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TimWhite
03-12-2004, 12:26 PM
Does anyone maintain a current sources.list
I ask as the one on 3.3 is out of date.

I appreciate that I can simply comment out the broken repositories, replace them with the correct ones if I can locate them, but I wondered if there was an official / semi official updated sources.list available anywhere.

Cheers

Max
03-13-2004, 06:55 PM
Check out netselect-apt
Max

TimWhite
03-13-2004, 08:28 PM
Cheers, I'll give that a try.

c123
03-14-2004, 01:27 AM
I just did apt-get update. Then I did netselect-apt and was told "bash: netselect-apt: command not found" :(

So far I have not edited my sources.list (should I? I 've looked in these forums and have so far not found a satisfactory answer; I know I should go off reading about the debian.org documentation about apt-get but it's late ;))

any hints?

Max
03-14-2004, 04:54 AM
I'm really very new to Knoppix & Linux but here are a few suggestions. Try apt-cache search netselect-apt & apt-cache policy netselect-apt. "bash: netselect-apt: command not found" as far as I know means that it is not installed. I use Synaptic Package Manager which is a graphical front end for apt-get & makes finding & installing packages very easy for a newbie. Also here is a link for netselect-apt: http://packages.debian.org/unstable/net/netselect-apt
Max

c123
03-14-2004, 10:04 AM
which sources.list should I be editing? locate gives me three choices:

/etc/apt/sources.list
/mnt/old_root/etc/apt/sources.list
/mnt/old_root/KNOPPIX/etc/apt/sources.list


I think it's the first one. And I gather I should be removing lines that give me errors when I apt-get update?

TimWhite
03-14-2004, 11:35 AM
C123:
Yes and Yes. to the sources question.

apt-get install netselect-apt to the netselect-apt question.