Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> Quick question - is there a difference between the apt database and the
> one used by Synaptic? I updated a fresh install, did the downloads,
> changed the software sources to match what my other workstation had, but
> when I did a "quick search" for openssh-server on the new one it didn't
> appear. My other workstation did have it appear.
I've just started up Synaptic and above the search window it said
'rebuilding search index' and after about a minute this changed to
So I think it uses the same database of packages but it may use a
difference search index. I've no idea how to force it to update this.
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