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Old 01-03-2009, 09:22 AM   #1
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Question Installing Abiword to eeePC 701 and Xandros - problems with repositions

Googling "eeepc 701 repos" I found and I followed the advice there. Now I have
deb file:/tmp/.SArCAYRI tmp main
deb common main
deb p704 main
deb fi main

deb p701 main
deb p701 etch main 
deb dccri-3.0 main
deb xandros4 main
deb p701 main etch
When I write "apt-get update" I get many error messages "Unable to load some files" or something like that.

Then "apt-get install abiword" does not succeed and when I try to use synaptic I get the eror message
W: stat did not work for reposition list p701/etch Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/xnv4.xandros.com_eeepcrepos_dists_p701_etch_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 no file or foulder found)
W: stat did not work for reposition list p701/main Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/xnv4.xandros.com_eeepcrepos_dists_p701_main_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 no file or foulder found)
(Becouse my Xandros is in Finnish I had to translate some part of the messages above ...)

I would greatly appreciate to know the working repositions and pinning values for eeePC 701!
Old 01-03-2009, 11:36 AM   #2
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I am not sure Abiword is in the Xandros repositories.
Maybe the Debian ones will work for you.
Read the rest of that wiki page for the details.

I got fed up with Xandros (because of nonsense like this), and installed kubuntu 8.04 on my eee701
I have 4G on-board for the OS and a 16GB SD card for /home
It all works well.


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