Synaptic – How to Use Synaptic Package Manager for Downloading Packages


I new to Ubuntu, and have just installed Synaptic. I want to Know how to use it for downloading packages and and software.Please help.

Best Answer

Synaptic Package Manager is used for installing debian packages and not for downloading source code of a particular package.To install a package through synaptic follow the below steps.

  • Open synaptic package manager from Dash.

  • Search for the package you have to install.

  • After finding it,right click on it and select Mark for installation.And select Apply.

  • Package will be installed successfully.

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