Re: 2 questions package installs and TCP/IP startup script
On Sun, 27 Aug 2000, Mark Simos wrote:
> I am trying to install vim on a really bare installation of Debian. I
> have internet access that routes and resolves names fine.
> When I type "apt-get install vim vim-rt" or just about any other package
> name i see listed on Debian's site, i get back "E: Couldn't find package
> I don't know where to begin troubleshooting this...
You probably don't have updated apt-gets database. If your
is correct, you should run
apt-get install vim
A sample sources.list could look like this:
deb http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian potato main contrib non-free
deb http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian-non-US potato/non-US main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian potato main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.at.debian.org/debian-non-US potato/non-US main contrib non-free
> Also I am not quite sure where to put my "ifconfig eth0....." and "route
> add default...." statements so they run on bootup
> Thank you and please forgive my windows roots :),
file. An example can be founc in
If this is done /etc/init.d/networking should automatically configure
your interfaces upon boot.
PGP encrypted messages preferred.
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