cannot install with apt-get

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 15:59:08 BST 2006


On 21/06/06, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> Please quote properly.  Quoting fixed to make sense...
>
> Terry Jacob wrote:
>
> > On Tuesday 20 June 2006 4:00 pm, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> >>
> >> Still, some apps, such as Amarok, require the installation disk. How
> >> do I tell apt-get to install from the web only?
> >>
> > Quite easy, remove the CD as a source and update then install :)
>
> That won't help.  It requires the install CD because the version on the CD
> is more recent than anything it can find on the web - which would mean that
> the /etc/apt/sources.list configuration doesn't include any useful
> repositories for Amarok on the web.  In fact, I get mine from:
>
> deb http://kubuntu.org/packages/amarok-14 dapper main

That's a repo for a single package? It'd be maddening to configure a
repo for every package that one must install. And as soon as I removed
the lines corresponding to the cdrom, it installed fine from the web.

Dotan Cohen

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