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#1 2012-10-06 15:51:57

GotSupreme
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need some help with edit /etc/apt/sources.list[SOLVED]

I get permission denied in file manager but when i do it in terminal its hard and i mess up

any other way?

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#2 2012-10-06 15:55:37

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Re: need some help with edit /etc/apt/sources.list[SOLVED]

Right-click and select "Open as root".


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#3 2012-10-06 15:56:17

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Re: need some help with edit /etc/apt/sources.list[SOLVED]

you can launch your file manager with root permissions.  that might help.  smile

just be careful with that.

(to make sure i dont go accidentally messing up my system with root permissions active in a gui file manager, i make my the gtk theme red, when it's root.)


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#4 2012-10-06 15:59:07

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Re: need some help with edit /etc/apt/sources.list[SOLVED]

Run in terminal

sudo geany /etc/apt/sources.list

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#5 2012-10-06 16:00:45

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Re: need some help with edit /etc/apt/sources.list[SOLVED]

Thanks pvsaged, Solved

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#6 2012-10-06 16:04:29

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Re: need some help with edit /etc/apt/sources.list[SOLVED]

and thanks to vast one, used that way for /etc/apt/preferences

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#7 2012-10-06 16:09:47

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Re: need some help with edit /etc/apt/sources.list[SOLVED]

and as always, the old saying here applies: "rtfg is your friend".

wink


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edited s/google/rtfg/

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