Ubuntu servers

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 14:37:40 UTC 2015


On 11 October 2015 at 15:26,  <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Oct 2015 15:06:46 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
>>On 11 October 2015 at 11:59,  <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:
>>> https://packages.ubuntu.com/ Connection timed out
>>>
>>> Is there another package search?
>>
>>Try http://packages.ubuntu.com  I don't know whether https should work
>>or not.
>
> Thank you http://packages.ubuntu.com works, https sometimes works, but
> most of the times it doesn't.
>
> However, when using https://www.startpage.com/ to search for
>   ubuntu package search
> all hits lead to https.

Perhaps that is an issue for startpage.  I note that neither
duckduckgo nor google point to https://

>
>>> This is not just a temporarily issue.
>>>
>>> Many Ubuntu servers are a PITA.
>>>
>>> The Ubuntu one log in is quick, but to log in to edit the Wiki takes
>>> minutes.
>>
>>Which server do you mean (url please)?
>
> For example when I edited the Wiki https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Releases, I
> needed to log in. At first to Ubuntu one, wich was fast, but then to
> the Wiki. The login to the Wiki takes very long.

Yes, you are right, login there is slow, at least at the moment.

Colin



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