Basil Chupin blchupin at
Tue Sep 13 09:26:51 UTC 2011

On 13/09/11 17:05, Ric Moore wrote:
> Is anyone else having problems with synaptic lately? I don't recall
> seeing this behavior before where it keeps trying to hit
> "Translations-en" and "Translations-en_US" and "Translationsindex"
> repeatedly and repeatedly, hangs for a bit then hits on them again. Then
> it utterly fails. This is with natty, BTW. Status on each reads "failed"
> during the reload process.
> The reload takes forever, then there are no upgrades noted to apply. An
> apt-get upgrade loads packages and installs them just fine. This is
> making me nutz. I hope I didn't break it. But, if I did, how to fix? Ric

Simple answer, old boy: time to change to another distro.

Ah, but haven't you already switched over to Minties by now?



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