synaptics package maneger

Gene Heskett gheskett at
Thu Jan 1 23:26:38 UTC 2015

On Thursday 01 January 2015 17:55:28 Peter Hillier-Brook did opine
And Gene did reply:
> On 01/01/15 18:07, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > Greetings;
> > 
> > On 10.04.4 LTS, synaptics is the cats meow, doing what it should be
> > able to do.
> > 
> > But on the new mint-17.1 LTS Cinnamon, its best described as broken
> > as two of its most useful features seem to have disappeared, which
> > are:
> > 
> > 1, the ability to refresh, is there, but the ability to mark all
> > upgrades is gone.
> <cut>
> I had similar problems some time ago and was advised - on this list -
> to start synaptic and then right-click on synaptic in the package list
> to discover all the recommended packages to make it work correctly.
> Some care is needed as apache is recommended but obviously not
> required just for synaptic.
> Happy New Year

Thanks, I will take a look, probably in the morning as these old bones are 
complaining right now.

Apache2 is running here, serving the web page in my sig from this machine, 
but I've not yet made any effort to transfer that to the other drive.  Its 
about 10th on the list of must do's.

Thanks again.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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