Monday, November 23, 2009

E: Couldn't find package on #apt-get install update

warrior:/home/rajz# apt-get install

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package

This is may work by doing
#apt-get install update
but if the above error repeats for this command too.. then.
System>Administration>Software  sources (need root password)
In third party software tab click add
deb http://http.us.debian.org/debian/ lenny main
In Debian software make sure download from  is 'Main Server'
close it. click Reload. (This is important)
Open a new terminal window (close the existing terminal if any)
run the apt command again. It will work !

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