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Re: Cannot re-install synaptic on Buster.




On Mon, 2019-04-15 at 01:24 -0400, Kieran Smyth wrote:
> Hi,
>
> 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.
>
> When i open up a terminal and try to re-install it, i get the
> following-
> SNIP
>
> 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.
>
> Thank you in advance for any help that may be provided.
>
> - Kieran

The good news is that someone has filed a patch that works around these
issues with Wayland. So it should be back for other GUI users with a
failure message for Wayland users once it is passed through
experimental (in time for Buster release).