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I am using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome 3.8.1.When I try to open Ubuntu Software center, it simply crashes.

Somebody please help me out. Thank you.

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Do you receive any accompanying error message? Also, if you attempt to use apt-get do you receive any error messages? – Argusvision May 14 '13 at 14:08
Maybe you could try, sudo apt-get -f install – Shaharil Ahmad Jul 3 '13 at 10:28

Run this command in terminal. It will re-install the software-center and reset your settings.

sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center

But for reconfigure a program you can use:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure software-center --force
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I also had software-center crash on launch after the Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade. It turned out to be in import error in the ubuntu-sso-login. I resolved it by reinstalling the oauthlib python package

sudo pip install --upgrade oauthlib
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I had same proble which I solved by deleting /home/user/.cache/software-center folder.

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This worked for me, unlike the other answers. Thanks! – Skwal Apr 8 '14 at 19:22

it can happen when you add a new but mismatched source. It should be written in the error message then. If it is the problem, remove the source line.

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