Graphical front-end to apt, the package management system in Ubuntu.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
604 views

hE: g15daemon: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

When installing various programs on synaptic and in terminal I got on 12.04 version of Lubuntu 64bit, I get this error message: hE: g15daemon: subprocess installed post-installation script ...
0
votes
2answers
420 views

Issue with dependencies when trying to install Wine and Synaptic

I am running 12.04 ubuntu on a dual-boot with win 7 and i have been trying to install Wine however I had a bunch of dependency issues. So I then tried using Synaptic which will not install either ...
0
votes
1answer
552 views

synaptic package manager language problem

My synaptic package manager is showing weird behavior like "only synaptic manager is displayed in the chinese language" and "only it is shown in classic UI whereas every other application has theme ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Ubuntu Software Center not staying open, closes automatically 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Software center not opening Does anyone know how I can get my software center to stay open? It happened after trying to use Synaptic last night, don't know if that's ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Synaptic won't start after upgrading to 12.04 [closed]

I've Ubuntu 12.04 (upgrade) in my notebook (axioo m12cw)...i tried to install synaptic package manager,but it won't start since upgrading to 12.04..but if i using Ubuntu software center,it's run ...
0
votes
1answer
154 views

apt error while insalling application

I tried to install phpmyadmin from synaptic. after successfull installation I noticed the config file is empty so I removed it and tried to install it again but I got this error: no type given for ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Is there a way to set/change proxy in synaptic package manager from terminal?

I want to change proxy settings of Synaptic package manager from terminal. I see that editing /etc/apt/apt.conf file does not work, i.e., even if I change proxy settings here, or anywhere, Synaptic ...
0
votes
1answer
319 views

How to safely uninstall alternative package version?

Sometime ago, I installed S3TC packages via PPA to get the most updated package version. But now I want to uninstall it and get back the "standard" Ubuntu package version. When I tried to remove it ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Synaptic won't launch from menu in panel in fresh Lubuntu minimal desktop 12.04 install

I performed a fresh install of Lubuntu 12.04 with minimal desktop, as described here. To clarify, I did a command-line install from the Lubuntu alternative install disc, then I did an apt-get install ...
8
votes
3answers
20k views

How do I add the mainline kernel PPA?

How can I add the mainline kernel ppa to the synaptic software sources? I have the url: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ but I am missing the ppa: line.
-2
votes
1answer
3k views

Why can I no longer install Synaptic in 12.04?

In Ubuntu 12.04, you have suggested installing the Synaptic Package Manager with sudo apt-get install synaptic which didn't work for me. I tried sudo apt-get upgrade and also sudo apt-get update, but ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Replacing the login screen

I removed the login screen from ubuntu because it was the wrong one... but instead of reverting back to the default screen, it just goes blank after the boot! What do I do now? I'm almost certain I ...
2
votes
2answers
754 views

sudo apt-get update giving error about duplicate

Getting an error about duplicate sources, how can I get around this?
0
votes
0answers
463 views

synaptic package manager and update manager are not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list? this is the message i get for both of them E: Malformed line 58 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse) ...
4
votes
1answer
13k views

libjpeg.so.62: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I am trying to install hacketyhack software: http://hackety.com/ But i get an issue when installing thir script, libjpeg.so.62: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I checked ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

After force-installing a 32-bit deb failed, how can I install the 64-bit version?

I tried to dpkg -i --force-architecture google-earth-stable_i386.deb and it failed. But now when I try to install the amd64.deb it fails saying dpkg: error processing ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

How to revert back to older xorg?

Since the last update of ubuntu 12.04, the system won't boot into gui anymore. It states that it was unable to load the graphics drivers and gives me 4 options, these are: run in low graphics mode ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Can't install Gvim

I've installed Gvim and synaptic package manager on 12.04, Gvim had a warning each time I ran it from terminal. So I removed it and tried to install again but came with the following error from ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Which is the best method to install/uninstall apps in Ubuntu?

While apps can be installed with the apt-get command, Synaptic Package Manager or Ubuntu Software Centre, can anybody throw some light on which is the best method? I recently installed kubuntu-desktop ...
3
votes
0answers
90 views

Why can I install only one software at a time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why the software center doesn't allow multiple downloads? I have seen that in Ubuntu Software Center or even when sudo apt-get install is issued,only one package ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to list all dependency problems?

Like being able to filter broken packages in synaptic, is there a way to list (CLI or GUI) all dependency problems? Or would dependency issues show up as broken? I'm confused because each time I ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to install chemfig through apt-get

I'm doing some LaTeX and I need the chemfig package. As usual, I type the package name in synaptic but this time nothing matches the search. Does anyone know how to install it ? Is it possible ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Why my lscpi command not found? [closed]

when u try to check my VGA using this code lscpi | grep VGA and my console say this No command 'lscpi' found, did you mean: Command 'lscpu' from package 'util-linux' (main) Command 'lscp' ...
5
votes
4answers
616 views

Which packages recommended 'Missing Recommends'?

The Synaptic Package Manager has a custom filter "Missing Recommends". Is there a way to find out which packages installed on my system recommended the packages listed in this filter?
1
vote
1answer
102 views

Can Synaptic sort packages by time?

