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Installing ExpressVPN using the current .deb file fails using Software Install (snap, I assume)

Installing ExpressVPN using the current .deb file fails using Software Install (snap, I assume). Error is "Unable to install expressvpn as download failed: E: file:/usr/lib/expressvpn/...
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software-boutique won't start because of a missing dependency, So what does replace software-boutique?

user@computer:~$ software-boutique Traceback (most recent call last): File "/snap/ubuntu-mate-welcome/726/usr/bin/ubuntu-mate-welcome", line 30, in <module> gi.require_version(&...
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allow user to install software not by apt-get but via "Ubuntu software"

Please I try to find a solution to be able to allow a user, ex: caisse, to be able to install any software he want via the desktop ubuntu 22.04 and software UI called "Ubuntu software" ...
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Help With Ubuntu 24.04 LTS! [duplicate]

I Need Your Help With Ubuntu 24.04 LTS! I Worked with Linux for about 4 years and i know how to work with it. It was so good for me and i was comfortable with it; But Ubuntu 24.04 looks so weird! It ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 App Centre - App search bar dark background makes difficult to search text

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 23.10 to Ubuntu Development 24.04 Dev release and now completely on 24.04 LTS. The Upgrade went pretty much smoothly barring minor hick-ups which were addressed after ...
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Upgraded To Desktop 24.04 and now Settings and App Center Freeze up machine

Mine is an, admittedly, older machine. I upgraded today to 24.04 (Desktop) and have had problems with both Settings and the App Center. First, when either displays a popup, it is distorted and ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre starts but does not load [duplicate]

The app starts, there is activity in the Activity panel, but no windows etc appear and activity stops. Newly-installed Ubuntu 20.4, Dell Inspiron 5759
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Just got a new laptop with Ubuntu from Compudopt and it doesnt let me install anything including new software [duplicate]

So I just got a computer from a Compudopt giveaway and it runs on Ubuntu Linux but I cant do anything on it besides going on the Internet. Ive tried to do software updates but it gives me errors. Ign:...
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after updating to 23.10, application crashes, wrong update sources(?) and problems installing .deb apps

Good morning, I'll start by saying what I've done so far, then I'll move on to my questions, so I can put you in context. I started using Linux with Ubuntu about two weeks ago. To install Ubuntu I ...
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ubuntu software or gnome software not loading in ubuntu 23.10?

suddenly gnome-software stop working as I cancelled installing an application, after that it won't load anymore.
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settings not opening in ubuntu 20.04 (CCS disabled)

I'm a new user of Ubuntu 20.04, whenever i try to open settings, i receive the message '"Settings" is not responding.' when I use gnome-control-center on terminal, I get this message: ../src/...
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Why can't I find the App Avro Phonetic even though the software center shows it as installed?

I installed the software Avro Phonetic via Terminal for being able to type in Bengali (Bangla) characters, and the Software Center shows it as installed. But I cannot find it when I want to use it. ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Software Center Prompt For Wrong User's Password

We have a number of workstations where users authenticate through LDAP. An LDAP user has sudo privileges on their workstation via local group assignment to sudo as well as through IPA Sudo Policy ...
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Ubuntu Software app without icons

After installing latest updates, the Ubuntu Software App runs without icons and all the tabs are not working (running, but not functioning). It's Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS
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help pages not available, programs don't start

I am a newbie, purchased mini pc with Ubuntu preinstalled uname says 17.22.04.1-ubuntu Firefox and Thunderbird work fine. Click on help some help pages not found Click on installed programs. Some work ...
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I am using the colcon buil command in my ros workspace, the following error appears : R_X86_64_TPOFF32

When I cd into my ros workspace, and use the following command - colcon build , I get to see the following error messages, ERROR:colcon.colcon_core.extension_point:Exception loading extension '...
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Issue with App Centre Loading Infinitely when Opening Debian Package

I hope this post finds you well. I am currently experiencing an issue with the App Centre application on Ubuntu, and I'm seeking assistance from the knowledgeable members of this forum. Problem ...
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Why was GNOME Software replaced by App Center in Ubuntu 23.10?

Why has GNOME Software been replaced by Ubuntu App Center in Ubuntu 23.10 (Mantic Minotaur)? I know that previously, GNOME Software had replaced the original Ubuntu Software Center, but it seems ...
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Software Updater (update-manager) stuck, but `apt update` and `apt upgrade` work fine. How to fix the update-manager?

Software Updater (update-manager) stuck, but apt update and apt upgrade work fine. I have try to use sudo dpkg --configure -a. The error stacktrace is follow: update-manager Traceback (most recent ...
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App center does not open .deb packages

As you can see, the bug is in the title. When I open a .deb package, the App Center shows a loading icon: I have left it loading like this for more than two hours, but it continued spinning. Is this ...
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Facing Connectivity Issues with Data Center on Ubuntu

I've been encountering some connectivity problems lately on AskUbuntu, specifically related to the data center. It seems that there might be some issues with accessing certain features or loading ...
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No app want to opened?

