Hardy Alpha-4 synaptic error

Richard Mancusi vrman49 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 15:24:43 UTC 2008

On Feb 3, 2008 9:13 AM, Lars Wirzenius <lars at canonical.com> wrote:
> On su, 2008-02-03 at 09:05 -0600, Richard Mancusi wrote:
> > vrman at T41:~$ gksu update-manager
> > warning: could not initiate dbus
> You don't need to run update-manager as root. It will switch to root
> (and ask for username then) when it needs it. This should at least fix
> the dbus initialization problem. (I don't know about the other problems,
> which may be unrelated.)

That fixed the dbus problem.  The password works, gui comes up
showing the available updates, then back to a window with my initial

An error occured
The following details are provided:
E:ERROR: could not create configuration directory
/home/root/.synaptic - mkdir (2 No such file or directory)

Terminal output = current dist not found in meta-release file


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