[SOLVED] Package Operation failed in Ubuntu Software Center

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I was trying to troubleshoot a failed right mouse button click after freshly installing Ubuntu 12.04. However something now seems to be causing errors when I install anything in the Software Center. I get errors like below and a "package operation failed" dialogue. Code: installArchives() failed: Selecting previously unselected package python-gmenu. (Reading database ...  (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ... 15% (Reading database ... 20% (Reading database ... 25% (Reading database ... 30% (Reading database ... 35% (Reading database ... (Hardware)