Re: New installation: apt-get can't find packages
that will find packages that exist in your repositories. You may have to enable other repositories for the packages you want. Go to System->Administration->Sources (it might not be sources but its right next to synaptic package manager) and enable all the repositories there. (you dont have to enable the source repositories)
aptitude search SEARCHTERM
now try your aptitude update and installs again.
edit: reading your post again it looks like your only checking the ubuntu CD for packages. I would sugest enabling aditional repositories like it explained earlier. (i think the menu option is "software sources")
Last edited by Potatoj316; July 28th, 2008 at 04:28 PM.
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