I am trying out Kubuntu 16.04 moving from Ubuntu 16.04. And I am wondering if it is possible to get the NEW Ubuntu Software Center on Kubuntu 16.04.

I know that you can download the old Software Center but can I download the new one and will it work?

If yes, please, also show me how to do it.

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Open a Konsole window and type the following line:

sudo apt install ubuntu-software
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It is called gnome-software: sudo apt update && sudo apt -y install gnome-software

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