Updates for wrong OS

Wade Smart wadesmart at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 14:12:44 UTC 2015

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On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 8:09 AM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12 November 2015 at 13:57, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> Have you got the thumb drive plugged in?  If so unplug it.
> If not then it is possible that putting mate on a thumb drive may not
> be all you did.
> Copy/paste sources.list here for us to look at.
> Also copy paste the full result from
> sudo apt-get update  && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> Colin
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Do not have a cd/dvd drive and the thumb is still in the laptop.

# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted

deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main restricted
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main restricted

deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe

deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty multiverse
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty multiverse
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates multiverse
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates multiverse

deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports main
restricted universe multiverse
deb-src http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports main
restricted universe multiverse

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security multiverse
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security multiverse

deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner

deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main
deb-src http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-proposed multiverse
universe restricted main

# facebook patch
deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/jgeboski/xUbuntu_14.04 ./

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