Refering to editing the software sources in Ubuntu. Can be done graphically through System Settings > Software Sources or from the command line using APT.

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Dash icon does not work

Below is the contents in the ubuntu-software-center-desktop file. The Dash Home does not show the contents when it is opened up. The Icon is black and does not respond when you place your courser ...
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Will Adobe Reader 9.5.3 be offered in partner repository?

Will there be an Ubuntu package in the Canonical Partner repository for the security update Adobe Reader 9.5.3? ftp://ftp.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/unix/9.x/9.5.3/enu/AdbeRdr9.5.3-1_i386linux_enu....
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How to fix gpg not available error?

I am trying to kickstart an Ubtuntu installtion using an existing one. I rsynced the home dir and am now in the process of duplicating the installed packages. Since I have some extra ppa in my setup, ...
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Software Sources: Select Best HTTPS Server

I travel to countries I don't trust--a lot. For example, Vietnam, the virus capital of the world. ESPECIALLY in these areas, but also at home in the USA, I want to remove (or reduce) the possibility ...
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How to backup and restore sources when upgrading to a newer version?

If I copy/paste the /etc/apt dir or just sources.list for that matter to a newer version, I will still have sources named for the old version (saucy for axample) which is not right. For example: deb ...
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Software Properties will not run

I can't configure repositories and things on my Kubuntu 14.04 LTS system. When I run kdesudo software-properties-kde it asks me for my password then gives this traceback message: Traceback (most ...
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I can't change the mirror in the software center

In order to change the mirror we're using for updates, the procedure is to open the Software Centre, and go to Edit->Software Sources. There I can see the option "download from" and when I click it, ...
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Can't install from Ubuntu Software Center in 13.04

I am a new user to Ubuntu, presently using Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit. I can't install any software from the Ubuntu Software Center. I am getting errors such as: failed to download repository information.
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Problems with software installation after kernel update

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. I decided to install Linux kernel 3.10 which was released recently so, i downloaded the kernel and header packages from kernel.ubuntu.com since it's not in raring repos....
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS error when checking for software updates

Since 20th june 2013 I have tried running the software updater in ubuntu 12.04 LTS however it runs but returns this error W:Failed to fetch http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/...
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Building LMMS: “Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!”

I tried to build Linux MultiMedia studio from the source of the SourceForge git:// repository under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32b: git clone git://lmms.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/lmms/lmms cd lmms git ...
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Update Manager won't open (error related to pythonverbose)

I'm having an issue with update-manager. Last night, my computer restart suddenly during the update process. Now it won't open and it keep appearing on the notifier with a message warning that an ...
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Ubuntu Software 16.04 not opening

Ubuntu Software is not opening "On click" icon blinks and then goes inactive. Does not open any window. How can I reinstall Ubuntu Software. Did a synaptic update and encountered the following ...
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Unable to get the sources for my kernel

I am trying to get the sources for my kernel Here is the source.list file deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security main restricted universe deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-...
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sources list path error - how to reset it?

Ubuntu Server 15.10 I think this might have occurred during the owncloud config process. After login theres a message stating: find: `/etc/apt//sources.list': No such file or directory I would ...
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Unable to update ubuntu 14.04 LTS by using 'sudo apt-get update'

When I'm trying to update ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I got this error message: E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list (dist) E: The list of sources could not be read. ...
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Software/games compatibility with Ubuntu from Windows platform w/out emulator

I would like to know if anyone has come across a stable and reliable Windows emulator for software only available to Windows platform for Ubuntu? I know there is WINE, but still wondering about ...
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Extras vs Backports

What are extras in the context of software sources ? How do they differ from backports ? [ This is only to let me pass the minimum length constraint ]
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I have had this red circle with the white icon

I have had this red circle with the white icon in the top right corner for a while now, and the specific message is: An error occurred. Please run Application Manager from the Right Click Menu or ...
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install software center

root@localhost:~# 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 ...
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I can't find other pratners tab when I open ubuntu software center?

When I open the Software Centre there is no tab for other software partners. I am trying to install a third-party repository and can't find the page or edit button. I have tried clicking on every tab ...
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How to properly manage PPAs just from the command-line

What are the recommendations for managing other repositories and PPAs without the help of Software and Updates GUI. How to know if a repository/PPA already, - exist - enabled or - disabled ? How to ...
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How to put a comment in a .list file?

