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Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster




On 04.04.2019 15:52, David wrote:
People accustomed to using synaptic might want to begin considering
alternative tools, because synaptic has been removed from buster.

More info:
https://tracker.debian.org/news/1037065/synaptic-removed-from-testing/
https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/synaptic
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=818366#55
https://release.debian.org/buster/freeze_policy.html
https://www.reddit.com/r/debian/comments/b7ylny/synaptic_no_longer_in_buster_should_i_start/

Considering the date, it must be an April Fool's joke.
If it is not, there is nothing preventing it's return to repositories some time after. It happened with other useful and popular packages before.

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With kindest regards, Alexander.

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