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Questions tagged [synaptic]

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

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Where are adb folders

I need to copy TWRP file into ADB folder but I don't find it. I installed ADB and Fastboot via synaptic. Thanks EDIT: $ adb version Android Debug Bridge version 1.0.32
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How do I install/update rasterio offline when the installation procedure given is to install with pip3?

https://github.com/mapbox/rasterio/blob/master/docs/installation.rst I installed the rasterio using these commands: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ pip3 ...
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Synaptic installed programmes

When listing "Installed" GIMP with Synaptic it shows 2.8.2-0.1, this is even after running Reload, however I recently updated to 2.10.6 also I cannot find a listing of 2.10.6 as being installed. I'd ...
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Unable to locate Package Synaptic [duplicate]

I am beginning to explore Ubuntu as a new user. I am running Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS from a flash drive. In attempting to install software that was not already bundled in the Ubuntu download I read on ...
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Force Synaptic to include dependencies in script [duplicate]

I've just installed 18.04 onto a desktop however I need to build the wifi dongle driver (ie the desktop has no internet and cannot be hooked up via ethernet for logistical reasons). I have the driver ...
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Several applications not lauching after upgrade (Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04)

After upgrade to 18.04, several applications don't open anymore. Synapctic, SweetHome3d, the game 0ad, etc. Trying to launch it via terminal, 0ad, I got this: dbus[2283]: arguments to ...
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Synaptic error on opening: Malformed entry in list file [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 After trying to change the web sites in Repositories in Software & Updates I did something wrong and Synaptic opens but shows this error on opening clicking on Close and goes away. ...
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can't run synaptic package manager on Ubuntu 18.04.1

I installed synaptic through terminal, but I didn't find it when I search for it, so I uninstalled it (through terminal also) and I tried to install it through package manager, I thought it's the ...
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Synaptic Package Manager doesn't launch

I installed Synaptic in Ubuntu 18.04 without any error. It appears between applications. but when I try to open it I enter the password and do not open. Results of running pkexec synaptic from the ...
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Is updating via Synaptic or Muon or Plasma Discover covered by phased updates?

From Phasing of Stable Release Updates For some time we’ve wanted to phase, gradually roll out, updates to expanding subsets of Ubuntu users so that we may monitor for regressions and stop the ...
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Migrate from synaptic to libinput

I have this old code that I copied from which works for synaptics touchpad driver for multi-finger touchpad input synclient TapButton2=0 synclient ClickFinger2=0 synclient TapButton3=0 synclient ...
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synaptics touchpad not working properly in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am new to Linux the first thing which is bothering me is I can't use scroll down on my touch pad I have to drag the scroll bar manually. If anyone can help me its a synaptics touchpad
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Ubuntu 16.04: libclang 6 cannot be installed

I am currently trying to install doxygen, which has an unmet dependency libclang.so.6. I followed these instructions for installing this package, but it has its own dependencies. The following ...
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How to make TrackPoint and TouchPad work together 18.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 18.04 I discovered quite different trackpoint (stick) and touchpad behaviour, specifically, the trackpoint and touchpad would not work together (however the trackpoint and a ...
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touchpad not working after system update

so after updating my system from 16.04 to 17.10 and then to 18.04, my touchpad is not working anymore (this already happened upgrading to 17.04, but I thought a further upgrade might solve the issue). ...
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Cannot launch synaptic package manager on Ubuntu 17.10, gcc:7.2.0 [duplicate]

I'm quite new to Ubuntu. I've installed synaptic using the command: sudo apt-get install synaptic and this is the concluding line of the output: synaptic is already the newest version (0.84.2). 0 ...
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Delete all not installed(residual config)

Can I un-install all "not installed" (residual config) entries in Synaptic Package Manager?
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Command line to get rid of “residual config” [duplicate]

After I install a new kernel and do sudo apt autoremove these two items related to the just-removed kernel always show up in synaptic under Not Installed (residual config). What's the terminal ...
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accidently installed Plasma by KDE and cannot log in.

I downloaded Synaptic onto my Ubuntu 17.10 desktop. The app gives a list of suggested dependencies to download. Not knowing what I was doing, I downloaded all of them. When I reboot the computer, I ...
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How to lock down one specific kernel out of several

I am currently on kernel 4.13.0-38-generic and I am happy to stay on the upgrade path, but I want to keep kernel 4.4.0-119-generic as-is (because virtualbox works for me on that one). Using synaptic, ...
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Show installable packages in terminal (terminal-only alternative to Synaptic) [duplicate]

Similar to this - only I'm not asking for a list of installed packages, but for a list of packages that can be installed based on a query. Basically I want to know if there is a way to search in a ...
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unable to install libraries (*acr28)

I am eventually trying setup the belgian card reader and I have found this thread, which worked on my previous machine (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS), but it is not working on my current one (Ubuntu 17.10) When ...
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Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting configuration [duplicate]

E: gdebi: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting configuration. E: photostory: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit ...
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Synaptic package manager problems

Synaptic Package Manager fails, printing this message on startup: E: ファイル をオープンできませんでした - open (2: そのようなファイルやディレクトリはありません) E: _cache->open() failed, please report. The English version of this ...
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Can't run synaptic on an Xfce Ubuntu system

So I installed Ubuntu with Xfce (using crouton) and tried to run synaptic and ran into the following: $ synaptic-pkexec ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR com.ubuntu.pkexec.synaptic === Authentication is ...
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sudo synaptic doesn't work [duplicate]

