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SPM Reload ERROR

Postby snah on Thu Jun 05, 2014 8:14 am

Re: LMDE Cinnamon Edition_201403_32-bit

Hi,

Please interpret/resolve:

Synaptic Package Manager Reload error:
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W: Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/debian/InRelease 

W: Failed to fetch http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/dists/testing/InRelease 

W: Failed to fetch http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security/dists/testing/updates/InRelease 

W: Failed to fetch http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia/dists/testing/InRelease 

W: Failed to fetch http://extra.linuxmint.com/dists/debian/InRelease 

W: Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/debian/Release.gpg  Could not resolve 'packages.linuxmint.com'

W: Failed to fetch http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/dists/testing/Release.gpg  Could not resolve 'debian.linuxmint.com'

W: Failed to fetch http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security/dists/testing/updates/Release.gpg  Could not resolve 'debian.linuxmint.com'

W: Failed to fetch http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia/dists/testing/Release.gpg  Could not resolve 'debian.linuxmint.com'

W: Failed to fetch http://extra.linuxmint.com/dists/debian/Release.gpg  Could not resolve 'extra.linuxmint.com'

W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.



Repos:

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mint@mint ~ $ inxi -r
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
           deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian main upstream import
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/ testing main contrib non-free
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
           deb http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/multimedia testing main non-free
           deb http://extra.linuxmint.com debian main
mint@mint ~ $



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Re: SPM Reload ERROR

Postby snah on Thu Jun 05, 2014 12:30 pm

Hi,

Aptitude CLI Package Manager nonfunctional, as well:

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mint@mint ~ $ sudo aptitude install b43-fwcutter
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  b43-fwcutter
0 packages upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 26.0 kB of archives. After unpacking 53.2 kB will be used.
Err http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/ testing/contrib b43-fwcutter i386 1:018-2
  Could not resolve 'debian.linuxmint.com'
0% [Working]E: Failed to fetch http://debian.linuxmint.com/latest/pool/contrib/b/b43-fwcutter/b43-fwcutter_018-2_i386.deb: Could not resolve 'debian.linuxmint.com'
                                         
mint@mint ~ $




It gets to be a *REAL* hassle when the WLAN is DOA! On ubuntu, it was a breeze.
. . . NEED PATCH ASAP . . .
thx
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Re: SPM Reload ERROR

Postby snah on Thu Jun 05, 2014 2:04 pm

FUNCTIONAL REPO:
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#/etc/apt/sources.list
deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb-src http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import #Added by software-properties
deb http://mirror.rts-informatique.fr/linuxmint/debian/latest testing main contrib non-free
deb http://mirror.rts-informatique.fr/linuxmint/debian/latest/security testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://mirror.rts-informatique.fr/linuxmint/debian/latest/multimedia testing main non-free

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b43 WLAN ABORT

Postby snah on Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:38 pm

Hi,
The Broadcom b43-fwcutter installed OK, but its installer has a BUG:

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deb@min ~ $ sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  firmware-b43-installer
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 13 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/10.3 kB of archives.
After this operation, 57.3 kB of additional disk space will be used.
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
  firmware-b43-installer
Install these packages without verification? [y/N] y
Selecting previously unselected package firmware-b43-installer.
(Reading database ... 144289 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking firmware-b43-installer (from .../firmware-b43-installer_1%3a018-2_all.deb) ...
Setting up firmware-b43-installer (1:018-2) ...
No chroot environment found. Starting normal installation
--2014-06-05 16:19:16--  http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2
Resolving www.lwfinger.com (www.lwfinger.com)... failed: Name or service not known.
wget: unable to resolve host address ‘www.lwfinger.com’
dpkg: error processing firmware-b43-installer (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 4
Errors were encountered while processing:
 firmware-b43-installer
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)[100]
deb@min ~ $




Problem appears unique to LMDE.
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Cannot boot into Recovery Mode

Postby snah on Thu Jun 05, 2014 6:45 pm

Hi,
Attempting to do Recovery Mode maintenance FAILS, asking for a root password.

Q1: What is the default root password for LMDE, or doesn't one exist?

Q2: Can someone provide a reference to the LMDE docs?

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