SOLVED Re: Still trying to get to 1680x1050 WAS: Upgrade to 8.04 stuck in 800x600
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Wed Oct 22 01:15:52 UTC 2008
Aargh!!!! Knode has crashed twice while I try to respond to this...
> On 10/21/2008 01:01 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>> See my response to noop - what would cause my system to not be able to
>> find the package ?
The urls pointing to gulus.usherbrooke.ca are highly suspect. I thought the
upgrader always used the "canonical" (pun completely intentional) urls -
ie, pointing to "xx.archive.ubuntu.com" where xx is a country code.
When I naively believed that a ca address would be more efficient for my
needs, I'm pretty sure ca.archive.ubuntu.com was pointing to a usherbrooke
host, but it was highly unreliable (and others here noted that too). But
it appears that mirror has moved, and ca.archive.ubuntu.com now points to
leningradskaya.canonical.com - so naturally if you're finding anything, it
>> This is my sources list as generated by the upgrade procedure.
> You have multiple sources still to gutsy enabled.
Not that I can see - everything points to "gulus", but hardy, not gutsy
(except for the commented "# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 7.10 _Gutsy Gibbon_ " for
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