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desktop files and Ubuntu software Center

Since 12.04, when additional software is installed, Ubuntu software center puts an icon in the launcher, representing a .desktop file in /usr/share/app-install/desktop/. This desktop file is not ...
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Looking for text BBS software

I would like to know if there are text-based, bulleting board system forum servers for Ubuntu. Which can be used via telnet or ssh. I was searching for this kind of software and came to this BBS ...
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The package information displayed by Ubuntu Software-Center is 17 days back and counting

While re-opening my Ubuntu 12.04 machine after a 2 weeks vacations, and successfully using the Update Manager to update my applications I see that The package information was last updated 17 days ...
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Is there any way to install multiple software at a single command via terminal? [duplicate]

I just want to know after install ubuntu newly it`s need to install previous essential software again,That is really time consuming so is there any way that I write command and my essential software ...
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School Tool in Software center

Is school tool student managing software still in the software center for the 14.04 LTS update?
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Encountered a section with no package [duplicate]

I've recently installed ubuntu 14.04. I was quit satisfied with it till yesterday when I couldn't open ubuntu software center. I've received a notification like this: E:Encountered a section with no ...
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Where do I find Ubuntu User Magazine purchase from Ubuntu Software Center?

I purchased an Ubuntu User magazine in the Ubuntu Software Center. It shows as "Installed on 2014-08-25". And the button on the right gives me a chance to [Remove]. But I haven't been able to locate ...
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where are packeges from Ubuntu Software Center downloaded to?

the location of the downloaded/installed programs and packages from software Center?
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how do i install tomoe of any pen recognition software that supports chinese writing in ubuntu 14.04?

i need help installing tomoe or any other chinese pen recognition software for ubuntu 14.04. Im really new to ubuntu especially ubuntu 14.04. ive googled countless times on how to install tomoe or any ...
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Only local computer shows up in Software Centre sync

Both of my computers sync files successfully through Ubuntu One; but when I open the Software Centre and click File > Sync between computers, only the local machine shows up in the left hand panel. Am ...
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How to install Umbrello packages(manually)?

I tried installing Umbrello software from Ubuntu software centre, but it is always showing "failed to download packages, check your internet connection". So I tried to install using alternative ...
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How do I remove the Ubuntu Software Center?

I have a pretty slow computer, and every time I open Ubuntu Software Center, the entire computer slows down, and 97% of the time, it hangs. So, I was wondering whether you can uninstall Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Universe source doesn't detect my internet connection [on hold]

I tried to install eclipse from software center. Universe source repository gives this software.But when I tried installing it says "Failed to download repository information". I recently moved to US ...
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How to add a command-line's window on software-center?

I hate not seeing the command line on the software-center, and if I want to see it, I have only the console-system to install the software. Installing a software without the name of the software is ...
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Failed to fetch repositories; a particular case

This is the question with many answers but I am not sure how to apply them. I please for the particular solution: what to add or remove by changing to comment in the following files and what to check ...
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alternate for PowerWorld Simulator

I have used PowerWorld Simulator in windows. But this software is unavailable for ubuntu. Is there any alternate for this software?
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IDLE and PyCharm using Python 3.4.0 when 3.4.1 installed?

I recently visited the Python site, and noticed that a new version, 3.4.1 had come out. My Ubuntu 14.04 had 3.4.0, so I downloaded 3.4.1 and installed it. When I open IDLE, it showed 3.4.0, but when I ...
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While installing wine - got Package 'wine1.5' has no installation candidate

I am new to ubunto hence not aware about basics of using ubunto. I wanted to install rar password cracker for which I ran the .exe file which gave me following error : 'An error occurred while loading ...
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can't download anything from ubuntu software center, 11.10 [duplicate]

So I have tried many, many things now. I got a new laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 on it, and I have always been a Windows user. I have read most of the threads that were posted here and on other forums I ...
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Stuck since I try to install dropbox [duplicate]

First of all I apologize for my english, but I'm stuck and I don't know much of linux. When I try to install Dropbox in my ubuntu it get stuck and I try to close it, but know I have a serching ...
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Can not buy software in Ubuntu software center (USC)

Ubuntu version 14.04 software-center version 13.10 Unable to load page Problem occurred while loading the URL https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/tos/plain/ SSL handshake failed It never ...
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Ubuntu software center stuck in applying/canceling/searcing

I can't install anything from software center because it is stuck at applying/searching, when i cancel it, it is stuck at canceling. Then software center gives me a pop up box that it needs to be ...
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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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Login to software center problem

I really don't know what's happening. When i try to sign up to post comments, it says email is already registered and then when I try to login and click forgot password (I really have), it says we ...
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Warning triangle in ubuntu software center

I am using ubuntu 14.04. While installing certain softies, my ubuntu software center shows a warning triangle. Here is an example: So, there it is like this What does this mean ?
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Unable to turn on recommendations in Ubuntu Software Center

When I start software-center from the terminal, I get the following output: 2013-10-13 12:43:41,231 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2013-10-13 12:43:41,414 - ...
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“Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ”

I have 12.10 ubuntu and when I try to remove / install programs I get notification : Software can't be installed or removed because the authentication service is not available. ...
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How does Ubuntu Software Center determine the logo of a package?

