I'm trying to install make program using aptitude install make in my Debian. Unfortunately I have error :

Err http://debian.balt.net lenny/main make 3.81-5 
404 NotFound

What I need to do to make things go?

My linux version:
2.6.26-2-686 (Debian 2.6.26-22lenny1)

1 Answer 1


The 404 error is about your sources, you need to change your repo sources. Now you are asking to http://debian.balt.net about lenny sources and it says that there isn't anyone repo for lenny dist.

You have to look for a new repo and change it in

vim /etc/apt/sources.list

The standard format is:

deb http://site.example.com/debian distribution component1 component2 component3

deb-src http://site.example.com/debian distribution component1 component2 component3

You have to change the actual repos by some actual, I think this may work right

deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ lenny main deb-src http://archive.debian.org/debian/ lenny main

deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ lenny-updates main deb-src http://archive.debian.org/debian/ lenny-updates main

deb http://archive.debian.org/debian/ lenny/updates main deb-src http://archive.debian.org/debian/ lenny/updates main

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