Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Wed Sep 14 19:29:19 UTC 2011

Ric Moore wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-09-14 at 11:03 -0500, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>> On Wed, 14 Sep 2011 01:20:44 -0400
>> Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 10:42 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
>>>> On 13 September 2011 08:05, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
>>>>> 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
>>>> Which country mirror are you using? Perhaps switch to a different
>>>> one and see if the issue still occurs?
>>> I'm looking all over in it to figure where that is configured.
>>> Synaptic refuses to apply updates while it notes they are there. When
>>> I try to get into the repos editor it tells me I must update! So, I
>>> do, and it tells me to do that again and again, each time I try to
>>> get into settings / repositories. I think I'm done experimenting with
>>> Mint. 
>>> The Chef was right, "Never get out of the boat."  :) Ric
>> Maybe
>> sudo apt-get install -f (repeat as necessary)
>> sudo apt-get update
>> sudo apt-get upgrade
>> might work for you.
>> Cybe R. Wizard
> I tried that, I think from a previous post of yours. It does work.
> Synaptic didn't, until I edited a file somewhere up in /etc With my
> dinking around with synaptic, I'm sure I broke something as it doesn't
> allow me to get into the repository window anymore. I even un-installed
> it and re-installed it, then it really was broken. It's gotten past the
> realm of audience participation, no doubt, and a fresh install will fix
> all of that. It's the glorious search for "The Right Thing" on this end.
> I will not have anything less than that... it's the Geek Imperative.
> <chuckles> Ric
> p/s It's a good thing I'm not in politics with my "Gimmie the meat-ax'
> approach. Next election, feel free to write-in Wayward4now for POTUS.
> You could do far worse. :}

	have you had a look at /etc/apt/sources.list yet?

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