[xubuntu-users] Lost Libraries

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Wed Feb 11 18:49:07 UTC 2015

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 06:32:11PM +0000, John Deakin wrote:
> Hello,
> I have done something rather stupid. I used aptitude to try to remove
> plex manager. The report from aptitude was that plex could not be found
> but offered some other files which were probably libraries to delete.
> Stupidly in the hope that this might disable plex I went ahead.
> As a consequence Synaptic Package Manager bombs out after I enter my
> password and I cannot install Muon Package Manager or Muon Software
> Centre using Ubuntu Software Centre. They seem to install up to a point
> but then USC gives up and forgets about it.
> Please does anyone know which libraries/files are likely to be missing
> and how I can re-install them?

Use the command line.  Open a terminal window and at the command
prompt enter:-

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get remove synaptic
    sudo apt-get install synaptic

(The remove may not be necessary but will do no harm)

Chris Green

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