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Update Error Duplicate Sources (SOLVED)
« on: September 01, 2014, 11:37:32 am »
I've ran into a problem that's been bugging me for days now >.< Can anyone help me as to why I'm getting Duplicate Sources when updating.

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Re: Update Error Duplicate Sources
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2014, 12:18:18 pm »
First  let's backup your current sources.list .. open a terminal and run:
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sudo cp -v /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.baknow open sources.list for editing:
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sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.listand make it read:

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SAVE the file and exit gedit.

Now run:
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sudo apt updateand the duplicates should be gone.

For clarity - You're commenting out the 6 lines in red, and adding the 1 green line.
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Re: Update Error Duplicate Sources
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2014, 12:26:08 pm »
First  let's backup your current sources.list .. open a terminal and run:
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sudo cp -v /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.baknow open sources.list for editing:
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sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.listand make it read:

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SAVE the file and exit gedit.

Now run:
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sudo apt updateand the duplicates should be gone.

For clarity - You're commenting out the 6 lines in red, and adding the 1 green line.

It worked! thanks so much mate!!

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Re: Update Error Duplicate Sources
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2014, 12:45:34 pm »
You're welcome :)

Can you please mark the topic (SOLVED) .. you can do this by editing the FIRST posting in this topic and changing

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Re: Update Error Duplicate Sources
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2014, 12:05:10 pm »
You're welcome :)

Can you please mark the topic (SOLVED) .. you can do this by editing the FIRST posting in this topic and changing

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Thanks in advance.

Sorry it took long was enjoying peppermint >.< but i marked it ;P. Thanks again

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Re: Update Error Duplicate Sources (SOLVED)
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2014, 02:32:39 pm »
Cheers :)
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