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Old 01-20-2008, 04:44 PM   #1
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source list help plz

uh. can someone help me.. i accidently erased my source list and my back up source list i think. i was trying to install beryl but some how i managed to get my source list all messed up. okay , im noob, so im just wondering if i got this right. my source list is the place where my updates come from right. well, yeah my updates. i tried using the guide from onlyubuntu . com place to set up my beryl * so i googled it*

i just started ubuntu about 2-3 days ago so im still messing around with stuff. i've been reading alot of guides to try to get my pc set up. uhh. thanks for the help , and or for reading it at least..
Old 01-20-2008, 04:50 PM   #2
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wait i think i got it fixed.. i though i changed it. but turns out i didnt change it. " i think" well thanks
Old 01-20-2008, 05:12 PM   #3
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Is this good or bad?

Found a swap file by the name "/etc/apt/.sources.list.swp"
owned by: root dated: Sun Jan 20 15:17:34 2008
file name: /etc/apt/sources.list
modified: YES
user name: root host name: pixie
process ID: 5856
While opening file "/etc/apt/sources.list"
dated: Sat Jan 19 15:11:26 2008

(1) Another program may be editing the same file.
If this is the case, be careful not to end up with two
different instances of the same file when making changes.
Quit, or continue with caution.

(2) An edit session for this file crashed.
If this is the case, use ":recover" or "vim -r /etc/apt/sources.list"
to recover the changes (see ":help recovery").
If you did this already, delete the swap file "/etc/apt/.sources.list.swp"
to avoid this message.
"/etc/apt/sources.list" 50 lines, 2912 characters
Press ENTER or type command to continue
Old 01-20-2008, 06:36 PM   #4
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Here's a list to the Ubuntu sources.list generator. You can use it to rebuild your sources.list.


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