andrej.vodopivec at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 12:35:03 CDT 2008
You must edit /etc/apt/sources.list as the superuser (sudo nano
/etc/apt/sources.list). You can also try the package from
2008/10/3 Henry W. Peters <hwpeters at jamadots.com>:
> I'm trying to install the latest version of wxmaxima on my Ubuntu 8.04.1
> (with my compiled/installed version of maxima 5.16.3) & apparently I need to
> install the latest wxWidgets... & according to their wiki page
> http://wiki.wxpython.org/InstallingOnUbuntuOrDebian I need to make some
> changes in my software sources file, quoted below:
> "Add the following lines to your /etc/apt/sources.list file (or use the
> "software sources" program under the "system" menu). Replace the "DIST" text
> with whatever is appropriate for your system. (See the table below for a
> list of supported distributions and architectures.)"
> # wxWidgets/wxPython repository at apt.wxwidgets.org
> deb http://apt.wxwidgets.org/ hardy-wx main
> deb-src http://apt.wxwidgets.org/ hardy-wx main"
> I tried saving the recommended changes in the /etc/apt/sources.list file but
> was denied permission. I see nowhere in software sources program to place
> such a line. Could someone more experienced & knowledgeable than I in these
> matters please help me out here...
> Thanks very much!
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