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I have a problem with the software center in Ubuntu Precise. Each time I open it, the software center freezes and I cannot work anymore with it (Ubuntu itself continue working without problem, its only the software center)

I usually to work with the terminal, but I'd like to know if there is any solution for this 'freezing' problem

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closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, jokerdino, Eliah Kagan, Mitch, htorque Aug 18 '12 at 6:45

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. – Jorge Castro Jul 31 '12 at 4:01
In case other people have this problem (or something that looks like it), the answers here might help. – Eliah Kagan Jul 26 '14 at 15:24

Open a terminal and run this command below, Check by reopening Software center:

sudo update-software-center

This will regenerate cache needed by software center.

Hope this helps.

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