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[SOLVED] Synaptic does nothing...

Postby c++ » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:58 am

howdy folks

just installed LMDE and synaptic does not show any update , and i have a lot ... :

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# apt upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
  blueberry cinnamon cinnamon-common cinnamon-screensaver mintmenu mintsources
  mintupdate mintwelcome
The following packages will be upgraded:
  apt-xapian-index base-files bind9-host binutils bluetooth bluez bluez-cups
  bluez-obexd ca-certificates cinnamon-control-center
  cinnamon-control-center-data cinnamon-desktop-data cinnamon-l10n
  cinnamon-screensaver-pam-helper cinnamon-session cinnamon-session-common
  cinnamon-settings-daemon cinnamon-themes curl debconf debconf-i18n
  debian-archive-keyring dns-root-data dnsmasq-base dnsutils eject firefox
  folder-color-switcher fonts-opensymbol freerdp-x11 ghostscript ghostscript-x
  gir1.2-cinnamondesktop-3.0 gir1.2-cmenu-3.0 gir1.2-cvc-1.0 gir1.2-evince-3.0
  gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0 gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-1.0 gir1.2-gstreamer-1.0
  gir1.2-gtk-2.0 gir1.2-mate-panel gir1.2-meta-muffin-0.0 gir1.2-nemo-3.0
  gir1.2-soup-2.4 gir1.2-xapp-1.0 gir1.2-xplayer-1.0 gnome-media
  gnome-screenshot gnome-settings-daemon gnupg gpgv gstreamer1.0-alsa
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-base gstreamer1.0-plugins-base-apps
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-good gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio gstreamer1.0-tools
  gstreamer1.0-x gtk2-engines-pixbuf guile-2.0-libs icoutils
  imagemagick-common initramfs-tools irqbalance libbind9-90 libbluetooth3
  libc-bin libc-dev-bin libc6 libc6-dev libcaja-extension1
  libcinnamon-control-center1 libcinnamon-desktop4 libcinnamon-menu-3-0
  libcscreensaver0 libcurl3 libcurl3-gnutls libcvc0 libdns-export100 libdns100
  libdvdnav4 libevdocument3-4 libevent-2.0-5 libevview3-3 libexpat1 libffi6
  libfreerdp-cache1.1 libfreerdp-client1.1 libfreerdp-codec1.1
  libfreerdp-common1.1.0 libfreerdp-core1.1 libfreerdp-crypto1.1
  libfreerdp-gdi1.1 libfreerdp-locale1.1 libfreerdp-primitives1.1
  libfreerdp-rail1.1 libfreerdp-utils1.1 libfreetype6 libgail-common libgail18
  libgcrypt20 libgd3 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-common
  libgnutls-deb0-28 libgnutls-openssl27 libgraphite2-3 libgs9 libgs9-common
  libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0 libgstreamer1.0-0 libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin
  libgtk2.0-common libicu52 libindicate-gtk3 libindicate5 libirs-export91
  libisc-export95 libisc95 libisccc90 libisccfg-export90 libisccfg90
  libjasper1 libjbig2dec0 liblcms2-2 liblcms2-utils libldap-2.4-2 liblwres90
  libmagickcore-6.q16-2 libmagickwand-6.q16-2 libmate-desktop-2-17
  libmate-menu2 libmate-panel-applet-4-1 libmateweather-common libmateweather1
  libmuffin0 libmwaw-0.3-3 libnemo-extension1 libnss3 libnss3-1d
  libpam-modules libpam-modules-bin libpam0g libperl5.20 libpurple-bin
  libpurple0 libreoffice-base libreoffice-base-core libreoffice-base-drivers
  libreoffice-calc libreoffice-common libreoffice-core libreoffice-draw
  libreoffice-emailmerge libreoffice-gnome libreoffice-gtk
  libreoffice-help-en-us libreoffice-impress libreoffice-java-common
  libreoffice-math libreoffice-ogltrans libreoffice-pdfimport
  libreoffice-presentation-minimizer libreoffice-sdbc-hsqldb
  libreoffice-writer librtmp1 libsane libsane-common libsmbclient
  libsoup-gnome2.4-1 libsoup2.4-1 libssl1.0.0 libtasn1-6 libtiff5 libwbclient0
  libwinpr-crt0.1 libwinpr-crypto0.1 libwinpr-dsparse0.1
  libwinpr-environment0.1 libwinpr-file0.1 libwinpr-handle0.1 libwinpr-heap0.1
  libwinpr-input0.1 libwinpr-interlocked0.1 libwinpr-library0.1
  libwinpr-path0.1 libwinpr-pool0.1 libwinpr-registry0.1 libwinpr-rpc0.1
  libwinpr-sspi0.1 libwinpr-synch0.1 libwinpr-sysinfo0.1 libwinpr-thread0.1
  libwinpr-utils0.1 libxapp1 libxfont1 libxfreerdp-client1.1 libxml2
  libxplayer0 libxpm4 libxreaderdocument3 libxreaderview3 libxslt1.1
  linux-compiler-gcc-4.8-x86 linux-headers-3.16.0-4-amd64
  linux-headers-3.16.0-4-common linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64 linux-libc-dev
  locales login mate-desktop mate-desktop-common mate-menus mate-panel
  mate-panel-common mate-polkit mate-polkit-common mdm mint-artwork-mate
  mint-common mint-mdm-themes-html mint-mirrors mint-themes mint-themes-gtk3
  mint-translations mint-upgrade-info mint-x-icons mintbackup mintinstall
  mintlocale mintnanny mintstick mintsystem mintupload mozo muffin-common
  multiarch-support nemo nemo-data nemo-emblems nemo-fileroller
  nemo-folder-color-switcher nemo-share ntfs-3g openjdk-7-jre
  openjdk-7-jre-headless openssl openvpn os-prober passwd perl perl-base
  perl-modules pidgin pidgin-data pix pix-data python-cryptography python-jwt
  python-libxml2 python-mate-menu python-nemo python-requests python-samba
  python-urllib3 python3-jwt python3-uno samba-common samba-common-bin
  samba-libs sane-utils smbclient sudo tcpdump thunderbird tzdata tzdata-java
  uno-libs3 unzip ure vim-common vim-tiny wget wpasupplicant xapps-common xed
  xed-common xplayer xplayer-common xplayer-plugins xreader xreader-common
  xserver-common xserver-xorg-core xsltproc xviewer xwayland
298 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded.
Need to get 439 MB of archives.
After this operation, 30.0 MB of additional disk space will be used.
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Re: Synaptic does nothing...

