Tuesday, 18 February 2014

SparkyLinux change the official repository - See how to do it

SparkyLinux Team announced in their blog that, the official repository has changed.


How to change to the new repository
In order to get a successful installation, you just press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal and follow the steps below to download and install them.

Edit the file
  • sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Remove the text from the file
  • # sparky
    • deb http://repo.sparkylinux.org/ sparky main
    • #deb http://repo.sparkylinux.org/ sparky dev
Add new two lines to the file
  • # sparky
    • deb http://sparkylinux.org/repo testing main
Save and close the nano editor -  Ctrl+O and Ctrl+X

Download the new public key
  • wget -O - http://sparkylinux.org/repo/sparkylinux.gpg.key | apt-key add -
Refresh package list
  • sudo apt-get update

In case changing the repository, change at your own risk. We disclaim any responsibility inherent to the same.

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