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Old 02-13-2013, 10:23 AM   #1
LexMK
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Update manager not working as it should in Debian


http://oi50.tinypic.com/107nz43.jpg

I can't check those things. Whenever I try to check any of those three, "main", "contrib" and "non-free", it would simply uncheck it. Also won't let me select italian server. It would automatically select the main one. Source can't be checked at all.

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"Other updates" can't be changed. Can't check any from "Install updates from".

Is this some bug or I did something wrong while installing it?
 
Old 02-14-2013, 06:50 AM   #2
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What version are you using? I've had these problems with the testing/unstable versions, but not with stable. I never found the cause and always asumed it was intentional due to the nature of the repositories I was using.

You can enable them by editing /etc/apt/sources.list and add contrib and non0free to the end of the deb line. Then copy that line and paste below it, changing deb to deb-src.
 
Old 02-14-2013, 02:48 PM   #3
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They are enabled on my sources.list, but this still happens and the applet wouldn't notify me when updates are available.

I am currently using Debian 7.0 Testing.
 
Old 02-14-2013, 08:10 PM   #4
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They are enabled on my sources.list, but this still happens and the applet wouldn't notify me when updates are available.

I am currently using Debian 7.0 Testing.
My applet stopped working in squeeze
 
  


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