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Back up sources.list

This page was last updated on August 18, 2013.

If you open a terminal window and type this command, it will make a copy of the sources.list file, adding the current date and time to the backed up file’s name, and place the copy into the same directory as the original:

sudo cp -p /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.`date +%b-%d-%Y~%T`

Obligatory Happy Ending

And they all lived happily ever after. The end.

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