Re: apt-get: Command not found.
On Tuesday 02 August 2005 02:05, James A. Donald wrote:
> apt-get: Command not found.
> I am a newbie to linux. I recently installed Debian on a computer
> that sits in a closet
> So I ssh in. I got Samba working fine, after tinkering with the
> /etc/samba/smb.conf file to read:
> workgroup = workgroup
> netbios name = linux
> security = share
> path = /home/james/Documents/sharedRW
> read only = No
> guest ok = Yes
> and manually starting the daemons with
> nmbd -D
> smbd -D
> All was well
> But then I wanted it to automatically start the daemons on reboot, and
> I had no idea how to do that.
> So I said to myself, "well, surely Debian knows how to do that", so
> attempted to type
> apt-get update
> apt-get install samba smbclient
> Only to get the surprising message: apt-get: Command not found.
Clear cut example of running a command for which you have no permissions to
run. In a terminal window type "su" hit enter and type in the root password.
Then type in "apt-get update" followed by "apt-get install X" (X is the
program you want). In a gui you can run synaptic, if you run it from a menu
(i.e. you find it in kde menus somewhere) it will ask you for the root
password. If you run synaptic from a term. window, you must be root (or "su
-c synaptic", which is the same thing, only when the command is done (you
close synaptic) you are not root, but your regular user.) As root
"/etc/init.d/samba start" will start samba services. If you get errors when
you run that command post them back here, it would mean that you do NOT have
samba installed correctly. I can't help you with the vnc stuff.
Damon L. Chesser