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

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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

In the latest version (Loki 0.4 Stable), I can't open .deb files with AppCenter, like Ubuntu.
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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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Is there a way to see changelog of update?

Title says it all. Is this a thing? A changelog for every update in AppCenter (obviously just for elementary apps) would be really helpful.
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Update with terminal instead of AppCenter

My AppCenter has an icon indicating several updates in the queue. How can I download and install these updates from Terminal/CLI without opening AppCenter?
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

Since yesterday, when I try to update those two recommended items, the process fails and the updates are still showing. Sometimes, but not always, AppCenter crashes and closes. All other updates are ...
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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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How to publish an App in elementary (Loki) AppCenter

I wanted to check if there is some documentation on how to make an App available in the elementary (Loki) App Center. I have gathered that the application needs to be on GitHub and some hooks needs ...
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Software center does not open after update

I had installed beta version of Freya alongside windows 7 about a year ago. I didn't use or update Freya after a month of use. But today I updated it by apt-get update && apt-get upgrade and ...
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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 does not install anything anymore [closed]

I have just installed LOKI in two PCs and I am having the same issue with both. On App Center I can see the apps list; however when I choose any of them, click Install and I can see the progress bar, ...
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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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'no' internet connection within appcenter

Ive setup my little debianserver as a dhcp/dns server using dnsmasq. Everything is working perfectly fine, i do get an internal address assigned. I have a connection to the internet. The dns servers ...
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Almost no apps on appcenter

There are only few apps on appcenter. I can't install eddy to install .deb packages. I tried installing a flatpak app and it didn't work. I saw a few users asking about the same.
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"Failed to fetch updates" popping up on app center and cannot install apps

New user here. I have seen similar questions here but none of the solutions in those questions fixed these problems. When I open the app center, the "Failed to fetch updates" message pops up with the ...
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Software center won't open

I'm running Freya and I get the following error messages when I try to run the software center from the command line: ** (software-center:2639): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: ...
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Loki - App center empty [duplicate]

I've installed lok 0.4 today and the app center is empty except for installed applications. This is a known bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/appcenter/+bug/1615270 However, the suggested workaround ...
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Message of error each time I open Appcenter

Every time I open the appcenter there is a message of "Failed to fetch updates" Everything seems to be working fine, but I would like to solve it Here is the full content of the window W: ...
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How can I fix updating issues?

Whenever I update the OS through AppCenter, my laptop freezes and becomes unresponsive to both keyboard and mouse input. I have left my computer in this state for several hours (approximately 9) only ...
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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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How to install Apps through AppCenter on Loki? [duplicate]

I can't find lots of Apps in AppCenter, such as Firefox, How to install them through the AppCenter?
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App Center package website down [closed]

I upgraded the App Center to 0.2.3, but then the site, http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter, the packages are hosted on is reporting a bad gateway. The App Center isn't showing anything other than ...
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I can't find FireFox in the AppCenter of Loki, although I have installed it

Why can't I find Firefox in the AppCenter? Not only Firefox, but also other non-elementary Apps.
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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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Update error unexpected size

Input code : sudo apt update Output with error : Get:1 http://bd.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease [88.7 kB] Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease ...
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eOS 6 - Does the new AppCenter have almost no apps or is something wrong?

Almost all searches return no results. e.g. searches for Firefox, Discord, Wire, Signal. Is something wrong with the servers or with my installation, or is this normal?
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AppCenter complains and doesn't work to install anything

Error: Failed to Fetch Updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. Details > Failed to obtain authentication I do have ...
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Installing .deb file with a double-click

I just installed Elementary OS and some applications aren't available in the AppCenter such as Chrome, so I downloaded the .deb file, but I cannot double-click to install it. An answer suggested to ...
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Repository problems, on a new installed Juno

After a brand new installation of Elementaty Juno (I come from Linux Mint) I got errors like this one, when updating the system: El repositorio «http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter juno Release» ...
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AppCentre Updates Issue Hera [duplicate]

Since I installed Gimp 2.10.20 via Flatpack a few days ago, my AppCenter is constantly telling me I have updates, but when I open up the AppCenter and go to Installed, there are no updates showing (...
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Cannot install .deb packages, even google chrome. used Gdebi and ubuntu software center, no results. Eddy also not present in the appcenter

Cannot install .deb packages, even google chrome. used Gdebi and ubuntu software center, no results. Eddy also not present in the appcente
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AppCenter doesn't start: Metadata files have errors

When I start AppCenter in GUI, an icon appears in the dock, and after a few seconds it silently crashes, without showing anything. When I start it from terminal, I get the following output: [ERROR 13:...
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AppCenter is showing non-existing updates badge counter

Since yesterday, one update is always showing, but no update is actually there. I don't have any PPA installed, everything has been installed trough AppCenter. I tried to update everything through ...
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Appcenter: Failed to obtain authentication

Just did a fresh install of ElementaryOS Hera (5.1.2) and after updating, upgrading and installing some apps, also installing elementary-tweaks. I get this error (screenshot attached) and after ...
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Missing Icons in AppCenter - Juno

I'm missing 4 icons in AppCenter. All the other application icons are displayed. It looks like there was a similar issue in Loki... App Center missing icons on Loki ..but that looks like it was ...
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How can i install Apps from other sources? [duplicate]

I just install Loki and i love it! It is a fast, lightweight and beautiful OS!! My problem has come when I'm trying to install my favourite apps, like Uberwriter and Google Chrome. I knew about ...
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Problems fetching OS updates (App center seemingly not working the right way...)

I'm fairly new to Elementary, so I'm still having problems every once in a while. It's been a couple of weeks since I downloaded OS updates the last time, but the App center has ceased to work ...
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AppCenter/current versions of apps

I'm very new to elementary (and to Linux in general; i like especially elementary OS.) In the AppCenter I can't find the current version of Thunderbird or Evolution. Will it come later and is this a ...
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Failed to fetch updates : How to fix corrupt source file

The error message contains: Failed to fetch updates This may have been caused by external, manually added software repositories or a corrupted sources file. details: W: The repository 'http://ppa....
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In app centre it is showing failed to fetch updates

E: The repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/tor-browser/ubuntu bionic Release' does not have a Release file. W: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore ...
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Elementary OS 5.1 Appcenter Few Application

I am using Elementary OS 5.0 for a while. Today I just installed 5.1. In the appcenter the amount of the app is less than it should be. To give an example most common apps like Libreoffice, Octave, ...
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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....