syanptic 0.53.4 -help

Michael Vogt m.vogt at
Sat Sep 25 19:42:25 UTC 2004

On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 12:11:08PM -0700, steve wrote:
> > 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.


I'm still very interessted what caused this problem. Can you send me
(privately) the old /root/.synaptic directory that caused the trouble?


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