Lubuntu Software Center is far too small
leszek.lesner at web.de
Fri Apr 25 11:06:44 UTC 2014
Am 25.04.2014 12:48, schrieb George DiceGeorge:
> I installed from the alternate CD.
> Lubuntu Software Center / Other Software/ Independent was enabled
> (and shouldnt be)
> Ubuntu Software / Downloadable from the internet
> the first 4 are enabled Canonical supported, canonical maintained etc
> but still I cant find Gimp.
> Updates arent happening either.
Maybe the software list isn't fresh. So does an "sudo apt-get update"
solve the problem ?
> -----Original Message----- From: Ali Linx
> Sent: Friday, 25 April, 2014 09:29
> To: Israel ; lubuntu user list
> Cc: Joern
> Subject: Re: Lubuntu Software Center is far too small
> On 04/25/2014 04:19 AM, Israel wrote:
>> On 04/24/2014 03:54 PM, lubuntu at pierregobin.fr wrote:
>>> Le 24.04.2014 22:15, George DiceGeorge a écrit :
>>>> Lubuntu 14.04 Software Center is too small,
>>>> mouseover says it has thousands of applications
>>>> but it has less than a hundred,
>>>> it doesnt even have LibreOffice or Gimp !
>>> Hi Georges,
>>> I don't understand what do you mean. If I search "Gimp" in Lubuntu
>>> Software Center, it does appear in the results and let me install it.
>>> What is your problem exactly ?
>>> Pierre Gobin
> Hi all,
>> Did you already enable all the extra repositories (universe, multiverse,
> These should be enabled by default :)
> The only one that needed to be enabled so that one could install say
> Skype is: Canonical Partner
>> And also you must update again after doing so ( sudo apt-get update )
> Yes, this is needed before installing any package, specially for the
> very first time 'after' installing the system.
> However, I don't think all these will solve the issue. Since the first
> days of LSC, it is known that it does not provide all the packages that
> you could find, for example in Synaptic. Unless of course this has been
> fixed which I'm not aware of.
> Hope that helps!
> There were many discussions in the past. Lubuntu Team (Julien) was about
> to drop LSC but if I remember correctly, Jorn stepped in and helped to
> fix some bugs and then LSC was included by default with Lubuntu until
> now. I hope my memory isn't rusty and that what happened :)
More information about the Lubuntu-users