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how to use dictd as an offline dictionary in ubuntu 14.04?

I have installed dictd from ubuntu software center in my ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it as an offline dictionary but can't find its application by pressing the superkey. Please help
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Why is GNOME Software Center not included in Ubuntu GNOME (14.04/14.10)?

So I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 (which included GNOME 3.10) and noticed that GNOME Software Center isn't included and isn't available through the repositories. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Error while trying to use software updater [on hold]

I installed Lubuntu on my PC and during the installation I had an error and now after installation I am able to use it but not the store or any updates. I believe it's from the old hardware and the ...
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Where are the deb files downloaded by Software center and the update manager stored?

I want to know where the deb files that are downloaded during the installation from the software center are stored. Its easy to download I know, but here in my country, bandwidths are extremely ...
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I Can't Install Anything On Ubuntu 12.04, on software cent. nor installing manually

i don't know when or how it started but now i can't seem to install anything, even if manually like this: user@user-HP-14-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo apt-get install cheese [sudo] password for user: ...
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not able to install software-center [on hold]

$ apt-get install software-center Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Package Operation Failed from Ubuntu Software Center

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. However, I tried to uninstall libreoffice and had openoffice installed instead. When I tried to remove "master pdf editor" the removal failed and left me ...
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can ubuntu add sage to ubuntu software center for version ubuntu 14.04 or to the ucomming ubuntu 14.10?

it seems that sage is good open app by just reading what it is on sage page or wikipedia, so it seems a waste not being avaiable on ubuntu software center. by reading the following How Can Someone ...
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When I want to install anything in Ubuntu Software Center or through sudo apt-get, I am facing issues

My problem is exactly same as stated at the link Ubuntu Software Center not working; says the package catalog needs repair Though according to the solution provided at that place does not work for ...
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Software center not installing [duplicate]

When I am try......to install the Ubuntu software center it giving error like Err http://ftp.iitm.ac.in/ubuntu/ quantal-updates/main software-center all 5.4.1.4 404 Not Found Failed to fetch ...
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Canon EOS 1200D Software needed for ubuntu

I recently bought canon EOS 1200D DSLR. In the package, i had related software for windows and mac but i use ubuntu, so i cannot install this software. My concern is how do i install software ...
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Can't install Gimp, Ubuntu software center is not working, can't install from terminal too

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and have installed GIMP last night. But today, my update manager is showing that your system has broken packages and dependencies. When I try to install the GIMP update that is ...
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How do I (or Can I) enable the “install” button in Software Center for offline repository?

I am talking about to install software by Apt Offline Repository. I've read Community Help and used to apply this method to install software offline. I can successfully install software through ...
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About Ubuntu Software center

I already saw many threads about Ubuntu Software Center, but, I don't know if I'm downloading my programs (like dconf editor and Wallch) from a trusted source. The only 2 things (probably) that I ...
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/etc/apt/apt.conf gets cleared every time I change proxy settings under settings->network->Network proxy

I use a proxy server settings at work but when i get home, my network connection uses no proxy settings. every time i get home and use the proxy settings under settings->networks->Network Proxy to ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre starts loading and then disappears

I am new to Ubuntu, and tried running the sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center, but I got: E: Problem with MergeList ...
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Problem installing dropbox, via software center [duplicate]

I had installed dropbox and after some days it suddenly stopped working. I uninstalled it and again when I try to install it via software center, I get this error message: This error could be caused ...
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How can I remove web-apps? (Not thewhole feature, but certain web-apps)

How can I remove web-apps? (Not the whole feature, but certain web-apps)
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Problems with Adobe Flash Player and Software Center

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (32-bit). I manually installed Adoble Flash Player 9 from the software center. The problem now is that the system is not running as it used to. Whenever I click on "software ...
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How do I Fix my update center from displaying error

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. I installed some packages due to my netflix not working anymore. this is the message i get: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libnss3-1d: Depends: ...
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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 ...
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Skype installation, but asked 2 times the password?

I just recently changed from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, because I always wanted to be more safe in the internet, and also to avoid things like virus. Today, to test if I knew some basic ...
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Problem with Ubuntu Software Center--can't install anything

About 3 weeks ago I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 and I've been running it since then. Initially everything worked great, but about 10 days ago the Ubuntu Software Center quit working (I previously used it ...
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My software center don't open

I used the terminal, and typed 'software-center', and it showed this msg: 2014-10-10 22:44:13,297 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-10-10 22:44:14,909 - ...
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Synaptic Package Manager Reload Error

I'm getting this error when I try to reload Synaptic, I installed apps in terminal via ppa's I found on launchpad.net and dep files from other developer sites... Could not download all repository ...
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How expensive or hard would it be to add RUN button into Software Manager?