Postby Moem » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:10 am

Synaptics isn't for updates. Try the Updater.
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Re: Synaptic does nothing...

Postby c++ » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:46 am

thx dude !

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Re: Synaptic does nothing...

Postby Moem » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:55 am

You're welcome, ma'am. :wink:
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Re: Synaptic does nothing...

Postby Flemur » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:59 am

Moem wrote:Synaptics isn't for updates. Try the Updater.

I use synaptic for updates and never use the updater.

I use a non-crippled Ubuntu version which allows you to "mark all updates", but the Mint version, which I just ran, shows the updates; it just won't let you mark them for update.
Xubuntu 17.10/fluxbox/pulse-less
Mint 18.2 Xfce/fluxbox/pulse-less
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Re: Synaptic does nothing...

Postby c++ » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:03 am

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Re: Synaptic does nothing...

Postby Flemur » Fri Nov 03, 2017 11:42 am

c++ wrote:
Flemur wrote:I use synaptic for updates

how so , homie ?

gksudo synaptic
Hit "Reload" (which means "Update")
Status -> Click "Upgradable" if it's there. Shows the packages which can upgraded.
Rt-click "Mark all for upgrade" (or just mark some of them). "Apply". Then they're all upgraded.

But like I said, this is the not-crippled Ubuntu version of synaptic. The Mint version shows packages which can be upgraded, but for some perverse reason it won't allow you to mark them for upgrade.

I use synaptic because I have some packages "Pinned" (which means "Don't upgrade") and "apt" ignores that list tries to upgrade them. I've never used the "upgrade manager" or whatever it's called.
Xubuntu 17.10/fluxbox/pulse-less
Mint 18.2 Xfce/fluxbox/pulse-less
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Re: [SOLVED] Synaptic does nothing...

Postby c++ » Fri Nov 03, 2017 1:00 pm

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Re: [SOLVED] Synaptic does nothing...

Postby Moem » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:28 pm

c++ wrote:Uninstalled !

It's up to you, but keep in mind that there is a risk involved in uninstalling default applications. There may be dependencies.
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Re: [SOLVED] Synaptic does nothing...

Postby karlchen » Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:56 pm

C++, you uninstalled what? The Update Manager or Synaptic Package Manager?
Does the Linux Mint Update Manager not use Synaptic package manager in the background when actually installing the selected packages?
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Old bugs good, new bugs bad! Updates are evil: might fix old bugs and introduce no new ones.

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Re: [SOLVED] Synaptic does nothing...

