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The elementary OS app store (replaces the Ubuntu Software Center).

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App Center stuck on 'waiting'

I'm on a fresh install. At first, when I was trying to install an app from the app center it would say 'starting' with an empty loading bar that would remain empty forever. After looking up some ...
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Update size keeps increasing? What could be causing this?

I've noticed that when I close and reopen AppCenter, the size of the updates keeps on increasing, as seen in these screenshots: http://imgur.com/a/8OKlG What could be causing this to happen?
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AppCenter doesn't show updates or install anything [duplicate]

I have Loki installed on my laptop and desktop. Appcenter works fine on my laptop, but it doesn't on my desktop. It doesn't show any updates, that tab is empty. I can browse and search for software, ...
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Unable to update apps in AppCenter

I've searched on the forum but I couldn't seem to find an issue similar to mine: whenever I click un the update button (or update all) in the update tab of App Center (either for apps or system ...
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How can I reinstall the AppCenter

Using sudo apt-get install appcenter in Terminal gives me Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package appcenter is not available, but is ...
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AppCenter not installing updates

The appcenter does not install updates. And when I used the terminal to update it gave me this: sudo apt update Hit:1 http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://au.archive....
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Weird update error

Just saw this this afternoon. Is there a problem with an update that's coming down?
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Problem with app center

App center shows that is 5 updates. But when I push to update, I see information: Waiting for package manager lock After while updating ends and I am on the start. I see 5 updates.
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Why is there download of data automatically

I see that there is 3.2 mb of data that gets downloaded every time I sign into the Internet wifi. Can I prevent this and what is it? I suspect it is the update from the app store because I have ...
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Is there a way to get more detail about what changes are in “Operating System Updates”?

Whenever AppCenter tells me there are "Operating System Updates" available, I'm curious to know what is contained in the updates but when I tap on the item, the dialog that pops up is woefully lacking ...
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Is there a way to debug AppCenter? if yes where are the logs?

I'm trying to enable debug in appcenter to figure out why mine has the updates page empty. I saw the option -d in App Center from command line, but where the debug logs are saved? Thanks.
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Gnome software centre is not installing

I'm trying to install the gnome software centre but its is giving me this error in terminal sudo apt-get install gnome-software Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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gnome-software corrupted and cannot reinstall

I installed few weeks ago gnome-software to use instead of appcenter, because this one didn't work for me - it didn't update any package. Gnome-software did work fine until a couple of days ago, after ...
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App Center missing icons on Loki [closed]

I recently installed Elementary OS 0.4, after doing some regular installations and updates, the App Center (0.1.3) icons are missing, they have a gray gear instead. How can I fix this?
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Native/universal app format or easier to install apps for elementary os, plus a few other quick questions [closed]

Hello :) Just a few quick questions/suggestions, sorry about any grammatical mistakes, my english isn't too good but I'm learning I love the elementary os, i'm a huge fan! Thank you for creating it ...
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Loki AppCentre updates page blank, can't do 1 update

I just got alerted to two updates but the update page in the AppCenter is blank, even though regular app pages work. Tried using the software updater which got one of the two updates in, but I can't ...
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Can't update OS anymore

When I was installing an update my computer crashed and shut down. Now, whenever i try to update anything or download an app via the appcenter it asks for permission and then says "Waiting for package ...
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App Center won't show installed programms // won't install new ones

Since yesterday the App Center won't work properly anymore. Doesn't show installed programms anymore: Won't download nor install new ones: Already tried: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How to stop AppCenter New Updates?

I'm not a linux expert. And I'm afraid to have problems about Wireless, wired or sound issue because of a system update. So, I wonder how to stop AppCenter update notifications?
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How is Gnome Software different to AppCenter?

I'm trying out elementary OS 0.4 Loki and so far I could install everything I wanted via PPA or an official Ubuntu .deb package without any problems. App Center isn't a great help so far... is there ...
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App Center crashing when typing on search and on specific categories click [closed]

When I run appcenter and type two letters into the search bar the application crashes with the following error. The same error (without the 3rd line) occurs when I click in specific categories. For ...
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Appcenter crashing [closed]

So, I have been using Elementary OS for a while now without any problems. However, when I logged on today I wanted to download an app from the appcenter, but when I tried to search it's name in the ...
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App center crashes when typing into search bar [closed]

I just installed Loki on my HP-G62 laptop. Everything seems to work ok except for one issue: When I open AppCenter, and type just two letters into the search bar (any two), it exits. My guess is ...
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“The software is not from a trusted source” when updating Operating System from AppCenter

I received this message when updating Operating System from the AppCenter. How could this update not be from a trusted source? Could it be that my AppCenter has been compromised?
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An 'out-of-the-box' working DAW for music production

