Since I upgraded my Debian version to Buster I am not able to see the long description of the packages in synaptic wich affect the way I search for them. I thing is maybe a configuration issue but could not figure out how solve the problem. Any idea of how fix it will be helpful.enter image description here

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    Do you mean the window containing the description is missing? Can you make a screenshot to illustrate what you mean? – Freddy Oct 20 '19 at 18:07
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    I added a screenshot of synaptic with a package selected – Antonio Orizondo Leyva Oct 20 '19 at 21:04
  • Thank you. It does indeed look buggy. I started synaptic with sudo LANG=es_AR.utf8 synaptic to see what happens when I use a different locale and it looks pretty normal here. – Freddy Oct 21 '19 at 0:08
  • Thanks for the comment, setting the LANG variable gave me a clue how solve the problem – Antonio Orizondo Leyva Oct 25 '19 at 19:07

The problem was the setting Acquire::Languages {"none";}; in the configuration of apt placed in/etc/apt/apt.conf file. Once the line was removed and ran apt update the problem was solved.

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