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Handyman
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Software Manager dead after update

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I just updated my Mint 5 systems with the new Mint tools released yesterday.

Clicking Elyssa, Software Manager, results in absolutely nothing happening.

I had the same experience on my laptop and my desktop machines. I rebooted after the install. Please advise.

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Same problem here.

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Ditto :?

But if I launch it via MintMenu > Administration > MintInstall, it will launch.
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Katzedecimal wrote:Ditto :?

But if I launch it via MintMenu > Administration > MintInstall, it will launch.
When I launch MintInstall this way, I see the small window with three tabs (Linux Mint, removed.net, APT), same as before the update.

I was expecting to see the software installer similar to what is included with Mint 6 (larger window with category in the left column, applications in the right). Isn't that what the "Software Manager" is?

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Did you right click on the menu and choose refresh plugins?

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I rebooted... but I just now tried that too, but it didn't help. Thanks.

EDIT: Synaptic shows I still have version 3.9 of Mintinstall, with latest version being 5.3.6. Mintupdate, however, shows that my system is up to date... !

I upgraded Mintinstall using synaptic and now I have the latest version.

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Handyman wrote:I rebooted... but I just now tried that too, but it didn't help. Thanks.

EDIT: Synaptic shows I still have version 3.9 of Mintinstall, with latest version being 5.3.6. Mintupdate, however, shows that my system is up to date... !

I upgraded Mintinstall using synaptic and now I have the latest version.
I had to do the same here, now I have the latest version and working fine.

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