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December 28th, 2011, 11:13 AM
how do i get rid of the red button on my top right side of the Ubuntu software center. Am trying to download a software but it has stalled

Paddy Landau
December 28th, 2011, 01:53 PM
The red button is telling you that Ubuntu needs to restart to complete updates. (It does that when the updates affect certain running services such as the kernel.)

I would suggest you cancel your download, restart, and try again to download the software.