Help!

Patrick Davies jpatrickdavies at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 11:08:26 CDT 2005


Try uncommenting (removing the # of) the first line of your sources.list file 
in /etc/apt/sources.list - right-click it and then actions click 'edit as 
root'. The first line should have something like:
deb cdrom:[Kubuntu 5.10...]/

After that do: sudo apt-get update in the console (maybe it would be better if 
you put the CD before you do that) then use apt to download what you want 
from the CD.
Such as - sudo apt-get install mozilla-firefox

On Tuesday 13 September 2005 13:45, Henri Honda wrote:
> Hello, out there!
>
> I just received my Ubuntu CD's, installed it without any problems BUT I'm
> having problems when I try to extract other programs and to install a
> modem.  I keep getting a message "You don't have the right permission to
> extract files from CD's".
>
> How can extract programs from CD's or the internet?  Of course since I
> cannot connect to the internet using Ubuntu, I have to use Windows.
>
> FYI, I used the default install.  I'm a newbie  with Linux so I don't know
> anything about it.
>
> Would really appreciate your help in this matter.  Otherwise, Ubuntu is not
> of much use except to play with the programs that came on the install CD.
>
> Thank you!
>
> Regards,
>
> Hank 7J9AAD

-- 
Patrick



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