"automatic" updates not working?

nodata ubuntu at nodata.co.uk
Mon Sep 18 10:54:26 UTC 2006

> Hi
> On Monday 18 September 2006 02:52, Jeff wrote:
>> Thanks!!!
> I am going to stick my neck out on this one! What equipment are you using
> for
> internet access please?
> Why you might ask? I have recently had the same problem. I could connect
> to
> the internet but couldn't get apt-get to work. I was connecting through a
> router/modem and a d-link switch. Whatever I did it wouldn't work. Then I
> discovered that either the switch or router was mucking me about. So I got
> a
> netgear ng834g and all is fine. It seems the switch or the router was
> fiddling with dns settings. Take a look at these settings. You might want
> to
> create a static ip address rather than use dhcp.
> Hope this helps.
> Rich
> P.S. The story gets more bewildering when I tell you my Mac was connecting
> fine - it was only apt-get effected by the switch/router thing - go figure
> -
> I can't!
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Does this work?
sudo echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/tcp_window_scaling
Then perhaps restart networking

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