One week ago, I had only ubuntu 12.04 on my machine, I was exited of the improved speed of the software-center. But yesterday, I erase ubuntu and after fresh install of windows 7, I install ubuntu 12.04 again for dual OS, because I need property working of Photoshop. So, what is my problem: Now I must wait about 4-5 minutes software-center to start, until this happen there is only a blank screen. I reinstall software-cente, without any effect.

Any advices?

  • Is it a wubi install now? did you just repaired your old ubuntu installation? – Prasad RD May 3 '12 at 14:18
  • I didn't boot ubuntu from windows. First off all I erase everithing, and than I install first windows 7, ant than Ubuntu. – Georgi Dochev May 3 '12 at 19:00
  • OK, tell me please, is there any decision to reinstall, or update, or something else to do. I thing, that the problem has come during some other installation of programs, but I am not sure. – Georgi Dochev May 4 '12 at 18:08
  • Try a reinstall, may work (it should) backup your data before reinstall. – Prasad RD May 5 '12 at 4:47

After facing the same issue in 12.10, I tried from console to update the software center cache using

sudo update-software-center

and started using

sudo software-center

It worked. I hope it will work in 12.04 also.

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