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Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster




On 2019-04-04, David <bouncingcats@xxxxxxxxx> 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/
>
>

Owlett's gonna be pissed.

Synaptic doesn't play nice with the Wayland protocol, Gnome desktop with
Wayland is the new default desktop/login mode in Buster, so Synaptic's out? 

Lots of veteran newbies will be seriously discombobulated if they don't have 
their Synaptic, I'd guess.

https://wiki.debian.org/Wayland