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Re: Problem using "apt-get update"

Richard Owlett composed on 2018-02-24 10:48 (UTC-0600):

> I had just done a minimal (command line only) install of Stretch from 
> the first DVD of the complete set rather than using netinst to conserve 
> bandwidth. The install as usual was successful.

> I wish to install a package from the repository - it's not on DVD1.
> I added the line
>        deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ stretch main non-free contrib
> to sources.list while commenting out the line referencing CDROM.

> I attempted to run "apt-get update".
> The message was the source I wanted was being ignored.

> WHY?
     Mirror problems in .us.???

Do you get also get failure if you s/apt-get/apt/g ?
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