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Old 04-21-2009, 10:59 AM   #1
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how do you edit apt.conf


how do you edit apt.conf very new to ubuntu
 
Old 04-21-2009, 11:00 AM   #2
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open a terminal
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sudo vi /etc/apt/apt.conf
 
Old 04-21-2009, 11:02 AM   #3
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Or, in the terminal:
Code:
gksudo gedit /etc/apt/apt.conf
Gedit might be easier to handle than vi for a new user.

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