Ubuntu software no longer shows packages names

Asked by Star Man on 2018-10-30

Official Ubuntu Software app no longer shows packages names for Ubuntu repositories nor the Snap Store.
Sometimes they are needed. This feature was present some time ago.
How may I report this issue as a bug?

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What is the full output of:

sudo apt-get update; lsb_release -a; uname -a


Star Man (starman) said : #2

My installation is set to Spanish. Here it goes:

sudo apt-get update
[sudo] contraseƱa para *****:
Obj:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu cosmic InRelease
Obj:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic InRelease
Des:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates InRelease [83,2 kB]
Obj:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-backports InRelease
Des:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security InRelease [79,6 kB]
Des:6 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/main amd64 Packages [23,3 kB]
Des:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/main i386 Packages [23,3 kB]
Des:8 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/main Translation-en [8.640 B]
Des:9 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [35,8 kB]
Des:10 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/universe amd64 Packages [13,3 kB]
Des:11 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/universe i386 Packages [13,3 kB]
Des:12 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-updates/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [4.128 B]
Des:13 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security/main i386 Packages [22,0 kB]
Des:14 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security/main amd64 Packages [22,1 kB]
Des:15 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security/main Translation-en [8.040 B]
Des:16 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [204 B]
Des:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security/universe i386 Packages [12,9 kB]
Des:18 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security/universe amd64 Packages [12,9 kB]
Des:19 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu cosmic-security/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [2.184 B]
Descargados 365 kB en 3s (123 kB/s)
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lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 18.10
Release: 18.10
Codename: cosmic


uname -a
Linux ***** 4.18.0-10-generic #11-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 11 15:13:55 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Star Man (starman) said : #4

Followed all the suggestions, but they didn't work.
Ubuntu Software is working fine, it shows all available applications, being from the official repositories as well as from the Snaps store. But, the only thing here is the real packages names are missing, so I don't think this is a bug, but I actually think this is a removed feature, because Ubuntu 18.04 was missing them, too.
I think that is why all the suggestions in the page have failed.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #5

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