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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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Nothing provides libopenmpi-dev when packaging for Ubuntu

I am trying to package software for Ubuntu using the open build service. The software I am packaging requires the openmpi wrapper, so under Build-Depends I gave it the package libopenmpi-dev. After I ...
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Hang after update the software center in ubuntu 14.05

I experienced hang on my laptop after I run the update software center this morning. I haven't planned to update for so long because I don't see the urgency to run software updates in the past. But ...
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W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to run the command: sudo apt-get update and I'm getting the error: W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release W: Some ...
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Cannot download from Ubuntu Software center in Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy) [duplicate]

I've been trying to download from the Software center but every time I try it will say I'm either not connected to the Internet (which I am) or Requires installation of untrusted packages. I'm not ...
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/usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

when I install any package from apt-get command or software center gets an error E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an code (1) I have tried to uninstall libqt4-sql-sqlite: amd64 same error was ...
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Error when trying to install/remove programs after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with PolicyKit, when I try to install programs in Ubuntu software-center (similar messages in synaptic or muon): The problem started after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. When I try to ...
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How to download installation file from ubuntu Software Center? [duplicate]

I wanted to download installation file (portable) from Ubuntu Software Center so that I can share them with my friends who don't have internet access. In /var/cache/apt/archives I see lots of *.deb ...
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Zenity does not show messages in deb preinst when it is ran through Ubuntu Software Center

I am creating a deb package which requires java oracle >= 7. So I wrote a simple preinst file with bash script that will pop up a message (using zenity) that will warn the user that he needs to ...
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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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Package operation failed downloading from software center

As the title says, when ever I download software from the software center it says "Package operation failed" even though it still downloads the software and the software I've downloaded does seem to ...
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Can't install nothing on ubuntu 13 [closed]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Restricted Extras, I CAN'T , In terminal I get this marianlazarciuc@marianlazarciuc-ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras [sudo] password for ...
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More about synaptic package manager

A day after yesterday I'm trying to install GNS3 in my Ubuntu 14.04. At first step of instruction it said that I have to install dependencies using synaptic package manager, and said that synaptic ...
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How can I boost my download speed for the softwares I download from ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I have a lan connection with average download speed of about 5-6 MBps. But ubuntu software centre doesn't download at that speed. I even checked my speed by downloading from other sources but they ...
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What is the command for focus of debconf popup window?

I have created a script to show a debconf popup for my custom deb package to warn the user that he has not installed java-oracle. When I run the install through the Ubuntu Software Center the ...
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Learning more things about dependecies and repositories

A month ago I moved from Windows to Ubuntu. While using Ubuntu I notice some things about installing software. I've read some installation guides about installing software, and been curious about two ...
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Installing C compiler, JDK etc. in Ubuntu [closed]

I am a new to Ubuntu. I have used Windows before, but I am not able to install new software in Ubuntu from the offline setup files, so I don't know how to install software in Ubuntu. Please tell me ...
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Screenshots for self hosted debian repos?

According to this link, you can add screenshots to a debian hosted package, but what about packages in repos that you host yourself and manually add to your list of sources? I've never actually run a ...
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Downloading Wine from the Ubuntu Software Center

In the Ubuntu Software Center, I attempted to download the application Wine. However, it reported that there is not a program called wine in my current software sources. I also tried to download it in ...
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software center “install” buttons greyed out

Running ubuntu 14.10 with software center 13.10 on my laptop. All the install buttons are greyed out. When I try to install stuff with apt-get I get the following error measage; ...
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How to find installed Oracle SQL Developer?

I have a strange problem I never had before. I have Oracle SQL Developer installed. If I run the install .deb file, it shows in my Software Center that it is installed. And this is true because I can ...
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Software-center crashed and problem with apt-get install -f

My software center on ubuntu 14.04 crashed. Some sources say that i have to do sudo apt-get purge software-center. but, when i run it there is some error, one of them is E: Unmet dependencies. ...
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can not open software center 14.04 LTS

OS - Ubuntu 14.04 lts Background - wanted to install chrome, but software centre was not opening. What I did - tried to uninstall and re-install software centre through terminal. failed. result ...
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some problems about libpng, I can't open software-center and qtcreator

if i open software-center, it will closed by itself.in terminal, >software-center /usr/bin/python: relocation error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gdk-pixbuf-2.0/2.10.0/loaders/libpixbufloader-png.so: ...
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Ubuntu-Software-Center: Font unreadable [duplicate]

