SOLVED Re: Still trying to get to 1680x1050 WAS: Upgrade to 8.04 stuck in 800x600

Frank McCormick fmccormick at
Wed Oct 22 01:52:44 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Aargh!!!!  Knode has crashed twice while I try to respond to this...
> NoOp wrote:
>> 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 are highly suspect.  I thought the
> upgrader always used the "canonical" (pun completely intentional) urls -
> ie, pointing to "" 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 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 now points to
> - so naturally if you're finding anything, it
> isn't official.
>>> 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
> the cd)

So what would you suggest as a mirror? usherbrooke is blazingly fast if
nothing else.

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