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NAME

       synaptic - graphical management of software packages

SYNOPSIS

       synaptic [options]

DESCRIPTION

       Synaptic  is a frontend for the apt package managent system.  It allows
       you to perform all actions of  the  command  line  tool  apt-get  in  a
       graphical environemnt. This includes installing, upgrading, downgrading
       and removing of single packages or even upgrading your whole system.

       A manual with detailed instructions can be found in the  help  menu  of
       Synaptic.

OPTIONS

       Synaptic  accepts all of the standard Gtk+ toolkit command line options
       as well as the following:

       -f, --filter-file=filename
              specify an alternative filter settings file

       -i, --initial-filter=int
              apply the filter with number int at startup

       -o, --option=option
              set an internal option (experts only)

AUTHORS

       Synaptic   was   originally   developed   by    Alfredo    K.    Kojima
       <kojima@conectiva.com.br>.  His last official release was 0.16. Michael
       Vogt <mvo@debian.org> took over his CVS version, that already  included
       a  nearly  complete  port to Gtk+. Michael completed the port and added
       new features. See the NEWS file for the user visible changes from  that
       point  on.  Conectiva is still involved in the development of synaptic.
       Gustavo Niemeyer <niemeyer@conectiva.com> is  doing  a  great  deal  of
       work.

       All development is done at http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/synaptic

       This    manual   page   was   originally   written   by   Wybo   Dekker
       <wybo@servalys.nl> and Michael Vogt <mvo@debian.org>  and  modified  by
       Sebastian Heinlein <sebastian.heinlein@campus.lmu.de>.

COPYRIGHT

       Copyright  (C)  2001-2004 Conectiva S/A

       Copyright  (C)  2002-2004 Michael Vogt

       There  is  NO  warranty.   You may redistribute this software under the
       terms of  the  GNU General  Public License.  For more information about
       these matters, see the files named COPYING.

                                  Mar 4, 2004                      SYNAPTIC(8)