I can't read the different software titles as you can see in the screenshot under Gnome. Is it because of the template (numix)? Or anything else?
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how do i clean up my computer on ubuntu [duplicate]

i run ubuntu 15.04 64 bit on a lenovo y50 and am trying to figure out how to perform a system cleanup. i have very frequently received messages from the OS that there are software updates required, ...
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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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Can't update Thunderbird, and unable to install from website [duplicate]

I was attempting to use the included Thunderbird app in Ubuntu 14.04 with my gmail account, and it said in order to use gmail, I needed to update to the newest version. When I looked at the newest ...
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Commercial Debian Packaging

I am in the process of submitting commercial software to the Ubuntu Software Center, the packaging I am using is of Debian format. I was hoping someone could show me how to create a debian package ...
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Installing MySQL Workbench ⇒ Error

I have installed MySQL Workbench in the past using MySQL APT. My software repositories lists have recently been updated and since then my MySQL Workbench disappeared. It is still on the disk but it ...
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How to add icon and screenshot for my app .deb package to see it in Ubuntu Software Center?

I created a .deb package of application by myself and I want to add to it icon and screenshot to visualize it in Application Manager such as Ubuntu Software Center. When I launch my package by ...
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Cannot install mozilla from the Software-Center

Trying to install mozilla but I get a error Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/firefox/firefox_37.01+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04_i386.deb 404 Not Found am using a wired ...
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command for re-installing uninstalled packages?

I just removed a package with synaptic. Many additional (30-40) packages got also removed, because they had dependencies to the main package. Now I reinstalled the main package and I simply want to ...
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(software-properties-gtk) double running in the same OS. Is it a problem?

I am new here :) and starting studies. I found 2 files with the same name on the software center of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS generic. Is it normal?
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Why does my Lubuntu Software Centre only show installed apps?

The title is self explanatory but here is a big screenshot to emphasize what I mean As you can see I have the Get Software tab open with the all section selected. Any suggestions?
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How do I enable the “partner” repository?

I keep seeing places refer to the "partner" repository as a place I can get software, how can I enable this repository? Please specify how to do this graphically and via command line.
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Unable to resolve installation issues from command line [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 with a wired broadband connection. I am unable to install packages from software center as well as from command line, showing Unable to correct problems, you have held broken ...
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Ubuntu software center is not opening, it just freezes and then closes itself

When I try to remove software using the terminal I get this error: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList ...
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why i can't find intellij IDEA in software center? [closed]

i can see the program existing when i go to software center via the browser, but its not in the actual program! even hitting the download link in the applications' page in browser, couldn't direct me ...
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Software Center won't download anything? [duplicate]

I have a freshly installled Ubuntu 15.04 but when I try to download anything from the software center, it asks for my password, then it sits at 0% downloading indefinitely. I started the software ...
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When I try to install an app from the software center I get an error message [duplicate]

Hello Ubuntu community! So ever since I updated Unity to 14.04 I have not been able to install any of the apps from the store. After I click the install button a message pops up that says "you are ...
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I can no longer install any application on my device [duplicate]

I can no longer install any application from the terminal. Whenever I place an order this appears: E: Malformed line 57 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (absolute dist) E: The list of sources ...
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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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Problems with virtual box and Ubuntu Software Center after the installation

I am new in this world of Linux, I am learning and practicing a lot. But I see a problem when I install Virtual Box 4.3.30 .deb because after the installation, the Ubuntu Software Center disappeared ...
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.kde/share/config permissions got messed up even after a reinstall

This Q is kind of a follow up from this earlier Q where I had a strange issue with kate which didn't show any plug-ins. While I got it working now (by copying the config folder from one machine to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Update Manager and Ubuntu Software Center are not Working

I have tried: sudo apt-get install -f sudo apt-get update But no success. Any ideas?
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Benifits of installing rather than “trying”?

So I recently had to get a flash drive in order to boot my computer due to the fact that my hard drive (corrupted?) broke. Because I am using a flash drive I can't install ubuntu on it and am getting ...
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issues after attempting to install spotify on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I tried to install spotify using these instructions: Add the Spotify repository signing key to be able to verify downloaded packages sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 ...
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Updating Chromium on Ubuntu 15.04 is Complex

I noticed Chromium Version 43.0.2357.130 Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) is available in Ubuntu Software Center but the Chromium.org site states there is linux stable 44.0.2403.125, 07/28/15, Current stable ...
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Problem with installing Some Packages and Updating my Ubuntu

I am somewhat new to this operating system. I have been using it since 6 months. Initially there was no problem with my operating system but since the day I messed up with some wine software whenever ...