View Full Version : [kubuntu] Setting up sources

Nixie Pixel
November 23rd, 2008, 01:52 AM
Since I had previously only run Ubuntu, when I recently installed Kubuntu 8.10 I was unable to find the GUI sources editor I have relied on.

Are there any near-comprehensive source lists out there for we noobs who only know the sources that you can enable through the Ubuntu Software Sources editor?

I liked that Ubuntu guided me on what was and wasn't supported, and by whom, rather than having to seek out and find individual sources.



November 23rd, 2008, 01:55 AM
since ubuntu and kubuntu both use the same repos you can still open the /etc/apt/sources.list

Open it using
kdesu kate /etc/apt/sources.list and add in that like you would in ubuntu.

Adept is kubuntu's equivalent to ubuntu's Synaptic

Nixie Pixel
November 23rd, 2008, 02:07 AM
Thank you!

I had actually learned how to edit the sources list manually thanks to someone else in this fine forum. What I am really concerned about is where do I find new sources, and how do I know what they contain?

That is, is there a list out there somewhere that details the various sources available, what they contain, who maintains them, if they're supported, and similar information?