Jaunty Update Manager is broken

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 15:13:35 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 4:05 PM, Karl Larsen<klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
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>        I woke up this morning with Update Manager almost but not quite fully
> functional. I could not get it to d/l the updates so I opened a terminal
> and used update and upgrade and got the updates.
>        Update Manager will not quit, work or nothing. I am going to use the
> update Manager to delete this but it refused. It said use the synastic
> package manager but now THAT will not come up even after giving it the
> root password!
>        So I am going to leave Jaunty for good. It is really broken BAD!

I'd hazard a guess that yours is "broken BAD" (woeful English by the
way) but for the rest of us it's working perfectly well.

What output do you get if you run synastic (sic) from the command line?

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