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Old 02-03-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
mwblack
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Question Unable to add a ppa in linux mint12


I am trying to add netflix on my netbook. running linux Mint12. Studied the tutorials and have done this before on the same laptop running ubuntu 12.10 last time successfully. When I enter the command
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio Terminal tells me that I need to click enter to accept or ctrl-c to cancel. I accept. then get this: Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/apt-add-repository", line 98, in <module>
sp = SoftwareProperties(options=options)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 96, in __init__
self.reload_sourceslist()
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 580, in reload_sourceslist
self.distro.get_sources(self.sourceslist)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/aptsources/distro.py", line 91, in get_sources
raise NoDistroTemplateException("Error: could not find a "
aptsources.distro.NoDistroTemplateException: Error: could not find a distribution template


Any help deciphering this would be appreciated. have looked online for similar instance and have not found it.
 
Old 02-03-2013, 05:30 PM   #2
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The PPA is for Mint 13 or newer.
 
  


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