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Old 05-25-2004, 01:34 PM   #1
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apt-get repositories, howto

Right now my apt-get only gets its information from, thus there are lots of packages there i am unable to get via apt-get, can anyone provide me with more avaiable servers to grab pkgs from? Also, all i need to do is to edit the source.list file, right?
Old 05-25-2004, 01:47 PM   #2
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Try the command:
apt-get mirror-select

I haven't tried this on other distros yet as I just recently found it on Fedora. If this does work for other operating systems, I would be interested to know.
Old 05-26-2004, 08:47 AM   #3
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no it didn't work on rh9, such option doesn't exit on rh9


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