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The problem is simple: You are trying to run a graphical application as root user. Wayland (your display manager) does not allow that.

In general, you shouldn't run Gnome Software or any GUI app as root. Just log in as a "normal" user (or just the pkcon command (no GUI)).
In general, you shouldn't run Gnome Software or any GUI app as root. Just log in as a "normal" user (or just use the pkcon command (no GUI)).