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Does anybody know if its possible to get the Synaptic package manager working in Fedora 16 or 17? It worked just fine up to (and including) Fedora 15.
I know it was designed for Apt, but I never had a single problem with it in Fedora. I've tried all the other package managers, and I do miss Synaptic - to my eyes, it was just the one that did what I needed to do with the fewest mouse clicks, the best laid-out GUI, and the minimum of fuss. Purely personal preference, thats all.
Last edited by itsjustarumour; 05-15-2012 at 11:13 AM.
Guys, thanks for the posts, but alas they don't actually answer my question! I'm familiar with using both Yum in the terminal and Yumex as a graphical package manager. My question was simply if its *possible* to use Synaptic.
And if its no longer possible to use Synaptic, that begs the obvious question - why, when according to what I've read in several places on t'Interweb Fedora are a bit short of packagers at the moment, is Synaptic still being packaged for the Fedora repositories if its of no use to man, woman nor beast??