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Old 06-19-2006, 05:48 AM   #1
lukman
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updating the source.list


I am trting to remaster knoppix 3.6. I have got to the stage where i can add programs. I need to edit the source.list, but i dont know how to edit it. Please can someone help and also could you recommend some sources from which i can download programs from.

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Old 06-19-2006, 08:33 AM   #2
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Here's how you edit it:
Code:
# editor /etc/apt/sources.list
Here's my sources.list:
Code:
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian stable main
deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian stable main

deb http://security.debian.org/ etch/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ etch/updates main

deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian testing main
deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian testing main

# deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian unstable main
# deb-src http://ftp.debian.org/debian unstable main
Hope this helps. If not, what's my suggestion missing?
 
Old 06-19-2006, 07:07 PM   #3
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open the file /etc/apt/sources.list in a text editor? knoppix usually has a bunch of sources listed...
 
  


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