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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 can I see what updates were installed during updating time in ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 16.04LTS

When any notification about new updates pops out from Ubuntu Software of Ubuntu 16.04LTS but it does not shows any information regarding what updates and what their download size (in MB or GB) are ...
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package dependencies cannot be resolved on ubuntu software center

I tried to install "playwithlinux" from the Ubuntu Software Center but every time I try an error pops up "Package dependencies cannot be resolved". I don't know much about Ubuntu so I searched about ...
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pkg: error: fgets gave an empty string from `/var/lib/dpkg/arch'

I am using 14.04 LTS of Ubuntu. Today I updated some files which was recommended by the software center. The update required a reboot of the system but due to something I could not reboot my system. ...
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Ubuntu Software won't start

Good evening everyone. I got an issue with launching ubuntu-software lately. If I try to start it in gui, it won't do anything. Launching from terminal replies with $ ubuntu-software ...
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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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Unable to launch Ubuntu software center

I have installed Ubuntu lsb_release -a Distributor ID:Ubuntu Description:Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Release:16.04 Codename:xenial When I am trying to launch the Ubuntu software center it does not launch. I ...
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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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libccolamd2.8.0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Help! After I update my Ubuntu 15.10 I can't even install applications using the terminal: sudo apt-get install gimmp Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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moving software from one laptop to another

I have two laptops, first one is installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.And second one is installed with edubuntu. Both laptops are being used for different purposes. In one of my laptop I have installed ...
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Can't exec “locale”: No such file or directory

I am new in Linux. I was trying to install wine and after /i followed instructions from a youtube video i got to the point where I needed to install wine from Ubuntu Software Center. The problem is ...
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Cannot open Software Center and re- install an application

When ever I am starting opening the software center it is not opening and an error message showing in top right side of the monitor The package pkiclient-full:i386 needs to be reinstalled, but I ...
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Problem with .deb packages on Ubuntu 16.04

This bug has now been fixed upstream. An update has been issued. If you still cannot install, ensure you have updated fully, and then restart your computer. I am trying to install downloaded DEB ...
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Cannot find unity-tweak-tool in Software Centre

I installed the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 16.04 in my Lenovo g565 laptop but there are software missing in Software Center. These include the vital ones that is the unity-tweak-tool, rawtherapee, many ...
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Why does Ubuntu Software Center not show every package available?

The Software Center in Ubuntu 16.04 (Gnome Software) shows only part of the packages available. While e.g. apt list qtcreator correctly lists the corresponding package a search in Software Center ...
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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. ...
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Software Center vs Update Manager

After installing 16.04(Ubuntu Gnome) I realized that software center has an update manager on its own. When I have updates I get notifications from both Update Manager and software center. Sometimes ...
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Install Adobe Flash plugin in Chromium [on hold]

I have tried installing Adobe Flash from https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?no_redirect. When I select APT for Ubuntu 10.04+, it launches the software center in which I am asked Enable additional ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS software center crashed

The software center crashed, an error message showing the package pkiclient-full:i386 needs to be reinstalled. How to solve this problem? I tried to re install the same but not worked.
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How to completely remove Amazon from my Ubuntu 16.04

Though I could find some answer in this link. Its not doing anything what I was intended to do. When I try to run the command sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping. I have the result as shown ...
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16.04 Software Centre not opening

I can open it from the terminal by typing software-center but the icon in the launcher does not do anything. I was wondering if someone knows how to fix it? It is a minor irritation however as I've ...
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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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Can't start Software Center or Software Updater in Ubuntu 15.10

Several days ago, I started seeing a red circle with a white line stating : "The was a problem when checking for the updates" When I select "Show Updates" in that menu, I see the following in the ...
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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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How to install Ubuntu Software Center on Ubuntu 16.04

I do not like the new GNOME software center. I cannot find some old programs I had on Ubuntu 14.04. (Like OpenJDK Java 8 Runtime) Is there a way that I can install the old Ubuntu Software Center on ...
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Software Center in Dark Theme Unreadble

So I am using the dark theme in gdm and the text in the software center is unreadable. I found a workaround by chaning the font color from the .css as follows sudo gedit ...
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Software Centre?

