Access and Synchronize packages through Apt-get and Synaptic

If you’re a user, you can use this tip to sync your GetDeb packages with the update manager and Synaptic.

1. Open up a terminal (applications>accessories> Terminal) and run the following:

        sudo echo "deb getdeb/" >> /etc/apt/sources.list


        deb getdeb/

If I were you I would ping each host to see which is closer and add that one. Save the file and exit.

3. Now run the following in the terminal:


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When I try to ping... tells me there is no such address. Hmmm.

Same here........tried both

Same here........tried both and neither come up as valid! Still a good site tho, think I'll be spending some time on there later even if I can't apt-get what I want!