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Publish a package on Ubuntu Software Center?

Recent, I uploaded a package on MyApps. After uploading finished, I received a notice: Thank you for submitting a gratis Free Software application through MyApps. At this time we are unable to ...
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Segmentation fault when trying to run psychonauts. NOT SOLVED by forcing S3TC-support or getting the needed libraries

So i'm having problems running psychonauts as i've noticed many others have as well. I installed it through software center and made sure i had the right libs needed to run mesa ...
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cannot install Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 on xubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I purchased Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 2 on Ubuntu Software Center, but USC could not install it. I looked at software-center.ubuntu.com and I see PPA fingerprint and license key: what can I do now to ...
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Are USC applications allowed to install .desktop files?

Ubuntu's official site for developers says: Technical requirements: In order for your application to be distributed in the Software Centre it must: Be in one, self-contained directory when ...
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I can't submit reviews/ratings in Software Center

If I try and submit a review it keeps loading quite some time with the message "Bewertung wird übertragen", which means "Rating is being submitted" in German. For example I tried to review Easystroke, ...
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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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Software Center won't run anymore Ubuntu 13.10

Everytime I try and run software centre is freezes on start-up. I have tried reinstalling and it still has the same problem. When i try and run it through the terminal i get the following error ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Progress bar stucked

Installed updates & Ubuntu software center progress bar stucked after that. So, I went to terminal & tried to view contents which are working by sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock & ...
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Can't remove my software center

So I was told that sudo apt-get remove software-center would be used to remove software-center, and then I would reinstall it. Well, every time I try to remove it i get this: lacy@lacy:~$ sudo ...
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libwebkitgtk cannot find libGL even though it exists

I have a problem with libwebkitgtk-3.0 The problem is that software-center crashes on startup. The problem is that libwebkitgtk cannot find libGL. When I run ldd /usr/lib/libwebkitgtk-3.0.so ...
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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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how can I fix? Error: Opening the cache

I'm new to Ubuntu.I installed the newest version two days ago. I used the Software Updater and when I restarted the computer the Dash and Launcher were missing. I tried reinstalling the OS, the dash ...
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software center. Which repository?

If I search for Software using Software Center how can I find which repository the software comes from? I tried desperately to find some information on the internet. I thought it is possible to right ...
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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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Accidentally deleted my packages

I have Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64 bit installed parallel to Windows 7 on my laptop. Installing skype on Ubuntu, I installed some dependencies of skype, and it removed almost all of my packages installed on ...
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Installed Package with Missing Dependancies, Software Center Now Reporting Problem with Package Catalog

I just tried to install Ubuntu Tweak http://ubuntu-tweak.com/ by downloading and installing the Debian package. Unfortunately I forgot to check its dependencies first, so when I ran sudo dpkg -i ...
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launching apps that aren't showing up in the app finder (Xubuntu on VM)

I've been playing around with running different distros of Linux in VirtualBox on my iMac (OS 10.7.3). This is the first time I've used Linux so I basically don't know what I'm doing, and am learning ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Wont Open 13.04

Hi. I am brand new to this operating system but not afraid to get my hand a bit dirty to find the solution. I downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 amd 64 bit today and installed via a flash drive. Everything ...
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no “install” (or “remove”) buttons displayed in Software Center

Ubuntu Software Center opens just fine and displays lots of appealing software. None of the listed programs, however, displays an "install" button. As a result, I have not been able to install ...
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Accessing Previous Purchases

I purchased Steel Storm Burning Retribution back in 2011. Now that I have a new laptop with 13.04 I logged in to the software Center to re-install it, but the Previous Purchases screen comes up ...
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Unable to install or update anything in 12.04

recently I ran into a problem which seemed pretty similar to that described in this post: How do I deal with "unauthenticated sources" errors in the Software Center? I was receiving this ...
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How do I fix a “failed to download repository information” error in Software Center?

While trying to install media players and Adobe Flash Player I bumped into an error in the Software Centre and they're not getting installed. I'm also unable to install Synaptic package manager due to ...
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Software Center prompts to make me buy already bought software

Couldn't really get that title right... My problem today is that I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 and now I cannot install Amnesia, a already bought peace of software, from the software center. I'm logged ...
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I keep getting prompted to create an Ubuntu Software Center account?

I'm on Ubuntu 13.04 and every so often, I get prompted to create an Ubuntu Software Center account. The thing is, I already have one. And when I log it in, the prompt will go away but it will pop back ...
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Software Center closing issues

I used the Ubuntu Software Center for the first time since I upgraded to 13.04, and I've notice that I can't close it with the "x" button on the top left of the screen. When I click it, the window ...
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trouble downloading software from software center

after installng 12.04 LTS version through wubi ,i am unable to install softwares from software center.It shows the message to check internet connection,but i am able to load pages from mozila.i tried ...
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How to install xnviewmp using package management aptitude `apt-get` on Ubuntu 12.10?

