[xubuntu-users] software updates so slow they don't happen

George F. Nemeyer tigerwolf at tigerden.com
Wed Aug 13 17:44:56 UTC 2014

On Wed, 13 Aug 2014, James Freer wrote:

> It would seem the problem is with your landline telecommunications.

There's massive Internet outages because a batch of new routing
information was released yesterday, pushing the number of routes to over

This is causing (predicted) havoc with many routers that simply can't
handle more than that number without an update.  So the routers 'forget'
huge chunks of existing Internet routes when the new ones overwrote the
old ones.

Until ISPs and routing locations fix this, much of the Internet will be
just 'broken'.

You can try again later and see if things to your location are improved.

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