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The Window keeps on loading,I've kept waiting for one hour.I'm using Ubuntu 13.04.I've used

     sudo update-software-center

But it does not work.

on running the Command: software-center

     (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-         widgets.css:202:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

     (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:209:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

     (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:217:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

     (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:246:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

     (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:253:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

     (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:482:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

     (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:501:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:516:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:529:26: 'none' is not a valid color name

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1162:22: 'none' is not a valid color name

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1167:22: 'none' is not a valid color name

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1212:48: Expected ')'

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1223:48: Expected ')'

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1235:48: Expected ')'

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1247:48: Expected ')'

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1429:18: Not using units is deprecated. Assuming 'px'.

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1437:18: Not using units is deprecated. Assuming 'px'.

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1465:26: not a number

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1474:26: not a number

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1490:18: Not using units is deprecated. Assuming 'px'.

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1535:5: '/*' in comment block

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-widgets.css:1921:22: 'none' is not a valid color name

    (software-center:4276): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme parsing error: gtk-   widgets.css:1928:22: 'none' is not a valid color name
 2014-01-28 18:48:02,299 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None'
 2014-01-28 18:48:05,005 - softwarecenter.backend.reviews - WARNING - Could not get usefulness from server, no username in config file
 2014-01-28 18:48:05,038 - softwarecenter.plugin - INFO - activating plugin '<module   'webapps_activation' from '/usr/share/software-  center/softwarecenter/plugins/webapps_activation.pyc'>'
 2014-01-28 18:48:05,057 - softwarecenter.fixme - WARNING - logs to the root logger: '('/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gi/importer.py', 51, 'find_module')'
 2014-01-28 18:48:05,057 - root - ERROR - Could not find any typelib for    LaunchpadIntegration
 2014-01-28 18:48:05,308 - softwarecenter.db.pkginfo_impl.aptcache - INFO -   aptcache.open()

Any help is appriciated. Thank you!

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  • When you say does not work, what do you mean? Could you provide error messages, or does nothing appear, it just fails? Jan 28 '14 at 12:54
  • No error message,the window keeps on loading (provided in the image) and all the items are disabled,when i click the close button the window just closes.
    – Terminal
    Jan 28 '14 at 12:58
  • After running the command: sudo update-software-center , i cannon present the whole message after running, characters are bounded, but the last line is : E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
    – Terminal
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:09
  • try to install any package and give us the output ?
    – nux
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:31
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Uninstall Software Center:

sudo apt-get purge software-center

(IMPORTANT)Remember to remove the cache

sudo rm -r ~/.cache/software-center

Reinstall Software Center:

sudo apt-get install software-center
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  • Got error: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_raring-updates_universe_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. ----> from the first command.
    – Terminal
    Jan 28 '14 at 12:59
  • 1
    there is a problem with your /etc/source.list file , point to it and check if there any syntax error
    – nux
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:02
  • then run sudo apt-get update
    – nux
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:03
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SOLUTION:

wow, thanks for the support. I've found the solution just now.Its beacsuse of my theme "Malys-deda". I've removed it and now it woks fine.

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Try reinstalling it, reinstalling will do software catalog update and may fix your problem

sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center

Software center is slow, you can try Deepin software center

http://www.noobslab.com/2013/07/deepin-software-center-version-30-and.html

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  • Error:: E: Command line option 'r' [from -reinstall] is not known.
    – Terminal
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:04
  • sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center my bad, it's with double dash
    – kenn
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:09
  • ok but again: Reading package lists... Error! E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_raring-updates_universe_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
    – Terminal
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:10
  • check out this link askubuntu.com/questions/30072/…
    – kenn
    Jan 28 '14 at 13:13

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