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Postby AndyP79 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:19 pm

Hi All,
Okay, maybe I am blind, but where is the sources, repository or whatever it is that you call?
In Ubuntu, where I am migrating from, it was in the menu somewhere, and you could go in and add repositorys to it, but in Mint??????
This should be an easy one........hopefully.......
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Re: Sources

Postby Ripose on Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:50 pm

You need to install software-properties-gtk (Gnome) or software-properties-kde (KDE), you will find these packages in Synaptic.

Once installed go to System --> Administration --> Software Sources
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Re: Sources

Postby AndyP79 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 3:58 pm

Cool, Thank You very much
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Re: Sources

Postby AndyP79 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:20 pm

Okay, second part....
I installed, got it in the menu, restarted the computer, opened the menu, clicked on it, it asked for the password, and..........nothing. The program did not start?? Now what?

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Re: Sources

Postby garda on Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:35 pm

The software does not work with Felicia. You have to uninstall it and use Synaptic's 'vanilla' repositories list editor or create a shortcut to this command:
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gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
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Re: Sources

Postby AndyP79 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:56 pm

garda wrote:The software does not work with Felicia. You have to uninstall it and use Synaptic's 'vanilla' repositories list editor or create a shortcut to this command:
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gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list




What do you mean "vanilla" repos? and when when you say "or create a shortcut" what do you mean? I already have it in the menu, it just does not launch. Can you clear this up a little for me please?
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Re: Sources

Postby garda on Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:03 pm

software-properties-gtk does not work with Felicia, you have to uninstall it.

Synaptic (Package Manager) > Settings > Repositories is the vanilla repository list editor. I do not know how to simplify 'create a shortcut'. You see 'Create launcher...' when you right-click on your desktop, right?
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Re: Sources

Postby AndyP79 on Thu Mar 19, 2009 5:16 pm

Okay, so I did all this. I checked off the extra ones in the repos, and most, not all, failed? Why is that? Is this a bug? Or something that I have to do somewhere else?
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