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Re: Debian Noob and MSCORE fonts



On Mon, 2014-04-21 at 15:30 +0100, Brad Rogers wrote: 
> On Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:54:49 -0500
> "c. marlow" <chris@marlows.org> wrote:
> 
> Hello c.,
> 
> >On Mon, 2014-04-21 at 07:00 +0100, Brad Rogers wrote: 
> >> you won't find that package unless you add "contrib" to your repos and
> >> reload the database.
> >How do I do that?
> 
> As root, you'll have to edit the file /etc/apt/source.list
> 
> Easiest way is;
> 
> open a shell and su to root, then start a text editor (e.g nano) and
> load the file sources.list.  It will look something like;
> 
> -8x-------
> # Debian Testing
> deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ testing main 
> deb-src http://http.debian.net/debian/ testing main  
> -8x-------
> 
> after main, add 'contrib' and if you wish, 'non-free', thus;
> 
> -8x-------
> deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ testing main contrib non-free 
> deb-src http://http.debian.net/debian/ testing main contrib non-free 
> -8x-------
> 
> NOTE:  Do not change anything else.  The above uses my settings as an
> example.  If you're not using testing, leave whatever is written in its
> place alone.
> 
> Save the file and exit the editor.  Now you can run your preferred
> software installer (e.g. apt-get) and update the database of files (e.g.
> apt-get update).  At this stage it will be possible to install the
> mscorefonts package.
> 
> Good luck, and if you need any more assistance, we're all here to help.
> 

Thank you!

Ok I added the command via leafpad in LXDE and when running sudo apt-get
update I get an warning at the end? I dont understand what its asking?

christopher@COMPAQ:~$ sudo leafpad /etc/apt/sources.list
[sudo] password for christopher: 
christopher@COMPAQ:~$ sudo leafpad /etc/apt/sources.list
christopher@COMPAQ:~$ sudo apt-get update
Get:1 http://security.debian.org wheezy/updates Release.gpg [836
B]            
Hit http://linux.dropbox.com wheezy
Release.gpg                                
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy Release.gpg                      
Hit http://linux.dropbox.com wheezy
Release                                    
Get:2 http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy-updates Release.gpg [836
B]              
Get:3 http://security.debian.org wheezy/updates Release [102 kB]     
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy
Release                                    
Get:4 http://security.debian.org wheezy/updates/main Sources [98.4
kB]         
Hit http://linux.dropbox.com wheezy/main
Sources                               
Hit http://linux.dropbox.com wheezy/main i386
Packages                         
Get:5 http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy-updates Release [124
kB]                 
Get:6 http://security.debian.org wheezy/updates/main i386 Packages [180
kB]    
Get:7 http://http.debian.net testing Release.gpg [836
B]                       
Get:8 http://security.debian.org wheezy/updates/main Translation-en
[98.7 kB]  
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy/main
Sources                               
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy/main i386 Packages                
Get:9 http://http.debian.net testing Release [165
kB]                          
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy/main
Translation-en                        
Get:10 http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy-updates/main Sources [4,057
B]          
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy-updates/main i386
Packages/DiffIndex       
Hit http://ftp.us.debian.org wheezy-updates/main
Translation-en/DiffIndex      
Ign http://linux.dropbox.com wheezy/main
Translation-en_US                     
Ign http://linux.dropbox.com wheezy/main
Translation-en                        
Get:11 http://http.debian.net testing/contrib Translation-en [40.0
kB]         
Get:12 http://http.debian.net testing/main Translation-en [4,357
kB]           
Get:13 http://http.debian.net testing/non-free Translation-en [73.1
kB]        
Get:14 http://http.debian.net testing/main Sources [6,716
kB]                  
Get:15 http://http.debian.net testing/contrib Sources [52.2
kB]                
Get:16 http://http.debian.net testing/non-free Sources [101
kB]                
Get:17 http://http.debian.net testing/main i386 Packages [6,385
kB]            
Get:18 http://http.debian.net testing/contrib i386 Packages [51.2
kB]          
Get:19 http://http.debian.net testing/non-free i386 Packages [83.2
kB]         
Fetched 18.6 MB in 33s (552
kB/s)                                              
Reading package lists... Done
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://linux.dropbox.com/debian/
wheezy/main i386 Packages
(/var/lib/apt/lists/linux.dropbox.com_debian_dists_wheezy_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems




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