synaptics package maneger

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jan 2 07:47:28 UTC 2015


On 01/01/2015 09:34 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 01 January 2015 19:39:40 C de-Avillez did opine
> And Gene did reply:
>> On Thu, 1 Jan 2015 13:07:08 -0500
>> 
>> Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> 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.
>> 
>> Huh? Here I can do it... on any of 12.04, 14.10, or 15.04. No 10.04
>> anymore, sorry.
> 
> There is simply no button in the gui, nor an option in the menu pulldowns 
> for a "mark all updates".  And while you can get a list of stuff that can 
> be updated, when you click on that file, the only option is to remove it, 
> or remove it completely, and 31 of the 32 packages so named also remove 
> cinnamon.  The one thing I didn't try was a sudo apt-get reinstall 
> synaptic.

Sorry, but there *is* see:

<http://s1.postimg.org/dq4u8ae9b/Screenshot_from_2015_01_01_23_39_25.png>

$ apt-cache policy synaptic
synaptic:
  Installed: 0.81.1ubuntu1
  Candidate: 0.81.1ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 0.81.1ubuntu1 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates/universe
amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     0.81.1 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty/universe amd64
Packages
...




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