Access to repositories

Maynard Wright m-wright at eskimo.com
Sun Dec 24 05:20:35 GMT 2006


  The procedure using apt-get below worked fine after I eliminated "us" 
from the locations specified in /etc/apt/sources.list as suggested by 
Earl Violet.

Thanks to both of you,


Maynard

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D. Michael McIntyre wrote:

>On Saturday 23 December 2006 4:04 pm, Maynard Wright wrote:
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>>I reinstalled Kubuntu from scratch and the results are the same.
>>
>>Any thoughts?
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>Changing sources.list doesn't update the package lists.
>
>It looks like you want to Adept -> Fetch Updates and go from there, but I am 
>just guessing.  I don't actually use any graphical package managers, being a 
>dinosaur.
>
>If all else fails, you can edit sources.list, then
>
>sudo apt-get update
>sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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>which will get you completely up to date with all the latest versions of 
>packages in the repository.  From there, you can install missing applications 
>on an as-needed basis, probably even using the graphical tools like Adept and 
>Synaptic.  Definitely with apt-get and aptitude.
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