[ubuntu-za] apt sources problem

Timothy Spring lordfoom at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 10:04:40 UTC 2012


maybe try something like:

cat /etc/apt/sources.list | sort | uniq > /path/to/new/file

to remove duplicates ?

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Percy Langa <percylanga at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 2012/07/16 11:44 AM, Bill Cairns wrote:
>>
>> Thanks Percy - I assume that is /etc/apt/sources.list?
>
> Yep :) Apologies for the typo. This is because I am not sitting in front of
> a linux machine *grin*
>
>>
>> (Quite heavy finding duplicates!)
>
> I assume you did the backup already :) Now try opening the file as root in
> gedit, kedit or other gui text editors. Any luck?
>
> Alternatively, paste the content of the sources.list file here.
>
>
> Percy
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