I am unable to install openssh-server on an Ubuntu 13.10 virtual machine. Here is the command I used and it's output:

sudo apt-get install openssh-server
[sudo] password for mohamed:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
Package openssh-server is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'openssh-server' has no installation candidate

In software sources settings enable (if not enabled) main, multiverse and universe sources, then run sudo apt-get update, and try it again.

  • Thank you, before posting my question I have enabled the multiverse sources, but I didn't know I have to apt-get update afterwards. – Mohamed Ahmed Jun 18 '14 at 16:42

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