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Ubuntu software center super-stuck

I have tried to remove software center, reinstall it, fix it and use all the recommended solutions on this forum, however I cannot remove this repeated problem with: Building dependency tree ...
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Can I review programs from PPAs in the Software Center?

After a tip from OMG!Ubuntu! I added a PPA and installed a programmes. I'm very happy with the programme and would like to review it in the Software Centre. Unfortunately, I get the message 'Failed to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't download software [duplicate]

I upgraded Ubuntu version 11 to ver 13.04. When I try to download anything like "openvpn" a message of "Failed to fetch openvpn and 404 File not found" occurs. It also says the software cannot be ...
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Verifying the Current Version of PHPmyAdmin and Updating if Not

A question was asked on this forum concerning having the latest versions of MySQL, Apache, and PHPmyAdminn. In reviewing this question, I followed up on PHPmyAdmin to verify whether I had the latest ...
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Software-center won't install paid app

OK, so the cost of MyCraft was just .99 so I purchased it to see how the purchased apps in Software Center to work - despite trying for weeks, it won't install. It just sits there 'in progress' ...
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unable to install google chrome on ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

i am new on ubuntu and was trying to install dropbox from software center it took long and mean while my computer got powered off and the i restarted my pc and went to software center it showed the ...
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Reinstallation of ubuntu causes install option to disappear

I reinstall ubuntu on my machine which causes removal of install option in software center. There are tons of answers available regarding this, I have tried most of them but unable to solve my issue. ...
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UBUNTU software is not loading [duplicate]

I am using UBUNTU 14.04. When I am opening the ubuntu software it closes immediately without loading and the following error message is shown to me. Please suggest what should I do to open the ...
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Software center crashes on Ubuntu 14.04

After I run the software center in terminal it says: bizara@BlackHole2:~$ software-center 2015-02-24 19:27:53,480 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-24 19:27:54,828 ...
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Apt-get update comes up with "Sources list couldn't be read

I tried to update the packages through the terminal and I get this error every time, david@david-Satellite-C55-B:~$ apt-get update E: Type ' Now the Software center doesn't work and I have a warning ...
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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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The Software Center won't start anymore, how to fix it?

I have been using Ubuntu 13.04 for last 2 months. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have to ...
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Error message + Ubuntu Software Center down

I'm new to Ubuntu, and despite all what I could read, I cannot find, or I'm just unable, to fix my problem. In the upper right corner of the screen I have a "stop" sign, that says: An error ...
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Installing software center ubuntu

Okay so I recently had some problems with ubuntu software centre where if I opened it from the dashboard it would open up, but only display a white screen. Nothing happened, so if I then clicked the ...
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Cant download skype VOIP and instant message servicing from ubuntu software centre. Help? [closed]

I tried downloading Client for Skype VOIP and instant messaging service from ubuntu software centre, but download failed and it says "Package dependencies cannot be solved". Someone help how can I ...
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Installing Braid

Some time ago I bought the game Braid from the Ubuntu Software Center, but in Ubuntu 14.10 I has been removed and I cannot install it anymore. It is still listed in the Ubuntu Apps Directory, but only ...
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Software Center not functioning, not installable, and not removable, with a persistent live USB in 14.04

I'm using a persistent live USB to run 14.04. I used Ubuntu Software Center a few times to download software, but suddenly it stopped working. The logo is still there, but when I click on it the ...
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Ethernet network is not working except for skype

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. It was working smoothly. I installed all additional software I needed. Now I am having trouble with my internet connection. My Ethernet link isn't working. I thought, the ...
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How to solve the error: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

wazir@wazir:~$ sudo software-properties-gtk [sudo] password for wazir: (process:15506): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. Using the fallback 'C' locale. Cannot set locale: ...
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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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Muon Software Center does not open

Trying to run Muon Software Center and I see the icon of loading but after 10-20 seconds nothing happens and it closes even not opened. What reasons maybe for this and how I can solve it?
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How do I deal with “unauthenticated sources” errors in the Software Center?

