The app PureOS store does not show hints

Since some days the area in the app PureOS store where before have been circling hints for apps is now empty and only shows the right and left arrow.

I already did apt update and apt upgrade

Any ideas?

It workin good here.

This is what I see

Could it be a locale issue?

It could be everything, even a network issue. After a reboot it’s fine again.

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Just wait a few day for fix this issue, a new Pure Store version it coming up.
Also a new kernel version come with big improvement for camera and some power saving.


The actual app PureOS store for me already offered two times some global Gnome update of 300++ Megabytes and when I click install it fails to do so.

Best to update via the command line so that you can see more readily what is going wrong.

That’s clear, but sudo apt update does not download anything.

sudo apt update won’t upgrade any packages but it should download, if necessary, to get the latest package metadata for everything listed in e.g. /etc/apt/sources.list

You should be getting output from that command even if it does not download anything because your package metadata is up to date.

After ensuring that you have current package metadata, it will then tell you whether you need to upgrade any packages i.e. compares the version of what is installed with the version that is available.

# cat /etc/apt/sources.list
deb byzantium main

deb byzantium-updates main

deb byzantium-security main

# apt update
Get:1 byzantium InRelease [5,851 B]
Get:2 byzantium-updates InRelease [4,580 B]
Get:3 byzantium-security InRelease [4,581 B]
Fetched 15.0 kB in 7s (2,294 B/s)
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
All packages are up to date.

# apt upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  fonts-open-sans gdal-data krita-data kwayland-data libdbusmenu-qt5-2 libgsl25
  libgslcblas0 libhandy-0.0-0 libheif1 libkf5completion-data libkf5config-data
  libkf5configcore5 libkf5configgui5 libkf5waylandclient5 libminizip1 libqrcodegencpp1
  libqt5waylandclient5 libqt5waylandcompositor5 librlottie0-1 libwlroots7 libxcb-record0
  libxcb-screensaver0 libxmlb1 purple-mm-sms python3-async-generator python3-attr
  python3-nmea2 python3-outcome python3-sniffio python3-sortedcontainers python3-trio
Use 'apt autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Your posted session log looks fine to me.

So sudo apt autoremove

and you should be all done.

I never remove such pkg because I’m afraid that it will break something else.

I have a similar problem (?) With the PureOS store on my Librem 5. It is showing the different categories with hints, but clicking onto one of them opens a new page. But there are no apps in “Editor’s Choice” or in “New & Updated”, only in “Other Software”. This is maybe because there are just a few apps optimized for the L5? Sorry totally new to the L5, to PureOS as well as new to anykind of Linux. My intension is to use the L5 also as a light version of a desktop/laptop, so therefor I am looking for more apps that could be used in combination with the convergence to a seperate display. Would be happy for any hints or explanation. :upside_down_face:
Edit: regarding existing apps for L5/PureOS I found some information here: