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Right. I am having MAJOR issues. (It would be much appreciated if you would solve them for me! Check my profile for open questions...)

Following an answerer... who sorry to say... didn't give a great answer because it was just a graphical way of doing what I had already done - suggested I purge a library. Turns out that library controlled the Advanced Packaging Tool (apt), Ubuntu Software Centre and the repositories. Not a great tool to mess with.

While trying to purge the library, it came up with 'Removing MyUnity.. Removing x... Removing x... Removing Ubuntu Software Centre... Removing X... Removing apt..." I quickly recognized and force shut-down my system. But I guess it was too late.

So... well, plainly put - how do I get it back?!

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I suggest you backup your data and reinstall Ubuntu from scratch –  user91632 Oct 6 '12 at 9:14
    
@kamil, I am seriously considering that. However, I think I'll wait until 12.10 and do a fresh install of that. Jokerdino, thanks for your offer. Sorry I wasn't available at that time ;) Cheers to both of you –  Mochan Oct 6 '12 at 10:32
    
give my below answer a try –  user91632 Oct 6 '12 at 10:34
    
Please view the comment I left on your answer ;) –  Mochan Oct 6 '12 at 10:37
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I hope apt-get is still installed. Open terminal Ctrl+Alt+T and run this command :

sudo apt-get install software-center

In case Synaptic Package Manager is still running Search for Ubuntu Software Center and install it from there.

I think this post will let you learn how to uninstall/install software center.

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Unfortunately I'm unable to perform this due to my 'problem' (askubuntu.com/questions/196985/dependencies-not-met-on-12-04) which leaves the Packaging Tool/APT library completely useless. So I'm unable to do anything until that is solved. However, this is a very valid answer to those without screwed-up systems and will be accepted. Cheers and thanks for the consideration. –  Mochan Oct 6 '12 at 10:37
    
thanks, I will try to solve your specific problem –  user91632 Oct 6 '12 at 10:38
    
Thank you, that is much appreciated. I think I have ...-uped my system even more trying to fix it... –  Mochan Oct 6 '12 at 10:39
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