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Old 11-25-2010, 02:25 PM   #1
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Im having a problem updating a binary file on the ubuntu 10.4 lts update manager

The file wont update It tells me to mount the cdrom using apt-cdrom I do that and then it tells me to do that to the cd set? does anybody have this problem on there netbook? If you need more info i will get it thank you.
Old 11-25-2010, 02:35 PM   #2
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Use the Synaptic Package Manager to remove the CD-ROM as a repository.

On the Gnome Desktop upper bar click the following:

System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager

Enter your password.

When the Synaptic Package Manager window opens click the following:

Settings -> Repositories

When that window opens it will be on the Repositories tab. Near the bottom you will see CD-ROM. Uncheck that entry. Then click on the Close button.

Close the Synaptic Package Manager.

The Update Manager should now look to the Internet for all of its updates.
Old 11-27-2010, 08:32 PM   #3
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ok thank you I didnt know you could use that package manager that helped me alot but I had to install easypeasy my ubuntu 10.4 crashed on me. anyway i tried mounting my external cdrom to the computer and it wont let me? the error message im getting is sudo apt-cdrom add
Using CD-ROM mount point /media/apt/
Identifying.. [31bd15ad1c511ecea03ed941fa9e4825-2]
Scanning disc for index files..
Found 0 package indexes, 0 source indexes, 0 translation indexes and 0 signatures
E: Unable to locate any package files, perhaps this is not a Debian Disc or the wrong architecture?

I used sudo apt-cdrom add to mount the cdrom but its asking me to put in a cd? what cd is that? i dont understand? please help thank you


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