Re: 'synaptic' removed from buster
- Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2019 18:36:32 +0100
- From: Joe <joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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.