[ubuntu-uk] Packages for Java and Postgresql

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Wed May 15 17:26:54 UTC 2013

On 15 May 2013 17:38, surfer <pmulvey at gofast.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-05-15 at 17:30 +0100, Liam Proven wrote:
>> On 15 May 2013 17:20, Rowan Berkeley <rowan.berkeley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Actually, you can't get Synaptic via the Software Center. I'm sure Patrick
>> > tried that before posting. Indeed, we all tried it, and the absence of
>> > Synaptic from the Software Center has occasioned a lot of unfavourable
>> > comment. But of course you can get it with the terminal.
>> You can't?
>> I mean, I never use the S/W Centre myself, but reading that, I just
>> opened it and typed in "Synaptic" and there it was. I didn't even have
>> to click on the "technical items" link at the bottom (or whatever it's
>> called.)
>> Now, I already have it installed, but it was there, with a full
>> description and a star rating and so on. 5 stars, 266 votes. That
>> implies to me that lots of people have seen it and rated it.
> Thank you for your contribution. However, for some reason it does not
> seem to appear in my version of the Software Centre and I find that
> strange as I have two separate desktops.
> More to the point I cannot find much of interest in either of my
> Software Centres, only toys - certainly nothing to do with either java
> development or Postgresql.

When you open it does it say Software Center at the top?

You haven't selected one of the categories down the left hand side have you?


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