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Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster




On Thu, Apr 04, 2019 at 09:20:51AM -0300, Francisco M Neto wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-04-04 at 12:33 +0100, Brad Rogers wrote:
> > 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.
> > 
> > Indeed.  Reading the bug report demonstrates that ppl are keen for it to
> > be re-instated.  However, not working properly in Gnome is considered
> > (understandably, IMO) a show-stopper.
> 
> 	What is the problem between Synaptic and Gnome? I've been using both
> without a single hiccup for years...

The official reason is "'sudo synaptic' does not work with Wayland
session, therefore GNOME users will be confused". Also, comment 50 from
#818366.

The *unofficial* one is the existence of "gnome-packagekit". The thing
needs users, and this is one of the ways of getting them.

Reco