just installed my third machine with Elementary OS but AppCenter results are blank when searching or following categories. Wifi connection is fine - I've tried apt-get remove --purge and reinstalling but it's still blank. Any help please?


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If you run AppCenter without running sudo apt update at least one time, it shows up empty. As you might have guessed, run sudo apt update and then open up AppCenter and things should work.

This is a known bug on high importance and with a $30 bounty.


A possible solution could be:

After removing appcenter reboot your computer.

Then install appcenter again (do not forget sudo apt-get update after installing).

If not solved try rebooting again after sudo apt-get update and check if this last reboot solved the problem.

This is a known bug on high priority and with a $50 bounty.

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