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Re: Problem using "apt-get update"

On 02/24/2018 12:02 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
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.

      Mirror problems in .us.???

No. A typo in the following "apt-get install ..." line ;/

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