Free Software Magazine: Simple Package Management with Synaptic

“Synaptic is a graphical user interface (GUI) for managing
software packages on Debian-based distributions. If you are using
Debian or Ubuntu you will easily find Synaptic in the System Tools
menu or in the Administration menu. Synaptic uses the GTK graphic
libraries (GNOME’s ones). So, if you are using GNOME on your
debian-based distro you will probably have Synaptic installed as