Postby c++ » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:49 am

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# apt upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following packages have been kept back:
  blueberry cinnamon cinnamon-common cinnamon-screensaver mintmenu mintsources
  mintupdate mintwelcome
The following packages will be upgraded:
  apt-xapian-index base-files bind9-host binutils bluetooth bluez bluez-cups
  bluez-obexd ca-certificates cinnamon-control-center
  cinnamon-control-center-data cinnamon-desktop-data cinnamon-l10n
  cinnamon-screensaver-pam-helper cinnamon-session cinnamon-session-common
  cinnamon-settings-daemon cinnamon-themes curl debconf debconf-i18n
  debian-archive-keyring dns-root-data dnsmasq-base dnsutils eject firefox
  folder-color-switcher fonts-opensymbol freerdp-x11 ghostscript ghostscript-x
  gir1.2-cinnamondesktop-3.0 gir1.2-cmenu-3.0 gir1.2-cvc-1.0 gir1.2-evince-3.0
  gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0 gir1.2-gst-plugins-base-1.0 gir1.2-gstreamer-1.0
  gir1.2-gtk-2.0 gir1.2-mate-panel gir1.2-meta-muffin-0.0 gir1.2-nemo-3.0
  gir1.2-soup-2.4 gir1.2-xapp-1.0 gir1.2-xplayer-1.0 gnome-media
  gnome-screenshot gnome-settings-daemon gnupg gpgv gstreamer1.0-alsa
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-base gstreamer1.0-plugins-base-apps
  gstreamer1.0-plugins-good gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio gstreamer1.0-tools
  gstreamer1.0-x gtk2-engines-pixbuf guile-2.0-libs icoutils
  imagemagick-common initramfs-tools irqbalance libbind9-90 libbluetooth3
  libc-bin libc-dev-bin libc6 libc6-dev libcaja-extension1
  libcinnamon-control-center1 libcinnamon-desktop4 libcinnamon-menu-3-0
  libcscreensaver0 libcurl3 libcurl3-gnutls libcvc0 libdns-export100 libdns100
  libdvdnav4 libevdocument3-4 libevent-2.0-5 libevview3-3 libexpat1 libffi6
  libfreerdp-cache1.1 libfreerdp-client1.1 libfreerdp-codec1.1
  libfreerdp-common1.1.0 libfreerdp-core1.1 libfreerdp-crypto1.1
  libfreerdp-gdi1.1 libfreerdp-locale1.1 libfreerdp-primitives1.1
  libfreerdp-rail1.1 libfreerdp-utils1.1 libfreetype6 libgail-common libgail18
  libgcrypt20 libgd3 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-common
  libgnutls-deb0-28 libgnutls-openssl27 libgraphite2-3 libgs9 libgs9-common
  libgstreamer-plugins-base1.0-0 libgstreamer1.0-0 libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2.0-bin
  libgtk2.0-common libicu52 libindicate-gtk3 libindicate5 libirs-export91
  libisc-export95 libisc95 libisccc90 libisccfg-export90 libisccfg90
  libjasper1 libjbig2dec0 liblcms2-2 liblcms2-utils libldap-2.4-2 liblwres90
  libmagickcore-6.q16-2 libmagickwand-6.q16-2 libmate-desktop-2-17
  libmate-menu2 libmate-panel-applet-4-1 libmateweather-common libmateweather1
  libmuffin0 libmwaw-0.3-3 libnemo-extension1 libnss3 libnss3-1d
  libpam-modules libpam-modules-bin libpam0g libperl5.20 libpurple-bin
