synaptics package maneger

Gene Heskett gheskett at wdtv.com
Fri Jan 2 11:01:24 UTC 2015


On Friday 02 January 2015 03:10:47 Nils Kassube did opine
And Gene did reply:
> NoOp wrote:
> > 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.
> > p ng>
> 
> Same here for Kubuntu 14.04 32 or 64 bit. But maybe it is a problem of
> Mint 17?
> 
> How about the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-G which is assigned to "mark all
> upgrades" here?
> 
> 
> Nils

I'll give that a shot, but I am sure putting my drives through a boatload 
of power cycles screwing with this.

Thanks Nils.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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