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I was trying to set up an old printer by installing several drivers, and I got a problem in software center.

I am unable to download anything from it. It opens, but when I try to download something it drops an error message and the installation stops.

I can do all the installations from command line, so it is not a major problem, but still will be nice having it again. I reinstall it several times from terminal trying all the solutions I found in the forum, but still the problem is here.

Any help is appreciated. This is the error I get.

traceback usr/share/softwarecenter/backend/installbackend_impl/aptd.py line 383 in     install defer = true

DbusException : org.freedesktop.Dbus.Error.Spawn.Execfailed: failed to execute program /usr/lib/dbus-1.0/dbus-daemon-launch-helper = Success


I did fresh install.

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You might want to re-install the software center with sudo apt-get purge software-center;sudo apt-get update;sudo apt-get install software-center –  Scott Goodgame Jun 27 '13 at 15:33
Done that,still got the problem. –  vaggelas Jun 27 '13 at 15:38
Does it work if you gksudo software-center ? –  Scott Goodgame Jun 27 '13 at 15:47
Nope,just tried that.Still got the error. –  vaggelas Jun 27 '13 at 16:03
Here is a link I found... if it works for you, I'll write it up as an answer.Let me know how it goes. linuxforums.org.uk/index.php?topic=10214.0 –  Scott Goodgame Jun 29 '13 at 10:45
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