Can't Update Ubuntu 9.04 (RESOLVED)

Tim Frost timfrost at xtra.co.nz
Fri Jan 8 22:06:07 UTC 2010


John,

On Fri, 2010-01-08 at 15:09 -0600, John Graddy wrote:
> 
>  
> the output from sudo apt-get update follows.  After doing the apt-get
> update, the problem cleared up.

That doesn't explain why the system isn't automatically updating the
lists of available/updated packages.  There are several things to check,
and the best way is to work in Synaptic.

In Settings->Repositories->Update, is the 'Check for updates' tick box
ticked.  If not, it won't automatically fetch the updated list of
available packages.  NOTE: The default for jaunty and karmic is to
report updated packages weekly, unless there is a security update.

Does synaptic successfully fetch the package lists if you click the
Reload button?  If not, is it set up to use a proxy (the apt-get update
doesn't show the use of a proxy) - see Settings->Preferences->Network ?

> Thanks,
> John
> 

[output removed]

Tim

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Tim Frost <timfrost at xtra.co.nz>
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