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Old 11-25-2011, 06:53 AM   #1
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cannot install modem on backtrack 5, enable universe

how can i enable universe on backtrack 5? I am trying to install a huawei modem and i get a response of enable universe. that is when i type 'apt-get update' or any other command like 'nedit'.
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Old 11-28-2011, 10:54 PM   #2
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In /etc/apt/sources.list uncomment the lines that say 'universe'. Then do apt-get update.
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Old 12-05-2011, 07:01 AM   #3
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hey I am a newbie so i dont know how to unquote and anyway there is no line that says universe. there are three lines that go like this;
deb revolution main microverse non-free testing
deb revolution main microverse non-free testing
deb revolution main microverse non-free testing

help from here


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