Package Listing

Bill Vance kbun at
Sat Jan 31 19:06:11 UTC 2015

On Sat, 31 Jan 2015, Valorie Zimmerman wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 31, 2015 at 12:10 AM, Bill Vance <kbun at> wrote:
>> Thanks guys, that gave me a bunch of options.  Got a real problem with
>> one though.  I was checking out Muon Package Manager, saw something I
>> wanted, and started it going.  I was then called out front for a bit,
>> and when I got back, the problem had struck.  It had started out with
>> the usual double window, the top one listing the programs, and the
>> bottom one giving a bit of detail about them.  When I got back, the
>> bottom window was gone, and I have no idea what happened, or how to
>> get it back.
>> I even did a, "apt-get install --reinstall muon", but its still no
>> go.  I hope someone has a clue here, 'cause I sure don't.
>> Bill
> Hi Bill, once you select an application, that bottom section opens up.
> Be sure to check out each of the tabs; they have a lot of useful
> information, such as dependencies and change lists. Yes, this
> information is available in the command line, but in Muon it is right
> there.
> What probably happened is that once the application was installed, it
> was no longer selected, and so the info section disappeared.
> Valorie

Hmmmmmm, interesting.  It works exactly as you describe.  However, it
was doing that from the start, sort of like Synaptic, which I usually
use, but had a temporary problem with.  Still not sure what was going
on there, but it does work, so thanks for clearing that up.


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