Re: getting Aptitude failed with my sources.list
Many thanks. I just did this. It indeed down loads a new list of packages
and updates many. It also got aptitude, which I will use to finish the
The error message said to do this on the next-to-last line that I did not
read but certainly should have read before I wrote the list.
Again, thanks. Off to RTFM (again).
On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Jamin W.Collins wrote:
> Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 10:45:34 -0500
> From: Jamin W.Collins <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: getting Aptitude failed with my sources.list
> On Thu, 5 Sep 2002 11:41:33 -0400 (EDT)
> David Teague <email@example.com> wrote:
> > (/var/lib/apt/lists/http.us.debian.org_debian_dists_stable_main_binary-
> > i386_Pack ages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
> > This is the sources.list that was used to update the Potato system to
> > Woody in November except for the security line which came from advice
> > from someone on this list.
> > What do I do to fix this?
> Have you tried an "apt-get update"? That should download a new list of
> packages that are available via the servers in your sources.list file.
> Jamin W. Collins
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