phasing out of Synaptic?

Simon Steinbeiß simon at
Tue Nov 4 11:11:18 UTC 2014

On Tue, 4 Nov 2014 11:52:58 +0100
Liviu Andronic <landronimirc at> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I've noticed that Ubuntu was no longer installing Synaptic by default,
> and instead was shipping the shiny Software Center. Is this true of
> Xubuntu, too? Does it also phase out Synaptic in latest releases?

Phasing out is probably not the right term, but yes, we haven't been shipping Synaptic by default for a while now (I'd have to look up when exactly we dropped it from the default apps).

 - Simon

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