I am working on Ubuntu 22.04 from 3 months, almost all the applications among them Firefox, Visual Studio, app center... won't be opened just a few of them like chrome that works fine. I need help ...
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App Center just showing up as a blank screen (im on a raspberry pi 400)

App Center just showing up as a blank screen (im on a raspberry pi 400) When accessing the software center, if it appears blank
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Is it possible to remove or disable the esm apps in software update GUI format, since I don't have Ubuntu Pro, more info in the post

I have something curious that I would like to get answer, say everything works fine, but I don’t have Ubuntu Pro, however, when in software and updater (I’m using 22.04.03 Lts), I hit update, I get ...
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Sudo Through IPA Doesn't Allow Install Via Software Center

We manage sudo through IPA, and while this works fine at the command line, installing an app through the Software Center produces a permissions error. The current workaround is to move 'sss' to the ...
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Can't install new ubuntu app center in 23.10

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 23.10, and everything seems fine except that Ubuntu Software hasn't updated to the new Flutter-based App Center. I tried running snap refresh snap-store --channel=latest/...
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please help me, what this mean? this happend when i want to install microsoft egde in linux terminal [duplicate]

E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (type) N: Ignoring file 'microsoft-edge-stable.list1' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension E: ...
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Flowing errors Snap-Store 23.10

$ snap-store Gtk-Message: 08:16:56.979: Not loading module "atk-bridge": The functionality is provided by GTK natively. Please try to not load it. ** (snap-store:5155): WARNING **: 08:16:...
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The New App center and Firmware updater From Ubuntu 23.10 is displaying blank white screen and not loading

I recently dual booted the new Ubuntu 23.10 and played around a little bit, everything seems to work fine for me but When I try to open the app center (snap-center) and Firmware updater, neither of ...
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App Center & Firmware Updater do not launch

Hello, I've been using Ubuntu for a week now and I'm getting used to it day by day, and most issues I've faced, I was able to fix through research, except for this one. All I find are references to ...
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How can I dismiss "Software Updates Installed" notification - the saga continues

The problem described in this article How can I dismiss "Software Updates Installed" notification continues to plague me and the fixes in that article do not work in my case. I hope someone ...
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Install apt packages using gnome software

I've installed the gnome-software package using apt (in Ubuntu 23.10, where gnome-software isn't the default software manager) and I've also installed gnome-software-plugin-flatpak that allows me to ...
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Ubuntu software center never loads results or app details

The Ubuntu Software center isn't loading any search results or application details. When performing a search, the spinner is displayed indefinitely. When clicking on one of the apps on the Explore ...
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Cannot access settings->displays - to add a display

I am trying to access "settings->displays" and getting the attached error. The "settings -> displays" dialog does flashes for an instance... Also, when I try "system ...
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Launch software-center but 'explore' is blank and unable to see what is installed

Tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade rm -r ~/.cache/software-center rm: cannot remove '/home/ptosis/.cache/software-center': No such file or directory sudo apt-get remove software-...
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Software Centre doesn't work

Suddenly Software Centre is not working at all on Xubuntu 22.04.3 When I start it, I see I the startpage and categories and when I click them, there all empty and will not load. The internet offers ...
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Ubuntu Software - empty pages

I have reinstalled Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS several times. But Ubuntu software never worked. I install via a USB-stick. As soon as Firefox is ready I activate VPN. Than I check "Ubuntu Software": ...
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Problem with ubuntu titlebar color

I'm trying to change the color of my title bar on Ubuntu. More specifically I'm attempting to modify the color that the application bar should have when it's in focus and in the backdrop phase. The ...
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Software update programs - which to keep and which to remove? [duplicate]

$ dpkg -l | grep softwar ii brltty 6.4-4ubuntu3 amd64 Access software for a blind person using a braille display ii ...
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What is the difference between updates via terminal and those that appear in ubuntu software?

Are the same thing? If they are the same thing, why when I update via the terminal, do the update options continue in Ubuntu Software? Can I use both?
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gnome-control-center segfaults without more info, Ubuntu 22.04

whenever I try and run gnome-control-center I get a Segfault, even if I add --verbose flag, it still only prints out Segfault without any details. There are no coredumps but I think I managed to dig ...
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Can't open setting in Ubuntu 22.04 Lts

Can't open settings in Ubuntu 22.04 Lts I have try to reinstall gnome-control-center, but still doesn't work Gnome-control-center: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/samba/libsamdb-common....
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Ubuntu 22.04 settings gnome-control-center suddenly disappearing every time

My gnome setting disappeared. In the beginning it was working fine but after some time it automatically disappeared. I tried to reinstall it using sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-control-center ...
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GNOME control center vanished, nothing on desktop except for background - Ubuntu 22.04

GNOME functions suddenly vanished: GNOME control center disappeared and I had to manually reinstall it again. Files on desktop are not displayed and I can't interact with it. (e.g. clicking dragging ...
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I want to smartly this clean up my Ubuntu laptop, but I cannot get snap, gnome working [duplicate]

I recently got a work laptop with Ubuntu 22.04 installed, and I don't want to lose all the software and data because it's all I need for work. I am unable to get the Snap store or GNOME store to load ...
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Host of Problems with Software-Center

The software-center no longer works. I don't know when it stopped working because I use it infrequently, but it was still working after upgrading to 23.04. Now I can't get anything out of it other ...
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Ubuntu 23.04 - Ubunt Software Center not showing intalled apps under "Installed" tab

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 23.04 and I cannot find any installed apps under the "Installed" tab in the Ubuntu Software Center, not even apps I've installed via the Ubuntu Software ...
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Snap Paths Aren't Listed Properly

Note: I am using the example of discord but this is for all snap apps that i installed from the software center. I needed NodeJs for something and had to go through alot of steps as it simply would ...
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software-properties-gtk: AttributeError: 'UbuntuDistroInfo' object has no attribute 'get_all'

When running the software-properties-gtk, I get this error: AttributeError: 'UbuntuDistroInfo' object has no attribute 'get_all' Tried a bunch of things, from reinstalling it, trying to reinstall or ...
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20.04 Snap has lost its mind?

I noticed that suddenly Chromium wasn't showing in the Dock. I went to open software, and it wasn't in the dock. And, they weren't in programs... I rebooted, and same thing... Research showed to do ...
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