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need help errors and lots of missing packages ubuntu 13.10

i am running ubuntu 13.10 on an msi notebook, i am in no way computer literate and to try and fix one small problem i have unintentionally gotten in way over my head, created more problems and am in ...
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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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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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I can't find programs I've installed through Ubuntu Software Centre

I've been trying to fix a few issues on my laptop, one of which is the fact that I use beats audio. I've been following these steps but I'm struggling to get past 2. I installed trusty1 from the link ...
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Administrative password doesn't work when I try to install applications

I have a problem. When I try to install something from the software center it tells me my password is incorrect. In my account, I just changed my password to 'None', since I don't want to be prompted ...
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Fails to download respository Information check internet connection

My Internet connection is working, but I cannot download anything from software center and I cannot update or upgrade from the terminal. I changed my /etc/apt/sources.list to activate all the ...
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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited the Python site, and noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come out. My Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0, so I downloaded 3.4.1 and installed it. When I open IDLE, it showed 3.4.0, but when I ...
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Software Center says I'm not authenicated

Hi I'm having troubles downloading software from the Ubuntu Software Center. When I click install it says user not authenicated. And I don't have the privilages to do this action. I was wondering how ...
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problem with installing apps and updating software sources

When I have try to install new software through terminal such as: sudo apt-get install nethogs I get the following error: E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Youtube app not working

I installed the youtube app (unity-webapps-youtube) from ubuntu software center. But it tells me it cannot play any videos because of a missing flash player. Flash plays fine in either Firefox or ...
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System settings and software center disapeared

This is my 1st time to try a linux desktop on Ubuntu 14.04 with a hope to have a stable and usable version of linux. It worked well at the beginning with some popular applications at the first day. ...
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Authentication error when trying to install or uninstall using Ubuntu Software Center (14.04)

when trying to install or uninstall from Ubuntu Software Center (14.04). I'm getting the error message **Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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How to package a net-beans java project for Ubuntu

I'm in final year of my b.tech, for project I have created an multilingual dictionary in Java (net beans 6.7.1) in which we can search words meaning, its synonyms, antonyms and an example, or if its ...
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Software-center disappeared from Launcher and won't work after re-install

On Gnome desktop. After it disappeared, I attempted to reinstall with: sudo apt-get install software-center. This seemed to work and the file was located in /usr/bin but when I issued: software-center ...