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: ppa:software-store-developers/daily-build

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.

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