No application Data found is displayed on the starting screen of the Ubuntu software in Ubuntu 16.10. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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  • In terminal, type sudo apt-get update and see if that fixes it.
    – heynnema
    Commented Jun 9, 2017 at 14:31
  • already tried...... but did not work.... Still showing the same message
    – lawlug
    Commented Jul 29, 2017 at 5:42

1 Answer 1


From the Updates tab, click on the refresh icon in the very top left and wait for it to refresh and it should populate the data.

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