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I am trying to uninstall software center for ubuntu oneric using the command sudo apt-get remove software center and get this as result

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package software
E: Unable to locate package center

I did it once and got it fixed but now it does't work. I have an issue with the software center it keeps on repeatedly giving message saying send error.

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Kevin Bowen, Seth, Eric Carvalho, txwikinger Mar 23 '13 at 3:20

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I think you are missing the hiphen between software and center. The command you seem to be looking for is sudo apt-get remove software-center

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summary for the errors i get 1)update-software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in malloc() 2)update-apt-xapian-index crashed with error in loop(): [Errno 104] Connection reset by peer 3) crashed with AttributeError in main: 'exceptions.ValueError' object has no attribute 'doc'error id's OOPS-2099DU5, OOPS-2099M2, OOPS-2099AT7 – sainath Sep 30 '11 at 1:54
hey i'm still having issues with the software center because i removed it and tried to install from the synaptic package manager and i get a message failed to retrieve packages ignore or close – sainath Oct 6 '11 at 8:32

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