Software Center does not work with Mate since 4.2

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Software Center does not work with Mate since 4.2

Postby bigtiger » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:31 pm

Hello, please excuse me for posting this again. I haven't received a reply.

Ever since Ultimate Edition 4.2, the Software Center does not work. Just tried, and dies with no notice.

I would like to use Ultimate Edition for a very large project next year, but I need the Software center to work so we can install printers. There is no Printer option in the control Center, nor under system tools.

Am I missing something obvious?

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Re: Software Center does not work with Mate since 4.2

Postby Xanayoshi » Thu Oct 08, 2015 2:57 am

You could try terminal
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Re: Software Center does not work with Mate since 4.2

Postby nascar64 » Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:49 am

you like me i got 4.6 and no printer that al try this" sudo apt-get install system-config-printer-gnome"it should work in 4.2
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Re: Software Center does not work with Mate since 4.2

Postby Micro » Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:45 am

Please use apt-cache search "packagename" without quotes to find the packages you need. If you have HP Printers, HPLIP and HPLIP GUI are great utilities. The system-config utilities like system-config-lvm, system-config-users, system-config-services and system-config-printer have been around for a long while and have been great assets in the server arena and can definitely get the job done. <BREW>
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