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Old 03-31-2010, 01:34 PM   #1
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(new install)) How does one install Synaptic package manager... Aptitude cannot find


Doesn't seem to find it.... these are my sources (sources.list)

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deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.4 _Lenny_ - Official amd64 CD Binary-1 20100131-21:33]/ lenny main

deb cdrom:[Debian GNU/Linux 5.0.4 _Lenny_ - Official amd64 CD Binary-1 20100131-21:33]/ lenny main

deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ lenny main
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ lenny main


deb http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ lenny/updates main

deb http://volatile.debian.org/debian-volatile lenny/volatile main
deb-src http://volatile.debian.org/debian-volatile lenny/volatile main
 
Old 03-31-2010, 01:41 PM   #2
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It's in Main, so, did you apt-get update? Also would you post the exact command and error message you are getting?
 
Old 03-31-2010, 02:03 PM   #3
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You really need to comment out those two cdrom entries. And, are you absolutely sure that synaptic isn't already installed?
 
Old 03-31-2010, 03:39 PM   #4
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Did you try "apt-get install synaptic"?
 
Old 04-06-2010, 12:13 AM   #5
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Hit alt-f2 and type gksu synaptic
 
Old 08-22-2010, 07:34 PM   #6
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Hi,
I have also tried your suggestions above but "Synaptic Package Manager" still does not show in any menu. I would appreciate any further instructions please.
 
Old 08-22-2010, 10:07 PM   #7
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What are the outputs of the following commands?

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dpkg -l synaptic
apt-cache search synaptic package manager
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Old 08-22-2010, 11:20 PM   #8
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Thank you for taking the time to reply. I have obviously done something or not done something right as the result is "unknown option -1"
 
Old 08-22-2010, 11:24 PM   #9
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Thank you for taking the time to reply. I have obviously done something or not done something right as the result is "unknown option -1"
The option is -l (small letter l) not -1 (one).
 
Old 08-23-2010, 12:31 AM   #10
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As pointed out by basheer: small "ell" not number one. Also, what about the 2nd command?

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