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MintSlow2Boot
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Synaptic which one to install?

Postby MintSlow2Boot » Wed Jan 11, 2017 3:51 pm

I want to install Lazarus and FPC but both the Software Manager and Synaptic show multiple options. All line items with about equal size downloads for each similar component.

FPC has 6 and Lazarus about 12. All with almost identical descriptions and all with the same version number.

How do I know which ones to use?

I tried downloading the deb files but the GDebi suggest I use the Software Manager version but doesn't say which on them to use.

Thanks

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Re: Synaptic which one to install?

Postby MintBean » Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:05 pm

In both instances having searched for the name, go for the top option in the list returned, the one with all the stars next to it, or just type

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apt install lazarus fpc
at the command line.


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