Utilities apparently missing from Ubuntu15.10

C de-Avillez hggdh2 at ubuntu.com
Sat Oct 31 17:49:41 UTC 2015


On Sat, 31 Oct 2015 17:08:23 +0000
Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:

<snip/>

> Probably.  Worth trying again with apt-get just in case it
shows
> anything silly. The logs for apt-get are in /var/log/apt/term.log but
> I think that only shows the actual operations performed, not ones
> that did not get as far as doing anything.
> 
> If you are up for a little investigation, which should not mess up
> your machine, first remove any packages that are no longer in use by:
> 
> sudo apt-get autoremove
> 
> Then remove synaptic
> 
> sudo apt-get remove --purge synaptic
> 
> then autoremove again
> sudo apt-get autoremove
> note what it removes, I would expect libept.  then install synaptic
> again sudo apt-get install synaptic

Might also be a good idea to run 'sudo apt-get update'. It might just
be out-dated repositories.


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