[Linux-aus] Ubuntu updates

Kanchana Wickremasinghe kanchana at fossmart.net
Thu Mar 13 02:03:22 UTC 2008

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.

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?
> No.
>> 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 further.
>> 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.
> Regards,
> Wei-Yee Chan
> http://chanweiyee.blogspot.com
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best regards,

Kanchana Wickremasinghe
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