I just now installed Ubuntu 16.04. I know that there is supposed to be a new software centre, but I'm still getting the old one? I've tried running they software updater but it says I'm up to date. ...
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update on 16.04 problems [duplicate]

I really haven't looked to see if this has been addressed. When 16.04 come down, like everyone else, I was excited to see 16.04 but after I got it down, I started seeing problems like it not ...
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Restaurar compras de Ubuntu Store

Quisiera saber si se pueden recuperar las compras en Ubuntu 16.04 con el cambio del centro de software. Hace tiempo compre los iconos numix square y me gustaría recuperarlos. Gracias Trans I ...
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I couldn't find some softwares after installation on unity search

I installed VirtualBox via Ubuntu software center on Ubuntu 16.04 but I couldn't find it in search. So I search it through disk and I find it. My question is why this happened and how to fix it. I ...
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Break Reminder for Ubuntu?

What is the best software for Ubuntu to remind us to take a break for our eyes (like EyeLeo in Windows).
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i just had Ubuntu 16.4 installed / but software center will not load

I just had Ubuntu 16 put on my computer and the software center worked yesterday but today it will not, whats up ? and now i can not uninstall anything either can some one please tell me what to do ...
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Will we be able to install, update and remove snap packages in the Ubuntu Softwares?

The only way I know to install, remove and update snap packages is to input commands in the terminal, will I be able to do it in Ubuntu Softwares or some other GUI way? If we can do that, how do we ...
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I can't seem to update ubuntu, software updater is blank

Hi I appreciate any help with this: Ubuntu Software Updater is blank when opened. It also won't update through ubuntu updates in the Ubuntu software application. Could use the terminal but then ...
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ubuntu software center not opening via terminal [duplicate]

I am encountering this problem , File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 140 print time.time() ^ SyntaxError: invalid syntax whenever i try to open software center via terminal. ...
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Some softwares not opening/responding

i am using 14.04 LTS version of ubuntu. I had recently installed code::blocks from the software center and was working on it. But now,i am unable to open the file. even after i click, it doesnt ...
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Mint Software Manger in Xubuntu 16.04

I was much more enjoyed with software manager included in Mint Linux. Can I install it in ubuntu 16.04 instead of "native" manager?
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Install package

I got message like: E: The package libgtksourceview2.0-0 needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. How can I fix it?
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Any way to see "Optional add-ons' list of a software in new Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

In older version of Ubuntu software center I can see the Optional add-ons list below of software description. Like the picture (indicated by circle).. But in new version of Ubuntu Software center ...
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How to make software available ONLY in Ubuntu Software Center install using Gnome Software in Ubuntu 16.04?

Sorry for such a mile-long question. I used to install software using USC in past versions. But in 16.04, GSC doesn't have all the software available in USC or in here: https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/ . ...
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How do I find technical packages in 16.04 besides command line?

I just upgraded to 16.04. I'm installing all of the software I use. Some things that I use were previously in the software center but now cannot be found. For example, texlive packages (for latex), ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 software center doesn't have much apps

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 32bit. But when I opened its software store, it's not showing the apps I installed in Ubuntu 15.10 like Clementine, Gdebi package installer or synaptic package ...
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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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Potential solution to Bug #1573052 (Gnome-software crash due to broken dependency link)

I cannot open gnome-software. Here is the error message: $ gnome-software (gnome-software:3824): Gs-WARNING **: failed to open plugin /usr/lib/gs-plugins-9/libgs_plugin_xdg_app_reviews.so: ...
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VLC wont install from Software Center in 16.04 - can't install from terminal

I recently dual booted a laptop with the recently released 16.04. I first attempted to install VLC media player from the Software Center, and like many others I'm unable to do that (or any third party ...
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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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cannot install anything from the software center (untrusted packages)

I am very new to Ubuntu and am pretty much using it as a refuge from Windows 10. This being said I really have no prior knowledge in Ubuntu or anything computer related. I've had this problem for a ...
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Require Accounting software

Hi Iam in search for a opensource Accounting software like Tally please do guide me regarding the same. This is for a Small Company
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How do I uninstall Visual Studio Code?

I installed Visual Studio Code a while ago, and I'm now trying to remove it. I don't remember how I installed it, but everything I've tried to remove it doesn't work. Things I've tried: sudo umake ...