I know Software Center can do this (in the "History" section), but I've yet to find a filter/column in Synaptic that will sort the packages by the time they were installed/removed. I could really use ...
13
votes
1answer
7k views

Assign highest priority to my local repository

Summary How can I make apt-get prefer local repository packages instead of downloading again the same package version from official repositories? The local repository is signed and trusted. We've ...
1
vote
3answers
12k views

“E: Package ‘synaptic’ has no installation candidate” when trying to install synaptic

ilshat@lpt:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done Package synaptic is not available, but is referred to by another ...
0
votes
1answer
702 views

Cannot find softwares installed via synaptic manager after accidentally deleting sources.list

I did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 over my earlier 11.10.I saved the sources.list from my previous installation to another partition and replaced the sources.list in /etc/apt/ of the current ...
0
votes
1answer
496 views

update g++ through synaptic package manager

Currently g++ 4.4.3 is installed on my Ubuntu, but I want to update it to 4.6.3 version. When I search "g++" in synaptic package manager there is nothing about newer versions. How can I update my g++ ...
0
votes
1answer
180 views

Install software with 12.04

Just freshly installed from 12.04 after using 11.04 and dist-upgrading to 11.10 a few months back, figured a fresh installation was due. First thing I noticed is that synaptic is no longer installed ...
0
votes
0answers
194 views

Synaptic Package Manager opens with error report [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? I am on Ubuntu 12.04.Uname -a out put:Linux bravery--Notebook-PC ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Mouse Freezes On XOrg Load [closed]

Sorry to be a pain, but I'm joining the crowd of people who are experiencing mouse freezing/unresponisveness after upgrading from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. On the login screen, I can move the mouse and ...
2
votes
1answer
362 views

How do I fix a “E: impossible to read the sources list.” error?

I've upgraded my system from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04 yesterday and it gave such serious problems that I had to format the partition and re-install the OS from scratch this morning. Now, I fixed all the ...
1
vote
1answer
179 views

PPAs not showing up in synaptic?

for some reason several PPAs are not visible in the side-panel of synaptic, nor are their apps available when searched for. but they are visible when clicking settings > repositories, and they all ...
-1
votes
1answer
157 views

Applications Won't Install Due To Failed Previous Install

An application that never finished installing is preventing me from getting new applications and i can't seem to fix this. How do i fix my issue? Please note that I cannot install via either the ...
0
votes
1answer
137 views

Synaptic Dependency Error

Every time i install/remove something via Synaptic, I always get this error E: foomatic-filters: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 10 E: rsyslog: subprocess ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Synaptic Manager , Update Manager not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update I get this when I update my Ubuntu 12.04 E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: ...
6
votes
2answers
38k views

“Dependency is not satisfiable” error when trying to install an application

When I try to install glchess in Synaptic I get this error At a certain time I installed the Gnome desktop and a lot of games that came with it and then uninstalled the games. Now I want chess ...
0
votes
1answer
623 views

Touchpad on Gateway LT2802u Netbook doesn't work

I installed Xubuntu Oneiric on a Netbook. The Synaptic Device is recognized by the system and back in Lucid it worked. But now it won't work anymore. grep -B 5 mouse /proc/bus/input/devices1 gave me ...
1
vote
1answer
253 views

Dependecy problem when trying to remove emacs

Hello I'm trying to remove emacs - but when I select it for deletion in synaptic - xemacs got selected for an installation. How do I remove emacs and xemacs from my system? I want to do it, because I ...
6
votes
1answer
9k views

How to use “apt-get” via “Http-proxy” like this?

I'm trying to use apt-get command on a network that uses a proxy, like this: We use 10.114.7.7 on port 80 as Http-proxy, and after that an authentication window comes up, asking for user name and ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Errors when trying to install the, default-jre-headless package from the synaptic package manager

I am trying to install the java re and java dk in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I tried using this link ubuntu help java. I used the first link for installing and clicked yes. I was warned that some of the ...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

How to delete History of installed packages

I need to delete the Synaptic/Software Center history(commit logs). How can I go about doing this?
4
votes
1answer
460 views

Cannot open Synaptic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
4k views

How do I install packages to an 8.10 system?

I am trying to copy some files from a disused Ubuntu 8.10 system. To do that I need to install nfs, portmap, etc., since those are not already installed. So I open Synaptic to install the packages. ...
3
votes
2answers
286 views

Firefox update fails with “not found” error

I got 3 update notifications for firefox: Yet when I click update, it fails with a "not found" error: Any idea why this is? How to fix this?
3
votes
1answer
204 views

Ubuntu wont start up after uninstalling packages with synaptic

I have had Ubuntu for a while and I uninstalled a few packages with synaptic. I then restarted the computer and it turns on the screen for a second, then the screen says "no signal imput" and turns ...
1
vote
2answers
491 views

Emerald installed but doesn't show in software center or synaptic?

I installed Emerald using instructions from here; I've have had a nice play with it but would now like to remove it. The package doesn't show in software centre or synaptic and is now causing me a ...
0
votes
1answer
571 views

How do I prevent the current kernel from being replaced in 11.10?

So how do I do it? I Can't find sypaptic, in where I remember that I could "lock" certain packages to ensure that they kept their current version.
2
votes
1answer
96 views

Unable to login after deleting the “libxml” package in Synaptic

When I deleted the libxml in Synaptic, the Synaptic removed my ubuntu system and I cannot login! so I need reinstall the ubuntu system! Can you help me find a better solution than having to reinstall ...