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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

Use Eddy (the recommended, graphical, elementary way) Read this other answer about using Eddy, which can be installed in AppCentre. Use gdebi-cli sudo gdebi package.deb Use gdebi GUI sudo apt ...
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Does elementary OS feature outdated packages?

Depends what distribution you're comparing elementary OS with. Comparing with Arch and derivatives the packages are outdated, simply because elementary is stable and not bleeding edge. Comparing with ...
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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

One easy way to install Debian files easily is to install Eddy. Run this command to install it sudo apt install eddy As Seth noted out in the comments, the previous does not work in Elementary OS 5....
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Update with terminal instead of AppCenter

elementaryOS natively supports two different packaging formats, deb packages and Flatpaks. The system's deb packages are managed via the Aptitude package manager while Flatpaks are maintained ...
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I am unable to update or install software in the AppCenter

A fix for this specific issue has just been released in the form of a new packagekit version. If this is not applied automatically, you can do it with the following two commands: sudo apt update sudo ...
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

To the first question, you can open a terminal and type: killall appcenter Now the reminder dessapears from Planck. To the second question, you can try to show all the hidden startup applications. ...
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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

You can use the options already provided. Or you can install Gnome Software. sudo apt install gnome-software Gnome Software is the new shop for Ubuntu 16.04. With it you can install the .deb package,...
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

The AppCenter periodically shows updates because it runs in the background on startup. To disable its notifications, set it to not run on startup: mkdir ~/.config/autostart/ cp /etc/xdg/autostart/io....
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AppCenter can't update Flatpak packages

I have the same situation since yesterday morning. So far I haven't any solution but I found this: According to Hector R on this issue on GitLab Step1 flatpak install org.freedesktop.Platform/...
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Software center does not open after update

it can't find a missing icon, for me its: /usr/share/icons/elementary/actions/16/package-install.svg FIX edit file: /usr/share/icons/default/index.theme and make sure "Inherits=" line includes icon ...
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AppCenter Payments after reinstall

There is a Github issue concerning this that's marked as resolved, but their use case doesn't cover reinstalls, which is a little curious given that ElementaryOS hasn't actually supported upgrades at ...
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What's the advantage to using sideload over flatpak over the appcenter?

After you install a Flatpak app via sideload then all apps from the Flatpak repo you downloaded it from (flathub.org) will show up in AppCenter so you shouldn't need to use sideload for subsequent ...
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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

You can use gdebi app. Install it first from your Terminal sudo apt install gdebi Then use gdebi to install the .deb file
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Contacts app not showing in Applications

Open terminal and paste sudo nano /usr/share/applications/org.gnome.Contacts.desktop Look for OnlyShowIn=GNOME;Unity and add Pantheon after Unity OnlyShowIn=GNOME;Unity;Pantheon; Then ...
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How do I get back that app that I bought after reinstall?

Click on the price and enter 0.
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Prevent AppCenter window opening on startup?

Rename the io.elementary.appcenter-daemon.desktop to prevent startup. cd /etc/xdg/autostart/ sudo mv io.elementary.appcenter-daemon.desktop io.elementary.appcenter-daemon.desktop.bak
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"Failed to Fetch Update" error when opening app center on newly installed Juno

I believe you have no network connection. Get a wired connection (Ethernet) and open appcenter, it will be able to fetch updates. Tip: You may face problem with WiFi. If you do, click on the ...
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Is there a way to see changelog of update?

There currently is not, but there is already a filed feature request. At the moment, packages don't provide changelogs, so this would require both adding support in AppCenter for showing appstream ...
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AppCenter does not install anything anymore

I had the same problem, try to run: sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt update After this everything works fine for me. I've downloaded some apps and updated OS. Alternatively you can fix it by ...
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How can I install .deb files in Loki?

You can use command dpkg in terminal to install .deb files. Usage: sudo dpkg --install /path/to/deb/file.deb
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How to install Apps through AppCenter on Loki?

You can install .deb files with apt in terminal with... sudo apt install ./filename.deb So in the folder of your .deb file open a terminal with mouse right click. Open in > Terminal and use this ...
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Cannot launch Viber on elementary OS freya

sudo apt-get install libqt5gui5 Run this in terminal and then reinstall viber.deb This resolves the issue.
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Ubuntu Software Centre not opening on elementary OS

You can install the new shop of Ubuntu, the Gnome Software: You can install via the command line: sudo apt install gnome-software Or via AppCenter, looking for gnome-software.
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Why is KeePass2 not in the AppCenter?

There are many applications not included in AppCenter. It will be endless discussing personal choices. The developers goal is picking software that integrates well in elementary environment. In any ...
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Is there a way to get more detail about what changes are in "Operating System Updates"?

apt list --upgradable will show you what it's upgrading along with versions
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App Center stuck on 'waiting'

I had the same issue yesterday. I tried the update and upgrade as you said, rebooting and nothing happened. Then I followed these steps to remove and install again the AppCenter and now it's fixed. I ...
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Problem with package update-notifier-common after latest updates

I encountered the same problem today. After a number of searches on the Stack Overflow site, no desired solution was found. However, I found a solution after searching on a Chinese website, and below ...
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AppCenter and sudo apt update with "failed to fetch update"

It appears to me that the PPAs kxstudio-debian and nathandyer/vocal-daily are causing issues here. You might want to remove them. To do so, Go to Applications Right click on Files and select New ...
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Install app from App Center in terminal

sudo apt install name-of-package is the right way to do it. One way to go about this is to double-check that you are giving the right package name. You can look for the desired package/app with: apt ...
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