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Old 11-15-2012, 02:28 AM   #1
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package manager works but not software manager.

Hi all, i can install packages using package manager but the software manager does not work at all. Neither does the sudo apt-get install commands. I configured my system wide proxy using gconfig so i don't think thats the issue. how do i solve that?

do i need the software manager if the package manager is working?

terminal error is "something wicked happened resolving"...
the update manager also works fine too.
i'm using mint13.

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Old 11-15-2012, 03:01 AM   #2
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OK let's get a couple things straight first.
If you're using Mint:
dpkg is your package manager
apt-get is your automated package tool (enhancement for dpkg)
synaptic is the gui front end for apt-get

With that cleared up,
When you say 'software manager' what do you mean?
I ask because your question isn't clear, at least to me. If apt-get isn't working then neither should any other package install programs.



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