[sf-lug] apt doc question 1

Kenneth Dombrowski kenneth at ylayali.net
Sun Nov 23 16:18:18 PST 2008

On 08-11-23 15:44 -0800, jim wrote:
> here's the entirety of what the man page offers concerning 
> line construction within the /etc/apt/sources.list file: 
> ----------------------------
> The format of each line is: type uri args The first item, type
> determines the format for args uri is a Universal Resource Identifier
> (URI), which is a superset of the more specific and well-known Universal
> Resource Locator, or URL. The rest of the line can be marked as a
> comment by using a #.
> ----------------------------

I have that too, the good stuff is in the very next section, "THE DEB

Here's an online copy:

but it sounds like you have a better understanding now

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