I boot as "root" but I can not modify the sources.list

Asked by Michael Haduch on 2006-01-18

How to modify "sources.list" from ect/apt

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Solved by:
Yuki Izumi
Solved:
2006-01-19
Last query:
2006-01-21
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2006-01-19
Manu Cornet (lmanul) said : #1

Can you try, in a terminal,

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

?

Yuki Izumi (kivikakk) said : #2

The following command should open a window where you can edit the sources list: sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Alternatively, use Synaptic to modify it. This is the recommended way.

Michael Haduch (egomeime) said : #3

Thank you it was working