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Only seeing the current computer listed in the Sync Between Computers section in Software Center

I have enabled Sync Between Computers using the same Ubuntu account on three different computers. When I open Sync Between Computers in Software Center I only see the current computer. I used to be ...
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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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Could I abort the install process on Ubuntu Software?

I rarely install applications from Ubuntu Software. I usually install applications from terminal or GDebi. In previous versions of Ubuntu Software Center, I can abort the installation process. But ...
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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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The Updated Ubuntu Software Center Doesn't Work 16.04

I have just updated my Ubuntu to 16.04. Everything is perfect as expected. The only thing is, the updated Ubuntu Software Center doesn't function. What can I do?
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How Do I Install Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2

I purchased Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 from Ubuntu Software Center. But Ubuntu Software Center could not / will not install it. I looked at software-center.ubuntu.com and I can see the PPA ...
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Get my app, having a kernel module, accepted by the review process of the Ubuntu Software Center

I have submitted an app divided in 3 parts: A kernel module A daemon A control panel The first and last parts are free and open source, and packaged in a PPA. The second one is closed source, and ...
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Unable to open software-center in ubuntu 13.04

When I click on Ubuntu Software Center it does nothing. Would you please help to get it working? Also I tried update & upgrade, but no use. I tried it via terminal using software-center then it ...
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“What's New” is missing in Software Centre

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04.01 and noticed that the What's New section in the Software Centre is missing. Has this happened to anyone else? How will I discover new apps now?
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16.04 New Software Center (“Ubuntu Software”) very slow or it simply doesn't work

The new Software Center in 16.04 (Ubuntu Software, or whatever it is called) just hangs when I search for an app. Not much else to say. Any ideas? (I installed the old Ubuntu SOftware Center, and it ...
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New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the software currently installed. Problem with rhythmbox & udev

I am currently running the Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf (development branch) and am having problems installing and uninstalling software. would you be able to help me with this? When I open the ...
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Set TeXStudio as default software to open .tex files in Kubuntu 15.04

On Kubuntu 15.04, I've installed the latest version of TeXStudio. However, when I click on a .tex file, it automatically compiles with vprerex. How do I set TeXStudio as default application to ...
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Broken dependencies while installing any software

Whenever I try to install any software using ubuntu software center or from command line, I get this dependency problem. I cant seem to resolve dependencies easily Correcting dependencies... failed. ...
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Warning triangle in ubuntu software center

I am using ubuntu 14.04. While installing certain softies, my ubuntu software center shows a warning triangle. Here is an example: So, there it is like this What does this mean ?
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The package system is broken - How can i fix this. I am using 14.04.3

The package system is broken Check if you are using third party repositories. If so disable them, since they are a common source of problems. Furthermore run the following command in a Terminal: ...
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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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Package operation failed downloading from software center

As the title says, when ever I download software from the software center it says "Package operation failed" even though it still downloads the software and the software I've downloaded does seem to ...
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More about synaptic package manager

A day after yesterday I'm trying to install GNS3 in my Ubuntu 14.04. At first step of instruction it said that I have to install dependencies using synaptic package manager, and said that synaptic ...
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What is the command for focus of debconf popup window?

I have created a script to show a debconf popup for my custom deb package to warn the user that he has not installed java-oracle. When I run the install through the Ubuntu Software Center the ...
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Screenshots for self hosted debian repos?

According to this link, you can add screenshots to a debian hosted package, but what about packages in repos that you host yourself and manually add to your list of sources? I've never actually run a ...
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command for re-installing uninstalled packages?

I just removed a package with synaptic. Many additional (30-40) packages got also removed, because they had dependencies to the main package. Now I reinstalled the main package and I simply want to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Center are not Working

I have tried: sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get update But no success. Any ideas?
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Updating Chromium on Ubuntu 15.04 is Complex

I noticed Chromium Version 43.0.2357.130 Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) is available in Ubuntu Software Center but the Chromium.org site states there is linux stable 44.0.2403.125, 07/28/15, Current stable ...
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SAPI tool available in ubuntu?

Is there any SAPI tool in Ubuntu? Are any other alternate tool, that should convert the text to speech perfectly and should require low space.
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Can't update my apt packages.. problems with python-oneconf, software-center.. pyclean & pycompile not found

I can't update-upgrade my ubuntu packages anymore after my latest update/upgrade/dist-upgrade here are some outputs : $sudo dpkg --audit The following packages are in a mess due to serious problems ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

when I install any package from apt-get command or software center gets an error E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an code (1) I have tried to uninstall libqt4-sql-sqlite: amd64 same error was ...
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How to publish java based freeware (non open sourced)

I have an Java application http://myencyclopedia.top/mydoc/ which is freeware but currently not open sourced. Could anyone tell me if I can push it to Ubuntu repository? I spent much time online ...
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Media playback & App Store

I recently moved back from Windows 8.1 Pro to Ubuntu since the 12.04 LTS edition. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS of 32 bit version. The music and video files were not playing as there were ...
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Tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center and got quoted message

What do I do to get rid of this message, received when I tried to access the Ubuntu Software Center, and that someone also got in 2012 but then said it was gone? Failed to fetch ...
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How can I install programs on another drive?

