synaptic SOLVED and mirrors
wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 19:11:04 UTC 2011
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 gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 10:42 +0100, Alan Pope wrote:
> > > On 13 September 2011 08:05, Ric Moore <wayward4now at gmail.com> 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
> sudo apt-get install -f (repeat as necessary)
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get upgrade
> might work for you.
Finally found it on the web, remove software-properties-gtk
...now the settings/repositories window opens. I must have pushed a red
button and installed it, like a lunk.
Now, how to select mirrors to usa?? That one eludes me. I keep seeing
apt-get and synaptic trying Translations, Translation-en and
translations-en-USA and never seeming to DO anything useful while
stalling all the damn time. I could live without that nicely. 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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