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Ubuntu software-center not loading

I have tried loading up the software center in order to install some packages but it doesnt seem to open. I tried entering the following command in terminal: software-center and get the following ...
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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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Requires installation of untrusted packages in every installation

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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Error Software Center

E:Type '--2016-04-30' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list, E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed ...
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How to install Opera Browser?

I am trying to install opera browser from the terminal. I downloaded the 'debian' installer because it didn't show up in software center. It completely destroyed my software center - it is frozen ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04LTS - but no new Software Center

Well, I successfully upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I loved it- but one problem. I heard that there is new Software Center or Gnome software center in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but I still have Ubuntu Software ...
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Error:dependency is not satisfiable

I'm a new Ubuntu user, and I don't know so much about this system. So, when I tried to install a game (Lonely Survivor) I got this error: "Error: dependency is not satisfiable: ...
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Where are the settings for software-properties-gtk stored?

I would like to clear out one of the items in the history list for the "Download from" combobox on the first tab in software-properties-gtk. Where are the settings for this application (or backend ...
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Teamviewer installed from .deb does not show up in software center

I've recently installed Teamviewer 11 on Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I double clicked the .deb file and it sent me to the software center, where I clicked Install. The application then installs just fine and ...
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Steam installation fails under Ubuntu 16.04

Since I did a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on our three computers (all different models, from two different manufacturers), Steam simply will not install using the new (GNOME) ...
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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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Unable to install software using software center: package removal failed error

While dpkg -i works, I can't install software via software centre I get: Package operation failed the installation or removal of a software package failed I have tried the following: sudo dpkg ...
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How to resolve “Failed to download repository information”?

Whenever I try to install anything with the Ubuntu Software Center, the following error appears. Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. E:Unable to ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Software Center Crash

I have had a problem with my ubuntu software-center for a while now. It refuses to start completely. So i have looked into all the web dungeons for answers with failed attempts in recovery. First I ...
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I'm getting error while installing eclipse from ubuntu software center

While installing eclipse using ubuntu software center it is asking about the authentication password. Can any one tell me how to rectify the error?
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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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Development items disappeared from software center

In Ubuntu 14.04, I could search the software center for items like "libsdl" and get a link at the bottom to show the development packages. In Ubuntu 16.04, this option to show development packages is ...
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Software center has disappeared

I'm an absolute newby for Linux / Ubuntu. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old computer. It seemed to work fine. However today when I started the computer again the software center had ...
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How to uninstall Image Magick?

I want to remove ImageMagick from Ubuntu 16.04. I've tried sudo apt-get remove imagemagick with no joy. I've tried to click the "remove" button in the Ubuntu Software app, but that doesn't remove ...
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cant install rhythmbox in xenial

when I try sudo apt install rhythmbox I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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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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Cannot download apps from Gnome's software in my 16.04 [duplicate]

I am unable to search for an app that I want to download since it says "No application found" when I type and try searching. I made a clean download of 16.04 with no problems occurring while ...
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How to make ttf-mscorefonts-installer package download fonts, after it says it installed?

When I install "Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts" (ttf-mscorefonts-installer) from the Software Center on 14.04, it gives a positive response--but after this I get a download error. It ...
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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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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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2321247 did NOT solve it [closed]

Google chrome won't install on ubuntu 16.04 with any of the solutions given in thread 2321247 I downloaded the .deb version of chrome and tried to install it normally (double click), but the install ...
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Unable to install anything in Ubuntu!

Hello I am a bit new and this may be totally easy, but I can't find any other stacks that seem to answer it. Every time I try to install anything in Ubuntu it comes up with this in the terminal: E: ...
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New “Ubuntu Software” not working (16.04)

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04, I tried to use the new software center that came along with it, but I found it to have a few issues. One, it didn't detect all the applications I had previously ...
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Two Software Center Icons 16.04

After upgrade to 16.04 from 15.10, I see two software center icons. One works, the other doesn't. In the image below, the right works, the left doesn't. The left, when clicked, doesn't do anything, ...
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Gnome software center [duplicate]

I've just updated to Ubuntu 16.04 from Ubuntu 14.04, but I still have Ubuntu software center instead of GNOME software center. Doesn't it come as default software center? Have I to install it ...
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“Waiting to install” for ever - Ubuntu Software - 16.04

When I try to install master-pdf-editor or teamviewer .deb files with "Ubuntu Software", it keeps "Waiting to install" for ever. It may be occurring with many .deb files.
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Help! I can't install anything because of subprocess error [SOLVED]

I don't know what happened but suddenly with no reason no apps and packages could get installed. When i want to install a package with sudo apt-get install <package> I get this error: ...
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16.04 Cannot install anything from Ubuntu Software center

Whenever I double click a deb file, it'd be opened in software center. However, when I click "install" button, it'd change to "installing" for a second but then turn back to "install" and nothing ...
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Problem with .deb packages on Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

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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Repair installed/damaged Xubuntu from CD

I damaged the system by switching off during a load from Ubuntu apt store/ Now I can't load anything new and I can't repair it in repair mode (from opening screen options).
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Are paid and proprietary apps being discontinued?

Previously developers could submit paid and proprietary apps to Ubuntu Software Centre via MyApps section in developer.ubuntu.com. However, the new software centre in Ubuntu 16.04 does not support ...
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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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Cant cancel the installation from the software center in 16.04

, I Upgraded to 16.04. I thought I'd try out the new software center. but this takes ages to complete. I want to cancel it.
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Can't install 3rd party software after 16.04 [duplicate]

I just finished a clean install of 16.04 after some hardware changes, and I'm reconstructing system. Having trouble getting software center to install any 3rd party software, google chrome and ...
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In 16.04's GNOME Software, “Remove” fails constantly. It looks like it uninstalls, but then the software is still there. How can I fix this?

I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 and while I like the look of the new software centre, I can't seem to reliably remove unneeded software with it. The progress bar goes through, then the UI somehow resets and ...
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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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Gnome Software keyboard weirdness

In the new Gnome Software in 16.04, the keyboard is weird - whenever I type in the search bar, keys get pressed twice: I've tried disabling "Key presses repeat when key is held down" in Control ...
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How to install softwares kubuntu 15.10?

whenever I'm using sudo apt-get install software-center or anything else like gedit I'm getting these only Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Ubuntu software not showing any software

After installing 16.04, Ubuntu Software is always empty as shown in the screenshot. How can I fix this?
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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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I cannot install deb files with the software centre. What are the immediate workarounds? [duplicate]

I need to install .deb files - I've just updated and I need my programmes. However, due to a High priority (yet unassigned) bug, I cannot. Meta discussion of shipping with bugs aside, how can I ...
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Cannot install external applications using the Ubuntu software center in Ubuntu 16.04

I have upgraded 14.04 to 16.04 and I have found some problems while instaling external software - deb packages downloaded. More precisely Debian files do not install using the ubuntu software centre. ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 but no software center

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 here are my specs: OS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x86_64 Kernel: 4.4.0-21-generic Uptime: up 17 hours, 39 minutes Packages: 3268 Shell: /usr/bin/fish Resolution: 1366x768 Desktop ...
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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?