I can't get anything to install via apt-get and I'm using Kali 1.0. I also can't get notepadqq to install. How can I get this to work?

root@kali:~/Desktop# apt-get update

Err http://­security.kali.org sana/updates Release.gpg      

  Could not resolve '­security.kali.org'

Err http://­http.kali.org sana Release.gpg    

  Could not resolve '­http.kali.org'

Reading package lists... Done     

W: Failed to fetch http://­http.kali.org/kali/dists/sana/Release.gpg  Could not resolve '­http.kali.org'


W: Failed to fetch http://­security.kali.org/­kali-security/dists/sana/updates/Release.gpg  Could not resolve '­security.kali.org'


W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

root@kali:~/Desktop# apt-get upgrade

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree       

Reading state information... Done

0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

root@kali:~/Desktop# apt-get notepadqq

E: Invalid operation notepadqq

root@kali:~/Desktop# apt-get install notepadqq

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree       

Reading state information... Done

E: Unable to locate package notepadqq

root@kali:~/Desktop# cat /etc/apt/sources.list

deb http://­http.kali.org/kali sana main non-free contrib

deb-src http://­http.kali.org/kali sana main non-free contrib


deb http://­security.kali.org/­kali-security/ sana/updates main contrib non-free

deb-src http://­security.kali.org/­kali-security/ sana/updates main contrib non-freeroot@kali:~/Desktop# 

  • a) did you apt-get update and apt-get upgrade before you attempted to do this? b) can you post the content of cat /etc/apt/sources.list? – Dee Hendrick Dec 24 '15 at 6:30
  • Question edited. Please check – Joe_Vj _95 Dec 24 '15 at 6:31
  • OK, that's too much, you should put content like that in a pastebin.com page. In any case, it's cat /etc/apt/sources.list that we need. – Dee Hendrick Dec 24 '15 at 6:33
  • Post readited. Please check once again – Joe_Vj _95 Dec 24 '15 at 6:37
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Change your repositories to:

deb http://http.kali.org/kali kali main contrib non-free deb http://security.kali.org/kali-security kali/updates main contrib non-free

Then next, I'd recommend just using gedit, which is in the repositories; otherwise, you should build notepadqq from source::

$ git clone https://github.com/notepadqq/notepadqq.git $ cd notepadqq notepadqq$ ./configure --prefix /usr notepadqq$ make notepadqq$ sudo make install

per: https://github.com/notepadqq/notepadqq

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