Ubuntu Installation :: 11.04 Upgrade - Synaptic Package Manager Not Working

Jul 31, 2011

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 from Ubuntu 10.10. After the upgrade, I wanted to do a system cleanup using Synaptic Package Manager. After, I have marked a package for removal, the "Apply" button is still shaded, i.e., I am not able to click the "Apply" button. The "Apply" button is still not functional even I am able to download and install packages.

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Sep 30, 2010

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I've tried all the solutions I could find on these forums and nothing works. The sudo suggestions for Terminal usually produce error codes. adjusting a line in the 'hosts' file. When I tried this I was presented with the obstacle of not having access to the read-only file, and no matter how much I searched I couldn't find how to gain access . While investigating all these possible solutions, I was directed in turn to the Software Sources and Synaptic Package Manager applications, but when I attempted to start them, 'Starting Administrative Application' appeared briefly on the taskbar - and then disappeared!

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Code:
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