I want to know so that I can ensure when users search for my package in the Software Center it is displayed with the appropriate logo.
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Software center disappeared after installing exelearning [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu today and everything worked pefectly. But I must have done something wrong because I cannot find or install the Software Center. I tried to install the authoring programm ...
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Avast not up to quality?

When I follow this guide :http://howtoubuntu.org/how-to-install-and-update-avast-antivirus-in-ubuntu#.UvRO9vgju1E It says the .deb isn’t up quality code in the UbuntusoftwareCenter! I don't know to ...
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“E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.” after deleting one of the list files [duplicate]

I'm really stupid, and I deleted the following file: us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en I did so attempting to do something about the following error message: ...
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Tourble submitting desktop app for review “payment details are required before any application can be reviewed”

I am trying to submit an app (ubuntu desktop) in the software center through here: https://myapps.developer.ubuntu.com/dev/apps/ After filling in all the required fields and clicking the button ...
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software center not working

My software-center is not working. It closes itself automatically after loading itself one or 2 seconds. Actually it shows some kind of attribute error in the terminal: line 281, in contains return ...
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I can not download anything [duplicate]

I am very new to ubuntu but decided to wipe my windows 7 and install it. I can not download anything from the software center. This is the error message I get. I can use the web in all other ways ...
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How do I remove Skype 4.3 from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32-bit)

I installed Skype on my nephew's new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine, and now we've decided to remove it. But I'm not able to locate it in my Installed programs section of Ubuntu Software Center. I'm able to ...
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How to list user installed applications (not packages)?

Not packages and not all applications. Just the applications user installed by himself from whatever source (Software Center, manually added PPA, etc.). If the above is not possible - a list of all ...
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1 Software installation Problem

I am using ubuntu 12.04. When I try to install a software from Ubuntu Software Center, it shows a message, before installing this software must remove this program MblazeUI ((crossplatformui)), and an ...
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Software center can't uninstall

I just download "dropbox" from their site. It didn't work, and the software center didn't give me the option to uninstall it, so I tried to re-install it. I got a pop-up saying that I first needed to ...
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Where does the software in the repositories come from?

Where does the software in the main repositories come from? By "main repositories" I mean the default repositories used when you install Ubuntu from a fresh ISO, and by this I also include all the ...
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Installing software in ubuntu

when i tried to install vlc from software center there is" use the source" instead of "install"; by clicking the use the sources option its not installing using the terminal i tried, but its showing: ...
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Not able update anything or use ubuntu service centre [duplicate]

Error that i get wen trying to check for updates:0 W:Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.149 80] , ...
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how I can make Debian source package form my program which write by Qt?

I made a program by Qt and I want to put it on Ubuntu Software Center form myapps.developer.ubuntu.com. When I want to submit it, I should upload Debian source package. How I make this?! You can see ...
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installing synaptic package manager from outside the repos

I have been facing some problems in installing software with ubuntu software center, due to the fact that I have not been able to run no proxy for the whole system, I have tried all methods prescribed ...
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Ubuntu software center unable to download and install any programs

I am new to ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 a couple of weeks back. The problem I am facing is that I am unable to download any software using software download manager. I even tried using terminal ...
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“Unmet Dependencies” when trying to install vlc (via Software Center) [duplicate]

I am trying to install vlc media player (Ubuntu 14.04), but when I write in terminal "sudo apt-get install vlc", or trying to install via Software Center, this is what I get: The following packages ...
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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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Epson XP202 will not install

I am using 14.04 which has been great until today trying to print using Epson XP202. Previously the printer worked after installing drivers no problem on older versions of Ubuntu/Lubuntu. Now I have ...
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Download apps in ubuntu software centre

I am having a problem authenticating in Ubuntu 12.04. I have no password. I have bought my computer online. There is no password when I log in. It's showing me unsuccessful password. So I cannot ...
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Change Proxy Settings In UBuntu

I want to use the Ubuntu Software Center to install software, but I can not download them. How can I give my proxy settings in Ubuntu terminal (just like we use cmd in Windows to choose IE proxy ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened [duplicate]

I have a problem with the software updater, the synaptic package manager and the ubuntu software center. When I use the terminal to update, I receive the following error: Reading package lists... ...