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Old 01-31-2015, 06:06 AM   #1
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Where is this " /etc/apt/sources.list " in my windows

I'm still having problems.
I use virtual Box and i have ubunto in that.
When I search in google about update not working, I always see the answers about " /etc/apt/sources.list ".
Where is this " /etc/apt/sources.list " in my windows?
How can I find it???


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Old 01-31-2015, 06:30 AM   #2
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Open a terminal and type:
cd /etc/apt
and there it is!

You can also "find" it by opening up your file manager and going to "file system" and then the "etc" folder, then the "apt" folder, then the "sources.list" file will be there -- it is just a text file.

To edit it you will need to open an editor as root using `sudo`
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Use <Ctrl>+x to exit, then press "y" and Return to save the modifications.

Last edited by Head_on_a_Stick; 01-31-2015 at 06:30 AM. Reason: silly mistake...
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