Problem Getting Arabic language for 12.04
wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 04:04:00 UTC 2012
On 11/26/2012 09:58 AM, Colin Law wrote:
> On 26 November 2012 13:50, Chester Howes, K8NYC <howesc at juno.com> wrote:
>> I work for Goodwill Easter Seals of the Miami Valley (GESMV) in Dayton Ohio. We refurbish machines for sale in our PC store. We just sold an UBUNTU 12.04 machine and the customer wants to load the Arabic language pack for use with an Arabic Keyboard.
>> When we ran the language Support from System Settings to get Arabic, we got these errors:
>> Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/firefox/firefox-locale-ar_16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 220.127.116.11 80]
>> Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/thunderbird/thunderbird-locale-ar_16.0.2+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_i386.deb 404 Not Found [IP: 18.104.22.168 80]
> Try again in a few hours, it may just be a temporary problem with the server.
>> I guess the files got moved or something ;)
>> I ran the same function on my own MintLinux box and it worked fine. Any suggestions how to load the Arabic onto his 12.04? Maybe with a manual load from an older repository?
It might be far far easier to re-install using the Arabic setting at the
very beginning, for the customer. That would save you a couple of grey
hairs, at the very least! :) 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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