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software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby podagee on Fri Feb 03, 2012 4:58 am

uninstall mintinstall from the synaptic package manager and search muon....install muon installer and it will ad 2 additional packages.after that you have it installed open it up and enjoy it.software manager is probably not going to be supported in newer mint versions,or so,ive read a post from clem.due to aptdaemon issues.muon works fine
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Re: software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby xenopeek on Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:10 am

Thanks for sharing the workaround for those who run into this problem.

Can you quote the source for Clem's remark?
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Re: software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby blue_bullet on Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:44 pm

Thank you for the work around. It works very nicely for me. I still use sudo apt-get install in terminal, but it is nice to have muon as well.
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Re: software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby Rua on Sat Feb 04, 2012 12:52 pm

I prefer to use synaptic myself, I'm not really sure what advantages the software manager has for me yet...
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Re: software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby podagee on Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:24 pm

clems remark was posted in the community site to the testers:
here it is:
http://community.linuxmint.com/iso/view/109
scroll down the page until you see clems post
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Re: software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby podagee on Sat Feb 04, 2012 4:27 pm

as far as the comparison between synaptics and software managers,in my opinion,there really aint any difference besides synaptic you cand find and install,software managers you can read the review and ratings.thats about it.i like software managers cause i can read reviews before installing a program.
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Re: software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby xenopeek on Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:27 pm

podagee wrote:clems remark was posted in the community site to the testers:
here it is:
http://community.linuxmint.com/iso/view/109
scroll down the page until you see clems post

Thanks :wink: My understanding of that is that the backend used by Software Manager will get replaced or rewritten, but the Software Manager will remain in LM13.
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Re: software manager in mint 12 kde solution

Postby kiko53s on Thu Feb 09, 2012 2:34 pm

F.Y.I tried it worked fine for me... .thanks for the support!!!
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