To install Synaptic manager 0.84.3 on Ubuntu 18.04
Synaptic is a GTK+-based graphical user interface for APT —the Package management system used by Debian and its derivatives. Synaptic is usually used on systems based on deb packages but can also be used on systems based on RPM packages. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of Synaptic on Ubuntu 18.04.
Update the system repository using the following command
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Hit:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
Install the Synaptic package using the following command
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install synaptic -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: apache2-bin apache2-data apache2-utils libapr1 libaprutil1 libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3 libaprutil1-ldap Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: docbook-xml libept1.5.0 libgtk2-perl libpango-perl librarian0 rarian-compat sgml-base sgml-data xml-core Suggested packages: docbook docbook-dsssl docbook-xsl docbook-defguide libgtk2-perl-doc sgml-base-doc perlsgml w3-recs opensp libxml2-utils dwww menu deborphan apt-xapian-index tasksel debhelper The following NEW packages will be installed: . . Setting up sgml-base (1.29) ... Setting up libept1.5.0:amd64 (1.1+nmu3build1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1) ... Setting up xml-core (0.18) ... Setting up libpango-perl (1.227-2build1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ... Setting up libgtk2-perl (2:1.24992-1build1) ... Setting up synaptic (0.84.3ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for sgml-base (1.29) ... Setting up sgml-data (2.0.10) ... Processing triggers for sgml-base (1.29) ... Setting up docbook-xml (4.5-8) ... Processing triggers for sgml-base (1.29) ... Setting up rarian-compat (0.8.1-6build1) ...
Once Installation is done you can access the Synaptic from the Menu as shown here
Give the password for as current login user
The version of Synaptic can be found in Help-> About
With this, the method to install Synaptic 0.84.3 on Ubuntu 18.04 comes to an end.
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