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I'm in a situation where I can only use smart to install packages. I'm trying to add one of the repositories that apt uses to install wireshark which is:

So I used this command:

smart channel --add Ubuntu-Universe type=apt-deb name="Universe" baseurl=http:// distribution=maverick

But unfortunately that doesn't work. Does anyone know how to do this?

asked 16 Mar '11, 12:03

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(16 Mar '11, 23:55) Jaap ♦
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