[ATrpms-users] Re: Couldn't find package Synaptic

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Wed Mar 16 15:23:31 CET 2005


On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 02:53:55PM +0100, Mogens Lunde wrote:
> I have now installed FC3 three times following the guidelines given at:
> http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/fcmyth.php
> 
> Doing an install of the ATrpms-kickstart like this:
> # rpm -Uvh
> http://atrpms.net/dist/fc3/atrpms-kickstart/atrpms-kickstart-25-1.rhfc3.at.i
> 386.rpm
> 
> Followed by successful update/ugrades:
> # apt-get update
> # apt-get dist-upgrade
> 
> I move on trying to install Synaptic:
> # apt-get install synaptic
> 
> But this results in an error message "Couldn't find package Synaptic".
> 
> Despite of a problem free install (until this point), I tried to run these
> commands as suggested by Jarod:
> # rm -f /var/lib/rpm/__db*
> # rpm -vv --rebuilddb
> 
> But nothing seems to help :-(( And having installed FC3 from scratch three
> consequtive times the last two days makes me feel a bit lost!

do you need synaptic that badly? You can follow Jarod's guide w/o
synaptic.

synaptic is not in stable because it depends on libraries that are not
in stable.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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