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source code?

Postby jellybelly1997 on Fri Apr 03, 2009 6:28 pm

yes, i'd like to order the source code. :lol: no seriously, how do i get the source code for linux mint? i would like to make my own linux OS based after mint,but i cant figure out how to get the source!!! i tried the apt-get source command, but it always says:
E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list

Can I get help??? :? thx
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Re: source code?

Postby jellybelly1997 on Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:24 pm

PLZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ ANSWER...

i really need help... :(
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Re: source code?

Postby metis on Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:33 pm

I believe you can get it under linux website, or ubuntu.
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Re: source code?

Postby jellybelly1997 on Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:58 pm

nonononono, im looking for a specific version, Linux mint.
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Re: source code?

Postby emorrp1 on Fri Apr 03, 2009 8:13 pm

Hi, yes you do need to add the source URIs:

1 - GUI)
Synaptic package manager --> Settings --> Repositories
Check all the lines you want with "deb-src" in the type column (you probably don't want the "romeo" section)

2 - Terminal)
edit /etc/apt/sources.list uncommenting all the deb-src lines

3 - Auto, run in terminal as root)
Code: Select all
cp /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.bak
sed -i /^#\ deb/s/^#\ // /etc/apt/sources.list
sed -i /romeo/s/^d/#d/ /etc/apt/sources.list

These three commands take a copy of you software sources, enable all, then disable romeo.
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Re: source code?

Postby jellybelly1997 on Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:45 pm

thanks for helping.
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