The Ubuntu Software Center is a utility for software management in Ubuntu.
Current versions allow easy finding and installing of software. In addition to that it supports software purchases, includes a recommendation features, and replace other tools such as apturl and gdebi.
Future version may allow replacing of APTonCD, and most of the Computer Janitor. The Center is implemented using Python, GTK, and Aptdaemon, and may use PackageKit for some components.
If you’d like to try the latest development version, use the daily build PPA:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:software-store-developers/daily-build sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install software-center
The default software-center come with Ubuntu 11.04 Natty is version 4.0, and the daily build ppa has the software-center 4.1.6.