Re: does this /etc/apt/sources.list look okay?
Lynn Kilroy wrote:
I wonder if my etc/apt/sources.list is okay? It has nothing in it. Is
it missing anything?
It should have at least a few lines; you can get them added using apt-setup
I have lines like this:
deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ sarge main non-free contrib
deb http://security.debian.org/ sarge/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian sarge main non-free contrib
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ sarge/updates main contrib non-free
Also, what does it need to install X and a browser, so I can work on
figuring stuff out off the web while I'm trying to install stuff? Right
now, the best I can do is copy stuff by writing down it's contents,
restarting to Windows, then typing it all again.
To install X you can just install 'x-window-system-core'; You'll also
need a window manager; try KDE (kde) or GNOME (gnome)
mozilla or mozilla-firefox would be a choice for a browser to install
So as a command:
aptitude install x-window-system-core kde mozilla
(or replace kde with gnome if preferred, replace mozilla with
mozilla-firefox if prefered)