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Originally Posted by UbuntuBoy bash: /etc/apt/sources.list: Permission denied are you sure you did Code: cat /etc/apt/sources.list this error looks like you tried Code: /etc/apt/sources.list...
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    Quote Originally Posted by UbuntuBoy View Post
    bash: /etc/apt/sources.list: Permission denied
    are you sure you did
    Code:
    cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    this error looks like you tried
    Code:
    /etc/apt/sources.list

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    haha i knew i'd end up feeling like an idiot. the first line

    is s#deb cdrom: etc

    how do i get rid of the s?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UbuntuBoy View Post
    the first line

    is s#deb cdrom: etc

    how do i get rid of the s?
    Edit it with the text editor of your choice, or the following method should work fine:

    Code:
    sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
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    okay i deleted the 's' but now how to i save that then close the terminal?

    it said something about ^X to exit but i don't get it.....

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    That means you press the Control and X keys to Exit.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ozar View Post
    That means you press the Control and X keys to Exit.
    haha, i didn't know that ^ meant CTRL..anyways, thank you everyone. i hope to learn a lot about ubuntu/linux in the future to relieve you of these stupid questions. i learned a lot just by you guys in this thread.

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