Synaptic Package Manager

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Synaptic Package Manager
Synaptic.png
Synaptic Package Manager.png
A screenshot of Synaptic
Developer(s) Michael Vogt
Stable release 0.61 / December 6, 2007; 6 years ago (2007-12-06)
Operating system Linux
Type Package manager
License GPL
Website nongnu.org/synaptic

Synaptic is a computer program which is a GTK+ graphical user interface front-end to the Advanced Packaging Tool for the Debian package management system. Synaptic is usually used on systems based on deb packages but can also be used on systems based on RPM packages. It can be used to install, remove and upgrade software packages and to add repositories.