syanptic 0.53.4 -help

steve scalvin at
Sat Sep 25 19:11:08 UTC 2004

On Sat, 2004-09-25 at 13:47 +0200, Michael Vogt wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 09:15:48PM -0700, steve wrote:
> > just upgraded via spm to the 0.53.4 and now the list of packages in
> > blank, or invisible. They are there but nothing is visible but the
> > ubuntu icon on some of them. Looks like a bug. How do you reinstall the
> > old one?
> Can you make a screenshot of the problem and send it (privately) to
> me please? I'm very interessted in resolving this issue. Do other
> people see this problem too? Does it help if you rename the
> /root/.synaptic  directory (sudo mv /root/.synaptic
> /root/ and restart synaptic? 
> thanks,
>  Michael

Thanks Michael, that did the trick.I upgraded restarted and the new
version was blank in the package view and detail view windows. Updating
went okay but still nothing. shut down synaptic moved .synaptic, then it
ran flawlessly.


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