SOLVED Re: Still trying to get to 1680x1050 WAS: Upgrade to 8.04 stuck in 800x600
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Wed Oct 22 17:55:32 UTC 2008
Albert Charron wrote:
> Just for your information, Gulus is an official Ubuntu mirror. You can
> even select it from the server list in the package manager (at least in
> Gutsy, Feisty and Hardy... I don't remember for Dapper but I think so).
Well that would explain why the updater used it.
> It's the server I always used for Ubuntu (and I used it too while on
> Fedora and Mandriva before). Their mirrors are pretty fast and reliable,
> in fact, it's WAY faster than ca.archive.ubuntu.com...
It _was_ ca.archive.ubuntu.com (back around Dapper). That was the problem -
I used ca.archive.ubuntu.com, and half the time I'd get no response at all.
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