Ubuntu update manager fails. help!!!!

Kevin O'Gorman kogorman at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 18:00:30 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 10:41 AM, sdavmor <sdavmor at systemstheory.net> wrote:

> On 07/23/2010 10:27 AM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> > When I try the update manager, it tells me I have 102 packages to
> > upgrade, and then presents a popup window that says Failed to fetch
> >
> >
> http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libu/libusb/libusb-0.1-4_0.1.12-14ubuntu0.1_i386.deb
> >
> >  404 Not Found [IP: 80]
> >
> > And it goes no farther.
> >
> > Something is borked in my configuration, I guess, but I'm have no
> > idea where to look for it.
> >
> > Help!!!
> Are you having other network-related problems? Can you can go online
> for email, can browse the web, etc.? It could perhaps be a glitch at
> us.archive.ubuntu.com. Start with something simple like a reboot to
> see if the problem persits. If it does, try changing your "Software
> Sources" to use another mirrored repository. Find one close to you,
> reload the packages info and see what happens.

The network is okay, and synaptic reports at least partial success, and is
installing stuff as I write this.
Reboot is no help.
I'll see what synaptic leaves uninstalled and go from there, I guess.  That
may narrow down the problem.

Kevin O'Gorman, PhD
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