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Old 11-29-2011, 10:49 PM   #1
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ubuntu software center in ubuntu 11.10 not running and update manager error


after installing zevenos desktop and mint 12 ubuntu 11.10 software center is not running and update manager is throwing up with error msg. i attaching the error code from the terminal "sudo software-center --enable-lp". also attaching image of update manager error. pls help


quazisaad@qs-asusU30Jc-u1110:~$ sudo software-center --enable-lp
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 149, in <module>
from import SoftwareCenterAppGtk3
File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/", line 49, in <module>
from softwarecenter.db.application import Application
File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/db/", line 25, in <module>
from import is_channel_available
File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/backend/", line 25, in <module>
from softwarecenter.distro import get_distro
File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/distro/", line 165, in <module>
File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/distro/", line 148, in _get_distro
module = __import__(distro_id, globals(), locals(), [], -1)
ImportError: No module named LinuxMint
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Old 11-30-2011, 09:41 AM   #2
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is there any solutions pls...or i have to reinstall...which i really don't want to do...

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Do I understand that correctly that you have enabled the Mint and the ZevenOS repositories on Ubuntu?
Well, seems to me that you have broken the system with that. While many distros are based on Ubuntu that doesn't mean that they all have to be compatible with Ubuntu to the whole extent.
Sorting that out will be a mees, I would think, so I recommend to make a fresh install and to backup the whole system next time before making such experiments, so that you easily can go back to a known good state.


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