I am trying to have an overall look of the programs installed on my computer, but the software center is not able to load them. I tried this solution sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade gnome-software I got the following output, Unfortunately, it does not solve the problem.

Hit:1 http://mirror.plusserver.com/ubuntu/ubuntu xenial InRelease              
Ign:2 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                         
Get:3 http://mirror.plusserver.com/ubuntu/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [109 kB]
Hit:4 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu xenial Release                           
Get:5 http://mirror.plusserver.com/ubuntu/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [107 kB]
Fetched 216 kB in 1s (199 kB/s)                              
Reading package lists... Done
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
gnome-software is already the newest version (3.20.5-0ubuntu0.16.04.11).
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

enter image description here Any solution available for this problem??

  • Just to be clear, you want to do this by using only the Software Center and not by using the command line with something simple like dpkg --get-selections | grep "\sinstall" | awk ' { print $1 } '> ~/Desktop/installed-software.txt? In other words, you want a fix to get the Software Center to work as it should? – DK Bose Dec 1 '18 at 1:54
  • @DKBose u r right .... i have a lot of other options, but want to have a working software center...... – mr_azad Dec 1 '18 at 2:01

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