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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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Installing Minecraft on a 32-bit Xubuntu 18.04 LTS installation

and 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 ...
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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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This is more a question about benefits of NAS vs Server and what your opinion is [on hold]

For my work I need to use different software that run only under windows. I am unsure whether i should go with a NAS and install this software on the NAS (eg. synology) or consider Microsoft Server ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Crash - Ubuntu 18.04

I'm quite new with Ubuntu. Since the last update of software, I decide to update my software. But after I turn on my laptop. I can't open the ubuntu software center. Every I try to open the ubuntu ...
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After upgrading ubuntu-software and gnome-software , Some software listings disappear. Is this normal? [duplicate]

After upgrading ubuntu-software and gnome-software on Ubuntu 16.04, Some software listings don't appear. Before Upgrading: After Upgrading: Is this normal?
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Why has a lot of software disappeared from Ubuntu Software in Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

For example there is no VirtualBox, Texmaker, LyX, calibre, Redshift. I have ran sudo apt update and sudo apt full-upgrade. I have not used BleachBit. The only thing wrong in my computer seems to be ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Software Crashes

When I click on the Software Icon the application will crash almost immediately.I first see a screen that states the software catalog is loading... then the full screen with the various categories ...
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ubuntu 18.04 unexpected logoff when launch latest version of Slack (installed via software center)

I have installed and reinstalled Slack (using Software app). When I launch it - Ubuntu unexpectly closing (I see black screen for few seconds with characters @@), then login sceeen appear. I do login ...
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Cannot run software after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

Yesterday I decided to upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. Soon enough I bumped into some issues, like no internet connectivity because of the resolv.conf being overwritten during the upgrade. I managed to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04/GNOME software folder groups don't get respected in Show All Applications

I am using the default folder groups within Ubuntu/GNOME software center, Utilities and Sundry. I have noticed Terminal is marked as a utility yet this appears directly in Show Applications > All ...
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Ubuntu-software center only shows featured and editors' picks

I see that more people have asked this question without reply. I have tried to reinstall the software-center, but without luck. anybody ever managed to fix this problem? i really like browsing for ...
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Ubuntu installed software not showing up, 16.04 [duplicate]

Ubuntu Software - Installed tab shows nothing. All tab very little. Updates - seems to be working. This was after a recent reload. 16.04 LTS, 32bit version. Installed Tab How to get things to show ...
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ubuntu-software crashes after opening

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and last night I had an update to the version. now when I'm trying to run the ubuntu-software\gnome-software and after it loads it writes "software catalog is being loaded" ...
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Ubuntu Software only lists installed programs [duplicate]

DISCLAIMER: I'm brand new to Ubuntu, and I have zero coding experience, so please keep any answers in layman's terms. I was browsing the Ubuntu Software store thingy (Software Center? Ubuntu Software?...
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Can't install anything from software center

I'm trying to install the Synaptic package manager, but the installation fails due to Unable to install "Synaptic Package Manager": Error whiles installing package: trying to overwrite shared '/usr/...
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Ubuntu software center don't find programs

I use Ubuntu 16.04.4 x64 and have a problem with Ubuntu software center. It doesn't find some programs (for example teamviewer) even more: software center doesn't find any program that's already ...
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“Error while loading shared libraries” on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have faced with this error with two programs on a newly installed Ubuntu 18.04. I get the following error message when I run "lifeograph" after instaling it using Software Center or Synaptic. ...
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sudo apt-get update error in Ubuntu 18.04 [on hold]

This is the output I get on executing the update command. Err:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease Could not resolve 'archive.ubuntu.com' Err:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com/...
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How do you install apps? [duplicate]

I just got Ubuntu 16.04 and when I try to install apps in Ubuntu Software, for example I try to install discord, it says: Unable to Download Discord cannot install "discord" :snap "discord" ...
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Software Updater Error hangs system update

I'm currently using Xubuntu 17.10. I just finished doing a sudo apt-get update & sudo apt-get upgrade in the terminal with no errors. Then the program "Software Updater" popped up noting I needed ...
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Ubuntu Usb persistence problem with Ubuntu Software

Good morning everyone, I would like to know if you could help, the problem is the following : Yesterday i tried to install "Atom" and "Gimp" from Ubuntu Software, both downloaded correctly, but when ...
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Why is a PPA software labeled “Proprietary” in Software Center?

For example, for this PPA, the Software Center in Ubuntu 18.04 shows it as Proprietary: How could I, as the developer, change this? Thanks in advance!
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My Ubuntu Software doesn't show installed programs or available programs any more

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04. My Ubuntu Software doesn't show installed programs or available programs any more. the All tab doesn't show available programs since my last update. My Software Updater shows ...
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Ubuntu Software not showing any apps [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I would really like to download stuff like Unity Tweaks to customize everything. Every tutorial shows you to just go on Ubuntu Software, and search for Unity Tweaks ...
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Software Updater removed latest kernel; now won't update [duplicate]

I'm on 18.04's 4.15.0-23 kernel; Software Updater had me update to 4.15.0-24. Before I rebooted into 4.15.0-24, Software Updater had me update some other packages, and in doing so removed 4.15.0-24. ...
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Problems with Software-Repositories [duplicate]

I assert that my Software-Center in Ubuntu 16.04 shows me only a few snaps instead of a full searchable libary. Also when I try in Terminal, I have only 6 Repositories inclusive php. I think there ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Software center

After loading, the Software Center closed. I've tried sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and then the suggestions on these links Ubuntu Software (Software Center) Crash - Ubuntu 16....
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Software center no longer shows software categories in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

When I purchased my Dell Precision with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Dell technicians assisted me with initial setup. At that time the Software Center displayed "Editor's Picks", and below those the categories ...
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infection or problem

I'm a 25 years experience technician on windows system, 1 year on Ubuntu. this week I face an issue that my experience tells me its an infection. On my desktop system I was trying to create a ...
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GIMP printing problem on Ubuntu

When I used Linux Mint earlier I never faced a problem with printing on GIMP (because it was installed and configured by default). When I used Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, I installed GIMP 2.10 from the ...
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How to restore Ubuntu Software app? [duplicate]

I run Ubuntu 16.04. Somehow the Ubuntu Software App has been garbled. It has lost knowledge of the most of the installed applications and all knowledge of available software (the bottom portion of ...
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How do I upgrade from software center 3.20.5 to osftware center 3.28.1

as question says, I'm using gnome-software 3.20.5 (xenial) for ubuntu 16.04 and want to upgrade software center to 3.28.1. how do this?
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Ubuntu 18.04 program not starting and not shown in software center

Today after I reached my desk, suddenly apps shortcut in dock didn't work for few programs like 'skype', 'atom', 'system monitor' etc. They were fine earlier. I checked 'Software center' and there ...