using local Ubuntu mirror
cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 3 03:55:52 UTC 2005
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 02:24:09PM +1030, Brian Astill wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 10:23 am, Colin Watson wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 10:10:41AM +1030, Brian Astill wrote:
> > > All the files I want are at:
> > >
> > > ftp://ftp.filearena.net/pub/ubuntu-releases/
> > > ftp://ftp.filearena.net/pub/ubuntu/
> > >
> > > but I can't get Synaptic to find them.
> > > What am I doing wrong?
> > Drop the "dists/" and that should work fine. You probably also want
> > to drop the final line, if /pub/ubuntu-releases/ is a CD image mirror
> > as I suspect.
> Sadly, after that alteration:
> Couldn't stat source package list ftp://ftp.filearena.net warty/main
> Packages /var/lib/apt/lists/
> ftp.filearena.net_pub_ubuntu_dists_warty_main_binary-i386_Packages) -
> stat (2 No such file or directory)
> ie - it still doesn't work <sob>
Did you hit "Reload" after making those changes? That looks like a
symptom of not doing so.
Colin Watson [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
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