Install Synaptic on Nintendo Switch
Advanced APT-package-management tool
To run: Menu -> Preferences -> Synaptic Package Manager
To run in terminal: sudo synaptic
Fortunately, Synaptic is very easy to install on your Nintendo Switch in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nintendo Switch.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Synaptic.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Switchroot L4T Ubuntu Jammy, which is currently version 5.1.2 Ubuntu Jammy.
Synaptic will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nintendo Switch with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Synaptic.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the System Management category.
Now scroll down to find Synaptic in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Synaptic for you!