Synaptic history

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at
Mon Nov 8 05:44:09 UTC 2010

On Sun, 07 Nov 2010 16:18:20 -0800
some unknown person offered:

> On 11/07/2010 07:30 AM, R Kimber wrote:
> > 
> > Although there have been a number of updates recently, Synaptic
> > does not show them in its file->history menu option.  In fact it
> > shows nothing since 30th October.  Is this a change (bug?) that has
> > happened in 10.10? Or is there some tweak I can make to restore the
> > history?
> Looks to be a bug to me... I've the same on 10.10 Synaptic.
> But google shows:
> <>
> <>
> etc., that it's been moved to the software center... now isn't that
> nice. It's changes like this (and the supposed move to Unity in
> narwal) that make me wonder "what are they thinking".
> I've checked launchpad & it doen't appear that anyone's filed a bug
> report regarding this, so you might want to.
> states:
> <quote>
> Ubuntu Software Center
> Ubuntu Software Center now shows "Featured" and "What's New"
> sections, a History of package installations and removals, and makes
> it easier to find add-ons for applications. It also offers Fluendo
> DVD Player for purchase, with more software to come soon.
> </quote>
> but no mention of removing from Synaptic, so IMO it's a bug. File
> away.
Interestingly, my Ubuntu 10.10 and Synaptic 0.63.1 does not show that
behavior.  My history includes today's updates and all others back to
August as well.  Are there version differences at work here?.

Cybe R. Wizard
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