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I've been trying to update python. And every since I can't seem to access "Updates&Software"
I try to run software-properties-gtk this error shows:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/software-properties-gtk", line 37, in <module>
    from softwareproperties.gtk.SoftwarePropertiesGtk import SoftwarePropertiesGtk
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/gtk/SoftwarePropertiesGtk.py", line 29, in <module>
    import dbus
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus/__init__.py", line 82, in <module>
    import dbus.types as types
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus/types.py", line 6, in <module>
    from _dbus_bindings import ( 
ModuleNotFoundError: No module named '_dbus_bindings'   

list of files under /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/dbus

bus.py         exceptions.py                lowlevel.py  service.py
_compat.py     _expat_introspect_parser.py  mainloop     types.py
connection.py  gi_service.py                proxies.py   _version.py
_dbus.py       glib.py                      __pycache__
decorators.py  __init__.py                  server.py
$ sudo apt-get install python-dbus    
python-dbus is already the newest version (1.2.0-3)
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this sounds like the same situation we looked at previously, it seems like your system repo got out of wack. can you try running

sudo apt dist upgrade

if that doesn't work, you might have python 3.5 installed, let's try to uninstall python 3.5 https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=881614

sudo apt purge python3.5* 

install 3.7

sudo apt install python3.7

see if that get's you out of a bind

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