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Questions tagged [software-center]

The Ubuntu Software Center gives you instant access to thousands of open-source and carefully selected free applications.

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Ubuntu Software's “Restart and Update” doesn't seem to update (18.10 Beta) [on hold]

This is a new interface to me so I don't want to file a bug until I figure out if I'm just using it wrong. When package updates are available, Ubuntu Software opens with a list of the updates ...
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Does Ubuntu 18.04 allow snap packages to be reviewed / rated, and if so, where do I see that information?

For years, I've relied on the ratings and reviews in the Software Center to guide some of my application choices, when there are multiple applications that are available for a given need. Independent ...
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ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th Gen, 2017) BIOS update: Canonical ahead of Lenovo?

As of yesterday, Ubuntu Software Center wants to upgrade the BIOS to version 0.1.35 while Lenovo is still only offering version 0.1.34. Compare and contrast Ubuntu Software Center with Lenovo How ...
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apps installed with ubuntu software won't start

So I have created an ubuntu live persistent USB drive. Everything seems to work ok. I installed CLion, atom and spotify using Ubuntu Software but none of the 3 runs! I click on the icon and just ...
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Ubuntu Software not installing Steam [duplicate]

Ubuntu software is not installing Steam. I enter in my password, it starts but immediately stops.
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Why can I apt-get install rapidsvn but not see it within the Ubuntu Software Center GUI? [duplicate]

I went to install Rapid SVN from the Ubuntu Software Center today as I have done before - it wasn't there. I can install this using the command: sudo apt-get install rapidsvn Why can I apt-get ...
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Does KDE have a user friendly software center?

I am new to Linux and I'm trying to find a software center for KDE Plasma. I just set up my chromebook dual boot using crouton. The line I typed into terminal was sudo sh -e ~/Downloads/crouton -r ...
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How do I find additional free repositories for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and I want to find additional open source free software packages available for installation. I tried to add other software sources to the Ubuntu ...
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Why frogatto is not in ubuntu software? [duplicate]

Why the game frogatto is not showing in ubuntu software ? it's a graphical application in the official ubuntu repository
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Queued for installation over six hours

I am running Ubuntu Mate 18.04. It is just installed and looks to be running fine. I have been trying to install the additional software "software Centers" shown on the Software Boutique. When I ...
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Ubuntu Software does not reflect the latest version [duplicate]

What is required to get Ubuntu Software Center to reflect the latest version of a software (i.e. FreeFileSync)?
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Malformed entry 47 [duplicate]

I've problem lately. I have error-"Malformed entry 47". I have Ubuntu 16.04 and my computer is HP EliteBook 8440p. Ubuntu Software (doesn't show all installed programs),Ubuntu Software Center (can't ...
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Should I install firmware update from the Ubuntu Software Center?

I have a Dell XPS 15 9560 (2017) running Ubuntu 16.04 in dual boot with Windows 10. Usually, I install firmware/BIOS updates using the Dell update tool in Windows. However, I just noticed an ...
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Err:4 downloads.plex.tv/repo/deb public InRelease The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: [duplicate]

I have Kubuntu 18.04.01 installed on my PC. I'm a computer tech, but I have extremely limited knowledge of Linux. Everything is running fine, but I can no longer update the system. sudo command ...
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Ubuntu software upgrade

Not having used Ubuntu for some time, when I started it today it suggested that I install upgrades. However, some packages including Ubuntu software center, Kile, Idle give me an error message e.g. ...
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How do I find out whether Software update is installing or removing stuff?

Ubuntu 18.04. Software update is showing me a dialogue 'Updated software is available for this computer. Do you want to install it now?' Under 'Details of updates' it has 'Install or remove' and then ...
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Update VSCode via .deb file

Today a new version of vscode was available, so I went to https://code.visualstudio.com/ and downloaded the .deb file. I clicked the downloaded file, it opened in the Ubuntu Software Center and I ...
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How to make Software Updater show up less often?

Currently I have the settings for "Software Updater" set as follows: However, I get prompts for software updates such as the following every day: This is very annoying. How can I make notifications ...
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Why dpkg -i can't find my Minecraft.deb file

I downloaded the Minecraft.deb file from minecraft.net and tried to install it first with the normal software installer GUI. What would happen is it would go from 0% to 100% really fast and then the ...
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how to install programs without software center [duplicate]

Software center is not working. What other app can I use to install software in Ubuntu 16.04?
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Visual Studio Code doesn't start anymore

I'm completely new to Linux and wanted to experiment a little, so I don't really know what I'm doing. I am on working Ubuntu 18.04 and I have been unable to get Visual Studio Code to start again, ...
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Weird behaviour about password prompts and permissions in Lubuntu 18.04

I am having a strange behaviour with Lubuntu 18.04 fully updated machine. I try to use software application (system tools -> software) to install some application. Say for example Raincat. When I ...
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What happened to the Ubuntu software center? I can't install Gnome software 18.04

I am trying to install some updates and I get the following error: root@Dude:~ gedit /etc/apt/sources.list Err:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa/ubuntu precise InRelease The ...
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Why Ubuntu software center is not showing some existing applications? [duplicate]

I had a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I did upgrade, update. I had an active internet connection. I searched for Android studio and got the following result. What is the issue of not showing ...
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What is snapcrafters, and what does it mean if it is listed as the developer of these apps on Ubuntu Software?

