Unable to update or install software

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snurav
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Unable to update or install software

Postby snurav » Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:59 pm

I am new to Linux OS, 4 weeks ago i installed Linux Mint 14, it was working fine and updating, but suddenly i started getting error messages in update manager like "Unable to connect 165.21.42.84:8080"

then I followed some topics in this forum, i also tried changing the server in software sources, when i tried to get the best server, i got this error "no suitable download server found" ....

I m struck, please help me out.

meteorrock
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Re: Unable to update or install software

Postby meteorrock » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:26 am

Lets try to update your headers and see if that works. Use the:

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 sudo apt-get update


Then try my guide over here to see if it will help you. viewtopic.php?f=42&t=122705

You can also go into the settings of linux mint in the synapic package manager and try to find a better and closer location for your headers through the menu of your GUI for linux mint.


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