Problem installing programs (works!)

Dennis_Drescher at sil.org Dennis_Drescher at sil.org
Fri Jul 8 14:53:33 CDT 2005


> Message: 10
> Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2005 11:52:55 -0400 (EDT)
> From: "M. Iqbal AROUSSI" <iqbal_aroussi at yahoo.ca>
> Subject: Re: Problem installing programs
> To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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> > Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 14:36:47 -0500
> > From: Dennis_Drescher at sil.org
> > Subject: Problem installing programs
> > To: kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
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> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm fairly new to Kubuntu. I have used several flavors of Debian over 
the 
> > past couple years but I'm not what you would call a power user. I'm 
having 
> > problems installing some programs. I'm getting an error out of 
Synaptic 
> > that I don't know what to do with. So far it has happened when I tried 
to 
> > install Digikam and OpenOffice 2 first I get a dialog box that says:
> > 
> > Some of the packages could not be retrieved from the server(s).
> > Do you want to continue, ignoring these packages?
> > 
> > I'm assuming that answer should be no, which then stops the process. 
> > However, for one of them I said yes just to see what would happen and 
I 
> > got an error like this:
> > 
> > W: Failed to fetch 
> >
> http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/i/imlib2/libimlib2_1.
> 1.2-2.1_i386.deb
> > 
> > MD5Sum mismatch
> > 
> > This probably was caused because of the first problem but I'm not 
sure.
> > 
> > My question is, are some dependent libraries missing from the 
repository 
> > or am I missing some repositories from my installation of Synaptic? If 
so, 
> > which ones? Thanks.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > 
> > Dennis
> > 
> > 
> 
> hi 
> i had the same problem installing other debs
> all i did is deleting the us from the repository URL 
> so for :
> deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu 
> now i have 
> deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu 
> 
> and now it works ok 
> 
> mayb the us servers r exprecing some problems IMHO.
> 

Thanks for the tip. I removed "us" from the URL and it worked. It might be 
as you said, they may be having some problems with the "us" servers. 
Anyway, it works now. Thanks again.

Dennis
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