Debian Repository Usage
On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 02:46:06PM -0700, Ted Hilts - Thunderbird Acct. wrote:
> My question: Is there a way of telling apt-get or some other debian
> package to go to the Debian REPOSITORY and fetch and install a particular
> item such as the SAMBA server and other servers. What would be the bash
> command line for this kind of operation? Could someone provide me with the
> command line for the SAMBA server as an example. I need to over ride the
> present behavior of apt-get or aptitude so they reference packages in the
> Debian Repository. I have been reading documentation but can't find
> information on this specific issue.
You need to adjust your sources.list, then you should be able to install
packages from the Debian repos (though I would definitely NOT do this on
a Ubuntu install).
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.