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I tried to update my OS Debian jessie using the terminal and i get an error :

“E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found.” error?

My sources.list :

deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ jessie main
deb-src http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ jessie main

deb http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main
deb-src http://security.debian.org/ jessie/updates main

# jessie-updates, previously known as 'volatile'
deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ jessie-updates main
deb-src http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ jessie-updates main

deb http://ftp.de.debian.org/debian jessie main 

How to fix apt-get update and aptitude update?

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Keep in mind that there's no integrity benefit to using HTTPS since packages have signatures that are verified anyway - which is probably even better since you're not trusting many independent CAs. THere ay be some privacy benefit. See also: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/90227/… – Bob Feb 18 at 0:07
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Sounds like you've added some https sources. Since there are no https sources in your sources.list, it's likely something in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/.

You can add support for https apt sources by installing a couple of packages:

apt-get install apt-transport-https ca-certificates

If your apt-get is too broken to do this, you can download the package directly and install it with dpkg -i.

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