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cuppajoeman

So I just installed Ubuntu on a new pc, and then when I downloaded synergy for Ubuntu x64 I try and install it but it never loads, just asks for password, I put it in. Then nothing happens. I will show some pictures of those steps in order. Thanks for any help in advance.

 

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GranPaSmurf

Have you been able to install other programs on 18.04? Tried a reboot and then install?

I'm using it too, and I didn't see this issue.

 

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Davewill

Try installing it manually from the command line so you can see the output from the actual install process.

$ sudo apt-get install <deb file>

 

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cuppajoeman

Ok I tried again through the terminal and here were my results, I also couldn't help and noticed that the download size was 0 bytes. 20180506_150550.jpg20180506_151702.jpg

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Davewill

My bad, the command line should have been:

sudo apt install /path/to/deb/file

You can also use:

sudo dpkg -i /path/to/deb/file

followed by

sudo apt-get install -f 

 

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cuppajoeman

Just tried installing it again from the site, and it seems to have worked now. Who knows... 

 

Thanks for the help guys!

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Guest Andrew Nelless

This could be related to the issue discussed in the other thread, and may be fixed in 2.0.11 (due out today)

 

 

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  • 3 weeks later...

For what its worth I had to install libcurl3 for the installer to work using the sudo apt install method above, once I installed libcurl3 (sudo apt install libcurl3) everything worked great.

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