I wonder if there is a decent DAW for elementaryOS that can be used straight out of the box. That is to say: With minimal configuration, a beautiful minimalist yet functional professional and engaging ...
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Software in AppCenter aren't up to date

I'm relatively new with ElementaryOS (and with Linux in general). An University advisor suggest us to try different distro for a more reproducible approach with our researches. I'm trying ...
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How do I if possible, master reset? [duplicate]

I don't know what I did but the app center no longer works. When I try to install something it says waiting and then install comes back up. Also in the terminal whenever I type in a Audi command it ...
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How to see update details

Prior to Loki, you were shown details about what was getting updated. Is there a way in Loki AppCenter to see the specifics prior to clicking the update button?
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Can´t install ANYTHING from AppCenter [duplicate]

i have just installed elementary OS Loki 0.4, and at first everything was working well, but now I cant install anything from the AppCenter. Im only able to install things if I use Synaptic or the ...
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App center update exceptions?

I installed a forked version of pantheon terminal that supports a drop down mode like guake. I know how to exclude it from apt-get upgrade. Is there a way to exclude it from app center upgrades too?
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How does one run Vim from a new install?

Noob here. Just installed elementaryOS for the first time. Yay! Tried to fire up a text editor. No go. Vim shows as being installed in the App Center. But it does not show up under the "Applications"...
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Lost the appcenter in Loki

I lost the app center in loki after doing sudo apt-get autoremove i cant seem to locate the file or the app. A correct name of the package might help me install it
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Why is KeePass2 not in the AppCenter?

I work with KeePass2 on Linux (and Windows) voor quite some time. It's available for Ubuntu and LinuxMint, why isn't it in the AppCenter for ElementaryOS? We (=the familie & our small business ...
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When I open App Center I can't view the updates and items I try to download are in a waiting list

When I open App Center I can't view the updates and items I try to download are in a awaiting list
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Does AppCenter update packages I have installed (such as Node.js)?

I use elementaryOS Loki and have Node.js installed. I have noticed that Node is always up to date. AppCenter has updates almost everyday mostly under Operating System Updates. I wonder if it updates ...
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How to disable auto-update in Loki [closed]

The new AppCenter appears to periodically and automatically update the apt indexes which is not a problem, however, this bug means that every time it does so, packagekitd hogs CPU until I purposefully ...
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Interim way to view changelog when OS updates are available?

I am aware of the request and bounty for viewing the changelog associated with an OS update in the App Center. In the meantime, is there anywhere else we can find the changelog? Perhaps somewhere on ...
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Loading animation freezing in Loki

As I have stated in the title the loading icon animations are seem to be freezing. I have experienced this in the AppCenter update tab and during the Wi-Fi connection. However after a while the ...
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in Loki after install get error connecting to Tor at tacp: 127.0.0.1:9050

Cant get to Tor! Installed from AppCenter no problem, the Tor launcher settings show as installed in applications but I get the same error in both get error connecting to Tor at tacp: 127.0.0.1:9050 ...
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Loki AppCenter is listing all apps as uninstalled

Congrats on a great and simple distro. After install of Loki I downloaded a bunch of apps no problem One day later the AppCenter shows everything as uninstalled ( they are installed and mostly working)...
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

From time to time, AppCenter will find an update and hang out in my dock with a red, circular "badge" overlay and a number. How can I deactivate this persistent dock notification? Separately, how do ...
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get back ubuntu software center, software & updates

I installed a fresh copy of elementary OS 0.4. I could find ubuntu software center and software & updates. I guess these were depreciated and replaced with the elementary version called AppCenter. ...
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Firefox version not the newest

Why doesn't the AppCenter download the latest version of Firefox 49.0.1? Is there a way to install it?
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Contacts app not showing in Applications

I installed the "Contacts" app in the AppCenter and it does not appear in the Applications list (slingshot). How do I run it?
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I am unable to update or install software in the AppCenter

I've been using Loki for about 3 weeks. Installing software and updates was working fine. I booted into Loki today and got a notification that I had 4 updates available. The red flag also appeared on ...
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AppCenter icons still show updates pending after terminal (apt) is used to upgrade packages [closed]

Whenever AppCenter shows that there are updates, I notice three things happen: The icon in Slingshot menu shows the update count. The icon for AppCenter temporarily stickies on the dock with the ...
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Empty AppCenter [duplicate]

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 ...
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Ubuntu Software Centre not opening on elementary OS

I would like to use Ubuntu Software Centre just because it has more apps than AppCenter does and is just more enjoyable to use. However every time I try to open it, its icon appears in a dock and then ...
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How to access full app center in live mode

I managed to get elementary OS Loki to be installed in persistent USB thumb drive, which I intend to use as a portable OS. All's great, except that I am unable to access all the apps in the App ...