[xubuntu-users] Lost Libraries

John Deakin john at humanaspects.co.uk
Wed Feb 11 21:57:23 UTC 2015


Chris,

Thanks very much. Did all that but no change. The authentication window
shows, I fill in the password and it dies. Anything else to try?

regards,
John

On 11/02/15 18:49, Chris Green wrote:
> 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)
> 
> 

-- 
regards,
John
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