Can anyone tell me why I cannot install the software center in Lubuntu running via virtual box?


To install the Ubuntu Software Center in Lubuntu open Synaptic Package Manager from System Tools and install the software-center package.

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This will install the Software Center to System Tools menu.

  • Thanks....this did the magic, but I couldnt find the software I wanted to install (libreoffice :)) – Elysium Mar 24 '12 at 3:04
  • LibreOffice is definitely there. Search for "libreoffice" in the Software Center, or in Synaptic. – Takkat Mar 24 '12 at 8:46
  • Make sure the adequate software sources (main, universe, multiverse, restricted) are enabled. If you want to be sure you can find everything available through the Software Center or Synaptic, enable all sources. – Waldir Leoncio Dec 11 '13 at 13:39

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