Originally posted by Enlightened
How do I get apt-get running correctly on Linspire...tried apt-setup to no avail...thank you in advance
I got this from a japanese Linspire site..
First, modify your /etc/apt/sources.list by:
1. Uncommenting the 2 lines (Adventurous)
Deb ftp: //ftp.us.debian.org/debian sarge main contrib non-free
Deb ftp: //non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US sarge/non-US main contrib non-free
and add this:
Deb http: //security.debian.org/ testing/updates main
2. Add these 3 lines: (Safer)
Deb http: //security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
Deb ftp: //ftp.us.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free
Deb ftp: //non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US stable/non-US main contrib non-free
After that, go to konsole and type
After the update, type
apt-get install synaptic
This'll install SynAPTic for you..
If you wanna upgrade your system (for advanced users):
If no errors come out... then:
.... Some of my instructions MIGHT be wrong.. I haven't test the upgrade option using stable yet...
But as far as I know.. apt-get upgrade using the sarge mirror will kill your Linspire...
And apt-get install tuxracer using sarge will kill Linspire too..
By the way, I'm a
.. So don't expect everything to work =P