Error in the terminal trying to fix an error with synaptic Manager

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at
Thu Sep 13 19:50:55 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 23:50 -0700, ashley benton wrote:
> Thank you for your quick answer, but can you tell me how I find the public key?

The public key usually is somewhere on the site where you got the name
of the repository from, " etch". By the way,
usually it is not advisable to install packages for Debian in Ubuntu. 

> And if it is only a transient problem why does it do it since almost a week now and what can I do about it? 

This is weird, the main security server was certainly not down. I think
the problem is at your end, which is supported by what you wrote next:

> I push the reload button in synaptic package manager and now I have this message:
> W: Duplicate sources.list entry edgy-security/restricted Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_edgy-security_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
> W: Duplicate sources.list entry edgy-security/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_edgy-security_main_binary-i386_Packages)
> W: Duplicate sources.list entry edgy-security/multiverse Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_edgy-security_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages)
> Do I leave it like that or can I do something about it?

Please post the contents of the file /etc/apt/sources.list. Something
seems wrong there.

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