I'm using Daryna very happily. However when I tried to download skype I first got a message about 'backing up APT sources'. This took over 30mins.
Skype then downloaded itself to the desktop, I think okay.
I then selected the five packages to be installed but, when I tried to install them to the hard drive, they all failed. I got messages about 'failing to fetch' from archive.ubuntu.com....... the reasons being on packages 1, 4, and 5 'connection timed out' and on packages 2 and 3 'no route to host'.
I'm totally lost here and would really appreciate some guidance.