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Old 05-05-2004, 07:08 AM   #1
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debian apt-get source list

hi folks. just a relatively quick question here. i installed knoppix onto the hd last night and tried to run apt-get update only to find that one of the sites was unaccessable and it wouldn't move on from there. how can i fix this? i know there is a source list somewhere but i'm not sure where it is or what it is called. also, is there somewhere that i can obtain a more current list of sources?

as always, TIA


p.s. oddly enough, i looked up apt-get as the search string on this site and got only 30 hits...most of which didn't relate to debian no less. how odd.
Old 05-05-2004, 09:26 AM   #2
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The source list can be found at /etc/apt/sources.list. For my small home server this is the entire contents of it:
deb testing main non-free contrib
deb testing/non-US main contrib non-free
deb testing/updates main contrib non-free
You can update sources.list automatically by running /usr/sbin/apt-setup and choose a mirror close to you.


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