Any install that I'm trying through the Software Center is telling me: Requires installation of untrusted packages: The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated ...
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Error when I try to install package: New software can't be installed because there is a with the software currently installed

I'm trying to install google chrome (and other packages) but i keep getting this error in the software centre. I've tried the solution in this thread but even that is not working. The error that I get ...
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Why are these errors popping up even when the installation is fine?

I am having a problem , when I try to install or upgrade something, it appears like it fails, but it does not. This will pop up usually only for the Ubuntu Software Center. This will pop up ...
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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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can't repair software center

it starts when I install libjpeg62 i386 by mistake on 64x machine so I try to fix this problem with: sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get install -f but it does not work: $ sudo apt-get install -f ...
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Text in Ubuntu Software Center is unreadable

When I do a search in the software center this is what the results look like. I can only see the text if I select one of them. I tried changing themes but that didn't fix it.
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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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Information and updates [closed]

I would like to know what are the first steps for a new user of ubuntu. What is most useful for an inexperienced user of Linux, mainly one that arrived from Windows. Is it important to use the ...
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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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problem with software center 12.04

I have been using 12.04 in dell vostro since a year. It was working properly but suddenly the Ubuntu Software Center has started hanging. Now it doesn't open. And every time I try to open it, I have ...
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Cannot install anything in ubuntu 12.10 64bits [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits in my computer. I tried to download several applications from the software center and from the terminal. But was unable to download anything. From the ...
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Is the software center safe? [duplicate]

Is there anyway someone could get some sort of malware onto the Ubuntu Software Center? Or is it all checked thoroughly before being added to the official repositories?
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Ubuntu Software Center additional software plug-ins, official or third-party?

When getting software from the Ubuntu Software Center I often see that it says "Optional add-ons", like for instance here for rkhunter these are the Optional Add-ons it displays: Are these optional ...
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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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“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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Why won't Ubuntu Software Center install .deb files

This question no longer applies to current versions of Ubuntu. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and have some problems with Ubuntu software center and the installation of debian packages. If I download ...
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Why can't I launch Deepin Software Center (on Ubuntu)?

I installed DSC from a PPA but when I click on its icon nothing happens! I cant lunch it. I've also tried from terminal with this command: deepin-software-center but it gives me this error: ...
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Can't ls in /etc directory and more

I am using 14.04, I recently did an update with the software updater and things went wrong. Not sure what however, I just kept running it until it said that things were up to date. Now things are ...
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Error trying to install wine in Ubuntu 14.10: missing or conflicting packages

I already tried to install it with the terminal as well as with the ubuntu-software-center, but I always get this: This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are ...
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software updater crash [duplicate]

A "no-entrance" sign is displayed on the top-right side of the monitor. Here are some of the commands I've given an answers gianni@packard:~$ software center WARNING:root:could not open file ...
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Software center (beginner question) [duplicate]

Im new to Ubuntu... I just installed it on my old computer and I wanted to start by installing some with Software center. But when I get the message "Available from the "universe" source" and click ...
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How to uninstall JDK

Today I installed Android Studio but when I opened it raised the error: 'tools.jar' seems to be not in Android Studio classpath. Please ensure JAVA_HOME points to JDK rather than JRE. I ...
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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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Software Updater & Software Center not working

Running the update command gives this error message. ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update E: Type ...
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Software Updater not detecting all upgrades [duplicate]

This happens every so often, I run this command in Terminal (after running sudo apt-get update): sudo apt-get upgrade And I get an output such as (this is what I got today): Reading package ...
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Why is a lot of software missing in my software center?

When I get to software center it shows I can't install preload and others claiming I have no package for that software. Why is that and did I break something? I installed Xubuntu over Ubuntu ...
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Software Center crashes on startup - Tried the obvious

Title says it. If I run from the Terminal I get: :~$ software-center 2015-02-04 22:12:05,131 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-02-04 22:12:05,358 - ...
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What is the path of libraries (samples, docs) setted up from Software Center of Ubuntu 12.04?

I installed OpenCV and its DOC and Samples from software center but I cannot find the them at anywhere. What is the certain location for all these at Ubuntu12.04
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deploy Ubuntu 12.04 in computer center [duplicate]

I need to install Ubuntu 12.04.5 in a computer center, it is necessary to install as a dual boot, most of them are windows 8, my question is: is there anyway to accomplish the installation using an ...