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Old 12-08-2008, 06:32 AM   #1
tothemax6
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Add/Remove doesn't let me download new programs


hi all,
I am at a loss as to what is wrong with Add/Remove. For all items that are not installed, it says: "X cannot be installed on your computer type (i386)." Does anyone know whats wrong?

thanks, RM
 
Old 12-08-2008, 06:55 AM   #2
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This has been reported in the past for Ubuntu installations. If this is the case, try the solution in this thread, post #7.
 
Old 12-08-2008, 08:43 AM   #3
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From that post:
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I had the same problem when using 7.10 and fixed it by clicking on the "Preferences" button in the lower left of the "Add/Remove Applications" window and enabling all the "Downloadable from the Internet" sources.
The preferences button he mentions doesn't appear to exist. Perhaps this is because I am using 8.04.
 
  


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