How to install Synaptic manager 0.84.3 on Ubuntu 18.04

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.

Installation

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:
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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
Ubutnu_menu

Give the password for as current login user
user_credential

Synaptic application
synaptic_application

The version of Synaptic can be found in Help-> About
synaptic_version

With this, the method to install Synaptic 0.84.3 on Ubuntu 18.04 comes to an end.


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