[Linux-aus] Ubuntu updates
chanweiyee at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 03:00:07 EST 2008
Kanchana Wickremasinghe wrote:
> Thanks for the tips.
> Strangely I found out that the best sever to connect and get the
> updates is the one in France. Don't ask me why. My ISP is Telstra and
> I am on a ADSL connection.
No worries. I use the US servers because to the best of my knowledge,
they're the most reliable, although they may not be the fastest in
everyone's case, so I'm not surprised that you experienced that. The
worst mirror servers I've ever seen are the ones in $in-gapore -
countless people have reported that they don't even work for residents
of that country! *Lol*
> Anyway it seems like for now the issue is resolved by connecting to a
> server in the France.
>> Kanchana Wickremasinghe wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I am unable to get updates for community maintain open source
>>> packages for Ubuntu Gusty (7.10). I was wondering whether any of you
>>> all have similar issues?
>>> I have tried changing the servers and it seems none of them work.
>>> Downloads goes as far as 75% and then it does not want to move any
>>> Any help or tips would be greatly appreciated.
>>> BTW: Tried a complete re-installation of Ubuntu no luck. This is
>>> going on my DELL Desktop Inspiron 530
>> Try changing the servers for community supported packages in your
>> /etc/apt/sources.list file to the following:
>> deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu gutsy universe multiverse
>> deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu gutsy-updates universe multiverse
>> deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu gutsy-security universe multiverse
>> You might also want to try downloading the packages with a connection
>> of a different ISP.
>> Wei-Yee Chan
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