This is Artful. Here's what I get: jerry@Lenovo2:~$ sudo synaptic [sudo] password for jerry: No protocol specified Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused (synaptic:6669): Gtk-...
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Synaptic Packager Manager won't open [duplicate]

Running Ubuntu 17.10. Installed Synaptic Package Manager through Terminal, but it won't open -- just asks for my password and then immediately closes. Ultimately I'm trying to use it to install Zotero ...
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Version Discrepancies with Synaptic Generate Package Download Script

I've got an offline computer running Ubuntu 16.04 and I need to install software on in from the standard repositories. I followed this guide to set up a local repo, then used the Generate Package ...
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apt-get install shows that inkscape is installed, but synaptics shows it isn't

This is mostly weird. I have a freshly installed Ubuntu machine, and I needed inkscape. I typed in terminal: sudo apt-get install inkscape and I get the message inkscape is allready at the newest ...
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install php7.01-xml using Synaptic package manager

for our website , I tried to install simplexml on ubuntu 14.04 , php - 7.1 using below command : sudo apt-get install php7.1-xml I got error as below image : than i found link , in that they ...
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Can I access my broken machine data in any way possible?

I'm using my phone right now because I completely lost access to my Z510 laptop running 14.04 (Trusty Tahr), I had no problem using my laptop, everything worked fine and I was really enjoying it for a ...
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How to use synaptic-pkexec?

I assume this (synaptic-pkexec) was installed with a recent upgrade? The question is, how do i use it? When i run it, i'm presented with a banner: ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR com.ubuntu.pkexec.synaptic =...
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Synaptic asks for root password but doesn't open in 17.10 [duplicate]

It asks for root password, but nothing happens. I noticed the software works only with proprietary drivers (Nvidia) enabled, but I want the open-source ones (nouveau x org) since I'm tired of entering ...
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Something is disabling my touchpad

On YOGA 920 the touchpad is generally working, but after cloning the home directory from T420 where I rarely used it the touchpad stopped working. It's active until I log in. There is traffic when I ...
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Synaptic failing to launch on 17.10 [duplicate]

I have just done a clean install of 17.10 I am finding that synaptic package manager won't work: synaptic-pkexec No protocol specified Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused ...
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Synaptic doesn't launch as root [duplicate]

When I'm trying to launch Synaptic from Application Manager it asks me for password, I'm writing it ( I doube-checked though) and then the software close. When I'm trying to launch it with sudo it ...
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Bus error (core dumped)

I am not able to remove any installed application and also some applications like Synaptic package manager isn't starting. The error message shown is "Bus error(core dumped). Earlier the system was ...
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Synaptic Package Manager interface is in Thai language. How do I change it to English?

When launched from Launcher, my SPM (Synaptic Package Manager) interface is in Thai. Konsole outputs a lot in Thai but its interface is English (It's Application Language Setting is set to English). ...
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Synaptic package manager not launching in Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 17.04, Synaptic Package Manager worked fine. But after upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10, it is not working. I removed it and installed it again, with no success. How do I solve this issue?
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I don't have Chromium, but the Software Updater keeps updating some extensions! [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu Mate 14.04, in case it matters. The Software Updater keeps giving me updates for some Chromium extensions, but I don't even have Chromium. The only browser I have currently installed is ...
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broken package when trying to install wine

I have ubuntu 16.04 and I am a total linux newb. I am trying to install winehq-stable by following the instruction on https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu I tried synaptic which indicated I have a broken ...
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Why does apt not display an error message even if flock is used?

Running script #!/bin/bash ( flock 9 # ... commands executed under lock ... fuser -v /var/lib/dpkg/lock apt-get -f --assume-no install ) 9>/var/lib/dpkg/lock as superuser does not display ...
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Kernel installation by using Synaptic

As part of my investigation of the distortion issues I'm having, I was going to try installing an older kernel that I used to use when I was on Mint... I found a article here that explains removal of ...
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Disable 'Mechanical click' right-click synaptic clickpad

I'm having a hard time finding the answer to this, I think partially because I'm not sure what the correct term for 'Mechanical click' is. I'm referring to pressing on the clickpad until the actual ...
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Can't open synaptic package manager via command line [duplicate]

When I try to open synaptic via the command line, I got this: user@hostname ~ $ sudo synaptic [sudo] password for user: No protocol specified ** (synaptic:4516): WARNING **: Could not open X ...
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Software updater won't launch

I am having trouble while launching software updater software won't update and a Red minus icon appears in the home launch bar.
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Synaptic interface is in Japanese. How do I change to English? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I added Japanese as a supported language but it is not the top one and no other apps appear in Japanese. How can I get Synaptic to display in English? Output from ...
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Error ,,Bad return status for module build on kernel: 4.4.0-87-generic (x86_64)” when installing Synaptic on Ubuntu 16.04.3. Or it is a normal error?

1.Do you recomend using sudo apt-get upgrade command before installing Synaptic through terminal? 2.(in the future): Before uninstalling an old module version which was ACTIVE on this kernel, should ...
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running synaptic remotely doesn't work

My Dell Inspiron 1100 (32-bit laptop) is running Ubuntu 17.04. The machine has an Intel 82845GL graphics chip, which I cannot get to work. I'll deal with that in a different post. I'm trying to ...
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does apt-get checks cache directory before downloading packages [duplicate]

I wanted to do offline installation of some packages on an ubuntu machine which is not connected to internet. I have those packages on storage device. Can i use apt-get to install it does apt-get ...