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by jerseygal
Sat Aug 08, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Could not download safety rules
Replies: 10
Views: 2665

Re: Could not download safety rules

OMG - this is a riot. Here's the fix (at least for me). In the mint update window, proxy tabs, I clicked on "manual" - didn't enter anything, clicked apply and it worked! In the meantime, I have a network router that keeps dropping the connection so I have to run into the other room, unplug it, plug...
by jerseygal
Sat Aug 08, 2009 2:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Could not download safety rules
Replies: 10
Views: 2665

Re: Could not download safety rules

Thank you. I'm impressed with myself that I tried everything you suggested - in fact I'm more impressed with myself every day. Is that what Linux does for you?
by jerseygal
Sat Aug 08, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Could not download safety rules
Replies: 10
Views: 2665

Re: Could not download safety rules

Copying and pasting from terminal.... jon-desktop jon # apt-get -y autoremove && aptitude -y autoclean && aptitude -y clean && dpkg --configure -a Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded. R...
by jerseygal
Sat Aug 08, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Could not download safety rules
Replies: 10
Views: 2665

Re: Could not download safety rules

I actually did search the forums and tried some of the things that seemed fairly simple. That was one of them, but I got the same response.
by jerseygal
Sat Aug 08, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Could not download safety rules
Replies: 10
Views: 2665

Could not download safety rules

This is what I copied and pasted from the information window of mint update. ++ Launching mintUpdate in root mode ++ Starting refresh ++ Auto-refresh timer is going to sleep for 5 minutes, 0 hours and 0 days -- Failed to download new safety rules: [Errno socket error] [Errno -2] Name or service not ...

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