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Synaptic Package Manager keeps crashing

I installed Unity 5 in Ubuntu 11.10, as seen in OMG!Ubuntu! but since then Synaptic is not working. I even tried purging it and reinstalling it again, but it didn't work.

I need to run Synaptic or delete Unity 5. I will appreciate any help.

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marked as duplicate by jokerdino, jrg Apr 1 '12 at 9:12

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Synaptic has been known to be susceptible to accessibility settings. You can fix the problem by opening Universal access and then disabling the screen reader. If the screen reader is already disabled, then enabling it and then disabling it once again will fix the problem.

Alternatively, you can run the following command in a terminal to fix the problem:

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface toolkit-accessibility false
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Jokerdino thank you very much, the command resolved my problem with synaptic. :D –  AlejRoF3f1p Feb 17 '12 at 5:23
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