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Is it possible to update the Ubuntu software center in maverick to 4.0 ?

I have tried adding deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ natty main to software sources but installation failed (lot's of version problems)

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If they is a GTK 2.x version of software center 5.0 for maverick, I am also interested. –  danjjl Aug 26 '11 at 19:46
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You will not be able to update Software Center via the official repositories.

I don't believe that you will be able to use version 4 of the Software Center in maverick. It hasnt been backported.

The software store developers produce a daily build - as the name suggests, its not tested, but contains the latest changes on a day-to-day basis. However, I dont see any evidence that that has built successfully for sometime.

I would contact the software-center developers themselves (file a bug report via that link) if there was any intention to have version 4 available for maverick. Its probable that it is just a recipe build packaging mistake by the maintainer Michael Vogt.

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danjjl - I've rowed back on this answer. See my revised advice. –  fossfreedom Aug 26 '11 at 20:23
    
I quite like it :) –  danjjl Aug 26 '11 at 20:25
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PPA with USC daily builds -- https://launchpad.net/~software-store-developers/+archive/daily-build

Actual version for Maverick is 4.1.20~bzr2217

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Thank you for the answer. This ppa doesn’t a 64bit package (and for the moment the 32bit one is broken) –  danjjl Aug 26 '11 at 20:20
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