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Ok I wanted to install OwnCube (www.owncube.com) on my Ubuntu 32 bit 12.04 desktop. I still have plenty of Ubuntu One space but 5GB for free, I could keep my music there since it streams for free. But I need a little help installing

  echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:ownCloud2012/xUbuntu_12.04/ /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list
  apt-get update
  apt-get install owncloud-client

I tried copy/pasting the first line into terminal but cannot be done. Anyone know how I am supposed to do this? I am sure it is simple but I don't know how to do it.

Thank you for your time and answers

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You have to run these commands as root.

Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open the terminal and run these commands one by one.

echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:ownCloud2012/xUbuntu_12.04/ /' | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install owncloud-client

If first command isn't working for you, try do it manually.

Run the following command in terminal:

gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

This will open sources.list as root. Paste the following line at the end of it.

deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/isv:ownCloud:ownCloud2012/xUbuntu_12.04/ /

Then run the last two commands. When asked for varification, press "y" and hit Enter.

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I get this error after the first line is entered... bash: /etc/apt/sources.list: Permission denied –  Dustin May 8 '12 at 4:24
    
Please try copy, paste, make sure you are copy the complete command. It's working for me. –  Basharat Sialvi May 8 '12 at 8:04
    
Trust me I made sure. I can handle copy + pasting into terminal. –  Dustin May 8 '12 at 14:10
    
Well I just opened the software centre and when to software sources, and then added it there. Then I ran the other commands in Terminal. –  Dustin May 9 '12 at 15:03
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