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Re: Cannot re-install synaptic on Buster.


On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 01:24:32AM -0400, Kieran Smyth wrote:
> For reasons unknown to me, synaptic uninstalled itself about three weeks
> ago. I am using Buster on the desktop, with MATE as my desktop environment.

Synaptic was removed from testing two weeks ago, see #818366.

> I like using a GUI frontend to apt, and if anyone can help me get it back
> on my system i'd really appreciate it.

You're not supposed to use synaptic in Wayland session anymore. Consider
using gnome-packagekit instead.