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I am trying to install vcstools package as you notice int he following lines:

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

I've read that I need to add a repository for that package which is available at http://packages.ubuntu.com/quantal/science/ with the sudo add-apt-repository command; however, I haven't known how add the package and install it.

I would therefore be delighted if anyone could help me and let me know how you propose to solve these little inconvenience.



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The package in ubuntu repo is vcftools, not vcstools. Isn't it the package you want? –  Eric Carvalho Mar 17 '13 at 20:58
The package that I want to install is: "vcstools" Please let me know how to solve the before problem! –  mapx Mar 18 '13 at 7:00
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