Re: apt-get update help
On Wed, 10 Mar 1999, Kent West wrote:
> >I thought maybe it was a problem with my /etc/sources.list file. I
> >tried changing to a different site, but that didn't help. Here is my
> >/etc/sources.list file, and following that, my apt-get update errors.
> ># begin /etc/sources.list
> ># Use for a local mirror - remove the ftp1 http lines for the bits
> ># your mirror contains.
> ># deb file:/your/mirror/here/debian stable main contrib non-free
> ># See sources.list(5) for more information, especial
> ># Remember that you can only use http, ftp or file URIs
> >deb http://ftp1.us.debian.org/debian main contrib non-free
> ># end of /etc/sources.list
> I think you want this last line to be "deb ftp://" instead of "deb http://".
That site supports both ftp and http (in spite of its name). I find the
http method runs a bit faster (and with apt 0.3 there is no ftp method).
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