Mintupdate only shows updates after updating synaptic

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Mintupdate only shows updates after updating synaptic

Postby HeinzVoerbakje on Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:19 pm

Hi all,

The title says it all, most of the time MintUpdate only shows updates after I refreshed the package-list in Synaptic (If I want to install some programs I first update the Synaptic packagelist). Is this normal behavior?

Thank you, HeinzVoerbakje
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Re: Mintupdate only shows updates after updating synaptic

Postby rivenought on Mon Jun 30, 2008 12:49 pm

It seems that when I use mintUpdate and click "refresh," wait a few seconds, and then refresh it again, I am presented with new updates if they are available. It is just a little quirk that several people have mentioned in a few threads. If you want to read them, they are easily searched.

After reading your post, I just tried the Synaptic reload and then opening mintUpdate, but it did not do anything differently on my end. I guess the double-refresh works for my system.

I have not needed to use Synaptic yet since all of the programs I need have been available in the Mint Software Portal. I reloaded Synaptic anyway, just for fun. Perhaps someone else has some new info to share.
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