"automatic" updates not working?

Thilo Six T.Six at gmx.de
Sun Sep 17 22:14:06 UTC 2006

Jeff wrote the following on 18.09.2006 00:01:
> Hi.
> I have been playing around with Ubuntu (one box has the desktop, the other
> the server) for a couple of weeks.
> I have LOTS of questions, but generally have gotten the system to work
> well and am impressed.
> One question I want to ask now is regarding the system updates.  When I
> log in, it tells me that there are updates.  When I try to go through
> installing them, it tells me that it can't connect to the server to
> install them.  I have the same problem trying to populate the list of
> possible program updates.
> I am running broadband with a router (and firewall).  I disabled the
> firewall and exposed the Ubuntu machine to the internet without a
> firewall.  That did not help.
> Any ideas?
> Jeff

please post your /etc/apt/sources.list so we can check.

bye Thilo
i am on Ubuntu 2.6 KDE
- some friend of mine

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