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Add a custom package repository to apt sources.list

Terminal - Add a custom package repository to apt sources.list
echo "[some repository]" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
2012-04-21 17:54:08
Functions: echo sudo tee
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Add a custom package repository to apt sources.list

For instance, to add mongodb 10gen package

echo "deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/ubuntu-upstart dist 10gen" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

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Terminal - Alternatives
sudo echo "package url" >> /etc/apt/sources.list
2012-05-01 21:32:51
User: Gunni
Functions: echo sudo
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">>" appends to the file

">" replaces the entire file

make sure to use ">>"

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sudo echo "whatever" >> /some/file
Comment by Fudo 173 weeks and 6 days ago

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