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Fickle mintupdate

Postby sammi.sammi on Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:58 pm

Mintupdate, when in the corner, is saying something about over 100 new packages to install, given that I've JUST installed xfce daryna again.

When I double-click the icon and enter my password, it's saying 'could not refresh the list of packages'.

How do I fix this please?
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Re: Fickle mintupdate

Postby Husse on Sat Jun 28, 2008 4:22 pm

The number of updates is expected - that's life :)
I guess it is an internet problem
Open a terminal and run
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sudo apt-get update

You may get some error message "can not connect to...."
The version in Daryna - unlike the latest mintUpdate - cannot recover from that
You could comment out the failing repository by adding two # in front of the line containing it in sources.list
If you need more help please post back
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