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Re: Cannot re-install synaptic on Buster.




	Hi.

On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 09:14:30AM +0200, tomas@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 09:03:47AM +0300, Reco wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> Or just ditch Wayland (/me runs for cover ;-)

A short-term solution at best, although I'll avoid Wayland in buster.
Tried the thing, did not like all two 'window managers' from the main
archive that come with the Wayland.

Reco