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You don't have to install kubuntu to install the kde - you can just type in the command-line: sudo apt-get install plazma-kde-desktop!!
Try the following commands: sudo apt-get remove synaptic* sudo apt-get purge synaptic* sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean Now you are free to go about your life without synaptic. If you ever think you need it again: sudo apt-get install synaptic* :)
I ended up using Avatar Parto's comment, and I installed Y-PPA-Manager. You can install it with sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/y-ppa-manager sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install y-ppa-manager
Fixing /etc/apt/sources.list was not enough for me: deb http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates main restricted deb-src http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates main restricted Then I did an apt-get update: got lots of invalid signature errors. It was company's proxy. Only then apt-get update worked and I could install ...
They both do the same when you remove a package, so they're equally good and it's all up to you which one you prefer. Synaptic provides advanced functionality, but you don't need that for simply uninstalling software.
Try running sudo apt-get update This command updates the package list Then doing sudo apt-get dist-upgrade This command upgrades your packages Followed by sudo apt-get -f install This command fixes dependencies Finally, sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop This command installs the KDE desktop
The gmt package seems to provide the file you want, but it's not in the standard $PATH. To use it, you'll need to use the full path like so: /usr/lib/gmt/bin/minmax file.txt reference If you want to edit your $PATH, you can put this into .profile or somewhere else: export PATH="$PATH:/usr/lib/gmt/bin/"
Since no answer using apt has been found, I would suggest going into Synaptic Package Manager, click on the Status button at lower left then click on Installed at upper left to see a list of installed packages. Then you can output a list from Synaptic with File | Save Markings As and save the file where you can work with it.
what are generic packages Those generic packages are in fact meta-packages. This is a mechanism to allow newer kernel packages to be downloaded and automatically loaded. Hence - you should in-fact keep these. suggestions The better way is to pin the kernel you wish to boot from. Once done, you can keep booting from the older kernel - but you will also ...
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