Using Synaptic on PCLinuxOS
Desktop Training - PCLinuxOS

 By clicking on the Synaptic Package Manager icon synaptic package manager on your toolbar will bring up a window asking for the root password.

enter the root password

The Synaptic window shows us a list of packages including update packages that can be installed. 


Install a package by double clicking it or clicking the check box and selecting Mark for Installation. A package with a shaded check box has already been installed.

Mark for installation

Now we need to confirm we want to apply these changes. 

apply changes

After clicking apply we can see the packages files being downloaded 

downloading package files