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prohc
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software manager

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I'm running mint 17.3 cinnamon and the software manager will not open. when I try to open it, a box open up to put in my password, after I do that, nothing happens. Can I uninstall the software manager and reinstall it and see if that work?

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WharfRat
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Re: software manager

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prohc wrote:I'm running mint 17.3 cinnamon and the software manager will not open. when I try to open it, a box open up to put in my password, after I do that, nothing happens. Can I uninstall the software manager and reinstall it and see if that work?
Try opening it from the terminal to see if there are any error messages

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mintupdate
If that doesn't work try

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gksudo mintupdate
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Re: software manager

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@WharfRat:
It is about Software Manager, not Update Manager.

Obviously a misreading. So the correct command would be

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mintinstall

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Re: software manager

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Cosmo. wrote:@WharfRat:
It is about Software Manager, not Update Manager.
It was late and I was tired :oops:

Thanks for correcting it :wink:
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Re: software manager

Post by Cosmo. »

I don't know, how often this has happened to me. :wink: My solace is, that only there no errors do happen, where nobody is working - and even that is not sure. :roll:

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