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Postby nomko on Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:11 pm

Hi everyone,

I want to modify my source.list file by adding the following (marked with red)

###### Mint Main Repos
deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ nadia main upstream import backport


###### Ubuntu Main Repos
deb http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted universe multiverse

###### Ubuntu Update Repos
deb http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://nl.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-backports main restricted universe multiverse

###### Ubuntu Partner Repo
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner

###### Ubuntu Extras Repo
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal main


Will this give me any problems in the future?
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Re: Sources.list

Postby xenopeek on Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:35 pm

Two potential problems. First, I see you have dropped off the Medibuntu repository, or perhaps you didn't copy it here?
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deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ quantal free non-free

Second, you have add the backports and extras repositories. Both should be fine, just be sure to mention you have Ubuntu backports enabled when running into any kind of problems. Backports shouldn't be a problem, until it is...

I didn't know about Ubuntu extras, that seems like handy thing to add (http://www.webupd8.org/2010/09/new-ubun ... s-now.html).
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Re: Sources.list

Postby nomko on Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:00 pm

Vincent Vermeulen wrote:Two potential problems. First, I see you have dropped off the Medibuntu repository, or perhaps you didn't copy it here?
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deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ quantal free non-free

No, i didn't copy it here, but i will add it ofcourse. It obvious that the Medibuntu repo is needed :wink:

Vincent Vermeulen wrote:Second, you have add the backports and extras repositories. Both should be fine, just be sure to mention you have Ubuntu backports enabled when running into any kind of problems. Backports shouldn't be a problem, until it is...[quote/]
I never ran into any kind of issues with backport. But i'm also really careful with this repository.

Vincent Vermeulen wrote:I didn't know about Ubuntu extras, that seems like handy thing to add (http://www.webupd8.org/2010/09/new-ubun ... s-now.html).

Looks pretty "outdated" to me...Maverick Meerkat... Are you alright with this article??
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Re: Sources.list

Postby xenopeek on Sun Jan 06, 2013 5:06 am

I just included that link to that article as it explained best what the extra repository was for. It has been available for each Ubuntu release since then. I had a look with Synaptic (select Origin "LP-PPA-app-review-board/quantal") and though there are but a few applications there--the very nice variety wallpaper changer is also there, making it worthwhile to any that are interested in that.
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Re: Sources.list

Postby nomko on Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:31 am

Vincent Vermeulen wrote:I just included that link to that article as it explained best what the extra repository was for. It has been available for each Ubuntu release since then. I had a look with Synaptic (select Origin "LP-PPA-app-review-board/quantal")

Where can i find that in Synaptic?

The site where you can create your own source list can be found here: http://repogen.simplylinux.ch/
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