Using Ubuntu Old Resources Repositories for Raring

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As described on this Stackoverflow post on how to re-enable old repositories for unsupported Ubuntu releases, you have to edit /etc/apt/sources.list and replace all occurrences of with

However, for some reason, raring updates are nowhere to be found (at the time of this writing) under

They are, however, somewhere else, namely So I've managed to get things (i.e. apt-get stuff) running again by replacing the old sources with the string "" instead.

HEADS-UP This should be used only when upgrading to a newer OS version is not possible or otherwise not applicable. You will be using an outdated version of Ubuntu with potential security holes.

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This is how the beginning of file /etc/apt/sources.list looks like now:

# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 13.04 _Raring Ringtail_ - Release i386 (20130424)]/ raring main restricted

# See for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb raring main restricted
deb-src raring main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb raring-updates main restricted
deb-src raring-updates main restricted


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