synaptics package maneger

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jan 2 16:47:56 UTC 2015


On 01/02/2015 02:59 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 02 January 2015 02:47:28 NoOp did opine
> And Gene did reply:
>> 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.pn
>> g>
>> 
> Thats pretty, but I don't have the mark all upgrades button you have 
> circled in red.
> 
> FWIW, I just ran md5sum against the burned media and got exactly the 
> md5sum posted on the Mint 17.1 download page for the amd64 cinnamon 
> version. 0307ffcd5046c176599904193899426e
> 
>> $ 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
>> ...
> That also  pretty but meaningless on this lucid machine.
> 
> Looking at the casper/filesystem-manifest on the cd, it claims synaptic is 
> version 0.81.2-4.

<https://www.google.com/#q=synaptic+0.81.2-4>

<http://tuxtweaks.com/2014/09/restore-mark-all-upgrades-in-synaptic-linux-mint-17/>

I suggest that you find, and ask on a Mint support list/group...

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