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after changing sources.list on ubuntu, how do I make him reload/refresh?
So new packages in the new sources will be found?

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So this program is an dude? ;-) –  Lucas McCoy Apr 7 '10 at 14:38
@Lucas McCoy Did you mean "a dude"? ;-) –  Itay Moav -Malimovka May 24 '10 at 17:10

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$sudo apt-get update

This will update the list of available packages from the server.

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or sudo aptitude update –  quack quixote Apr 7 '10 at 23:02

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