When I install a piece of software, the directions often say something like this: "Add the following two lines to your /etc/apt/sources.list file. The two lines begin with this:
It is my understanding that the "deb-src http" line has to do with getting source code, and since I never compile packages, I don't add that line. And I haven't noticed any negative results.
Just curious... what do others do? Is there any other reason to add the "deb-src http" line that I might be missing?
Last edited by bobsmith
on Thu Jul 16, 2009 9:06 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Linux Mint 17 Mate, 16GB RAM, 64 bit Intel CPU