Package description says synctex is included, but synctex is not available

Bug #1205706 reported by firefeather
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gedit-plugins (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Andreas Moog

Bug Description

The description for the gedit-plugins package reads, in part, "The following plugins are included: [...] * SyncTeX: Synchronize between LaTeX and PDF with gedit and evince."

With the gedit-plugins package installed, I start up gedit and open the preferences dialog, click on the plugins tab, and find the following plugins listed (note that there is nothing for SyncTeX):
 * Bookmarks
 * Bracket Completion
 * Change Case
 * Character Map
 * Code comment
 * Color Picker
 * Commander
 * Dashboard
 * Document Statistics
 * Draw Spaces
 * Embedded Terminal
 * External Tools
 * File Browser Panel
 * Insert Date/Time
 * Join/Split Lines
 * Modelines
 * Multi Edit
 * Python Console
 * Quick Open
 * R integration
 * Session Saver
 * Smart Spaces
 * Snippets
 * Sort
 * Spell Checker
 * Tag list
 * Text Size
 * Word Completion
 * Zeitgeist dataprovider

Additionally, the source package contains the python script "", but no such file is listed under installed files for gedit-plugins in Synaptic.

I am running Ubuntu 13.04, and have gedit-plugins version 3.6.1-0ubuntu2 from raring/universe i386 Packages.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: gedit-plugins 3.6.1-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-26.38-generic
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-26-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8.1
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Jul 27 12:56:30 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2010-01-09 (1295 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release i386 (20091028.5)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: gedit-plugins
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to raring on 2013-04-25 (92 days ago)

Revision history for this message
firefeather (firefeather) wrote :
Andreas Moog (ampelbein)
Changed in gedit-plugins (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
importance: Undecided → Low
assignee: nobody → Andreas Moog (amoog)
Andreas Moog (ampelbein)
Changed in gedit-plugins (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gedit-plugins - 3.8.3-0ubuntu3

gedit-plugins (3.8.3-0ubuntu3) saucy; urgency=low

  * debian/ Explicitly build-depend on libdbus-1-dev to enable
    synctex plugin (LP: #1205706)
 -- Andreas Moog <email address hidden> Sun, 28 Jul 2013 19:47:57 +0200

Changed in gedit-plugins (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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