edit source list /etc/apt/sources.list
art.alexion at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 20:48:02 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 03 December 2008 1:30:48 am Jerry Lapham wrote:
> If you're using Dolphin in KDE 3.5.10 go to /etc/apt/ and right click on
> sources.list. Select Actions > Edit as root. Type in your password and
> KWrite should open allowing you to edit and save sources.list.
> If not, you could open Konsole, cd to /etc/apt and type
> kdesudo kate source.list
> kdesudo kwrite source.list
> input your password, edit, and save.
On a side note, I have really been enjoying using ne for editing files as
root. ne is a console based editor, but the keybindings are mostly what X
editor users are familiar with using. Convenient drop down menus, etc.
Not part of the default install, though it should be.
sudo aptitude update && sudo aptitude install ne
Now to edit sources.list, just type
sudo ne /etc/apt/sources.list
I only use kate on files where syntax color coding is useful. Otherwise, its
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