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Ubuntu Software Center Overhaul in Full Swing

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Ubuntu Software Center is seeing its second round of upgrades, this time changes are even more dramatic. Good to see Canonical putting so much thrust on Software Center which has the potential to become Ubuntu's major money spinner in the near future.

Brand New Ubuntu Software Center Preview

Ubuntu Software Center upgrades are happening right now, but we are probably not going to to see the revamped Software Center in action until at least Ubuntu 12.04 LTS release happens. But if you are using Ubuntu 11.10 Oneric Ocelot Alpha release, you can preview some of the changes now itself(simply run the command software-center-gtk3 from Terminal). Here is a quick sneak peak of new Ubuntu Software Center.

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Just how much can you dumb it

Just how much can you dumb it down for idiots?

Re: Just how much can you dumb it

Till it becomes Windows...

Yuck!

Yuck!

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