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Can't download Steam

When I try to download Steam from the software center, I'm asked to put in a password to authorize it. I put my password in then I get "to change software repository settings, you need to ...
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Every time I open the Software Center it hangs then closes it self. I got this error log from the terminal

** (software-center:6812): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-CX8KaNsILp: Connection refused 2013-10-23 22:48:44,222 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app ...
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Software purchases & accounts issue

I have installed 13.10 on a new computer and want to tranfer my purchase (Braid) there. I have read this page about how to do this. However, when I log in to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't open software & updates / software sources

I am using MacBook Air Mid 2012 running Single OS which is Ubuntu (Raring Ringtail). Its been a month I'm using Ubuntu and everything works fine, recently i can't open software & updates, when i ...
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Can't find a Software Center Badge?

I just published my game "Plush" to the software center, and I want to have a badge on my website that links to the web listing, but based on my searches, software center doesn't seem to have a ...
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how to set screen shots for my deb file in ubuntu software center

I'm developed an application and also created deb package of that application. when I install this deb file, it was opened in Ubuntu software center and installed. But at the time of installation, ...
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How do I clear Software Center History?

I have old software center history from way back in June and I would like to clear it all but I have tried sudo rm -rf /var/log/apt/history.log /var/log/dpkg.log ut it did not work
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I can't download anything from Ubuntu Software Center

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 a few day's ago and U.S.C. (Ubuntu Software Center) worked perfect. Yesterday I couldn't download any more, the proggress tab show the number 1 and it is Enabling component ...
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Unmet dependencies while installing fbreader

I was installing fbreader in Ubuntu 12.04, but it showed that some packages are broken and have unmet dependencies, so fbreader wasn't installed. Moreover, software center started to show repair ...
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I am trying to download something from the software center and it wont download giving me this error

installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package libnss3-1d:amd64. (Reading database ... dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'wbritish' missing; assuming package has no files ...
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launching apps that aren't showing up in the app finder (Xubuntu on VM)

I've been playing around with running different distros of Linux in VirtualBox on my iMac (OS 10.7.3). This is the first time I've used Linux so I basically don't know what I'm doing, and am learning ...
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HELP Tarball & Deb files install issues

How's it going I am fairly new to ubuntu and was trying to get several programs installed and realized that alot of the installations came in the form of tar and deb files. I have no idea how to ...
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Issue With App In The Software Center

Hey I got my app published in the software center, (Yay!) but now I have a different. problem. When you go to download my app it says its free but but the button says buy where it normally says ...
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unable to install mysql server on ubuntu

the error I encountered while updating in ubuntu 11.10. since I found that ubuntu 11.10 supports much better than 12.04 for matlab, I have rebooted my OS to ubuntu 11.10. And even here, I face same ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center after installing GNOME

I recently decided to install GNOME 3.8 on my Ubuntu 13.04 system, but doing so caused a problem with Ubuntu Software Center. The left side of the window, displaying all the available software ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 failed, now neither Software Center nor Software Updater will open

The update to 13.04 was offered, I accepted but it failed. Now neither Software Centre nor Updater will open. SC opens for a second then closes; Updater tells me: Failed to load the package list This ...
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Ubuntu Software Center's history is showing software which i have not installed

I am running Linux for the first time and have installed Ubuntu 12.10, 64-bit OS on my laptop, alongside Windows 7. My question may be a stupid one since I am yet to begin discovering all of Ubuntu's ...
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Software Center doesn't start after installing an application

Translated using Google Translate: I have a problem on my PC. After installation of an application, the software center crashes. When I run it in a terminal, the following messages posters: ...
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Can't install any software from software center

When I am trying to install a software from software center it show me this: Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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Packaging for the Ubuntu Software Center

I have a question about packaging for the Ubuntu Software Center: must the package to upload be a .deb file? If so, how do I create one? I don't use the pygobject API.
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How can I fix errors relating to the launch of the Software Center?

My Ubuntu Software Center is will not launch. I have read several related question and I have tried various suggestions from Ask Ubuntu including this question, but all attempts return the same error ...
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If I buy World of Goo in software center can I install it on my 2 ubuntu machines?