For some applications, under "details" on Ubuntu Software it says that the developer is snapcrafters. This is true for Visual Studio Code and also Simplenote. But these applications were developed by ...
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Search Bar in the Ubuntu Software App is hidden!

I'm a returning user off linux, I used it for a few years and then had to use windows for a few years because most of the college work I had involved some sort of software or another that obliged me ...
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Applications downloaded from the Internet

Is there any way when installing an application from the internet to automatically add the repository on the software manager so it can auto update and also see what's installed on my system? Because ...
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How do I install software on ubuntu 10.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to install software from the Ubuntu software center & I have not been successful with anything. :-( Does anybody have any suggestions? I noticed that they stopped supporting ...
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Software from Ubuntu Software broken after install

I got a new install of 18.04, and when I install en app from Ubuntu Software or snap it will not start. If I install the same app from a deb-package it works. What is going on? Kinda resembles a ...
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Using Terminal, How do I Uninstall Programs Included with the Ubuntu Installation? Apt-get isn't working!

How do I use the Terminal to uninstall software (from the original 16.04 installation) found in Ubuntu Software? Specifically Cheese All games Desktop Sharing File Sharing Rhythm Box Shotwell I ...
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On what basis the applications are showing in installed apps in ubuntu software center(gnome software center)?

On what basis the applications which are installed is showing in the installed apps in ubuntu software center. Is that based on a desktop file , or any other file having the entry details of a ...
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Installing Minecraft on a 32-bit Xubuntu 18.04 LTS installation

Thanks in advance to anybody who is able to shine some light on this issue of mine. I have recently Xubuntu 18.04 LTS on my Dell Optiplex 755, and I've been having difficulty installing the Minecraft ...
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My application is not listed in the gnome software center after installation in ubuntu 16.04

I have a debian file for installing my application. I installed the application using the command gnome-software --local-filename=./absolute path of my debian file. so that the software center has ...
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How do I get apps to launch in 18.04 after installed through Software Center?

I'm a newbie to Linux. I have managed to run 16.04 for several months and learn along the way. I've enjoyed using Linux/Ubuntu and learning. I decided to upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04. I was able to ...
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Can I uninstall Ubuntu Software-Centre from 18.04?

I have just updated from 16.04LTS to 18.04LTS & now have 2 software options: The clunky old Ubuntu Software-Centre & Ubuntu Software. Is it recommended and/or safe (wise?) to purge the ...
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unable to install software-center

I'm trying to install software-center but for that it depends on python-lxml. I tried to install python-lxml using apt-get install python-lxml But got It depends on python>= 2.7 but it is not ...
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Not able to download any thing in my ubuntu 14.04

i am unable to download or install/update anything in my ubuntu 14.04. looks like its asking download access from my college server. i tried to set the settings from software and update but still not ...
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Ubuntu Software App (Software Center)

Software Center only shows "Featured Application" and "Editors Pick" and nothing else when "All" is selected. Has anyone else seen this? If so what is to be done? Thanks
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ubuntu software center and snap availability, different versions

Why are newer versions of snaps not available to run even after Ubuntu Software downloads newer versions? Below is what snap list provides and attached are two screenshots from Ubuntu Software ...
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Why does Ubuntu come with three different software update managers preinstalled?

I just installed 18.04 (Bionic Beaver). I noticed that when I search my applications for the word "Software", there are three different software-update-manager type things preinstalled (maybe they're ...
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Package Manager update error

Kindly help me with this error. All the applications on the software centre are not loading and package manger has error too. Error while trying to update from package manager
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My Ubuntu Software is not opening

When I click on my Ubuntu software center it loads, then it slowly dims to gray, then closes. What's wrong and how do I fix this?
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Ubuntu 18.04 Software Center opens then closes

When I try to open the software center, it loads, then almost immediately closes itself. I have tried to uninstall and reinstall it using the following sudo apt-get remove software-center sudo apt-...
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All electron based apps have stopped working, Ubuntu 18.04

I'm new to Linux and I've spent the last couple of weeks installing, reinstalling, trying different Desktop Environments, and setting up a personal cloud server. Along the way the applications I've ...
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Software manager cannot find soft which can be installed through terminal

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04.5. Universe and Multiverse repositories are enabled by default. In terminal I can install brasero, but not in Software manager (it is absent there). Such problem with ...
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Software Center with very few apps [duplicate]

Last few days I realized that (suddenly) there are very few apps showing up in the Software Center, some 7-8 apps. Even if I click "All". When I make a "search" nothing shows up. Do you have any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - stop Software Update Center from interrupting nightly full-screen games?

As more computer games come out with Linux support, especially those distributed through Steam, some Ubuntu behaviors that were trivial before might become more annoying. For example, I was just on ...
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Gnome-software installed list

How does Gnome-software populates the installed application list i.e. how it finds out which all application are installed in the system.
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Ubuntu fails to complete a Spotify install using Snap

When I try to install an application I can not and it tells me: Cannot install "spotify": snap "spotify" has "install-snap" change in progress.
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Ubuntu 16.04 Terminal/ Server problems and more

I've been having this really frustrating problem with Ubuntu lately. I am not at all an experienced Linux user. I've been trying to use Ubuntu Terminal to install some packages and applications but ...