Install Synaptic Package Manager On Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

In this Ubuntu Tutorial post, we will show you the process to install the synaptic package manager on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Synaptic Package Manager helps you to install, remove, configure, or upgrade software packages in Ubuntu. It is the graphical front-end to apt or Advanced Package Tool that is similar to apt command. You can also browse, sort, and search the list of available software packages, manage repositories, or upgrade the Ubuntu. You can also fix the broken package dependencies using Synaptic.

How To Install Synaptic Package Manager On Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Synaptic Package Manager Via Software-center.

Synaptic Package Manager is already available in the Ubuntu software center. You can easily install by searching it.

Install Synaptic Package Manager Via Command.

Run the following command in your terminal to install the Synaptic Package Manager with the following command.

sudo apt-get install synaptic

Now, after installing, you can easily launch Synaptic by going through the following steps. You can also launch it from the application menu.

System > Administration > “Synaptic Package Manager

Just in case if you are not able to start Synaptic Package Manager  then at that time you need  to install policykit in your operating system. Run the following commands according to your Linux based operating system.

For the Mate Desktop Environment:

sudo apt install mate-polkit

For Cinnamon, XFCE and Unity Desktop Environment:

sudo apt install policykit-1-gnome

For LXQt –

sudo apt install lxqt-policykit

For LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment):

sudo apt install lxpolkit

You can easily install any packages from the Synaptic Package Manager by searching the package name that you wants to install.

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