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Old 06-19-2005, 12:26 AM   #1
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why isn't synaptic installed in kubuntu?


i installed kubuntu, and for some reason, i don't have synaptic available. instead, i have kynaptic, which is complete crap, imo. is this normal, or did i get a bad iso? i previously installed ubuntu and then kde and it had synaptic. most of the time i use konsole and apt-get, but sometimes it's just easier to be using a gui. how do i get synaptic back on my pc?

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Old 06-19-2005, 01:32 AM   #2
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The kynaptic is the KDE version, Synaptic is Gnome's. I agree that Kubuntu has a ways to go in order to catch up to Ubuntu. The good news is you didn't do anything wrong. The bad news is I'm not sure if you can run 'synaptic' under KDE. Because I like KDE better, I installed both KDE and Gnome, and would log into Gnome for system updating(which includes updating the KDE packages) and then log back into KDE session.
 
Old 06-19-2005, 01:34 AM   #3
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Synaptic works in KDE. Take a look at any livecd like Knoppix or Kanotix they only have kDE and they have Synaptic. Just install it apt-get install synaptic
 
Old 06-19-2005, 03:07 AM   #4
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kpackage can install downloaded debs while synaptic or kynaptic can't.
 
Old 06-19-2005, 05:21 AM   #5
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The kynaptic is the KDE version, Synaptic is Gnome's. I agree that Kubuntu has a ways to go in order to catch up to Ubuntu. The good news is you didn't do anything wrong. The bad news is I'm not sure if you can run 'synaptic' under KDE. Because I like KDE better, I installed both KDE and Gnome, and would log into Gnome for system updating(which includes updating the KDE packages) and then log back into KDE session.
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KDE apps load in Gnome and vice versa just fine.
 
Old 06-19-2005, 10:28 AM   #6
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i also have debian sid installed on my pc, and it has synaptic. i tried doing apt-get install synaptic and it told me that the package was not found. what repository should i add to my sources.list to get it?

thanks
 
Old 06-19-2005, 10:38 AM   #7
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That is very odd. Please post your /etc/apt/sources.list
Thx
 
Old 06-19-2005, 03:45 PM   #8
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i also have debian sid installed on my pc, and it has synaptic. i tried doing apt-get install synaptic and it told me that the package was not found. what repository should i add to my sources.list to get it?

thanks
Huh? You're saying you have synaptic installed, and you're trying to install it again?
 
Old 06-19-2005, 10:19 PM   #9
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Have a look at www.ubuntuguide.org It details how to change repositories and update/upgrade. You will need to do this to get cdrdao for K3b anyway. REMEMBER: This is a one CD distro, there is only so much that can go on one CD!

The repositories barfed quite a bit in the last couple of weeks, keep on trying.
 
Old 06-20-2005, 01:17 PM   #10
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Huh? You're saying you have synaptic installed, and you're trying to install it again?
no. i tried doing apt-ge tinstall synaptic in kubuntu and it couldn't find the package. i also have debian sid on my pc, so i was comparing it to that.

anyways, i fixed the problem, my sources.list was all messed up.


thanks guys
 
Old 06-23-2005, 09:13 AM   #11
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apt-get syaptic

should work fine.
 
  


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