wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 04:45:51 UTC 2011
On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 13:14 +0100, nepal wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 19:26:51 +1000
> Basil Chupin <blchupin at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> > 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?
> > BC
> Its the same on Mint 11. Has been like this for a while, probably a
> couple of weeks even.
That answers my question then... it's borked somehow. Yup, Mint 11. I
think I'll have to do ANOTHER clean install, to <chokes/gasps>
Natty/Unity. That's OK, I won't suffer long, I'll have KDE on it in a
heartbeat. Oh.... the humanity! Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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