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

Bruce Pieterse dev at otq.za.net
Wed Feb 29 16:27:49 UTC 2012


On Tue 28 Feb 2012 10:49:32 SAST, Nico Michael wrote:
> Hi Bruce
> I had a problem I ran the following:
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get upgrade
> I saw which list was duplicated and commented out  in my sources.list
>
> look to see if there are any error messages that get displayed
> sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
>
> the error went away
>
> Kind regards
>
> Nico Michael
> (Sent from ptaisp.co.za)
>
>
> On 02/24/2012 05:52 PM, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
>> On Fri 24 Feb 2012 12:30:42 SAST, Nico Michael wrote:
>>> HI Bruce
>>> I got these errors when update ran:
>>>
>>> W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net oneiric Release: The following
>>> signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not
>>> available:
>>> NO_PUBKEY 04EED3E377741834
>>> W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/
>>> oneiric/partner i386 Packages
>>> (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_oneiric_partner_binary-i386_Packages)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Kind regards
>>>
>>> Nico Michael
>>> (Sent from ptaisp.co.za)
>>>
>>>
>>> On 02/23/2012 08:05 PM, Bruce Pieterse wrote:
>>>>   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?
>>>>
>>>>   Bruce
>>>>
>>>
>> Hi Nico,
>>
>> You can try
>>
>> sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys
>> 04EED3E377741834&&  sudo apt-get update
>>
>> Bruce
>>
>

Great!

Bruce



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