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I really tried to find in internet the answer but only thing that I found is that it determine architecture...
But it not seems logical.

So what "precise" mean in follow line?

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main universe restricted multiverse

Thank you for ahead.

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precise is the release name of 12.04.

Explanation of the Repository format from Ubuntu Wiki:

deb: These repositories contain binaries or precompiled packages. These repositories are required for most users.

deb-src: These repositories contain the source code of the packages. Useful for developers.

http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu: The URI (Uniform Resource Identifier), in this case a location on the internet. See the official mirror list or the self-maintained mirror list to find other mirrors.

precise is the release name or version of your distribution.

main, restricted, universe and multiverse are the section names or components. There can be several section names, separated by spaces.

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Thank you very much, maybe it cause this problem? superuser.com/questions/478260/… Thank you very much if you will put attention to the problem. –  Rodnower Sep 22 '12 at 13:03
    
It existing something for all releases? –  Rodnower Sep 22 '12 at 13:04
    
Each release has its own release name. I'll look into the other question now. –  jokerdino Sep 22 '12 at 13:08

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