install failed

nepal nepal.roade at
Fri Nov 30 18:38:33 UTC 2007

On Friday 30 November 2007, Wulfy wrote:
> I've seen the same problem on the Ubuntu User list.  The
> installer is trying to update the list of available
> software from the repositories. Some repositories are
> taking a long time to answer or are not answering at all.
>  Unplug your router/modem, reinstall, then plug your
> router/modem back in.  Then you can try again to update
> using adept/aptitude/apt-get (whichever you'll be using
> to get updates to your system).
> --
> Blessings
> Wulfmann

Thanks for the suggestions. I redid the install without 
unplugging the router and just left it and eventually a 
time out occurred trying to get security patches. However I 
was misled by the installer window message which had stated 
just prior to this at around 70% completion, that there was 
less than a minute to go. Previously I had waited maybe 15 
mins or so before aborting. 

So now I have a new install of 7.10 and it successfully 


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