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Old 12-25-2003, 09:57 PM   #1
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what does it mean when synaptic won't install


trying to upgrade a prog using synaptic. i select the prog hit upgrade it takes a second then comes back with nothing selected. does anyone know why this would happen?
 
Old 12-26-2003, 06:07 AM   #2
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It could be that according to your source list you have the most up to date version.
 
Old 12-26-2003, 01:36 PM   #3
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but it shows that i have kde 3.1.4 and 3.1.94 is availale and the upgrade option is available when i press it, it takes a second then comes back with nothing selected fo install
 
Old 12-26-2003, 04:00 PM   #4
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Have you tried closing Synaptic, going to a command line, su-ing to root, typing apt-get update and then apt-get upgrade synaptic? (I don't have Linux atm, so I am guessing at the commands)
 
  


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