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When I press software center icon in a dash, nothing happens (just blinking). When I try to open it via terminal, I get:

Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 42, in from softwarecenter.enums import * ImportError: No module named softwarecenter.enums

Ubuntu 11.04

Thank you!

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softwarecenter.enums is a module the program tries to load.

check which file softwarecentre refers to

readlink -f softwarecentre

See if the module's file exists

ls -l  /usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/enums.py

if it does then obviously it isn't finding it.

See if softwarecentre will run from it's own directory

cd /usr/share/software-center/
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