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I want to install Apache on Ubuntu 10.10.

I've tried running:

sudo apt-get install apache2

but it gives the following error:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package apache2

Any ideas where I can find the apache2 package?

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You are missing some repositories in /etc/apt/sources.list. Also do an apt-get update –  mario Mar 12 '11 at 16:20

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Check out this post! It'll show you step by step LAMP Ubuntu 10.10

It starts with works very well for my Ubuntu Box:

sudo apt-get install tasksel
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Instead of going through the tasksel interface you can just sudo tasksel install lamp-server –  ithcy Mar 12 '11 at 16:19

The apache2 metapackage is available from security.ubuntu.com, make sure you have the following entries in your /etc/apt/sources.list file:

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu maverick-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu maverick-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu maverick-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu maverick-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu maverick-security multiverse
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu maverick-security multiverse

Also, keep in mind that apt-get does not automatically download the repository contents every time you run it (unlike yum). You have to do that manually with sudo apt-get update.

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