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update problem

Postby duncan222 on Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:42 am

I Appear to be able to download some updates but not others, how do I solve this problem ?

Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... 6/Packages Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... 6/Packages Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... 6/Packages Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... tion-en_GB Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... slation-en Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... tion-en_GB Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... slation-en Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... tion-en_GB Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Failed to fetch http://packages.linuxmint.com/dists/may ... slation-en Unable to connect to packages.linuxmint.com:http:
Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead

Mint 13 cinnamon 64 bit

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Re: update problem

Postby xenopeek on Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:48 am

You may try the following, that should solve it: viewtopic.php?f=90&t=122213
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Re: update problem

Postby bigj231 on Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:50 am

Darn it xenopeek. I didn't know that existed. And I just spent all that time writing out those same steps just to get ninja'd.

Use his tutorial. It's better than mine anyway.
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Re: update problem

Postby duncan222 on Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:48 am

Thanks for that link, it solved the problem.
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