[ubuntu-za] apt sources problem

Percy Langa percylanga at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 09:31:52 UTC 2012

On 2012/07/16 10:47 AM, Bill Cairns wrote:
> Hello All,
> I get the following errors whenever I do any apt install and also when
> I bring up Synaptic. I presume that this is a problem that has been
> there ever since I upgraded 10.04 to 12.04. Somewhere I have seen
> "apt-get update" as a solution, but the problem persists.
> The error:
> W: Duplicate sources.list entry ftp://ftp.sun.ac.za/ubuntu/
> precise/main i386 Packages

Check your /etc/sources.list file for duplicate entries and delete them. 
Run 'update' again and all should be ok.

Back up the sources.list file before you start editing.


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