Until Ubuntu 10.04 in System->Administration menu there was the "Software Sources" utility available. Now with Ubuntu 10.10 it's only accessible from Synaptic package manager. Is it possible to restore this functionality in Ubuntu 10.10 menu?

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It's also available inside the Software Center now, which is why it got removed from the menu I assume.

  • In the meny option "Edit->Software Sources..."
    – 8128
    Nov 1, 2010 at 21:18

All you need to do is right click the menu, open the menu editor, and add the item to your system menu.

The command you need to add is gksu software-properties-gtk screenshot

  • Actually I had to click to the checkbox to enable it... no need to manually add the item. Thanks anyway :) Nov 1, 2010 at 18:56
  • lol it's funny, I totally missed that =D
    – RolandiXor
    Nov 1, 2010 at 19:01

You can use also the alacarte app. Press Alt+F2 then type alacarte

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