archive's connection fails

Tom Coffin coffindvm at
Mon Sep 11 19:33:05 UTC 2006

On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 08:57:51AM -0500, Roshan Mansinghani wrote:
Here is output from ifconfig:

etho   Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:15:F2:3F:2D:32
       inet addr: Bcast:  Mask:
       inet6 addr: fe80::215:f2ff:fe3f:2d32/64 Scope:Link
       RX packets:353 errprs:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
       TX packets:349 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
       RX bytes:79968 (78.0 KiB) /tx bytes:44751 (43.7 KiB)

lo     Link encap:Local Loopback
       inet addr: Mask:
       inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
       UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
       RX packets:3 errors:0 droppped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
       Tx packkets:3 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
       collisioons:0 txqueuelen:0
       Rx bytes:172 (172.0 b) TX bytes:172 (172.0 b)

> Tom,
> Are you sure your wireless connection actually works?  A great way to check
> is to type:
> ping
> in the command line.  If you are not connected, it will just sit there and
> do nothing.  If you are, you should start seeing some output pretty
> quickly.  Let it sit there for about a minute or so if you don't see
> anything.  Please post the output of that command as well as:
> ifconfig
> On 9/11/06, Tom Coffin <coffindvm at> wrote:
> >
> >I have two kubuntu installs one on a dsl connection works fine. The other
> >is via wireless ISP.  On the wireless one when try to update the sources
> >list I get this error:
> >Err dapper Release.gpg
> >  Connection failed [IP: 80]
> >The error repeats for all the source sites.
> >
> >My sources.list is correct apt-get,aptitude, and adept all give same
> >error.  I can surf the internet.
> >
> >Need help with solution to connection problem. If more information is
> >needed will gladly supply it.
> >
> >Tom
> >
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