How to install xnviewmp using package management aptitude apt-get on Ubuntu 12.10? Visiting https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/xnviewmp/ and clicking through to software center ends results in ...
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Why can't I turn on recommendations in software center?

Every time I click the grey, "turn on recommendations" button at the bottom of the software center, it turns into a moving circle and then the grey button comes back. Recommendations won't turn on no ...
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Changed username in launchpad and now my re-installs do not work

A couple of days back I changed my username on launchpad because it had my full name (with initials). The problem is that before I did that I went to Humble Bundle and associated those purchases with ...
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I can't update Ubuntu 12.04

Okay so my problem is, I tried to install Machinarium from a Humble Bundle. I downloaded the .deb and installed it using the Ubuntu Software Centre. Everything seemed to go fine until I got the alert ...
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Check your internet connection

When I'm trying to install synaptics driver for touchpad, I'm getting the error of: Check you internet connection: Failed to fetch ...
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Install GNOME Onscreen Keyboard (GOK) in Ubuntu 12.04

According to this link the GNOME On-Screen Keyboard should be available for v12.04, but when I click the link there for GOK in Software Center apt://gok, it tells me: Not found There isn’t a software ...
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Getting Started With Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu over a year ago on my Dell PC. I have just decided to try to run FreeBasic on the Ubuntu system. On powering-up my PC I have used the 'select Ubuntu' option but even after an hour ...
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Unable to Login to ubuntu after installation of Gnome desktop

After installation of gnome desktop on my Ubuntu 12.04LTS, i'm unable to log in to my administrator account. Please note that using guest account I've removed gnome desktop and killed gnome session ...
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Software Center Freezing on Xubuntu 12.10

Whenever I open Software center I get this error: 012-12-12 16:19:29,196 - softwarecenter.fixme - WARNING - logs to the root logger: '('/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/proxies.py', 410, ...
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Evolution calender not opening

I installed evolution calendar from the software center. But the icon is not showing up in the apps menu in the dash. I've tried restarting after installing but its not coming. Software centre : ...
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Technical Items missing labels, buttons and descriptions

Whenever I search for something on the ubuntu software center, the technical results are missing labels and descriptions. As shown here, I tried reinstalling it using Synaptic, but that did not ...
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Can I submit beta version of software to software center?

Does myapps potal allow beta version of software? Recently I saw the app appollo browser which says it is a beta version.
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Changing an Ubuntu purchase to a different email

I'll ask here, since Ubuntu Payment support has not replied to the email I sent two days ago. I purchased the "the Humble Bundle" currently being promoted on the Ubuntu Software Center, paying $6 for ...
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How to remove a “purchased” subscription from Software-Center?

Is it possible to remove "purchased" subscriptions from Software-Center? I mean the subscriptions you can find here. Which are shown when you select to "install previous purchases" in Ubuntu ...
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software center problem

I am using Ubuntu 12.10. My problem is: when I download any package in software center it works well, but when it is going to install it takes so much time, sometimes my pc is hang. Then restart is ...
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Installing the graphic driver on ubuntu 11.10

I recently bought Dell Inspiron with Ubuntu 11.10 pre-installed. After using it for a while I was prompted with available driver updates, one of which said : ATI/AMD proprietary graphics driver ...
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how to get the application listed on open with menu?

I have installed the sublime text 2 in sublime text by http://www.technoreply.com/how-to-install-sublime-text-2-on-ubuntu-12-04-unity/ way. now I can see them on when I click Win button and search ...
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Does Ubuntu One sync purchased software?

For example, when I download games from my iphone, it has a section is the software center for reinstalling purchased software. Is this feature also enabled in Ubuntu One, or something like it?
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Do i have the rights for a Youtube downloader in USC?

i have made a media converter called format-junkie, participated at the ubuntu app showdown. I am wondering if i add to the program the ability to download a youtube video and maybe convert it at ...
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MySQL Workbench will not open on my Ubuntu 12.04

I have install mysql-workbench version 5.2.38+dfsg-3 via Ubuntu Software Center on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop for some week ago, This work fine until now! Now when I press in the mysql-workbench icon ...
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Ubuntu messed up after installing on a samsung chromebook (ARM)

I just installed ubuntu on mu samsung chromebook(arm) it war really easy to do it and i had no problems at all. But when i started it, First i had to manually install the gnome-terminal, firefox etc. ...
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Software Center taking too long to show password popup

I did not mention this on 13.04 or 13.10 because I thought it was only me but after seeing it yet again on 14.04 on 2 other computers I have to ask, how can I speed up the password dialog in Software ...
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Is there a package manager which allows arbitrary queries for status, name, last change timestamp

I imagine at least stable sortable columns (or better columns with sort priority) to show information for the equivalent of a query like "show me installed packages whose status changed today, sorted ...
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removing libraries after uninstallation

I removed abiword, from software center, and did autoremove and autoclean. I wanted to upgrade my system and it shows that Libabiword and abiword-common needs to be upgraded. I was surprised to see ...