[ubuntu-za] apt sources problem

Bill Cairns cairnsww at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 09:44:41 UTC 2012


Thanks Percy - I assume that is /etc/apt/sources.list?

(Quite heavy finding duplicates!)

Bill

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 11:31 AM, Percy Langa <percylanga at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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.
>
> Cheers,
> Percy
>
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