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Software & Updates crashes and will not open

I am unable to open the Software & Updates configuration window in System Settings. The best I have been able to do to understand what is going on is the following output after opening System ...
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Lubuntu Software Center 16.04 Xenial Xerus. I am unable to instal what is in my basket

I just updated to Lubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. In the Lubuntu Software center, after putting the software programs in my basket I am unable to install. Am I missing something simple?
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RipOff 0.8.3 not finding ANY plugins

As of upgrading 14.04 I've had a problem with RipOff (i.e. 0.8.3). I get "No valid RipOff encoding plugin could be found" Under Preferences/Plugins lo-and-behold no plugins - not even the free ones!...
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Why is there an “A” in the software centre icon?

The stock Software Centre icon certainly contains an "A", but why exactly? "Ubuntu" does not contain an A, and I can not imagine it is for "cAnonicAl" or "softwAre". It makes sense for companies ...
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14.0.4 LTS can not do anything

I have a new distro of LTS Ubuntu on a 4 GB flash drive. Nothing has been installed because from minute 1 I can not download anything. I have downloaded Teamviewer and can not install via Software ...
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Is there an Intelligent Personal Assistant available in Ubuntu?

I am new to Ubuntu and I was wondering if there was an IPA like Cortana or Siri in the software center.
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Ubuntu Software 16.04 not opening

Ubuntu Software is not opening "On click" icon blinks and then goes inactive. Does not open any window. How can I reinstall Ubuntu Software. Did a synaptic update and encountered the following ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadable

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by changing the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit /usr/share/software-center/...
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My Ubuntu doesn't install things

I don't understand what is actually happening, but I tried installing Steam, Opera and both times was unsuccesful. I think the program "Ubuntu software" is not working properly. For instance, if I ...
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Ubuntu software not working

Opening ubuntu-software from commandline throws the following output (ubuntu-software:2564): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/libgs_plugin_xdg_app_reviews.so: /usr/lib/gs-...
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Problem occurs During installing ubuntu 16.04 apps using terminal and software center

recently I installed ubuntu 16.04,when i'm trying to install any application (eg: synaptic ) using sudo apt-get install synaptic this problem occurs: when i tried to install synaptic from : https://...
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in.archive.ubuntu can't open

How can I enable one of the files in my mergelists? It can't open. I tried unzipping it but it failed. It is making my laptop not to update and ubuntu software centre not to open, I guess.s
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I can't open my Ubuntu Software Center [duplicate]

How can I open my Ubuntu Software Center? When I try updating, I have the following error returned: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in....
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New software centre won't run after 16.04 upgrade

The new "software centre" won't run after my upgrade to 16.04 last night. Trying it from the unity bar - nothing happens. I read that it should be running gnome's software manager. Trying from the ...
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“Waiting to install” for ever - Ubuntu Software - 16.04

When I try to install .deb files with "Ubuntu Software", it keeps "Waiting to install" for ever.
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Unable to install or upgrade after an upgrade to 16.04 with gcc-doc error [duplicate]

I'm kind of new to Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I upgraded to 16.04 from 14.04. After the upgrade, I can neither install new software nor upgrade OS. When I enter sudo apt-get upgrade I get this ...
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Browse Ubuntu apps from command-line

I can browse Ubuntu Softwares in Gnome-Software. And they are catagorised very well . I am looking for a CLI version of this. That is, I would like to browse apps from terminal where I could list all ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 : Software centre search bug

I installed the new 16.04 kubuntu and I have problem with Discover - Software center. So these are the screen shot that I have made This is the first look you see that we have wrong aligned text, ...
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Software not working on Ubuntu

I use NEST trading software app. It works perfectly fine on all of Windows editions. But it does not work on Ubuntu. I installed it thru Wine and when I open app, it throws following error and closes. ...
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My system won't install anything

So recently I was just setting up an Ubuntu 15.10 system, and I was downloading some stuff. There was a prompt to update some stuff, and I accepted it, and it went running while I was browsing some ...
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Software Center won't open after Elementary upgrade [on hold]

hoping someone can help! I just upgraded my OS, and now my icon for Software Center doesn't open the program. I have tried using command, no luck. Have also tried purging and re-installing program ...
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Software Center doesn't load any app

The new software center worked for some time for me but now wouldn't fetch anything from it's database. I get the circular loading sign and nothing loaded at all on the last two tabs, namely: '...
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Software and Updater consumes 100% CPU in Ubuntu 16.04

I've upgraded my laptop (Lenovo Z50-70) which has an i7 CPU and 8Gigs of Ram to Ubuntu 16.04 from 15.10. I've been installing updates consistently. I'm using ubuntu with Gnome desktop environment (GDM)...
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Why is the Ubuntu Software Center being replaced by GNOME Software?

