[ubuntu-za] my Ubuntu Calistoga does not download applications anymore

Bruce Pieterse dev at otq.za.net
Thu Feb 23 18:05:57 UTC 2012

On Thu 23 Feb 2012 16:45:21 SAST, Nico Michael wrote:
> Hi there
> This happened after an upgrade broke my ubuntu
> For a few weeks my Ubuntu Calistoga does not download applications
> when I use
> Ubuntu Software Centre
> The only way I can install new apps  is to do
> sudo apt-get install
> I looked in the term log and
> sudo less /var/log/apt/term.log
> I found
> Log ended: 2012-02-03  12:48:50 (a few weeks ago)
> Even though I tried to dowload install an app
> It freezes
> I also have the same problems when I try to run Updates it freezes
> An I looking at the right log as I dont see errors
> please advise

Hi Nico,

Could you try and do the following for me:
1. Open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T)
2. Type into the terminal: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Are there any error messages that get displayed or does apt-get update 
everything ok?


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