setfacl/getfacl commands not running on my server, it says:

The program 'setfacl' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing:
sudo apt-get install acl

when i tried to install it, it says:

sudo apt-get install acl

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package acl 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 'acl' has no installation candidate
  • Whats the output of lsb_release -r ? – heemayl May 19 '15 at 13:31
  • Release: 14.04 – MohammedSimba May 19 '15 at 13:38
  • It's interesting packages.ubuntu.com/… – A.B. May 19 '15 at 13:38
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    Run sudo apt-get update and then try again.. – heemayl May 19 '15 at 13:39
  • @A.B. acl2 is same as acl package?, – MohammedSimba May 19 '15 at 14:49

I added the following source line to apt configuration source list:

deb http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main

then i can install acl normally.

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    Interesting, this should be provided as standard. – A.B. May 20 '15 at 12:49
  • exactly, that was very weird as this line wasn't existed. – MohammedSimba May 20 '15 at 13:36

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