Synaptic windows disappear after a few seconds when opened. This happens also for the Software Center. On running from the terminal it gives me this phrase "Segmentation fault" how can I fix that?
closed as too localized by Marco Ceppi♦ Feb 2 '12 at 23:59
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The definition of a segmentation fault:
A segmentation fault (often shortened to segfault) or bus error occurs when the hardware notifies a Unix-like operating system about a memory access violation. (Source: Wikipedia)
This basically means that there's an error in the program's code, where the program tries to access a part of the computer's memory that it does not have access to. As this is a very generic error that can occur for very many reasons, it is hard for me to say the exact reason why this happens, and give you a solution.