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Re: How?
« Reply #15 on: March 08, 2011, 10:45:55 pm »

Yesterday I updated to the Mar. 7 snapshot 23800 (DVD install).

There is now a 23802 from Mar.7.

The first thing I did was - as root (sudo su -) - edit the /etc/apt/sources.list to reflect the old-releases as in the wiki (previous post).

Then update/dist-upgrade

I did not get all the 404 errors as seen by SomeITGuy.



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Re: How?
« Reply #16 on: March 08, 2011, 11:03:14 pm »
 cd /etc/apt
 sudo nano sources.list

type your password and edit the file.
To save: Press CTRL-X and then Y



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Re: How?
« Reply #17 on: March 08, 2011, 11:20:37 pm »

read back to my post earlier, I tried to spell it out for a linux noob (like myself) to understand

Once Kubuntu is installed and you have the KDE desktop with the LMCE install icon in front of you, open a terminal window.  to do this go to the bottom left (where 'start' would be in Win) click on it and then click on 'applications' and then 'system', thenscroll down to 'Terminal' and click on it.

in the terminal window, type:

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sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

(if you want to copy and paste, 'shift + insert' is paste in the terminal window)

you will be asked for your password, this is the one you created earlier

use the arrow keys to navigate around

make the changes namely change anything that says 'us.archives' or 'security' to 'old-releases'

when you are done 'ctrl + o' saves and 'ctrl +  x' to exit

now do:
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sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

once complete run the install icon on the desktop


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Re: How?
« Reply #18 on: March 09, 2011, 07:38:40 am »
To clearify: You do get the 404 errors, but they are not lethal. The correct repo sources are in the list as well, you do receive all files from those correct sources.

The install works even with those 404s. NO NEED TO EDIT the sources.list, even though it does not hurt to remove the archives, it doesn't hurt to keep them. The difference in installation time neglectable, the cosmetics are worst.