[SOLVED] How to keep live version from looking for things in cdrom://?

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[SOLVED] How to keep live version from looking for things in cdrom://?

Post by sh4dow » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:25 am

I can't do things like apt update or use the Driver Manager because I keep getting error messages that things at cdrom:// can't be found.
Which I guess isn't a shocker considering that I have no cdrom drive...

Is there a way to change this?
Last edited by sh4dow on Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:49 am, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: How to keep live version from looking for things in cdrom://?

Post by Flemur » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:37 am

sh4dow wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:25 am
I can't do things like apt update or use the Driver Manager because I keep getting error messages that things at cdrom:// can't be found.
Check the file below:

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$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
#deb cdrom:[Linux Mint 18.3 _Sylvia_ - Release amd64 20171129]/ xenial contrib main non-free
If there's no "#" on the cdrom line, stick one there. You can also synaptic->settings->repos->Additional->un-select it.
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Re: How to keep live version from looking for things in cdrom://?

Post by richyrich » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:51 am

Or , easier yet, open and login to the Software Sources program, and simply un-check the checkbox for the cdrom. :)

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Re: How to keep live version from looking for things in cdrom://?

Post by Pierre » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:07 am

and that would be on the Additional Repositories Tab ..
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Re: How to keep live version from looking for things in cdrom://?

Post by sh4dow » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:48 am

Wow, so simple and everything works - thanks!

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