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Dash search gives no result

I have changed the language of ubuntu to my local but after logout and login the Dash doesn't display any app. and if I want to open system settings from system menu it doesn't open either!

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I've tried many solutions like: restart the computer, rm ~/.cache/software-center -R, unity --reset &, unity --replace &, re-install unity-place-applications and unity-place-files, ~/.local/share; rm -rf zeitgeist, sudo chmod 774 /usr/share/applications/*

None of these had solve the problem. What should I do?

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marked as duplicate by Eliah Kagan, jokerdino, Jorge Castro, Stephen Myall, Amith KK Oct 5 '12 at 9:53

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Please answer, the Ubuntu 12.10 will not release until October so I have to stick with this til then but now no apps how I can work with this!! T_T. –  Doctoa Aug 12 '12 at 14:10
    
What locale did you change to? Does it use a different encoding? –  To Do Aug 12 '12 at 14:32
    
Did you consult this page: help.ubuntu.com/community/Locale ? –  To Do Aug 12 '12 at 14:36
    
yes I guess it have, it's "Arabic Language" locale I've changed the language from the User Accounts option. I don't know why it did this I mean I've change to this month ago and nothing like this happen! –  Doctoa Aug 12 '12 at 15:09
    
I had also install an app call GFeedLine before this happen it was a .deb package and I have install it without any error using Gdebi... –  Doctoa Aug 12 '12 at 15:11

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I've fix this by fresh install and sadly I've lose all my data because of this :(

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Reinstallations don't remove data by default! –  Jorge Castro Aug 13 '12 at 19:52
    
This is really a comment, not an answer to the question. Please use "add comment" to leave feedback for the author. –  Stephen Myall Aug 14 '12 at 8:27
    
well looks like I didn't know about this "default" thing so I caused the lose of all my data but hey Ubuntu One is always there to rescue right :) –  Doctoa Aug 15 '12 at 12:28
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by author you mean the one who write this question right?! because if you mean so that will be me I've ask and answer my own question because no one else do! –  Doctoa Aug 15 '12 at 12:32

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