System software sources menu missing...???

Colin Law clanlaw at
Sat Oct 16 15:37:35 UTC 2010

On 16 October 2010 16:23, Larry Shields <larryesu at> wrote:
>  On 10/15/2010 03:08 PM, Jacob Mansfield wrote:
>> try System>Preferences>main menu and make sure the check box next to
>> it is ticked.
>> It can also be reached in synaptic by going to settings>repositories
> [...]
> That was my problem, but I wonder why they did not have it checked in
> the first place...I never have had to check it myself, and if someone
> new to this would also never find it, without asking...

I guess that it was removed in an attempt to simplify the menus as it
is also available via Update Manger, Settings, and Synaptic Package
Manager, Settings, which are both logical places to find it.  One
could say that having it's own entry in the menus is not necessary.


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