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Old 12-22-2010, 08:17 AM   #1
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Difference between add-apt-repository and apt-add-repository


After typing (in a terminal):

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cd /usr/bin && ls | less
I found something in the list that started to confuse me:

Code:
apt-add-repository
And also:

Code:
add-apt-repository
Just what the h*** is the difference between those two commands? It seems as though they both share the same purpose: adding software repositories to your system.
 
Old 12-22-2010, 10:45 AM   #2
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$ ls -lh /usr/bin/apt-add-repository
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 18 2010-10-02 15:08 /usr/bin/apt-add-repository -> add-apt-repositor
 
Old 12-22-2010, 07:32 PM   #3
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Ah, so I take it apt-add-repository is merely a link to add-apt-repository? That makes sense now. Marking this thread as Solved.
 
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Ah, so I take it apt-add-repository is merely a link to add-apt-repository? That makes sense now.
That's the way it looks on my system.
 
  


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