Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Thu Sep 16 07:56:40 UTC 2004

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 12:40:22AM -0700, Eugenia Loli-Queru wrote:

> >There was a bug in kdebase which caused it to fail to build.  Because it
> >is not part of our supported set, this was not a priority to fix for the
> >preview release.  However, it is being fixed now, and this should allow a
> >number of other packages to now build, and make KDE software installable
> >again.
> I refreshed the package list (downloaded headers for 28 new packages), and 
> the same error for package "kdebase-bin" keeps popping up when selecting 
> K3B. I don't think it's fixed...

That's correct.  It is in the process of being fixed, as I said.  The
packages should be available within 12-24 hours.

> >The main Ubuntu archive is online now, and has not been down at any time
> >that I have tried to reach it today.  Can you provide the exact error
> >messages that you saw?
> Please check the screenshots here:
> http://www.osnews.com/img/8286/Screenshot.png
> http://www.osnews.com/img/8286/Screenshot-1.png
> http://www.osnews.com/img/8286/Screenshot-2.png
> http://www.osnews.com/img/8286/Screenshot-3.png
> http://www.osnews.com/img/8286/Screenshot-4.png
> Please note that ALL the repositories available in the Synaptic 
> "repositories" preference panel are checked.

Very strange.  It is working fine for me; I just tested in synaptic.
Sometimes this can happen if your ISP uses a buggy transparent proxy.
You might try the command line:

# sudo apt-get update

and see if the output there is more enlightening.  It should be easier to
cut and paste, so you don't need to take screen shots.

 - mdz

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