Disabling deb-src by default

Bryan Quigley bryan.quigley at canonical.com
Thu Jan 28 20:48:05 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 3:52 AM, Martin Pitt <martin.pitt at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Usama Akkad [2016-01-28 10:38 +0200]:
>> Source packages are enabled by default.
> We don't enable them by default on cloud images, so I guess it can't
> be a legal requirement to have them.

I've always been a little confused by cloud images in that regard.

On first boot:
$apt-get source firefox
...E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list

After one apt-get update:
It works fine, they were in the sources the whole time.


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