Update Manager fails

Karl Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 17:46:49 UTC 2010


On 04/21/2010 11:25 AM, Séamas Ó Brógáin wrote:
> For the last three days or so, when I run Update Manager (Ubuntu 9.10)
> it fails after trying for several minutes and reports:
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/karmic/Release.gpg
> Could not connect to packages.medibuntu.org:80 (88.191.82.11),
> connection timed out
>
> W: Failed to fetch
> http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/karmic/free/i18n/Translation-en_IE.bz2
> Unable to connect to packages.medibuntu.org http:
>
> W: Failed to fetch
> http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/karmic/non-free/i18n/Translation-en_IE.bz2
> Unable to connect to packages.medibuntu.org http:
>
> W: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old
> ones used instead.
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Is this likely to be something wrong with those repositories, or with my
> system? (I haven’t been making any changes; in fact I wouldn’t know
> how.) Any advice about what I can do to fix it?
>
>
>
>    
     Do the whole thing in a terminal and see if it works better :-)

$ sudo aptitude update

then

$ sudo apptiude upgrade

Please report back if this works for you ;-)

73 Karl


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