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I have mounted the Ubuntu server edition 10.10 on my server under a directory media/servercd. I would like to install some services from this (it is an ISO). I edited the sources.list file to say:

deb file:/media/servercd maverick main restricted and it's properly mounted but when I try apt-get install I get an error saying "unable to locate package" so what could be the problem?

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This document appears to exactly address your question.

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Yes. Also, don't forget you'll need to run apt-get update to update the available packages database. – DerfK Dec 10 '10 at 23:18

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