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[Synaptic-devel] Re: Third synaptic 0.50 pre-release

From: Carlos Betancourt
Subject: [Synaptic-devel] Re: Third synaptic 0.50 pre-release
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2004 15:59:18 +0200

Hi Mike.

I'm an apt-cache user on the command line; however, I'd like to find a
replacement to it. I've been trying synaptics and for the first time I'm
happy with a graphical frontend to apt-get.

Searches in synaptic do not provide the same results as in apt-cache; I
found out that the reason is that the 'find' function is case sensitive.
Just my 2(Euro)cents.

Thanks for such a nice tool!


On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 19:35, Michael Vogt wrote:
> Dear Friends,
> thanks a lot to all of you for your input. I put another version
> (0.50-0.3) of the coming synaptic release online. Add this line
> into your sources.list to get it:
> deb ./
> I tried to fix all bugs and minor issues that where reported to
> me. Some bigger stuff is postponed for later releases. Here are the
> most importend changes:
> * "--upgrade-mode" commandline switch that will perform a update and 
>   then a upgrade (for use with apt-watch)
> * new filter "Upgradable (upstream)": only show packages with changed
>   upstream version
> * various small UI updates
> * various updates for spelling or wording
> * documentation updates
> * various small bug fixes
> If nothing serious is reported in the next few days this will probably
> uploaded as version 0.50 and hopefully enter sarge later. 
> The tarball is available at:
> thanks,
>  Michael
> -- 
> Linux is not The Answer. Yes is the answer. Linux is The Question. - Neo

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