Sources.list MEPIS 11
From MEPIS Documentation Wiki
To take advantage of the Community Repository for MEPIS 11 (For other MEPIS versions, see the Sources.list page), you need to enable at least one of the four sections described in the introduction of the Community Repository page.
Before enabling the CR, please read the warnings in the Community Repository page, especially about the restricted and testing repos.
Method 1 - via Synaptic
Method 2 - Edit your sources.list directly
As root, edit the /etc/apt/sources.list and use copy and paste to replace all the contents of the file so it looks just like the list shown below. Note that the sign "#", as in front of the top directions below, serves to comment out a line of code so it is not read.
For more information how to edit your sources.list, see Editing sources.list
--Last updated March 09, 2016--
# See sources.list(5) for more information # This file should be edited through synaptic # MEPIS improvements, overrides and updates--the MEPIS magic - # # Mirror of Warren's MEPIS 11 master repo that Tim "slurped" http://forum.mepiscommunity.org/viewtopic.php?p=378512#p378512 deb http://nl.mxrepo.com/mepis mepis-11.0 main # archived Debian Squeeze Repos deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze main contrib non-free # archived Debian Squeeze LTS repos deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ squeeze-lts main contrib non-free # MEPIS Community Main and Test deb http://main.mepis-deb.org/mepiscr/repo/ mepis11cr main non-free # deb http://main.mepis-deb.org/mepiscr/testrepo/ mepis11cr test
Troubleshooting: Check your preferences
Should already be set correctly by default, but make sure the preference is set to prefer highest version: Open Synaptic > Settings > Preferences > Distribution tab. Click the radio button for "Always prefer the highest version"
Troubleshooting: Expired squeeze-lts Release file
If an error similar to the one shown below is received during apt updates:
E: Release file for http://archive.debian.org/debian/dists/squeeze-lts/Release is expired (invalid since 1d 6h 10min 2s). Updates for this repository will not be applied.
Add the following line:
to the /etc/apt/apt.conf file.