I'm planning on switching from Windows to Ubuntu and with Windows, when you install programs, you can have the option to choose where to install it. How could I do that on Ubuntu? The reason is ...
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I can't login in the Software Center to rate an app. Just says login failed. What do I do?

I can't login in the Software Center to rate an app. Just says login failed. What do I do? I can not find any place within the Software Center app to allow me to login nor create an account. Don't ...
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Gnome via software center vs Ubuntu GNOME

Pretty simple question. Is installing the GNOME desktop environment via Ubuntu's software center the same as installing the official flavor Ubuntu GNOME? If not, how is it different? Thanks!
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How long does it take for Software Center submissions to be reviewed?

a little more than four months ago (so quite some time now), I submitted a game I made to Software Center for inclusion. Since then the small game is "Pending Review". It is proprietary and has a ...
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unable to acces my account after a bad manipulation

Well all started when i tried yesterday to download virtual box on my ubuntu14.04 So i went to the website downloaded the version for ubuntu and got a .deb i clicked into it then got redirected to ...
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torque update on 12.04.5 LTS

I am having a problem to update torque pbs. The current version on our cluster is 2.5.1 but on the official site: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/support/download-center/torque-download/ the version ...
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Where is Unity Drawers?

I'd like to extend Unity with Drawers. But that is much more complicated than I expected. It's supposed to be in the Software Center. It isn't. I tried to manually install it, following these ...
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Software Center worked for 7 months, now it crashes

This is what I get when I run it: rob@rob-Inspiron-620:~$ software-center 2015-06-28 17:46:35,649 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-06-28 17:46:35,864 - ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crash on start

USC crash at start.. i tried reinstall and removing cache and what not but nothing help. This is what I get when try to open it from terminal. 2015-06-28 19:15:59,031 - ...
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My Ubuntu Software Center will not open

Sorry for the gk. new terminal, and bad habits don't die easy.. conlin@conlin-NV52-Series:~$ sudo software-center [sudo] password for conlin: 2015-06-26 10:18:45,305 - ...
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Version 14:04 Control (Gear symbol): only partly working

'suddenly' the control is only partly workking: no response to 1: system settings, 2: about this computer etc. Reinstalling unity-control-center: message incompatible dependencies for e.g. 1: ...
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How to get dpkg output of software center installations?

I'm trying to explain to a poster how to provide information about a failing installation from within software center and - without ever having used it - I don't seem to find any access to the dpkg ...
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Software Center is not working

In 14.04 64-bit the Ubuntu Software Center is not working. I have copied the error message. 2015-06-20 17:32:58,946 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-06-20 ...
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Ubuntu Software Center won't stop searching activity

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been unable to cancel a search in Ubuntu Software Center, the process keeps going and going and I cannot install other programs. How do I cancel this? (its been ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crash of Update-Manager and Software Center

Hej, Ubuntu 14.04 used to run really smoothly on my Lenovo Thinkpad X230 until recently. I tried figuring out how to fix it looking for threats dealing with the same issue. Unfortunately, it seems, ...
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vlc player is not installing from ubunto software center giving a massage

The following packages have unmet dependencies: vlc: Depends: vlc-nox (= 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1) but 2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to be ...
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How to retrieve size of a software(package) in ubuntu?

By using python-apt I find package's sizes, but it gives wrong results I think. FOr example, for package named eclipse, size is shown in Ubuntu software center as shown below: 240,8 MB to download, ...
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Declutter Other Software sources

I recently upgraded from 14.04 to 15.04 (with a brief stop in 14.10) and need some help understanding how to manage software sources in Ubuntu. When I look at the 'Other Software' tab in Software and ...
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Software center is not getting re-installed

I had removed software center from my system, and now I want to reinstall it but when I try re-installing it via the terminal, it is not getting installed and shows me the following error: Package ...
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ubuntu software center - error software can't be installed or removed

I have Ubuntu running on an Acer C720P, and I used crouton to install it alongside ChromeOS. I am using Unity and running 13.10. When I try to install software using the Software Center, it refuses ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...