  libpurple0 libreoffice-base libreoffice-base-core libreoffice-base-drivers
  libreoffice-calc libreoffice-common libreoffice-core libreoffice-draw
  libreoffice-emailmerge libreoffice-gnome libreoffice-gtk
  libreoffice-help-en-us libreoffice-impress libreoffice-java-common
  libreoffice-math libreoffice-ogltrans libreoffice-pdfimport
  libreoffice-presentation-minimizer libreoffice-sdbc-hsqldb
  libreoffice-writer librtmp1 libsane libsane-common libsmbclient
  libsoup-gnome2.4-1 libsoup2.4-1 libssl1.0.0 libtasn1-6 libtiff5 libwbclient0
  libwinpr-crt0.1 libwinpr-crypto0.1 libwinpr-dsparse0.1
  libwinpr-environment0.1 libwinpr-file0.1 libwinpr-handle0.1 libwinpr-heap0.1
  libwinpr-input0.1 libwinpr-interlocked0.1 libwinpr-library0.1
  libwinpr-path0.1 libwinpr-pool0.1 libwinpr-registry0.1 libwinpr-rpc0.1
  libwinpr-sspi0.1 libwinpr-synch0.1 libwinpr-sysinfo0.1 libwinpr-thread0.1
  libwinpr-utils0.1 libxapp1 libxfont1 libxfreerdp-client1.1 libxml2
  libxplayer0 libxpm4 libxreaderdocument3 libxreaderview3 libxslt1.1
  linux-compiler-gcc-4.8-x86 linux-headers-3.16.0-4-amd64
  linux-headers-3.16.0-4-common linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64 linux-libc-dev
  locales login mate-desktop mate-desktop-common mate-menus mate-panel
  mate-panel-common mate-polkit mate-polkit-common mdm mint-artwork-mate
  mint-common mint-mdm-themes-html mint-mirrors mint-themes mint-themes-gtk3
  mint-translations mint-upgrade-info mint-x-icons mintbackup mintinstall
  mintlocale mintnanny mintstick mintsystem mintupload mozo muffin-common
  multiarch-support nemo nemo-data nemo-emblems nemo-fileroller
  nemo-folder-color-switcher nemo-share ntfs-3g openjdk-7-jre
  openjdk-7-jre-headless openssl openvpn os-prober passwd perl perl-base
  perl-modules pidgin pidgin-data pix pix-data python-cryptography python-jwt
  python-libxml2 python-mate-menu python-nemo python-requests python-samba
  python-urllib3 python3-jwt python3-uno samba-common samba-common-bin
  samba-libs sane-utils smbclient sudo tcpdump thunderbird tzdata tzdata-java
  uno-libs3 unzip ure vim-common vim-tiny wget wpasupplicant xapps-common xed
  xed-common xplayer xplayer-common xplayer-plugins xreader xreader-common
  xserver-common xserver-xorg-core xsltproc xviewer xwayland
298 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded.
Need to get 439 MB of archives.
After this operation, 30.0 MB of additional disk space will be used.
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It is imperative to update ?

tia !

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Re: [SOLVED] Synaptic does nothing...

Postby Moem » Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:20 am

You'll probably get better help, if you answer questions, that people ask you to be able to help you better.
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