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I use Ubuntu Software Center without any significant problems with installing/unistalling any software. But then something happened (may be during some unsccessful installation) and then I can't access the list of installed programs in Ubuntu Software Center.

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have you tried re-installing it ? –  Raja Mar 5 '13 at 15:48

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open your terminal with CTRL+ALT+T and type as

sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center

hope that helps.

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Even after reinstallation the SW center crashes with message "The application SWC has closed unexpetedly". Other functions work well. I "only" cant open installed software –  P Ou ST Mar 10 '13 at 22:55
You mean other users can ? –  Raja Mar 11 '13 at 11:16

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