How to fix Gnome Software being empty?

The rpm -q appstream-data gives the same output as in your example. I have killed gnome-software before running pkcon. I even tried that multiple times when there were some updates to gnome-software package - after updating the system, I restarted it, killed gnome-software and run pkcon. The issue did not resolve. The only thing I got was that a progress bar showed for a few seconds when I opened gnome-software, but then it went back to “No Application Data Found” state.


Hrm, that sounds like something else then. Please open a new topic and we’ll debug it there (since this one seems to be solved by the workaround).

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The new topic is here: Gnome Software keeps showing "No Application Data Found". Thanks