[xubuntu-users] Lost Libraries

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Thu Feb 12 11:59:21 UTC 2015


On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 09:57:23PM +0000, John Deakin wrote:
> 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?
> 
Run synaptic from the command line, i.e. open a terminal window and
enter 'synaptic'.  It may produce some error messages that show what's
wrong.

Also you could try (at the command line):-

    sudo apt-get --fix-broken install synaptic

and/or :-

    sudo apt-get --fix-missing install synaptic


> 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
> 01367 820542
> 
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