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Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster




On Thu, 4 Apr 2019 16:02:13 +0300
Reco <recoverym4n@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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.
> 
I recall having trouble, twice, with a new Synaptic and its pkexec
invocation. I was probably supposed to do something obscure with
policykit, but instead I switched the menu entry to gksudo.

-- 
Joe