In Ubuntu 16.04 the Ubuntu Software Center will be replaced with the GNOME Software app, but why is this so? Why did they make this decision? Because GNOME Software hasn't even been released stably ...
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“Dependency is not satisfiable:lsb core (>=3.0)” while downloading Hamachi

Hello I'm using Ubuntu MATE 16.04. I have a problem. I want to play Minecraft with my friends on our server. I own the server. We will connect by using hamachi. I downloaded Haguichi but it needs ...
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Can't find any software in 'Ubuntu software center'

I actually can't find any software in Ubuntu software center. When I am typing vlc or flash player it says not found. Help me please.
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software center not loading in 16.04

that's pretty much it. Opening software center works with the 'all' tab loading fine, but when I try to search anything or access any other tabs it has an eternal loading screen. I am running a ...
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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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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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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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Programs that require su permission dont work unless ran as sudo

I'm running Ubuntu MATE 16.04 with openbox as my DE. The programs that require the sudo password get weird errors when i try to run the action that needs it. For instance if i try to install a program ...
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ubuntu-software Gs-WARNING: cannot open shared object file [on hold]

Ubuntu Version: 16.04 Error Code: (ubuntu-software:1904): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/libgs_plugin_xdg_app_reviews.so: /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/...
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Software Center Error

I have recently been having trouble opening the Ubuntu Software Center. It gets to here: screenshot and then closes I have tried using sudo apt-get remove software-center and then reinstalling ...
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Cannot Install Apps on Software Center Ubuntu Wily. Solutions have no effect [closed]

I have seen all the other questions on the topic and none of them seem to work. So the following error occurs anytime I try to run the Policy thing: (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:25892): ...
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Failed to download respository information - Software Updater [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 14.04LTS, 64bit. I tried to run Software Updater, but I had that "Failed to download respository information. Check your Internet connection" message (screenshot). I ran apt-get update,...
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I can't find any of my downloaded apps in the dash

I have just installed Ubuntu and have problems with finding any of the apps/programs that I have downloaded form the software center. When I search for them in the dashboard they are not there. I have ...
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Why does Ubuntu require us to register an account on Ubuntu website to be able to install a Snap package?

Today I wanted to install a Snap Package on Ubuntu Xenial, but it prompted me to register an account on Ubuntu Single Sign-On. Why does Ubuntu ask us for such a thing? Installing a Snap Package: ...
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gnome-software on Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't work

After plain installation of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS gnome-software doesn't work. It has opened once with GUI, but installation of Unity Tweak Tool didn't finish. When starting again, GUI doesn't come up. ...
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How to solve the error: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

wazir@wazir:~$ sudo software-properties-gtk [sudo] password for wazir: (process:15506): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. Using the fallback 'C' locale. Cannot set locale: ...
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16.04 - Gnome Software will not open. Flashes icon in launcher and then closes

I performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. When first installed I had ubuntu-software as my software center and when opening the application the Software Center icon would display in the launcher ...
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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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GNUStep's ProjectCenter IDE not working properly on 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed Objective C Programming Environment on 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04 LTS earlier. Now I got to know that an IDE of GNUStep called ProjectCenter also got installed along with that environment. But ...
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Updating Cache Not Working

I'm trying to install software, but the Software Center (after adding the Multiverse option) sits stuck on Querying Software Sources. It never goes any further and consequently won't let me install ...
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The new software center in Ubuntu 16.04 shows no application data found

This is the error I get when I open the software center. I've tried rebooting and running sudo apt-get update but I see no improvement. It worked earlier but I don't know what went wrong since then. I'...
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How do you cancel an installation of Chromium web browser in unbuntu?

I downloaded chrome from the preloaded firefox browser and deleted it to replace it with chromium web browser from the software center because chrome was from a third party. The Chromium installation ...
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Can't install or update any software

I'm new to Linux and I was trying a few new things. I was having problem install stuffs on software center at first because if this error Failed to fetch http://llvm.org/apt/precise/dists/llvm-...
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Ubuntu Software Doesn't Open Even After The Fix Release

I know there are couple of questions for this asked here but all of them lead me to this bug on launchpad. The page says the problem is fixed and the fix is released. However, I still see the issue. ...
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E:Type 'sudo' is not known on line 53 in source list [duplicate]

I have done some looking around for a solution. However, I have come to the conclusion that the solution to my problem is just not on the internet. I am unable to update Ubuntu and download apps from ...
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Ubuntu 16.0 LTS Software Center is not as regular one..Don't Know How to install software using this software center [duplicate]

I am very beginner user in Ubuntu and I want to install software using software center but it is not same as i seen in youtube videos.It is only showing me installed software in my system and any new ...