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How To Get The Synaptic Quick Filter Back in Debian Wheezy

After installing Wheezy, I noticed the quick filter was missing in Synaptic. In many ways it’s much more convenient than Ctrl + F, so I wasn’t enthused, and I wasn’t alone. As superuser, run the following to get the quick filter back in Synaptic:

apt-get install apt-xapian-index

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