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

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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 ...
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Can't install Steam through AppCenter [closed]

I had no trouble installing steam through the terminal using sudo apt install steam, however any attempt at installing Steam through the AppCenter would do nothing. I am able to install other ...
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Disable AppCenter automatic searching to prevent freezes

I've recently installed eOS Loki and I'm annoyed with its AppCenter. After entering 2 letters in the searchbox, it freezes for over 5 seconds because it searches those 2 letters in all apps database. ...
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Newb problems, yet another appcenter thread

this is my first time using linux. I bought a used lenovo laptop, and since I only need it for my studies I figured Elementary OS would be faster and prettier. It is both of these things, but I did ...
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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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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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Something Wrong With elementary appcenter [duplicate]

Today i've noticed my appcenter is not installing removing or cheching for updates. When i try to install something the bar just shows "starting" and then nothing happens.I tried to reinstall it but ...
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How to publish on elementary os app center [duplicate]

I have made a game together with my friends and we thought I'd be great to have it on the elementary app store. How would you go about making that happen? Publish it to the official Ubuntu ...
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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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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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AppCenter - Prevent packages from updating

I need a couple of older libraries to make a program work. I can hold the packages with the following commands: apt-mark hold package echo package hold | dpkg --set-selections That way when I try to ...
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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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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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Turn off authentication for software update [closed]

AppCenter is asking me for my password (to authenticate) for each item in the AppCenter. How do I either (1) turn off the need for authentication, and/or (2) have AppCenter only ask me once?
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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.