how to enable universe packages through black prompt

Gérard BIGOT gerard.bigot at
Fri Sep 7 15:50:48 UTC 2007

On 9/7/07, ahmed fawzy <thedarkangel55 at> wrote:
> hello
> i have a problem during installtion of ubuntu , and i want to enable
> universe packages to install cabextract
> when i write this:
> "sudo apt-get install cabextract" =>tell me  "Couldn't find package
> cabextract".
> so unverse packege must be enabled plz tell me the code to enable it
> plzzzz
> thx

the repositories are defined in /etc/apt/sources.lst  as root (sudo)

simply edit it and add  universe where needed.

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