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Old 03-17-2005, 02:19 PM   #1
burki
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How to add more sources to my Synaptic Package Manager???


Hi

i want to add more sources to synaptic package manager so that i can download more programs and latest ones.

i am using hoary 5.04 and what should i add more to my sources.list ???

deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 5.04 _Hoary Hedgehog_ - Preview i386 Binary-1 (20050310)]/ hoary main restricted


## Uncomment the following two lines to fetch updated software from the network
# deb http://hu.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary main restricted
# deb-src http://hu.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary main restricted

## Uncomment the following two lines to fetch major bug fix updates produced
## after the final release of the distribution.
# deb http://hu.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-updates main restricted
# deb-src http://hu.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-updates main restricted

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'universe'
## repository.
## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## universe WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu security
## team.
# deb http://hu.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary universe
# deb-src http://hu.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary universe

# deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-security main restricted
# deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-security main restricted

# deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-security universe
# deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hoary-security universe
 
Old 03-17-2005, 02:24 PM   #2
MarquisCarabas
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First you need to enable the sources you have. Delete the "#" on every one of the "deb http://...." lines (although you might want to leave the "hoary-updates" ones alone for now, they'll give you errors if you enable them. Harmless errors, but annoying).

Alternatively, you can just go through Synaptic. See here for more.

(Also, be aware of the differences between the different components)

Last edited by MarquisCarabas; 03-17-2005 at 02:28 PM.
 
Old 03-17-2005, 04:06 PM   #3
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thx pal
 
  


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