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Old 03-08-2008, 10:49 PM   #1
rumz70
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Wink about: sources.list in debian


hi guys,where i can find some web addresses that can be added to my /etc/apt/sources.list in debian,i believe that my present repositories is not enough when i install packages..can u redirect me on how will this be..thanks in advance..
 
Old 03-09-2008, 12:39 AM   #2
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You don't just haphazardly add repositories to the sources.list file. You have to understand how it works ...
Here's where to get started.
 
Old 03-10-2008, 10:34 AM   #3
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hi guys,where i can find some web addresses that can be added to my /etc/apt/sources.list in debian,i believe that my present repositories is not enough when i install packages..can u redirect me on how will this be..thanks in advance..
thanks rickh for the enlightenment...
 
Old 03-10-2008, 11:34 AM   #4
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You can try running apt-spy:

http://wiki.linuxquestions.org/wiki/Apt-spy

Of course, you need a working sources.list first. If you install apt-spy, it will search out debian repositories in your geographical area and automatically create a sources.list file with the fastest servers measured. Using apt-spy is a mixed bag. Sometimes it works great, sometimes not so great.
 
  


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