Ubuntu – sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop, Error: unable to locate package

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When I try sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I get the error message: unable to locate package ubuntu-desktop. Where do I obtain the package? Or what am I doing wrong?

Best Answer

  • The most likely situation is that you need to update your sources for some reason, with

    sudo apt-get update
    

    It's also possible that your sources aren't set up correctly. You can configure them in the update manager. They are located in the file /etc/apt/sources.list - if you continue to have problems paste the source of that file here.

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