Running apt & synaptic?

Paul Sladen sounder at
Thu Nov 11 22:11:30 UTC 2004

On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, Drew, Bill wrote:

Hello Bill,

> I am trying to run apt so I can install synaptic.  I get command not
> found when I run it.

There's no actually command called 'APT';  you're probably thinking of:

  sudo apt-get install synaptic

> What directory is it in and how do I run it to get synaptic?

Synaptic should already be installed IIRC and under the main menus at the
top of the screen, or by typing:

  sudo synaptic

at a command prompt.

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