I teach Linux and quite frequently install new software, test it and remove it. I promote the use of Linux and recommend it to my relatives and friends. One common use case is I hear what people need, ...
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Can I use Launchpad to replace the ubuntu software centre? [duplicate]

I found https://launchpad.net/ there's loads of applications to choose from there it seems like all of them. You've got to add the ppa, update then install the applications. This can be pretty ...
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Update VirtualBox to install Extension Pack

I installed Virtual Box via the Software Center on the latest fully updated Ubuntu 64bit. I wanted to install the Extension Pack for VirtualBox but there is no version for my version of Virtual Box. I ...
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How to create Debian source package for a JavaFx application for Ubuntu Software Center?

I submitted a native .deb file to Ubuntu Software Center, but I got below response from reviewers: Your application is not in the correct archive format. Please provide us with the Debian source ...
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While Installing the “Universe” Source I get the following error “Failed to download repository information”

this is my first time posting on AskUbuntu so forgive me if I make any mistakes in my post. About an hour ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, I went to the Ubuntu Software Center to install my ...
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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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Problem with executing dssp (secondary structure assignment)

I followed a previous post to install dssp on ubuntu How to install dssp (secondary structure assignments) under 12.04? After the installation I tried to execute dssp which was in ...
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lftp-gtk after installation, many programs were uninstalled

I'm searching for a program to back-up or synchronize ftp. I found the site user interface for lftp and installed the program as described. BUT the installing process took a very long time and ...
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Debian installer does not create desktop/launcher link

I have a Qt application that I want to deploy as a deb package. I have been reading so many sources, all slightly different - most of what I did follows this How To: preparing an application for ...
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Ubuntu can't connect to software center?

Here is my command: hanlu@hanlu-VirtualBox:~/Desktop/test$ sudo apt-get install gcc [sudo] password for hanlu: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Are there alternatives to software center?

Are there any GUI alternatives to the Ubuntu Software Center with Fast application loading/Low startup time Fast search Low weight/size Application purchase facility
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Terminal and software center missing

I cannot find either the Ubuntu Software center or the terminal anywhere on my computer. I downloaded virtualbox from their website and after it started applying changes in the software center the ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not showing “Install” mark on applications

every time i try to install an application it says that - "Failed to download repository information". i live in Georgian Republic(Caucasus) and i think it's a server problem. what can i do? i tried ...
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No applications in search option

I'm unable to open any application installed via software center, no application installed is visible in search option. Please suggest. Tried few things which didn't worked :- sudo apt-get install ...
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tried installing skype , error on line 57 in /etc/apt/sources.list. edited file now cant open software center or install skype

I deleted line 57 which was caused the problem but put it back in and the software center opens then closes straight away and i still havent installed skype. any help with the software center and ...
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Software Centre Doesnt start after i installed i32lib

This is the error message I am getting. debarati@debarati-Inspiron-3521:~/.config$ software-center 2014-10-02 11:38:53,508 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2014-10-02 ...
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LibreOffice4.2 Fatal Error

Does it mean to say that I am not the root user ? But I am the root and have both sudo and su access. So why don't I have the sufficient access to open Libre Office?
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Cannot install pidgin

I am trying to install pidgin-ppa from software centre but it's showing The installation or removal of a software package failed perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that ...
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What are the different ways to install a software on Ubuntu?

I am a beginner trying to understand how installation of software works in ubuntu. I have installed a lot of softwares on my system but everytime I want to install something I will just google and ...
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error message in software [duplicate]

When I boot the software in 14.04 I am receiving this error message: Error:opening the cache ( E:Problem with merge ...
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Problem cause with libxml2 after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

After upgrade 12.04 64bit LTS to ubuntu 14.04 64bit LTS have problems with libxml2. Can't run software center,empathy etc # software-center Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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On Kubuntu 14.04, Muon doesn't work after update and upgrade via terminal [duplicate]

I ran: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade on my terminal. After that, neither muon update manager nor muon software center work. they both give the same error: **Initialization Error** The ...
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Cannot install apps from USC, error with internet connection [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu 12.10 and I can't install anything from USC, I am running Ubuntu as a Virtual Machine with VMware. I can access internet fine with firefox search apps with USC, but when I try to ...
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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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How to install again Update Manager after uninstalling it

Ok, the thing is this I tried asking many times on few ubuntu forums how to deal with my non-responsive Update Manager, but all I was getting was the same stuff (run it from the terminal, run some ...