how to add repositories
On Wed, 2010-09-22 at 23:28 -0400, Doug wrote:
> I assume that there are files in repos other than the "official" one
> that synaptic knows about. Questions:
> How do I find out if a file I want is in some other repo?
> How do I get that file from that repo? Is there an apt-get install
> routine that will do it? I guess there would have to
> be a repo name or something in the command. Would apt-get find and
> install dependencies, or how would that
> be handled?
I just google using key words: <name of desired program> ubuntu
It usually finds them for me, in that fashion. If the programmer is not
keeping up, (ergo using lucid as a key word) then I don't want something
crufty installed. Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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