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Is anyone else getting this error each time that you launch gnome-software:

Sorry, this did not work

no filename_to_app results to show

After I hit the close button, the application appears to work fine. But I'm not loving the error message on each launch.

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Go to the Desktop folder and right click on the Software Install icon. Choose properties and under Command just enter gnome-software with no tags.

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  • Thanks. That suggestion helped me find the solution. I had to change the Exec command of the gnome-software application in /usr/share/applications. The default is Exec=gnome-software %U. I just got rid of the %U. I also use Cairo-Dock, and for the gnome-software launcher I had to put gnome-software in the Command to launch on click area. – Rsync May 1 '16 at 1:16

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