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Once you have installed a package, it is possible to see what files that package has installed on your system. You can do this: with the graphical synaptic package manager: install synaptic (it is not installed by default). Use apt-get install synaptic, or install it through Software Center. I like it better than the Software Center, but YMMV. finding ...


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I would suggest to use dpkg from the command line (shell). The good thing about it is that it is already installed on your system, because apt-get is just an extension built around dpkg. apt-get handles checking for available packages, checking for updates, downloading the packages, but dpkg is the command that actually handles the package installs, removes, ...


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Assuming you are using regular ubuntu with the unity desktop: yes, it is possible. If you are using gnome-shell desktop instead of unity, you will run into dependency issues. Go ahead and uninstall it if you are using just the regular "Ubuntu Desktop" and are not using the gnome desktop otherwise known as "Ubuntu Gnome". Ubuntu Gnome looks like this ...


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I'm pretty sure the problem is you've added an incompatible source or text was added to your /ect/apt/sources.list.d/ directory. It's causing problems updating your software repo cache. Remove the added file/sources, then you should be able to update (apt-get update) normally. The error sounds like there's some type of HTML on line 1 of ...


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I was going to say "sudo?" (but I think Software Center can sudo itself...) But what's with this error SystemError: E:Opening /etc/apt/sources.list - ifstream::ifstream (13: Permission denied) Is your /etc/apt/sources.list not readable or something? Did you do something to change your software sources? That might be the problem, unless Software Center ...


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The errors seem to be caused due to errors in the software-center cache. Delete the cache and try again. To do this, navigate to the cache folder - cd ~/.cache Remove the software center cache folder - rm -r software-center



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