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A.B.S.H.N
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My sources file is empty

Postby A.B.S.H.N » Mon Mar 24, 2014 12:52 pm

Hi, I beginner in linux and I installed linux mint KDE and when I opened the sources file was contain
'# /etc/apt/sources.list'
and when I tried to do 'apt-get update' I got 'Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.'


sorry for my bad english
please help me

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Re: My sources file is empty

Postby viking777 » Mon Mar 24, 2014 1:28 pm

For reasons known only to themselves the MInt team decided to confuse their users by moving the official sources to:

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/etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list

Look inside that (it is a file not a folder) and see what you have.

I don't use KDE though so it might be different.
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Re: My sources file is empty

Postby administrollaattori » Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:17 pm

viking777 wrote:For reasons known only to themselves the MInt team decided to confuse their users by moving the official sources to

It is progress .. :lol:
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Re: My sources file is empty

Postby A.B.S.H.N » Mon Mar 24, 2014 3:43 pm

viking777 wrote:For reasons known only to themselves the MInt team decided to confuse their users by moving the official sources to:

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/etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list

Look inside that (it is a file not a folder) and see what you have.

I don't use KDE though so it might be different.


doesn't work
'bash: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list: No such file or directory'

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Re: My sources file is empty

Postby viking777 » Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:41 am

bash: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list: No such file or directory'


Well now you know the cause of your problem.

I would suggest you look in System Settings/Software Sources and see what is set in there.

I repeat the caveat though that I know nothing whatsoever about KDE, it might work differently, though I doubt it is that different.
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Re: My sources file is empty

Postby administrollaattori » Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:49 am

I think that the old sources destination could work with these new systems also. Make /etc/apt/sources.list by hand an see what happens. Delete the file if not work.

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sudo kwrite /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo apt-get update

Mint 16 sources.list -> viewtopic.php?f=90&t=155282#p805843


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