Updates for wrong OS

Wade Smart wadesmart at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 13:57:20 UTC 2015


On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 7:53 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12 November 2015 at 13:26, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I downloaded Ubuntu-MATE 15.10 to install on a older laptop last week.
>> Yesterday on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine the updater came up and said it
>> had 268mb of updates. That is quite a lot. I clicked ok and it started to
>> download. Now it says I have this error:
>>
>> CD/DVD "Ubuntu-MATE 15.10' is required. Please insert the above cd/dvd
>> into the drive.
>>
>> I looked at the source list and I do not see a entry for this so Im not sure
>> how this is happening.
>
> I am not sure why you say it is for the wrong OS as you say you
> installed 15.10 and it is asking for that DVD, however to disable it
> check in /etc/apt/sources.list.  You will probably find a line in
> there starting deb cdrom: or something similar.  This should be
> commented out.  Then run
> sudo apt update
>
> If you have, on Mate, a graphical app that shows the s/w sources then
> you should be able to disable it there instead.
>
> Colin

Ill restate.

Im on Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer.
I downloaded Mate 15.10 for my older laptop.
I used cd creator and put Mate on a thumb drive for the laptop.
Updates for my desktop computer with 14.04 are now attempting to
install Mate updates.

Where do I look to stop this?



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