Considering buying World of Goo from Ubuntu Software Center, but not sure what happens after that. All my computers use the same Ubuntu SSO account - does this mean I can install it on more than one ...
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Ubuntu software center Hanging

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 for last 4 months. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu software center has started hanging.Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have to ...
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Can't open Software Center or Update Manager

When I try to (not from terminal) the following error message opens up: An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. Please report this bug against the ...
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Couldn't update and Software Center isn't working

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The software center isnot working, I can't open it. I made the following commands in the terminal sudo apt-get install -f sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get update ...
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Unable to access software center

When i'm trying to go to software center for an application it says : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package ...
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How to install Gee Tee Dee (Lightweight Task manager)

Official site When i download the .deb file and open it with software center it says dependencies not satisfied...
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Java Problem in 12.04

My OS is 12.04 and I am running it on my laptop. Whenever I install or remove a software from the software centre I receive the error below. Can anyone show me how to fix it? Location: ...
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Even after i have uninstalled Rhythmbox and Transmission, Software center keeps showing updates for them?

As mentioned, i removed a lot of the stuff that i didnt need from the default install, and mostly there hasnt been any problem. However, Software center keeps showing updates for rhythmbox and ...
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Ubuntu center doesn't accept ubuntu DVD

I just wanted to install a disk manager with the help of ubuntu software center. To install this disk manager ubuntu asks me to insert the ubuntu CD/DVD. I inserted the CD and clicked on "Continue" (I ...
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Java JOGL file doesnt't compile - I have installed all the non-docs search results for “jogl” from USC

Title says it all. I have installed everything, yet javac behaves like nothing has happened - No OpenGL objects are found when I try to compile copy-pasted code from tutorials. None. I'm using the ...
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Unable to uninstall applications via Ubuntu Software Centre

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 Recently I tried to uninstall apps from Ubuntu Software centre, but it shows the app is uninstalled, but with some error. When I check the application from App Menu, It ...
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Can't install software by terminal

I don't know what packages i have installed that i no longer can get and install packages in terminal. e.g. when trying to install Prozgui, i got this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Can't find purchased apps in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 12.04 and am trying to install Humble Bundle through the software center which I installed with the software-center package. I see the games on the recently purchased list, they ...
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Localhost login after installation

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer with a USB stick cause I don't have a CD drive. The normal ISO didn't work, so I used the text installer and completed all the steps somehow. ...
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desktop files and Ubuntu software Center

Since 12.04, when additional software is installed, Ubuntu software center puts an icon in the launcher, representing a .desktop file in /usr/share/app-install/desktop/. This desktop file is not ...
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List of bought applications in Ubuntu Software Center or login.ubuntu.com

I am trying to google out where can I find list of applications that I have bought in Ubuntu Software Center or login.ubuntu.com or some other place. is there a way to track them somehow? Thanks for ...
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How can I run Digikam after installing it?

I have installed Digikam in the Software Center on my Ubuntu 10.04 LTS system but I cannot find it. I have checked out Applications but it is not there. I know I have it because when I view the ...
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I can not install any software

I am new to Ubuntu. During installation of software from Ubuntu software center it shows that there is no internet connection whereas I can access to any website. Using terminal the same problem ...
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How do I Fix my update center from displaying error

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I installed some packages due to my netflix not working anymore. this is the message i get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libnss3-1d: Depends: ...
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Skype installation, but asked 2 times the password?

I just recently changed from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, because I always wanted to be more safe in the internet, and also to avoid things like virus. Today, to test if I knew some basic ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center not opening

When I try to open the Software Center, it just blinks. When I click on it again, it just closes. How con I solve this problem? Here's what I get when I try to open it using the command. 2014-09-28 ...
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Ubuntu can't connect to software center?

Here is my command: hanlu@hanlu-VirtualBox:~/Desktop/test$ sudo apt-get install gcc [sudo] password for hanlu: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Software center not found

whenever trying to install sofware center by the command sudo apt-get install software-center it is saying Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How do you install Gnome Software center?

I updated Ubuntu Gnome, Gnome version to 3.12 and was trying to figure out how to make categories within the application menu. I tried using the dconf-editor (org > gnome > shell : ...
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How to get a direct download of alternative flash player for Ubuntu (Adobe page launches Ubuntu Software Centre which reports 'file not found')

To be frank, this page is useless: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Clicking download causes Ubuntu Software Centre to be launched which reports file not found. Frustrating. So how ...
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When I want to install anything in Ubuntu Software Center or through sudo apt-get, I am facing issues

My problem is exactly same as stated at the link Ubuntu Software Center not working; says the package catalog needs repair Though according to the solution provided at that place does not work for ...
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Avast not up to quality?

When I follow this guide :http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-install-and-update-avast-antivirus-in-ubuntu#.UvRO9vgju1E It says the .deb isn’t up quality code in the UbuntusoftwareCenter! I don't know to ...
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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 ...