Hi! I'm new to UBUNTU!
calcpage at aol.com
Wed Jun 2 22:46:59 UTC 2010
On Jun 2, 2010, at 5:47 PM, Calcpage <calcpage at aol.com> wrote:
> On Jun 2, 2010, at 3:59 PM, Maurice McCarthy <manselton at gmail.com>
>> On 2 June 2010 20:06, Calcpage <calcpage at aol.com> wrote:
>>> That was my original question: how do I update the mirrors!
>> Oops! Sorry. :-|
>> sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
>> then paste in a line such as
>> deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ isadora main upstream import
You mean all I need in sources.list is one URL??? That would be
great, cause I get errors mainly from a pile of urls that start with
>> save it and run
>> sudo aptitude update
>> Linux Mint is ubuntu derived and isadora is based on lucid lynx so
>> above line will work as it is.
>> Blow me down, if this does it!
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> OK, well, I suppose my original question should have been how do I
> find alternate mirrors to replace what's already in sources.list?
> Thanx so much for the help, especially Maurice, I really appreciate
> it! I am getting such a reducation in debian, this is great! You
> see, except for this year, I always used Knoppix, probably since it
> came out. You can probably still find all my posts on http://www.knoppix.net
> BTW, I tried the 32bit live Ubuntu CD and got the same exact behavior
> from sudo aptitude update! So, maybe it is just the mirrors? I just
> need to know which mirrors are needed, I mean there's a ton of urls
> in there....
> Wait, there was one difference with the 32bit install, only eth0 was
> configured So I tried sudo ifconfig eth1 220.127.116.11 netmask 18.104.22.168
> broadcast 22.214.171.124 and sudo route add default gw 126.96.36.199 which seemed
> to work. However, after reboot those settings were lost. I checked /
> etc/network/interfaces and nothing was saved there! What gives?
> A. Jorge Garcia
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