nepal.roade at virgin.net
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).
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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