How to install missing synaptic manager in Ubuntu 11.10

Synaptic manager is no longer pre installed in Ubuntu 11.10 and other higher versions of Ubuntu. At first sight, it might look like missing or a faulty Ubuntu installation but it can be installed in simple steps.  

Installing from software-center

Install synaptic by searching in the software-center for synaptic and clicking on Synaptic Package Manager

Installing from command line or Terminal

Open the terminal, and type:
$sudo apt-get install synaptic

Starting Synaptic

To start Synaptic, goto 

System > Administration > "Synaptic Package Manager"
If you are using the Unity interface, open the dash and search for synaptic

Synaptic manager in Ubuntu 11.10
                                        

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