I have installed the new release of Stretch for the Pi 3 B+. Apt goes to the Inrelease on the mirror and it does not seem to have the games? I like the Gnome-mahjongg package, but apt-cache search finds no mahjongg or card games. Only game in the pixel desktop is Minecraft.


deb http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ stretch main contrib non-free rpi
# Uncomment line below then 'apt-get update' to enable 'apt-get source'
#deb-src http://archive.raspbian.org/raspbian/ stretch main contrib non-free rpi

Why am I no longer able to find gnome-mahjongg or other similar games packages with apt?

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    @Joseph Have you tried running apt-get update to refresh the package lists first? Retry searching/installing after running that, if you haven't already. – Aurora0001 Mar 26 '18 at 19:44
  • Yes I did. I have two units with this version of stretch and results are the same. – Joseph T Tannenbaum Mar 26 '18 at 20:16
  • Thank you For your comments. The repository maintainers for the new pi must have done something, both units find the games now. – Joseph T Tannenbaum Mar 29 '18 at 1:14

Something is wrong with your set up.

Are you sure you have updated the package lists?

pi3b:~ $ apt-cache search mahjong
gnome-mahjongg - classic Eastern tile game for GNOME
kajongg - classical Mah Jongg game
kdegames-mahjongg-data - tilesets and backgrounds for Mahjongg games
kdegames-mahjongg-data-kf5 - tilesets and backgrounds for Mahjongg games
kmahjongg - mahjongg solitaire game
kshisen - Shisen-Sho solitaire game
libkf5kmahjongglib-dev - development files for the KDE kmahjongg library
libkf5kmahjongglib5 - shared library for kmahjongg and kshisen
libkmahjongglib-dev - development files for the KDE kmahjongg library
libkmahjongglib4 - shared library for kmahjongg and kshisen
mednafen - multi-platform emulator, including NES, GB/A, Lynx, PC Engine
pysolfc - collection of more than 1000 solitaire card games
xmahjongg - tile-based solitaire game

pi3b:~ $ cat /etc/os-release
PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)"
NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux"
VERSION="9 (stretch)"
pi3b:~ $ 

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