Synaptic "Quick Search" box inaccessible

Bug #663795 reported by Henson Sturgill on 2010-10-20
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lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

In Lubuntu, the Synaptic Package Manager's "Quick Search" box is greyed out and will not accept text input. Using Ctrl+F or clicking the Search button to access the full search works fine.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: lubuntu-desktop 0.18
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-22.34-generic 2.6.35.4
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-22-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Oct 20 06:28:17 2010
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - i386 (20101010)
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: lubuntu-meta

Henson Sturgill (lub4t1c) wrote :
Henson Sturgill (lub4t1c) wrote :

Problem can be solved by installing package apt-xapian-index.
In a terminal, type:
sudo apt-get install apt-xapian-index

Phill Whiteside (phillw) wrote :

The auto search is disabled deliberately as it can cause users on low specification machines to think that their computer has frozen. As you see above, you can add it. I will add a further note to the documentation area about it.

Changed in lubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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