Where is Linux source list? In Linux, the repository is a storage location hosted on remote servers from which the system retrieves and installs software and updates. In our systems, these repositories are listed in the /etc/apt/sources. list file and in the files under the /etc/apt/sources.
Where is my sources list? The package resource list is used to locate archives of the package distribution system in use on the system. This control file is located in /etc/apt/sources. list and additionally any files ending with “. list” in /etc/apt/sources.
How do I change repository in Linux Mint? The quickest way to swap the Linux Mint update repositories with ones closer to where you live is within the GUI update manager. Open up the update manager by clicking the shield icon in the system tray. Then, once the update tool is open, follow the step-by-step instructions to switch to a local update mirror.
How do I replace my sources list?
- Open a terminal and run sudo gedit `/etc/apt/sources.list` I am not sure if gedit is installed by default.
- Save the file, close the editor and run sudo apt-get update.
- You should now be able to install iceweasel with this command: sudo apt-get install iceweasel.