How to put a comment in a .list file? I'm accessing my sources.list Repositories to check if there are required amount of Repositories or not. There a can see a line which starts with # and i got a ...
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Fixing sources.list on arm archirecture

I have Linaro Ubuntu installed on ARM device (Zynq Mini-ITX development board). Here is my # lsb_release -a output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS Release: 12....
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Failed to install nvidia driver on ubuntu 13.10

I've run an update and upgrade after I rebooted. When I did that I realised that the nvidia driver isn't there anymore. I've tried everything I know from : sudo apt-get --reinstall nvidia-current-...
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Adding repository

The official documentation page to install opera says to add this: deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ stable non-free Somehow this: http://deb.opera.com/opera/ ended up in the url field of ...
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Unable to add element to black screen in Avogadro

When i open Avogadro spots of previous screen is printed. After clicking New many times a black screen comes but then i am unable to add any graphics on the black part of Avogadro. I am also new to ...
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Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file

I'm kinda new to this website so I don't know the policies, but I really need some help with an ongoing issue that has become quite annoying. I moved from Ubuntu 14.04 to Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela (I ...
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How to make my own new Ubuntu based operating system?

I want to make my own new Ubuntu based operating system. With New custom theme and lot of softwares pre-built ! Can I do it only with UCK (Ubuntu Customization Kit) ? Then how ?
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Customized sources.list for custom live CD

I recently built myself a custom live CD of Xubuntu 14.04.1. This live CD is used to distribute to my customers to install on their machines with a set of pre-installed applications, some of which are ...
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Possible to replicate sources.list as individual sources.list.d .list files?

I'm using puppet's apt module, & I'd like to clear out sources.list & have the same structure as individual sources.list.d .list files. I've tried several variations on the formatting of the ...
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Software & Updates : server changes automatically to “Custom servers”

I set "Server for India" In Software & Updates as following: But It randomly (after some days) & automatically sets to "Custom servers" as following: How to stop changing this? Because ...
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Does the “security” repository provides anything not found in the “updates” repository?

For the limited number of package I looked at (e.g. apache), I found that the package version in the updates repository is always newer than or equal to the version available in the security ...
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Why is some software not appearing in the “available software” options?

I have installed and used some applications such as Quod Libet and others on Ubuntu 12.04. When I go under settings to tell Ubuntu which software to use when opening specific files, Quod Libet and ...
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Packages not found despite correct /etc/apt/source.list

My /etc/apt/sources.list looks like this deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal main restricted universe multiverse deb http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-updates main restricted ...
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Is it better to install unity3d via ubuntu make or from the official website?

Unity3D can be installed from a .deb file from here. There's also ubuntu-make which can install Unity3D. Which would be the better choice in terms of stability and updates?
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How do I go from what I see in sources list to correct PPA name?

This is something that has been bothering me for a while. I had some problems with conflicts after I added some repositories. Then it turns out I needed to remove them. I wanted to use the command. ...
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local (private) mirror: is there a way to keep the original `sources.list`?

I have an own private mirror in a closed-off network. I mirror from several sources and therefore have to adapt all the sources.list files on the clients in that network. Every entry in the original ...
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What are the steps to get *only* the sources of a specific package?

After many searches and struggling I finally found what I was looking for: https://sources.debian.net/src/libgnomekbd/3.6.0-1/ But the problem is that I need all the files in an archive. If you ...
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CollabNet Subversion Edge 4.0.10

SVN takes a long time to list the contents of the Working copy of each the repository - upto 5 minutes or longer each and often is running at 85%+ of the CPU. Once SVN has listed the contents and ...
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how to keep backup of all softwares installed from ubuntu store?

i installed some heavy softwares around 2-3 GB of total in case ubuntu gets corrupted (recently it got due to some lightgm,gdm problem it got due to Gnome mayb i tried almost everything but ultimately ...
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How to install libevent 2.1 in Ubuntu wily

A program failed with undefined symbol: evutil_secure_rng_set_urandom_device_file which is a function in libevent 2.1. The current version in wily seems to be 2.0.5 (as of apt-cache search ...
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Selecting/Filtering data for analysis in Gephi

I have a question regarding filtering and statistics in Gephi. Specifically, I would like to run statistical analyses such as average degree only for a part of the data (e.g. all data where gender=...
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Dupilcate sources.list entry

Duplicate sources.list entry http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make/ubuntu/ trusty/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/...
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Huawei modem and Cell C

I use a Huawei Modem and Cell C is my service provider. They tell me that they do not have the software for Ubuntu. Can someone help me?
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Updates suddenly very slow

I'm trying to update system and the process is suddenly extremely slow, both in Update Manager and via terminal command sudo apt-get update. I have already switched sources to "best server" via ...
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How to enable source package download for a section of private ubuntu repository

We have created a internal ubuntu repository. It has a few custom sections which has packages that were custom built. Currently, no source packages are provided for download for the repository users. ...
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Is there any “Everything Search” like searching software in Ubuntu 14.04?

I read the Post, but after installing "Desktop Search" I found that it is not working well, e.g. it can't find the files and folders which don't lie on the main drive. And also I've noticed that in ...
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Is there any license requirement to publish the source code of Ubuntu touch?

I've just found that the source code of Ubuntu powered BQ phones is available on github. You can also flash/update the device using ubuntu flash utility and various channels (stable, dev, nightly). ...