[ubuntu-uk] Packages for Java and Postgresql
pmulvey at gofast.co.uk
Wed May 15 17:59:15 UTC 2013
On Wed, 2013-05-15 at 18:31 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
> On 15 May 2013 17:33, surfer <pmulvey at gofast.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-05-15 at 17:20 +0100, Rowan Berkeley wrote:
> >> On 15/05/13 17:09, Colin Law wrote:
> >> > On 15 May 2013 16:51, surfer <pmulvey at gofast.co.uk> wrote:
> >> >> I have just updated my system to 12.10.
> >> >>
> >> >> I have been looking for both recent versions of Java and Postgresql, but
> >> >> cannot find a key or lock that I can use to download them. Before I used
> >> >> Synaptec, which seems no longer to exist.
> >> >>
> >> >> I wonder if somebody could assist me
> >> > You can use the Software Center for installing applications, or if you
> >> > want to use synaptic then install that either using the Software
> >> > Center or, in a terminal,
> >> > sudo apt-get install synaptic
> >> >
> >> > Colin
> >> >
> >> > 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.
> > Thank you Rowan. I have managed to download Synaptic through apt-get,
> > but for some reason I cannot seem to use the Apply button as it has been
> > greyed out. Consequently, I am relying on apt-get to download all of the
> > packages I need.
> Is it asking for your password when you open it? It should. You
> should start it from the Dash or using gksu synaptic in a terminal.
I have opened it using both the methods you suggested and yes I am
prompted for a password. However, the Apply button is still greyed out.
Many thanks for your help Colin
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