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Old 10-17-2004, 02:51 PM   #1
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building apt sources.list

building sources.list for apt.
Is not the proper command, # apt-get mirrior select , ??, It seems that
I've used that command before to build the source.list , but it doesn't work now.


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Old 10-19-2004, 02:54 PM   #2
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If you really wrote like here, it's false
# apt-get mirrior select
This is the correct command:
apt-get mirror-select
Check this out for more info:

Old 11-09-2004, 02:55 AM   #3
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I have the same problem...

I'm having the same problem... :-(

[root@localhost root]# apt-get mirror-select
E: Invalid operation mirror-select
Old 11-09-2004, 04:22 AM   #4
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re-install apt. It asks you for mirrors on first launch.


Old 04-18-2005, 05:51 PM   #5
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Not always

i uninstalled and reinstaleld apt-get using rpm -e and then rpm -Uhv , and apt-get mirror-select still gives the same error. Any clues?
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Perhaps you're using a 3rd party apt package. mirror-select is included in the official red hat or apt packages; it's an addition to regular apt which doesn't include mirror-select.

Hope that helps.
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Here you'll get the latest apt version that will automatically ask for the mirror list after installing. It's a package.



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