[xubuntu-users] Update-Manager package error message (WAS: Network Issue)

Mischa Falkenburg because_productions at myfairpoint.net
Mon Nov 30 01:41:46 GMT 2009


J. Anthony Limon wrote:
> Steve wrote:
>   
>> On Sun, 29 Nov 2009 19:27:46 -0000, Mischa Falkenburg  
>> <because_productions at myfairpoint.net> wrote:
>>
>>
>>     
>>>>  > deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hardy-security multiverse
>>>>  > deb http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy ./ deb-src
>>>>  > http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy ./
>>>>  >
>>>>  >
>>>>
>>>> deb http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy ./ deb-src
>>>> http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy ./
>>>>
>>>> This last line seems to be the problem. You should replace it with..
>>>>
>>>> deb http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy
>>>> deb-src http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy
>>>>
>>>> (Sorry if this gets seen twice, I had SMTP issues.)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> I've tried editing the last two lines of /etc/apt/sources.list to match
>>> what J. Anthony suggested, but the edit doesn't seem to want to "take".
>>> Ideas?
>>> Mischa
>>>
>>>       
>> You have to use sudo to edit sources.list
>>
>>
>>     
>
> Yes, this is correct. sources.list is part of the system files and only 
> sudo can access it for security purposes.
>
>   
OK, Steve & J. Anthony...HOW do I go about doing this?
I've tried opening a terminal and I'm shown, rightly so, that 
/etc/apt/sources.list isn't a command. Do I need to copy and paste it 
into a terminal window, or is there (yet another) some other way that I 
will learn?
Mischa



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