[ubuntu-za] Continual error message in top right screen

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu May 31 09:09:10 UTC 2012


Hi Leon

I think the archive is screwy.
What do you other guys think?

Cheers

hg

On 31 May 2012 11:06, Leon Gert Marincowitz <lmarincowitz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
>
> Thanks for the advise Hilton
> I did it and it downloaded and installed alot of new stuff, but then gave
> me this error:
>
> Fetched 1 112 kB in 3min 15s (5 696 B/s)
> Reading package lists... Done
> W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is
> not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error:
> http://extras.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures were
> invalid: BADSIG 16126D3A3E5C1192 Ubuntu Extras Archive Automatic Signing
> Key <ftpmaster at ubuntu.com>
>
> W: Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release
>
> W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old
> ones used instead.
>
>
> What does this mean, is it possible for the Za servers not to have the
> full packages?
>
> Leon
>
>
>
>
>
> On 30 May 2012 14:37, <ubuntu-za-request at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
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>> Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 14:27:35 +0200
>> From: Leon Gert Marincowitz <lmarincowitz at gmail.com>
>> To: Ubuntu South African Local Community <ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Subject: [ubuntu-za] Continual error message in top right screen
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>> Any Thoughts welcome
>>
>> I update Precise everytime there's new packages.
>> But it seems my system doesn't remember that it is updated and then says
>> the last time it was, was over a 14 days ago.
>> Then this red triangle appears with an exclamation mark in the top right
>> bar.
>>
>> Keep on updating, it keeps on coming back.
>>
>> What to do, any thoughts anyone?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Leon
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>> Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 14:38:55 +0200
>> From: Hilton Gibson <hilton.gibson at gmail.com>
>> To: ubuntu-za at lists.ubuntu.com
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>> Hi Leon
>>
>> Try this.
>>
>> 1. Open a terminal. Type CTL+ALT+t on your keyboard.
>> 2. Type this in the terminal without the quotes. "sudo apt-get update".
>> 3. Type this in the terminal without the quotes. "sudo apt-get
>> dist-upgrade".
>> 4. Follow the instructions.
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> hg
>>
>>
>> On 05/30/2012 02:27 PM, Leon Gert Marincowitz wrote:
>> > Any Thoughts welcome
>> >
>> > I update Precise everytime there's new packages.
>> > But it seems my system doesn't remember that it is updated and then
>> > says the last time it was, was over a 14 days ago.
>> > Then this red triangle appears with an exclamation mark in the top
>> > right bar.
>> >
>> > Keep on updating, it keeps on coming back.
>> >
>> > What to do, any thoughts anyone?
>> >
>> > Thanks
>> > Leon
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
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