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Re: [SLUG] adding source to apt-get
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] adding source to apt-get
- From: marty@xxxxxxxxxx (Martin)
- Date: Fri Mar 21 19:46:02 2003
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$author = "Martin" ;
> $author = "Mick Boda" ;
> > http://people.debian.org/~blade/i386/ ./
> > to my apt-get list. recieve the following error,
> > E: Type (URL) is nopt known on line 8 in source.list.
> people.debian.org is not an aptable archive. if someone has compiled a
> particular version of some software that you really need that isn't in your
> dist-of-choice yet, then you need to download it (i like wget for this) and
> then install it using 'dpkg -i PACKAGE.deb'
...or i could be _wrong_, as steve pointed out your missing the 'deb'
preface. i've never seen an apt-get line like that. you learn something new
"To err is human, to forgive is not my policy. --root"
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