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I want to install Remastersys, but I get the following error:

$ sudo apt-get install remastersys  
Reading package lists... Done  
Building dependency tree  
Reading state information... Done  
E: Unable to locate package remastersys

Searching for Remastersys in Software Center also doesn't give proper results:

remastersys search on USC

I have tried following these instructions and have added Software Sources as shown in the following screenshot, but I still get the same error:

software sources

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Use remastersys.

http://www.remastersys.com/ubuntu.html

Please read the instruction carefully.

  1. In Firefox, go to :

    http://www.remastersys.com/ubuntu/remastersys.gpg.key.

    save file as text someplace where you can find it.

  2. In synaptic, go to Settings/Repositories; select Authentication tab and Import Key File just downloaded.

  3. Still in synaptic, go to Other Software tab and click Add, then enter the apt line

    deb http://www.remastersys.com/ubuntu oneiric main

  4. After adding it, a new apt line will automatically added ended with Source. You need to uncheck it

  5. Leave the repositories tab and "Reload".

  6. Search for remastersys and select for install. Edit/Apply Marked Changes.

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this didn't work, I'll update the question with details. –  Michael Durrant Jun 4 '12 at 18:59
    
This solution correctly shows loading an Oneiric (Ubuntu 11.10) key, but your screen shots show Karmic (Ubuntu 9.10) sources. –  david6 Jun 5 '12 at 9:11
    
sure. Well I am definitely running 11.10 so tried again but still not working and stuck. –  Michael Durrant Jun 7 '12 at 5:11
    
don't use geekconnection url. Use remastersys url as posted in the link. And don't forget to uncheck source line. –  Web-E Jun 7 '12 at 5:56
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try donwloading all debs from this url - remastersys.com/downloads . You have to take care of dependencies if any. –  Web-E Jun 7 '12 at 6:03
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