Re: Synaptic messed up
On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 07:57:03PM -0400, Maureen L Thomas wrote:
> On 06/27/2014 03:18 AM, Lisi Reisz wrote:
> >That needs sorting!
> >I should have asked: What GUI/DE (Graphical User Interface/Desktop
> >Environment) are you using? (So I know what editors you are likely to have.
> >Yes, this can be done with Vi/Vim, but doesn't need to be.) You need to edit
> >that! I don't wonder that Synaptic is a little confused! The beginnings of
> >all the lines are all run together. It is also all over the shop.
> >Dealing with it can be quite easy. Just let us know the answer to the above
> I use Gnome 3. This is a new problem since I have used Debian for about 18
> months and have never had this problem.
Well then, you probably have gvim installed. Anyway editing the sources
list is easy. On your command line simply enter 'apt edit-sources' and
your default editor should pop up with your sources list already