closes within seconds. why?

I even tried opening it through terminal, it does the same thing.
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Completely uninstall a program on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm new to the Linux community and I recently switched from windows to linux. Of course, I'm used to uninstall my softwares using the obvious ways on Windows, and I even knew that I should manually ...
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After installing LÖVE doesn't appear in apps/How to install Iove2d on ubuntu 15.04

After installating from software center love2d seems to be invisible. I can't run it. I would appreciate if you guys could give me any instructions how to get around this, maybe install game engine ...
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What happens when a program gets removed from the Software-Center?

If Canonical removes a program from the repositories of the Ubuntu Software-Center, what exactly happens to my installation? I like using the Software-Center to easily find and install programs on ...
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Not able to download software from ubuntu software center

I am trying to download a software from ubuntu software center and I am getting the following screen. If I click on use this source I get Thats all, the software does not get installed. ...